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Eaten by the Japanese: The Memoir of an Unknown Indian Prisoner of War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011 by Richard Crasta. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
John Baptist Crasta's only mistake was to be in the wrong place at the wrong time--Singapore, when the Japanese invaded--and to be a man of "rectitude and courage". His gripping World War II memoir tells of his miraculous survival through 3.5 years as a POW of the Japanese. The memoir itself miraculously survives 51 years until it is published, by his son, with added essays, just before his death!
Afghan Journal: A Soldier's Year in Afghanistan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: 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.
Battlefield Colloquialisms of World War I (1914-1918)
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Series: Dictionaries, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Battlefield slang is a colourful glimpse at the lives of British soldiers in 'The Great War'. Despite the horrors of daily life, they injected sardonic humour into everything. This book records for posterity the language of the trenches before it disappears altogether. Includes first hand account of Albert Money of the King’s Royal Rifles Corps who was wounded in action at Aubers Ridge in May 1915
The Tide is Turning
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Winner of the 2007, DVA short story competition. A true and touching story about Michael C. Madden and his Father, John Madden.
Sangin - A Glance through Afghan Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The British Army handed over responsibility for Sangin District to US Marines in late 2010. Set in the heart of Afghanistan's Helmand Province, UK forces left that troubled town after four bloody years fighting against a determined and ruthless insurgent threat. This is the story of Sangin as it was in the summer of 2009, told from a foreigner's perspective, but seen through Afghan Eyes.
Sojourn in Silesia: 1940 - 1945
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Price: $5.11 USD. Words: 32,570. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Writer's Block Author Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Sojourn in Silesia is a book by Arthur Evans CBE, in which he recounts his experiences of his time, between 1940 and 1945, in the prisoner-of-war camp, Stalag VIIIB.
The Boy Died In Vietnam
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A raw portrayal of Don’s experience during the Vietnam War, dealing with dead and dying children. He exposes his soul discussing events in his life while coping with PTSD issues, not knowing for 40 years that he was suffering from the disorder. As conditions worsen he moves into a tent in the woods. Through treatment he returns to Vietnam and in a matter of a few months his whole life has changed.
In Hell
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,700. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Based on the spontaneous and hair-raising, Johnny’s verbal testimony, a former guerilla who belonged and spent almost 13 years inside many of the Farc fronts, In Hell, summarizes and records for historic memory, experiences of a Colombian peasant guy, who was 12-year-old, when he left his mother’s home, for being engaged to the oldest Latin-American irregular armed and subversive organization.
Out of Order, Story no. 2
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Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is an authentic and true story of the Bosnian war, told from the perspective of direct participant, the fighter of special troops, Hardin Horion. If you want to know the real truth about the Bosnian war, read this shocking, but also very witty, confession of a Bosnian partisan. The book was translated by volunteers who are not professionals, so forgive us for possible mistakes. Enjoy reading!
America's Heroes:; Untold Stories of Honor, Courage and Sacrifice
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Combat wounded veterans from World War II, Korea, Bosnia, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq tell their stories in their own words for the first time.
Faithful through Hard Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is not a WW2 memoir. It is a riveting reconstruction from an eye-witness account written at the time in a secret diary, a diary too dangerous to show anyone and too precious to destroy.The true story of four years, 3 million bombs, one small island out-facing the might of the German and Italian airforces - and one young Scotsman who didn't want to be there. www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrOShZg44Ec
Out of Order, Story no. 1
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Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is an authentic and true story of the Bosnian war, told from the perspective of direct participant, the fighter of special troops, Hardin Horion. If you want to know the real truth about the Bosnian war, read this shocking, but also very witty, confession of a Bosnian partisan. The book was translated by volunteers who are not professionals, so forgive us for possible mistakes. Enjoy reading!
Coming in to Land – the memoirs of Wing Commander Bill Malins DFC
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
'Coming in to land' is the story of an Oxfordshire boy who grew up to be a war hero. It starts with his early life on his parents’ farm in the 1920s, it goes on to where he fights for his country in the RAF during the Second World War. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery in action whilst flying behind enemy lines following a daring reconnaissance mission over Belgium.
More Fight On! Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,340. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
After the great success of the first volume of Fight On!, Dr. Gipp delivers 300 more pages of incredible stories of people who were tougher than their problems. Read about men and women who chose not to lose through fire, shipwreck, wild animal attacks, volcanos, mining disasters, wars and other trials of life. Some were soldiers, some were just everyday Dads and Moms who refused to give in.
Stretcher Bearer
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Stretcher Bearer details how the Red Cross was formed and why. It highlights heroes from past and present conflicts who helped wounded comrades on the battlefield. The author then describes his role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War in 1982 during the battles for Darwin Hill & Goose Green.
Fight On!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,050. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The collection of true stories in this book are about people who have persevered through hardship and danger. They are great for motivational speakers, sermon illustrations, camp fire stories, or for the lone individual facing life's daunting tasks who needs a boost to "Fight On!" A lone U.S. soldier takes on the whole German Army. A helpless sailor fist fights with sharks as they attack him.
Alejandro. La arrolladora marcha de la falange
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Esta es la historia de Alejandro III, rey de Macedonia, conocido también como Alejandro Magno, cuyas cualidades para la acción fueron demostradas desde muy joven y hasta nuestros dias es considerado uno de los más grandes genios de la guerra de todos los tiempos.
4.5 Years
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,190. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The true story of a young Scottish soldier stranded in France during WW2 and sent to a Prisoner-of-War camp. With his forced companions, he fought his own war to stay alive and keep his humanity,in a world where one egg is an illegal treasure, where knives are hidden and get used, where Jewish prisoners are glimpsed and, inexplicably, disappear. This book is a tribute to the human spirit.
The White Aborigine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the way life imitates art, Gerry Walshe's life began in a way similar to that of Steve Martin's character Navin R. Johnson in the movie 'The Jerk'. Gerry Walshe spent his early years living as an Australian Aborigine. As the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic woman, he was given away to a tribal Aboriginal woman at the age of four months. This is his story - an Australian story.
Playing By the Rules
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Rebel Satori Press. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Elzie came out publicly on ABC Evening World News in January 1993. He became the first Marine discharged under Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and later reinstated, becoming the first Marine to challenge Don't Ask, Don't Tell with a Federal Court Case and went on to serve four years openly gay. Forward by David Mixner.