Books tagged: 1940

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Back To My Beginnings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,480. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Snakes under beds. "Whippings" for bad behaviour. Uneaten meals re-presented at every mealtime until finished. Presents that mysteriously disappear after a day or two, never to be seen again. Is this the stuff of nightmares or the real thing? As a Home Girl or, as labelled by their fellow school pupils, a Dirty Smelly Home Girl, Paddy learns to stand up for what she wants in life.
Death In Godshill
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A 61-year-old farmer Frank Cave was found dead, seemingly killed with his own shotgun on a quiet farm on the Isle of Wight, early one morning in October 1940. After a police investigation, the woman who was Frank's young housekeeper, Mabel Attrill, was charged with his murder. After many twists and turns, the trial reached an unexpected conclusion.
Blooming Time: A Where is Now Story
Series: A Where is Now Story. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,220. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Amy had always been dedicated to her job as a biochemist at BioTime Labs. It was the kind of work one could get dedicated to – saving the world, or least, curing diseases that afflicted the people of her time, in 2066. The plants whose chemical composition could provide such remedies are now extinct so one had to travel though time. Amy was not supposed to be one of the first time travelers.
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
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
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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 and 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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.
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 and 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.
Crimes in the Key of Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nobody cares who killed a down-on-his-luck piano player...except his brother, who happens to work for the crimefighting detective Sister Mayhem. Tearing up the underworld with her network of operatives--the Order of No Mercy--Sister Mayhem pulls out all the stops to solve the case and catch the killer, unless she becomes the next victim first. Don't miss this thrill-a-minute pulp crime saga.
Ole and Nelse, those swedish brothers
Price: $2.13 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These two wild & crazy emigrant/immigrant brothers are learning that things are never as easy as they think they should be. These light hearted stories from 1930's to 1960's. They are funny poem-stories worded in old swedish slang, about life back then and including a political viewpoint poem about the war in Viet Nam.