On War (Novelty)

Task Force Baum

Task Force Baum


James D Shipman

ISBN: 9781496723864
Year of publication: 2019

James D. Shipman TASK FORCE BAUM I dedicate this book to my wonderful wife, Becky, who puts up with my continuous brainstorming, editing, fidgeting, and writing at all hours of the day and all days of the week. Prologue The Ardennes Forest, Belgium December 19, 1944 He tasted chocolate and blood. The frozen edge of the D ration lanced his gums. He sputtered and spit, a crimson froth staining the white blanket of snow at the edge of his foxhole. He bit again at the icy bar, more carefully this ...

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Blood and Honour

Blood and Honour


Wolf Kruger

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Wolf Kruger BLOOD AND HONOUR For Belinda, for having the patience which I will always envy and for showing me what it is to love. also for my parents, with thanks. PART I THE WESTERN FRONT FRANCE 1944 Chapter One The roaring of the guns hardly seemed to have eased since dawn. Way off to the north, plumes of dark smoke rose like ethereal geysers, gradually combining to form one immense, oppressive cloud. It hung over the town, blotting out the sun like some kind of man-made eclipse. Sergeant Wolf ...

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Berlin Finale

Berlin Finale


Heinz Rein

ISBN: 9780241245668
Year of publication: 2019

Heinz Rein BERLIN FINALE Translated by Shaun Whiteside For Erich Weinert The bullet in the middle of the chest, the brow split wide Thats how you lifted us high in the air on a bloody board High in the air amidst wild cries, so that our tortured gesture Might be an eternal curse to him who ordered us to kill Ferdinand Freiligrath, The Dead to the Living Pre-finale Eris shakes her serpents All Gods flee And thunder clouds hang Heavily on Ilium Schiller, Cassandra Berlin, April 1945 Lisbon, San ...

Keywords: World War II
Jurassic War

Jurassic War


John W Dennehy

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

John W. Dennehy JURASSIC WAR A Novel This book is dedicated to my father who served on Guadalcanal during WWII. Ashore the only indication of life came from the billowing flames of the gasoline fire. Lieutenant Colonel Evans Carlson on Leaving Makin Atoll. One Akinari Tanaka clutched his rifle tightly as he marched prisoners along a dirt road that parted the small atoll. A superior private, his collar was adorned with red patches and three gold stars. Four privates assisted him, carrying their ...

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North Sea Hunters

North Sea Hunters


Brad Harmer-Barnes

ISBN: 9781925597851
Year of publication: 2017

Brad Harmer-Barnes NORTH SEA HUNTERS To Charlie, for encouraging me to do this, and Rey, for giving me a reason to. The only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-Boat peril. Winston Churchill Preface At the start of the Second World War in September of 1939, the German Kriegsmarine was in possession of forty-six operational U-Boats. A U-Boat commanders primary mission was to operate against merchant ships, with the intent to cut off supplies to Great Britain. By the end ...

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The Tattooist of Auschwitz


Heather Morris

ISBN: 9781760403171
Year of publication: 2018

Heather Morris THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ To the memory of Lale Sokolov. Thank you for trusting me to tell your and Gitas story. Prologue Lale tries not to look up. He reaches out to take the piece of paper being handed to him. He must transfer the five digits onto the girl who holds it. There is already a number there but it has faded. He pushes the needle into her left arm, making a 3, trying to be gentle. Blood oozes. But the needle hasnt gone deep enough and he has to trace the number again. ...

Keywords: Auschwitz Birkenau crematorium Final Solution gas chamber Germany Holocaust Jew Mengele Nazi World War II
Gods & Snipers: A World War II Thriller

Gods & Snipers: A World War II Thriller


David Healey

ISBN: 9780967416205
Year of publication: 2019

David Healey Gods Snipers: A World War II Thriller Theres nothing so much like a god on earth as a General on a battlefield. From The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara Chapter One On the day that Caje Cole lost his sniper rifle, it finally rained. After a spell of summer heat and drought, the skies opened up and drenched the French countryside. Lightning laced the sky and thunder rumbled deep as any distant German 88. An autumn chill rode in with the rain and wind. It was September 1944. The ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Snipers War WW2
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

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