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Under Leaden Skies
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 47,340. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
1939. The arrival of war prompts 'Teddy' Garston to confess his love to childhood friend Huw Roberts. Separated by duty - Teddy piloting Sunderlands for the RAF and Huw working in a Welsh coal mine - their relationship is frustrated by secrecy, distance, stress. When Teddy returns to Britain, can he find a way to provide for everyone he loves, and build a family from the ashes of wartime grief?
EL Joven Hitler 5 (La Segunda Guerra Mundial, Año 1939)
Series: HITLER SERIES, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 76,660. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
La ficción histórica que nos muestra no solo las batallas sino la vida privada de Hitler y de sus generales o las luchas de poder dentro del propio partido nazi.
Commando
Series: Combined Operations, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s 1940 and the British Expeditionary Force is caught ill prepared for the onslaught of the German Blitzkrieg and its deadly panzers. Caught in the desperate retreat to Dunkirk, Tom Harsker, son of a World War 1 ace, discovers he is a natural soldier. Escaping to England and with complete disaster narrowly averted, Tom is selected to join the newly formed Commandos.
C-Cameron: Donald Cameron's Memoirs of World War II in Bomber Command
Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In 1939, Britain declared war on Germany, and a young Canadian working at the experimental gardens in Craibstone, Scotland, voluntarily enlisted in the Royal Air Force. These are the memoirs of my late grandfather, Don Cameron, Lancaster bomber pilot with RAF Squadron 115 based at Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England. They cover his training, his active service, and his later flying with BOAC.
Tschi Lai - Erhebet Euch!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: German. Published: October 31, 2013 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Erlebnisse eines Arztes in China und Burma 1939–45 (Neuauflage der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1947). Von 1939 bis zum Kriegsende 1945 versah der Wiener Arzt Walter Freudmann im chinesisch-japanischen Krieg Dienst für Chinas Rotes Kreuz bei der chinesischen Regierungsarmee. Nach seiner Rückkehr verfasste er über seine Erlebnisse in China und Burma diesen Bericht.
Blood and Blitzkrieg
Series: Joe Dean. Price: Free! Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Set in France and Belgium in World War II, 'Blood and Blitzkrieg' tells the harrowing story of Joe Dean, a young Australian lieutenant, as he discovers love, fear and hatred in the cauldron of the German invasion of 1940.
From Roaring Hate to Ramrod Straight A Journey from Hitler’s Germany to the US Marine Corps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 202,210. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This story tracks the life of an immigrant German Jew who was able to escape the clutches of Nazi Germany, fleeing Berlin, with his family in 1939, shortly after the horrific events of “Kristallnacht” when the Nazi Party in Germany finally showed its’ true colors. Left without a country and nowhere to go, the family manages to get to Genoa where transportation to Ecuador is arranged.
Qi lái! - Arise!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Translated from German - available in English 1st time! From 1939 till the end of the war in 1945 the Viennese doctor Walter Freudmann served with the Chinese Red Cross on the side of the Chinese government forces in the Sino-Japanese war. After his return he wrote a report about his adventures in China and Burma which was published in 1947 by Neue Zeit publishing house in Linz, Austria.
Shell Shocked Isabel Shrapnel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by Storytellers. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Historical » General
The year is 1939, the place: a secret wing of a military hospital. A young girl invokes the ghost of a horribly maimed Great War veteran... or is he invoking her? They are both "shell shocked", their mind, memories and sanity torn to fragments, twisted and sharp like shrapnel. The first part of this invocation is a monologue, the second part a duologue. Based upon a true story.
WWII 1939 Polish Bomber PZL 37 “LOS”
Price: $11.49 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
PZL 37 “LOS” (Moose) was the most modern aircraft as part of the Polish Air Force during the German invasion in September 1939.