Books tagged: war memories

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Put the Billy On
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Gives us insights into what it was like to grow up in Australia in the before and during WWII. The story is mixed with undertones of delightful humour and fading innocence. Historical events are artfully compared to the tensions in the speaker’s own life. Invites us to reflect on how far we’ve come, and the precious things that may have been that may have been lost on the way.
Voices in Wartime Anthology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,540. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Poetry, essays, interviews from witnesses to war. Soldiers and civilians give voice to the trauma, suffering, and longterm damage caused by war, and the need for the nation and community to accept the challenge of healing the wounds of war. Contributors include Jonathan Shay, Brian Turner, Jonathan Schell, Emily Warn, Wilfred Owen, Chris Hedges, Andrew Himes, etc.
The Tin Box
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,060. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
The Tin Box is a simple story of love, grief and loss. It is a story which has happened to so many girls and women. Yet there is the complexity of relationships and emotions and how they affect and alter lives. The story is set against the backdrop of World War II, the Children's Evacuation and post-war London. Lucy enjoys a brief blaze of happiness before her life is torn apart by betrayal.
Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.
The Escape of Edward St. Ives
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Publisher's Place. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The biggest undercover operation of the War against Germany is in the hands of a single pilot. He knew full well he would be captured and tortured for the information he had. Would he be able to risk his life to preserve a lie? This is a historical suspense novel based in part on a true story.
Son of a Buck: Espee, Too
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,100. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Deprentis Drain goes looking for an old movie, the same movie that he supposes brought his parents together. He's, of course, mistaken about the movie and most everything else, including his parents being brought together.
Mr Malfast, and other stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A collection of short stories previously published in the Australian magazine,"Quadrant". Mr Malfast is a new Departmental Head brought in to downsize the organisation. He appears to be tormenting his staff into resignation. But who is he really?
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
An autobiographical memoir of service in the Rangers and First Special Service Force a/k/a "The Devils Brigade" in World War II. A link to a private photo collection from WWII is included.
Remembering Sergeant Sam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
It's been decades since Billy Stewart has thought about Sam Wolinski, but when Ruben Gomez, a former brother-in-arms, calls out of the blue to inform him the Sergeant from their Vietnam days has passed away, all manner of memories - some still unresolved - surface for both of these veterans.