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Rating: 1.50 / 5
2 reviews

Billy Sing Australia's Deadliest Sniper

by Jeff Dunn

A look back at the military career of William Edward "Billy" Sing, DCM (2 March 1886 – 19 May 1943), a part Chinese Australian soldier who served in the Australian Imperial Force during World War I, best known as a sniper during the Gallipoli Campaign.He took at least 150 confirmed kills during that campaign, and may have had over 200 kills in total. He miraculously survived both the Gallipoli Campaign and the Western Front only to come home to die as a broken and forgotten hero. This is his story....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 22 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

MARCUS AURELIUS: Genius Roman Emperor. The Entire Life Story. Biography, Facts & Quotes (Great Biographies Book 35)

by THE HISTORY HOUR

Marcus AureliusGenius Roman Emperor * * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Marcus Aurelius was an outstanding person and Emperor of Ancient Rome. He was far more concerned with ways of thinking than with warfare. Being a small boy he applied himself to task with education. Marcus preferred others over himself, putting his own welfare aside for the good of other people.His nature is obvious in his kindness and consideration for others; but his sharp intelligence is also evident in his writing and in his excellence in jurisprudence. People called him a Great Emperor and a Philosopher King. Inside you will read about...The Young MarcusTraining in OratoryAntoninus's reignAntoninus's deathPhilo...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Judaism
Size: 70 pages
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Two Voices: Our Story

by Philip Wik

Our Story is the story of the immigration from Sweden and Ireland to the United States and Australia by my ancestors. Using original genealogical research, diaries, letters, charts, and photographs, Our Story book brings to life the challenges that the Wiks faced in different times and countries. Our Story portrays a life journey that is unique but that is also common to vast numbers of people who came to the United States in the 19th century. As you read this book, you may find that Our Story is also your story....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Memoirs
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Hard Tack Journey: 1st hand account of WW2 in North Africa 1942/3: Private Langstaff's illustrated journey through war torn North Africa in 1942-43 with the 51st Highland Division 8th Army.

by Kenneth Langstaff

Private Langstaff's beautifully illustrated journey through war torn North Africa 1942-43. A war diary illustrated by the author.Hard Tack Journey by Pt. Langstaff must succeed in bringing home to anyone in the most vivid way the life of a Private Soldier in the African, Sicilian and Italian campaigns. Major General Sir Miles Graham, KBE, CB, MC Chief Administrative Officer to FM Sir Bernard Montgomery, KG.His story rings true in every line. He does not exaggerate or over-dramatise, but puts down effectively and vividly what he himself saw and did in that long advance from Alamein to Messina. Major-General Douglas E Wimberley, CB, DSO, MC, DL, LLD, former Commander of the 51st Highland Division....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Children's eBooks, History
Size: 175 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Syd's Secret War: Part One

by William Marshall

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction
Size: 165 pages
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Rating: 2.50 / 5
3 reviews

Gateway to Hell: Vietnam 1968: Thoughts and personal experiences of an infantry soldier

by Coleman Luck

The personal experiences of former Army infantry First Lieutenant George Coleman Luck Jr during his year in Vietnam - 1968...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 50 pages
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Military Experiences of RD Isotalo

by Military Experiences of RD Isotalo

A true story of a sixteen-year-old boy who started his military career in WWII and retires after fighting in the Vietnam. Told through journal entries and photographs from Richard Dale Isot...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult, Biographies
Size: 55 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
9 reviews

The Smell of War: Lessons from the Battlefield

by Roland Bartetzko

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 132 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Always Leave An Airman Behind: A Real Story of Surviving The Crab Leadership Culture

by Ellis Franks

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: 482 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Codename Intrepid: The Spymaster Who Changed World War II (Espionage)

by Ethan Quinn

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History
Size: 91 pages
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Rating: 3.90 / 5
25 reviews

The Campaigns of General Nathan Bedford Forrest and of Forrest's Cavalry

by General Thomas Jordan and J. P. Pryor

"We are aware of the belief obtaining among the Southern people that the time has not yet come for the publication ofhistories or memoirs of the more prominent operations of Confederate commanders and officers...We are conscious, moreover,how impossible it were so to write the annals we here present, as to steer clear of giving pain to some, umbrage to others,dissatisfaction also, and some grounds for disputation and criticism.However, we are of those who believe it to be essential to the truth of history, that the Confederate story of the warshould be told without delay — told with all possible fullness and unreserve..."T. J....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History
Size: 471 pages
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Rating: 4.50 / 5
6 reviews

The True Story of Saint Valentine of Terni, Italy

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 16 pages
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Rating: 3.30 / 5
11 reviews

Alexander The Great: A History From Beginning To End (One Hour History Military Generals Book 1)

by Henry Freeman

★ Alexander the Great ★
What does it mean to be great? There have been many that have come through the sands of time proclaiming their own greatness. We see it in the news every day; leaders, heroes, tyrants, and even reality star presidential candidates claim that they are great. But what about Alexander the Great?

Inside you will read about...
✓ Alexander and the Happiness of Horses
✓ Aristotle and the First Day of School
✓ Philip’s Family Drama
✓ Enemies and Friends
✓ The Real Battle Begins
✓ Changing Tides
✓ Signs and Wonders
✓ In Pursuit of Darius
✓ Historical Autopsy

The young man from Macedonia that took the world by storm creating one of the world’s first major empires? H...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Ancient, Nonfiction
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 November 2019 onward  

Tavern Doll The Caretaker Chronicles

by Vincent Ruello

Tavern Doll is an exclusive apartment block situated in Elizabeth Bay in Sydney adjacent to the red light zone known as Kings Cross. Built in the early 60s it became a haven for war veterans and a brothel for hookers. It hosted many a wild party and lured many famous people to its embrace. This is the true story of its first and last live in caretakers and the incredible people, stories and events that happened at Tavern Doll as seen through them. Tavern Doll will lure you into its embrace as you travel from the swinging sexual 60's to the 21st century. You'll fall in love with some of the characters and feel the highs and lows as if you yourself were living at Tavern Doll. Though a short Novella it's a gripping entertaining read you will enjoy....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Teen & Young Adult, Biographies
Size: 60 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 November 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

Hal Moore: A Life in Pictures

by Mike Guardia

The definitive photographic biography of Harold G. Moore – illustrated with more than 300 Color and B&W photographs.From his baptism by fire in the Korean War to his iconic leadership at the Battle of Ia Drang, Hal Moore remains one of the greatest battlefield commanders of the 20th Century. Famously portrayed by Mel Gibson in the film We Were Soldiers, Hal Moore’s innovative leadership – and the bravery of his troopers – have become the stuff of legend.Step into the world of Hal Moore with this pictorial keepsake, illustrated throughout with more than 300 photographs, many of them never-before-published. This informative, photographic narrative will take the reader through Moore’s childhood in rural Kentucky, his tenure at West Point during World War II, his service in Occupied ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Five Letters of Cortes to the Emperor: 1519-1526

by Hernando Cortes

“In the letters of Cortés we have a clear picture of Mexico through the simple eyes of the conqueror who admires his enemies. . . . He could write a masterly report. The second and the third letters are the clearest piece of narrative that we can ask for. We see the advance into the country, the conscientious determination to penetrate by peace, diplomacy or the sword to Montezuma’s capital, leading up to the final dramatic meeting with Montezuma himself.”―New StatesmanThese five letters by the Spanish conqueror, Hernando Cortés, were written to the Emperor Charles V of Spain between 1519 and 1526. They describe the earliest discoveries of the mainland, the perilous trek into hostile country, the capture of the Aztec capital, the extension of Cortés’ power throughout Mexico, t...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History, Europe
Size: 304 pages
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MILITARY TANKS: MILITARY TANK HISTORY, NAMES, PICTURES AND DESCRIPTIONS

by willow rose

This is a book of different types of tanks and specs of each one. With pictures. It has tanks from 1980's 1990's and the 21st century. Very detailed....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Children's eBooks, History, Military, Nonfiction, Children's Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Test Preparation & Guides
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Three Journeys to Patagonia

by Nick Green

Aged 18 in 1990 Henry Green did three jobs to save up enough money to fulfill his lifelong dream of visiting Machu Picchu: Night-fill in Budgens, barman at the local pub and tour guide at the nearby Blenheim Palace. The first journey to South America, which began a lifelong love affair, began the following year and saw him turn 19 in the Rio Carnival.Since then he has climbed volcanoes, swam in frozen lakes, been held up at knife point and gun point by guerrillas, and traced Bruce Chatwin's steps all the way to Butch Cassidy's log cabin.Henry Green’s candid and sometimes hilarious diaries from 1991, 1998 and 2009 reveal a changing Patagonian and South American scene through the eyes of a boy becoming a man....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Sport, Biographies, Travel, Latin America
Size: 257 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

There's a LION Under My Bed: A Life of Adventure and Intrigue (Quinn Matthewson Biography Books Book 3)

by Quinn Matthewson

REVIEW: Fascinating and incredible biography from a cross between James Bond, Louis Leakey, Columbo and Indiana Jones.Behind the scenes - exploration, the remote world, crime, secret agents, tribes, rebel wars and more!At age 21, Quinn Matthewson was the youngest member in history of the Adventurer's Club of Chicago and a distinguished military graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison.Follow Quinn on his adventures across the globe, and behind closed doors. Amazing stories, unbelievable situations, incredible peril - yet he lived to tell the taleFor a sneak peak at this great biography, click the cover of "There's a LION Under My Bed - Book 1...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Nonfiction, Sport, Biographies
Size: 314 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 November 2019 onward  

Just Right! A Veteran's Life: A snapshot of The Greatest Generation through the life of Albert M. Fernandez

by Bob Richardson

Albert M. Fernandez Master Sergeant U.S.A.F. served in World War II, landing on the beaches of Normandy on D Plus 6. This book is the story of one man's life that demonstrates how and why his generation became known as "The Greatest Generation.

With a short History of Tampa, Florida and World War II as well as the United States Air Force and the Air Force Reserves generations to come can discover the secret of living the American Dream....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 84 pages
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Rating: 2.50 / 5
3 reviews

Phu Quoc Prison - hell on earth, memories of former Phu Quoc prisoners

by Long Dinh

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 66 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
63 reviews

Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer: Civil War Memories Series

by Gilbert Moxley Sorrel

Madison & Adams Press presents the Civil War Memories Series. This meticulous selection of the firsthand accounts, memoirs and diaries is specially comprised for Civil War enthusiasts and all people curious about the personal accounts and true life stories of the unknown soldiers, the well known commanders, politicians, nurses and civilians amidst the war. Sorrel's memoir, "Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer", was published posthumously, in 1905. Historian Douglas Southall Freeman deemed Sorrel's book one of the best accounts of the personalities of the major players in the Confederacy, characterized by "a hundred touches of humor and revealing strokes of swift characterization."...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.80 / 5
24 reviews

Goodbye Poland: Growing up. Deportation and Internment in Siberia. Escape and the WWII war years. (Illustrated)

by Stefan Maczka

'A soldier's story...A concise and fascinating account with interesting detail. Good addition to other books on this subject. I enjoyed it very much.' UK Reviewer.Stefan Maczka’s father, (also Stefan), was a cavalry officer who fought victoriously in possibly the last and greatest cavalry battle of the preceding one hundred years, the ‘Miracle of the Vistula’. It was the final victory in the Russian/Polish War of 1920. He was one of nine thousand former soldiers rewarded with a plot of land in the reclaimed borderlands. Stalin never forgot that humiliating defeat.Stefan B. was born in 1922 just over two years later.Life was hard in those early years; the military settlers had to defend their borders against invasion by armed bands from Russia, crossing into Poland from the east.By 19...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences
Size: 211 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
2 reviews

Wizard of Menlo Park - Thomas Edison: A Quick-Read Biography about the Life and Times of an Inventor with Far-reaching Influence! (Quick-Read Biography Series Book 6)

by Cynthia A. Parker

Learn More About This Visionary Inventor, Industrialist, and Businessman!
A Short, Yet Interesting, Biography!

Ever wanted to learn more about Thomas Edison, but never felt you had the time to read a comprehensive work? Here author Cynthia A. Parker removes that pain by offering an opportunity to Get-to-Know the Wizard of Menlo Park to learn of his youth and upbringing, his early career, and of course his pivotal role as in inventor, industrialist, and businessman!

Turn these pages and enjoy the opportunity to learn history, but better yet to come to know Edison better through Parker’s amazing ability to describe his life, his eccentricities and above all, his accomplishments; making this an enjoyable and interesting Quick-Read Biography.

Thi...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Children's eBooks, Nonfiction
Size: 65 pages
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Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

THE GEORGE H. W. BUSH YOU NEVER KNEW

by A. BRADFORD

A free press is precious. A thorough press is assumed....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: Unknown
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THE GRAY ZONES: The World vs. Eichmann. A free recreation of the Adolf Eichmann´s trial in Jerusalem

by Lázaro Droznes

This free recreation of the Adolf Eichmann´s trial in Jerusalem is a thorough review of all the issues that appear and will keep appearing as long the human kinds exists:

The nature of National Socialism
The banality of evil executed from the desk of a bureaucrat who kills only by shuffling papers and setting train schedules,
The boundaries for due obedience,
The passivity of the Jewish people,
The indifference of the Allied forces and the Catholic Church,
The complicity of the directors of the Jewish associations, and
The legacy that enabled later the foundation of the Jewish State.

The Nazi regime and the Jewish Holocaust are historical events we try to understand knowing that we will never succeed.

How, ho...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, True Crime
Size: Unknown
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History's Greatest Conquerors: Alexander the Great (World's Conquerors Book 3)

by Walter J. Scott

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 91 pages
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Boomerang Home Again: Pre-Internet "Coming of Age" Journal

by Jack Salk

Chuck Hartfield has “boomeranged” home, after an effort to make it on his own. He is implementing a new plan to live with his family at twenty-one. This story provides an intimate look at the struggle of making it on your own. The young, single adult has moved from Long Island, New York, to San Diego, California. Now, after the struggle for independence, he finds a second wind of security, at home. Chuck needs the familiarity of home, before he can mature to pursue his adult life. The series concludes, after Chuck narrated his need to “leave the nest,” in the first book of the trilogy, Leaving the Nest @21, Pre-Internet “Coming of Age” Journal, and then, San Diego Transplant, Pre-Internet “Coming of Age” Journal.”This is the third book in the series, but stands on its own...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Memoirs, Children's eBooks, Religion & Spirituality, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's Nonfiction
Size: 256 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Marching Orders

by Don Mance

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity
Size: 34 pages
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Rating: 4.30 / 5
3 reviews

Coral and Brass

by Holland M. Smith

Coral and Brass is the biography of General Holland McTyeire "Howlin' Mad" Smith, known as the "father" of modern U.S. amphibious warfare. His book is a riveting first-hand account of key battles fought in the Pacific between the U.S. Army and Canadian troops against the Japanese, including assaults on the Gilbert Islands, the Marshall Islands, the island of Saipan, Tinian in the Marianas and Iwo Jimo....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Nonfiction
Size: 276 pages
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