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The Diary of Private AA Bridges by Phyllis Dawson Nicholls
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Alf Bridges, a modest Hertfordshire lad, was rejected for military service several times before in 1916 the Army finally decided he was good enough to fight for his country. It was a wise decision because in the face of danger, Private Alfred Arthur Bridges proved to be as brave as a giant. Private Bridges kept a diary - This is his story.
Flying on the Ground by Gerry Davis
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a harsh initial training as a Boy Entrant at RAF Cosford in the 1950s, Gerry Davis went on to serve 15 years in the RAF. His account of the adventures of a career spanning more than 44 years covers a wide range of experiences, from the amusing to the astonishing. A fascinating glimpse of the flying business from the inside.
Dear Hanna: A Biography of Pacifist Martin J. Zimmer Based on His Letters from the Eastern Front during World War II by Rudolf A. Zimmer
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 165,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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.
What the Private Saw: The Civil War Letters & Diaries of Oney Foster Sweet by Oney Foster Sweet
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Wigeon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The previously unpublished letters, diaries, and retrospective pieces of Pvt. Oney Foster Sweet, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery, 43rd Pennsylvania Volunteers (14th Reserves) Battery F (Ricketts’ Battery), 1861-1865. This first-hand account of what the private saw is a distinctive addition to the many existing volumes on the American Civil War.
Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 5. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 157,070. 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 by Michael Banzet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,510. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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.
A Not So Virgin Mary by Jeffrey A. Michael
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Based on the true story of a woman born and raised in Brockton, Mass. She served her country in WWII working on a project that was classified 'Top Secret' until the 1990s. She transitioned to civilian life to work in the State Department to work for the first freely elected president of South Korea, Syngman Rhee. She was in South Korea at the start of the Korean Conflict,
How I Met Rommel - Memoirs of an Officer by Martin Langley
You set the price! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Biography of WW2 officer who escaped POW camp and returned to join SHAEF. He had a guardian angel which he called 'luck'. He interpreted documents at Flensberg where Doenitz surrendered after Hitler's death. Several documents including signed letters and a birthday card to Hitler are published for the first time for historical interest and an Allied summary of Operation Sealion.
Days of Fear by Michael Tatlow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A true story of horror, bloodshed and courage… The Irish Republican Army, supported by many Catholic priests, became involved in murderous attacks and bombings. The Troubles in Northern Ireland exploded into outright armed rebellion. In 1970, Britain's MI6 thrust into the bloody fray a young former commando, the ideologue Maurice Tansey. his true story ....
"Dear Darling Loulie" by Rachel Taylor Hall
Series: Genealogy, Book 2 · Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
Under the Old Railway Clock: Reminiscences of a time, a place, and a very dear brother, William Marshall by Caroline Whitehead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
UNDER THE OLD RAILWAY CLOCK deftly illuminates for readers a time and place - England from the 1930S through to 2007. William Marshall was a sailor, hero, husband, father, gambler, coin collector, cook, flirt with the ladies... and a very dear brother.
War Medic Hero by Michael Naya
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Pierre Naya was awarded the Military Medal for his extraordinary bravery and courage while serving as a medic in the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) in the Falklands War in 1982, when he worked heroically to help critically-injured soldiers, despite his own severe injuries, after the bombing of the Sir Galahad. When he died in 2012, he left an aching gap in all their lives. This is his story.
Soldier On by Ian Johnstone
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Following “The Dunce at the Back of the Class” this book tells of William’s time in the Parachute Regiment, his postings to trouble spots and on manoeuvres, sometimes hilariously funny yet often troubled and poignant. It also tells of his life after the Army, of those who helped him and those who tried to make his life a misery, and of the passing of his only true love.
Royal Air Force Coastal Command by John Campbell
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. 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 by Kazimir Ladny
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,
Civil War Journal of a Union Soldier by P.C. Zick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,940. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Civil War Journal of a Union Soldier begins on April 1861 in Michigan when Harmon Camburn joins the Union Army. He provides insight into the minutiae of a soldier's life, from what they ate to their method of obtaining food. It shows the horror of the battlefield to the joys of simply having the sun shine after days of rain. P.C. Zick presents the journal of her great grandfather for all to share.
Wewak Mission by Lionel Veale
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
Lionel Veale's story of the Wewak Mission provides readers with an authentic image of the hazardous missions that were factors in every Coastwatcher party assignment as they penetrated and worked behind enemy lines, seeking vital information which ultimately played an important part in the winning of the war.
Another Yin Oan a Wan Way Tickut by Brian Brown
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 131,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is Brian Brown's personal diary of his rise from Belisha Boy signalman up to the giddy heights of 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Corps of Signals between 1939 until 1945 and includes 31/2 years as a Prisoner of War after being ordered by CIC Percival to surrender to the Japanese at the fall of Singapore on 15th February 1942.
In Garrison by J.H. Hardin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by Black Rose Writing firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen.
Sadism, Songs and Stolen Liberty by Stephen Mann
Price: $8.19 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Stephen Mann writes of his experience as a boy entrant to the British Royal Navy, his despair then anger at finding that he could not escape from a world of arbitrary rules and personal violence. His humour and North London independent spirit however shines through and despite his frustrations, the cracking momentum of the book is maintained as we enjoy adventures with Stephen and his shipmates o