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The Dawn Patrol
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
The Dawn Patrol is a project created to honor RAF pilots and others who fought in the Battle of Britain in 1940. This summer is the 70th anniversary of the battle. England was the last free nation in Europe to stand up to Hitler. If England had fallen, World War Two may have ended differently. The sketches in this eBook will become a comic book, and plans include making a full length movie.
Hitler's Forgotten Secret Weapon
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The last great untold story of World War II, the career of Hitler’s “Super Fighter” intended to destroy the RAF in the Battle of Britain and why it never succeeded. The super-secret Heinkel He113 fighter was designed to be a high-speed, high-altitude fighter that could outperform, outgun and outfight any other aircraft in the world when it entered service with the Luftwaffe in 1940.
Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.
Heroes of the RAF - No.43 Squadron
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Real Life Accounts of Fighting in the Air from 1916 to the 21st Century. This book looks at the heroic men (and more recently women) who have fought with the squadron over the years. It details their exploits in battle, their life with the squadron and in many cases their subsequent careers in the RAF.
One Woman's War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,510. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Bravery. Tragedy. Victory. At the age of 19, Eileen Younghusband joined the WAAF in the fight against the Nazi war machine. One Woman's War tells the untold story of what it was like to work in Fighter Command's top secret Filter Room and gives a fascinating insight into life as a young woman during Britain's darkest days.
Mischief
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,800. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An MI-5 officer and master German spy hunt each other in a tale of espionage and betrayal set during the start of World War II. The pursuit pits strength and resolve against acumen and guile and weaves science, theater and early BBC television around real events. Both men are predator and prey but one seeks redemption, the other retribution. Neither knows or expects quarter.
Nor the Years Condemn
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 111,370. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
At the beginning of World War 2, Britain was in the deepest trouble imaginable. 5 minutes flying time away crouched a monster. Alone against it, Britain called out to her Empire. For pilots. From all corners of that Empire, they volunteered. Only the best & brightest were chosen. Daniel Quinn was one of these young men who came to fly against the monster. They had a 1-in-3 chance of survival.
Snapshots of a War Bride's Life
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by Joy A. Beebe. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A 1940s account of a young English girl and her family living and working during WWII. After an eternity of scary bomb sounds, sleeping under a table, and watching London burn, 22-year-old Joy marries American soldier Carl and leaves Britain behind. Traveling first by troop ship, then by train the couple arrives in Salem with $10 to their name and a two-year-old son to begin their life in America.
A Long Road Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1940. Major Peter Hoffa, Luftwaffe ace is shot down a few weeks before the Battle of Britain. He crash-lands his Messerschmitt 109 Emil in a Sussex field. On the run in the land of his enemy, he has one distinct advantage. He speaks perfect English. This is his story and his bid to escape, and return to Nazi Germany to carry on the fight.
Heronfield
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 294,760. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A saga set in Europe during WWII following the interwoven lives of those who meet through Heronfield, a convalescent hospital. Life in the skies during the Battle of Britain, with the French Resistance, on the Home Front, in the push from D Day to final victory in Europe. Loyalty and love, anger and hatred, loss and betrayal - the characters of Heronfield bring the history of WWII to life.