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Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 157,070. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Victor's adventures getting to, during, and getting home from Vietnam are more unusual than most. Trials and turmoil continue in the exciting and dangerous events he deals with. Boot camp and technical school provide unique situations, but nothing like the challenges in Vietnam. Amid the chaos of war, he deals with racial hatred. Even during play his exploits turn potentially life threatening.
On Wing and Water
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Leslie Colquhoun was a man who flew high in more ways than one. Enlisting with the RAF at the start of World War 2, he had no sooner got his ‘wings’ than he was plunged into the thick of battle. His daughter Jane, has written this affectionate portrait of her ‘modest, gentle’ father, a man who was also exceptionally courageous and skilled.
Not A Real War
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book describes the experiences of the author whilst serving with the Australian Defence Force with the United Nations Mission to Somalia in 1993.
Thank You Mister Bosh That's Close Enough!
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1914 Herbert Hoskins joined the British Army and soon found himself as a Major serving in the muddy, disease ridden trenches of the Somme. Carefully collected by his grandson, Major Hoskins' letters are printed alongside startling images and illustrations to provide a fascinating picture of the horrific world these soldiers inhabited.
The Messenger
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,240. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Oswald S. Early was a First World War wireless operator with the 1/9th Battalion Territorial Force of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, serving from 1916 to 1919 in India, Iraq and Afghanistan. Throughout his adventures he kept a diary, which gives us a vivid picture of the trials, the tedium and the hardships he faced.
A Teenagers War
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,640. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book is a tribute to my Uncle Jim, Private James Watson 14428202 5th Black Watch, 51st Highland Division. All the stories are true as they are based on War Records, Soldiers Diaries, conversations with Veterans of 51st Highland Division and family and friends.
Diary of a Prisoner in World War I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
An authentic diary of Josef Sramek, a Czech soldier drafted to the Hungaro-Austrian army to fight from the beginning of World War 1. He was captured by the enemy, lived through death marches and concentration camps in Serbia, Albania, Italy, and France before finally returning home to resume his life. The diary is published by his grandson Tomas Svoboda.
Prattleings of an old man!
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Price: Free! Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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PRATTLEINGS OF AN OLD MAN! (Volume I - Things I Remember About My Life As A Military Officer’s military BRAT.) Yep, this is a collection many short tales of places I’ve been to and things I have done. For the simple reason of security I have intentionally renamed some of the people or have simply forgotten their names.
A Flowershop in Baghdad
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,510. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A vivid, powerful description of the United States Air Force's efforts to build a credible Iraqi Air Force during 2007-2008. Major Mike Banzet describes his year on the ground advising the Iraqi Air Force through compelling vignettes and societal observations that take the reader on a emotional roller coaster. Kirkus reviews states that "...Banzet's wit is a WMD itself". A deeply touching read.
A Not So Virgin Mary
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Based on the true story of a woman born and raised in Brockton, Mass. She served her country in WWII working on a project that was classified 'Top Secret' until the 1990s. She transitioned to civilian life to work in the State Department to work for the first freely elected president of South Korea, Syngman Rhee. She was in South Korea at the start of the Korean Conflict,
The Return Ticket
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of a 1941 British Rail ticket and its journey from the UK to Singapore, Malaya and Thailand, eventually returning back to the UK four years after issue. Along the way, it sampled the delights of Cape Town, the hostile environment of the Malayan jungle, the horrors of working and surviving in various Japanese POW camps, and the joy of reunion with its owner’s wife and child.
Better A Friend Than A Foe!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
An interesting, factual account of just one NATIONAL SERVICEMAN'S experiences during his service in Malaysia during 1951-1953, a period within the MALAYAN EMERGENCY.
How I Met Rommel - Memoirs of an Officer
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You set the price! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biography of WW2 officer who escaped POW camp and returned to join SHAEF. He had a guardian angel which he called 'luck'. He interpreted documents at Flensberg where Doenitz surrendered after Hitler's death. Several documents including signed letters and a birthday card to Hitler are published for the first time for historical interest and an Allied summary of Operation Sealion.
Days of Fear
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A true story of horror, bloodshed and courage… The Irish Republican Army, supported by many Catholic priests, became involved in murderous attacks and bombings. The Troubles in Northern Ireland exploded into outright armed rebellion. In 1970, Britain's MI6 thrust into the bloody fray a young former commando, the ideologue Maurice Tansey. his true story ....
A Dorset Rifleman: The Recollections of Benjamin Harris
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Recollections of Benjamin Harris is a personal military account from the eyes of a foot soldier, and offers military history fans a unique insight into the Napoleonic wars.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2 ยท Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
Under the Old Railway Clock: Reminiscences of a time, a place, and a very dear brother, William Marshall
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
UNDER THE OLD RAILWAY CLOCK deftly illuminates for readers a time and place - England from the 1930S through to 2007. William Marshall was a sailor, hero, husband, father, gambler, coin collector, cook, flirt with the ladies... and a very dear brother.
Lessons Learned - Five Years; The Start of My Growth as a Human Being
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Lemon Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Growing up is tough. Even tougher when your parents have it out for you. Ranger Bill bravely opens up his past to allow us to peek into the horrors lying in wait. Horrors that taught him from an early age that evil does exist. And sometimes, we call it “Mother.” Five Years is the first book in a series on Ranger Bill’s remarkable life.
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption - Behind the Story (Backstage Pass to Novels)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Behind the Story. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
If you're a fan of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand and have a stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of treats made for readers like you! In this series, you will gain insight into the journey that Unbroken has been on for an unforgettable experience of the book you'll love.
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific is a collection of personal stories by victims and veterans of World War Two in the Pacific. Feeling that these stories deserve to be preserved as historical evidence of the suffering and heroic actions of civilians and military alike, Ronny Herman de Jong, a survivor herself of Japanese prison camps, gathered and edited these stories for your edification.