Books tagged: military humor

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Sea Stories: Definitely Not Fairy Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Everyone knows the old adage of military life, hours and hours of unadulterated boredom sandwiched between seconds of sheer terror. Not everyone knows of the more humorous side of military life as described in the nautical expression "Sea Stories". This collection details a humorous career seen through the eyes of an innocent officer.
Shakespeare on the Roof
Price: Free! Words: 39,580. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Shakespeare on the Roof is the first of the famous Jack Hamma action adventure novels. With satire and wry humour our indomitable hero struggles through the red tape and endemic cock-ups of a top secret, military operation. Full of action, but sugar coated with Jacks signature throw away lines, the book is a hard to put down, thunderingly good read.
American ISIS
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,960. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Help! In this political satire, the dairy farmers and fishermen on Hospitality Island in the Chesapeake Bay accept 280 Syrian refugees— some of whom aren't even Syrian! When the newcomers declare a caliphate, things go downhill real fast!
Welcome to FOB Haiku: War Poems from Inside the Wire
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » War
Sherpatude No. 26: "Humor is a combat multiplier ..." Armed with deadpan snark and poker-faced patriotism—and rooted in the coffee-black soil and plain-spoken voice of the American Midwest—journalist-turned-poet Randy Brown (sometimes writing as "Charlie Sherpa") reveals behind-the-scenes stories of U.S. soldier-citizenship. From Boot Camp to Bagram, Afghanistan. And back home again.
One Look: Deployment to Iraq 100 Days Captured in 100 Cartoons
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00)
Capturing the essence of the war in Iraq has been done through words and photography, so I thought I’d set about cornering the market on lighthearted cartoons. I can’t draw to save my life, but that didn’t stop me, and thankfully no such demand has yet presented itself. During my deployment with the Army in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I sketched out 100 cartoons, and well, here they are.
Looking Back with a Smile
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
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There's a chuckle on every page in this collection of brief, humorous anecdotes that take us on a merry romp through growing up during the 1930s and 1940s, the transitions from grade school to high school to college to the military, work, and finally, to marriage, kids and grandkids. On the way we also laugh about pets, secretaries, bugs in the BOQ, and many more stories told with wit and warmth.
Ho Chi Minh, Johnsy and I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow "Shorty" an Australian soldier, on his tour of duty in the war in Vietnam. No blood, gore or guts in this work - just a collection of simple,fascinating and quirky stories that could only come from one who was there. A soldier's experiences of the ridiculous events and situations in which he found himself. He survives to return to a hostile land and questions himself as to his involvement
The Chase
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Chase is fast paced story of fighter pilots, fast jets, love, tragedy, and triumph. While on a training mission over the Atlantic, Aiden and his Weapon System Officer (WSO) Casey, are forced to eject from their aircraft. Under his parachute, Casey watches Aiden fall to his death. What no one knows is that Aiden survived. The Chase takes the reader on a thrilling, fast-paced adventure.
Short Story Coupling: Border Patrol, A Fairy Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two irreverent, farcical short stories. Border Patrol, a homeland security tale, begins in a tame military outpost where a veteran soldier is teamed with a wild new recruit. Their boring routine quickly takes an hysterical roller coaster ride with quick turns and a bizarre conclusion. A Fairy Tale brings a hairy godmother to the rescue of an aging princess, using the internet to bag a hot prince.
Public Information
Series: Wylie Cypher, One. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,560. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A novel about the Korean War and its aftermath as experienced by Wylie Cypher, a young soldier assigned to a combat Infantry Division Public Information Office. Scenes of combat, military humor, a coming of age as well as a love story. Explains the origins of potential for conflict in present-day Korea. Endorsed by many Korean War veterans.