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Once Upon A Tee: A Golf Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Historical » USA
This stirring tale of survival and hope chronicles the journey of two friends from the horrors of World War II to a quest for athletic mastery. Boudreaux and Johnny try to overcome their post-war bitterness with the help of new friends and an antique golf club. Did golf save them, or did they save golf?
Dillinger Waitflaker: The Mind Is A Dangerous Weapon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,590. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016 by Writers AMuse Me. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Dillinger Waitflaker allows his mind to roam free in order to survive the torture as a POW at the Hanoi Hilton in Vietnam, then tries to adjust to life as a beat cop in Los Angeles, where his demons continue to haunt him.
Roger Hilton Artist Letters From Prison Camp 1942 - 1944
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » War
Roger Hilton was a Commando and was captured at Dieppe in 1942. He became a leading British exponent of modern art, representing his country at the Venice Biennale and being made CBE. Beneath the cheeriness the letters show how an out of the common man wrestles with the common misfortune of being a prisoner of war.
Heroic Survivor An Incredible Story of Survival in the World War II Pacific Theater
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of the experiences of Captain Lowell E Pursell USAF (Retired) as he joined the Army Air Corps and was assigned to the 19th Bombardment Bomber Group stationed in the Philippine Islands at the start of World War II.
A Historical Analysis of United States Prisoner of War (POW) / Missing in Action (MIA) Repatriation and Remains Recovery - World War II, Korea, Vietnam Wars, Philip Corso, Eisenhower, Le Duc Tho
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,420. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study investigates the historical record concerning the repatriation of American service members and the recovery of remains during World War II, Korea, and the Vietnam War.
I Did It My Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Scrivener Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captured in the early days of WWII, Corporal Wally Hill made thirteen escape attempts while in German POW camps before finally making his long way home. Wally's life story exemplifies the grit and determination of his generation and his strong hold on hope.
Comic Pow Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016 by L H. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Comic Pow Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 5" X 5" Includes Cross Stitch Tips
The Great Escapes of World War I - True Escape Stories of Prisoners of War From WWI
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The principal countries that would go on to comprise both the Triple Entente (France, Russia and the United Kingdom), and the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy) in World War I, signed this document, and so were bound by international law to abide by it.
Where Empires Fear to Tread
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,060. Language: American English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
One of the government's most promising operatives has gone rogue, and all because of a misplaced Human. To save the world, Chegg Jaigg must break the rules he’s always lived by. But even that may not be enough, as an elusive figure called Fletcher interferes nearly every time he makes a move.
It Happened to Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These stories are primarily about 4th Anti-Tankers and their service in WWII to defend Australia against invasion by the Japanese in Malaya and Darwin. It's for relatives and friends and other POWs who either died in captivity or who didn't talk about their experiences very much. And also for people who would like to know what life was really like in those long tedious years of war and internment.