Books tagged: wwii

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Unravelled
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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Unravelled tells the story of a child Holocaust survivor, Aliz, the lone remnant of her immediate family, who must travel alone to America to live with distant relatives she has never met--a deeply depressed aunt and a teenage daughter, Isabelle, longing to break free. Told conversely through the eyes of Aliz and Isabelle, it is a story of the lives war and genocide touch long after they are over
Wing and a Prayer
Series: The Thistle Series, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,330. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: February 13, 2014 by Ashberry Lane. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In a world torn apart by Hitler’s Luftwaffe and invading U-boats, Colonel Rob Savage, an American Army Air Forces commander, and Maggie, his Scots wife, struggle to realize their dreams.
Invicta Tales
Price: $1.10 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Kent is a county laden in history. Constantly fighting off the invader on land and sea, its Cinque Ports the backbone of the English navy. From Dover Castle to Chatham Dockyard, Kent's rich and diverse history makes it the perfect subject for a poetic history book. I start with the Roman invasion, an invasion that irrevocably changed the history of this unique white horse county.
The Lutheran Ladies Circle: Thanks for Leaving
Series: The Lutheran Ladies Circle, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Eccentric Aunt Ula ditches the Lutheran Ladies crowded car to National Convention for a train trip to her past. She’s collecting pieces of her life. Her story of “running away” at sixteen is molded by a deeply human cast of characters as she struggles to grow up under the cloud of WWII, strict nuns and the cussing pipe fitters. She soon discovers what’s “over and done” doesn’t always stay that way
The Germlords by Sebastian V. Pym
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 84,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It is theoretically possible to develop so-called ethnic-chemical weapons designed to exploit naturally occurring differences in vulnerability among specific, population groups. The Japanese have discovered too late that this is no longer a theory.
European Disposal Operations
Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Ticking Time Bomb. Between 1946 and 1990, on the order of 754,975 tons (over 1.5 billion pounds or 684 million kilograms) of chemical weapons were disposed in European waters. At least 21 European Nations are now potentially at risk because of the expected toxic effect on marine life and the food chain.
Marianne Hofmann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Marianne Jerke-Hofmann was born in May, 1917 in Berlin, Germany during the height of World War I. Perhaps her birth at such a tumultuous time, prior to the new birth of Berlin, played an important role in shaping her equally tumultuous personality. Marianne survived the First World War and struggled through the Second, even finding employment that benefitted the rise of the Third Reich.
Nightingale Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,230. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
On orders to rescue a nurse in German-occupied Belgium, will Lucky Luke find his way through a spider’s web of WWI intrigue?
Beyond the Battlefield: Stories from Gettysburg's Rich History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Beyond the Battlefield is a collection of 47 true stories and 56 photos that tell the history of Gettysburg and vicinity beyond the famous Civil War battle.
Battle Hymns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
1942: While her fiancé trains for the battlefront, Charlotte Donahue does her part by volunteering as a nurses' aide with the American Red Cross. Here she is drawn to a mysterious soldier, Lieutenant William Kendrick, whose jet was shot down in the skies over Germany. As Will's wounds begin to heal, he and Charlotte develop a friendship that will bind them together in ways they never imagined.