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Book: Refugee - Rolf must put the war's carnage behind him and learn to love again by Reece Pocock
Dresden fire bombers Rolf Krieger holds Willem, his son, in his arms as he dies his family suffocates in the inferno. In 1950 Australia, Rolf starts a new life. But the war will not go away, Dresden, nightmares, Germany, deserters, killing fields, dead bodies, military hospitals, and refugee centres, fill his mind. He faces prejudice and his war wounds from Tobruk cause pain. He uses his [...]
 
Book: Three For The Clouds by Robert Marquiss
Captain Masters is on the move, September 1942, in the Pacific, deep in enemy territory. These were desperate times needing desperate measures. Men were cast in the throes of battle against a very well trained and formidable opponent, hoping to come out alive. After an arduous bombing raid that dealt heavy losses, Masters and his two other pilots were on their way home; they found they had no [...]
 
Book: GROWING UP IN WW2 AUSTRALIA - Memories of the author as a five year old in 1939 by Warne Wilson
GROWING UP IN WORLD WAR 2 AUSTRALIA, an Amazon best seller in three categories, is a unique window into a time of excitement, threat and family life during World War 2 as seen through the eyes of the author as a five year old in 1939. Australia has never been invaded but it became imminent on the 21st of July 1942. American naval aircraft carriers engaged the Japanese fleet in the battle of the [...]
 
Book: Lancaster Bomber Tail Gunner - The gripping short story of a bombing raid over Berlin and deadly encounters with German ME109 fighters in WW2 by Warne ...
This short story - 3700 words - is based upon a true account of a German fighter attack related to me years ago by an old friend, who was one of the few tail gunners to survive the 30 missions required for Lancaster crew. My friend's first name is Harry, he is still alive, and I have used his name as the tail gunner in this story. The opening lines find Harry's love Maureen washing glasses in an [...]
 
Book: Gunn (1) by Dakin Dukane
The first of a series of books that introduce Walter Gunn an ordinary man or so he thought one of many in the British Expeditionary Force on mainland Europe. Volunteered for a mission just as the phony war ends, Gunn, like most of the BEF, finds himself overtaken by the quickly advancing German army. Wounded by a single shot to the head retreating towards Dunkirk, Gunn's life changes as he begins [...]
 
Book: Home Fires (Love Letters) by Jana Richards
Anne Wakefield travels halfway around the world for love. But when she arrives in Canada from England at the end of World War II, she discovers the handsome Canadian pilot she'd fallen in love with has married someone else. Heartbroken, she prepares to return to London, though she has nothing left there to return to. Her former fiance's mother makes a suggestion: marriage to her other son. Badly [...]
 
Book: All in the Mind by Jenny Twist
Tilly wakes up in the dark, alone and very frightened. She finds she is in a strange room inexplicably furnished in 1940s style. However did she get here? Has she somehow slipped into the past? Has she been kidnapped? Of one thing she is absolutely certain, she has never seen this place in her life before. All in the Mind is a fascinating tale exploring the human capacity to overcome any [...]
 
Book: The Liberty Bodice [Paperback] by Joy M. Lilley
The story tells of the courage,tenacity and strength of character of a young woman,Gloria.She has a penchant for languages being especially fluent in French and German. She joins the Special operations executive [S.O.E.] After the grueling training to become an agent, she is parachuted into France to work alongside the French Resistance.Following a number of successful operations Gloria is [...]
 
Book: Flawless (Jewel of the Night) by Jana Richards
Jewels of the Night Series - France, 1942. The world is at war. The Nazis have stolen the infamous blue diamond, Le Coeur Bleu, intending to barter it for weapons that will destroy the Allies. Jewel thief Hunter Smith is given a choice: help the French Resistance steal back the diamond and avenge the death of his best friend, or stay locked up in an English prison. He chooses revenge. Resistance [...]
 
Book: I Was Just a Radioman by Pamela Ackerson
The day that will live in infamy was just the beginning... The mysterious, illusive, and deadly Black Cats - "I Was Just a Radioman" In 1940, still in high school, Henry P. Lawrence joined the Navy Reserves. Little did he know that a year later, in May of 1941, he'd be called to service and deployed to Hawaii. No one believed the Japanese would be aggressive enough to attack a U.S. territory.The [...]
 
Book: Dear Margaret, by Pamela Ackerson
Based on the true story of a Pearl Harbor survivor, Black Cat and decorated war hero. Dear Margaret, In a world that had gone bonkers, two friends try to keep each other grounded by writing letters to each other during WWII. Although, what happened in their lives was vastly different from each other, they found a common ground, a way to keep each other sane. From mundane daily chores to life [...]
 
Book: The Seeds of Time - Book 1 of The Crossing by Faith Mortimer
Englishman, Richard Barker, has everything he needs - a beautiful yacht, plenty of money and an exciting occupation. When disaster strikes he is shattered, and struggles to come to terms with his feelings of guilt and grief. At his darkest hour, help arrives from two unexpected and completely opposite sources. Into his life walk beautiful, serene Sorrel and the tempestuous and wilful Miranda. [...]
 
Book: The Liberty Bodice [Kindle edition] by Joy M. Lilley
Gloria Harris is born in Market Harborough in the United Kingdom, in 1922. She spends the first few years of life living with her parents and grandfather. Her siblings, an older sister and twin brothers, also share the household. The relationship between Gloria and her mother is strained much of the time. The early days of her life are spent in considerable poverty, so much so that Gloria and her [...]
 
Book: Pattern of Shadows by Judith Barrow
Mary is a nursing sister at a Lancashire prison camp for the housing and treatment of German POWs. Life at work is difficult but fulfilling; life at home a constant round of arguments often prompted by her fly-by-night sister, Ellen, the apple of her short-tempered father's eye. Then Frank turns up at the house one night a guard at the camp, he's been watching Mary for weeks and won't leave until [...]
 
Book: Box Girls by JoRuu (Josie Rankin)
This is the story of two sisters, Consuelo and Sofia. They are two feisty old ladies who find joy in life by solving the many mysteries that surround their lives. Their father and mother were OSS operatives involved in the biggest assignment of their lives, ridding the world of the monster that was terrorizing the world in WW2. Their father would often remind them that "so much of what you are is [...]
 
Book: LANCASTER BOMBER HAMBURG RAID by Warne Wilson
This short read - 6800 words - is based upon research, the author's hands on knowledge of flying, and his lifetime interest in Lancasters. VIEW THE SHORT VIDEO INTRO. https://vimeo.com/238765205 - As an 11 year old on VJ Day, the day peace was declared at the end of World War Two, the author can remember the scene in Ballarat's main street in Victoria Australia; joyful crowds dancing, tram bells [...]
 
Book: How Angels Die by David-Michael Harding
In the darkest days of World War II, when France found itself at the mercy of a brutal dictator, the frontlines of resistance may just have been in the grasp of a few good women. How Angels Die, the epic work of historical fiction by author David-Michael Harding, delivers a highly inventive and uncommon take on the French Resistance that is certain to appeal to anyone who relishes a blood-pumping [...]
 
Book: The Night I Danced with Rommel - Unbroken Bonds - Hilde's Story by Elisabeth Marrion
'May I have this dance, Hilde' asked Field Marshal Rommel, opening the Grande Ball held in his honour. Did this dance save the life of Hilde's Polish friends? Hilde had come a long way since her dream of becoming a singer was shattered when her father made arrangements for her to work as a housekeeper in Berlin at the tender age of fourteen. Hilde's life is thrown into turmoil in Berlin during [...]
 
Book: The Saving of NATION by Denise Sevier-Fries
"I will buy this book the moment it is published." - Ian Ferguson, popular playwright/writer; Stephen Leacock Award winning author of the poignant novel Village of The Small Houses and co-author with Giller Prize winning author Will Ferguson of the brilliant bestseller, How To Be A Canadian - ___ Anton Theril thought he was going to turn 18 on his birthday. Instead, he turned into a stranger [...]
 
Book: Lord of the Manor in Australia by Raymond Boyd Dunn
It is the story of one man's obsession to create a dynasty, and his determination to build a monument to his memory. It follows the tenuous line of succession, from the time of the Gympie gold rush, through two World Wars and world-wide depressions, into the twenty-first century, as each generation awaits the birth of a male heir who will become the next 'Lord of the Castle'.
 
Book: An Impossible Marriage by Meriel Brooke
(Note: Originally published as 'An Impossible Marriage' - this is a 2nd and revised edition). "Can I whet your appetite?" With those words Ruth approaches Sam. Will he resist this offer from a glamorous stranger and will he taste his first White Lady? It's 1920 on a cruise ship bound for Singapore. Skirts and hairstyles are short and it's life at close quarters. Sam is going to seek a new life as [...]
 
Book: Under the Clouds of War (Changes Book 1) by Thea Phillipd
"A book which will stay with you long after you have finished reading it". Historical Review - "War as civilians experienced it. A wonderful story which brings those times to life". A.Davenport Reviewer. War was inevitable. Sophie helped to make the blackout curtains. She was afraid. What did the future hold? Would there even be a future?
 
Book: Dark September by Brendan Gerad O'Brien
When Germany invades mainland Britain, Irishman Danny O'Shea's house is bombed and his wife killed. His young son Adam has learning difficulties and is terrified what the Nazis will do to him. Dannymust get Adam to neutral Ireland. On an isolated Welsh, road they witness an attack on a German convoy carrying the blueprints for a new weapon that was discovered in a secret laboratory near Brecon. [...]
 
Book: The Frenchman's Daughters by Paul Sinkinson
The daughters of a French railway engineer are thrown together, with a number of British and French soldiers, in the aftermath and turmoil of events that followed the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940. Following an emotional and traumatic escape from the advancing German forces they arrive in England. As a result of their experiences, and the manner that they combated the Nazi regime, the three sisters, [...]
 
Book: Love and War by Reece Pocock
Thirteen short stories make up this book: from the romance of 'The Angel of Tobruk' to the deadly battles of 'The Third of August', 'Staying Alive', 'Horace the Horse', to the nostalgia of 'My Grandfather the Soldier', 'Suburban Hero', 'Homecoming' and 'The Light in the Window'. Plus some history of the 2nd/43rd battalion in World War Two, who fought at Tobruk, El Alamein, New Guinea and Borneo. [...]
 
Book: Infiltration (A Relative Invasion, Book 2) - Two boys, one family, a world at war by Rosalind Minett
". . . the stark and simple times of wartime Britain superbly evoked with just the simplest of brush strokes . . .gets so well into the mind of a small boy ... truly impressive." Frank Kusy, Rupee Millionaires - "Historically authentic and psychologically insightful. A future classic." G.Polley, Japan - "A delight to read" - Historical Novel Society September 1940. Relentless bombing in London [...]
 
Book: Along the Ravenswood (Chicago Stories Book 2) by Eileen Robertson Hamer
For architect Seraphy Pelligrini a chance to renovate the Ravenswood church designed by famed Chicago architect Louis Sullivan is the commission of a lifetime. For Tommie MacKinnoin, commissioning Seraphy is a way to repair their broken friendship. But when they discover the body sealed in the font, Seraphy falls into a web of intrigue and violence. A secret journal points the way, but as she and [...]
 
Book: The Odyssey (The Java Gold Book 1) by Robert A. Kingsley
It is 1941 and South-East Asia is in flames. The Japanese forces storm south through Malaya. Singapore falls and the Japanese conquest of the Dutch East Indies begins in earnest. Despite furious Allied resistance, Java, the administrative centre, is soon encircled on all sides. With the Japanese already at Java's doorstep, the Dutch government hurriedly ships out all currency and other valuables. [...]
 
Book: The Last Jump - A Novel of World War II by John E. Nevola
The Last Jump is a story of discovery as a modern day journalist explores the military experience of his estranged father in World War II. Aware of the existence of a long lost family secret, our protagonist enlists the aid of four aging World War II veterans who knew his father. When he finds out they know about the secret and have sworn an oath never to reveal it, he begins the difficult task [...]
 
Book: The Voyage - A Historical Novel set during the Holocaust, inspired by real events by Roberta Kagan
On May 13th 1939, five strangers boarded the MS St. Louis, Promised a future of safety away from Nazi Germany and Hitler's third Reich unbeknownst to them they were about to embark upon a voyage built on secrets, lies, and treachery. Sacrifice, love, life, and death hung in the balance as each fought against fate but the voyage was just the beginning.
 
Book: The Sweet Taste of Revenge by Bohdan O. Szuprowicz
It seems that during the last few months cannibalism in sports appears to have been in fashion. We can contribute to this topic with our story how cannibalism was used to ensure survival and salvation. People forget that there were periods during the 20th century where people resorted to cannibalism as a means of survival. The E-Story presented here deals with a very specific case of it during [...]
 
Book: The Agnatum - A Strategic Intelligence And Defence Action and Adventure Thriller (Strategic Intelligence And Defence Novels) by Greg Stacey
The Agnatum An action packed Adventure Thriller. 'Compelling and exciting' When a 1940's, German, Blohm & Voss Ha 139 Seaplane appears off the coast of Southern England in 2012, Nathan Stone heads up a team from Strategic Intelligence And Defence, to unravel a web of intrigue, corruption and secrecy that dates back to the Second World War. At a pace that is fast, exhilarating and intriguing, the [...]
 
Book: DEBUNKING HOLOCAUST DENIAL THEORIES - Two Non-Jews Affirm the Historicity of the Nazi Genocide by Lance Morcan
DEBUNKING HOLOCAUST DENIAL THEORIES: Two Non-Jews Affirm the Historicity of the Nazi Genocide, by independent researchers and filmmakers James Morcan & Lance Morcan with a foreword by Holocaust survivor Hetty E. Verolme (author of The Children's House of Belsen), aims to end the denial once and for all by tackling the bizarre phenomenon head-on. Written in close consultation with Holocaust [...]
 
Book: Stop and Think About Guns in Your Life-Childhood by Bohdan O. Szuprowicz
This is a unique form of memoir which focuses exclusively on specific events during a lifetime that exposed the writer to various types of firearms and weapons in a whole gamut of situations that took place in many different parts of the world. The author, draws almost exclusively on his own experiences. He is neither a gun collector nor gun enthusiast, and has never served in any military or [...]
 
Book: Digger's Story - Surviving the Japanese POW Camps Was Just the Beginning by David Barrett & Brian Robertson
How do you survive when you're beaten, starved and humiliated as a prisoner of war in a camp on the Thai-Burma railway? 'You stick together, that's what you do,' says David 'Digger' Barrett. 'You scam, lie, steal, cheat and hate the bastards with as much energy as you - love and protect your mates.' Digger was given his nickname at an early age by his father. It was prophetic: as an [...]
 
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