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Book: Waltz with Destiny (Destiny Series Book 4) by Catherine Ulrich Brakefield
As Hitler and his Nazis march across Europe... The splendors of Detroit's ballrooms spin Esther (McConnell) Meir around like a princess in a fairy tale Here she meets junior engineer Eric Erhardt. But will Eric abandon his playboy ways for Esther? When war comes to America's shores, Esther questions whether she has the grit to carry on the McConnell legacy. Meanwhile, Eric comes face to face with [...]
 
Book: In Our Duffel Bags - Surviving the Vietnam Era by Richard C. Geschke, Robert A. Toto
They were young, and they were fighting a war no one wanted to fight. They chose to serve their country despite these challenges. In In Our Duffel Bags , authors Richard Geschke and Robert A. Toto narrate the stories and the experiences of what junior army officers faced as citizen soldiers during pre-voluntary military service from 1969 to 1972. This memoir provides an inside view of the [...]
 
Book: The Third Battalion Mississippi Infantry and the 45th Mississippi Regiment - A Civil War History by David Williamson
This is an accounting of the experiences of the soldiers of Hardcastle's 3rd Battalion Mississippi Infantry from enlistment to the end of the war. It includes their mid-war incarnation as the 45th Mississippi Regiment and the role they played in Cleburne's fabled division during almost every major engagement of the Army of Tennessee. Told as much as possible from the point of view of the soldier, [...]
 
Book: The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry - Court-Martial Case Files by David Williamson
The nine court-martial cases included here were compiled and transcribed verbatim by the author/editor from copies of the original, hand-written, case files as a supplement to his book, "The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry: A Civil War History," McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers, 2012.The case files of the four officers and seven soldiers presented here comprise all of the court-martial [...]
 
Book: One Soldier's Story by Jim Akers
A small town Soldier's account of his Military stint, primarily during his time in the Vietnam War with the 9th Infantry Division in 1968-69. Transport yourself back to another time with One Soldier's Story, the war memoir and book by Jim Akers of Mount Airy, North Carolina. Put yourself in the shoes of a young man from Small Town, USA, who found himself in the middle of the Vietnam War. Relive [...]
 
Book: Proof of Our Resolve by Chris Hernandez
"Proof of Our Resolve" is a novel about a Texas Army National Guard infantry platoon deployed to Afghanistan. This books attempts to convey some of the experiences of soldiers serving in Afghanistan through a fictional platform. The characters are representative of and much like the Soldiers and Marines one would find in a combat unit. The story's environment and tactical operations are as close [...]
 
Book: The Last Jump - A Novel of World War II by John E. Nevola
The Last Jump is a story of discovery as a modern day journalist explores the military experience of his estranged father in World War II. Aware of the existence of a long lost family secret, our protagonist enlists the aid of four aging World War II veterans who knew his father. When he finds out they know about the secret and have sworn an oath never to reveal it, he begins the difficult task [...]
 
Book: Oink! Only in Korea! - Based on true events that happened in and around the Demilitarized Zone, Republic of Korea circa 1980 by David H. Osterhout
OinK! Only in Korea! In 1980, years after Vietnam and even more years before Desert Storm, America was experiencing a seventeen-year period of peace. One of the few places a young army officer could find adventure was on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Korea, Freedom's Frontier. The second day in-country, the lieutenant was no longer a Korean cherry boy. Hours later he found himself inside the [...]
 
Book: The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry - A Civil War History by David Williamson
Organized at Indianapolis in December 1861, the 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry's Civil War service spanned the Mississippi Valley and the Gulf South. From Louisville to New Orleans and on to Mobile, General James R. Slack and the 47th Indiana took the war to the inland waterways and southern bayous, fighting in many of the Civil War's most famous campaigns, including Vicksburg, Red River and [...]
 
Book: Slack's War - Selected Civil War Letters of General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to His Wife, Ann, 1862-1865 by David Williamson
"Slack's War" consists of 121 letters written from 1862 to 1865 by General James R. Slack, 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, to his wife, Ann. Slack's letters span the entire length of his service and include not only his commentary on all the events and battles he participated in (New Madrid, the White River and Yazoo Pass Expeditions, Grant's March, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Vicksburg, [...]
 
Book: Chocolate Soldier - An Equestrian Rifleman's Story by Murray Hickling
Chocolate Soldier - An Equestrian Rifleman's Story is the true story of a young man's coming of age in South Africa's turbulent Apartheid years. It is an autobiographical account of Murray Hickling's experience in the SADF, serving in a Mounted Infantry Unit. Set against the backdrop of Namibia's hearbreakingly beautiful landscape, this is a gritty story of the gruelling and hilarious experiences [...]
 
Book: The Centurion Chronicles Book Three Caesar's Shield by J.M. Garlock
After being treated by surgeons the Centurion recuperates at Caesar's country villa.Caesar is told that mysterous footprints have been seen in the garden. Speculatores? Perhaps but why? The surgeons insist the Centurion will make a full recovery. Quintus is dismayed. Half of the Centurion's right hand little finger has been amputated. Quintus reveals the cause of his animosity toward the [...]
 
Book: Look Mom - I Can Fly! Memoirs of a World War II P-38 Fighter Pilot by Robert Vrilakas
In the mid-1920s the sound of airplane motors would cause the entire inhabitants of author Robert "Smoky" Vrilakas' small Northern California village to dash outside to look up at the sky. Overhead would be a Ford Trimotor passenger plane droning off toward some unknown destination, a sight almost as awesome then as watching a manned satellite pass over in space today. The author, then a young [...]
 
Book: I Stood With Wellington by James Mace
"Up Guards and at them!" In February, 1815, after nine months in exile, Napoleon Bonaparte, the deposed Emperor of the French, escaped from the Isle of Elba. Seizing the initiative while the European powers bicker amongst themselves at the Congress of Vienna, Napoleon advances towards Belgium with an enormous army. The French Emperor knows that if he can achieve a decisive victory and capture [...]
 
Book: The Final Flag - Folds of Honor by John E. Nevola
An old soldier s last request spirals into a worldwide search to recover the remains of seven missing paratroopers from World War II. A four-person military and civilian team volunteer to conduct the investigation. Their only clue is a list of names. Their only motivation is to give closure to the families. Or is there some other unknown objective in play? What seems like a difficult but [...]
 
Book: Young Soldiers Amazing Warriors - Inside One of the Most Highly Decorated Battalions of Vietnam by Robert Sholly
"The best book I have ever read about combat in Vietnam!" - Major General Thomas P. Lynch, USA (Ret.) Winner of 21 national awards, this is Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and retired U.S. Army Colonel, Robert Sholly's compelling story of his first year in combat. This book is a powerful and moving account of a highly-decorated battalion's journey through extraordinary times. This action packed story [...]
 
Book: The Sins of Soldiers by S. J. Hardman Lea
Silver Medal winner in the 19th Annual Foreword Indies Book of the Year Award 2016 An emotional thriller of a historical novel set in France at the height of the First World War. But who will survive to tell the tale? It is 1916 and the war in France is hot and about to get hotter. Embedded undercover in a British infantry regiment on the Western Front, Anson Scott, an American newspaperman, [...]
 
Book: GROWING UP IN WW2 AUSTRALIA - Memories of the author as a five year old in 1939 by Warne Wilson
GROWING UP IN WORLD WAR 2 AUSTRALIA, an Amazon bestseller in three categories is a true and unique window into a time of threat during World War 2, as seen through the eyes of the author through WW11. Now in his eighties, his memory of that time is sharp and clear, as he sometimes boasts, he remembers it in 3D and living color! He commenced primary school in 1939, the year war was delared, and [...]
 
Book: Chosin - Heroic Ordeal of the Korean War by Eric Hammel
CHOSIN - Heroic Ordeal of the Korean War - Eric Hammel - Told from the point of view of the men in the foxholes and tanks, outposts and command posts, this is the definitive account of the epic retreat under fire of the 1st Marine Division from the Chosin Reservoir. The author first sketches in the errors and miscalculations on the part of the American high command that caused the Marines to be [...]
 
Book: Blue Rider by Lily Ennis
When Marie's grandmother dies and leaves a suitcase full of paintings Marie is thrust into a world that pre-dates her grandmother, Margaret. She believes it's possible that Margaret may not have had the same father as her siblings and Marie's search for her true lineage leads her to question the importance of family. Mary Bell returns in a sequel to Scarlet Runner. The aftermath of the Waihi gold [...]
 
Book: Beatles, Books, Bombs, and Beyond by Robert John DeLuca
Who knew that the 1960's would be so weird? This book is the true story of three bright young men who eagerly enter Brown University in 1962, filled with hopes and dreams but with no inkling what is in store over the turbulent decade ahead. They all have earned full Navy ROTC scholarships and look forward to serving their country in uniform when they graduate. In fact, they sign up to be United [...]
 


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