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Another Yin Oan a Wan Way Tickut
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 131,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is Brian Brown's personal diary of his rise from Belisha Boy signalman up to the giddy heights of 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Corps of Signals between 1939 until 1945 and includes 31/2 years as a Prisoner of War after being ordered by CIC Percival to surrender to the Japanese at the fall of Singapore on 15th February 1942.
The Irreversible Life of Mann
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,780. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ripe with irony, humor and realism, Odell Myer’s novel of young men called away to war simultaneously grips and embraces readers. Drawn into the narrative, readers soar and triumph—and crash and burn with the characters. His story has an astonishing ability to transport his listeners back to that period of time when very young people, through sacrifice and heroism, set the future course of history
Letters from Stalag VIIIB
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Jo Harrison - Author Assistant. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In March 2011 my father Arthur Charles Evans CBE, author of Sojourn in Silesia, reached the end of his long and successful life just short of his 95th birthday. Here in France I was left with copies of his letters written from Stalag VIIIb during his 5 years as a POW.
Vietnam POW Sourcebook: The Long Road Home, U.S. Prisoner of War Policy and Planning and Honor Bound, The History of American Prisoners of War in Southeast Asia, 1961-1973
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 560,210. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two major histories of American prisoners of war (POWs) captured during the Vietnam War are contained in this unique ebook sourcebook, providing an unprecedented reference on this vital subject.
The Long Road Home: U.S. Prisoner of War Policy and Planning In Southeast Asia - Vietnam, Ross Perot, John McCain, Jane Fonda, Borman Mission, Raids, PW/MIA Family Assistance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 265,610. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This history of Washington's role in shaping prisoner of war policy during the Vietnam War reveals the difficult, often emotional, and vexing nature of a problem that engaged the attention of the highest officials of the U.S. government, including the president.
The Sight of You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A short story selection from Dancing in Combat Boots. A World War II mother steels herself for a reunion with the prisoner-of-war husband she hasn't seen in four years.
Hidden Changes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
For two months, Lacey DeWitt has been stuck in the Casino. After being on the run for assaulting a boot, she was captured and has been relegated to the boogeyland of dystopian America. But if it's so bad, then why is everyone happy to be there? With a new group of friends Lacey strives to find the answer, but unearths only more questions and surprisingly, a new attitude.
On the Road from Burns
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
On The Road from Burns brings to life a still remote part of the American west. In sixteen stories dating from 1853 to 2037 Haynes presents pioneers, Indians, scoundrels, lumberjack daughters, and even aliens who love to ride horses. A wild ride with a master storyteller.
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Cockpit with Bob Hoover is the second volume in a series of short biographies regarding notable pilots. After spending 15 months as a POW in WWII, Hoover served as Yeager's backup pilot on the X-1 project. He later became a test pilot and a legendary aerobatic pilot who flew popular demonstrations in aircraft including a Shrike Commander and P-51.
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager is the first volume in Passion for Flight, a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots who inspire young and old alike to take to the skies. Brig. Gen. Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier, on Oct. 14, 1947.