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My First Twenty-Five Years - From Hitler to Halifax by Mr. Finch Mellor
Price: Free! Words: 13,720. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a true account of a boy's struggle to support his broken family and the same man's quest to live life. A failed attempt to join the war as an under-ager, Art joined the Allied Merchant Navy. This is the remarkable story of his first twenty-five years of life. Thanks to him and many others like him, I have the freedom and means to publish his story on Smashwords at my own free will. Heroes.
Revelry and Redemption: The Real Story of the Death of Charles Lennox, Fourth Duke of Richmond by Leslie Smith Dow
You set the price! Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Charles Lennox is dying in the barn of the Chapman farm, of rabies contracted from the bite of an infected fox 60 days before. His stamina, for one who has never shown much ambition before, is astounding. He wavers in and out of consciousness & froths at the mouth. The man in charge of Canada is dying of rabies.
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.
Just a Number by Tony Kid Yarwood
Price: Free! Words: 85,290. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Servicemen and women, regular or reserve that have often placed their lives on the line for this country post World War Two should be able to carry on with their service or retirement without any worries or concerns. I briefly describe; combat, suicides, PTSD and training. I have delicately balanced the good and bad as regards to service life to highlight some personal battles and concerns.
The Pink Marine Unloaded: A Collection of Letters I Sent to my Family from Marine Corps Boot Camp by Greg Cope White
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society(5.00 from 1 review)
This a collection of letters and pictures from my time in Marine Corps Boot Camp and is an ancillary piece to the best-selling memoir, The Pink Marine -- which is a true story about Marine Corps Boot Camp.
Marching Orders by Don Mance
Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Military service and life in the Kingdom of God have a great deal in common. The author explores some of the similarities by drawing on his own experiences in the United States Air Force and his life as a Christian.
Mad Dog: The Legend and Truth of Jerry Shriver by Henry Brown
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Was he a stark-raving lunatic or a man custom-made for combat, in a conflict that tested any man's sanity?
Prattleings of an old man! by Feather With Spots
Price: Free! Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(4.00 from 1 review)
PRATTLEINGS OF AN OLD MAN! (Volume I - Things I Remember About My Life As A Military Officer’s military BRAT.) Yep, this is a collection many short tales of places I’ve been to and things I have done. For the simple reason of security I have intentionally renamed some of the people or have simply forgotten their names.
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 » History » War
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.
The Memories of the Russian Military Paramedic Michael Novikov of the Finnish War by Tatiana Danina
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Here there are recorded the real memories of the soldier of the Finnish war. This soldier is my grandfather, Michael Antonovich Novikov. He lived for 90 years and died in Michurinsk, where he was buried.
The Journeys of Joyce & Peter by Mike Peeters
Price: Free! Words: 21,970. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Journeys of Joyce and Peter is a detailed and personal account of the lives of two special and unique people – Peter and Joyce Peeters.
Воспоминания фельдшера, Михаила Новикова, о Финской войне by Tatiana Danina
Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Эта небольшая по объему книга уникальна по своему содержанию. Здесь записаны реальные воспоминания солдата о Финской войне. Этот солдат – мой дедушка, Новиков Михаил Антонович. Он прожил 90 лет и умер в г. Мичуринске, где и похоронен.
Joseph Carl Spratt and the Great White Fleet by Donelda S. Huffman
Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by 52 Novels LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Apprentice Seaman Joseph Carl Spratt had sent his family extensive correspondence during his years in the navy 1908-1911. Part of Joe’s enlistment included sailing from San Francisco, California, where the U.S.N. Great White Fleet realigned before continuing on Teddy Roosevelt’s vision of political “goodwill” visits to major ports worldwide.
Lets Kill the Dai Uy (Tiếng Việt cho thuyền trưởng) by Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: Vietnamese. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the Vietnamese version of a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
The Butchers Bill a 'Stretcher Bearer's Story' by Tony Kid Yarwood
Price: Free! Words: 45,470. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The Butchers Bill a 'stretcher bearers story' begins with the Red Cross and how it took a dedicated enthusiastic Swiss businessman (not a government official or military person) with humanity in his heart to find a solution to help wounded comrades on the battlefield. The author and ex Paratrooper then describes his role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War in 1982.
Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World by Sean Patrick
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(3.00 from 1 review)
If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want to read this book.
The Wild Wild West by Jevir Gray
Price: Free! Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The story of a young soldier's deployment to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom during the 2003 American invasion. The untamed desert of the Middle East was dubbed "The Wild Wild West" by the troops because of the resemblance to the "Cowboys and Indians" era of the American frontier.
Shoulder Patch by Doug Hall
Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The author describes his father's service with the Royal Canadian Regiment and the First Special Service Force (the Devils Brigade) during World War II. Particular emphasis is placed upon the beachhead established at Menton, France where after two days of fighting his father's platoon is very nearly wiped out to the last man. This is an excerpt from the ebook, "Haywire My Life in the Mines"
Out of Order, Story no. 2 by Hary Fery
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an authentic and true story of the Bosnian war, told from the perspective of direct participant, the fighter of special troops, Hardin Horion. If you want to know the real truth about the Bosnian war, read this shocking, but also very witty, confession of a Bosnian partisan. The book was translated by volunteers who are not professionals, so forgive us for possible mistakes. Enjoy reading!