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FATHER OF THE AMERICAN PARATROOPER
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
General William C. Lee is the father of the American paratrooper. He is without equal in the annals of WW II history. Almost totally unknown to the general public, it surely is appropriate on the 65th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France to give him some due. General Lee was felled by a massive heart attack and was not able to lead his beloved 101st Airborne into battle.
The Battle Honours of the Royal Hampshire Regiment
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Men from Hampshire have for generations fought in the ranks of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, or its predecessors. All 160 Battle Honours of the regiment are featured in this book, including Blenheim, Minden, Barrosa, Kabul, Paardeburg, Mons, The Somme, Mesopotamia, Ypres, Passchendaele, Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Rhine Crossing.
Chappie World War II Diary of a Combat Chaplain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Reality combat! This first-hand account of a WWII combat chaplain who served on the front-lines across North Africa and Europe with the 20th Combat Engineers is a unique journal containing information and observations not found in other books. Chappie recorded events as they occurred, transporting the reader to the battlefields of WWII in a way that puts a human face on the tragedy of war.
Zepka's War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,000. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
SAUL ZEPKA, eighteen, handsome, a Jewish kid from Brooklyn. Dreams of exploring the copper mines of Arizona or of being discovered in Hollywood are shattered by Pearl Harbor and his draft notice. Forty years later the former demolitions expert is still haunted by the accident he thinks he caused and the image of those two American soldiers lying face down in the dirty hedgerows of Normandy.
The Rommel Mission
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,410. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Major Helder, an officer on the staff of Rommel’s headquarters, witnesses the failure of the German army to prevent its Allies’ success on D-day. Although he expects Rommel to somehow master the crisis, he soon realizes the Field Marshall himself doesn’t believe in victory. Indeed, the major soon becomes caught up in a plot to turn over the German Armies in the West to the Allies.
The Life and Times of Young Sonny Tompkins, Part 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1943, at the age of eighteen, Sonny Tompkins enlisted in the United States Army. He soon discovered that he had a remarkable special ability which the Army was eager to exploit. A whirlwind of events found him a Captain in the O.S.S. by age 20 and killing Nazis behind the lines in occupied Belgium and France. Follow his life and loves in this historical
The Unknown Warrior
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Unknown Warrior is the true story of one man and his amazing part in the deception plans to persuade the Germans that the invasion would happen near Calais and not in Normandy and thus ensure that they did not commit their reserves until too late. Born to a humble German background, with a Jewish father and Catholic mother, he volunteers for an unknown secret mission that saved many lives.
The Violins of Autumn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Just prior to D-Day 1944, the Allies placed an agent in the Paris Headquarters of Field Marshall Gerd Von Rundstedt. It could be argued that this agent changed the course of history.
My Greatest Adventure, World War II
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A first person account of one soldier's experiences during World War II and the Normandy Invasion. Includes 25 photographs never before published.
D-Day War On the Beach
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
this short story is about one man and the treacherous day known as D-Day