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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
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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.
Memoirs of a Tin Can Sailor
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
While a lot of these stories deal with all the shenanigans we pulled in liberty ports in the four corners of the globe, most of the time we were haze grey and underway. So sit back and enjoy reading about a navy that in all probability, no longer exists.
From Roaring Hate to Ramrod Straight A Journey from Hitler’s Germany to the US Marine Corps
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 202,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This story tracks the life of an immigrant German Jew who was able to escape the clutches of Nazi Germany, fleeing Berlin, with his family in 1939, shortly after the horrific events of “Kristallnacht” when the Nazi Party in Germany finally showed its’ true colors. Left without a country and nowhere to go, the family manages to get to Genoa where transportation to Ecuador is arranged.
Alejandro. La arrolladora marcha de la falange
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Esta es la historia de Alejandro III, rey de Macedonia, conocido también como Alejandro Magno, cuyas cualidades para la acción fueron demostradas desde muy joven y hasta nuestros dias es considerado uno de los más grandes genios de la guerra de todos los tiempos.
Welcome To My Nightmare
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What could be worse than being raped by someone in whom you placed your trust? Thousands of veterans and service members know the answer to that question: being raped, and then being shunned and revictimized by your colleagues, comrades, and chain of command – the people with whom you live, work, and upon whom you depend for your very life – while they protect and even promote your attacker.
Out of Order, Story no. 2
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Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is an authentic and true story of the Bosnian war, told from the perspective of direct participant, the fighter of special troops, Hardin Horion. If you want to know the real truth about the Bosnian war, read this shocking, but also very witty, confession of a Bosnian partisan. The book was translated by volunteers who are not professionals, so forgive us for possible mistakes. Enjoy reading!
Out of Order, Story no. 1
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Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is an authentic and true story of the Bosnian war, told from the perspective of direct participant, the fighter of special troops, Hardin Horion. If you want to know the real truth about the Bosnian war, read this shocking, but also very witty, confession of a Bosnian partisan. The book was translated by volunteers who are not professionals, so forgive us for possible mistakes. Enjoy reading!
9 Lives of a Fighter Pilot: One pilot’s personal story as an American patriot
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A pilot's life is never dull, especially when you're a jet fighter pilot in the Marines flying assault missions in Iraq during Saddam Hussein's reign and then when you work at the White House under President Clinton! Sometimes you have close calls with Death. Sometimes you get nine lives. You better live the ninth to its fullest! This is Colonel Greg Raths' life... a roadmap for success.
Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt - Diaries and Letters of a First World War Officer in the 19th Hussars and 1st Coldstream Guards
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Diary and letters of Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt including his time at Eton, Sandhurst and in the First World War. He describes life in the Hussars and Coldstream Guards, how he was gassed in May 1915, and life in the trenches. He was killed near Ypres in May 1916. The book is illustrated with maps and photographs, and includes biographies of his wife, son, brother and parents.
Due anni al volante su piste di neve e fango
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: Italian. Published: October 26, 2012 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I sacrifici degli autieri in guerra in un volume che ha origine dal diario e dall’album fotografico del caporale Lino Sassaro del 188° Autoreparto pesante: immagini e note preziose, capaci di documentare non solo la vita militare dell’autore, ma anche paesaggi, città e popolazioni. Uno sguardo diverso sulla tragica campagna di Russia.
Warrior's Way & The Soldier's Soul
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,450. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The book covers in condensed format the wisdom gleaned from across 26 years and 3 wars. It was written not for academia, but for the common soldier. The book covers PTSD, TBI, WAR, guilt, and loss, as well as returning from war and learning to live again. It is a brief outline into the mind of a special operations soldier who mastered war and in so doing mastered himself.
The Philosophical Pilot "Three Fathers, Three Wives, Nine Lives
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,560. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Join Vern Westfall on a thrilling adventure from his childhood days in small adobe house in a remote corner of an Arizona Desert to his adult years in the skies above Vietnam as an F-4 pilot. Traverse the globe with this multi-talented man as he teaches high school, instructs pilots, mentors gifted children, survives in jungles, and communes with Buddhist monks in the mountains of China.
Still Having Fun: A Portrait of the Military Marriage of Rex and Bettie George 1941-2007
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This remarkable biography of a military marriage which lasted from 1941 until 2007 includes everything from letters written in war zones to photographs that chronicle the lives and romance of Rex and Bettie George. Written by their daughter, Candace George Thompson, after their deaths, "Still Having Fun" is a moving testament to the character and resilience of American military families.