Combat stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

From Iraq, to Afghanistan, and to Iraq again, a veteran of the Vietnam-era recounts his personal wartime experiences after signing back up in the Army to join in America's war on terror. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this years ago for an anthology. Enough time has passed that I figure I can reprint it here. Read More
Corporal Charles Smith is part of a squad clearing a small town near Normandy,France shortly after the D-day landings. The whole town has been cleared apart from one last house, looking over the rest of the town. Clearing this house will allow the Allies to push through to the next… Read More

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I felt inspired to write about the former greatness of Britain, and this happened. I wrote this poem on 17/03/2016 - so exactly a year and 3 months ago on the day that I am publishing it here. I had to edit it a bit as it didn't read well,… Read More

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The the team players House

On the planet Utopia in the Queens galaxy, Cameron Moriantes is taken out of his foster home and brought to a research institution for people who have developed "abilities". almost instantly he is enlisted in "squad 37" a group of five members who simply put represent the institution as the… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this, in 2016. It's part of my 7th poem set, Opened Obstruct. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 15, 2017

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The Booksie Classic House

Hully's gonna put up a fight! Read More

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The Science Fiction House

The year is 2048. Humanity has achieved a feat that it has striven for for several decades. A virtual world capable of unlimited programming. This technology exists entirely within the hands of U.S. military. Under the guise, "Project Shadow", soldiers practice live combat within a simulator capable of creating a… Read More
Two British soldiers try to survive an attack on German positions that went wrong. Read More
Part five of a seven part addition to the Rose Houston Saga. Sergeant First Class Rose Houston’s patrol is ambushed. Read More

Tags: patrol, combat, ambush, ied

Part four of a seven part addition to the Rose Houston Saga. In this part, Houston and Austin accompany a unit of Iraqi police officer on a patrol and engage the enemy in combat. Read More
Kyle Ranston has decided to take a simple trip to Vancouver, in Canada. But the uprising war between Canada and China has gotten quite aggressive. While the world is at war, Kyle heads into Vancouver, one of the most popular Canadian cities ever. And he has no clue of what… Read More
I have an appreciation for what it feels like to live with danger, be shot at have soldiers killed and injured by enemy fire, i have also seen and treated civilians hurt and killed in accidents. Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a dangerous and debilitating disorder for all walks… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Story about a group of soldiers being evacuated from a so-called hot L.Z. Read More

Tags: war, vietnam, combat

a hero travels and helps all on his way, soon after many fights he finds out about a great evil and with his friends they go to stop this new evil. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Four young adults win tickets to be the alpha testers of Realism, a game claiming to be "the perfect virtual reality". They quickly find that it really is perfectly like real life, realistic movement and combat, pain, permanent death, lack of a logout button and all. They are thrown into… Read More

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The House of Ghosts House

http://ask.fm/chokeonthis <- Leave anon feedback there. A revolutionary, retired and turned smuggler, stumbles into his past. Now, those operating in the shadows once unseen are being drug into the light. The movement he gave so much for turns out to be much further from resolved than he, or anyone, cared&#8230; Read More
A short fiction story about the trials and tribulations of being a good combat soldier in the midst of devils, demons and unrecognized guardian angels, good luck and bad luck and immigrants in America. Read More
the greatest warrior of the famed crusades, artois coquet, returns to action in this masterful short story of sex, kidnapping and revenge. while scrapping a living in the frozen border town of narva, artois begins a lurid, intense relationship with the local princess. but when barbarians besiege little narva, they&#8230; Read More
Sergeant First Class Rock Hard of Cold Water, Kansas, is a United States Army Ranger. One of the best. Today, he is leading a six man team of Rangers on a reconnaissance of one of the most dangerous areas of Afghanistan, an area where Rangers, Recon Marines, and United States&#8230; Read More
This short story is part of the Stellar Conflict scifi series. In this tale, 2nd Platoon is accompanied by a team of journalists as they advance through the ruins of an old alien town. Read More

Book / Fantasy

August 06, 2015

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The 'The Odd Ones' House

A pigeon, a cat, and a dog that can transform - the only friends a little girl needs . . . all of whom can talk of course. When nine-year-old Abigale is chased through a veil of light by a shadow that has been tormenting her for most of her&#8230; Read More
Welcome back to the Streets of Lechugaville and the heroic tales of the men and women of Lechugaville P.D. Introducing Peaches a La Mode, wounded and disabled USMC combat veteran and retiree, letting his inner woman out in the Streets of Lechugaville doing what he does best and enjoys most—pleasuring&#8230; Read More
Rose Houston, American Street Cop and mulatto great-great-great Granddaughter of Sam Houston, responds to America's clarion call to service in the sandbox. This is the short fictional story of her last patrol in Eastside Baghdad. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

poem of combat veterans Read More

Book / War and Military

May 07, 2015

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The Booksie Classic House

Sieg. The German word for victory. This is the story of the axis victory in WWII from the perspectives of the Allies and their enemies. Read More
My transformation form civilian to Army soldier. A real and candid story of my many experiences in Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri from July 7, 1995 to August 31, 1995, Alpha Company 510. Read More
There exists incredible history that once lived, but was purposely destroyed long ago. One such story barely whispers today. If it weren't for a mosaic recently discovered at an archaeological excavation in Thrace, the world would have never known the truth. Theodora Apsimar was the first female-appointed Marcher Lord in&#8230; Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A critically wounded Marine has an out of body experience in the wrong afterlife. Read More
Life as Helgrind amusement was torture. Sick amusement it was, for those who loved blood, gore, and death of children. Romulus was his name, he had ravenous black hair, carmel skin, blue eyes, and as an orphan of Helgrind he was forced to act as amusement in the Ra'zac Abyss.&#8230; Read More
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