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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
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
Edges

Edges


Linda Nagata

ISBN: 9781937197278
Year of publication: 2019

Linda Nagata INVERTED FRONTIER EDGES Prelude: Arrival Against a starscape, a smudge of white light. A faint gleam, devoid of detail. Notable, because it had not been present when that sector of the Near Vicinity had last been surveyed by the array of telescopes in orbit around the Deception Well star system. So it was something new, although not unknown. A Dull Intelligence, assigned to analyze astronomical data, had observed such phenomena five times before during its twelve hundred years of ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Aliens far future frontier worlds human expansion nanotechnology starfaring starship
Tank Rider

Tank Rider


Evgeni Bessonov

ISBN: 9781473897885
Year of publication: 2017

Evgeni Bessonov TANK RIDER INTO THE REICH WITH THE RED ARMY Translated by Bair Irincheev EVGENI BESSONOV FOREWORD Many of my comrades told me that I should write my memoirs but it is actually a difficult thing to do. After all, Im not a professional writer if the truth be known, Im very far from that. But I can tell the story of my family, my childhood and my youth, and relate to you my experiences during the years of the Great Patriotic War. Human memory is an amazing thing and life erodes away ...

Keywords: 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. 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
He Was My Chief

He Was My Chief


Christa Schroeder

ISBN: 9781783030644
Year of publication: 2012

Christa Schroeder HE WAS MY CHIEF THE MEMOIRS OF ADOLF HITLERS SECRETARY Introduction CHRISTA SCHROEDER WAS AN ordinary woman cast into quite extraordinary times. Born in 1908 in the pretty central German town of Hannoversch Mnden, she trained as a stenotypist before moving to Munich in 1930. Whilst there, she replied to an advertisement in the newspaper for a secretarial position at the headquarters of Hitlers stormtroopers the SA. The association thus forged would be a lasting one. Graduating ...

Keywords: Europe Germany Leaders and Notable People World War II
Hitler's Last Secretary

Hitler's Last Secretary


Traudl Junge
Melissa üller

ISBN: 9781611453232
Year of publication: 2011

Traudl Junge HITLERS LAST SECRETARY A FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF LIFE WITH HITLER Edited by Melissa Mller Translated from the German by Anthea Bell We cannot put our lives right in retrospect we must go on living with the past. We can put ourselves right, however. Reiner Kunze: Am Sonnenhang On the Sunny Slope. Diary of a Year FOREWORD by Traudl Junge This book is neither a retrospective justification nor a self-indictment. I do not want it to be read as a confession either. Instead, it is my attempt ...

Keywords: Europe Germany Leaders and Notable People 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
So Sad to Fall in Battle

So Sad to Fall in Battle


Kumiko Kakehashi

ISBN: 9780307497918
Year of publication: 2007

Kumiko Kakehashi SO SAD TO FALL IN BATTLE AN ACCOUNT OF WAR Based on General Tadamichi Kuribayashis Letters from Iwo Jima MAP 1.Onsen Hama 2.Kita no Hana 3.North Shore 4.Hyryboku Beach 5.Fukkaku Jinchi honeycomb defensive position 6.Command Bunker Kuribayashis Cave 7.Memorial for the war dead 8.Tenzan 9.Table Iwa Table Rock 10Ginmeisui 11.Kita No.3 Airfield under construction 12.saka-yama Mount saka 13.Higashi-yama Mount Higashi 14.East shore 15.Second line of main defensive positions ...

Keywords: World War II
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
Ideas: A History from Fire to Freud

Ideas: A History from Fire to Freud


Peter Watson

ISBN: 0753820897
Year of publication: 2013

It would be a dull reader that failed to be stimulated either by the questions it raises or by the answers it gives to all sorts of questions that one would never have thought of asking Noel Malcolm, Sunday Telegraph In Ideas: A History from Fire to Freud, Watson gives us an astonishing overview of human intellectual development . . . For him, human thought develops as much in response to changes in the natural environment such as shifts in climate and the appearance of new diseases as from ...

Keywords: General History World
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
Spearhead

Spearhead


Adam Makos

ISBN: 9780804176729
Year of publication: 2019

Adam Makos SPEARHEAD AN AMERICAN TANK GUNNER, HIS ENEMY, AND A COLLISION OF LIVES IN WORLD WAR II To those brave American tankersthe power and might of the New Worldwho went to the rescue of the Old INTRODUCTION Some stories begin with a roll of the dice. It was a Sunday morning in 2012 when I approached a brick row house in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The working-class neighborhood was quiet and no one paid me any notice. I had come chasing a story. My former college classmate Pete Semanoff had ...

Keywords: World War II
A Raid Over Berlin

A Raid Over Berlin


John Martin

ISBN: 9781912681204
Year of publication: 2018

John Martin A RAID OVER BERLIN A MIRACULOUS TRUE-LIFE SECOND WORLD WAR SURVIVAL STORY To all who suffered in World War Two. About John Martin London-born John Martin volunteered for the RAF as a trainee wireless operator in 1941, aged nineteen. On completing his training, he was posted to RAF Kermington, in Lincolnshire. Here he crewed Lancaster bombers until, on the night of January 30th, 1944, on only his third operational mission, his plane was brought down over Germany. After a miraculous ...

Keywords: World War II

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