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Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography

Meantime: The Aesthetics of Soldiering
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A military memoir detailing accounts of border patrol in Yuma, Arizona, Hurricane Katrina relief efforts on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and war-fighting in Baghdad, Iraq as a part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
My Adventures As A Christian Prison Evangelist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My life journey from WWII in the South Pacific to South Carolinas Prison Ministry
Stretcher Bearer The Butchers Bill
Price: $4.99 USD. 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.
CIA War Bride
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 1 review)
CIA War Bride is a biography of the life of Velma and Werner Weiss, a CIA family. They meet during World War II when he and Velma are working for the CIA in England. Their work takes them to Japan where Werner managed the U-2 surveillance plane detachment deployed from Area 51. The author worked with Werner Weiss at Area 51 and was a close friend of Velma Weiss until her death
Three Anzacs from Malta: a true story of friendship, love and loss
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book follows the journey of three young Maltese men, Charles, Waldemar and Anthony, from their Mediterranean island all the way to Australia, the trenches of Gallipoli, France and the fields of Flanders against the backdrop of the raging First World War, as they are thrust in one of the deadliest conflicts humankind had ever seen, which would destroy a whole generation of youth.
MilSpeak: Warriors, Veterans, Family and Friends Writing the Military Experience
Price: Free! Words: 167,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This collection of true stories is a great volume (for the living room or the class room) to get the conversation started about the wartime experience and military life. What are our troops and their families really enduring to answer the call to duty? Revisit the Korean War and Vietnam War on your way to the Gulf Wars as you learn about military life in the words of those who live it.
S/Sgt. Harold F. Scott My Experiences as a POW during WWII
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by Two His Glory Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book tells the experiences of Harold Scott (Scotty) as a tailgunner on a B17. He tells of his injury and capture by the Germans and life as a POW in a concentration camp. He also tells of the struggle to survive on a death march that took him across Germany. This book was made from a talk Harold Scott gave his family many years after the war ended. It is all true as he remembered it.
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.
Reluctant Hero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
An incredible true story about John's Dad, Bill, who left school at 14 and became a Lancaster Bomber PILOT in WW2. He wanted to be part of the 'establishment' but rebelled when he realised how expendable he was. Victim of their class concious attitudes, he was unwilling to toe their line. An exciting, thrill-filled war story and a window into history.
Story of a Texas Marine : The Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla, now blighted by Parkinson's disease. Follow his colorful childhood in the racial hotbed of Texas, his hilarious introduction to the Marine Corps at boot camp, his upward progression traveling the world, & his newsworthy post-military career in construction project management. Please help Nick & buy this great family book, a remarkable effort given his condition.
Chronicles of an Airman: Discovering Purpose 6,500 Miles from Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,530. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Chronicles of an Airman: Discovering Purpose 6,500 Miles from Home takes you on an unprecedented, exciting journey of professional, personal and spiritual growth. Experience a different side of deployed life than what you see, hear, or read in the media. You will laugh out loud, cry softly and take pause to reflect on your own life. The journey will resonate in your heart and mind.
Twenty One Months
Price: Free! Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Five months after being drafted into the United States Army, I found myself in the middle of South Vietnam and wondering if I was ever going to go home again. This book will give the reader a view of what the Vietnam War was like for me. It has over 50 true stories and events that show different obstacles the soldiers faced and bizarre ways they died while in Vietnam.
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.
So Be It!
Price: Free! Words: 37,840. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dodging attacks by Stuka dive-bombers, digging up unexploded bombs, dragging bodies from burning aircraft, running the gauntlet of the Portsmouth Blitz; Don Sutherland's true story of service in the wartime RAF brings to life the terror and tedium of the life of groundcrew in those desperate days.
Discarded No Longer Required
Price: Free! Words: 34,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
The MoD is supposed to care for our veterans. A young seriously wounded soldier was refused treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham because he was not English! Some very seriously wounded young veterans are being placed in old people’s homes. Serving wounded personnel are also being let down so have to resort to legal action against the MoD and NHS to receive better care.
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 & Lesbian » Politics & 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.
Marching Orders
Price: Free! Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Military service and life in the Kingdom of God have a great deal in common. The author explores some of the similarities by drawing on his own experiences in the United States Air Force and his life as a Christian.
Pork Chop Pride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
An epic true story of one man’s redemption as he witnesses, and falls victim to the horrors of Marine Corps boot camp.
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.
Brandy: Portrait Of An Intelligence Officer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,350. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press. Categories: 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.

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