Books tagged: world war i

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The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta & Claribel Cone
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
For four and a half decades, Etta and Claribel Cone roamed artists' studios and art galleries in Europe, building one of the largest, most important art collections in the world. In 1949, they awarded all their holdings to the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 2002, that collection was valued at nearly $1 billion, making them two of the most philanthropic art collectors of our age. This is their story.
I Am Remembering
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,650. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
What do missing members of the Romanov family—supposedly executed in 1918—have to do with Imperial Russian treasures looted by the Nazis in 1943? And who is stealing those treasures from the Nazis now? “I am remembering the past.” - Written to a friend from Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia, 1917, three months after Tsar Nicholas’s abdication
Treason: The Violation of Trust
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 86,480. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"Treason" is about first settlers in colonial North America. They were Puritans in the 17th Century, Quakers in the 18th Century, in the Loyalist Diaspora to Shelburne, Nova Scotia after the American Revolution, and Canadian soldiers in the trenches of World War I. It is about their life and times, of the politic individuals who held sway, and the cause and effect of their use and abuse of power.
I Saw Them Die: Diary and Recollections of Shirley Millard
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An unprepared nurse from the U.S. volunteering in World War I France shares her diary and reflections of the horrific, poignant events of 1918. And in the process reveals more about the fascinating people and times, and especially herself, than she apparently realized writing it. Presented to modern readers--expanded and introduced with a new Foreword--by Prof. Elizabeth Townsend Gard of Tulane.
Hitler, Triumphant
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Price: Free! Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
What if Hitler had won? It is with trepidation, but grave interest, that I dare to venture into what may have been if this man had achieved his goals. So follow my descent into the abyss of what could have been if that goddess Fate had remained by Hitler's side until the end.
A Miracle in Shreveport
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Series: The All Nations Team. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"We were lucky to make it out of Shreveport alive on that early spring day in 1917." A story of the first truly integrated baseball team, decades before Jackie Robinson, set during the early years of World War I. Magic, miracles, and more... Part of the historical baseball novel, The All Nations Team (also an ebook).
Wipers: A Soldier's Tale From the Great War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 134,660. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Thousands of casualties. Every day. For four years. That was reality for the Allies defending the city of Ypres, Belgium, during World War One. The soldiers didn't know how to pronounce "Ypres" (EE-pruh), so they called the killing grounds "Wipers." "Wipers: A Soldier's Tale From the Great War," tells the story of an English coal miner-turned-soldier and his struggle to live amidst death.
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 Counterfeit Consul
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A sabotage operation by French intelligence in 1916 New York City turns deadly when the German Secret Service learns of the plot.
Norbury's Confession
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,480. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"Norbury's Confession" is a historical fiction novel spanning the twentieth century, showing how the lives of the wealthy, patrician Norbury family of New York crosses paths with the Lambies, a hard working farm family from Minnesota. Set against the rise and fall of the asbestos industry in America, the story asks the question; "is it still murder if the only weapon used is a lie?