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The Indestructible Man: the True Story of World War II Hero "Captain Dixie" by Don Keith
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,780. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dixie Kiefer was a true World War II hero, a sailor's skipper. But his valor when his big aircraft carrier was hit by Japanese kamikaze planes was unsurpassed, earning him the nickname "the indestructible man." He was an inspiration to his crew but also to a nation at war. But no one could have foreseen the end to "Captain Dixie's" amazing true story of bravery and leadership,
CIA War Bride by TD Barnes
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
CIA War Bride is a biography of the life of Velma and Werner Weiss, a CIA family starting during World War II when Velma worked for the CIA in England and continuing into Area 51 in the Nevada desert where Werner, a.k.a. the Desert Fox, commanded Project OXCART, the CIA's A-12 Mach 3 spyplane. The author worked with Werner Weiss at Area 51 and was a close friend of Velma Weiss until her death
A World War I Soldier and His Camera, Army 19th Engineers Seen Through Pvt. Emil Rezek's Camera And His Duty With The 14-Inch Naval Railway Gun by William Brown
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,840. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A story of an American soldier in World War I that served in both the Navy and Army. Pvt. Emil Rezek was an avid photographer with his Kodak camera, which along with his diary and photo comments thoroughly enriches the story.
My First Twenty-Five Years - From Hitler to Halifax by Mr. Finch Mellor
Price: Free! Words: 13,720. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a true account of a boy's struggle to support his broken family and the same man's quest to live life. A failed attempt to join the war as an under-ager, Art joined the Allied Merchant Navy. This is the remarkable story of his first twenty-five years of life. Thanks to him and many others like him, I have the freedom and means to publish his story on Smashwords at my own free will. Heroes.
SAS Operation Redfish One. by J.J. James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Military Transcript of a Special Air Service Operation to extract hostage from IRA Safe House - March 1984
Sgt. Reckless by World Watch Media
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Sgt. Reckless America’s Favorite War Horse By World Watch Media Bought by the members of the United States Marine Corps in October 1952 when she was three or four years old from a young Korean stable boy named Kim Huk Moon, Sergeant Reckless was a chestnut colored horse with three white stockings and blaze. Ah Chim Hai was the horse’s original name which means “Flame of the Morning”...
Hero of the Empire | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Summary of Hero of the Empire From Candace Millard The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill By Summary Station Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was born on 30 November 1874. He was an heir of a noble family of the Dukes of Marlborough. His ancestor George Spencer, a member of the aristocratic Spencer family, was proud of his consanguinity with John Churchill...
A Good Man And A Brave Man by Alan Gaunt
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 30,670. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Cecil Packer was a farm labourer, a factory worker, a shepherd and a devoted family man from Wiltshire who like so many others was sent to France to fight for his country in the First World War, and never returned. Alan Gaunt, set about researching Cecil's humble life and finally established the tragic circumstances of his death at the age of 31.
I Promise: A Memoir of Love, Death and the Afterlife by Linda Knappett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Military assassin. Bad boy biker. Mensa genius. One last chance to be the hero. Rob Hutson knows how to deal with twists of fate when the enemy is clearly defined, but he’s running out of time. It seems like life will continue adventure upon adventure when a new adversary appears. The odds are not in his favor yet he whispers a deathbed promise.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen IV, Douglas Mc Arthur El César del Siglo XX by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,160. Language: Spanish. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
El general Douglas Mc Arthur fue denominado el César de Siglo XX. Según Richard Nixon, fue uno de los hombres más grandes de todos los tiempos. Roosevelt lo llamó la encarnación del pueblo americano, pero Harry Trumman lo destituyó del cargo de Comandante Supremo Aliado por ligereza temperamental y no porque esta decisión favoreciera los intereses estadounidenses luego de la Segunda Guerra Mundial
Revelry and Redemption: The Real Story of the Death of Charles Lennox, Fourth Duke of Richmond by Leslie Smith Dow
You set the price! Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Charles Lennox is dying in the barn of the Chapman farm, of rabies contracted from the bite of an infected fox 60 days before. His stamina, for one who has never shown much ambition before, is astounding. He wavers in and out of consciousness & froths at the mouth. The man in charge of Canada is dying of rabies.
Drama, Pesadilla y Espectáculo by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,750. Language: Spanish. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Essay » Political
El 30 de agosto de 1996, 415 terroristas del Bloque Sur de las Farc atacaron por sorpresa y arrasaron la base militar de Las Delicias, ubicada a orillas del Río Caquetá. Después de 17 horas de fieros combates, 28 militares perdieron la vida, 60 fueron secuestrados y 15 quedaron heridos de gravedad. Lea aquí el relato de los sobrevivientes y de algunos de los terroristas atacantes.
Three Anzacs from Malta: a true story of friendship, love and loss by Gioconda Schembri
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This book follows the journey of three young Maltese men, Charles, Waldemar and Anthony, from their Mediterranean island all the way to Australia, the trenches of Gallipoli, France and the fields of Flanders against the backdrop of the raging First World War, as they are thrust in one of the deadliest conflicts humankind had ever seen, which would destroy a whole generation of youth.
I Also Walked on This Earth by Eugene Stefaniuk
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 350,510. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Eugene has walked over eight decades of his life on this earth and knows his walk is coming to the end. Before he bids farewell to this earthly walk, he wants to leave for family, relatives and friends his earthly life history. His life history is varied; from a farm boy who grew up in the: “Great Depression”, to being a school teacher, a military man and lastly a clergyman.
Battlefront Cook in Egypt and Italy by Alet Gardner
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Second World War experiences of Danie de Jager, including his resourceful and innovative menus.
The Blind History Lady Presents; Blinded WWII Vets, Meet Monroe Fox by Peggy Chong
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,070. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Monroe Fox lost his eyesight when his ship was hit the night before D-Day. His life was changed forever. Learn how Monroe dealt with his rehabilitation, his transition back to civilian life and the building of his future in Chama, New Mexico.
Открытие Германии by Андрей Савельев
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: Russian. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Первые послевоенные годы в Германии в воспоминаниях военного журналиста полковника Николая Бубнова были преисполнены надежд на добрые отношения с немцами и злой иронии в адрес как "капитализма" в целом, так и западных политиков того времени. Записки его внука, политика и ученого Андрея Савельева отражают "открытие Германии" после долгих десятилетий существования "железного занавеса".
In The Name Of God: Defending Apartheid by Michael HH Warren
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 171,290. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A frank and outspoken coming-of-age memoir, In The Name Of God is the author's exploration of the role he played in defending Apartheid. As the reluctant disciple of an unholy cause, he negotiates his way through Infantry School and beyond, wrestling with life and love along the way. Please note: This book does not sanction Apartheid ― read it and see for yourself!
The Bravest Guy: A True Story of Overcoming Seemingly Impossible Odds by Harry E. Wedewer
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
As a U.S. Army infantryman in World War II, Don Wedewer was twice wounded in four days. Both times he was left for dead. Now he was a double amputee and blind with seemingly no hope for the future. Through extraordinary determination and persistence, this highly decorated combat veteran overcame seemingly impossible odds to become a state and national leader in helping those with vision loss.
Combat Zone Tourist: My 13 Months of Emails from the Sandbox by Mike Belter
Price: Free! Words: 221,930. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow the story of an Army Reservist called up in 2004 who served 13 months in Iraq. While there, he begins to write weekly emails to his family and friends back at his civilian job in the United States. He spends 5 months in crazy world of the Baghdad Green Zone - the "world's largest gated community" then 8 months at the Corps headquarters running the war.