Books tagged: wartime memories

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When Times Were Bad: Those Good Old Days
Price: $6.62 USD. Words: 39,650. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Fishcake Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Granddad rarely had anything interesting to say these days. This was until he stumbled onto the subject of his youth growing up in a Yorkshire town during the Second World War. Suddenly, his world was alive with reminiscences of the past, resilient local communities and his eventful childhood during the war years.
Murder at the Care Home
Series: The Inspector Sheehan Mysteries ยท The Crimson Shorts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Elderly Wilhelm Huntzinger lies dead beside his wheelchair. Inspector Jim Sheehan must discover who among the residents of the Woodlands Care Home released the brake to send him plunging to his death: but does the answer lie in the German ex-officer's wartime history, or is it to be found nearer to home?
My Dawn
Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,310. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Some of us have that special person we are connected to long before we arrive in this world. Some of us have that special person we are connected to long after everyone else has forgotten them. This story is about such a person, my Dawn. The one I will always miss seeing standing on our porch and waiting for me to come back to Sarajevo, to come back home.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
An autobiographical memoir of service in the Rangers and First Special Service Force a/k/a "The Devils Brigade" in World War II. A link to a private photo collection from WWII is included.
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.
Dragon Lady
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Istoria Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
An evocative tale of the early days of the Vietnam War, reminiscent of Catch 22… Funny and heartbreaking, Dragon Lady seamlessly shifts from Saigon in 1965 to the present day and beyond as the narrator tells the story of his obsession with a Vietnamese girl named Mai, his increasing unease with the U.S's involvement in Vietnam, and his reflections on his own life since his tour in Saigon.
Sangin - A Glance through Afghan Eyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The British Army handed over responsibility for Sangin District to US Marines in late 2010. Set in the heart of Afghanistan's Helmand Province, UK forces left that troubled town after four bloody years fighting against a determined and ruthless insurgent threat. This is the story of Sangin as it was in the summer of 2009, told from a foreigner's perspective, but seen through Afghan Eyes.
The Battlefield
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Billy rubbed his hand along the smooth woodwork of the rifle slung over his shoulder. “Do you think we’ll get to fight at last.” For most of the new men their greatest fear had always been that the fighting would finish before they had their chance to join in.
A Packhorse Called Rachel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,710. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
A story of courage, fear and defiance based on the authors own experience. A Pack Horse Called Rachel is the remarkable tale of a girl of twenty, daughter of a Jewish father, caught in the extraordinarily brutal world of France in 1944. Rachel moves through the pages of the book with her faithful dog Nourse, as her work with the Maquis based in the Auvergne takes her perilously close to danger.
A Childs War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General
In the 1940 London blitz, George Ryland, a skilled engineer, and his wife Edna lose the style of life it took them years of struggle to obtain when they are bombed out of the house they own in a pleasant suburb. The nostalgic story of their small son Alex is set in the apparent calm of Oxford. Alex reacts with a mixture of hope and anxiety coloured by a selfpreserving humour ....