Books tagged: world war 2

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Joint by Design: The Western Desert Campaign – World War II Allied Victory in North Africa Against the Desert Fox Rommel, Battle at El Alamein, Role of the Army Air Force, Attacking Enemy as a System
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,530. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the Second World War, the Allied Forces were victorious in the Western Desert Campaign not because of heroic individual leadership, but because improvements in command relationships, basing, and resource allocation enabled them to fight effectively as a joint and coalition force.
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian Immigrant Searches for his Roots
Pre-release—available March 9, 2017. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
Fighting the Big War with the Small Hammer: Operational Planning for the Medium Force – Case Studies and Tempo Analysis of World War II German Army Battle of Mortain, Defeat at Argentan-Falaise Gap
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph addresses the elements of operational art that are most critical during medium versus heavy operations. Section one uses an aggregate caliber calculation to compare US and German divisional combat power. Sections two and three analyze the American defense at Mortain and the Allied defeat of two German armies.
Place Of Skulls
Pre-release—available May 8, 2017. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,590. Language: English. Published by Y&R Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A man with no known past and no name has been dispatched to the deserts, ghost towns, and underbelly of drug-infested Mexico to uncover a secret that could forever change the scope and teachings of Christianity. In Ambrose Lincoln’s quest to find the answers, he becomes involved in a rogue plot to invade Mexico and wage an unholy war on drugs, financed by operatives working for Hitler’s German.
Sword Beach
Series: Combined Operations. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,380. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
D-Day is approaching and the Commandos are needed not only to attack the Atlantic all but to discover what will be waiting for them when they do attack. Based on actual battlefield detail this is a fast moving novel which culminates in the attack on Sword Beach in 1944.
Katarina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,280. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Katarina was born in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania to a school professor and a secretary. She has one sibling, a younger sister. Growing up in the height of the Ceaucescu regime was difficult. Though her parents, Ekrem and Nina, were educated and clever with what little salary they received, it was a struggle to obtain the basic necessities of life when Ceaucescu exported most of them.
The Clockwork Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
On the battlefields of France at the height of the Second World War, sœur Salomé struggles to save the American soldiers who have come to fight for her homeland. The German forces press ever closer, though, and Salomé can help only a very few of the men who need her. When David Webber crosses her path, Salomé finds herself drawn towards the handsome, young soldier in spite of her vows.
Letter from a Stranger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017 by Luminosity Publishing LLP. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
A letter from a stranger is meant to boost the morale of front-line troops. For one soldier romance blissfully awaits… At the outbreak of the Second World War, in Britain, women were encouraged to write letters to the men on the front line. For Jean White this would lead to a friendship with Bill Brooks, an anti-aircraft gunner with the Royal Artillery serving on the south coast of England...
War Cries
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,310. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
WAR CRIES: UNHEARD STORIES, UNMARKED GRAVES provides a stage for the voices—many inspired by people present in Europe during World War II—to speak their truths.
Night Side of Dark
Series: Ambrose Lincoln. Pre-release—available February 27, 2017. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,230. Language: American English. Published by Y&R Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
American operative Ambrose Lincoln has no idea where he is or has been or where he's going. He believes he has been to the night side of dark, a place of the first death, from which no one can return. So why does he find himself on the bomb-ruined landscape of Poland, or has he been exiled to the second death?