Books tagged: german history

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River's Requiem
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,180. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
River's Requiem traces the lives of several families in the fictional German town of Roemershagen from World War I through the end of World War II. Two wars and hard times--even starvation--forever changed the town's families and this novel tells how they adapted--some by holding true to their sense of morality and fair play and others by choosing a course built on dishonesty and greed.
The Stasi File - Opera and Espionage: A Deadly Combination
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,750. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
An American lawyer and his Italian lover from Berlin student days, now a budding opera diva, are drawn into an assassination plot by a Stasi General, desperate to prevent the collapse of the East German police state after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Irma Grese Angel Of Death At Bergen-Belsen And Oswiecim Concentration Camps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Military
Irma Grese was an abominable woman who looked like she might have been a fashion model. Born in 1923 she attended school until she found employment in agriculture for a time. Unable to succeed as a nurse, she was sent to Auschwitz and later to Bergen-Belsen and Oswiecim Concentration Camps. That a woman so young could be so diabolical is truly incredible! I have recounted her crimes in my e-book.
Brigitte Helm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Brigitte Helm was a mercurial actress. Convicted by a Third Reich court of running over an elderly woman in her auto, Brigitte's career began after her mother sent her photo to the wife of German film director Fritz Lang. Versatile and reclusive she married a German industrialist. Brigitte refused most requests for interviews in her later years. I have researched my e-book using vintage newspapers
Aller Tage Morgen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,930. Language: German. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Die römische Armee erobert Germanien. Armin und Finn, Söhne eines mächtigen Fürsten, werden als Geiseln nach Rom verschleppt. Als die Herrschaft Roms immer grausamer wird, muss Armin sich endgültig für eine Seite entscheiden. Aber er kann die Römer nur angreifen, wenn er Varus und seine eigenen Ideale verrät - und gegen seinen eigenen Bruder kämpft.
Will The Real Albert Speer Please Stand Up? The Many Faces of Hitler’s Architect
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the years since the Nuremberg trial, biographers have been fascinated with the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's architect and the man rumoured to replace him. This short book looks at the events leading up to the Nuremberg trial, and the trial itself, to understand the man behind the enigma.
Culture Briefing: Germany - Your guide to German culture and customs
Series: Culture Briefings. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Culture Briefing: Germany provides current, in-depth information found in no other single publication to help you understand the German way of life. You'll discover their culture, customs, family life, arts, history, politics. leisure activities and more. Whether visiting Germany, working on a class paper or doing business with the Germans, Culture Briefing: Germany will be an invaluable resource.
Letters To America From Communist East Germany
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am publishing some of the texts of letters and cards I received from an East German finance student in the years from 1984-1991. As far as I know "Dana" is now living in Berlin, married since 1989. Her letters show a brightness and curiosity about life and culture. A child of socialism, she was deeply curious about life in capitalist America. Yet she felt a duty to produce a child for the state
Timeline Repair: Attack on America
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
This work is the first in a series that rationalizes the historical detritus resulting from timeline tampering and necessarily imperfect repairs. Three such episodes are described: "Benedict Arnold and the Second Revolutionary War;" "King George and the German Empire; and "Richelieu, the Huguenots and New France."
The Fairytale Keeper Part One
Price: Free! Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
A fever claimed Adelaide’s mother just like a thousand others in Cologne where the dead are dumped in a pit outside the city walls. In an effort to save her mother’s soul, Adelaide’s father obtains a funeral for his wife by bribing a priest, Father Soren. An atrocity at the funeral drives Adelaide toward vengeance, but avenging the mother she lost may cost Adelaide everything she has left.