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The Bravest Guy: A True Story of Overcoming Seemingly Impossible Odds by Harry E. Wedewer
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
As a U.S. Army infantryman in World War II, Don Wedewer was twice wounded in four days. Both times he was left for dead. Now he was a double amputee and blind with seemingly no hope for the future. Through extraordinary determination and persistence, this highly decorated combat veteran overcame seemingly impossible odds to become a state and national leader in helping those with vision loss.
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.
Iron Soldiers In Vietnam by Richard F Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book will be an enjoyable read for any soldier who served with an engineer unit in Vietnam. Iron Soldiers is the story of the 577th Engineer Battalion (Construction) in Vietnam from January of 1967 through January of 1968. It is the story of a young Captain and the thousand or more men he worked with during the construction of many demanding construction projects under combat conditions..
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!
Author of Liberty: My Story of America by Michael T. George
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,970. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Experience the stories that truly define America as One Nation Under God. Follow the incredible true life stories of eight individuals whose lives define the American principle of liberty. From the terrors of Afghanistan to the beaches of Normandy and small towns across the fruited plains, these chronicled events of life, liberty, faith, and freedom will renew your soul and lift your spirit.
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
Clay Soldiers: One Marine's Story of War, Art, & Atomic Energy by James Rada, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,720. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chuck Caldwell is a WWII vet and Purple Heart winner who has met Civil War soldiers, fought at Guadalcanal and Tarawa, and studied atomic bomb explosions in Nevada. Through it all, he painted and sculpted miniature figures that have become sought after by collectors around the country. Clay Soldiers is the story of a man who became part of the history of America and chronicled it through his art.
Belfast to Benghazi by Rupert Wieloch
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Rupert Wieloch has seen more than his share of front-line military action. This is his story from troubles in Northern Ireland through to serving as the Senior British Military Commander in Libya following the fall of Gaddafi. As the author puts it: “I hope this book opens eyes to a few unheralded escapades and adds colour to some historic events”.
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”.
Special Operator: the Rise and Fall of a Cut-price Spy by Chris Boyd
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
One mans account of his eighteen-year journey in the world of electronic espionage taking the reader on a sometimes serious sometimes light hearted trip to Hong Kong to eavesdrop on Chinese Communist military communications. To Berlin in the Cold War to search the ether for diplomatic and illegal radio transmissions then on to Australia and South East Asia for more electronic spying adventures.
I Ran But The Germans Ran Faster by Trevor Buckley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From raiding parties in the North African desert and the invasion of Sicily and Italy, to his capture and incarceration by the Germans, this is the story of one man's remarkable service with the Commando's and the Special Air Service during WW2. An ordinary man, having to be something he should not have had to be, and do things that he should never have had to do, in order to remain ordinary.
Kospotte van Egipte en Italië by Alet Gardner
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: Afrikaans. Published: November 30, 2015 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vertellings van 'n kok se dramatiese en soms grusame wedervaringe in die Tweede Wêreldoorlog; sy gevangeneming en ontsnapping in Italië. Ook sy optrede as lid van die versetsbeweging, die Partisani.
A Soldiers Oath by Fred Oldenburg
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Fred Oldenburg joined the Army in 1988 as an adult soldier. He served on tours in Northern Ireland, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. After rising through the ranks to Warrant Officer Class Two (WO2) he left the military to become Training Warrant Officer with the Bermuda Regiment. He now lives with his wife in Gloucestershire, England.
The Quiet Australian by Eric Grounds
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 76,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Teddy Hudleston was a pilot of immense talent whose wisdom and resourcefulness in war carried him up through the ranks of the RAF. He was knighted in 1963. This very private Edwardian was dubbed by the newspaper obituaries ‘the Quiet Australian’ for his unassuming manner. He has now paid tribute to him by writing this affectionate biography.
Эпитафия без елея. Страницы воспоминаний партизана by Наум Перкин
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: Russian. Published: September 2, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Страницы воспоминаний партизана Наума Перкина (1912–1976), основанные на документальном материале, были одной из первых проб правдивого, без идеализации и приукрашивания, отражения партизанской борьбы. Но именно поэтому, по мнению рецензентов «эпохи застоя», в повести «нет правды про партизанскую войну» и книгу «ни в коем случае издавать нельзя».
Reflections of a Grunt Marine by Bruce F. Meyers
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 57,310. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by Patos Island Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bruce F. Meyers was an active youngster. He entered the University of Washington's Navy Reserve Officer Training School and graduated as a 2nd lieutenant of Marines in 1945. Following battle action during the Korean War, Meyers spent much of his time in the Marines developing clandestine means to insert specialized troop units in the war zones.