Books tagged: world war ii

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Jacob's Courage: A Holocaust Love Story
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 288,920. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Jacob's Courage is a tender coming of age love story of two young adults during the Holocaust. This historical novel explores the dazzling beauty of passionate love and enduring bravery in a lurid world where the innocent are murdered. From despair, to unforgettable moments of chaste beauty, Jacob’s Courage examines a constellation of emotions during a time of incomprehensible brutality.
A View From My Window - 15 Sermons of Hope and Assurance
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,920. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
For over 40 years, Dr. Stanley’s preaching has attempted to move a complex, sophisticated community beyond the 'kindergarten' Christianity of its childhood to a powerful, relevant gospel that reconciles their complex lives while affirming the simple truth that in spite of all of our shortcomings, we are all God's beloved children. This volume illuminates his life and ministry.
The War Journal of Lila Smith
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,530. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This book is based on a true story of the invasion and subsequent occupation of the Island of Attu by the Japanese during WW2. This action was followed by the removal of the occupants of Attu to another island near Japan.
The Old Lady of the Lake - Stories from the Obey River Valley
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A charming collection of fictional stories based on local folklore of the Obey River Valley, Clay County, TN. The names of all the locations are historically correct, as are the overviews of the local history surrounding the area but by and large, the main characters are fiction. If you are a historian or a genealogist, don’t look here unless you are bored on a rainy day!
Who Stole the Train?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This short, nonfiction semi-biographical story from WWII tells of an Army Officer and five enlisted men racing the Russians to capture a Japanese experimental laser cannon. The weapon is located on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Japan. Read this entertaining account to find out who ultimately won the race and the extremes they went to in order to complete their mission!
Like a Man
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,220. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Czech paratroopers make a night-drop into their Nazi-occupied homeland during WW II. Their objective? To kill the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany. They accomplish their mission against insurmountable odds, then seek safety in the catacombs of an ancient church. When confronted by an entire SS regiment, their chances of escape are slim to none.
Buttermilk Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1944, fifteen-year-old farm boy George Cooper goes on a Texas-sized mystical journey to find his father, lost in the Second World War.
A Terrorist's Mirror
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A non-fiction story of a Chief Warrant Officer of the US Army taking his wife on a trip through a free fire zone in Vietnam to act as bait for an ambush. The success of the trap depended upon complete secrecy, and needed to appear logical and genuine to the North Vietnamese. Find out how they pulled it off.
The Invincible Alice
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You set the price! Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Alice L. Walters Wallace is a Florida-raised, privileged, educated and lovely young woman in 1940. Yet, for the next 69 years she endured numerous personal illnesses, family deaths and four different husbands within a few years. In spite of the problems she managed to live life to its fullest; whether being a pilot, model, businesswoman or nurse, she attempted it and achieved success at them all.
Forcing the Hand of God
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,320. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009 by Danforth Book Distribution. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A World War II Fighter Pilot Wagers Love, Family and Honor For those who love history, family, and honor, Forcing the Hand of God is engaging from the first page to the last. Author Jacquie Ream does an amazing job of intertwining love, longing, and family complexities into a compelling tale of a military fighter pilot and the internal decisions he must make for himself and others.