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From Barrio to Battle and Back: The Story of Reechie Boy by CLA Reyna
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,420. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The true story of Reechie Boy, his nickname, as he grows up on the poor side of town. He is drafted into the army at age 20, endures boot camp, and serves a 13-month deployment in Vietnam in the 1st Calvary Division where he experiences combat firsthand. Reechie makes a vow with himself that he will stay alive to return to his father, living in poverty, with whom he shares an unspoken devotion.
The Lone Piper by Ian Moran
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
On June 6, 1944, Brigadier Lovat led the British Commandos ashore at Sword beach on the coast of Normandy. Accompanying him, was his Personal Piper, Private Bill Millin. Without a rifle, carrying only his bagpipes, Bill marched into war wearing his father's World War I kilt. Read the story as told through the eyes of the commandos and paratroopers who witnessed their legendary bravery.
Historia de Alejandro Magno by Quinto Curcio Rufo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,130. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Historia de Alejandro Magno de Macedonia', es una biografía de Alejandro Magno condensada en diez libros. Los dos primeros están perdidos, y los ocho restantes incompletos. La narración comienza en la primavera de 333 a. C., transcurrido ya un año de campaña militar. Alejandro se encuentra en Asia Menor, donde toma la ciudad de Celenas y entra en Gordión, lugar del famoso nudo gordiano.
El ser guerrero del Libertador by Alvaro Valencia Tovar
Series: Historia de Colombia · Estrategia y Liderazgo. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,060. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biografía militar del Libertador Simón Bolívar, en la cual el lector encuentra un resumen puntual de la habilidad ddel genio de América en la conducción de tropas en el campo de batalla.
Bootneck Bootneck by Frank Croskerry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,990. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From an early childhood of post war austerity in a bankrupted Britain, the book is Croskerry's journey from a troubled adolescence to a life of normality. Whether you are a former serviceman, a baby boomer, or just someone looking for an adventurous read, you will enjoy a nostalgic walk through a transformative period of our time.
Genios de la la Estrategia Militar Volumen III Simón Bolívar, el hombre de las dificultades by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido
Series: Historia de Colombia · Geopolítica · Sociología MIlitar · Estrategia y Liderazgo. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,030. Language: Spanish. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Tres libros de tres autores militares diferentes condensados en uno solo, para analizar la visión estratégica, la habilidad táctica y la capacidad de liderazgo del Libertador Simón Bolívar para conducir las tropas patriotas durante la guerra de la independencia contra la corona española
Los generales alemanes hablan Revelaciones de la ambición geopolítica y militar de Adolfo Hitler by Lidell Hart
Series: Estrategia y Liderazgo · Segunda guerra mundial. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,650. Language: Spanish. Published: March 31, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Recopilación de valiosos testimonios de primera mano tomados y editados por el historiador y analista de asuntos estratégicos, el capitán británico Lidell Hart. Es uno de los documentos más importantes, escritos despúes de finalizada la Segunda Guerra Mundial, para comprender la ambición geopolítica y militar de Hitler relatada por sus mas cercanos colaboradores.
Biografías Militares: O, historia militar del país en medio siglo (1874) by José Maria Baraya
Series: Historia de Colombia. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 197,900. Language: Spanish. Published: December 27, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biografías de algunos próceres de la guerra de la independencia deNueva Granada contra España, quienes con sus armas y su talento construyeron la república de Colombia, escrito en 1874 pero de total actualidad dada la objetividad y profundidad investigativa de su autor el historiador José María Baraya. Libro de obligada lectura para amantes de la historia colombiana y latinoamericana.
Passant: A Journey to Elsewhere by Alistair Paterson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,070. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Passant offers an account of a doubly divided family, involving its New Zealand and wealthy, distant British branches during the 1930s and 1940s. It covers the early years of its chief protagonist who relates the experience of growing up against the background of the Great Depression and the Second World War
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen IV, Douglas Mc Arthur El César del Siglo XX by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido
Series: Geopolítica · Sociología MIlitar · Estrategia y Liderazgo. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,160. Language: Spanish. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
El general Douglas Mc Arthur fue denominado el César de Siglo XX. Según Richard Nixon, fue uno de los hombres más grandes de todos los tiempos. Roosevelt lo llamó la encarnación del pueblo americano, pero Harry Trumman lo destituyó del cargo de Comandante Supremo Aliado por ligereza temperamental y no porque esta decisión favoreciera los intereses estadounidenses luego de la Segunda Guerra Mundial
I Also Walked on This Earth by Eugene Stefaniuk
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 350,510. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Eugene has walked over eight decades of his life on this earth and knows his walk is coming to the end. Before he bids farewell to this earthly walk, he wants to leave for family, relatives and friends his earthly life history. His life history is varied; from a farm boy who grew up in the: “Great Depression”, to being a school teacher, a military man and lastly a clergyman.
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.
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”.
My Life: A True Study of Murphy's Law by John A Smyth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,030. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Given the places I have lived and worked, perhaps it is no surprise that trouble has always found me easily. In some of the most dangerous (Ireland during the “Troubles”), challenging (China opening to foreign trade) and corrupt (Manila under Marcos) places in the world, a good man often becomes a target. Over and over I have proved myself not to be the bad guy people seem to want me to be.
Observer: The Colonel George Trofimoff Story, The Tale of America's Highest-Ranking Military Officer Convicted of Spying (The Prison Trilogy) (Volume 2) by Glen Aaron
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,700. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In prison, the author was assigned Colonel George Trofimoff as his cellmate. The Colonel turned out to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer ever convicted of spying. After initially resisting, Aaron, the author and a retired attorney, agreed to look at the Colonel's case with the hope of finding a reason to make an additional appeal. What Aaron found was a complete travesty of justice.
Unsung Heroes of the Tar Heel State: Voolume 1- The Warriors by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Personal stories of men and women of North Carolina who served with distinction in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 159,300. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: 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.
Royal Air Force Coastal Command by John Campbell
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the decades after the Second World War, John Campbell served as a Coastal Command navigator and crew captain on Shackleton aircraft in the Maritime Patrol role. Having studied in great detail the history and development of Coastal Command, he has researched and written this thorough account of its activities throughout its years of operation.