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The General: The Story of George S. Patton
By Waln Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This biography examines General George S. Patton's childhood learning problems, caused by dyslexia. Despite his reading and spelling problem, he forged onward with his education, graduating high school and then West Point. Never considered the best student, George Patton overcame his learning problem to guide the largest army in history to victory over the Nazis in World War II.
A Submariners Story (Sinking to Crush Depth)(short story)
By Frederick Rodgers
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a true account of an unexplained dive in the British submarine HMS Alcide. This frightening event lasted only minutes but it felt like an eternity. It took place in 1964 and by Gods grace I survived to tell you this tale.
IQATF: The Less Lethal Option
By Tim Beckman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the fourth in my series The Path Less Travelled and deals with the time I spent working on the Iraqi Advisor Task Force contract in Southern Iraq. This was a classic and effective non lethal information collection program that really highlights the value of non lethal methodology.
Brandy: Portrait Of An Intelligence Officer
By Chuck Render
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,360. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: 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This book will take you along on a historical odyssey throughout the world and into many little-known and unpublished events that explain, for better or for worse, why the world situation is what it is today.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.
In Hell
By Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,700. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Based on the spontaneous and hair-raising, Johnny’s verbal testimony, a former guerilla who belonged and spent almost 13 years inside many of the Farc fronts, In Hell, summarizes and records for historic memory, experiences of a Colombian peasant guy, who was 12-year-old, when he left his mother’s home, for being engaged to the oldest Latin-American irregular armed and subversive organization.
More Fight On! Stories
By DayStar Publishing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,340. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
After the great success of the first volume of Fight On!, Dr. Gipp delivers 300 more pages of incredible stories of people who were tougher than their problems. Read about men and women who chose not to lose through fire, shipwreck, wild animal attacks, volcanos, mining disasters, wars and other trials of life. Some were soldiers, some were just everyday Dads and Moms who refused to give in.
Fight On!
By DayStar Publishing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,050. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The collection of true stories in this book are about people who have persevered through hardship and danger. They are great for motivational speakers, sermon illustrations, camp fire stories, or for the lone individual facing life's daunting tasks who needs a boost to "Fight On!" A lone U.S. soldier takes on the whole German Army. A helpless sailor fist fights with sharks as they attack him.
Not Ready To Die
By Nila Gott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Born in a boxcar along Southern Pacific railroad tracks, he survived the harsh New Mexico badlands during the 1930s. He jumped into battles in World War II with the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team, surviving fierce fighting in France, Italy, Germany, and the Battle of the Bulge. He parachuted in the famed DRAGOON Drop in France. As a civilian, he faced many personal conflicts.
Three Lives of a Warrior
By Phillip Butler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Few men have literally been blown out of the sky and lived to tell about it. If you can call being starved, beaten and otherwise tortured living. But not only did Phil Butler survive, he came out of the experience a new man...a war hero, a loving husband, a warrior for peace and justice.
Afghan Journal: A Soldier's Year in Afghanistan
By Jeff Courter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Journey to a remote corner of Afghanistan with Sergeant First Class Jeff Courter, as he leaves his civilian family life in Chicago and trains Afghan Border Police to defend their own turf. Learn how the U.S. Army struggles to bring stability to a region where fear and poverty rule. And discover how one man searches his soul to reconcile the personal, professional and spiritual challenges of war.
Warren! The Bond of Brotherhood
By Colin Macdonald
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
General Sir Charles Warren's incredible adventures and struggles, which he undertook in true Masonic spirit, and how he managed to change the world as we know it, through the invisible Bond of Brotherhood... An example of Masonic leadership, to inspire Freemasons all over the world to look into the strengths of our organization and acknowledge the moral support received from our Brotherhood.
"Normal" MAYDAY
By Ron Berger
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Learn what it feels like to be responsible for hundreds of lives based on every word you speak. Imagine the pain if things go wrong. Feel the relief when things turn out right.
Warriors of Rome. The life, the battles, the valour of the men who forged an entire civilisation and founded an Empire.
By Marco Busetta
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by Area51 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Who were the greatest warriors of Rome? How did they distinguish themselves in terms of valour and fighting skills? In this historical e-book you’ll find all the information you are looking for: the biographies of the immortal Roman warriors in chronological order and the detailed description of their most important battles, directly from the original sources of the past.
A Terrorist's Mirror
By Ben Games
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A non-fiction story of a Chief Warrant Officer of the US Army taking his wife on a trip through a free fire zone in Vietnam to act as bait for an ambush. The success of the trap depended upon complete secrecy, and needed to appear logical and genuine to the North Vietnamese. Find out how they pulled it off.
Balls of Fire
By Ben Games
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,510. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Set in 1970 during the Vietnam War, this semi-biographical story was compiled from the journal of Ben R. Games, PhD. He flew for the 1st Cavalry Division. He and his crew flew many missions and even received the Distinguished Flying Cross for their efforts. The story is told from the perspective of Chinook #037 while it flew for Company “B” stationed at Thai Firebase Bear Cat, Vietnam.
Confession of a CIA Interrogator
By Ben Games
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,670. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a nonfiction story covering 2 1/2 years of a CIA Contract Agent in Vietnam. The CIA developed a system to give the US Army time to leave Vietnam in a controlled military disengagement. This plan was so secret that no name was given to it. See how a CIA Contract Agent helped helped Bill Colby's CIA give the US Army time to save themselves.
Who Stole the Train?
By Ben Games
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This short, nonfiction semi-biographical story from WWII tells of an Army Officer and five enlisted men racing the Russians to capture a Japanese experimental laser cannon. The weapon is located on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Japan. Read this entertaining account to find out who ultimately won the race and the extremes they went to in order to complete their mission!
Rumours: The Memoir of a POW in WWII
By Chas Mayhead
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Chas tells of the treatments of prisoners by Germans vs. Italians, of tensions among prisoners, of the kind of work the men did and the kind of food they ate. Some of the stories are humorous, filled with the small joys. Others are tense and frightening: getting into a fist fight with a guard, being discovered in an escape attempt, standing before a firing squad.