Books tagged: 1914

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The Secret Agent
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
A coming of age story set in the uncertain weeks leading up to WWI. Stanley (Stanislav) a disaffected and naïve young Bosnian-Englishman is recruited by the British Secret Service. He infiltrates the Black Hand assassins planning the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the dominant Austro-Hungarian Empire. Can he stop the assassination? Or will he in fact pull the trigger and start the war?
A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team
Price: Free! Words: 186,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
See how the Army college football team was able to win all nine games during the 1914 season. Army decisively played and defeated teams from Rutgers, Colgate, Villanova, Notre Dame, Navy and others. The team was later named by the NCAA as one of three national college football champions for 1914. Players included future Generals Bradley and Van Fleet and Hall of Fame coach Bob Neyland.
Full Tide
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 119,230. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2015 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Alternative history
An alternative history of the First World War and subsequent events, exploring what might have happened if the Kaiser had decided not to invade Belgium and had attacked Russia instead. This is a compilation of the three books in the Gray Tide series, with additional material and photos included.
Fate and Asparagus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » 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?
The Rorke's Drift Test
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,410. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is a story that had to be told because it is the stuff of legend. The British Lions rugby tour of Australasia in 1914 was filled with drama and controversy, and produced arguably the greatest performance ever displayed in a sport arena. The Rorke’s Drift Test is still regarded as the greatest rugby match ever played. The work includes biographical tributes to the 26 British participants.
1914 First Blood
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 54,790. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
It is 1914 and Lieutenant Tommy Gunn is a young infantry lieutenant in the Sherwood Foresters, just back on leave from India as war is declared in Europe. The men find themselves floundering in the freezing mud of the trenches and facing an implacable German foe, Tommy and his fellow soldiers begin to realise that this is going to be a long war.
Because it was Christmas: A Story of the 1914 Christmas Truce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Christmas Eve 1924: A British survivor of the Great War visits a cafe in Paris, keeping an appointment he made ten years earlier. While he waits to see if any of his friends arrive he tells a story of the first Christmas of the war. When the guns fell silent, when the snows fell and when men on both sides climbed out of the trenches to meet in No-Man's-Land...
1914
Series: The British Ace. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The story of a young soldier who joins the cavalry to fight in France in 1914. After the horrors of a cavalry charge against machne guns he transfers to the R.F.C where he becomes a gunner and observer. Eventually he becomes a pilot and shows a flair for aerial combat. Set against the backdrop of England in 1914 it shows the contrast between life in England and the brutal war in Flanders.
Who Started World War One?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book investigates what happened in the six weeks from the Sarajevo assassinations to the outbreak of war; It concentrates on the immediate causes of the war bringing out clearly the human factors; miscalculation, ignorance, poor information, human temperament and attitudes, and even bad organisation. In this respect it is a true guide to what caused World War One.
Quotations From Chairman Oba-mao
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
The Little Red Book for a New Generation of Socialists! The Democrats! ... Quotations for every occasion. The apology tour, the lies about Obamacare. Even some choice Michelle blunders! Fun at parties! The answer to every leftie argument!