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The Battle Honours of the Royal Hampshire Regiment
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Men from Hampshire have for generations fought in the ranks of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, or its predecessors. All 160 Battle Honours of the regiment are featured in this book, including Blenheim, Minden, Barrosa, Kabul, Paardeburg, Mons, The Somme, Mesopotamia, Ypres, Passchendaele, Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Rhine Crossing.
Letters Home: An American in China: 1939-1944
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After graduating from Carleton College in Northfield, MN in 1939, John Hlavacek sailed to China to the Carleton-in-China Middle School in Fenchow, Shansi Province. As John describes it, many Midwesterners had little knowledge of China, other than famine, disease, and war. After weeks of training in Chinese in Peking, John traveled to the compound in what was then Japanese-occupied China.
Freckles the Bunny Series, Book # 1: Freckles is Scared of School
Series: Freckles the Bunny Series, Book 1. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / New Experience
Freckles loves being at home with her mom. The day her mom tells her that she must go to school, Freckles is both scared and upset. At school, she learns that things are not as scary as they seem and even makes a few friends. 28 color illustrations.
Freckles the Bunny Series, Book # 4: Freckles and the True Meaning of Christmas
Series: Freckles the Bunny Series, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
Freckles and her friends want everything at Christmas until they find out what the true meaning really is and get into the spirit of Christmas by helping others. No religion involved in the story.
Mao Tse-Tung and Operational Art During the Chinese Civil War - Red Army, Chiang Kai-shek and the Nationalist Army, Communists in Peking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This monograph examines the nature of operational art during the third and final phase of the Chinese Civil War, 1945-1949. During this period Mao Tse-Tung and the Red Army fought Chiang Kai-shek and the Nationalist Army for the military and political control of China.
The Peking Legations - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 14,390. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Horror and brutality were no strangers to our author, but he had seen nothing like this. In the four short weeks of the campaign to relieve the Foreign Legations at Peking, military order was replaced by an orgy of looting, execution, rape, torture and murder, described as “an unfolding kaleidoscope of human behaviour more nightmarish and more brutal than any of us could have believed possible."
The Peking Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 395,510. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In late 1950, America faces disaster in Korea. MacArthur is furious and wants to extend the conflict. He approves a secret effort to divert five atom bombs, intended for a Pacific test, into the theater, to break the Chinese juggernaut. Army investigator Lyle Kitchens discovers the plot. Only Kitchens can stop it…time is running out, world war looms and his greatest adversary isn’t China.