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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 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.
Nothing Special About Me!
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
There is nothing special about me. These are the facts for the record. Born in Schenectady, NY in 1923. I'm 96. Worked at The American Locomotive Company, General Electric Company, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the New York State Labor Department. Served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946 in India and China. I wrote many books after I retired, ebooks and softcover
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.
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.
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.
Guardian: Life in the Crosshairs of the CIA's War on Terror
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A CIA security officer recounts a twenty-four-year career protecting America’s intelligence personnel and senior USG Officials against a backdrop of the War on Terror.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Under Fire: An American Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,160. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In this candid book, Oliver North, the man who has been at the centre of the Iran-Contra controversy tells the story of his life. He reveals the inside story behind the headlines and stresses the importance of his family and his enduring faith, which have seen him through the toughest times.
Joseph Carl Spratt and the Great White Fleet
Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by 52 Novels LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Apprentice Seaman Joseph Carl Spratt had sent his family extensive correspondence during his years in the navy 1908-1911. Part of Joe’s enlistment included sailing from San Francisco, California, where the U.S.N. Great White Fleet realigned before continuing on Teddy Roosevelt’s vision of political “goodwill” visits to major ports worldwide.
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.
Twenty One Months
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,800. 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.
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.
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.
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.

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