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Behind Enemy Lines - True stories of daring and escape by WWII heroes by Freya Hardy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men in this book are heroes in the truest sense. They came from many nations and from all kinds of backgrounds. Some, like Tommy Macpherson, were marked out for greatness from the very beginning.
Navy SEALs and Their Unabashed Humor—Unfiltered, Uncensored and Unhinged! by Billy Allmon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,080. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 by Billy Allmon. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
What’s More Dangerous than the Enemy? To a Navy SEAL, the answer is…his buddies, when they play practical jokes. SEAL Billy Allmon is a veteran of three wars. He formed the deep brotherhood bonds that only sharing harrowing experiences can forge. He is also the veteran of countless practical jokes, most of which were perpetrated on the very brothers whose lives he had saved, or they his.
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.
A Pilot’s Story by John L Gaston
Price: $3.77 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an early age, a boy growing up on a farm in Dust Bowl Kansas during the Great Depression dreamed of flying. Hard work, dedication, and the hand of Divine Providence made that dream come true. From accelerated flight training during World War Two, through a career in the service of his country, to a fifteen year career in corporate aviation -- here is the story of his lifelong love affair wi
Intake 131 by Sandy Sanderson
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1973, Sandy Sanderson attended School of Infantry in Gwelo, in what was then central Rhodesia, for officer training. Now, more than 40 years on, he has written a book based on the diary he kept. The result is a frank and detailed account of the training as it happened. The book will be intriguing to people with an interest in the military.
Observer: The Colonel George Trofimoff Story, The Tale of America's Highest-Ranking Military Officer Convicted of Spying (The Prison Trilogy) (Volume 2) by Glen Aaron
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 130,700. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In prison, the author was assigned Colonel George Trofimoff as his cellmate. The Colonel turned out to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer ever convicted of spying. After initially resisting, Aaron, the author and a retired attorney, agreed to look at the Colonel's case with the hope of finding a reason to make an additional appeal. What Aaron found was a complete travesty of justice.
Diary of a 1st & 6th Airborne Paratrooper (1940-1950) : The Greatest Generation by Albert Jack
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bert Childs was with the 1st Airborne Division when they made their debut jump in North Africa. He was almost shot down on the way to Sicily and became one of the first recruits into the 6th Airborne Division in 1943. With them he dropped at Pegasus Bridge, battled the Bulge, jumped the Rhine and fought through northern Germany to meet the Russians on the Baltic Coast. These are his memoirs.
Unsung Heroes of the Tar Heel State: Voolume 1- The Warriors by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Personal stories of men and women of North Carolina who served with distinction in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
Thankful and Not So Thankful by Gerard Lees
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book tells the story of three Lancashire villages and their contrasting fortunes in the Great War. The stories of these villages and the triumphs and tragedies war brought to them have been researched by the author, who has painted portraits of some of the men who returned, and some of those who did not. A fascinating historical adventure.
The Diary of Private AA Bridges by Phyllis Dawson Nicholls
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015 by Mereo Books. 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.
Doc Jackson's Letters Home: A Combat Medic's 1968 Letters from Vietnam by Jerome J. Jackson & Constance Emerson Crooker
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Private E-1 Jerome Jackson’s letters, hurriedly handwritten on muddy paper to his mother from jungles and sandbag bunkers, tell the true, first person, contemporary account of a combat medic, rich with the details of how soldiers survived day to day in a life-threatening landscape. They reveal Doc’s rage against the mismanagement of a military fiasco during what Jackson considered a senseless war.
Flying on the Ground by Gerry Davis
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Mereo Books. 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: $6.95 USD. Words: 165,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
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: 71,770. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Wigeon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
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: $1.00 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.
On Wing and Water by Jane Wilson
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Leslie Colquhoun was a man who flew high in more ways than one. Enlisting with the RAF at the start of World War 2, he had no sooner got his ‘wings’ than he was plunged into the thick of battle. His daughter Jane, has written this affectionate portrait of her ‘modest, gentle’ father, a man who was also exceptionally courageous and skilled.
Not A Real War by Paul Longley
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book describes the experiences of the author whilst serving with the Australian Defence Force with the United Nations Mission to Somalia in 1993.
We Were Soldiers Too: Serving as a Reagan Soldier During the Cold War by Bob Kern
Series: We Were Soldiers Too, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, We Were Soldiers Too is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War. It is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan's time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.
Thank You Mister Bosh That's Close Enough! by Herbert R Hoskins
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1914 Herbert Hoskins joined the British Army and soon found himself as a Major serving in the muddy, disease ridden trenches of the Somme. Carefully collected by his grandson, Major Hoskins' letters are printed alongside startling images and illustrations to provide a fascinating picture of the horrific world these soldiers inhabited.