Books tagged: wartime experiences

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Full Search

Found: 12 results

The Interpreter
By Marcelle Kellermann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction
Set during the occupation of France of 1940 – 44 during which time the author fought as a member of the resistance. The story follows her interrogation imprisonment and subsequent unexpected release by the German Nazi Officer Frank Van Heugen, the official interpreter in the German Kommandatur of Vichy France.
A Childs War
By Richard Ballard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,400. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction
In the 1940 London blitz, George Ryland, a skilled engineer, and his wife Edna lose the style of life it took them years of struggle to obtain when they are bombed out of the house they own in a pleasant suburb. The nostalgic story of their small son Alex is set in the apparent calm of Oxford. Alex reacts with a mixture of hope and anxiety coloured by a selfpreserving humour ....
The Kepi
By Marvin Stafford
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
A new look at the Civil War. Exciting battles and shocking atrocities, also political assassination and intrigue from the royal halls of Tsarist Russia.Meet Dr. Leonidas Wheeler CSA, widely known battlefield surgeon; His mother, Irina Miskaya, world-famous actress, once mistress of Tsar Nicholas I; Boy, "The Anointed One" of Cherokee legend; and John Wilkes Booth, onstage, in bed, and in collusion
Put the Billy On
By Ann Jones
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Sangin - A Glance through Afghan Eyes
By Toby Woodbridge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction
The British Army handed over responsibility for Sangin District to US Marines in late 2010. Set in the heart of Afghanistan's Helmand Province, UK forces left that troubled town after four bloody years fighting against a determined and ruthless insurgent threat. This is the story of Sangin as it was in the summer of 2009, told from a foreigner's perspective, but seen through Afghan Eyes.
Hiram's Honor: Reliving Private Terman's Civil War
By Max Terman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction
Written by an accomplished author and a direct descendant, Hiram's Honor is a riveting true story about a Civil War soldier captured at Gettysburg and sent to Belle Island and Andersonville. He miraculously survived 17 months! Written in the first person, this meticulously researched story is highly praised by the Civil War community and experts at Gettysburg, Manassas, and Andersonville.
Dragon Lady
By Gary Alexander
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction
An evocative tale of the early days of the Vietnam War, reminiscent of Catch 22… Funny and heartbreaking, Dragon Lady seamlessly shifts from Saigon in 1965 to the present day and beyond as the narrator tells the story of his obsession with a Vietnamese girl named Mai, his increasing unease with the U.S's involvement in Vietnam, and his reflections on his own life since his tour in Saigon.
Lies From The Past: A Viet Nam Tale
By Vicki Smart Penhall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by Penhall Publishing. Category: Fiction
When David is diagnosed with terminal cancer, the news is less brutal than was losing his dear love Maggie in the killing fields of Vietnam in 1969. The certainty of his own death motivates him to round up his Army buddies for a visit to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. Then their mutual lifelong struggles with unresolved lies send the men back to Vietnam in a desperate search for answers.
Some Mother's Son
By Joyce Freese
Series: Adult Bible Stories, Book 7. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 500. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
A short story dedicated to all who have known the loss of innocence and the personal sadness of war. Please review the short story. Thanks
Spooky Stories - A series of ghost, haunting & thought provoking short stories
By Don Hale
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Spooky Stories - Several of these haunting, thought provoking or ghost related short stories explain some bizarre and spooky wartime experiences, including many varied, dramatic and extraordinary experiences. It includes recollections from World War One - to the beaches of of Dunkirk, or within the brave Corps of Bomb & Mine Disposal.