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Flying on the Ground by Gerry Davis
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a harsh initial training as a Boy Entrant at RAF Cosford in the 1950s, Gerry Davis went on to serve 15 years in the RAF. His account of the adventures of a career spanning more than 44 years covers a wide range of experiences, from the amusing to the astonishing. A fascinating glimpse of the flying business from the inside.
Dear Hanna: A Biography of Pacifist Martin J. Zimmer Based on His Letters from the Eastern Front during World War II by Rudolf A. Zimmer
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 165,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Dear Hanna - is a rare eyewitness account of the plight of both civilians and soldiers affected by the military operations in the mud and freezing temperatures of the Eastern Front during WW II. Hanna’s husband, Martin J. Zimmer, is a pacifist who, through his observations, reveals a profound understanding of what it should mean to be human.
What the Private Saw: The Civil War Letters & Diaries of Oney Foster Sweet by Oney Foster Sweet
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,770. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Wigeon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The previously unpublished letters, diaries, and retrospective pieces of Pvt. Oney Foster Sweet, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery, 43rd Pennsylvania Volunteers (14th Reserves) Battery F (Ricketts’ Battery), 1861-1865. This first-hand account of what the private saw is a distinctive addition to the many existing volumes on the American Civil War.
Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 158,750. 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.
On Wing and Water by Jane Wilson
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Leslie Colquhoun was a man who flew high in more ways than one. Enlisting with the RAF at the start of World War 2, he had no sooner got his ‘wings’ than he was plunged into the thick of battle. His daughter Jane, has written this affectionate portrait of her ‘modest, gentle’ father, a man who was also exceptionally courageous and skilled.
Not A Real War by Paul Longley
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book describes the experiences of the author whilst serving with the Australian Defence Force with the United Nations Mission to Somalia in 1993.
Thank You Mister Bosh That's Close Enough! by Herbert R Hoskins
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1914 Herbert Hoskins joined the British Army and soon found himself as a Major serving in the muddy, disease ridden trenches of the Somme. Carefully collected by his grandson, Major Hoskins' letters are printed alongside startling images and illustrations to provide a fascinating picture of the horrific world these soldiers inhabited.
The Messenger by Oswald Early
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 47,240. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Oswald S. Early was a First World War wireless operator with the 1/9th Battalion Territorial Force of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, serving from 1916 to 1919 in India, Iraq and Afghanistan. Throughout his adventures he kept a diary, which gives us a vivid picture of the trials, the tedium and the hardships he faced.
A Teenagers War by James Brearley
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 47,640. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book is a tribute to my Uncle Jim, Private James Watson 14428202 5th Black Watch, 51st Highland Division. All the stories are true as they are based on War Records, Soldiers Diaries, conversations with Veterans of 51st Highland Division and family and friends.
Diary of a Prisoner in World War I by Josef Sramek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
An authentic diary of Josef Sramek, a Czech soldier drafted to the Hungaro-Austrian army to fight from the beginning of World War 1. He was captured by the enemy, lived through death marches and concentration camps in Serbia, Albania, Italy, and France before finally returning home to resume his life. The diary is published by his grandson Tomas Svoboda.
Prattleings of an old man! by Feather With Spots
Price: Free! Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(4.00 from 1 review)
PRATTLEINGS OF AN OLD MAN! (Volume I - Things I Remember About My Life As A Military Officer’s military BRAT.) Yep, this is a collection many short tales of places I’ve been to and things I have done. For the simple reason of security I have intentionally renamed some of the people or have simply forgotten their names.
A Flowershop in Baghdad by Michael Banzet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,510. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A vivid, powerful description of the United States Air Force's efforts to build a credible Iraqi Air Force during 2007-2008. Major Mike Banzet describes his year on the ground advising the Iraqi Air Force through compelling vignettes and societal observations that take the reader on a emotional roller coaster. Kirkus reviews states that "...Banzet's wit is a WMD itself". A deeply touching read.
A Not So Virgin Mary by Jeffrey A. Michael
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Based on the true story of a woman born and raised in Brockton, Mass. She served her country in WWII working on a project that was classified 'Top Secret' until the 1990s. She transitioned to civilian life to work in the State Department to work for the first freely elected president of South Korea, Syngman Rhee. She was in South Korea at the start of the Korean Conflict,
The Return Ticket by Michael Bennetts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of a 1941 British Rail ticket and its journey from the UK to Singapore, Malaya and Thailand, eventually returning back to the UK four years after issue. Along the way, it sampled the delights of Cape Town, the hostile environment of the Malayan jungle, the horrors of working and surviving in various Japanese POW camps, and the joy of reunion with its owner’s wife and child.
Hitler Youth Cultists, Fascism and Murder Nyack, New York in 1941 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Walter Groebli met Percy Whittlesey in Connecticut sometime in the early fall of 1940. Whittlesey adopted Groebli. He took him into his home to work as a houseboy. Groebli was virulently pro-Nazi. Whittlesey was a disciple of sex cultist Pierre Bernard, whose New York City home was raided by police. Bernard established himself in Nyack, New York by 1941, running a spa/cult with Whittlesey.
How I Met Rommel - Memoirs of an Officer by Martin Langley
You set the price! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Biography of WW2 officer who escaped POW camp and returned to join SHAEF. He had a guardian angel which he called 'luck'. He interpreted documents at Flensberg where Doenitz surrendered after Hitler's death. Several documents including signed letters and a birthday card to Hitler are published for the first time for historical interest and an Allied summary of Operation Sealion.
Days of Fear by Michael Tatlow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
A true story of horror, bloodshed and courage… The Irish Republican Army, supported by many Catholic priests, became involved in murderous attacks and bombings. The Troubles in Northern Ireland exploded into outright armed rebellion. In 1970, Britain's MI6 thrust into the bloody fray a young former commando, the ideologue Maurice Tansey. his true story ....
"Dear Darling Loulie" by Rachel Taylor Hall
Series: Genealogy, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
Under the Old Railway Clock: Reminiscences of a time, a place, and a very dear brother, William Marshall by Caroline Whitehead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
UNDER THE OLD RAILWAY CLOCK deftly illuminates for readers a time and place - England from the 1930S through to 2007. William Marshall was a sailor, hero, husband, father, gambler, coin collector, cook, flirt with the ladies... and a very dear brother.
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific by Ronny Herman de Jong
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific is a collection of personal stories by victims and veterans of World War Two in the Pacific. Feeling that these stories deserve to be preserved as historical evidence of the suffering and heroic actions of civilians and military alike, Ronny Herman de Jong, a survivor herself of Japanese prison camps, gathered and edited these stories for your edification.