Keywords: world war ii

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
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
Screaming Eagles

Screaming Eagles


David Moody
Craig Dilouie
Timothy W Long

ISBN: 9781523209224
Year of publication: 2015

Timothy W. Long with David Moody and Craig Dilouie THE FRONT SCREAMING EAGLES The Battle of the Bulge was one of the largest battle fought in World War 2 and cost the Allies 89,000 American casualties, 19,000 of those dead with another 23,000 captured or missing. This book is a work of fiction but the brave sacrifice of the greatest generation will never be forgotten. ONE GRILLO Private Franklin Grillo sat on a hard cot and tried to put into words how he felt about his imminent departure. Hed ...

Keywords: World War II zombies
Berlin or Bust

Berlin or Bust


David Moody
Craig Dilouie
Timothy W Long

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Craig DiLouie with David Moody and Timothy W. Long THE FRONT EPISODE 3: BERLIN OR BUST FALLSCHIMJGER RANKS MENTIONED IN THE 3RD FALLSCHIRMJGER PARATROOPER REGIMENT 3FJR Jger: Private or paratrooper, derived from word, hunter Oberjger: Private first class Gefreiter: Corporal Feldwebel: Sergeant, commands squad Oberfeldwebel: Master sergeant or sergeant first class, commands squad Leutnant: Second lieutenant, commands platoon Oberleutnant: Lieutenant, commands platoon Hauptfeldwebel: Company ...

Keywords: World War II zombies
Nadya's War

Nadya's War


C S Taylor

ISBN: 9781946501035
Year of publication: 2017

C. S. Taylor NADYAS WAR For Gramps Chapter One 13 August 1942 Anisovka, Saratovskaya Oblast When I climbed into my single-engine, low-wing fighter, praying to get my first kill, I never thought Id fall in love with someone whod have me shot. I flew through my pre-flight checklist as fast as I could, verifying every setting and gauge in the cockpit. I was a last-minute substitution for a patrol near the Don River, and the added pressure of having to scramble put a tremor in my hands. I feared I ...

Keywords: World War II
Don't Tell the Enemy

Don't Tell the Enemy


Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

ISBN: 9781443128391
Year of publication: 2018

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch DONT TELL THE ENEMY This novel is dedicated to Krystia, whose bravery takes my breath away. M.S. Chapter One The End of Them June 28, 1941, Viteretz, Ukraine I huddled close to my sister under the comforter and prayed that wed live through the night. At any moment the door might burst open and we could be dragged from our beds. Another gunshot. Running footsteps. Screams. A low, growling boom. The bedroom flashed bright for one brief moment and I saw the terror on Mamas ...

Keywords: World War II Young Adult
A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945

A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945


Ernst ünger

ISBN: 9780231127400
Year of publication: 2018

Ernst Jnger A GERMAN OFFICER IN OCCUPIED PARIS THE WAR JOURNALS, 19411945 INCLUDING NOTES FROM THE CAUCASUS AND KIRCHHORST DIARIES Foreword by Elliot Y. Neaman Translated by Thomas S. Hansen and Abby J. Hansen Facsimile page from the First Paris Journal 45 July 1942 FOREWORD ELIOT NEAMAN Memories bear traits of an inverse causality. The world, as an effect, resembles a tree with a thousand branches, but as memory it leads downwards into the tangled network of the roots. When I confront memories, ...

Keywords: European German Literary Collections World War II
Nuremberg's Voice of Doom

Nuremberg's Voice of Doom


Wolfe Frank

ISBN: 9781526737519
Year of publication: 2018

Wolfe Frank NUREMBERGS VOICE of DOOM THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE CHIEF INTERPRETER AT HISTORYS GREATEST TRIALS Edited by Paul Hooley DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF WOLFE FRANK INTRODUCTION In 2015 retired panel beater and paint sprayer Mike Dilliway was about to move home. During the course of clearing out his property he came across some six to eight cardboard boxes, a number of files and two briefcases crammed full of assorted papers mostly in English but some in German that he had not thought about ...

Keywords: HISTORY Military World War II
Damned Good Show

Damned Good Show


Derek Robinson

ISBN: 9781623653224
Year of publication: 2013

Derek Robinson DAMNED GOOD SHOW To Flight Lieutenant Frank Lowe, DFM, and to his comrades of RAF Bomber Command in the Second World War. PART ONE High Alert FINE FETTLE 1 The group captain aimed his pipe at the wireless set. A Mess waiter hurried to switch it off. Never trust a man who carries an umbrella wherever he goes, Rafferty said. He thinks it will protect him. He deludes himself. I know its a big job, being Prime Minister, Hunt said. I just wish he wouldnt sound like an undertaker whos ...

Keywords: World War II
A Good Clean Fight

A Good Clean Fight


Derek Robinson

ISBN: 9781623653187
Year of publication: 2013

Derek Robinson A GOOD CLEAN FIGHT To Squadron Leader Bob Spurdle, DFC, to Squadron Leader R. W. Wally Wallens, DFC, and to their comrades of the RAF in the Second World War MAPS CHAPTER ONE Walkover It was good to be alive and young and flying Messerschmitt 109s from Barce airfield in April 1942. Barce was in Libya, near enough to the comforts of Benghazi and far enough from the Gazala Line, which was a couple of hundred miles to the east, near Tobruk. Beyond the Gazala Line which existed on the ...

Keywords: World War II
Piece of Cake

Piece of Cake


Derek Robinson

ISBN: 9781623653293
Year of publication: 2013

Derek Robinson PIECE OF CAKE For Wally and Beth SEPTEMBER 1939 Dawn was beginning to soften the edge of the night as the Buick convertible cruised through the Essex countryside. Its driver was a small man, so short that he had to sit on a cushion and lean forward to see over the Buicks broad bonnet. His right leg was at full stretch even so, only his toes pressed the accelerator. The rush of air lashed his curly hair forward. There were three other men in the car, all asleep. Like the driver, ...

Keywords: World War II
The Death of Hitler: The Final Word

The Death of Hitler: The Final Word


Jean-Christophe Brisard
Lana Parshina

ISBN: 9780306922589
Year of publication: 2018

Jean-Christophe Brisard and Lana Parshina THE DEATH OF HITLER THE FINAL WORD CONTENTS Cover Title Page Copyright Part I: The Investigation I Moscow, 6 April 2016 Berlin, May 1945 Moscow, October 2016 Paris, OctoberNovember 2016 Part II: The Last Days of Hitler 19 April: Where are the Russians Is the front holding Whats the Fhrer doing When is he leaving Berlin 20 April: Fhrers birthday. Sadly no one is in the mood for a party. 21 April: This is the final act. 22 April: The war is lost. 23 April: ...

Keywords: 20th Century Europe Germany World War II
Crimes Unspoken

Crimes Unspoken


Miriam Gebhardt

ISBN: 9781509511204
Year of publication: 2017

Miriam Gebhardt CRIMES UNSPOKEN THE RAPE OF GERMAN WOMEN AT THE END OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR Translated by Nick Somers ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I am grateful for the assistance provided to me while researching this book from Martina Bhmer, an expert in dealing with traumatized rape victims in geriatric care, and Jrgen Klckler, city archivist in Konstanz. My thanks go also to the staff of the archives mentioned in this book, particularly Gerhard Frmetz from the Bayerisches Hauptstaatsarchiv. The ...

Keywords: World War II

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