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Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
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.
Let's Kill the Dai Uy
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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.
Mad Dog: The Legend and Truth of Jerry Shriver
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Was he a stark-raving lunatic or a man custom-made for combat, in a conflict that tested any man's sanity?
Lets Kill the Dai Uy (Tiếng Việt cho thuyền trưởng)
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: Vietnamese. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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.
A Terrorist's Mirror
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical 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.
A Soldier’s Tale: Albert Money at the Battle of Aubers Ridge, May, 1915
Series: Leadership, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
The Tide is Turning
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: 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.
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!
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!
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"
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
Survive Your Tour in Peace & War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,140. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This special report is an unofficial military guide crammed with valuable tips on how to adapt to military life, especially in combat zones. A must read for anyone thinking of enlisting in the military or who has recently joined up. DiGiovanni gives an enlightening view of the war in Iraq and on terrorism from an Iraq combat veteran’s viewpoint. Military history buffs will love this report.
IQATF: The Less Lethal Option
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the fourth in my series The Path Less Travelled and deals with the time I spent working on the Iraqi Advisor Task Force contract in Southern Iraq. This was a classic and effective non lethal information collection program that really highlights the value of non lethal methodology.
Воспоминания фельдшера, Михаила Новикова, о Финской войне
Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Эта небольшая по объему книга уникальна по своему содержанию. Здесь записаны реальные воспоминания солдата о Финской войне. Этот солдат – мой дедушка, Новиков Михаил Антонович. Он прожил 90 лет и умер в г. Мичуринске, где и похоронен.
The Pink Marine Unloaded: A Collection of Letters I Sent to my Family from Marine Corps Boot Camp
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
(5.00 from 1 review)
This a collection of letters and pictures from my time in Marine Corps Boot Camp and is an ancillary piece to the best-selling memoir, The Pink Marine -- which is a true story about Marine Corps Boot Camp.
Fitz John Porter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Fitz John Porter worked for 15 years to have his officer's rank restored, and his reputation vindicated, after he was found guilty in a court martial. Porter ascended the military ranks after graduating from West Point in 1845. On August 30, 1862 he was ordered by a superior to bring his troops forward at the Second Battle of Bull Run. My e-book documents Porter's disgrace and final restoration.
Gooney Birds A WWII/Viet Nam Memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A young man on a USO tour performing for soldiers wounded in Viet Nam, thinks back to his childhood and remembers a story his father told him about flying a DC-3 in the South Pacific during World War II.

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