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The Butchers Bill a 'Stretcher Bearer's Story' by Tony Yarwood
Price: Free! Words: 45,470. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The Butchers Bill a 'stretcher bearers story' begins with the Red Cross and how it took a dedicated enthusiastic Swiss businessman (not a government official or military person) with humanity in his heart to find a solution to help wounded comrades on the battlefield. The author and ex Paratrooper then describes his role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War in 1982.
Faithful through Hard Times by Jean Gill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(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
Coming in to Land – the memoirs of Wing Commander Bill Malins DFC by Bill Malins
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. 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.
Out of Order, Story no. 1 by Hary Fery
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!
Alejandro. La arrolladora marcha de la falange by Gabriel Sanchez
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.
Shoulder Patch by Doug Hall
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"
More Fight On! Stories by DayStar Publishing
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.
4.5 Years by Jean Gill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,190. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Categories: 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 by Gerald K Walshe
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 by Justin Elzie
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 by Arthur Evans
Price: $5.11 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: French. Published: March 12, 2012 by Writer's Block Author Services. 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.
Letters from Stalag VIIIB by Arthur Evans
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Writer's Block Author Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In March 2011 my father Arthur Charles Evans CBE, author of Sojourn in Silesia, reached the end of his long and successful life just short of his 95th birthday. Here in France I was left with copies of his letters written from Stalag VIIIb during his 5 years as a POW.
One Woman's War by Candy Jar
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.
Fight On! by DayStar Publishing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,050. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military 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.
Memoirs of a Tin Can Sailor by Bernard Hovestadt
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.
The Memories of the Russian Military Paramedic Michael Novikov of the Finnish War by Tatiana Danina
Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Combat Support by Terry Cropf
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family
Combat Support: The True Burden of Sacrifice is an open and honest portrayal of a soldier, a husband, and a father, with the courage to put his life in print, without false bravado or hope for glory. It is, indeed, a soldier’s story and an account of the author’s life leading up to and through his military service, in the truest sense of what it means to be a soldier.
Private Svoboda by Steven Roberts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the winter of 1944 a 14-year old Austrian boy and his 8th grade classmates are drafted into Hitler's army and sent directly to boot camp. Scared but excited the boys are soon taught to kill or be killed. On the frozen Russian front the boys are soon relieved of any notions of the romantic adventure and herioics of war as they face the brutal challenges to survive another day, another minute.
Anibal. El general cartagines que estremecio a Roma by Gabriel Glasman
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Aníbal Barca fue uno de los más grandes estrategas de la historia, en múltiples batallas dejó en claro sus dotes de general apasionado y racional a la vez. He aqui una semblanza de ese ilustre y altivo general, quien supo alcanzar las cumbres de la historia militar a partir de su consecuente oposición a Roma.