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The Great Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The weather, the built-in hazards of night refueling, target identification, and the mountains hiding in the dark are all enemies- and of course, there's the enemy, too. These pilots have a saying, "And if the big guns don't get you, the black karst will." But then back on top in the moonlight, a man finds brief moments to think his own thoughts before cracking a low ceiling back at home base.
The Wild Wild West
Price: Free! Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The story of a young soldier's deployment to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom during the 2003 American invasion. The untamed desert of the Middle East was dubbed "The Wild Wild West" by the troops because of the resemblance to the "Cowboys and Indians" era of the American frontier.
Discarded No Longer Required
Price: Free! Words: 34,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
The MoD is supposed to care for our veterans. A young seriously wounded soldier was refused treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham because he was not English! Some very seriously wounded young veterans are being placed in old people’s homes. Serving wounded personnel are also being let down so have to resort to legal action against the MoD and NHS to receive better care.
MilSpeak: Warriors, Veterans, Family and Friends Writing the Military Experience
Price: Free! Words: 167,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This collection of true stories is a great volume (for the living room or the class room) to get the conversation started about the wartime experience and military life. What are our troops and their families really enduring to answer the call to duty? Revisit the Korean War and Vietnam War on your way to the Gulf Wars as you learn about military life in the words of those who live it.
Combat Zone Tourist: My 13 Months of Emails from the Sandbox
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.
Twenty One Months
Price: Free! Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Five months after being drafted into the United States Army, I found myself in the middle of South Vietnam and wondering if I was ever going to go home again. This book will give the reader a view of what the Vietnam War was like for me. It has over 50 true stories and events that show different obstacles the soldiers faced and bizarre ways they died while in Vietnam.
Let's Kill the Dai Uy
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
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.
The Saga of a Canadian Typhoon Fighter Pilot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Hawker Typhoon despite numerous technical flaws, was the finest ground support aircraft in Europe during World War II. From his enlistment in Toronto through the final flights over Germany, this is the memoir of Jack Hilton, an RCAF fighter pilot, who successfully flew this challenging aircraft.
Stretcher Bearer The Butchers Bill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,910. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Stretcher Bearer the butcher’s bill begins within the Northwest of England in the mid-sixties when the author was a boy growing up. It touches on his Army training and some unbelievable heroics by stretcher bearers of the past to present day. He then briefly covers the formation of the Red Cross and more importantly why? Including his own role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War.
Lets Kill the Dai Uy (Tiếng Việt cho thuyền trưởng)
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: Vietnamese. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the Vietnamese version of a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
The Pink Marine Unloaded: A Collection of Letters I Sent to my Family from Marine Corps Boot Camp
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Politics & society
(5.00 from 1 review)
This a collection of letters and pictures from my time in Marine Corps Boot Camp and is an ancillary piece to the best-selling memoir, The Pink Marine -- which is a true story about Marine Corps Boot Camp.
The Memories of the Russian Military Paramedic Michael Novikov of the Finnish War
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Here there are recorded the real memories of the soldier of the Finnish war. This soldier is my grandfather, Michael Antonovich Novikov. He lived for 90 years and died in Michurinsk, where he was buried.
Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want to read this book.
Reluctant Hero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
An incredible true story about John's Dad, Bill, who left school at 14 and became a Lancaster Bomber PILOT in WW2. He wanted to be part of the 'establishment' but rebelled when he realised how expendable he was. Victim of their class concious attitudes, he was unwilling to toe their line. An exciting, thrill-filled war story and a window into history.
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager is the first volume in Passion for Flight, a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots who inspire young and old alike to take to the skies. Brig. Gen. Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier, on Oct. 14, 1947.
One Last Deployment
Price: Free! Words: 78,560. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Adam was working his way through college, after two deployments in Iraq with the Marine Corps he was more than finished with combat service and ready to transition into the civilian world. Until his National Guard unit was activated for a tour in Afghanistan. Adam speaks candidly about the day to day challenges of an average citizen soldier from activation until his return home.
100 cosas que no sabías sobre Hitler y el Tercer Reich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Circulan muchas mentiras y medias verdades sobre Adolf Hitler. Este ensayo trata de explicar la verdad de forma breve y concisa, dividiendo en 100 puntos cada uno de los mitos al respecto. Por fin unas explicaciones rápidas y claras al alcance de todos, sin la aridez metodológica de los estudios históricos ni bulos o exageraciones. Incluye un extenso estudio fotográfico de su vida.
The Journeys of Joyce & Peter
Price: Free! Words: 21,970. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Journeys of Joyce and Peter is a detailed and personal account of the lives of two special and unique people – Peter and Joyce Peeters.

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