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The Blind History Lady Presents; Blinded WWII Vets, Meet Monroe Fox by Peggy Chong
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,070. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Monroe Fox lost his eyesight when his ship was hit the night before D-Day. His life was changed forever. Learn how Monroe dealt with his rehabilitation, his transition back to civilian life and the building of his future in Chama, New Mexico.
Открытие Германии by Андрей Савельев
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: Russian. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Первые послевоенные годы в Германии в воспоминаниях военного журналиста полковника Николая Бубнова были преисполнены надежд на добрые отношения с немцами и злой иронии в адрес как "капитализма" в целом, так и западных политиков того времени. Записки его внука, политика и ученого Андрея Савельева отражают "открытие Германии" после долгих десятилетий существования "железного занавеса".
The Bravest Guy: A True Story of Overcoming Seemingly Impossible Odds by Harry E. Wedewer
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
As a U.S. Army infantryman in World War II, Don Wedewer was twice wounded in four days. Both times he was left for dead. Now he was a double amputee and blind with seemingly no hope for the future. Through extraordinary determination and persistence, this highly decorated combat veteran overcame seemingly impossible odds to become a state and national leader in helping those with vision loss.
Combat Zone Tourist: My 13 Months of Emails from the Sandbox by Mike Belter
Price: Free! Words: 221,930. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow the story of an Army Reservist called up in 2004 who served 13 months in Iraq. While there, he begins to write weekly emails to his family and friends back at his civilian job in the United States. He spends 5 months in crazy world of the Baghdad Green Zone - the "world's largest gated community" then 8 months at the Corps headquarters running the war.
Führer, Folk and Fatherland by Douglas Gagel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 191,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This true story is a rare, first-hand account of one soldier’s experiences during the Third Reich and offers an uncommon insight into what most Germans really thought about Hitler and his regime — not quite what the wartime newsreels portrayed. It is also a love story, for amid the strife and devastation of war, Albin Gagel found the love of his life.
King William I “The Conqueror” – A Short Biography by Ryan Young
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
William the Conqueror was one of the greatest soldiers and rulers of the Middle Ages. He was the Duke of Normandy from 1035 and the King of England from 1066 until his death.
Iron Soldiers In Vietnam by Richard F Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book will be an enjoyable read for any soldier who served with an engineer unit in Vietnam. Iron Soldiers is the story of the 577th Engineer Battalion (Construction) in Vietnam from January of 1967 through January of 1968. It is the story of a young Captain and the thousand or more men he worked with during the construction of many demanding construction projects under combat conditions..
The Pink Marine Unloaded: A Collection of Letters I Sent to my Family from Marine Corps Boot Camp by Greg Cope White
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.
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982) by Arjun Krishnan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vice Admiral Nilakanta Krishnan (1919 - 1982) was one of the most decorated officers in the Indian Armed Forces. Flamboyant, charismatic, and a dynamic leader of men, known as 'the Sailors Admiral', this is his story, one that is inextricably linked to the story of India and India’s Navy, spanning 40 years from the Second World War to the 1971 Indo-Pak war that resulted in the birth of Bangla Desh
100 cosas que no sabías sobre Hitler y el Tercer Reich by Javier Cosnava
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Circulan muchas mentiras y medias verdades sobre Adolf Hitler. Este ensayo trata de explicar la verdad de forma breve y concisa, dividiendo en 100 puntos cada uno de los mitos al respecto. Por fin unas explicaciones rápidas y claras al alcance de todos, sin la aridez metodológica de los estudios históricos ni bulos o exageraciones. Incluye un extenso estudio fotográfico de su vida.
Heroic Survivor An Incredible Story of Survival in the World War II Pacific Theater by Captain Lowell E Pursell USAF (Retired)
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of the experiences of Captain Lowell E Pursell USAF (Retired) as he joined the Army Air Corps and was assigned to the 19th Bombardment Bomber Group stationed in the Philippine Islands at the start of World War II.
Letters from the War: The Civil War Letters of a Union Sergeant from the Front to His Home in Walton, New York, and Related Letters, 1862-1864 by George A. Crawley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Twenty-seven letters written home by Union enlisted men in the American Civil War, with maps and annotations.
Belfast to Benghazi by Rupert Wieloch
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Rupert Wieloch has seen more than his share of front-line military action. This is his story from troubles in Northern Ireland through to serving as the Senior British Military Commander in Libya following the fall of Gaddafi. As the author puts it: “I hope this book opens eyes to a few unheralded escapades and adds colour to some historic events”.
B-17, Brennan's Circus - The Plane Who Wouldn't Die by Michael Beech
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 34,520. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
It was WWII, October 14, 1943, and the most violent 1-day air battle ever fought was underway. The target was the ball-bearing factories at Schweinfurt, Germany. Before the day was over, 60 of the great B-17 bombers with their crews of 10 men each would fall from the sky. Nearly 600 US airmen would be lost in the span of just 7 hours. It would be the biggest disaster of the war for the USAAF.
The Three Uncles: The Cole Brothers in the Great War by T.L. Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 14,440. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Discover one family's experience of the Great War. This book details the lives, adventures and tragic deaths of three of the four brave young Cole brothers on the Western Front. It is also the story of love, engagement, marriage and a baby, all set amid the backdrop of a war that seemed to have no end.
Diary of a Sailor Aboard the Hyman DD-732 (1946-1948) by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Robert Grey Reynolds Sr. left a small dark blue diary that he used to compile memories of the places he saw and the people on his small ship. He came aboard the Hyman while it was at port in Charlestown Navy Yard. Here a journey began that would take him to 17 countries in his short stint in the Navy that lasted 22 months. When my father died I vowed to bring his memories to publication.
I Did It My Way by Walter Edward Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Scrivener Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captured in the early days of WWII, Corporal Wally Hill made thirteen escape attempts while in German POW camps before finally making his long way home. Wally's life story exemplifies the grit and determination of his generation and his strong hold on hope.
I Was a Cold War Penguin by Dafydd Manton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Firstly, you can blame it all on Biggles. You remember him, the eponymous hero of such literary gems as Biggles Flies Undone.” So begins the memoirs of Dafydd Manton. These tales of life in the RAF during the 70's and 80's range from the comic to the absurd and have to be read to understand what it was like to have been a “Cold War Penguin”.
I Ran But The Germans Ran Faster by Trevor Buckley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From raiding parties in the North African desert and the invasion of Sicily and Italy, to his capture and incarceration by the Germans, this is the story of one man's remarkable service with the Commando's and the Special Air Service during WW2. An ordinary man, having to be something he should not have had to be, and do things that he should never have had to do, in order to remain ordinary.