Books tagged: wartime experiences

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When Times Were Bad: Those Good Old Days
Price: $6.62 USD. Words: 39,650. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Fishcake Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Granddad rarely had anything interesting to say these days. This was until he stumbled onto the subject of his youth growing up in a Yorkshire town during the Second World War. Suddenly, his world was alive with reminiscences of the past, resilient local communities and his eventful childhood during the war years.
ساعي الخبز
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: Arabic. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Middle East, Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
ساعي الخبز هي قصة تتحدث عن طفل أسمه جمال، وهو صبي في الرابعة من عمره وكان المسؤول عن احضار الخبز اليومي في الحرب الخطيرة التي مزقت سوريا. باستخدام رسوم توضيحية بسيطة مثيرة للعاطفة، ساعي الخبز هي قصة كلاسيكية خالدة تصور شجاعة الأطفال الصغار الذين ينشأون في بيئات الحروب التي تهدد حياتهم اليومية بسبب التطرف الديني.
Immigrant Soldier: The Story of a Ritchie Boy
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 104,850. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Immigrant Soldier, The Story of a Ritchie Boy, combines a coming-of-age story with an immigrant tale and a World War II adventure. The hero evolves from a frustrated teenager, looking for a place to belong, into a confident US Army intelligence officer who struggles with hate and forgiveness.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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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.
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.
Some Mother's Son
Series: Adult Bible Stories, Book 7. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General
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
Lies From The Past: A Viet Nam Tale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011 by Penhall Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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.
Dragon Lady
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Istoria Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
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.
Hiram's Honor: Reliving Private Terman's Civil War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,240. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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.
Sangin - A Glance through Afghan Eyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.