Books tagged: wwii

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UK Fixed-Wing Naval Aviation since 1912
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book complements RN Aircraft Carriers. From early RNAS flimsy seaplanes and floatplanes to the first FAA monoplanes,to the powerful WW II American fighters supplied LL operated in the Pacific. The FAA 'blooding' the Hellcat before the USN or USMC. WW II Corsair flying training in the US. Supermarine Seafire 'ops' in the Far East. The jets and Korean, Sea Harrier the Falklands, JHF 2006 end.
Bouncing High Above the World
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Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
On a rainy day which had canceled out a glider training flight, the time was spent investigating an odd rectangle in the desert vegetation off the edge of an old runway. What they found there brought memories of WWII-era tale that enlivened nights around the campfire at the ranch long ago.
The Nursing Home Fugitive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,910. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
WWII veteran Clive Parisi lives moment-to-moment. A stroke took away his ability to remember. He runs away from the nursing home and embarks on the best journey of his life. A cast of weird, wonderful, disabled characters help him adapt. He takes up painting as a way to communicate and proves that, despite overwhelming obstacles, he can still decide what becomes of him.
Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This book tells the story of a nominally Jewish Belgian family who spent more than four years during the Second World War as refugees in the south of France. The narrator was five years old when the family left Brussels and ten when they returned. At first, the family lived openly in a rented farm, supporting themselves as farmers. But they eventually had to go into hiding and were sheltered...
祖父の従軍日記
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You set the price! Words: 270. Language: Japanese. Published: November 15, 2010 by ePubs.jp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
「七月六日名誉ある赤紙に接し男子の本懐是れに過ぐるものなしぞ。・・・」 それまで単なる一市民だった祖父は、開戦直前の昭和十六年に召集され、陸軍歩兵として戦地に赴きました。 一兵士の日々を綴った日記です。
Back to College after the War
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of a World War II veteran and publishing industry professional (and founder of Worthy Shorts). A story of the colorful urban ethnic street and campus life of the depression and war-time era in New York City, and of a multicultural experience of military and college life that began the rapid dismantling of the invisible discriminatory barriers.
The Last Blitzkrieg
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,730. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Russians are at the gates of Berlin. The war is won. Or is it? Even as the Red Army deals Nazi Germany its death blow, Hauptmann Träger, reluctant hero of the Reich, is working his way to the heart of Moscow with the last of Germany’s wonder weapons. The Last Blitzkrieg is a fast-paced thriller woven around real people and actual historical events sometimes more surprising than fiction.
Mike Is Not the Enemy, He’s My Friend
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A short story for teens and young adults: As an old man listens to his granddaughter talk about her Muslim girlfriend, he remembers his friendship with a Japanese boy, and how the events of WWII changed it all.
The Jekyll Island Enigma
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,690. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Nazi dreams of conquest plus the greed of a Russian-American industrialist profiteer, partnered to swap munitions for gold at Jekyll Island, weeks before Pearl Harbor propelled the US into WWII. It could have worked except “Murphy's Law”, a crop-duster, a Redneck poacher, a society dame, Club staff and a Royal Navy hero joined forces to thwart the best laid plans of the “Master Race”.
No Apologies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
After high school, Donnie and Jack enlisted in the Navy and were assigned to the same company before being stationed on the U.S.S. Oklahoma together. One night on leave, Donnie crosses an almost imperceptible line between friendship and something more. But Japanese bombers have their sights trained on Pearl Harbor and Donnie may not get a chance to apologize.