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Balaclava Victoria Crosses: Including the Charge of the Light Brigade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
At Balaclava the Charge of the Heavy Brigade and the Light Brigade action provided two of the most famous deeds recorded in the annals of the British Army. This well-researched book contains biographical tributes and detailed accounts of the actions of the nine men who were awarded the Victoria Cross during the battle. With the Chronological Roll of all 111 Crimean War Victoria Crosses.
Heroes of the Light Brigade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
For four decades this book has been extensively researched through official documentation such as soldiers' service papers, census returns, and regimental and family archives, the result of which provides biographical tributes to 30 soldiers who rode in the famous Charge of the Light Brigade, giving a valuable insight into the kind of ordinary men who took part.
Sand in the Sea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
They huddled in nervous bunches along the upper deck, kicking each other’s boots, checking each other’s belts, slapping each other’s backs and looking pale. A ration of rum warmed their stomachs whilst the gently biting wind and a light ocean spray swept across their ranks in continual waves...
Haywire My Life in the Mines
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You set the price! Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This autobiographical book describes the author's family through war and depression, and goes on to relate his experiences underground in the late 1960's and early 1970's. It is written from the point of view of the average Joe who went underground when he was eighteen and didn't know what he was getting into. The author considers himself lucky to have survived those years.
The Charge of the Light Brigade - A Selection of Survivors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Concise and informative biographical tributes to 17 men who survived the Charge of the Light Brigade and attended a benefit concert held on their behalf. Extensively researched over four decades, the information is drawn from official documents and archives, eyewitness accounts, newspaper reports and stories related by their descendants.
Ukraine Reports: The U.S. Military Commission to the Crimean War, 1855-1856 - History, Russia, European Armies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This study examines the U.S. Military Commission sent by the Secretary of War to observe the Crimean War 1n 1855 and 1856, to determine why the commission was sent, where it went, and the results achieved by the commissions efforts.
The Dukes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 191,110. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
"The Dukes" is the story of a disputed inheritance, a national institution, a great family of soldiers of fortune, heroes, beauties, scoundrels, eccentrics, adventurers, an unbroken line of blue-blooded fascination that covers a hundred years of English (and American) history and social life, an intimate glimpse into the life of a great aristocratic family.
Blood On Their Petticoats
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
For Isobel Spry the war in the Crimea meant one thing at first – her lover Edmund was a surgeon there, working in the hospitals, operating on soldiers back from the battlefields. Having had a little experience in nursing, she decides to accompany and assist Florence Nightingale in tending to the sick and wounded. But what she finds there is far beyond what her genteel sensibilities could imagine.
Выжившие в Севастополе
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Series: Русская трилогия, Book 2. Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: Russian. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
1942 год. Укрываясь в пещере, за окраиной Севастополя, Юрий Зуров напуган размахом вражеских бомбардировок, которые разрушают город до основания. От взрывов дрожит земля. Некоторые толчки настолько сильны, что вызывают обрушение части стены в его укрытии. И тогда он открывает секрет. Это позволит ему путешествовать по галереям времени, под носом у захватчиков. И всё же, удастся ли ему вовремя изоб
Florence Nightingale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When Florence Nightingale arrived at Barrack Hospital in Scutari, during the Crimean War, rats ran freely through the corridors. Patients died from disease and infection more often than they died of war wounds. Florence recognized the role of good hygiene and skilled nursing in patient care. Her reforms saved many lives.