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Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. 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.
Let's Kill the Dai Uy
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. 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.
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.
Twenty One Months
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,800. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 5 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.
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.
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.
Stretcher Bearer The Butchers Bill
Price: Free! Words: 46,910. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 8 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.
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.
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.
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.
Kittyhawk Pilot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 and represented by John Low. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This is the true story of “Stocky” Edwards, Canada’s top living fighter pilot. The story begins in Battleford, Saskatchewan where Stocky grew up. During his childhood, shooting partridge, and working hard, Stocky learned the lessons that would serve him well during the Desert War. This is the incredible story of a young Canadian who goes to war and becomes a superior pilot and leader of men.
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.
My First Twenty-Five Years - From Hitler to Halifax
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.
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.
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.
What A Life: How the Vietnam War Affected One Marine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,630. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Randy served on the front line with some of the first marine units in Vietnam in 1965-66. He describes his transformation from boy to man, the training that allowed him to survive nine months of some of the fiercest fighting. Horrifically wounded in battle, he recounts grueling months of hospitalization and rehab, and the people who made a difference in his life.
The Memories of Charles Wyatt
Price: Free! Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
These assorted memories and fragments are a collection of the memories of Charles (Chas) Wyatt. I cobbled them together from extracts he sent me over the years and thought his 100th birthday would be the perfect time to release them.
Shoulder Patch
Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The author describes his father's service with the Royal Canadian Regiment and the First Special Service Force (the Devils Brigade) during World War II. Particular emphasis is placed upon the beachhead established at Menton, France where after two days of fighting his father's platoon is very nearly wiped out to the last man. This is an excerpt from the ebook, "Haywire My Life in the Mines"
Following Moira: Violet Fragment
Price: Free! Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of a girl’s transformation into Goddesshood. Written during her Kundalini Awakening at age 27, after the Twin Flame encounter that ignited it, this book itself is an initiation into multi-dimensional awareness. Following Moira is pure light, fractured into a prism.
Navy SEALs and Their Unabashed Humor—Unfiltered, Uncensored and Unhinged!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,080. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 by Billy Allmon. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
What’s More Dangerous than the Enemy? To a Navy SEAL, the answer is…his buddies, when they play practical jokes. SEAL Billy Allmon is a veteran of three wars. He formed the deep brotherhood bonds that only sharing harrowing experiences can forge. He is also the veteran of countless practical jokes, most of which were perpetrated on the very brothers whose lives he had saved, or they his.