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MilSpeak: Warriors, Veterans, Family and Friends Writing the Military Experience by Sally Drumm
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 by Thomas Pecora, Jon Land, & Lindsay Preston
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.
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.
Under Fire: An American Story by Oliver North
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.
Master Spy: The Life of Robert P. Hanssen by Lawrence
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
For fifteen years, government worker Robert Hanssen passed along to the Soviets over 6,000 pages of top secret and classified information, including information on the U.S. investigation of smuggling nuclear weapons to third world countries and the entire plan for the continuity of the U.S. government if suddenly attacked. This is the story behind the man who so heinously betrayed his country.
Los generales alemanes hablan Revelaciones de la ambición geopolítica y militar de Adolfo Hitler by Lidell Hart
Series: Estrategia y Liderazgo · Segunda guerra mundial. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,650. Language: Spanish. Published: March 31, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Recopilación de valiosos testimonios de primera mano tomados y editados por el historiador y analista de asuntos estratégicos, el capitán británico Lidell Hart. Es uno de los documentos más importantes, escritos despúes de finalizada la Segunda Guerra Mundial, para comprender la ambición geopolítica y militar de Hitler relatada por sus mas cercanos colaboradores.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen VII Erwin Rommel El Zorro del Desierto by Ediciones LAVP
Series: Estrategia y Liderazgo. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 124,250. Language: Spanish. Published: December 6, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
La huella que Rommel trazó en la historia con su espada se ve realzada ahora por el vigor expresivo de su pluma. Jamás jefe militar alguno ha escrito un relato de sus campañas capaz de compararse al de Rommel en realismo, interés humano y valor documental. Ocultos en diversos lugares y recuperados posteriormente, la mayor parte de los documentos que forman sus memorias aparecen en este libro.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen IV, Douglas Mc Arthur El César del Siglo XX by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido
Series: Geopolítica · Sociología MIlitar · Estrategia y Liderazgo. 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
Führer, Folk and Fatherland by Douglas Gagel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 191,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This true story is a rare, first-hand account of one soldier’s experiences during the Third Reich and offers an uncommon insight into what most Germans really thought about Hitler and his regime — not quite what the wartime newsreels portrayed. It is also a love story, for amid the strife and devastation of war, Albin Gagel found the love of his life.
Genios de la la Estrategia Militar Volumen III Simón Bolívar, el hombre de las dificultades by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido
Series: Historia de Colombia · Geopolítica · Sociología MIlitar · Estrategia y Liderazgo. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,030. Language: Spanish. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Tres libros de tres autores militares diferentes condensados en uno solo, para analizar la visión estratégica, la habilidad táctica y la capacidad de liderazgo del Libertador Simón Bolívar para conducir las tropas patriotas durante la guerra de la independencia contra la corona española
Historia de Alejandro Magno by Quinto Curcio Rufo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,130. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Historia de Alejandro Magno de Macedonia', es una biografía de Alejandro Magno condensada en diez libros. Los dos primeros están perdidos, y los ocho restantes incompletos. La narración comienza en la primavera de 333 a. C., transcurrido ya un año de campaña militar. Alejandro se encuentra en Asia Menor, donde toma la ciudad de Celenas y entra en Gordión, lugar del famoso nudo gordiano.
Striking Eight Bells: A Vietnam Memoir by George Trowbridge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
George Trowbridge recounts his journey from the Midwest to a warship in the Gulf of Tonkin during the closing months of the Vietnam War. George shares the details of the living conditions on board a naval destroyer during this era, what it was like going through basic training, and the strike attacks his ship made on enemy coastal defenses, as well as coming home at the close of the war.
Prisoner of Japan by Sir Harold Atcherley
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 125,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
In the latter part of WW2, more than a ¼ million European and American soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese in Malaysia. They went on to suffer deprivation and brutality, most of them failing to survive. I was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. During my time as a prisoner I kept a diary, which I was able to bring home with me. This is my story.
Afghan Journal: A Soldier's Year in Afghanistan by Jeff Courter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Journey to a remote corner of Afghanistan with Sergeant First Class Jeff Courter, as he leaves his civilian family life in Chicago and trains Afghan Border Police to defend their own turf. Learn how the U.S. Army struggles to bring stability to a region where fear and poverty rule. And discover how one man searches his soul to reconcile the personal, professional and spiritual challenges of war.
Reluctant Hero by John Hickman
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.
It Was Worth It by Kazimir Ladny
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Adventures of A Polish POW in World War II 1939-1945. He survived drowning in the Baltic Sea, freezing in Siberia and bombing from both sides during the war. In most books written about wars, the authors depict knights in shining armor riding forth in glory and bravery. In this book I am just an ordinary soldier who went through the horror of war. I was scared and prayed a lot,
From the Prairie to the Pentagon: The Inspiring Story of the Airman Who Achieved the Highest Position Ever Held by an Enlisted Woman in U.S. Military History by Denise Jelinski-Hall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,270. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Denise Jelinski-Hall was plucked out of a small town in Minnesota by a member of the National Guard. Over the next three decades, Denise rose through the ranks, ultimately serving as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. She achieved the highest position ever held by an enlisted woman in the history of the U.S. military.
Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 159,300. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Victor's adventures getting to, during, and getting home from Vietnam are more unusual than most. Trials and turmoil continue in the exciting and dangerous events he deals with. Boot camp and technical school provide unique situations, but nothing like the challenges in Vietnam. Amid the chaos of war, he deals with racial hatred. Even during play his exploits turn potentially life threatening.
El General Wlassow Historia de una tragedia by Edwin Erich Dwinger
Series: Estrategia y Liderazgo · Geopolítica · Segunda guerra mundial. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 146,250. Language: Spanish. Published: December 5, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
No es sólo la trágica aventura del General Wlassow lo que nos narra Edwin Erich Dwinger -el famoso escritor alemán especializado en temas eslavos- sino el gigantesco esfuerzo llevado a cabo por muchos rusos anticomunistas, para liberar a su patria del despotismo bolchevique y entenderse con lo que se ha dado en llamar civilización occidental, mientras ocurría la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
Unsung Heroes of the Tar Heel State: Voolume 1- The Warriors by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Personal stories of men and women of North Carolina who served with distinction in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.