Books tagged: 1947

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The Coming of Winter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“You have some pieces of the puzzle, we have others. But we have little time...” On a cold October day in 1947, the first Secretary of Defense James Forrestal is astounded to see his Russian counterpart, Nikolai Bulganin, materialize in his office. The Soviet claims that his plea for assistance is critical to the survival of both of the world’s superpowers.
The Burton Agnes Disaster
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On an autumn day in 1947, a truck laden with German prisoners-of-war and their English guards approached a level crossing in a sleepy Yorkshire village. At the same moment, an express train was thundering towards the crossing. For some reason the soldier behind the wheel of the truck did not stop. The scene was set for a terrible tragedy.