Books tagged: historical 1940s

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The Beginning Thoughts and Recollections of Terry Dactyl
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A short story of the past. How much can you remember? Do you want to remember? Terry makes the effort and surprises himself. He tells the tale of how he saw the world through the eyes of a growing child in the 1940s.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 1
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
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Ruby Side Thompson, an ordinary woman living during the World War ll London Blitz bombing blasts history out of the realm of dry, dusty names and dates and places the reader in the midst of the terrifying events as they unfold. This is very important documentation and will have tremendous appeal to those who have an avid interest in the effect of the war on ordinary citizens.
Sedili
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,500. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Sedili is a small village on the east coast of Malaysia. In an almost magical way Willem van Lier gets involved in the aftermath of an investigation his father conducted over a century ago concerning the illegal commercial activities of a Chinese businessman on behalf of Japan, which was heading for war.Reality and eastern mysticism are entangled in an imperceptible way.
Lost in Palau
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
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Three friends serving in the US Navy in 1946 enlist the aid of a diver to search an unknown sunken wreck. They find more than was expected but their diver dies mysteriously before anything is recovered. Local pearl divers are brought in to complete the job, but soon they and the seaman are jumping from frying pan to fire as they battle ruthless forces wanting the treasures and no witnesses.
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
My Red Cross
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,060. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » General
A Red Cross Agent in occupied France juggles peoples’ heartbreak with Nazi officialdom, dances with Gestapo capers while trying to balance belligerence. A journey through homesickness? This love or that love? Evaluating importunity and running red lights on conscience? A tale of learning to cope with false friendship and stumbling through intrigue.
Letters to Mrs Hernandez
Price: Free! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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It is 1942 and young Ben Hutchinson has found himself uprooted from wartime England to the Pampas of Argentina. There he finds a sense of belonging and an unlikely love in the beautiful and headstrong Setsu. As the war pulls them apart, only the letters that travel across the miles can sustain them over time as they strive to reunite at the war's end.
Hooligans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,110. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Lava Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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At the outset of World War II, German U-Boats sank 259 ships—most within sight of U.S. shore—and the only thing between them and the worst maritime defeat in U.S. history was the Coast Guard’s Corsair Fleet. This is the thrilling story of four men and their heroic efforts to confront the enemy.
The Phoenix Incursion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
On May 2, 1945, as the Allies stormed into Berlin, one of Hitler’s powerful henchmen made a daring escape out of the Chancellery bunker. After his escape, some believed that a Red Army tank had killed him, but his body was not found. A world-wide manhunt for him proved fruitless. After World War II, countless sightings of the henchman were reported in Argentina, Paraguay, and Italy.
Rose Of Skibbereen Book Three
Series: Rose Of Skibbereen, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,450. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Inspirational
Book Three of the Rose Of Skibbereen romance/family saga covers the turbulent years of the Great Depression and World War II. In this book Rose comes to terms with the death of her first husband Peter, and learns the secret that made him such a troubled soul. She receives more visits from the spirit of her dead mother, and warnings from an Amish psychic. Her family grows and faces more challenges.