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Biografías Militares: O, historia militar del país en medio siglo (1874)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 197,900. Language: Spanish. Published: December 27, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biografías de algunos próceres de la guerra de la independencia deNueva Granada contra España, quienes con sus armas y su talento construyeron la república de Colombia, escrito en 1874 pero de total actualidad dada la objetividad y profundidad investigativa de su autor el historiador José María Baraya. Libro de obligada lectura para amantes de la historia colombiana y latinoamericana.
From the Prairie to the Pentagon: The Inspiring Story of the Airman Who Achieved the Highest Position Ever Held by an Enlisted Woman in U.S. Military History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,270. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Denise Jelinski-Hall was plucked out of a small town in Minnesota by a member of the National Guard. Over the next three decades, Denise rose through the ranks, ultimately serving as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. She achieved the highest position ever held by an enlisted woman in the history of the U.S. military.
Passant: A Journey to Elsewhere
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,070. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Passant offers an account of a doubly divided family, involving its New Zealand and wealthy, distant British branches during the 1930s and 1940s. It covers the early years of its chief protagonist who relates the experience of growing up against the background of the Great Depression and the Second World War
Betrayed
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,930. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1944, Staff Sergeant Frederic C. Martini’s bomber was shot down over France. He was captured by the Gestapo and, along with 167 other Allied airmen, sent to Buchenwald concentration camp to await execution. He survived—but just barely. When he returned home, the US government, the Army, and the VA denied his accounts to protect Nazi specialists brought to the US with fabricated histories.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen IV, Douglas Mc Arthur El César del Siglo XX
Series: Geopolítica. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,160. Language: Spanish. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
El general Douglas Mc Arthur fue denominado el César de Siglo XX. Según Richard Nixon, fue uno de los hombres más grandes de todos los tiempos. Roosevelt lo llamó la encarnación del pueblo americano, pero Harry Trumman lo destituyó del cargo de Comandante Supremo Aliado por ligereza temperamental y no porque esta decisión favoreciera los intereses estadounidenses luego de la Segunda Guerra Mundial
I Also Walked on This Earth
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 350,510. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Eugene has walked over eight decades of his life on this earth and knows his walk is coming to the end. Before he bids farewell to this earthly walk, he wants to leave for family, relatives and friends his earthly life history. His life history is varied; from a farm boy who grew up in the: “Great Depression”, to being a school teacher, a military man and lastly a clergyman.
In The Name Of God: Defending Apartheid
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 171,290. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A frank and outspoken coming-of-age memoir, In The Name Of God is the author's exploration of the role he played in defending Apartheid. As the reluctant disciple of an unholy cause, he negotiates his way through Infantry School and beyond, wrestling with life and love along the way. Please note: This book does not sanction Apartheid ― read it and see for yourself!
Combat Zone Tourist: My 13 Months of Emails from the Sandbox
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
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.
Åbent hav. Mit liv i Søværnet 1945-1990
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 101,220. Language: Danish. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biografi om søofficeren Jørgen F. Bork, der gjorde tjeneste i den danske flåde fra 1945-1990.
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,580. 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
BOMBER TALES
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 162,240. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
B-24 LIBERATORS OF A USAAF BOMBER GROUP
I Was a Cold War Penguin
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)
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
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
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
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.
A Flowershop in Baghdad
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
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Mereo Books. 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
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,