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Ho Chi Minh, Johnsy and I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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
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Price: Free! Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military 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.
In The Early Morning Rain
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A military memoir detailing the experiences of the Worst Army Recruit Ever as he passes through Army Infantry Basic Training at Fort Benning, GA in 1985.
Combat Support
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Combat Support: The True Burden of Sacrifice is an open and honest portrayal of a soldier, a husband, and a father, with the courage to put his life in print, without false bravado or hope for glory. It is, indeed, a soldier’s story and an account of the author’s life leading up to and through his military service, in the truest sense of what it means to be a soldier.
CIA Bride
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
CIA Bride is a biography of the life of Velma and Werner Weiss, a CIA family starting during World War II when Velma worked for the CIA in England and continuing into Area 51 in the Nevada desert where Werner, a.k.a. the Desert Fox, commanded Project OXCART, the CIA's A-12 Mach 3 spyplane. The author worked with Werner Weiss at Area 51 and remained a close friend of Velma Weiss until her death.
The Boy Died In Vietnam
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A raw portrayal of Don’s experience during the Vietnam War, dealing with dead and dying children. He exposes his soul discussing events in his life while coping with PTSD issues, not knowing for 40 years that he was suffering from the disorder. As conditions worsen he moves into a tent in the woods. Through treatment he returns to Vietnam and in a matter of a few months his whole life has changed.
For the Love of God! A memoir of Army Basic Training?
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A boy joins the Army without a clue. While in Basic Training, his girlfriend converts to a different religion, saying that God wants her to be single. The young man's only hope is that he can hold on to her long enough to make her realize they were meant to be together. Until then, his hands are tied in the testosterone-drenched school of combat.
The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume 2
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Series: The Carpe Noctem Interviews, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
ZED PRESENTS... The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume Two The unequaled second offering of classic Carpe Noctem interviews by Thom Carnell features in-depth conversations with Frank Miller, Clive Barker, Stuart Gordon, David Schow, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Nacho Cerda, Tom Rainone, Viggo Mortensen, and two never-released interviews with Budgie (The Creatures) and artist Hajime Soryama.
Swift Boat Down
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A Swift Boat is sunk by two rockets from an unidentified aircraft near the border between North and South Vietnam. It is June 15/16th, 1968, around midnight, and now five sailors are dead or missing. Two survivors and several witnesses report seeing lighted aircraft that move and hover like helicopters flying in the area. U.S. Jets are scrambled to the scene and report hits on enemy aircraft.
One Woman's War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,510. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Bravery. Tragedy. Victory. At the age of 19, Eileen Younghusband joined the WAAF in the fight against the Nazi war machine. One Woman's War tells the untold story of what it was like to work in Fighter Command's top secret Filter Room and gives a fascinating insight into life as a young woman during Britain's darkest days.
Four-Star Leadership for Leaders
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,000. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Tried. Tested. Proven. Their decisions mean the difference between life and death, victory and defeat. Their actions determine the fates of nations and place an indelible stamp upon history. They are four-star generals and admirals, our country’s top-ranking military leadership, and in Four-Star Leadership for Leaders, they offer their hard-won expertise to you.
Playing for England
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
When David Black took a slug in the eye, it seemed his military career was over, or was it? He began to rebuild his shattered life by taking a most extreme road to salvation...elite British army SAS selection. With a 90% failure rate, has David set the bar too high? Has he embarked on an impossible quest? Join him on the barren and unforgiving mountains of south Wales, and see for yourself.
Coming in to Land – the memoirs of Wing Commander Bill Malins DFC
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Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
'Coming in to land' is the story of an Oxfordshire boy who grew up to be a war hero. It starts with his early life on his parents’ farm in the 1920s, it goes on to where he fights for his country in the RAF during the Second World War. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery in action whilst flying behind enemy lines following a daring reconnaissance mission over Belgium.
Faithful through Hard Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is not a WW2 memoir. It is a riveting reconstruction from an eye-witness account written at the time in a secret diary, a diary too dangerous to show anyone and too precious to destroy. The true story of four years, 3 million bombs, one small island out-facing the might of the German and Italian airforces - and one young Scotsman who didn't want to be there.
Playing By the Rules
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Rebel Satori Press. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Elzie came out publicly on ABC Evening World News in January 1993. He became the first Marine discharged under Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and later reinstated, becoming the first Marine to challenge Don't Ask, Don't Tell with a Federal Court Case and went on to serve four years openly gay. Forward by David Mixner.
Sangin - A Glance through Afghan Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The British Army handed over responsibility for Sangin District to US Marines in late 2010. Set in the heart of Afghanistan's Helmand Province, UK forces left that troubled town after four bloody years fighting against a determined and ruthless insurgent threat. This is the story of Sangin as it was in the summer of 2009, told from a foreigner's perspective, but seen through Afghan Eyes.
Kittyhawk Pilot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 and represented by Ebook Launch. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the true story of “Stocky” Edwards, Canada’s top living fighter pilot. The story begins in Battleford, Saskatchewan where Stocky grew up. During his childhood, shooting partridge, and working hard, Stocky learned the lessons that would serve him well during the Desert War. This is the incredible story of a young Canadian who goes to war and becomes a superior pilot and leader of men.
The Restful Peace
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Price: $9.88 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Morning greeting me in the same frightful way as before, only today I found the compassionate man I had become aware of on the previous day seated next to me. I was too ill to hold a conversation with anyone, but he remained perpetually cheerful as he conversed with other patients around us. He told of events which had happened to him during his incarceration in Germany and Russian prisoner of war