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Joseph Herbert Kirkby – Battle of the Somme - 10th July 1916
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the battles in France, Lil is one of millions of women left trying to keep her home and family together. With eight children, and the War Office dragging their feet, she needs to think of something quickly. What further sacrifices will she need to make?
1914 First Blood
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 54,790. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
It is 1914 and Lieutenant Tommy Gunn is a young infantry lieutenant in the Sherwood Foresters, just back on leave from India as war is declared in Europe. The men find themselves floundering in the freezing mud of the trenches and facing an implacable German foe, Tommy and his fellow soldiers begin to realise that this is going to be a long war.
Because it was Christmas: A Story of the 1914 Christmas Truce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Christmas Eve 1924: A British survivor of the Great War visits a cafe in Paris, keeping an appointment he made ten years earlier. While he waits to see if any of his friends arrive he tells a story of the first Christmas of the war. When the guns fell silent, when the snows fell and when men on both sides climbed out of the trenches to meet in No-Man's-Land...
Trench Raiders
Series: Trench Raiders, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
September 1914: Trench warfare has begun. The Germans have dug in on a steep slope beside the River Aisne. Every British charge is mowed down with vicious machine gun fire. But Pvt. Timothy Crawford has found a chink in the German armor. Can this lowly private, who spends most of his time in the battalion guardhouse, convince his commanding officer to risk everything for a chance to break through?
Series: The British Ace. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The story of a young soldier who joins the cavalry to fight in France in 1914. After the horrors of a cavalry charge against machne guns he transfers to the R.F.C where he becomes a gunner and observer. Eventually he becomes a pilot and shows a flair for aerial combat. Set against the backdrop of England in 1914 it shows the contrast between life in England and the brutal war in Flanders.
The Major Battles of the First World War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The battles of World War I were fought on an unprecedented scale. Both sides made use of industrial technology to inflict horrendous numbers of casualties on the other and armies composed of millions of men confronted each other in cataclysmic encounters, the like of which had never been seen before.
Horror of War - Letters Feb 1915 to May 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Second Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from his February 1915 journey to the trenches and the Barricade, injury and recuperation, his return to Ploegsteert and The Front, the horrors of trench and gas warfare, the Battle of St Julien in the Second Battle of Ypres, to his injury and visit to hospital in Rouen. Each vivid letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.
Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt - Diaries and Letters of a First World War Officer in the 19th Hussars and 1st Coldstream Guards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Diary and letters of Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt including his time at Eton, Sandhurst and in the First World War. He describes life in the Hussars and Coldstream Guards, how he was gassed in May 1915, and life in the trenches. He was killed near Ypres in May 1916. The book is illustrated with maps and photographs, and includes biographies of his wife, son, brother and parents.
The Last Bullet.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
The futility of war! Two soldiers from different continents, each living their own experiences as enemies,cross paths. A short story based on historical facts.