Books tagged: national service

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 12 results

The Sprog 2 Graduation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,380. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Abandoned by the only two women he ever loved, Tony Ryan decides to concentrate on his career in the RAF. He is accepted for officer training, and succeeds at becoming a fighter pilot. Before too long, however, the upsets and obstacles of his earlier life seem almost trivial, compared to the shattering secrets he uncovers and the sheer evil he encounters while penetrating a ruthless terror cell.
The Sprog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,080. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Tony Ryan is a young intelligent man working on a building site in Yorkshire and he hates it. It’s the late nineteen fifties, a time when a two-year period of National Service was compulsory for young men on reaching the age of eighteen. Packing in the building job, Tony joins the RAF and is sent for basic military training.
Bell and Tiger's Rock
Pre-release—available November 30, 2016. Price: $7.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
I did not join the President's Underwater Initiative by choice. Here in Tekong City, there are boys who want a last shot at life, some facing exile, some just poor Singaporeans who traded their life for money. Our goal is to win the ongoing First Civil War against the rebels who call themselves the Soldiers of Temasek. But we are the next generation elite army. We are not your regular NSmen.
National Service Fifty Years Ago: Life of a Medical Conscript in West Africa
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This narrative, which took place immediately after Nigerian independence from colonial rule, is Corps officer, serving in the Royal Nigerian Army in newly independent Nigeria. Apart from medical duties, he acquired a great deal of information on the Atlantic slave trade, much of which was centred on the Nigerian coast.
A Reluctant Soldier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In Britain from 1947 (after WW2) and through until 1960 there was what was called National Service. Young men on turning eighteen were “Called Up” to do their 2 years compulsory military service. This is a true story of a young Scotsman's memories of his two years National Service during the early post war years
On Giants' Shoulders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bringing new life to Japan. The inspiring story of a lad from southeast London, who became a missionary in Japan and today is an authority on Japanese literature.
End The LightCatcher
Price: Free! Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00)
It is 3013. The City of Lions is a beautiful but treacherous city for children deemed useless by society, children like End Cloud. According to law, he must be brainwashed and turned into a manual laborer for life. But seconds before it happened, he received an invitation to join the most prestigious military school in the world where children convert emotions into energy for military purposes, kn
Mosquitos and Singapore
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 97,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This true story covers the three years during which a young RAF serviceman was called up for National Service and transported to Singapore from war-torn and rationed England for a “tour of duty” on 81 Photographic Squadron at Seletar Airbase in Singapore.
It Puts Muscles On Your Eyebrows
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The book gives the views and life of a common squaddie in the British Army infantry regiment during the early 1950’s.
Area 52: Space Nazis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: British English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In 1952, when Ron Durston is called up into the army for National Service, all he wants is to be posted somewhere sunny like Tahiti or Weymouth where he can fraternise with the native girls and bring home a medal or two to impress his mates. Instead he finds himself standing guard at an army camp in Ass-End, Yorkshire, which is of far more interest to Nazis in flying saucers than it is to him.