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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!
Coming in to Land – the memoirs of Wing Commander Bill Malins DFC by Bill Malins
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 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"
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Memories of the Russian Military Paramedic Michael Novikov of the Finnish War by Tatiana Danina
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.
Séjour en Silésie: 1940 - 1945 by Arthur Evans
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 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.
Letters from Stalag VIIIB by Arthur Evans
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Jo Harrison - Author Assistant. 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.
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.
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.
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: 35,690. 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.
Medal Of Honor:From Antietam To Afghanistan by Frank C. Newby
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 121,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A complete story of the history and intrigue of the valor and bravery of America's men and one glorious woman who were awarded the ultimate honor. It's the story of "The Great Locomotive Chase," and "Old 666". The Medals story is filled with intrigue and mystery. More fascinating than fiction and more awarding than receational reading. This is a must read for every American.
Patton's Taste in Guns 巴顿佩枪的品味 by John Vlander
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