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Salute (A Patriotic Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » War
COREY LITTLE doesn’t have many friends his own age. Instead, his best friend, HAROLD PHELPS, is a white-haired old man and World War II veteran who sparks a new love of life through fishing.
Silent Enemy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Literature » War
Italian frogmen sink two battleships in Alexandria harbour and the Admiralty is thirsting for revenge. The only question is where and when and how. No matter what is decided, there’s really only one man for the job and that’s Wilbur ‘Butch’ Cobb, former long-distance swimmer and now a member of that most exclusive club, the frogmen of both sides. A short story of WW II adventure.
Daugher of Sparta: Chapter Three
Series: Daugher of Sparta. Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016 by Historic Heroines. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Literature » War
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Historic Heroines is pleased to release its first original fiction series: Daughter of Sparta by Kristen LePine. In Chapter Three, Gorgo, the daughter of King Cleomenes I, journeys through the Spartan village to meet her friend Phoebe, who is a priestess at the sanctuary of Artemis at Orthia.
Civvies
Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » War
August 1945. The last of the 56th Londoners are home from Germany and heading for a short leave before their final demob. Private Sydney Newt is returning home for the first time since 1940. He is 23 years old. The boy he left behind is long gone. The man knows nothing else but war.
His Last War: a Bitesize Horror Story
You set the price! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Horror » General
When he opened his eyes he wondered if he was dreaming… The darkness was complete as he loosened the opening of his sleeping bag. His breath steamed in the cold. Cold so intense he thought his bones would never feel the warmth of springtime again. So cold that he didn’t realize at first what his fingers were feeling as the reached out.
Smithers Hits a Six
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: British English. Published: November 1, 2015 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » War
Lieutenant John Smith was not a gentleman in the opinion of the pilots of 32 Squadron. He hadn’t attended public school and he was dashedly bad at cricket. But “Smithers” was going to prove his doubters wrong that day. Smithers Hits a Six is an anti-Biggles story for the modern reader. Like many real pilots he survives more on luck than judgement in the dangerous skies of the Western Front.
Refuge
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a time of war, where can one find solace? When everything has been taken away, what does one have left? One man on a train discovers his own answers to these questions as he flees from the horrors of Nazi Germany.
Fate and Asparagus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
As a young boy grows up, his grandfather’s wartime stories become darker and more complex. What really happened on 10 September 1914, when German troops overran the Belgian village of Haacht, and how can we ever make sense of the past?
Out of the Blue: Spy Boy
Series: Out of the Blue, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » War
A young Air Force brat struggles to understand her place in a base community always poised at the ready during the last decade of the Cold War. This is the first story in a series focusing on the lives of Air Force "dependents" during the 70s and 80s, offering a snapshot of their unique childhoods spent in service to their country.
Prisoner of War: A Civil War Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Literature » War
Thomas Lindt was eating breakfast at his sister's house when a knock at the door turned his life upside down. Union soldiers have taken possession of their Southern town and have orders to torch the place. Taken prisoner, Thomas is surprised to know one of the Yankee colonels. His old friend offers him a temporary parole. Can he set his sister's life back to rights before his time runs out?
The fall of Charger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
Children face violent conflict around the globe every day. This short story depicts a small boy and his over-matched guardian as they are visited by a violent conflict they cannot comprehend. It is a short tale for humanitarians to read and discuss over coffee for less than the price of a typical cup. This is a story about a child. It is not a story for children.
The Ageless
Price: Free! Words: 8,870. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A disillusioned diplomat is lost between his morals in an Afghan town.
Photograph
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » War
A soldier finds his past haunts him and becomes a villain. But can he learn that not everything he is told is the truth? Contains some language which may be unsuitable for younger readers.
A Futile Search
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Fiction » Literature » War
"I looked around but saw no sign of her there, except some neighbours mourning around the destroyed structures and the ambulance men carrying burnt bodies of several shapes"
Riding the Drone
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'Nobody gets blown up in the Air Force,' the legless Army vet who hung out in the public library all day used to tell him. Find out if that's true or not. "Riding the Drone" is a very short story of about 1150 words.
Three Brothers in Arms
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
In the American Civil War soldiers joined regiments with family and friends. Men went into battle surrounded by fellows they knew, trusted and loved. But in battles like Shiloh, which is depicted in this story, some units lost a third of their men. This story gives a personal account of what it was like for these "Brothers in Arms."
Michel Cabieu
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 22. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: French. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
Ce pourrait être un conte et c’est une histoire authentique. A Ouistreham, une bourgade assurant la garde de l’estuaire de l’Orne au temps de la guerre de sept ans, il fallait se garder continuellement des incursions anglaises. Il s’en fallut de peu que la cité ne soit prise.
GIT: Remembrance Day
Series: GITT, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Inspirational
Remembrance Day, the one-day of the year we observe a two minutes of silence for those who had been killed in the line of duty. Each year Mr. Git makes sure he observes the two minutes of silence, he thinks about all the privates he served with and remembers a young man who was cut down in his prime.
The Calla Lilies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Inspirational
A World War II short story that is set in London at the onset of the Blitz that inspires perseverance and hope.
Proud Americans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The story of two brothers. One who went to war, and the other who stayed home. Chris Reinhart spent his childhood protecting his little brother from bullies, but when Brian joins the Marines, Chris learns that he has to let his brother go and find himself, even if that means letting him go to war. Sacrifice isn't just paid by the soldiers on the battlefield.

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