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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.
King William I “The Conqueror” – A Short Biography by Ryan Young
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
William the Conqueror was one of the greatest soldiers and rulers of the Middle Ages. He was the Duke of Normandy from 1035 and the King of England from 1066 until his death.
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..
Beyond West Point by Steven J. Charbonneau
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 147,590. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
An intriguing, sometimes embarrassing, multi-biography that provides an insight into the life and times of Colonel Edwards Cranston Brooks, his family, friends, associates and comrades-in-arms. Brooks rose from obscurity to witness the making of history and like many West Point graduates became an active participant in the shaping of the world at the turn of the century!
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.
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.
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: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,760. 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: 67,720. 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.
Enemies, Foreign and Domestic: A SEAL's Story by Carl Higbie & Brandon Caro
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Carl Higbie was a member of the the Navy Seal team that captured the Butcher of Fallujah, only to later be accused of prisoner abuse. "A true David and Goliath story, this is Carl’s ultimate triumph over a politically motivated group of military leaders who forgot what they swore to uphold—the Constitution." - Lt. General Paul Vallely (retired)
100 cosas que no sabías sobre Hitler y el Tercer Reich by Javier Cosnava
Price: $1.00 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.
Letters from the War: The Civil War Letters of a Union Sergeant from the Front to His Home in Walton, New York, and Related Letters, 1862-1864 by George A. Crawley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Twenty-seven letters written home by Union enlisted men in the American Civil War, with maps and annotations.
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: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. 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: 30,330. 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.