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Royal Marines Slang and Sayings
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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All Military Services around the world develop their own choice of words while training their recruits, something that is unique to just them. A tradition that goes back many years, but still goes on to this day. In fact, it could be said that a military minded person could usually work out where they are just by he
A Ray of Light: Reinhard Heydrich, Lidice, and the North Staffordshire Miners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: British English. Published: August 23, 2018 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Military
Lidice was a peaceful and vibrant community in Czechoslovakia with a rich mining heritage. But an act of Nazi revenge saw this village wiped from existence in a horrifying chapter of European history. This is the story of Lidice's downfall and what happened next. Would the village simply be allowed to become a footnote in history, or would it rise from the ashes and forge a new future?
1917 -- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WW1 Part 4
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
In Part four, 1917, the Battle of Vimy Ridge often is called Canada’s coming of age, but is that how contemporary newspapers viewed the victory? Meanwhile, not long after his second inauguration, President Woodrow Wilson, following years of pledging American neutrality, declares war on Germany.
A Crocus From Jerusalem
Series: DLE Military History. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
The diary of a 19-year-old soldier who survived the sinking of the troopship Transylvania in a U-boat attack and fought the Ottoman Turks in the Holy Land in World War One.
Pigtail Pilot
Series: DLE Military History. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 17-minute training flight ended in tragedy when the aircraft spun into the ground, killing a World War Two veteran and a talented 20-year-old pupil who might have become the first woman to gain her RAF pilot’s wings.
U.S. Army C-46 Transport Plane Crash China-Burma Border Region August 1943
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The August 1943 crash of a C46 transport plane near a mountain in the jungles of Burma made headlines worldwide. Reporter Eric Sevareid worked tirelessly to ensure that the accident reached United Press headquarters in New York .He commended the medics and others who saved him and his companions. He wrote later that they deserved citations for their bravery and selflessness. 20 persons survived.
1915 -- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WWI Part 2
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In Part Two, spring of 1915 is consumed with two traumatic events. The Canadian Expeditionary Force passes its trial by fire, entering battle for the first time and winning glory while becoming victims of a chlorine gas attack. A month later, the United States is shocked that German submarine warfare has killed civilians.
United States Army Special Forces in Thailand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a brief history of U. S. Army Special Forces operating in the Kingdom of Thailand during the Vietnam War.
Mexican American War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Mexican American War was a two year long war that lasted from 1846 to 1848. It was fought between Mexico and America. The main reason for the war was the then American President James K. Polk who wanted to spread the boundaries of America.
U. S. Army Engineers in Thailand 1962 - 1971
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is a story of U. S. Army Engineers in Thailand (1962 - 1971) the amazing construction projects completed by members of the United States Army's 44th Engineer Battalion and the units assigned to Thailand during the Vietnam War.
1914 --- A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and World War I - Part one
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
In Part one, 1914, the war begins. Canada is proud to contribute to the war effort while the United States declares its neutrality.
Os Códigos Q
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Este e-book vai te ensinar os códigos e ainda te passar dicas de memorização, para você ficar apto.
Hitler's Secret Atomic Bomb
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book asks a simple question. Did Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party he led create an Atomic bomb during World War 2? If the answer is yes, could it have been used against the allies.
Honor Roll, WWI, The Winners of the Medal of Honor, 1917-1918
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the honor roll of the men who won the Medal of Honor in World War One.
L'aéronaute embourbé
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: French. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Au début de l’autre siècle, Jules Viallet, adepte du plus léger que l’air, consacre tout son temps libre à sa passion : voler. Titulaire d’un des premiers brevets de pilote de ballon à gaz, il multiplie les vols au-dessus de la région parisienne et au-delà. En août 1914, il se retrouve incorporé comme sergent fourrier dans l’armée de terre, au 33ème R.I.
A B-25 Bomber Crashes Into The Empire State Building July 28, 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The twin-engine Mitchell Bomber that crashed into the Empire State Building in late July 1945 was en route to La Guardia Airport from Massachusetts. A veteran pilot was lost in a dense fog. Flying at approximately 1,775 feet the aircraft was beneath a 2,000 feet altitude limit followed by aviators at the time. Aside from the three crewmen on the B-25D eleven building occupants lost their lives.
Gallows Dust and Other Works
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gallows Dust is a nonfiction short story about Eric Zanne's and others' time in Iraq as U.S. soldiers. The Ritual is a short fiction story about a young mage's attempts to gain a teacher. Father Art is a short fiction story about a werewolf hunting priest.
Trump's Amazon Army: An Essay
You set the price! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Policy essay on women in combat. Create all female guards units attached to combat units. Use for logistics protection, home front, reconnaissance in rear duties with women's guards. Man and wife duty assignments encouraged on ships, air bases, army units. Integrated artillery, armor and aircraft attached to women's guards units. Some reverse social engineering advised. We take swipes at feminist.
Basic Parachute Training
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Join S Mawdsley on the basic military parachute course at Brize Norton. You'll learn how parachutists are trained and what drills they need to get safely out of a plane at 120 mph. Then go with him down to England's south west coast on a maritime counter terrorism training course where he had his first jump out of training into the sea.
Escape from Sobibor | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Learn About The Sobibor Concentration Camp And The People Who Escaped In A Fraction Of The Time It Takes To Read The Actual Book!!! Escape from Sobibor builds the personality and heart of the story it contains by firstly focussing on the personality and story of Shlomo, a Jewish boy sent to the camp who survives as a Goldsmith for the Nazis.

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