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A Lonely Soldier by John Behan
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A story of the Rhodesian civil war based on the experiences of a man who fought and lost. Never again was life the same for Noel, nor could it be. John Behan. Author. Dublin. Ireland. January 2014.
A Promise Fulfilled, My life as a Wife and Mother, Soldier and General Officer by Julia Jeter Cleckley Brig. Gen. (Ret.)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
A Promise Fulfilled is the story of how a young woman sheds her timid nature by making unconventional choices to protect those closest to her. Her bold decision reveals the brave warrior she is inside. Cleckley’s story is one of triumph over loss, determination in the face of tragedy and the strength of love.
Following the Drum by Maud Harris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'Following the Drum' is the story of the trials and tribulations of an armed forces wife.Told with humour, it details the problems of juggling children, a carreer, constant relocations and living amongst gun toting Cypriot soldiers, plus the threat of the Red Army at our door. Also supporting military familiies as their men were deployed in the Gulf, and later, the Falklands.
Shadows of Bataan by Jim Burkett, Benjamin Stakes, & Inknbeans Press
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Benjamin F. Stakes was captured in Manila when the Japanese overran the Philippines. He spent the next three years in captivity, in the harshest conditions, struggling to survive starvation, disease and human cruelty. This is his story, based on his journals.
Private Svoboda by Steven Roberts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the winter of 1944 a 14-year old Austrian boy and his 8th grade classmates are drafted into Hitler's army and sent directly to boot camp. Scared but excited the boys are soon taught to kill or be killed. On the frozen Russian front the boys are soon relieved of any notions of the romantic adventure and herioics of war as they face the brutal challenges to survive another day, another minute.
Get It On!: What It Means To Lead The Way by Keni Thomas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Leadership
Decorated U.S. military veteran-turned-country music star Keni Thomas gives a personal account of his heart-wrenching experiences in the chaotic 1993 Battle of Mogadishu to express a unique set of leadership lessons and inspired view of life’s greater purpose. "Keni Thomas is a great storyteller. (This) is a book for everyone." -- War on Terror News
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 ...
What A Life: How the Vietnam War Affected One Marine by Randy Kington
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,630. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Randy served on the front line with some of the first marine units in Vietnam in 1965-66. He describes his transformation from boy to man, the training that allowed him to survive nine months of some of the fiercest fighting. Horrifically wounded in battle, he recounts grueling months of hospitalization and rehab, and the people who made a difference in his life.
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.
Twice a Hero by Phil Tomkins
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,640. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The true story of heroism, hardship and horror in the blood and mud seen through the eyes of a teenage volunteer and his comrades in the forgotten conflicts of Salonika and Palestine, during the Great War, fighting for the freedom of small nations and in particular, Home Rule for Ireland. Then in the Irish War of Independence, which helped establish a nation
199th Light Infantry Brigade Redcatcher MP by Mickey Bright
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,810. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War(4.00 from 1 review)
Mickey put his heart and soul into his book about his three tours in the Vietnam War. He brings to life the men he served with and treasured as friends as well as the Vietnamese people he grew to know and respect. He describes everything he saw and felt about the country in vivid detail. That includes the horrors of war as well as the men's feverish efforts to block their worries and fears.
Regrets - Maybe Just A Few by Murray Raynes
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 122,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a normal adolescence; equally adept in the classroom and on the sporting fields, Murray moved out into the world with a feeling that whatever needed to be done, he could do it or at the very least he’d give it a try.
The Wild Wild West by Jevir Gray
Price: Free! Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The story of a young soldier's deployment to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom during the 2003 American invasion. The untamed desert of the Middle East was dubbed "The Wild Wild West" by the troops because of the resemblance to the "Cowboys and Indians" era of the American frontier.
Prisoner of Japan by Sir Harold Atcherley
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
In the latter part of WW2, more than a ¼ million European and American soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese in Malaysia. They went on to suffer deprivation and brutality, most of them failing to survive. I was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. During my time as a prisoner I kept a diary, which I was able to bring home with me. This is my story.
The White Aborigine by Gerald K Walshe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the way life imitates art, Gerry Walshe's life began in a way similar to that of Steve Martin's character Navin R. Johnson in the movie 'The Jerk'. Gerry Walshe spent his early years living as an Australian Aborigine. As the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic woman, he was given away to a tribal Aboriginal woman at the age of four months. This is his story - an Australian story.
Mosquitos and Singapore by Ted Wilkins
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 97,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This true story covers the three years during which a young RAF serviceman was called up for National Service and transported to Singapore from war-torn and rationed England for a “tour of duty” on 81 Photographic Squadron at Seletar Airbase in Singapore.
Far From Breaking Waves by Brad P Vincent
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,570. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the true narrative of a military diver and bomb disposal operator who, after a dynamic career being one of the select few British Royal Navy Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving (MCD) specialists, finds himself Far From Breaking Waves in the land locked country of Afghanistan serving as a member of the Royal Australian Navy. There are even fewer Australian MCDs.
It Puts Muscles On Your Eyebrows by Mick Power
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The book gives the views and life of a common squaddie in the British Army infantry regiment during the early 1950’s.
Im No Hero by Charlie Plumb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I’m No Hero is an autobiography of Captain Charlie Plumb’s life; it is the story of the Vietnam POW’s who faced an isolated world of degradation, loneliness, tedium, hunger and pain; most significantly, it is a story of hope, for it deals directly with how the techniques used by the POW’s just to survive are the same techniques you and I apply in daily life.
One Man's War - the RAF from 1939-46 by Joe Nethercott
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.