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The Good Will Son

by David S Libbey

The Good Will Son is a memoir by the son of two orphans from the Good Will Home in Hinckley, Maine. David’s father, deeply affected by his experience as a Marine in WWII, was excessively passive and introspective. His mother – molested as a child by her alcoholic father – found religion and carried her faith to extremes. David moved from a life with a religious fanatic to hell as an Army enlisted man in Vietnam. When he returned from war, he returned to an ungrateful nation. He found comfort among the hospitable people of the South while attending college in Memphis. After college, he joined the Marine Corps and became a helicopter pilot – eventually flying President Reagan in Marine One and commanding a helicopter training squadron. This memoir contains forty-four stories that co...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, History, Military
Size: 151 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Always Leave An Airman Behind: A Real Story of Surviving The Crab Leadership Culture

by Ellis Franks

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Self-Help, Motivational, History, Military
Size: 482 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Mongoose Bravo: Vietnam: A Time of Reflection Over Events So Long Ago

by Timothy McCullough

This project has taken me a lot longer than anticipated. I would guess that I’ve been at it for more than twenty years. It started as a result of wanting to let the mother of a fallen soldier know what happened to her son, as well as where his death took place. She and I had been in contact over the years, during which she asked quite a few questions; so, I began writing it all down. I may have been better served if I had pushed my memories of Vietnam off into the ditch alongside the road traveled and driven on without looking back. In the long run, I believe it has been therapeutic. Therefore, worth the time I put into writing it all down. We lived, and fought as a unit, covering each other’s backs. Most came home to tell their own stories, many didn’t. ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, History, Military, Teen & Young Adult, Biography
Size: 199 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Still Standing: A soldier's journey through PTSD

by S. Foster

This is essentially the story of my life. The invisible wounds that haunt us. I hope that this book is an inspiration to those who read it. In writing this book I have been told is extremely therapeutic although to be honest I am just now starting the task at hand. I live my life daily in mental and physical pain, but I consider myself fortunate to have traveled the journey. There are others that are far worse off than me and others better off than me that is just the way it is. All of them however are the bravest and most selfless people you will ever meet. This book isn’t proof read it is from the heart, It is raw, a former soldier telling his story in the hopes to inspire others. I have left my name and everyone except my wife’s name out to honor their privacy. There will be grammar...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Mental Health, Psychology & Counseling, Self-Help, Motivational, History, Military, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult, Biography
Size: 64 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Melvin Morris : American Soldier

by Scott Frank

Staff Sergeant Melvin Morris is an honored veteran of the Vietnam War. He served almost 30 years in the United States Army and was even part of a Special Forces Group. Brave and excelling at his career in the military, Morris would do two tours of duty in Vietnam before retiring in 1985....

Genre: History, Asia, Military
Size: 11 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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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: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Middle East, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 91 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The Unites States Army – the biggest myth of the twentieth century

by Samuel Greenberg

The book reveals myth about USA Army (ground forces) as the most powerful and efficient in the world in 20th century.The book concentrates on highlighting unknown facts of strategic and tactical mistakes during USA participation in WWI and WWII; Korean War; Invasion of Grenada and the War with Iraq and huge human losses hided from American public till now due to incompetence of High ranking officers and commanders. What is inside the book? The readers will find plenty of true information marked as classified about Korean War, Invasion of Grenade and Iraq war of 2003, incompetence of commanders and military mistakes, which resulted in tens of thousands US soldiers human loses that could be avoided and lives saved. What can be learnt from mistakes to prevent their occurrence in the future. T...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 52 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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SHIPWRECK: True Stories of Disaster at Sea

by Roger Weston

Some of the most dramatic and disastrous shipwrecks in history, includingCHAPTER 1 Panic, Mystery, and Heroism on the Morro CastleCHAPTER 2 SS Sirio, High Tragedy at SeaCHAPTER 3 Athenia: First Sinking in World War Two’s Battle of the AtlanticCHAPTER 4 Empress of Ireland: Shipwreck in the NightCHAPTER 5 Sultana Shipwreck: Last Tragedy of the Civil WarCHAPTER 6 Aleutian Showdown: Two Ships in a Death Grip CHAPTER 7 Wilhelm Gustloff: World War II’s Worst ShipwreckCHAPTER 8 Suevic: The Forgotten RescueCHAPTER 9 Brother Jonathan: The Shipwreck and the LighthouseCHAPTER 10 The Doomed Steamship LexingtonCHAPTER 11 Mystery of the LusitaniaCHAPTER 12 Shipwreck of Tears: The SS Norge...

Genre: History, Military, Travel, Food & Lodging, Specialty Travel
Size: 88 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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World War II: 1942 (One Hour WW II History Books Book 4)

by by the Hour, History

In this one-hour history book, discover why 1942 was such a decisive year as we uncover the main events of that year during World War II, the most lethal war of all times.1942 came on the scene like a fast-moving freight train careening around a series of rapid twists and turns. In a matter of months, the Japanese made themselves masters of the entire Dutch East Indies. The Soviet Union was faced with near collapse as the Germans pounded at the gates of Moscow, and America’s East Coast was besieged by Nazi U-Boats. It was a year of quick and decisive action during which the situation changed from day to day. This book relates all of the major events of 1942 in the order they happened. If you would like a complete and concise reference on this pivotal year of the war, this book will provi...

Genre: History, Europe, Military, Russia
Size: 39 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Navy Seal Mental Toughness: Develop Steel Nerves, Grit, Leadership, Ownership, Mindset and Self Discipline

by Donovan Ekstrom

A new addition to authors Jocko Willink and David Goggins comes this refreshing, no-nonsense self-help guide that offers an honest, no-BS, tough-love approach to help you move past limitations in your life.Are you tired of feeling down in the dumps? If you are, Donovan Ekstrom has the answer. In this straightforward book, he gives you the tools and advice you need to maximize your potential and stop giving a f--k. Too many people in life are paying attention to the wrong shit, never getting things done and enjoying life like it's meant to be. If this sounds like you, then you have the right book.End negative self-talk and start thriving rather than surviving. Donovan shows that our mental state and mind-set is what is f--king us up and destroying our relationships with those around us.In N...

Genre: History, Military
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Eileen's War: An Inspirational True Story of a Young Woman in World War Two.

by Eileen Younghusband

Eileen le Croissette was just an ordinary teenage girl. Living with her parents, she spent her days roller skating with friends, studying for exams and daydreaming about travelling the world.

But on September 3rd 1939 Britain declared war on Germany and everything changed. With Britain standing alone Eileen was determined to help defend her country. She joined the RAF as a Clerk Special Duties and found herself in the top secret Filter Room – a place so hush-hush she had to sign the Official Secrets Act to work there!

Eileen’s War tells the remarkable story of living through the Blitz, acting as a guide in a liberated Nazi concentration camp and hunting down V2 rocket launchers!

A children's version of the award-winning memoir One Woman's War....

Genre: Children's eBooks, History, Military, Nonfiction, Children's Nonfiction
Size: 128 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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The American Civil War WAS About Slavery: A Quick Handbook of Quotes to Reference When Debating Those Who Would Argue Otherwise

by Cody C. Engdahl

Are you tired of having to argue with people who say the American Civil War WASN'T about slavery? Are you ever frustrated that they came prepared to argue, but you didn't? This is a very brief, easily navigated handbook of actual quotes from the people who were directly involved in the conflict. Let the Confederacy speak for themselves. They were very clear about their motives. Don't let the "lost cause" myth muddy our true and important history....

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 17 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Living on Borrowed Time

by William Horton

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, History, Military
Size: 136 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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Gun Wages

by Alan David

Crick Bender’s father never agreed with guns. Crick Bender’s father was a good man. But everything changed when he was shot dead whilst holding an empty shotgun.Crick had his revenge, but it wasn’t enough. He’s on a mission to clean up any town that will pay him and this time that town is Juniper Creek – where Jake Riley and his gang have taken the place over.With no Sheriff around, Juniper Creek is under Riley’s thumb, but when Frank Miller calls Crick in, Riley’s days are soon to be numbered.Living under the alias Tom East, Crick sure picked a bad time to run into an old friend – let alone two of them.Bullets soon see to Shotgun Joe, but it’s another ghost from the past, Adabelle, who might bring more trouble.And then there’s Frank Miller’s daughter, Pearl.Crick fal...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Action & Adventure, Westerns, Nonfiction
Size: 129 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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You can Smile too!

by Matthew Standish

"You can Smile too!" is a simple collection of stories from my life that have brought a smile to my face and will hopefully bring a smile to yours! Most of the stories focus on my time in the US Air Force especially as a First Sergeant, my little trip to Iraq, working with Veterans, riding my old Harley-Davidson, and raising our amazing Asperger Syndrome Son! Most are happy, a few are sad, all have something positive in the outcome! There is even an addendum about our recent experience with riding out Hurricane Michael! All of them affected my life in one way or another and contributed to my efforts to make the world a little bit happier place, one smile at a time!...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, History, Military
Size: 145 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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SAS: Body Count: The Wicked Will Perish (1)

by Anthony Vincent Bruno

Do unto others before they do it to you. Three disillusioned SAS Special Forces soldiers return to Britain in the aftermath of the 1991 Gulf conflict to discover an increasingly corrupt judiciary. Smirking miscreants walk free whilst the innocent suffer. Aided by a Scotland Yard informant, the trio embark on a brutal, covert crusade to rid Britain of its nefarious untouchables. Drug dealers, paedophiles and various other lawbreakers are targeted as the morgues fill and the courts empty. Detective Inspector Jim Brannigan, a former military policeman, investigates, suspecting that the deaths are linked. Divided loyalties ensue when the paroled Jamaican drug dealer responsible for the death of Jim's wife evades the justice system but not the elite soldiers now operating as vigilantes.Publishe...

Genre: History, Military, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Action & Adventure, War, Men's Adventure, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, War & Military
Size: 221 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 04 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Ottoman Art of War: Power Tactics & Strategy For Today

by Steffan Ileman

They came on horseback from Central Asia and went on to grow one of the longest-lasting empires in history. They established history's first multicultural state centuries before British colonies in North America declared the United States of America. They had superior military and organizational skills that ended the Medieval Age in Europe and set the stage for the Renaissance and the Age of Reason as the power of feudal lords eroded under their big guns. Their legendary elite combat core, the Janissaries, was a phenomenon in transformative education.

Ottoman Empire was Europe's first welfare state based on privately funded charities. The Empire's trade pact with France was history's first free trade agreement. Like the United States the Ottoman Empire attracted talent, know-h...

Genre: Business & Investing, Business Life, Management & Leadership, History, Middle East, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 55 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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There's a LION Under My Bed: A Life of Adventure and Intrigue (Quinn Matthewson Biography Books Book 1)

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 tale

For a sneak peak at this great biography, click the cover of "There's a LION Under My Bed - Book 1...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Travel, History, Military, Nonfiction, Sports & Outdoors, Biographies
Size: 312 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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ADMIRAL LEE the MENTOR of HUMAN RACE: SECTION A (The Unknown Leaders Their Struggle and Success Book 3)

by Young H. D. Kim

We read this series of books not because we do not know the globe is one, but because we want to know when and how it became the ONE GLOBE, and what it looked like before it became one and what it will look like for us in the coming years.

The ONE GLOBE where we live our lives today was built upon wars. No blames for all the fighting and conquering per se though, because it is the way of nature.

When there’s a victor or a survivor, there’s always a victim too; mommy lions do not hunt and kill poor animals for fun, but to survive, to feed their babes. For the record, ancient Roman Empire, from which we owe so much for today’s our way of life, was built upon the hard works of the slaves, and when the slaves were freed and given the citizenship, the country col...

Genre: Children's eBooks, History, Asia, Military Science, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 218 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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World War II: 1940 (One Hour WW II History Books Book 2)

by by the Hour, History

In this one-hour history book, discover why 1940 was such a crucial year as we uncover the main events of that year during World War II, the most lethal war of all times.Probably no historical period has been discussed and dissected as much as World War II. Yet there is always something new to learn upon closer inspection. Events occurred at lightning speed during the war years, and you almost have to take things on a day-by-day basis to take them all in. That is why this book focuses solely on what transpired in 1940.The year 1940 was one of the most pivotal years of World War Two. It was the year that Britain and France began offensive operations against the Germans. It was the year in which Scandinavia was besieged first by Soviets in Finland and then by the Nazis in Norway. And, of cou...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, History, Military
Size: 39 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Hand of a Merciful God

by David Ballenger

150 years after the Civil War, stories and tales survive. Libraries are filled with historical documents, manuscripts and photographic images that cover all aspects of the American Civil War. There are thousands of history books and documentaries giving us facts that have been recorded but countless stories have never been recorded—personal stories of men who fought and died, stories of men who survived. We don’t know all of their stories; we don’t know the whole story. Yet this is our history and these are our ancestors. To truly understand what drove these men to look into the face of death on a daily basis we must listen to them. But, the time is far past where we could speak to those who knew the truth, who experienced the war. Now we only have the stories from our ancestors as ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 161 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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An American Adviser in Vietnam: My Story

by Lt. Col. (Ret) Joe A. Putnam

In 1967, Joe Putnam, fresh out of officer training school, is shipped overseas to Vietnam as part of President Johnson’s American Adviser program. Putnam would be one of the American soldiers advising the South Vietnamese Army on how to conduct a war against the North Vietnamese Army and their allies in the south, the Viet Cong. This plan would supposedly keep the Communists at bay without actually getting the U.S. into full-fledged war in Southeast Asia.In his military memoir, now retired Lt. Col. Joe A. Putnam perfectly captures the action, the people, the battles, and of course the mixed feelings of a young man far away from home in a foreign land.Most of all, even now, Putnam wonders why he survived numerous harrowing episodes when others did not....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 238 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Tunnel Under The Sun: The Great Arizona Escape

by Jim Redman

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Genre: History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 95 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Star-Crossed: A Quantitative Reassessment of the Relative Combat Performance of the Army of Tennessee Compared to the Army of Northern Virginia

by Michael R. Brasher

Everyone KNOWS the Army of Northern Virginia was a "winner" and its sister army, the Army of Tennessee was a "loser," right?In his book, Two Great Rebel Armies: An Essay in Confederate Military History, Richard M. McMurry draws the somewhat controversial conclusion that Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia was not only the better led army, but that the composition of Lee's army indeed made it the better army, when compared with its Western sister, the Army of Tennessee.While few historians would beg to differ with the first conclusion - the likes of Bragg, Polk, Hardee and Hood simply do not compare with the leadership offered by Lee, Jackson and Longstreet - historians have generally not cared to examine the potential for a more fundamental reason for the success of the one army, and the fai...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military
Size: 72 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Miss Eda, My Dearest Friend: The Love Story of Henry Johnson Spicer and Eda Lucinda Ferguson

by Renee Moore Frost Great-Great Grand Daughter

In 1942 the 1800's Ferguson home burned to the ground with the only item being saved was a trunk of precious letters from loved ones. These letters have been preserved and now transcribed to relive the life and times before, during and after the cruel war known as the Civil War of 1861-1865. As I assembled the letters in date order, I found the many families of Wilkes County, North Carolina interacting with my Ferguson-Spicer family. These families shared their faith in God, the tragedy of war and the love of the Blue Ridge Mountains."For the Blood of the Southern men flashes through their veins & declares they will die in defense of the Southern Rites."Thomas L Ferguson July 27, 1861"Genl Jackson leading we flanked them on their right when the fight commenced it was a fox chase till...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Military
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 November 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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REMF Life Inside The Wire

by Kevin Baldwin

REMF Life Inside The WireMOST VIETNAM VETERANS SAW COMBAT. Actually the opposite is true; only a relatively small percentage was ever involved in combat. In fact, it is likely less than 30% of all who served there ever saw combat of any sort during their war. (Myths & Misconceptions: Vietnam War Folklore - by Michael Kelley, July 1998).Some 2.6 million Americans served in the Republic of Vietnam between 1957 and 1975. So what were the other "likely more than" 70% of them up to in that place? Or more to the point, who wants to read a Vietnam book or watch a Vietnam film or documentary about a Company Clerk or a Switchboard Operator? Or how about the Mess Sergeant or the Motor Pool? Or even a focus on the BOQ? Borrr...ing! Then again, if you haven't read about or watched any of that, an...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Specific Groups, History, Asia, Military, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult, Biography
Size: 677 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 31 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Worked To Death: Auschwitz-Birkenau Holocaust

by Amy Cravitz

This is the seventh book that Amy has put together in her quest to uncover every faucet of daily life in the hell of a German extermination camp. Translated from its original Polish, Amy strives to maintain the exact flavor of psychological terror that the Jewish workers at Auschwitz-Birkenau had to endure. Many were put to death or simply died on their own. Others were given scraps of food in return for slaving away for long days of merciless back breaking labor. Sometimes the work seemed worse than death itself. Here, the every day life of one such worker is chronicled, but with a twist. This particular worker finds his way into one of the 'trick programs' put together to fool Red Cross visiting groups. In this fascinating account, we can readily see how easy it would have been to trick ...

Genre: History, Military, World, Nonfiction
Size: 30 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 29 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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That Eternal Summer

by Ralph Barker

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Military
Size: 246 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 29 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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History's Greatest Conquerors: Genghis Khan (World's Conquerors Book 1)

by Walter J. Scott

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Asia, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 67 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 29 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Beyond My Grasp

by Jacob Miller

We were many of us when we went over there, Not many of us returned...Beyond My Grasp is an extraordinary never before published true story about a young German-Canadian farmer, Jacob Miller, who enlists in the Canadian army at the onset of World War I despite his father’s wishes. In the trenches of Europe he discovers the severe conditions of the western front, the comradeship and valor of his fellow soldiers, and the cruelties of war. Jacob struggles to maintain his humanity through many of the great battles: Passchendaele, Somme, Ypres, Vimy, Hill 62 and Amiens. Experience the Great War from a first-hand account that will live with you forever.This book was written in the 1920s and is a true account of the Great war. Published only in 2017, all proceeds from this book go charity to ...

Genre: History, Military, Genre Fiction, War
Size: 285 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 October 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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