Books tagged: world war ii

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Acropolis
Pre-release—available August 30, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Propertius Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
A small group of soldiers enters Vassar College, courtesy of the GI Bill, and each attempts to settle into civilian life. A clash of cultures combined with readjustment battles amid the creative intellectual world of academics during the beginnings of the McCarthy era makes for an engaging story, as these good men are forced to examine long-held beliefs of freedom, patriotism, and service.
A Place Called Nowhere
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Bunk beds in the cellar. Moaning Minnie, gas masks, food rationing, none of it makes sense to Amanda.
After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Many books have been written about the battles, the leaders, and the brave American service personnel who fought in the air, on land, and at sea during World War II. After Pearl Harbor: The Home Front At War focuses on the war that took place on U.S. soil. While trying to save democracy, Americans at home faced strikes, race riots, housing shortages, and the interment of their own citizens.
The Indestructible Man: the True Story of World War II Hero "Captain Dixie"
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dixie Kiefer was a true World War II hero, a sailor's skipper. But his valor when his big aircraft carrier was hit by Japanese kamikaze planes was unsurpassed, earning him the nickname "the indestructible man." He was an inspiration to his crew but also to a nation at war. But no one could have foreseen the end to "Captain Dixie's" amazing true story of bravery and leadership,
This Is It, Boys: Damn You, Jackson!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,070. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Witness the harrowing adventures of a young man of 17 as he stumbles his way through World War II. Beginning his military life in North Africa, March, 1943, his journey takes him across the deserts of Algeria, into France, and into the worst winter battle American troops had ever experienced; the Battle of the Bulge....
Summary of The Nazi Officer’s Wife
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Summary of The Nazi Officer’s Wife From Edith Hahn Beer Summary Station This book begins with a preface that explains that the story is a true one. Edith Hahn Beer fled from the Gestapo by living under a false identity in Nazi Germany. In 1997, she sold her archive of wartime documents, including letters and pictures, which eventually made their way to the United States Holocaust Memorial...
The Open Source Time Machine and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
THE OPEN SOURCE TIME MACHINE Just like information, time wants to be free. THE GETTYSBURG PARADOX The greatest battle of all time, secretly fought by time travelers. KILLING MISTER WILSON Every time traveler wants to kill Hitler. Only one actually stopped him. This book is rated T according to the AO3 content rating system.
Guernica | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
Guernica From Dave Boling Summary and Analysis By Summary Station Historical fiction is one of the most interesting genres of fiction that you can get into, especially if you are interested in history. Many authors who are working on historical fiction novels put a lot of time and research into the art, and they make sure that everything that they are doing is historically accurate...
Flying 'Gas Cans' High Over the Himalayas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Have you ever wondered what it would be like flying over the Himalayas in winter with the plane completely covered with ice at 17,000 feet? Staff Sergeant Johnston takes you on an incredible three-year journey to a foreign land during World War II where he was confronted with adapting to an entirely new way of life which was beset with many adventures and much danger.
The Rescue Man: A "Snafu Snatching" Rescue Pilot's Extraordinary Journey through World War II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017 by Van Rye Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
THE RESCUE MAN presents the extraordinary and unique journey of a World War II-era rescue pilot, Bud Hayes, from his childhood in Idaho through his training for and service during World War II. The rescue squadron that Bud served in saved over seven hundred downed pilots during the war. Nevertheless, history has left Bud’s incredible story, and that of his squadron, largely untold... until now.