Inspiring stories from civilians impacted by World War II.This collection of stories from World War II gives first-person accounts about the bombing of Hiroshima, the London Blitz, refugees fleeing invading Russian armies, living under Nazi occupation, life in wartime Germany, Japanese American internment and more. The narrators are your friends and neighbors from Colorado's Front Range.
Published: September 25, 2012.
Nonfiction » History » War
World War II was one of the most momentous periods in the history of the world. All Americans were deeply affected by the war, and each individual played his or her part in the effort to secure victory against Fascist tyranny. Charles “Ray” Woodworth and Amaryllis Rogers were two ordinary Americans caught up in the maelstrom of war, and this true story chronicles their experiences.
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two.
This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
The story of a young woman struggling to find happiness and love in the ruins of post-World War II Poland and West Germany, and her eventual move to the United States. Follow Irma as she encounters jerks, spies, abusive husbands, Russian gentlemen, KGB agents, band leaders, cheapskates and true friends.
This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.
This book tells the experiences of Harold Scott (Scotty) as a tailgunner on a B17. He tells of his injury and capture by the Germans and life as a POW in a concentration camp. He also tells of the struggle to survive on a death march that took him across Germany.
This book was made from a talk Harold Scott gave his family many years after the war ended. It is all true as he remembered it.