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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.
IL REGNO DELLA POLVERE by Gregorio Giungi
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: Italian. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Afghanistan 2006-2008. Una visione realistica, ironica e pungente - ma soprattutto nuova - del teatro operativo della lotta anti-insurrezionale condotta dalla Coalizione occidentale, nell'esperienza "speciale" di un ufficiale dell'esercito italiano in missione con ISAF. Ed un'analisi, infine, del quadro geopolitico e militare afghano con un pronostico sui possibili sviluppi nel futuro più prossimo
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: $1.99 USD. 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”.
Special Operator: the Rise and Fall of a Cut-price Spy by Chris Boyd
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
One mans account of his eighteen-year journey in the world of electronic espionage taking the reader on a sometimes serious sometimes light hearted trip to Hong Kong to eavesdrop on Chinese Communist military communications. To Berlin in the Cold War to search the ether for diplomatic and illegal radio transmissions then on to Australia and South East Asia for more electronic spying adventures.
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.
Kospotte van Egipte en Italië by Alet Gardner
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: Afrikaans. Published: November 30, 2015 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vertellings van 'n kok se dramatiese en soms grusame wedervaringe in die Tweede Wêreldoorlog; sy gevangeneming en ontsnapping in Italië. Ook sy optrede as lid van die versetsbeweging, die Partisani.
Patton's Taste in Guns 巴顿佩枪的品味 by John Vlander
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
The Saga of a Canadian Typhoon Fighter Pilot by Jack Henry Hilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Hawker Typhoon despite numerous technical flaws, was the finest ground support aircraft in Europe during World War II. From his enlistment in Toronto through the final flights over Germany, this is the memoir of Jack Hilton, an RCAF fighter pilot, who successfully flew this challenging aircraft.
A Soldiers Oath by Fred Oldenburg
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Fred Oldenburg joined the Army in 1988 as an adult soldier. He served on tours in Northern Ireland, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. After rising through the ranks to Warrant Officer Class Two (WO2) he left the military to become Training Warrant Officer with the Bermuda Regiment. He now lives with his wife in Gloucestershire, England.
The Quiet Australian by Eric Grounds
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 76,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Teddy Hudleston was a pilot of immense talent whose wisdom and resourcefulness in war carried him up through the ranks of the RAF. He was knighted in 1963. This very private Edwardian was dubbed by the newspaper obituaries ‘the Quiet Australian’ for his unassuming manner. He has now paid tribute to him by writing this affectionate biography.
Behind Enemy Lines - True stories of daring and escape by WWII heroes by Freya Hardy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men in this book are heroes in the truest sense. They came from many nations and from all kinds of backgrounds. Some, like Tommy Macpherson, were marked out for greatness from the very beginning.
Navy SEALs and Their Unabashed Humor—Unfiltered, Uncensored and Unhinged! by Billy Allmon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,080. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 by Billy Allmon. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
What’s More Dangerous than the Enemy? To a Navy SEAL, the answer is…his buddies, when they play practical jokes. SEAL Billy Allmon is a veteran of three wars. He formed the deep brotherhood bonds that only sharing harrowing experiences can forge. He is also the veteran of countless practical jokes, most of which were perpetrated on the very brothers whose lives he had saved, or they his.
Биробиджан - 44 by Dmitri Dobrovolski
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: Russian. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
We have continued to think, speak and read about World War II. Why? Because probably the lessons that we learn from these thoughts, help us to understand better about the present days. In 1944, the war has come to the end. A little girl with her family arrived in the Birobidzhan city. The reader got the opportunity to see the life during the war through the eyes of 7-year-old girl!
Эпитафия без елея. Страницы воспоминаний партизана by Наум Перкин
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: Russian. Published: September 2, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Страницы воспоминаний партизана Наума Перкина (1912–1976), основанные на документальном материале, были одной из первых проб правдивого, без идеализации и приукрашивания, отражения партизанской борьбы. Но именно поэтому, по мнению рецензентов «эпохи застоя», в повести «нет правды про партизанскую войну» и книгу «ни в коем случае издавать нельзя».
Reflections of a Grunt Marine by Bruce F. Meyers
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 57,310. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by Patos Island Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bruce F. Meyers was an active youngster. He entered the University of Washington's Navy Reserve Officer Training School and graduated as a 2nd lieutenant of Marines in 1945. Following battle action during the Korean War, Meyers spent much of his time in the Marines developing clandestine means to insert specialized troop units in the war zones.