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The Interpreter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,930. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Set during the occupation of France of 1940 – 44 during which time the author fought as a member of the resistance. The story follows her interrogation imprisonment and subsequent unexpected release by the German Nazi Officer Frank Van Heugen, the official interpreter in the German Kommandatur of Vichy France.
A Packhorse Called Rachel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,710. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A story of courage, fear and defiance based on the authors own experience. A Pack Horse Called Rachel is the remarkable tale of a girl of twenty, daughter of a Jewish father, caught in the extraordinarily brutal world of France in 1944. Rachel moves through the pages of the book with her faithful dog Nourse, as her work with the Maquis based in the Auvergne takes her perilously close to danger.
Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This book tells the story of a nominally Jewish Belgian family who spent more than four years during the Second World War as refugees in the south of France. The narrator was five years old when the family left Brussels and ten when they returned. At first, the family lived openly in a rented farm, supporting themselves as farmers. But they eventually had to go into hiding and were sheltered...
The Dawn - Volume I
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 462,700. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The year is 1940. France falls. The battle for liberation begins. Set within the many landscapes of France and England. THE DAWN reveals the story of a French aristocrat, a US Army colonel, and the woman they love. It chronicles the dramas of the dark years in France, 1940-1944.The fierce need of the human will for liberty is pitted against the tyrannies of evil. The battle for freedom is joined.
The Dawn - Volume II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 650,460. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The year is 1942. The French Resistance continues covert operations to achieve their ultimate goal: liberation. THE DAWN reveals the story of a French aristocrat, a US Army colonel, and the woman they love. It chronicles the dramas of the dark years in France, 1940-1944. The fierce need of the human will for liberty is pitted against the tyrannies of evil. The battle for freedom is joined.
Derring-Do
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Series: Cold War, Hot Passions, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,900. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
“Wild but exciting. A grand job with plenty of irony.” New York Times DERRING-DO is Book 3 of COLD WAR, HOT PASSIONS the epic saga of ten intertwined Russian and American families who live and die by their love of liberty and the searing passions their fight for freedom arouses in war and peace.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."