Books tagged: veterans stories

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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.
Emergency Rations: How One Young Tail Gunner Survived World War Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1943, Robert Stewart Goodrich tries to enlist in the Air Force to fight the Nazi onslaught. Rejected due to irregular heartbeat, he gets his father, an Air Force Colonel, to pull strings and get him in anyway. Bob, as tail gunner in the B-17 Flying Fortress, can expect to live through perhaps only a dozen missions. Bob endures 35 missions, and shares what he learned in order to survive.
Soldier, Storyteller: A Woman Soldier Goes to War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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On August 2, 1990, Saddam Hussien invaded Kuwait. Within twenty-four hours, he controlled the entire country. Five days later, the United States was deploying soldiers and had named the military operation Desert Shield. This would be the largest deployment of women at the time. Soldier, Storyteller is a rare inside look at war from a woman’s perspective and answers "What was it like?"
Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek (Japanese Kanji)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: Japanese. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes, Japanese readers can now learn about Aisek's life from wartime to his unique legacy.
Trio: Three award-winning short stories
Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Short stories, 14 pages approx. 1. When Johnson hears that Star intends to return to Wayne for the sake of the children, he threatens to kill her with a shotgun. 2. David goes off his schizophrenia medication and believes that an angel of the Lord has told him to eliminate the man for whom his wife Crystal Doreen left him. 3. Star finally decides to leave her abusive husband Wayne. 3,575 words.
Over Here
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Over the past decade, more than two million Americans veterans have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. For many, the physical and mental wounds suffered there have a shadowy half-life when these soldiers attempt to return home. "Over Here" is a series of narrative poems telling some of those stories, raising the question whether it's their war or our peace that is making healing so difficult.
War Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,260. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
War Stories, 27 short stories written by veterans, touches upon every aspect of military life from hard-corps combat to making love after being blown up by a mortar. Illustrated by veteran Robert Wilson. Edited by Sally Drumm and Sally Shore.