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Sunflower of the Third Reich, A Novel
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,730. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a WWII historical novel based on the experiences of a German family during the Nazi era. Sunflower of the Third Reich is set in war-torn Germany between 1943 and 1945. The novel presents the German perspective of the Second World War – a viewpoint to which American audiences have rarely been exposed. The author grew up in Nazi Germany during WWII.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 1
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Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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.
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
Heroes, Brigands and Spies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the island of Leyte during the Second World War, a guerrilla movement emerges from the ranks of unsurrendered army officials and intrepid civilians. But a high ranking military official with a doubtful past arrives and tries to wrest the guerrilla leadership. This book is about the rivalry of guerrilla groups in a deadly power struggle that impairs their ability to fight against their enemies.
Jason's Helmet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,820. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Jason's helmet is the true story of a WW2 helmet's journey home from the Normandy battlefield. Roger Pillu found the helmet after a battle, picked it up and vowed to return it to the family to thank them for their sacrifice and his freedom. He kept it in safe keeping until the sixtieth anniversary of d-day. He wrote the letter to Jason's brother, 'we have the helmet of your brother. Come...'
The Case of the Ancient American
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Series: The Private Investigators Club, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by William Jenkins. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
The Case of the Ancient American is the first story in a series about some ten-year-old students in Brockville, Ontario, Canada who, after hearing a presentation at school about the work of a detective decide to form a club to solve mysteries. The story describes a bully, fishing, golfing, police work, a lemonade stand and bits of history revealed through the stories of an elderly man.
Daughters of Absence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of essays by daughters of Holocaust survivors. Despite the unique pressures of being the daughters of "survivors," the contributors have thrived and made the most of their lives, but not in stereotypical ways. Instead, they chose ways that combine compassion with courage, and success with celebration. The result is an uplifting and inspiring book from a group of very inspiring women.