Books tagged: prisoners of war

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HOUDINI by Kirby Wright
By Kirby Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Category: Fiction
A father is challenged in an escape game by his oldest son and loses in front of the family. Instead of celebrating his son, he interprets the victory as a challenge to his authority and seeks retribution.
21st Century U.S. Army Law of Land Warfare Manual (FM 27-10) - Rules, Principles, Hostilities, Prisoners of War, Wounded and Sick, Civilians, Occupation, War Crimes, Geneva Conventions
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This ebook provides a full reproduction of the official edition of an important U.S. Army field manual (FM) dealing with "the law of land warfare" and such important topics as the rules and principles of the law of land warfare, hostilities, prisoners of war – persons entitled and not entitled to be treated as POWs, wounded and sick, civilians, occupation, war crimes, and Geneva conventions.
Freelancing in Paradise:The Story of Two American Reporters Who Supported Their Family by Covering Turbulent Times in the Caribbean, 1958-1963
By John Hlavacek
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction
After living and working in India during the first years of their marriage, John and Pegge Hlavacek moved their children and Indian nanny to New York when John accepted a fellowship from the Council on Foreign Relations. When the fellowship ended, the Hlavaceks moved to Jamaica and supported the family by providing news and photography services to print, radio, and TV.
21st Century VA Independent Study Course: American Prisoners of War (POW) - Diseases, Service-Connected Disabilities, Psychiatric Problems, Internment Morbidity and Mortality, Camp Life
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The Veterans Administration (VA) Independent Study Course on American prisoners of war (POWs) describes the kinds of experiences and resulting conditions that affect veterans who have been prisoners of war in the German, Pacific, Korean and Vietnam theaters of conflict.
So Brave...So Quiet...So Long!
By Larry T. Bailey
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 88,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Pine Tree Arts / Pine Tree Press. Category: Nonfiction
Uplifting in-depth interviews with 34 unforgettable men and women, from one small community in Northern California, who helped save our nation from WWII to the Cold War — and then went home. First published as a 5-year series in The Wildwood Independent, the stories became "the most talked-about, most popular series in the paper's 30-year history," says TWI publisher Mike Dobbins.
Adieu La Vie
By Peter Robert Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,290. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
A woman is murdered. She and her son have lived as outcasts since the Occupation, reviled by fellow villagers - she for cohabiting with a German officer, he for being fathered by him - and no one is surprised when the son is convicted of the murder. Years later, an unassuming widow tries to kill an old man in a nursing home. Even at the dawn of the new millennium there are accounts to be settled.
A Merchant Seaman's Survival - An Autobiography - An Escape Story of World War II
By Edward J. Sweeney
Price: $6.89 USD. Words: 53,510. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012 by Allan J. Sweeney. Category: Nonfiction
This is a true-life World War 2 escape story. Edward J Sweeney’s merchant ship was sunk by a German raider, which led to hair-raising escapes from jails in France and Spain. He was re-captured and escaped from a German troop train on the way to a labour camp; a concentration camp in Argeles Sur Mer, France; and from the notorious labour concentration camp at Miranda de Ebro, in Spain...
Rambo (First Blood Part II)
By David Morrell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,560. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction
Rambo is in prison for his one-man war against a police chief. His former commanding officer arrives to release him on 2 conditions. First, Rambo must return to the prison from which he escaped and find the Americans rumored to be held there. Second? Don’t rescue the prisoners. Only bring back photographs. Do not engage the enemy. The first part is difficult. But the second is impossible.
Rambo III
By David Morrell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction
The most dangerous man in the world is back! Rambo is in exile far from home in Thailand, vowing to renounce violence and war. When his country calls him once again, he refuses to accept. But then he learns that Colonel Trautman, the only man he trusts, has been kidnapped by Soviets on a mission that Rambo rejected. For Rambo, it’s a call to arms—and a mission back into hell.
Molotov's Cocktail
By Darvin Babiuk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Exiled to Siberia for alleged political crimes, Anatoli Molotov is content to work on his new hobby of acquainting his lips with a vodka bottle. The arrival of a Japanese delegation prompts him to use an ex-colleague from the U.N. to get a scientific discovery that would threaten capitalism and communism alike out of the Soviet sharashka to the wider world.