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Gewetenlose Strate - Lewe in die Apartheid Polisie
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,140. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Hierdie boek is nie jou gewone "troepie" boek nie maar 'n seldsame blik op die lewe in die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie Mag in die vyf jaar voor mnr Nelson Mandela vrygelaat is in Suid-Afrika. Die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie was toe een van die mees gevreesde polisie magte in die wêreld en met rede ook. Dit vertel die verhaal van 'n jong straat polisieman wat sy pad vind op die gewetenlose strate.
The Wild Wild West
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The story of a young soldier's deployment to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom during the 2003 American invasion. The untamed desert of the Middle East was dubbed "The Wild Wild West" by the troops because of the resemblance to the "Cowboys and Indians" era of the American frontier.
Prisoner of Japan
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the latter part of WW2, more than a ¼ million European and American soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese in Malaysia. They went on to suffer deprivation and brutality, most of them failing to survive. I was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. During my time as a prisoner I kept a diary, which I was able to bring home with me. This is my story.
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover is the second volume in a series of short biographies regarding notable pilots. After spending 15 months as a POW in WWII, Hoover served as Yeager's backup pilot on the X-1 project. He later became a test pilot and a legendary aerobatic pilot who flew popular demonstrations in aircraft including a Shrike Commander and P-51.
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager is the first volume in Passion for Flight, a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots who inspire young and old alike to take to the skies. Brig. Gen. Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier, on Oct. 14, 1947.
The White Aborigine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the way life imitates art, Gerry Walshe's life began in a way similar to that of Steve Martin's character Navin R. Johnson in the movie 'The Jerk'. Gerry Walshe spent his early years living as an Australian Aborigine. As the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic woman, he was given away to a tribal Aboriginal woman at the age of four months. This is his story - an Australian story.
Story of a Texas Marine : The Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla, now blighted by Parkinson's disease. Follow his colorful childhood in the racial hotbed of Texas, his hilarious introduction to the Marine Corps at boot camp, his upward progression traveling the world, & his newsworthy post-military career in construction project management. Please help Nick & buy this great family book, a remarkable effort given his condition.
Adventures of a Soldier in The Great War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author volunteered for the army in August 1914 and the first two chapters of his book give an almost day to day account of his adventures as a private in the trenches. He was introduced to warfare and trained as a Lewis gunner before the battle of Loos.
Mosquitos and Singapore
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,820. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This true story covers the three years during which a young RAF serviceman was called up for National Service and transported to Singapore from war-torn and rationed England for a “tour of duty” on 81 Photographic Squadron at Seletar Airbase in Singapore.
It Puts Muscles On Your Eyebrows
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The book gives the views and life of a common squaddie in the British Army infantry regiment during the early 1950’s.
Im No Hero
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I’m No Hero is an autobiography of Captain Charlie Plumb’s life; it is the story of the Vietnam POW’s who faced an isolated world of degradation, loneliness, tedium, hunger and pain; most significantly, it is a story of hope, for it deals directly with how the techniques used by the POW’s just to survive are the same techniques you and I apply in daily life.
Leftovers - Remembrance of Duty
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Memoirs of a combat veteran and the brothers and sisters at arms he served with.
Himmler
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Sascha von Bornheim. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Heinrich Himmler, one of the most enigmatic and mysterious figures of the Third Reich, comes to life in this gripping biography! Leader of the SS, Himmler was perhaps the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, behind only Hitler himself...
Mine 42 år i søværnet 1940 - 1982 af kommandør Jørgen Vilhelm Stilling.
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Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: Danish. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biografi om søofficeren Jørgen V. Stilling, hvis karriere i søværnet fra 1940-1982 indbefattede både 9. april 1940, 29. august 1943, modstandskampen og genopbygningen af søværnet efter befrielsen. Stilling var bl.a. først chef for de topmoderne fregatter PEDER SKRAM og HERLUF TROLLE. En god kilde til søværnet historie under 2. Verdenskrig og den Kolde Krig, fortalt med et usvigeligt godt humør.
Morelos. Sacerdote y general del Mexico insurgente
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Este libro narra la vida de José María Morelos, religioso, político y militar mexicano, caudillo de la independencia de México y gran organizador de la segunda etapa de la lucha independentista mexicana.
One Man's War - the RAF from 1939-46
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The experiences of an ordinary country boy joining the RAF in September 1939, at 18, and within months retrieving crashed planes at the Battle of Britain, then the deserts of North Africa, El Alamein, and invading Sicily, Italy, Corsica and France at D-Day of the South, in August 1944. Along the way getting blown up, bombed, burnt and ill.
In His Shelter: A Christian in the British Army
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Smith’s gripping and humorous memoir details his time in the British Army as a Humanitarian Aid Officer. The story follows Smith from day one of Basic Training to his last day in Afghanistan, a decade later. Thrilling accounts of surviving ambushes, riots and suicide bombs make In His Shelter an entertaining and inspiring tale of faith, adventure and friendship.
B.A.G.H.D.A.D. Yoga: A Shift in Consciousness: Fear to Love, War to Peace
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 2006 army officer Michele Spencer spent a year in Baghdad's Green Zone, where she lived with the constant drumbeat of helicopter rotors punctuated by the explosions of mortars. She shares the spiritual principles and mind-body practices that guided her through the combat stressors of war abroad and have given her the courage to lead a life of service as an agent of change at home
Shoulder Patch
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Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The author describes his father's service with the Royal Canadian Regiment and the First Special Service Force (the Devils Brigade) during World War II. Particular emphasis is placed upon the beachhead established at Menton, France where after two days of fighting his father's platoon is very nearly wiped out to the last man. This is an excerpt from the ebook, "Haywire My Life in the Mines"
Broken Ground: An Explosive Account Of The Haiti Earthquake
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Broken Ground is a gripping new novel that takes the reader on an extraordinary journey into the heart of an impoverished nation. Told through the words of first time writer Patrick Doyle, the young Irishman delivers a personal, honest and sometimes harrowing testament on his experiences of life in Haiti.