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2019 National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service Interim Report: Considering Universal Service, Selective Service and the Draft, Women Registration, National and Public Service Ideas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social services
This is the first time in American history that our government has undertaken a comprehensive review of all forms of service to country: military, national, and public. The Commission's Interim Report is an opportunity to share what we have learned and take the next steps in fostering a meaningful and robust conversation.
Don't Do What I Did
Series: Downs Crime Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Detective Inspector "Sarge" Downs of the Queensland Police and based in Cairns came to learn of what happened to his Uncle Ray who had been called up to do National Service near the end of the Vietnam War. Ray was seconded to the Joint Intelligence Organisation in Canberra and was faced with a case of spying, corruption and illegal operation at the time of great change in Australian government.
Men With a Mission
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,940. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Alternative history
When Major Jack Roberts of the Australian army was tasked to find three incredible men to seek out Corruption and Human Rights violations during the Vietnamese War, he chose a Christian, a Jew and a Moslem to work together as a team. Men with a Mission tells the tale of this small group of people and how they each deal with the exploitation and darker side of the human indecency they witness.
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.
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.
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
You set the price! Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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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.