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Combat Zone Tourist: My 13 Months of Emails from the Sandbox by Mike Belter
Price: Free! Words: 221,930. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow the story of an Army Reservist called up in 2004 who served 13 months in Iraq. While there, he begins to write weekly emails to his family and friends back at his civilian job in the United States. He spends 5 months in crazy world of the Baghdad Green Zone - the "world's largest gated community" then 8 months at the Corps headquarters running the war.
Führer, Folk and Fatherland by Douglas Gagel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 191,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This true story is a rare, first-hand account of one soldier’s experiences during the Third Reich and offers an uncommon insight into what most Germans really thought about Hitler and his regime — not quite what the wartime newsreels portrayed. It is also a love story, for amid the strife and devastation of war, Albin Gagel found the love of his life.
Beyond West Point by Steven J. Charbonneau
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 147,590. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
An intriguing, sometimes embarrassing, multi-biography that provides an insight into the life and times of Colonel Edwards Cranston Brooks, his family, friends, associates and comrades-in-arms. Brooks rose from obscurity to witness the making of history and like many West Point graduates became an active participant in the shaping of the world at the turn of the century!
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982) by Arjun Krishnan
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,760. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vice Admiral Nilakanta Krishnan (1919 - 1982) was one of the most decorated officers in the Indian Armed Forces. Flamboyant, charismatic, and a dynamic leader of men, known as 'the Sailors Admiral', this is his story, one that is inextricably linked to the story of India and India’s Navy, spanning 40 years from the Second World War to the 1971 Indo-Pak war that resulted in the birth of Bangla Desh
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”.
Observer: The Colonel George Trofimoff Story, The Tale of America's Highest-Ranking Military Officer Convicted of Spying (The Prison Trilogy) (Volume 2) by Glen Aaron
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 130,700. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In prison, the author was assigned Colonel George Trofimoff as his cellmate. The Colonel turned out to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer ever convicted of spying. After initially resisting, Aaron, the author and a retired attorney, agreed to look at the Colonel's case with the hope of finding a reason to make an additional appeal. What Aaron found was a complete travesty of justice.
Unsung Heroes of the Tar Heel State: Voolume 1- The Warriors by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Personal stories of men and women of North Carolina who served with distinction in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
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.
Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 157,070. 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.
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.
Royal Air Force Coastal Command by John Campbell
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the decades after the Second World War, John Campbell served as a Coastal Command navigator and crew captain on Shackleton aircraft in the Maritime Patrol role. Having studied in great detail the history and development of Coastal Command, he has researched and written this thorough account of its activities throughout its years of operation.
It Was Worth It by Kazimir Ladny
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Adventures of A Polish POW in World War II 1939-1945. He survived drowning in the Baltic Sea, freezing in Siberia and bombing from both sides during the war. In most books written about wars, the authors depict knights in shining armor riding forth in glory and bravery. In this book I am just an ordinary soldier who went through the horror of war. I was scared and prayed a lot,
Wewak Mission by Lionel Veale
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Lionel Veale's story of the Wewak Mission provides readers with an authentic image of the hazardous missions that were factors in every Coastwatcher party assignment as they penetrated and worked behind enemy lines, seeking vital information which ultimately played an important part in the winning of the war.
Another Yin Oan a Wan Way Tickut by Brian Brown
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 131,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is Brian Brown's personal diary of his rise from Belisha Boy signalman up to the giddy heights of 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Corps of Signals between 1939 until 1945 and includes 31/2 years as a Prisoner of War after being ordered by CIC Percival to surrender to the Japanese at the fall of Singapore on 15th February 1942.
Sadism, Songs and Stolen Liberty by Stephen Mann
Price: $8.19 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Stephen Mann writes of his experience as a boy entrant to the British Royal Navy, his despair then anger at finding that he could not escape from a world of arbitrary rules and personal violence. His humour and North London independent spirit however shines through and despite his frustrations, the cracking momentum of the book is maintained as we enjoy adventures with Stephen and his shipmates o
A Sailor's Life by SeaWaves Press
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
By Peter Godwin Chance Life and times of Commander Peter G Chance RCN (Ret'd) through World War II, Korean War and Cold War.
The Arab Sword by Edward Pangloss
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This novel is a work of fiction inspired by a true story. It is about a ten-year old boy called Abdul, later renamed Mike, who is orphaned following the brutal murder of his family by American soldiers in Basra, Iraq during the first Gulf War. During the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq, Saddam Hussein’s army is defeated within days by the superior international military forces led by ...
Under Fire: An American Story by Oliver North
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,160. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In this candid book, Oliver North, the man who has been at the centre of the Iran-Contra controversy tells the story of his life. He reveals the inside story behind the headlines and stresses the importance of his family and his enduring faith, which have seen him through the toughest times.