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The White Aborigine
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,820. 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
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
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
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
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.
In His Shelter: A Christian in the British Army
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Broken Ground: An Explosive Account Of The Haiti Earthquake
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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.
From Roaring Hate to Ramrod Straight A Journey from Hitler’s Germany to the US Marine Corps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 202,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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.
9 Lives of a Fighter Pilot: One pilot’s personal story as an American patriot
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military
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.
The Philosophical Pilot "Three Fathers, Three Wives, Nine Lives
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,560. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.
BOOTS: An Unvarnished Memoir of Vietnam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,170. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012 by Writers AMuse Me. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A US Army combat Lieutenant shares his experiences from the Vietnam War
Desert Voices
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
America's strength has always been her people. Never has this strength been more evident than in time of war. From the Revolution on, the history of America at war has always been the history of ordinary men and women doing extraordinary things. But in the past, it has taken years, sometimes even decades, for those heroic men and women to be heard, for their individual stories to be told.
Medal Of Honor:From Antietam To Afghanistan
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 121,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A complete story of the history and intrigue of the valor and bravery of America's men and one glorious woman who were awarded the ultimate honor. It's the story of "The Great Locomotive Chase," and "Old 666". The Medals story is filled with intrigue and mystery. More fascinating than fiction and more awarding than receational reading. This is a must read for every American.
Master Spy: The Life of Robert P. Hanssen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
For fifteen years, government worker Robert Hanssen passed along to the Soviets over 6,000 pages of top secret and classified information, including information on the U.S. investigation of smuggling nuclear weapons to third world countries and the entire plan for the continuity of the U.S. government if suddenly attacked. This is the story behind the man who so heinously betrayed his country.
Ho Chi Minh, Johnsy and I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow "Shorty" an Australian soldier, on his tour of duty in the war in Vietnam. No blood, gore or guts in this work - just a collection of simple,fascinating and quirky stories that could only come from one who was there. A soldier's experiences of the ridiculous events and situations in which he found himself. He survives to return to a hostile land and questions himself as to his involvement
America's Heroes:; Untold Stories of Honor, Courage and Sacrifice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Combat wounded veterans from World War II, Korea, Bosnia, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq tell their stories in their own words for the first time.
Bluejacket: A Sailor's Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
From World War II to Korea to Vietnam, Chet Bright handled some of the Navy’s most dangerous jobs. He faced the prospect of death at sea many times, but he lived for the adventure. Bluejacket is the story of those adventures, from his days at war to his post-military years sailing the Caribbean. He gave his life to the sea. In return, it gave him these memories.
The Great Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Footscray in the western suburbs of Melbourne to Flanders on the Western Front. Personal accounts of three brothers George Joe and Dave, who served in the AIF during World War One, and of the families they left behind. They all had life changing experiences but not all of those were caused by the war. Battles at Lone Pine, Pozieres, The Somme, and others, are described from their perspective.