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Survivors of WWII in the Pacific by Ronny Herman de Jong
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific is a collection of eye-witness accounts of the barbaric way the Japanese treated their prisoners during WWII, men and women alike. Camp survivors describe gruesome details of cruel punishments, diseases and malnutrition, interspersed with hope and a sense of humor. Veterans of the U.S. Navy remember the bloody battles from Pearl Harbor to the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Survivors all, [...]
 
Guadalcanal - Starvation Island by Eric Hammel
Guadalcanal - Starvation Island - by - Eric Hammel - The Japanese defeats at Midway and Guadalcanal decided the outcome of the Pacific War. Guadalcanal was the classic three-dimensional campaign. On land, at sea, and in the air, fierce battles were fought with both sides stretching their supplies and equipment to the breaking point. The campaign lasted six months, involved nearly one million men, and stopped Japanese [...]
 
Under the Silk Hibiscus by Alice J. Wisler
During World War Two, fifteen-year-old Nathan and his family are sent to Heart Mountain, an internment camp in Wyoming for Japanese-Americans. Nathan's one desire, along with hoping that the beautiful singer Lucy will notice him, is to protect the family's gold pocket watch, a family heirloom brought over from Japan. His attempts are noble, but the watch is stolen. Nathan's actions to get the watch returned cause more turmoil [...]
 
Revenge of the Pearl Harbor Survivors by John E. Nevola
On December 7 we commemorate the anniversary of the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. All of the U.S. Navy's aircraft carriers survived that assault. The central theme of this 45-page mini-book (@15,000 words) describes the pivotal role played by those surviving American aircraft carriers in the first year of the war. The article also briefly describes all of the Japanese and American aircraft carriers in service at the time and [...]
 
The Story of World History by Claude Stahl
Here is a history book that covers all of world history in a captivating and engaging story format. History books often consist of boring facts and stories that can bore even the most enthusiastic reader. Not with this book; discover the history of the world anew and get a basic understanding of the times and developments of historical periods. From the beginning of civilization and Alexander the Great to the First World War, [...]
 
The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry - Court-Martial Case Files by David Williamson
The nine court-martial cases included here were compiled and transcribed verbatim by the author/editor from copies of the original, hand-written, case files as a supplement to his book, "The 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry: A Civil War History," McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers, 2012.The case files of the four officers and seven soldiers presented here comprise all of the court-martial records for the 47th Indiana [...]
 
Looking for America - Personal Travels in US History by Chris Glennie
Are you curious to find out how the United States developed from a swamp and disease-infested backwater to the greatest military and economic power the world has ever seen? Do you want at the same time to uncover why, despite a common language and common inheritance, Americans can think and act so differently from the English? It's with these thoughts in mind that one Englishman, with an American wife and "haff-and-hawf" [...]
 
Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
Cat and Mouse is the gripping story of two sisters fighting for women's rights in the turbulent months before the outbreak of war in 1914. Winner of the BRAG Medallion 2018 When Sarah Becket, a militant suffragette, discovers that her own husband, a respected Liberal MP, is involved in a scandalous prostitution racket, she takes a knife from her kitchen and goes out into London's West End, determined to protest for women's [...]
 
The Adventures of Little Miss HISTORY, Volume I (Volume 1) by Barbara Ann Mojica
Wouldn't you like to get three award-winning books for the price of two?Little Miss HISTORY has packed three NYC historical adventures into one exciting book!This book is perfect for teachers, homeschool parents, and history lovers. Visit the STATUE OF LIBERTY the symbol of hope and promise for the immigrants who passed it on their way to fulfilling their dreams. Walk through the Great Hall at ELLIS ISLAND as immigrants [...]
 
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 Wilson
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 inn near High Wickham [...]
 
From a Foreign Shore - Stories of History and Alternate History by Andrew Knighton
What if someone had conquered the Vikings, someone claiming to be their gods? What if King Arthur's knights met a very different metal-clad warrior? What if you were ordered to execute a statue, and hanging just didn't seem to work? These short stories explore different aspects of history, some of them grounded in reality, some alternative takes on the past as we know it. Stories of daring and defiance; of love and of loss; [...]
 
SHOT DOWN - The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth by Steve Snyder
Belgium ... February 8, 1944 ... Shot Down and Alive For the first time, the full and complete story of the B-17 Flying Fortress Susan Ruth is shared in unbelievable detail . Author Steve Snyder's story of his father, Lieutenant Howard Snyder, and the Susan Ruth crew, provides in-depth details about many aspects of World War II few understand or know about including the: separation for young families as men went off to war; [...]
 
The Keepers of Time (Book Five of the Time Magnet Series 1) by Russell F. Moran
The Keepers of Time - A Novel of Time Travel What if you're an African-American woman, the youngest admiral in the United States Navy? What if your husband, Jack, a famous writer and Naval Reserve Officer, joins you on a deployment of your carrier strike group? What if, while steaming off Long Island, you travel through time? Instantly you're in a different world, and you don't know if you've traveled to the past or the [...]
 
The Peacemaker by Brenda Duffey
"The Peacemaker" is a work of historical fiction that parallels the work of Howard Zinn's non-fictional account of American history. The book delves into the true origin of the American government which is the Iroquois Confederacy. This Confederacy of five tribes (later 6) had established a peaceful and economically successful culture based on the principles of The Peacemaker who appeared to the Onondaga chief Ayonwentah [...]
 
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 dinging, church bells pealing [...]
 
The Skies of Time - Book Four in The Time Magnet Series by Russell F. Moran
The Skies of Time - A Novel of Time Travel - "Are you ready, honey?" "Honey? Hey, Ashley, you're an admiral. Aren't you supposed to call me 'lieutenant' or something?" "You're my husband, dammit, and I'll call you whatever I want honey." "Aye aye, sweetheart." As they launched off the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, Ashley and Jack thought they were on a simple public relations flight dreamed up by the [...]
 
Slave - Escaping The Chains of Freedom by Jacqueline Malcolm
It's 18th Century New York and the slave trade continues amidst an historical political upheaval. Hezekiah Thomas, born the son of a white General and his black enslaved mother, suddenly finds himself a free man. But what is freedom without money? Through a concoction of chance and opportunities, Hezekiah is faced with the decision to go against all of his convictions and become an owner of slaves. Jacqueline Malcolm's [...]
 
The Rescue Man - A by Henry Lowenstein
THE RESCUE MAN presents the extraordinary and unique journey of a World War II-era rescue pilot, First Lieutenant Frank Philby "Bud" Hayes, from his childhood in Idaho through his training for and service during World War II. Bud helps tell this story himself through his letters and records, which are this book's main foundation and reveal tales of excitement, trials and tribulations, achievement, heroism and ultimately [...]
 
The House on the Beach by Joan Fallon
Rocio and Inma meet as children and promise to be life-long friends. Set in Spain, in the years after the Civil War, their unlikely friendship faces many challenges. It is a time when women have few rights and are controlled not only by a dictatorial State but also by an ever-watchful Church. The girls come from different strata of society, one is poor and the other rich. But they each have their problems. When Inma saves [...]
 
Red Sun Rising by Nick Shepley
In the second half of the 19th Century, Japan awoke from centuries of isolation to be a surprising and warlike challenge to European power in Asia. This ebook charts the rise of Japan's power and her dominion over China. It also explores how Japan came to challenge European nations convinced of their own invincibility in the east, culminating in the attack on the USA at Pearl Harbour.
 
Mist Before the Rising Sun by Jonathan M. Nielson
For those familiar with the Indian Wars, the forty years of conflict fought for control of the Great Plains during ans after the Civil War, mention of the epic fight on the Arickaree Fork of the Republican River known as the battle of Beecher or Beecher's island, conjures images of heroism, sacrifice and survival, suffering unimaginable hardships against insurmountable odds. The distinction is well deserved. For the [...]
 
Searching for Gertrude by D. E. Haggerty
I'll come for you. No matter what. I'll find you, and we'll be reunited. When Gertrude is forced to flee Nazi Germany with her family, Rudolf is left behind. Despite the distance, he remains devoted to her. Even after her letters stop. Eight years pass before Rudolf is finally able to follow Gertrude to Istanbul. Their reunion should be inevitable, but Rudolf can't find Gertrude. He stumbles upon Rosalyn who immediately [...]
 
The Gray Ship by Russell F. Moran
The Gray Ship - A Novel of Time Travel - Revised Edition, November 2018 - "Captain, we have a problem."I hit the reply button on the intercom next to my bed. "What is it, Lieutenant?" "It feels like we're going aground, ma'am." No, they weren't going aground, but yes, they had a problem a big one. Get ready for the time travel adventure of your life. The USS California, a nuclear guided missile cruiser, slips through a time [...]
 
Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry - The Worm Turns by Fred Staff
This fast paced, action packed historical novel follows the true life story of George Goldsby. He was born a slave and lived in Alabama until the Civil War broke out and was forced to work for his master in the war effort. He was at Picket's Charge and escaped during the battle at Gettysburg. He served in the Union Army until the end of the war and then returned home to find his life in as bad a shape as the defeated South, a [...]
 
Refugee - Rolf must put the war's carnage behind him and learn to love again by Reece Pocock
One man's journey from tragedy to find happiness. By prize winning author Reece Pocock - Essential reading for fans of #Ken Follett, #Raymond Khoury and #Clive Cussler. Refugee is a moving, stunning piece of literature that enthralled, entertained and enchanted me from the very first page. Aimee Anne. Rolf Krieger was left devastated after WW2. Now a refugee, he immigrates to Australia. There he meets Elaine, a gorgeous war [...]
 

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