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Nonfiction » History » War
Wolfram Wars: Exposing The Secret Battle in Portugal by Rod Ashley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » European
Wolfram Wars examines the role of Portugal in the Wolfram trade, alongside the exploits of its British, American and German customers. It takes in the glitz and glamour of wartime Lisbon, the mischievous dealings of intelligence services, and includes some of WWII’s most interesting spies – spies with code names such as Garbo, Tricycle, and Treasure.
Innovation in Weapon Systems: What Can History Teach Us? by Leonard Gaston
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Military threats from other societies? Nothing new. Intimidation through terrorism? Nothing new. Conflict has been a constant in human history. Innovation in weapons development has sometimes facilitated aggression but at other times has enhanced the ability of a society to protect itself. This book sheds a bright light on the impact of innovative technology.
Fragments Under Glass by Rebecca Siegel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Fragments Under Glass tells in a moving way the experiences of a young, teenage Girl—her life before, during and after the Holocaust.
Comrade Baron: A Journey through the Vanishing World of the Transylvanian Aristocracy by Jaap Scholten
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 109,880. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by HelenaHistoryPress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
In the darkness of the early morning of March 3, 1949, almost all of the Transylvanian aristocracy were arrested in their beds and loaded onto trucks by workers of the Communist Regime. Family histories began to converge with the vast, systematic destruction that took place in this part of Europe over almost half a century ago. Scholten uncovers the horrors that people preferred not to talk about.
An Overview on the US Involvement in the Vietnam War by Beatrice-Camelia Arbore
Price: Free! Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book deals with the involvement of the USA in the Vietnam conflict, one of the most destructive wars of the 20th century.
B-17, Brennan's Circus - The Plane Who Wouldn't Die by Michael Beech
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
It was WWII, October 14, 1943, and the most violent 1-day air battle ever fought was underway. The target was the ball-bearing factories at Schweinfurt, Germany. Before the day was over, 60 of the great B-17 bombers with their crews of 10 men each would fall from the sky. Nearly 600 US airmen would be lost in the span of just 7 hours. It would be the biggest disaster of the war for the USAAF.
Destination: Freiheit (part 1 from 3) by Lily Amis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: German. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
"Destination: Freiheit" ist ein autobiographischer Roman und der erste Teil einer Trilogie. Mit nur zwei Koffern und einer Menge Hoffnung fliehen Mutter und Kind vor dem Krieg in ihrer Heimat nach Europa.
My Father's Battle by Vicki Hartman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A unique blend of history and healing, My Father's Battle is both battlefield memoir and a narrative of hope as it addresses the haunting after-effects of war on the family. Told by both father and daughter it's one man's battle, a family's journey and the peace they find together.
Threads of The War, Volume I: Personal Truth Inspired Flash-Fiction of The 20th Century's War by Jeremy Strozer
Series: Threads of The War. Price: Free! Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
The Threads of the War series shares personal stories from real-life military history across the span of The 20th Century's War. In Volume I, experience the intimate moments between a father and son high over Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941; squirm in your seats with the movie-goers at a German cinema in 1915; and travel a rail line with some children in East Prussia in 1945.
Забытая Першая сусветная вайна by Міхаіл Галдзянкоў
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: Belarusian. Published: November 18, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
У чэрвені 2014 года споўнілася сто гадоў ад пачатка Першай сусветнай вайны. Вельмі дзіўна, але ў СССР не рабілася асаблівых паведамленняў аб гэтай вайне, ніхто не надрукаваў пра яе кнігу, нягледзячы на тое, што на яе франтах знаходзілася мноства вядомых пісьменнікаў, ніхто не прысвяціў ёй фільм… За дваццаць гадоў з моманта распаду Савецкага Саюза гэтую вайну, падаецца, зусім забылі.
Voices from the Explosion: RAF Fauld, the World's Largest Accidental Blast, 1944 by Valerie Hardy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The story, told for the first time from eyewitness accounts, of the world’s largest manmade pre-nuclear explosion - at RAF Fauld in 1944
Agent ZEMLIAK: The Spy Who Stayed in the Cold. by Mark William Doyle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The spying Cold War started ten years before U2 pilot Gary Powers was exchanged for Rudolf Abel. In 1952 the Soviets had an Australian agent codenamed ZEMLIAK with access to US and British secrets. This is the true story of how VENONA intelligence identified Soviet spies in Australia, and how in response the Australians managed to encourage the defection of a senior Soviet spy who named ZEMLIAK.
Voices From a Distant War: A Collection of War Histories by Joe Freitus
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 166,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by YourSpecs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
VOICES FROM A DISTANT WAR is a collection of 44 short memoirs of those who were part of war, each written in the writers’ own hand. Follow along as editor Joe Freitus reminds us, through the eyes of those who were there, what it is like to serve our country during war-time.
‘ANZAC - Diary of Harold Rydon 1914-1917’ by Rupert Mayhew
Price: Free! Words: 28,530. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A Record of the Experiences of No. 943 Lance-Corporal H. E. Rydon of the 9th Battalion, Third Infantry Brigade, First Australian Division, A.I.F. & later as Captain of the Royal Air Force
Foxy Chives by J. M. Rooney
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A college drop-out documents the 95% of the time that a combat Marine is not engaged in combat. The author describes the day to day routine of life in the Vietnamese War (the Vietnamese call the contest, the American War) in 1968, the worst year.