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The Return
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,940. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
March 1945. Tom Mueller, a POW in Nazi Germany, finally makes a "home run" after four long years in captivity. His London debrief retells his amazing odyssey of capture, escape and heartbreaking recapture. He astounds everyone when he agrees to lead a covert team back into Germany to carry out a desperate rescue mission. Tom’s return to Nazi Germany in its dying days reveals a hidden agenda.
German Eye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
A German-American US Army officer is fighting in Europe during World War 2. Through an unfortunate series of events involving his brother's capture, he discovers a strange but useful skill. Passed down from his ancestors, Carl is learning to use the unique ability to save others, but will it get him in trouble himself?
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager is the first volume in Passion for Flight, a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots who inspire young and old alike to take to the skies. Brig. Gen. Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier, on Oct. 14, 1947.
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover is the second volume in a series of short biographies regarding notable pilots. After spending 15 months as a POW in WWII, Hoover served as Yeager's backup pilot on the X-1 project. He later became a test pilot and a legendary aerobatic pilot who flew popular demonstrations in aircraft including a Shrike Commander and P-51.
On the Road from Burns
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 73,550. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
On The Road from Burns brings to life a still remote part of the American west. In sixteen stories dating from 1853 to 2037 Haynes presents pioneers, Indians, scoundrels, lumberjack daughters, and even aliens who love to ride horses. A wild ride with a master storyteller.
Hidden Changes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
For two months, Lacey DeWitt has been stuck in the Casino. After being on the run for assaulting a boot, she was captured and has been relegated to the boogeyland of dystopian America. But if it's so bad, then why is everyone happy to be there? With a new group of friends Lacey strives to find the answer, but unearths only more questions and surprisingly, a new attitude.
The Sight of You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A short story selection from Dancing in Combat Boots. A World War II mother steels herself for a reunion with the prisoner-of-war husband she hasn't seen in four years.
The Long Road Home: U.S. Prisoner of War Policy and Planning In Southeast Asia - Vietnam, Ross Perot, John McCain, Jane Fonda, Borman Mission, Raids, PW/MIA Family Assistance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 265,610. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This history of Washington's role in shaping prisoner of war policy during the Vietnam War reveals the difficult, often emotional, and vexing nature of a problem that engaged the attention of the highest officials of the U.S. government, including the president.
Vietnam POW Sourcebook: The Long Road Home, U.S. Prisoner of War Policy and Planning and Honor Bound, The History of American Prisoners of War in Southeast Asia, 1961-1973
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 560,210. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two major histories of American prisoners of war (POWs) captured during the Vietnam War are contained in this unique ebook sourcebook, providing an unprecedented reference on this vital subject.
Letters from Stalag VIIIB
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Writer's Block Author Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In March 2011 my father Arthur Charles Evans CBE, author of Sojourn in Silesia, reached the end of his long and successful life just short of his 95th birthday. Here in France I was left with copies of his letters written from Stalag VIIIb during his 5 years as a POW.