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After the Hanoi Hilton, an Accounting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When combat ceased across Vietnam, it signaled the start of a cold war over the Americans left behind. As family members agonized, nearly 2,500 POWs and MIAs had become human pieces in a diplomatic chess match that outlasted the war itself. Historic accounts, as they happened, are told by a former Vietnam Marine and CBS News correspondent who covered the complex issue for more than a decade.
Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
The Angels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 116,640. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
They all, President Truman, the Army, Air Force, Navy, and the Marine Corps feared the Central Intelligence Agency, yet the president tasked it with doing something that the Air Force would not do. That was to develop a manned overhead reconnaissance program to spy on RussiaDespite many technological and bureaucratic hurdles, the CIA develops both Area 51 and the revolutionary plane, the U-2.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 1
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Ruby Side Thompson, an ordinary woman living during the World War ll London Blitz bombing blasts history out of the realm of dry, dusty names and dates and places the reader in the midst of the terrifying events as they unfold. This is very important documentation and will have tremendous appeal to those who have an avid interest in the effect of the war on ordinary citizens.
Hindbusters
You set the price! Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.
SAT & BAF! Memories of a Tower Rat
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this entertaining and enlightening memoir, the author carries you with him as he provides security for live Pershing II nuclear missiles in Cold War Germany. He takes you up to the towers, out to the field, and out on the town. It includes adventure, history, travel, romance, and a lot of humor. For the first time, someone tells you what it was really like to stand between the Bear & the Eagle.
Soldier, Storyteller: A Woman Soldier Goes to War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
On August 2, 1990, Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. Within twenty-four hours, he controlled the entire country. Five days later, the United States was deploying soldiers and had named the military operation Desert Shield. This would be the largest deployment of women at the time. Soldier, Storyteller is a rare inside look at war from a woman’s perspective and answers "What was it like?"
Loyal and Steadfast - The Story of HMS Consort
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
LOYAL and STEADFAST is the story of HMS CONSORT, a C class destroyer commissioned into the post-World War 2 Royal Navy. During her ten years of service, CONSORT spent nearly all her time in the Far East - participating in the Occupation of Japan, the Malayan Emergency and the Korean War.
The Marine Memoirs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
A personal journal written by a United States Marine, which was updated during all one hundred and eighty two days of his deployment to Afghanistan. This is the first time in history a book has been written that covers an entire combat deployment, from the day he landed unto the day he left.
To the Shores of Tripoli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » Military
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is an historical fiction about the US Marines and Navy during the First Barbary War. While the three protagonists are fictional characters representing all Marines who served, most of the others are actual historical figures.
So Be It!
Price: Free! Words: 37,840. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dodging attacks by Stuka dive-bombers, digging up unexploded bombs, dragging bodies from burning aircraft, running the gauntlet of the Portsmouth Blitz; Don Sutherland's true story of service in the wartime RAF brings to life the terror and tedium of the life of groundcrew in those desperate days.
Memoirs of World War II
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Based on the letters written to his wife between August 1942 and June 1945, this memoir is an account of the author's experiences as a Counter-Intelligence Corp officer attached to the US Army VIIth Corp, including mobilisation in England, invasion of Normandy on D-Day +1, the liberation of Paris, the Battle of the Bulge, and the fight across Germany to Leipzig at the end of the war in Europe.
Pork Chop Pride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
An epic true story of one man’s redemption as he witnesses, and falls victim to the horrors of Marine Corps boot camp.
Heart of a Military Woman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Stories and Tributes to Those Who Serve Our Country Heart of a Military Woman is a keepsake collection of true short stories, touching tributes and emotive poems, celebrating our active and retired service members. Historic, nostalgic and some quite recent, these are written by military members, their families and loved ones, sharing sentiments and pride as only they can.
War Paint ! A Pictorial History of the 4th Marine Division at War in the Pacific. Volume I - The Marshall Islands (Roi & Namur)
Series: War Paint ! A Pictorial History of the 4th Marine Division at War in the Pacific. Price: Free! Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The War Paint series is profusely illustrated with original photographs and artworks, some seldom seen by the public. This four volume series covers all the battles that the 4th Marine Division participated: Volume One covers the battle for Roi and Namur in the Marshall Islands.
Recall! Return of the IRR
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
They came from cities, farms, and towns all across the country. They had long hair, beards, and bad attitudes. They dropped everything in January of 1991 and reported as the president ordered. They were not happy about it one bit. In this true story, the author relates his experiences as one of 20,000 people recalled to active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm. This is exactly how it was.
Into the Darkness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by David Vernon. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"Into the Darkness" is the true story of a young Australian thown into the crucible of the air war over Europe. Navigator, Arthur Hoyle, discovers the excitement, the comraderie and the fear of being part of Bomber Command. This book dramatically recreates the the trials of air crews over the dark skies of Europe — where the chance of surviving the full ‘tour’ was very low.
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.

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