Books tagged: wwii

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Gooney Birds A WWII/Viet Nam Memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A young man on a USO tour performing for soldiers wounded in Viet Nam, thinks back to his childhood and remembers a story his father told him about flying a DC-3 in the South Pacific during World War II.
To Sir, With Love
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Crimson Melodies Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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In the era of Bettie Page and big-band music, rationing and war, every person has a story. This work of fiction shows the blossoming romance between two American soldiers in a time when every tomorrow is an uncertainty.
Tales and Tombs of Fantasy
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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A collection of poetic verse unfolding unique tales of fantasy intertwined with themes based upon death, spirituality, religion, history, and legend.
More Than 36 Days
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
"More Than 36 Days" is the stories of 4 men who served as United States Marines during World War II in the battle for Iwo Jima island. It is NOT a typical war book as it focuses on the men, their backgrounds and how their war experiences defined them into the men they grew to become. They spent 36 days on the island but their stories are more than that!
So Brave...So Quiet...So Long!
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 88,230. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Pine Tree Arts / Pine Tree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Uplifting in-depth interviews with 34 unforgettable men and women, from one small community in Northern California, who helped save our nation from WWII to the Cold War — and then went home. First published as a 5-year series in The Wildwood Independent, the stories became "the most talked-about, most popular series in the paper's 30-year history," says TWI publisher Mike Dobbins.
The Redtailed Devils
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Historical fiction WWII, Tuskeegee Airmen Hauptman Otto Kruger, a German Ace, is assigned to a special fighter group tasked w/destroying U.S. bombers. He resorts to tethered bombs, and 8in. mortars. He is shot down by a young Lt. Vernon Ghest, from the 302nd fs in the 332nd fg. Vernon is captured by the Germans and manages to escape to fight again.
Paris in April
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,790. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by John McClure. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Canada's greatest military disaster gave rise to Canada's greatest love affair. A biracial romance during the second world war, centered around Canadian participation in the Battle of Dieppe , the largest military disaster in Canadian history, an Essex County white boy, Aiken Day, and one great looking black gal, Paris Chase.
Devil Dogs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
For anyone but the youngest son of the Clan Chief, slaying the fiercest flying beast on the twelve planets would be an impressive task. Not for Dras'unat. He must do so using a temperamental flying chariot from a long-dead race. But that won't stop him. He will prevail. He will take his rightful place... unless the beast, or the chariot, kills him first.
Wake Island
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Sam Warren. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
The train is hijacked by the prisoners and they escape to form a renegade bunch which turn the Japanese occupiers into twists and turns trying to re-capture them. There are American Marines, Australians, and several Chinese captors who are very inventive. They are there for over two years and finally taken out to return to duty. Lively action, personal heroism, and life and death struggles.
Souvenirs de guerre d’un jeune français.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: French. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Témoignage vécu de la seconde guerre mondiale. 1939-1945