Books tagged: prisoner of war

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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?
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.
His Life Worth Living
Series: Memoirs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Every adversity carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. ≈ Napoleon Hill ≈ Courage, determination, independence are some of the words to describe George Burtenshaw. His passing, aged one hundred and two years and a half truly showed inspiration with such self-determination, willpower and a ‘what he wanted attitude’ combined with a deep love for his huge family. Born in 1911
Jesse's Seed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,250. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015 by apgroup. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Christian » Historical
It's autumn, 1941. The Nazis have fired on the USS Greer; London is ablaze, and the streets of Leningrad are red with blood. Still, David Dremmer is content to work his father's ranch and dream of his best friend's wife. When the United States finally enters the war, David escapes his father's disappointment and a loveless marriage by enlisting in the Air Corps. His choice proves fateful.
Telegram
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,420. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It’s 1944. Sauli Berglund watches from the edge of his property as ninety-six German POWs arrive at a work camp on Big Bear Lake. These young German soldiers, so full of life, so healthy, so very safe. And they would remain so. He watched them dodge no bullets. He watched them wipe no blood from their hands. He watched the tears they wouldn’t shed for the friends who wouldn’t die in their arms.
Destitution Intensified: Germany afer World War II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
‘Destitution Intensified’ graphically portrays the worst and the best of human nature, of people coming to terms in a country totally devastated by war.
Diary of a Prisoner in World War I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
An authentic diary of Josef Sramek, a Czech soldier drafted to the Hungaro-Austrian army to fight from the beginning of World War 1. He was captured by the enemy, lived through death marches and concentration camps in Serbia, Albania, Italy, and France before finally returning home to resume his life. The diary is published by his grandson Tomas Svoboda.
In the Wake of War - The imprisonment of soldiers and seamen taken in the Napoleonic and American wars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Durpey-Allen Publishing Ltd Patrick G. Allen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In the history of war the part of the individual is subsumed in the movement of hostile forces, while the plight of the prisoner of war – the individual removed and neutralised – is quite forgotten. In this book Tessa West reminds us that for the prisoner the struggle is not over. Drawing upon accounts from the long wars with France that occupied the years between 1793 and 1815...
Hiram's Hope: The Return of Isaiah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Inspirational
Following in the footsteps of Hiram’s Honor, one of Online College’s Best Books for Studying the Civil War, Hiram's Hope: The Return of Isaiah tells how Isaiah, left for dead at Andersonville, survives only to board the ill-fated, over-loaded steamer Sultana. Max Terman weaves a riveting story about this tragedy, the Lincoln Funeral Train, a woman left at Andersonville, and a veteran’s struggle.
"But Sir"
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is the autobiography of Mervyn Alexander McRae, Australian, born 27th November, 1914. The book describes his early life as one of fourteen children, as a young man establishing a farm under very difficult conditions, joining the army and as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War 11. After that terrible ordeal, he became a soldier settler and raised his own family on his own farm.