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War and Chance
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 130,670. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Thomas, a naive, 18 year-old conscientious objector, has just received his call up papers to join the Hampshires and fight for King and country, and attend boot camp for nine godawful weeks of basic training. Thomas, Spud, Paddy and Archie become a band of brothers. Armed with only a .303 rifle and boot camp training, the lads are thrown headlong into the killing fields of France.
CB's War: A Writer’s Journey
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 98,490. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Just before the U.S. entered World War II, a young American journalist, CB Wall, traveled to wartime Germany. He was on the receiving end of bombing attacks by England's Royal Air Force and under threat of imprisonment behind enemy lines as America joined the war. CB's newspaper accounts capture the privations of war at a time when the horrors of the holocaust could not yet be known.
The Wreckchasers A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,700. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Steve Corbin has a fascination with airplane crashes. This is not morbid curiosity, but a historical necessity. After leaving the NTSB, Steve, along with his army buddy Devin Wade, start up a company expressly designed to track down and recover the wreckage of airplanes crashed during World War II.
47 Days: The True Story of Two Teen Boys Defying Hitler's Reich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In March 1945 Hitler ordered his last propaganda command: send all 15 and 16-year old boys to defend the fatherland. 47 DAYS tells the true story of Günter and Helmut, best friends, who dared to defy and disobey. Without knowing how long the war might continue, they spent 47 harrowing days as fugitives on the run. Being caught meant certain execution.
MagoGuide's European Battlefield Tour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
2014 marked the 100th anniversary of World War I. Team Mago spent two weeks in the early summer of 2014 exploring the fields of valor that made up The Western Front of The Great War. This book takes you to battlefields and other military artifacts not typically found in guidebooks, providing detailed context, analysis, and local knowledge that enhance the experience for both travelers and readers.
The Green Berets Fiftieth Anniversary
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author and ex-Green Beret Jim Morris attends a fiftieth anniversary party for the Green Berets. This special forces unit traces its history back to the dawn of World War II when the OSS ran American intelligence's field operations in conjunction with resistance and guerilla fighters from countries occupied by the Nazis.
A Son Of The Empire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Penrose Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
George Bowley was born in England just before the start of the World War II. From the age of five he grew up in an orphanage, until at the age of eight when he was sent by ship to Cape Town, South Africa and then by rail to Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia. He was a victim of the British Government’s policy of the persuasive and forced migration of children to the furthest reaches of the Empire.
Will The Real Albert Speer Please Stand Up? The Many Faces of Hitler’s Architect
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the years since the Nuremberg trial, biographers have been fascinated with the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's architect and the man rumoured to replace him. This short book looks at the events leading up to the Nuremberg trial, and the trial itself, to understand the man behind the enigma.
The Dark Year
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,740. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Historical action adventure of President Roosevelt's undercover "fixer" as WWII events send him on global assignments, one of which was designed to be fatal.
Under a Pacific Sun
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 141,630. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the post WWII Philippine islands, battled hardened former Marine fighter pilot Gunner McQuaid opens an air cargo business, hoping for a more tranquil life, but instead finds himself caught in a new war between South China Sea pirates, white slavery thugs and a secret Chinese plot to take over the war torn island nations in the Pacific.