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ΕΠΙΧΕΙΡΗΣΗ ΟΜΗΡΟΣ
Price: $6.70 USD. Words: 49,970. Language: Greek. Published: November 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Μάρτιος 1943. Το υποβρύχιο «Αλέξανδρος» με το ειδικά εκπαιδευμένο πλήρωμα του ξεκινάει το ταξίδι για την Ελλάδα για μία μυστική αποστολή. Ο στόχος είναι η εξόντωση 50 Ιταλών που έχουν ξεμείνει στην Ευρυτανία, εξακολουθούν να κατέχουν το μοναστήρι του Προυσού και ταλαιπωρούν τους κατοίκους της περιοχής. Όλα έχουν οργανωθεί με κάθε λεπτομέρεια, αλλά οι πιθανότητες επιτυχίας είναι λίγες.
Code Name Lily
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
"Code Name Lily" takes you on an unforgettable journey from Belgium, into France, and over the Pyrenees Mountains into Spain. An extremely clever and persuasive young Belgian nurse outsmarts the Nazis time and again, risking her life if she is caught, but protecting each of the 250 airmen she successfully aids to evade the Germans. Based on the true story of Micheline "Michou" Dumon-Ugeux.
Farmers Station The Booming Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A history of Farmers Station, Ohio as written by me a life long residence of said village. There are some surprising finds in this book as to actually property owners.
World War II Through My Father's Eyes: Photo Album of Donald Krasno, USAAF 4th Photo Technical Squadron, Italy 1944-1945
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Donald Krasno (1921–2005) served in World War II in the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) Fifteenth Air Force, 5th Photo Group Reconnaissance, 4th Photo Technical Squadron, as a Photo Laboratory Technician in Italy from 1944–1945. While in Italy, he took hundreds of photos and collected even more. This book features 175 photos selected from his album.
Have I Become My Father?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was living in Biloxi, MS, I started to see the similarities of growing up in a small town, and growing up in Brooklyn, a large Borough of one of the largest cities in the world, New York City. I finally realized that growing up on one block in Brownsville in the forties and fifties was like growing up in a small town somewhere in the United States, of course without all the grass.
Wild Roses and Prairie Needles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017 by Kurt Opprecht. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
True stories of life on a Montana farm in the 1940’s. Ellen Haugen Opprecht brings warmth and drama to remarkable events that were the fabric of her world on the banks of the Milk River with a family of six plus livestock, wildlife, trucks, tractors, fires, floods and the occasional snake.
The New Masters
Price: $1.99 USD. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Classics
The ordinary elementary school of Regal Street finds its dowdy headmistress, Mrs Johnstone, in extraordinary circumstances after weathering the travails of wartime England. Mrs Johnstone soon realises that the heralded new era of peacetime may not be as welcoming as it seems. Mrs Johnstone is like a cross between Mary Poppins and Margaret Thatcher.
The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
20th Century War and Misery. The suicide of Hitler’s niece, the assassinations of Malcolm X and Franz Ferdinand, the Battle of the Somme and Stalingrad, and the betrayal of Anne Frank – these are some of the stories you’ll find in Rupert Colley’s new collection of articles, The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century. Covering WWI, WW2, the Cold War, Soviet Union, Nazi Germany and much more.
The Russian Nurse
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Historical » General
In the tale's 1st pg. Violetta, a Russian Nurse, runs into a friend who says: “Life has lost its meaning for me. I'm going in this drugstore to buy sleeping pills to kill myself.” “What? You're going to kill yourself?” Violetta asks. “Yes, life has no value for me.” “Well, in that case, why not kill yourself like we do in Russia?” “How do you do it in Russia?" -Read & see the Russian way to do it.
The Children of the Valley
Price: Free! Words: 143,390. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » General
A dark secret from a forgotten chapter of WW2 ripples across the decades and leads to a dramatic finale high in the Swiss Alps. Part two of this trilogy stirs the ghosts that lie deep in the heart of the mountains and takes John Alexander on a personal journey into his past in a sweeping tale of love, loyalty, cause and effect.