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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 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.
Eaten by the Japanese: The Memoir of an Unknown Indian Prisoner of War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011 by Richard Crasta. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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!
Out of Order, Story no. 2
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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!
Afghan Journal: A Soldier's Year in Afghanistan
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.
The Boy Died In Vietnam
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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.
Sojourn in Silesia: 1940 - 1945
Price: $5.11 USD. Words: 32,570. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Jo Harrison - Author Assistant. Categories: 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.
In Hell
Series: Conflicto colombiano. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,930. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
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.
Battlefield Colloquialisms of World War I (1914-1918)
Series: Dictionaries, Book 4. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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
Out of Order, Story no. 1
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical 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.
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"
Alejandro. La arrolladora marcha de la falange
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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.
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.
Patton's Taste in Guns 巴顿佩枪的品味
Series: 名枪,电影,历史. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: November 17, 2015 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
世界上大多军官都喜爱收藏手枪,这是军人本性。但具体收藏什么,则由品味决定。比如,为什么巴顿将军对这种在二战期间已经显得落伍了的SAA柯尔特单动转轮——美国西部的古老枪种,情有独钟? ……笔者亲临肯塔基Fort Knox陆军基地旁的巴顿博物馆,高清摄下将军两支最重要的爱枪……还亲身去靶场体验将军用枪的感受……全书近一万字,枪弹技术术语有英文对照;20页,109段落,19张照片
More Fight On! Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,340. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military 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.
The White Aborigine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(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
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Rebel Satori Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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.
Séjour en Silésie: 1940 - 1945
Price: $5.11 USD. Words: 35,190. Language: French. Published: March 12, 2012 by Jo Harrison - Author Assistant. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Séjour en Silésie est un livre par Arthur Evans CBE, dans lequel il raconte ses expériences de son temps, entre 1940 et 1945, dans le camp de prisonniers de guerre, Stalag VIIIB.
One Woman's War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,510. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bravery. Tragedy. Victory. At the age of 19, Eileen Younghusband joined the WAAF in the fight against the Nazi war machine. One Woman's War tells the untold story of what it was like to work in Fighter Command's top secret Filter Room and gives a fascinating insight into life as a young woman during Britain's darkest days.
Memoirs of a Tin Can Sailor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
While a lot of these stories deal with all the shenanigans we pulled in liberty ports in the four corners of the globe, most of the time we were haze grey and underway. So sit back and enjoy reading about a navy that in all probability, no longer exists.