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Joseph Herbert Kirkby – Battle of the Somme - 10th July 1916
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the battles in France, Lil is one of millions of women left trying to keep her home and family together. With eight children, and the War Office dragging their feet, she needs to think of something quickly. What further sacrifices will she need to make?
The First Christmas After the War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Christmas, 1945. The terrible years of war are finally over and millions of American solders, sailors, and airmen will be reunited with their families in time for this glorious holiday season. Join the Coleman family as the years of non-stop worrying and being apart from one another finally come to an end, and each one prepares for what lies ahead following: The First Christmas After the War
The First Christmas of the War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,860. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Great Depression years finally behind them, the entire Coleman family of Pittsburgh has been looking forward to this Christmas for almost the entire year. But December 7, 1941 changed everything. The Coleman family members are determined to make Christmas, 1941, the first Christmas of the war, a memorable one before their sons head off to war.
Poetic Justice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00)
Walter is born into an impoverished family in the N.E. of England, with a sickly mother and a feckless father but with huge ambitions. His intelligence, courage, good luck and lack of conscience provide him with the opportunities to achieve these ambitions with disastrous results for other people. The outbreak of WW1 gives him more opportunities but does his good luck hold out?
When Love Shaped Us
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Class Act Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A disloyal Air Corp mechanic, a spy seeking to steal U.S. Army uniforms, POWs, and a grieving father with a shotgun bring WWII into the middle of Chaz and Irene’s budding romance. How they meet these challenges shapes the rest of their lives.
The Battlefield: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00)
The Battlefield is a record of an event that took place, in a small coal mining village, towards the end of the Second World War. The place was New Silksworth, located in the Rural District of Sunderland, County Durham, England. At that time there were perhaps hundreds of these villages in the northern region of the United Kingdom and particularly in the county of Durham.
The Blackout 1939-45
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing contemporary newspaper reports and eyewitness accounts of what it was like to live through the Blackout during World War II
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
America's Last Real Home Front
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Recalling the men, women and kids who conducted America's World War II home front in the greatest mobilization program the world has ever known. Here's how they came from years behind to outproduce the Axis in everything from tanks to bombers, while putting up with higher taxes, shortages, rationing and nearby Uboats. The author also discusses what America must do to ever mobilize that way again
News on the Home Front
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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Set against a worldwide canvas that includes New York, Paris and Germany "News on the Home Front" tells the story of two women who have been friends since their childhood in West Lake, Maryland. The world war has torn apart their lives leaving each trying to find a way to put it back together. It's been a difficult few years with rationing and shortages starting to take their toll.