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Canás. Francotiradores de la Siria Rebelde
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Price: Free! Words: 38,570. Language: Spanish. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
El canás o francotirador es un personaje inevitable de la guerra en Siria. Para que la población civil sobreviva, es imperativo saber dónde está actuando. La cotidianidad se rige por evadir tiros, salvarse de las bombas y arreglárselas para encontrar algo de humor que ayude a vivir. Este periodista mexicano nos entrega una crónica desde los frentes de batalla con una narrativa íntima y veloz.
Military Training Basic Field Manual 21-5
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A WW2 Military Field Manual containing detailed instructions for US military training. Originally digitized by the US Army Combined Arms Center and transcribed by Leon Kowalski Sr. into ebook format.
Nanny And The Jabberwock
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Fate sends Charlie to the rescue when Nanny's romance is thwarted by the Colonel's wife. A short story set in 1930s Ceylon in the twilight of the British Raj.
Faces of War: Iraq, the Road to Heaven or Hell
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One young American soldier, a Mortuary Affairs specialist, went to Iraq to bring home fallen soldiers and almost ended up a fallen warrior himself. This is the true story of Michael Foster, his team, and their time spent on the battlefield and in the mortuary retrieving and processing the corpses of allies and hostiles, strangers and friends -- and it is the story of those who can no longer speak.
Gasoline To Patton: A Different War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In late July 1944, WWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuel---fuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor. Why? This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Might WWII have ended seven months earlier in 1944, if politics had not favored Monty over Patton?
Regius
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Series: Zinc, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Held prisoner among the Regius, Solenum learns that not all of them are willing to help Xania Reinhardt obtain the royal mark and become the one and true king of Zinc. Meeting some of the quirkiest people yet, Solenum discovers some conspire against the Steward while going to great lengths to keep her alive.
The Sand Man
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Series: Anthologies, Two. Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
According to tradition, the sandman is a character in many children(s) bedtime stories. He is said to sprinkle sand or dust on or into the eyes of the child at night to bring on dreams and sleep. The grit or "sleep" in one's eyes upon waking is supposed to be the result of the Sandman's work the previous evening.
Two Inches of Revenge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Toys take a lot of abuse. What happens when they've had enough?
Olympus Rises (Book One of the Code of War)
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Series: The Code of War. Price: Free! Words: 78,300. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Afghanistan, 2014. Two weeks before the final withdrawal of all Coalition forces, a small unit of Army Rangers is attacked and destroyed by a Private Army known only as Olympus. The survivors are captured and held in a fortress in the Pamir Mountains of Kazinistan. There, they must effect a daring escape from their captors and at the same time find the secret of the mysterious Code of War.
Singing to the Goldfish
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a teenage encounter with a clairvoyant reading her tarot cards Beverley Pettifar ran off to marry a dashing, handsome army sergeant major, only to be ostracised by her family. The eloping couple then embarked on a colourful odyssey around the world, seeing the British Empire in its dying days and collecting recipes for the dishes of Empire. And to eventual healing of the family rift.