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Kittyhawk Pilot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 and represented by Ebook Launch. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the true story of “Stocky” Edwards, Canada’s top living fighter pilot. The story begins in Battleford, Saskatchewan where Stocky grew up. During his childhood, shooting partridge, and working hard, Stocky learned the lessons that would serve him well during the Desert War. This is the incredible story of a young Canadian who goes to war and becomes a superior pilot and leader of men.
A Submariners Story (Sinking to Crush Depth)(short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a true account of an unexplained dive in the British submarine HMS Alcide. This frightening event lasted only minutes but it felt like an eternity. It took place in 1964 and by Gods grace I survived to tell you this tale.
The Great Adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.
Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World
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Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want to read this book.
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The weather, the built-in hazards of night refueling, target identification, and the mountains hiding in the dark are all enemies- and of course, there's the enemy, too. These pilots have a saying, "And if the big guns don't get you, the black karst will." But then back on top in the moonlight, a man finds brief moments to think his own thoughts before cracking a low ceiling back at home base.
Let's Kill the Dai Uy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
Mine 42 år i søværnet 1940 - 1982 af kommandør Jørgen Vilhelm Stilling.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: Danish. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biografi om søofficeren Jørgen V. Stilling, hvis karriere i søværnet fra 1940-1982 indbefattede både 9. april 1940, 29. august 1943, modstandskampen og genopbygningen af søværnet efter befrielsen. Stilling var bl.a. først chef for de topmoderne fregatter PEDER SKRAM og HERLUF TROLLE. En god kilde til søværnet historie under 2. Verdenskrig og den Kolde Krig, fortalt med et usvigeligt godt humør.
Gewetenlose Strate - Lewe in die Apartheid Polisie
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Price: Free! Words: 200,510. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Hierdie boek is nie jou gewone "troepie" boek nie maar 'n seldsame blik op die lewe in die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie Mag in die vyf jaar voor Mnr. Nelson Mandela vrygelaat is in Suid-Afrika. Die SAP was toe een van die mees gevreesde polisie magte in die wêreld en met rede ook. Gewetenlose Strate is outobiografies en gebaseer op feite. Dit is nie fiksie nie.
Warriors of Rome. The life, the battles, the valour of the men who forged an entire civilisation and founded an Empire.
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by Area51 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Who were the greatest warriors of Rome? How did they distinguish themselves in terms of valour and fighting skills? In this historical e-book you’ll find all the information you are looking for: the biographies of the immortal Roman warriors in chronological order and the detailed description of their most important battles, directly from the original sources of the past.
Confession of a CIA Interrogator
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,670. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a nonfiction story covering 2 1/2 years of a CIA Contract Agent in Vietnam. The CIA developed a system to give the US Army time to leave Vietnam in a controlled military disengagement. This plan was so secret that no name was given to it. See how a CIA Contract Agent helped helped Bill Colby's CIA give the US Army time to save themselves.
A Soldier’s Tale: Albert Money at the Battle of Aubers Ridge, May, 1915
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Series: Leadership, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
First-person account by British Army Private Albert Money of his experiences in one of the bloodiest and most futile battles of World War 1. Seriously wounded by machine gun fire he spent hours in No-man's land lying in a muddy ditch surrounded by the dead and dying, eventually crawling back to the British trenches. Casualties for the day, 10,000 men. Territory gained, not a single inch.
A Terrorist's Mirror
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A non-fiction story of a Chief Warrant Officer of the US Army taking his wife on a trip through a free fire zone in Vietnam to act as bait for an ambush. The success of the trap depended upon complete secrecy, and needed to appear logical and genuine to the North Vietnamese. Find out how they pulled it off.
"Normal" MAYDAY
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Learn what it feels like to be responsible for hundreds of lives based on every word you speak. Imagine the pain if things go wrong. Feel the relief when things turn out right.
Balls of Fire
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,510. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Set in 1970 during the Vietnam War, this semi-biographical story was compiled from the journal of Ben R. Games, PhD. He flew for the 1st Cavalry Division. He and his crew flew many missions and even received the Distinguished Flying Cross for their efforts. The story is told from the perspective of Chinook #037 while it flew for Company “B” stationed at Thai Firebase Bear Cat, Vietnam.
Rumours: The Memoir of a POW in WWII
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Chas tells of the treatments of prisoners by Germans vs. Italians, of tensions among prisoners, of the kind of work the men did and the kind of food they ate. Some of the stories are humorous, filled with the small joys. Others are tense and frightening: getting into a fist fight with a guard, being discovered in an escape attempt, standing before a firing squad.
Who Stole the Train?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This short, nonfiction semi-biographical story from WWII tells of an Army Officer and five enlisted men racing the Russians to capture a Japanese experimental laser cannon. The weapon is located on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Japan. Read this entertaining account to find out who ultimately won the race and the extremes they went to in order to complete their mission!
Three Lives of a Warrior
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Few men have literally been blown out of the sky and lived to tell about it. If you can call being starved, beaten and otherwise tortured living. But not only did Phil Butler survive, he came out of the experience a new man...a war hero, a loving husband, a warrior for peace and justice.
Brandy: Portrait Of An Intelligence Officer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book will take you along on a historical odyssey throughout the world and into many little-known and unpublished events that explain, for better or for worse, why the world situation is what it is today. Frank M. “Brandy” Brandstetter’s incredible life is as an exemplar to the generations to follow as they take up their flag and rendezvous with destiny.
Lets Kill the Dai Uy (Tiếng Việt cho thuyền trưởng)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: Vietnamese. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the Vietnamese version of a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
Eaten by the Japanese: The Memoir of an Unknown Indian Prisoner of War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,980. 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 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, just before his death!