Books tagged: prisoner of war

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Echoes of Silence
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2009 by NorLightsPress. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Echoes of Silence juxtaposes the innocence of childhood with the bigotry and prejudice prevalent during World War II, providing a unique perspective into the lives of three families who endured those years and who were shaped by the events of this turbulent period in United States history. It is a journey of suspicion and hate, that ultimately results in learning to trust and to forgive.
Three Lives of a Warrior
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 222,750. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Few men have literally been blown out of the sky and lived to tell about it. If you can call being starved, beaten and otherwise tortured living. But not only did Phil Butler survive, he came out of the experience a new man...a war hero, a loving husband, a warrior for peace and justice.
We Were Dancing on a Volcano: Bloodlines and Fault Lines of a Star-Crossed Atlanta Family 1849-1989
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 107,260. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A richly illustrated, compelling saga and biography, this unsentimental social history tracks the adventures of more than five generations of families that made their mark on both Atlanta and Paris. The narrative highlights one grandmother's brave work with the French Resistance in World War II and her untiring efforts to successfully help her only son escape from Nazi prisoner of war camps.
Daniel
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
In 1968 Major Daniel Leighton's F-4 was shot down over North Vietnam. Leighton made his way to the ocean. Just as he was about to sail onto the Gulf of Tonkin where he might be spotted by Air/Sea Rescue, he was captured and taken the Hoa Lo Prison, the infamous Hanoi Hilton. There Leighton underwent emotional and terrifying events but survived and came home. That's about 60% of the story.
4.5 Years
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,190. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The true story of a young Scottish soldier stranded in France during WW2 and sent to a Prisoner-of-War camp. With his forced companions, he fought his own war to stay alive and keep his humanity,in a world where one egg is an illegal treasure, where knives are hidden and get used, where Jewish prisoners are glimpsed and, inexplicably, disappear. This book is a tribute to the human spirit.
From Jamaica to Japan: The Diary of a Hong Kong Prisoner of War
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Price: Free! Words: 113,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 and represented by Ebook Launch. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the diary of Winnipeg Grenadier Tom Forsyth who enlisted on the 30th of September, 1939 at the Minto Armories. The diary catalogues Forsythe's war experiences from garrison and guard duties in Jamaica, to the defence of Hong Kong, and then as a POW.
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - War Psychiatry: Combat Stress, Postcombat Reentry, Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD, Prisoners of War, NBC Casualties (Emergency War Surgery Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 298,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From the much-referenced and highly acclaimed Textbooks of Military Medicine series, War Psychiatry addresses the mental health issues faced in combat, including combat stress, post-traumatic stress disorder, and postcombat reentry.
Torture in the Garden of Eden
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
From a cell in the Hanoi Hilton, a US POW embarks on an incredible insane psychological journey in order to maintain his sanity, in the process creating a truly unique, unorthodox relationship with both God and the devil.
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Care of the Combat Amputee: Treatment of Limb Amputations, Polytrauma, Rehabilitation, Emerging Techniques, Technologies (Emergency War Surgery Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 384,920. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Care of the Combat Amputee addresses all aspects of combat amputee care ranging from surgical techniques to long-term care, polytrauma and comorbidities such as traumatic brain injury and burns, pain management, psychological issues, physical and occupational therapy, VA benefits, prosthetics and adaptive technologies, recreational opportunities, and return to duty and vocational rehabilitation.
Sojourn in Silesia: 1940 - 1945
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Price: $5.11 USD. Words: 32,570. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Writer's Block Author Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Sojourn in Silesia is a book by Arthur Evans CBE, in which he recounts his experiences of his time, between 1940 and 1945, in the prisoner-of-war camp, Stalag VIIIB.