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The Blind History Lady Presents; Blinded WWII Vets, Meet Monroe Fox by Peggy Chong
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,070. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Monroe Fox lost his eyesight when his ship was hit the night before D-Day. His life was changed forever. Learn how Monroe dealt with his rehabilitation, his transition back to civilian life and the building of his future in Chama, New Mexico.
Открытие Германии by Андрей Савельев
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: Russian. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Первые послевоенные годы в Германии в воспоминаниях военного журналиста полковника Николая Бубнова были преисполнены надежд на добрые отношения с немцами и злой иронии в адрес как "капитализма" в целом, так и западных политиков того времени. Записки его внука, политика и ученого Андрея Савельева отражают "открытие Германии" после долгих десятилетий существования "железного занавеса".
In The Name Of God: Defending Apartheid by Michael HH Warren
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 171,290. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A frank and outspoken coming-of-age memoir, In The Name Of God is the author's exploration of the role he played in defending Apartheid. As the reluctant disciple of an unholy cause, he negotiates his way through Infantry School and beyond, wrestling with life and love along the way. Please note: This book does not sanction Apartheid ― read it and see for yourself!
The Bravest Guy: A True Story of Overcoming Seemingly Impossible Odds by Harry E. Wedewer
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
As a U.S. Army infantryman in World War II, Don Wedewer was twice wounded in four days. Both times he was left for dead. Now he was a double amputee and blind with seemingly no hope for the future. Through extraordinary determination and persistence, this highly decorated combat veteran overcame seemingly impossible odds to become a state and national leader in helping those with vision loss.
Combat Zone Tourist: My 13 Months of Emails from the Sandbox by Mike Belter
Price: Free! Words: 221,930. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow the story of an Army Reservist called up in 2004 who served 13 months in Iraq. While there, he begins to write weekly emails to his family and friends back at his civilian job in the United States. He spends 5 months in crazy world of the Baghdad Green Zone - the "world's largest gated community" then 8 months at the Corps headquarters running the war.
Führer, Folk and Fatherland by Douglas Gagel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 191,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This true story is a rare, first-hand account of one soldier’s experiences during the Third Reich and offers an uncommon insight into what most Germans really thought about Hitler and his regime — not quite what the wartime newsreels portrayed. It is also a love story, for amid the strife and devastation of war, Albin Gagel found the love of his life.
Iron Soldiers In Vietnam by Richard F Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book will be an enjoyable read for any soldier who served with an engineer unit in Vietnam. Iron Soldiers is the story of the 577th Engineer Battalion (Construction) in Vietnam from January of 1967 through January of 1968. It is the story of a young Captain and the thousand or more men he worked with during the construction of many demanding construction projects under combat conditions..
Author of Liberty: My Story of America by Michael T. George
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,970. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Experience the stories that truly define America as One Nation Under God. Follow the incredible true life stories of eight individuals whose lives define the American principle of liberty. From the terrors of Afghanistan to the beaches of Normandy and small towns across the fruited plains, these chronicled events of life, liberty, faith, and freedom will renew your soul and lift your spirit.
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982) by Arjun Krishnan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vice Admiral Nilakanta Krishnan (1919 - 1982) was one of the most decorated officers in the Indian Armed Forces. Flamboyant, charismatic, and a dynamic leader of men, known as 'the Sailors Admiral', this is his story, one that is inextricably linked to the story of India and India’s Navy, spanning 40 years from the Second World War to the 1971 Indo-Pak war that resulted in the birth of Bangla Desh
Clay Soldiers: One Marine's Story of War, Art, & Atomic Energy by James Rada, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,870. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chuck Caldwell is a WWII vet and Purple Heart winner who has met Civil War soldiers, fought at Guadalcanal and Tarawa, and studied atomic bomb explosions in Nevada. Through it all, he painted and sculpted miniature figures that have become sought after by collectors around the country. Clay Soldiers is the story of a man who became part of the history of America and chronicled it through his art.
100 cosas que no sabías sobre Hitler y el Tercer Reich by Javier Cosnava
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Circulan muchas mentiras y medias verdades sobre Adolf Hitler. Este ensayo trata de explicar la verdad de forma breve y concisa, dividiendo en 100 puntos cada uno de los mitos al respecto. Por fin unas explicaciones rápidas y claras al alcance de todos, sin la aridez metodológica de los estudios históricos ni bulos o exageraciones. Incluye un extenso estudio fotográfico de su vida.
Heroic Survivor An Incredible Story of Survival in the World War II Pacific Theater by Captain Lowell E Pursell USAF (Retired)
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of the experiences of Captain Lowell E Pursell USAF (Retired) as he joined the Army Air Corps and was assigned to the 19th Bombardment Bomber Group stationed in the Philippine Islands at the start of World War II.
IL REGNO DELLA POLVERE by Gregorio Giungi
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: Italian. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Afghanistan 2006-2008. Una visione realistica, ironica e pungente - ma soprattutto nuova - del teatro operativo della lotta anti-insurrezionale condotta dalla Coalizione occidentale, nell'esperienza "speciale" di un ufficiale dell'esercito italiano in missione con ISAF. Ed un'analisi, infine, del quadro geopolitico e militare afghano con un pronostico sui possibili sviluppi nel futuro più prossimo
Belfast to Benghazi by Rupert Wieloch
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Rupert Wieloch has seen more than his share of front-line military action. This is his story from troubles in Northern Ireland through to serving as the Senior British Military Commander in Libya following the fall of Gaddafi. As the author puts it: “I hope this book opens eyes to a few unheralded escapades and adds colour to some historic events”.
B-17, Brennan's Circus - The Plane Who Wouldn't Die by Michael Beech
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 34,520. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
It was WWII, October 14, 1943, and the most violent 1-day air battle ever fought was underway. The target was the ball-bearing factories at Schweinfurt, Germany. Before the day was over, 60 of the great B-17 bombers with their crews of 10 men each would fall from the sky. Nearly 600 US airmen would be lost in the span of just 7 hours. It would be the biggest disaster of the war for the USAAF.
I Did It My Way by Walter Edward Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Scrivener Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captured in the early days of WWII, Corporal Wally Hill made thirteen escape attempts while in German POW camps before finally making his long way home. Wally's life story exemplifies the grit and determination of his generation and his strong hold on hope.
I Was a Cold War Penguin by Dafydd Manton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Firstly, you can blame it all on Biggles. You remember him, the eponymous hero of such literary gems as Biggles Flies Undone.” So begins the memoirs of Dafydd Manton. These tales of life in the RAF during the 70's and 80's range from the comic to the absurd and have to be read to understand what it was like to have been a “Cold War Penguin”.
Special Operator: the Rise and Fall of a Cut-price Spy by Chris Boyd
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
One mans account of his eighteen-year journey in the world of electronic espionage taking the reader on a sometimes serious sometimes light hearted trip to Hong Kong to eavesdrop on Chinese Communist military communications. To Berlin in the Cold War to search the ether for diplomatic and illegal radio transmissions then on to Australia and South East Asia for more electronic spying adventures.