Books tagged: b17

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Their Finest Hour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,310. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
World War II – Growing international tension leads to the most destructive war in history. Poignant tales from Germany’s shores to America’s Home Front A World War II anthology by Cynthia Breeding, Leanne Burroughs, Polly McCrillis, and Holmes Brannon
Catalyst
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,820. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Captain Griff Avery of the OSS discovers a spy among his ranks and all the evidence is pointing to the woman he loves as that spy. While trying to ferret out the traitor, he uncovers a plot by a rogue Nazi General to bomb New York. Under suspicion himself, with the help of a B-17 crew and a group of reckless fighter pilots, Avery wages his own war in a race against time to
Ray and Ami
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
World War II was one of the most momentous periods in the history of the world. All Americans were deeply affected by the war, and each individual played his or her part in the effort to secure victory against Fascist tyranny. Charles “Ray” Woodworth and Amaryllis Rogers were two ordinary Americans caught up in the maelstrom of war, and this true story chronicles their experiences.
To Elsie With Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
On their 49th anniversary, Elsie asked Wes to write the story of their marriage for her. The memoir that he wrote takes the reader on a journey from college days at the University of Oregon through WWII and into the years Wes & Elsie spent building a family together, bolstering their community, and exploring spirituality.
Combat Crew
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,050. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Combat Crew is one of the best memoirs about the air war over Europe ever written. John Comer kept a journal of the 25 missions he flew in 1943 when the casualty rate on his base was close to 80%. After each raid Comer gathered the crew together and pieced together the air battle from a 360-degree perspective. His book is handwritten history, recorded within hours after the battles occured.
Fallen Hero
Price: Free! Words: 450. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Everything in the prisoner of war camp is not what it seems. What really happens in the camp isn't clear to everyone. A horrific story about perception.
Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W. is a compilation of the memories of Sergeant Charles Palmer Beasley. It chronicles his life from youth in the hills of Crawford County, Indiana to the Civilian Conservation Corps to the Army Air Corps and as a prisoner of war at the Keifheide (Stalag Luft IV) P.O.W. camp in Germany.
We Can Do It! A Rosie the Riveter Story, a Biography of my Mom.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is one woman's story about what it was like to grow up during the World War II era, retold by her son, Mr. G Sagmiller. Read what it was like working as a schoolteacher in a one-room schoolhouse or as a real-life "Rosie the Riveter". This story is rich with history, and really shows how much times have changed.
We Came to Fight a War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
So, you want to know what it feels like on a bomb run in an unpressurized B-17 aircraft at 28,000 feet—40, 50, 60 degrees below zero, knowing that at any millisecond jagged pieces of razor sharp shrapnel can rip through your body. And if you have to jump, it is a little high. As B-17 Pilot, Bill Flynn, used to say, “Don’t worry about the ones you can see. Worry about the ones you can't."