On War (Novelty)

Daughters of the Night Sky

Daughters of the Night Sky


Aimie K Runyan

ISBN: 9781503946774
Year of publication: 2018

Aimie K. Runyan DAUGHTERS OF THE NIGHT SKY For Jamie. Honored to be your copilot in this crazy business. Proud to have you as mine. CHAPTER 1 1931, Miass, Chelyabinsk Oblast, the Gateway to Siberia I stared as the rainbow-hued blooms danced in the breeze, imagining them ballerinas on the Moscow stage. The expansive steel-blue mountains, always capped with a hood of ice, were so different from the narrow streets and towering buildings of the city where I had spent my earliest years. My memories ...

Keywords: USSR World War II
Daughters of the Night Sky

Daughters of the Night Sky


Aimie K Runyan

ISBN: 9781503946774
Year of publication: 2018

Aimie K. Runyan DAUGHTERS OF THE NIGHT SKY For Jamie. Honored to be your copilot in this crazy business. Proud to have you as mine. CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER 3 CHAPTER 4 CHAPTER 5 CHAPTER 6 CHAPTER 7 CHAPTER 8 CHAPTER 9 CHAPTER 10 CHAPTER 11 CHAPTER 12 CHAPTER 13 CHAPTER 14 CHAPTER 15 CHAPTER 16 CHAPTER 17 CHAPTER 18 CHAPTER 19 CHAPTER 20 CHAPTER 21 CHAPTER 22 CHAPTER 23 CHAPTER 24 CHAPTER 25 CHAPTER 26 CHAPTER 27 CHAPTER 28 EPILOGUE AUTHORS NOTE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AUTHOR BIO CHAPTER 1 ...

Keywords: USSR World War II
The Undesirables

The Undesirables


Chad Thumann

ISBN: 9781503939967
Year of publication: 2016

Charles Thumann THE UNDESIRABLES On June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany launched a surprise invasion of the Soviet Union. Within a few short months, the Germans conquered Ukraine and Belarus. Then they surrounded Leningrad. And they drove onward to the gates of Moscow. By December of that year, the Russians Red Army was in complete disarray, and the citizens of Leningrad were paying for its failures. The Nazi Hunger Plan, or Starvation Policy, called for the destruction of Leningrad by firebombing the ...

Keywords: Leningrad World War II
Swallow

Swallow


Heidi Fischer

ISBN: 9781543229912
Year of publication: 2017

Heidi Fischer SWALLOW A Novel July 1929 Would you like to see some kittens He spoke with a thick Russian accent. Theyre so cute. You must come and see them. Gabis skipping rope fell to the cobbled ground, discarded in favour of something more interesting, her lively steps taking her to Yuri, the familiar character who tended their garden. She was a pretty girl with the mischievous grin of an only child accustomed to finding her own source of amusement and the temperament of a playful puppy ...

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The Last Bridge

The Last Bridge


Brian Garfield

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Year of publication: 1966

Brian Garfield The Last Bridge This book is for five people. It is for Shan Botley, who shared with me the frustrations and joys of the writing. It is for August Lenniger, who sold it. It is for Charles Heckelmann, who edited it. And it is for my mother and father, without whom the others would have had nothing to do. Chapter One 1900 Hours Colonel David Tyreen stood at the window and looked past his gaunt reflection at the slashing monsoon rain. His eyes were hooded, and cigarette smoke was ...

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The Patient Ecstasy of Fräulein Braun

The Patient Ecstasy of Fräulein Braun


Lavonne Mueller

ISBN: 9781623160081
Year of publication: 2013

Lavonne Mueller THE PATIENT ECSTASY OF FRULEIN BRAUN A NOVEL If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. JOSEPH GOEBBELS The world that comes after the Fhrer and national socialism is not any longer worth living therefore I took the children with me. MAGDA GOEBBELS IN A LETTER SENT OUT OF THE BUNKER TO HER SON, HAROLD, APRIL 29, 1945 The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it. DR. JOSEF MENGELE 1 THE BUNKER IS PART OF MY ...

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Of Knights and Dogfights

Of Knights and Dogfights


Ellie Midwood

ISBN: 9781792170607
Year of publication: 2018

Ellie Midwood OF KNIGHTS AND DOGFIGHTS A WWII NOVEL Never allow yourself to hate people because of the actions of a few. Hatred and bigotry destroyed my nation, and millions died. I would hope that most people did not hate Germans because of the Nazis, or Americans because of slaves. Never hate, it only eats you alive. Keep an open mind and always look for the good in people. You may be surprised at what you find. Erich Hartmann ONE Schwechat, near Vienna. Jagdfliegerschule 5 Basic Flying ...

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Amber

Amber


Stephan Collishaw

ISBN: 9781910570012
Year of publication: 2015

Stephan Collishaw AMBER For Marija Prologue Heres a tale, Vassily said, his hand stroking his thick dark beard. There was a trader from Egypt who had in his possession a beautiful jewel. He arrived at the court of Timor the Lame in Samarkand. Amir Timor was away in battle and so it was to his wife, the young queen, that the trader was introduced. When the wife of the Amir Timor first laid eyes upon the jewel the Egyptian was carrying, she knew she must have it to present as a gift to her husband ...

Keywords: Afghan War contemporary fiction Historical Fiction Military
Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth


ózef Wittlin

ISBN: 9781782274711
Year of publication: 2018

Jzef Wittlin THE SALT OF THE EARTH Translated from the Polish by Patrick John Corness Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted It is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. MATTHEW 5:13 Foreword Jzef Wittlin came into my life by chance. When I was invited to travel to the Ukrainian city of Lviv to deliver a lecture, a colleague in Warsaw sent me a photocopy of Mj Lww,1 a slim volume published ...

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Trench 31

Trench 31


Clive Ward

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Clive Ward TRENCH 31 For my Great Uncle, Private Bertram Allen Ward of the 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters. Lest we forget. Chapter 1 Ypres Cemetery, Belgium, 14th February 1966 We arrived at the cemetery near Ypres and we couldnt have picked a better day for our visit. The sky was blue, the surrounding countryside was a sea of green and the birds were in full voice. However, fifty years ago, on this same date, the day had been very different. It had taken my mother, Charlotte Anne Butler, ...

Keywords: World War I
Into the Gates of Hell: Stug Command '41

Into the Gates of Hell: Stug Command '41


Bob Carruthers
Sinclair McLay

ISBN: 9781783462421
Year of publication: 2013

Bob Carruthers and Sinclair McLay INTO THE GATES OF HELL STUG COMMAND 41 For Mr McWhinnie whom we are both privileged to have as friend. - CHAPTER 1 - Die Welt wird Seinen Atem halten BREATH. SS-Hauptsturmfhrer Hans von Schroif had no idea why this single word should enter his mind at this time. Perhaps it was because in the still silence of the pine forest, amongst all these men and machines, all he could hear at that moment was the sound of his own breathing. Breath life begins with the first ...

Keywords: World War II
Tiger Command!

Tiger Command!


Bob Carruthers
Sinclair McLay

ISBN: 9781783830725
Year of publication: 2013

Bob Carruthers and Sinclair McLay TIGER COMMAND A NOVEL BASED ON A TRUE STORY OF COMBAT ON THE RUSSIAN FRONT For Mr McWhinnie whom we are both privileged to have as a friend. CHAPTER 1 ROSTOV Panzer rollen SS-Hauptsturmfhrer Hans von Schroif jerked his clenched fist downwards as if pulling on an imaginary bell chain and gave the familiar command. Responding with a smooth discipline bred from years of familiarity, driver SS-Panzerschtze Bobby Junge disengaged the clutch and the battered Panzer IV ...

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Death Is Hard Work

Death Is Hard Work


Khaled Khalifa

ISBN: 9780374717643
Year of publication: 2019

Khaled Khalifa DEATH IS HARD WORK one IF YOU WERE A SACK OF CUMIN Two hours before he died, Abdel Latif al-Salim looked his son Bolbol straight in the eye with as much of his remaining strength as he could muster and repeated his request to be buried in the cemetery of Anabiya. After all this time, he said, his bones would rest in his hometown beside his sister Layla he almost added, Beside her scent, but he wasnt sure that the dead would smell the same after four decades. He considered these ...

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Diving Stations

Diving Stations


Edwyn Gray

ISBN: 9781641194808
Year of publication: 2019

Edwyn Gray DIVING STATIONS AUTHORS NOTE British local time, i.e.: Hong Kong or Singapore time, has been used throughout the book ONE The Admiralty official who first suggested the posting probably received an MBE in the New Years Honors List in appreciation of his services to the Royal Navy and the nation. And, if he failed to win an award, it certainly wasnt the First Sea Lords fault. Many civil servants were known to have been knighted for less. Not that Lieutenant Nicholas Hamilton DSO RN was ...

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Red Devils

Red Devils


David Moody
Craig Dilouie
Timothy W Long

ISBN: 9780957656369
Year of publication: 2017

David Moody Craig Dilouie Timothy W. Long THE FRONT RED DEVILS 1 POLONEZKY CAMP, OBROWA, POLAND SEPTEMBER 1944 SS-Obergruppenfhrer Jakob Wolfensohn marched along the narrow corridor towards the dead heart of the extermination camp, his entourage following nervously in his wake, chasing after the tails of his leather greatcoat. SS-Unterscharfhrer Ruprecht Weigles heart raced as he brought up the rear. The noise of marching jackboots was deafening, amplified out of all proportion by the close ...

Keywords: World War II zombies

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