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Nonfiction » History » War
My Pacific Star by Harry Dean
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,540. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
An enthusiastic recruit, Harry Dean joined the Royal New Zealand Air Force at a turbulent point in world history. Trained to fly as a member of an operational bomber reconnaissance squadron, he took part in the Pacific Islands campaign during WWII. During the campaign, Harry came close to death on numerous occasions. However, he faced danger with an unwavering spirit and formed lasting friends
Flight of A Hell Hawk: The Autobiography of Edward J. Lopez, WWII Fighter Pilot by Edward J. Lopez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Steve Silkin. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Edward Lopez grew up in Los Angeles in the 1920s and '30s; a Latino scamp sneaking into movies, riding bikes--like all the other kids. He spent a year with family in New Mexico, learning the cowboy life on a ranch. Then World War II came and soon he was a fighter pilot in dogfights and bombings that would help Gen. Patton's Third Army advance into Germany and fight the Battle of the Bulge.
The Polish Patriot by Uri Jerzy Nachimson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The war destroyed his world, interrupted his dreams and forced him to deal with new realities. His loyalty and love for the old Poland slowly began to fade when he discovered that his nationalism was based on misconceptions about his Polish “brethren.” The Nazi occupation gave his Polish neighbors a golden opportunity to get rid of the “Dirty Jews” and get their properties
My Father was The Phantom in Hitler's SS by Elizabeth Washington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » War
"When my father died, I was shocked to find out that he was the Phantom in Hitler's SS. This is the story of a young man who enlisted in the US Army and due to his competency in many languages; was selected by the Army to be a spy in Nazi Germany. As fate would have it, he was chosen personally by Adolph Hitler to undertake special assignments."
War, And Going To War, Is Simply Not Of God! by Roger Henri Trepanier
Series: The Truth Seeker's Library, Book 14. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Ethics, Nonfiction » History » War
The author looks at war through the ages of time from God’s perspective, examining its root causes and providing some plausible explanations on why God has allowed war in the past, even sanctioned it at times. The author then concludes that war, and going to war, is simply not of God! Some possible objections are examined, including a discussion of the Second Amendment to the US Constitution.
Wolfram Wars: Exposing The Secret Battle in Portugal by Rod Ashley
Price: $3.99 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.
B-17, Brennan's Circus - The Plane Who Wouldn't Die by Michael Beech
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 34,520. 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.
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.