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Memoir28 Rush to Victory By Robert Soutar
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28mm Wargame rules for North Africa in. This is a Campaign system. The actual game rules are based on the Memoir'44 boardgame. You will need a copy of the boardgame in order to play.
Memoirs of a High Flyer By Keith Durbidge
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A memoir written by Keith Durbidge, a photo reconnaissance spitfire pilot during WWII. A story about his life before the war, during the war, and afterwards when he was a flight instructor.
Life Happens: A Memoir By E. D. Clapham
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Life Happens: A Memoir is an honest account of a girl growing up in a small seaside town in Yorkshire where everyone made a point of knowing everyone’s business, but nevertheless a town which... More > afforded the kind of freedom and simple delights which are not too available today, in spite of so much change and progress. It recounts a more innocent time, but one when young people had to face the reality of and adjust to the 2nd World War years, and during which our girl learnt how to cope and appreciate the value of love. It’s also about growing up in a 34-bedroom seasonal hotel in the town, the impact of its being requisitioned by the army at the onset of war, falling in love (and falling out of it), hopes, dreams, and disappointments, and eventually finding love with Mr (Very) Right. About the Author Eleanor Clapham returned to live in Whitby in 2004 after more than 30 years working as a specialist Chemical Dependency Therapist. She now lives near family in Devon and is writing further memoirs of her life.< Less
The Armed Services Memoirs of Claude Thomas By Natalie Reeves
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Early in 1943, I received a "Greeting from Uncle Sam." I was being drafted in to the Armed services. I was not surprised, as I had just turned 19 years old in December of 1942. All of the... More > young men older than I had already been drafted, so I was ready to go.< Less
Memoirs of a B-29 Pilot By Charles R. Reyher
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Merriam Press World War 2 Review Series. From training as a pilot cadet, to bomb approach pilot, to B-17 instructor pilot, followed by training as a B-29 pilot, he and his crew operated from Guam... More > between June and September 1945, flying 13 missions against oil targets in Japan. The book concludes with the author's personal views on how the war with Japan could have been ended without the use of the atomic bombs and without invading the Home Islands. 228 pages, 38 illustrations.< Less
Combat Engineer: A World War 2 Memoir By Nelson R. Knox, Jr.
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. Detailed account by a member of the 303rd Engineer Battalion, from induction through training and deployment to Europe and combat to the end in Germany.... More > Contents: (1) 1943 - Induction and Training, First Year in the Army. (2) 1943-1944 - Army Specialized Training Program. (3) 1944 - 78th “Lightning” Division. (4) 1944 - From Pickett to Belgium. (5) 1944-1945 - The Siegfried Line, Lammersdorf to Schmidt. (6) 1945 - From Schmidt to the Rhine. (7) 1945 - Along the Rhine. (8) 1945 - The Ruhr Pocket. (9) 1945 - Sechshelden. (10) 1945 - Sorga. (11) 1945 - Trockenerfurth and Bad Wildungen. (12) 1945 - Oedelsheim. (13) 1945-1946 - Going Home. 26 photos.< Less
Once In a Lifetime: The World War 2 Memoir of a Jewish American Soldier By Robert A. Nusbaum
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. Memoir of a Jewish-American soldier during training and stateside service, eventually ending up a lieutenant with the 79th Infantry Division in Europe at the... More > end of the war. Includes an appendix with 36 photos of the German Army during the invasion of France, May-June 1940, which the author “liberated” at the end of the war from a German home. 53 photos.< Less
Memoirs of a Royal Air Force Oil Rag By Bob Blackmore
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An incredible life that spanned for nearly a century... Robert Collins Blackmore, or ‘Blackie’ as he was known in the RAF, grew up as a sickly child, but would soon become one of the... More > unsung heroes of World War Two. Stricken with family tragedy, the young Blackmore continued with his fascination with anything mechanical, only to find more hardships to follow. Honoured with the Atlantic Star for bravery, burned in a freak engine room explosion, and meeting Winston Churchill on a cold and sinister night, are just some aspects of this humble unpresuming man. This is the story of one man’s fight for survival, lost love, and an inner strength to knuckle down and get the job done. Bob left the RAF to enjoy the rest of his life with his wife Jacque until his passing in 2009 at the age of 92. Excerpt ‘BANG! - My right knee was torn apart as I was blown past the starboard engine gear lever. I was thrown out of the engine room, over the well deck, and smashed into the cabin entrance.’ Bob Blackmore< Less
Memoirs of a Royal Air Force Oil Rag By Bob Blackmore
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An incredible life that spanned for nearly a century... Robert Collins Blackmore, or ‘Blackie’ as he was known in the RAF, grew up as a sickly child, but would soon become one of the... More > unsung heroes of World War Two. Stricken with family tragedy, the young Blackmore continued with his fascination with anything mechanical, only to find more hardships to follow. Honoured with the Atlantic Star for bravery, burned in a freak engine room explosion, and meeting Winston Churchill on a cold and sinister night, are just some aspects of this humble unpresuming man. This is the story of one man’s fight for survival, lost love, and an inner strength to knuckle down and get the job done. Bob left the RAF to enjoy the rest of his life with his wife Jacque until his passing in 2009 at the age of 92. Excerpt ‘BANG! - My right knee was torn apart as I was blown past the starboard engine gear lever. I was thrown out of the engine room, over the well deck, and smashed into the cabin entrance.’ Bob Blackmore< Less
Hard Times with Good Relations: An Imperfect Memoir By Vanessa Bryson & Betty Bryson
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Recollections of family life in New Zealand in the context of pre-war poverty, the absence of four brothers and the loss of one in WW2, and post-war optimism during a time of major political and... More > social upheaval. The story of an ordinary family in extraordinary times.< Less

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