Books tagged: paratrooper

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Not Ready To Die
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Born in a boxcar along Southern Pacific railroad tracks, he survived the harsh New Mexico badlands during the 1930s. He jumped into battles in World War II with the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team, surviving fierce fighting in France, Italy, Germany, and the Battle of the Bulge. He parachuted in the famed DRAGOON Drop in France. As a civilian, he faced many personal conflicts.
Quitman County Prison
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In a minimalist style reminiscent of Hemingway and a voice like Sam Spade, investigative journalist Alan Meriwether narrates a story from his files. In 1977 in rural South Georgia an interview with a convicted arsonist and murderer leads to a personal and highly dangerous vendetta to prove the innocence of the mentally challenged young convict. Others try to stop Meriwether at any cost.
An All American Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011 by XSG Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A screenplay documenting Sam Edwards' Army life in the 1950s, where he falls in love, parachutes for the Army and almost faces federal criminal charges for deeds conducted while serving his country.
The Bridge: A short story
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Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A broken down truck blocking a bridge over the river in rural Holland leads to an unexpected encounter between a Dutch woman and an English holiday maker. Could this middle-aged, bearded man really be the young soldier she had fallen in love with when he dropped from the skies to capture the very same bridge 30 years ago?
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,030. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
On D-Day, paratrooper Jonathan “JD” Curtis is the only man to barely escape the C-47 before it crashes. He lands behind enemy lines in France and his first thought is to hide as he is overcome with fear. But when a young girl finds him, he emerges into a world of espionage. From the comical Pascal to the serious Emilie, Curtis joins a rag tag group of French resistance fighters to liberate Paris.
The Good, the Bad, and the Bet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The day before Thanksgiving in 1971, a lone man wearing black sunglasses hijacked a NW Orient Airlines 727 bound for Seattle. His demand: $200,000.00 and four parachutes. He ended up with a place in history marked by more questions than answers. What really happened to the infamous DB Cooper? No one knows. Well... No one but me... because before he became DB Cooper, I became his wife.