Books tagged: 1944

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A Fatal Pickup
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 102,780. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On an October night in 1944 on the outskirts of London, a young soldier who had deserted from the US Army and his teenage partner hijacked a hire car and robbed and brutally murdered the unsuspecting driver. The case made headlines on both sides of the Atlantic. Edna Gammon has now pieced together the full story.
Ja, powstaniec. (Polish po polsku)
You set the price! Words: 11,770. Language: Polish. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Warszawa, koniec lata 1944 roku. Upadające powstanie. Na powierzchni, szaleją płomienie i spadają bomby, dlatego tylko zimny chłód kanałów daje jakiekolwiek szanse na przetrwanie. Władek, dowódca bezimiennego oddziału, za wszelką cenę stara się przeprowadzić swoich ludzi w bezpieczne okolice wolnego Śródmieścia. Jednak wróg, to nie tylko karabiny w górze, to też demony wewnątrz. Miasto ich osądzi.
Minor Incident
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,830. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
The eighty-eight year old author chose this period of time in her life to write a memoir that necessitated her going back sixty-eight years to an event in 1944, a happening that burned a hole in her consciousness. In doing so, a fantastic host of memories were uncovered, memories long forgotten. The author had a nearly fatal accident where she broke her back, in Woodstock, NY.
Liberation 1944-45
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Forced out of their home after it was ransacked and burned by occupying German forces, author Lini R. Grol and her family wandered the bombed-out Dutch countryside for weeks, sleeping in ditches, barns and basements as they waited for liberation. They faced danger at every turn. This is their story of hardship, courage and faith.
Romance at Sheppard Field 1944
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Vern Ludwick was born December 21, 1916 in Wyoming. His family eventually moved to California. He met the love of his life in 1944 at Sheppard Field in Wichita Falls, Texas, while serving as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Air Forces. He married the woman he fell in love with on December 8, 1944. This is the story of the beginning of the love between the young couple, Vern and LaFaye.
Private Svoboda
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the winter of 1944 a 14-year old Austrian boy and his 8th grade classmates are drafted into Hitler's army and sent directly to boot camp. Scared but excited the boys are soon taught to kill or be killed. On the frozen Russian front the boys are soon relieved of any notions of the romantic adventure and herioics of war as they face the brutal challenges to survive another day, another minute.
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.
Pouvez-pas faire la guerre à côté !
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 20. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: French. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Juin 1944. Sans prévenir, la guerre s'abat sur un petit coin de terre normande. Elle va bouleverser des habitudes immémoriales et la vie quotidienne de nombreux paysans. C'est la situation tragi-comique de l'un d'entre eux qui est ici relatée. Les personnes civiles ont été oubliée très longtemps de la mémoire du D-Day et de la bataille de Normandie. Juin 2014 sera l'occasion de leur rendre hommage
Omaha !
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 19. Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: French. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
2004. Un survivant d'Omaha la sanglante a décidé de revenir sur les lieux. Tout au long de sa vie, le vieil homme a cherché à comprendre pourquoi il était le seul survivant dans la barge qui l'avait amené sur la plage. Pourquoi lui !