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From Wartime Vienna to Caversham By Sylvia Chumbley
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True story of conditions for Jews in Nazi Germany one couples' escape and the killing of their relatives, resulting in epilepsy for the surviving sister. Being refugeesin England.
From Wartime Vienna to Caversham By Sylvia Chumbley
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True story of conditions for Jews in Nazi Germany one couples' escape and the killing of their relatives, resulting in epilepsy for the surviving sister. Being refugeesin England.
Alone in Wartime Egypt By Bobbi Wolverton
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A true terror experience in 1967 of my unintentional time in Egypt during the infamous Six-Day War. There were bombings, confinement, violence and escape -- all encountered when I was a 25-year-old... More > stewardess on a leave of absence, travelling around the world by myself.< Less
The Greatest Escape By Steve J Plummer
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This is the story of the largest mass escape of Prisoners of War during World War Two. This extraordinary enterprise surpassed even the famous "Great Escape" of 1944 by British and Allied... More > officers from Stalag Luft III - yet few people are even aware of it. The extraordinary events took place at a PoW Camp near Bridgend, South Wales and they continue to raise questions, even today. How many prisoners were actually involved in the break out? And did any of them succeed in getting home? The author, who lived and worked in and around Bridgend for thirty years, has carefully trawled the archives in an attempt to uncover the truth. The result is a novel which is both honest to the spirit of events and entertaining in its speculation of what may have taken place behind the smokescreen of official misinformation. "The book is a great read, the story flows nicely at a comfortable pace." - Maj. John A Thomas MA, TD**, Director of the 1940's Swansea Bay Museum.< Less
An Evacuee's Story A North Yorkshire Family in Wartime By John T Wright
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A poignantly written and graphically described story of the pleasure and pain endured as an evacuee during World War Two. Like so many of his young friends and relatives, John Wright was required to... More > leave the love and care of his parents in Middlesbrough at a very young age to escape the attention of the Luftwaffe and to be evacuated into the hands of a crowded and unloving home in Haxby, a quaint village north of the great city of York. The book eloquently describes his voyage of childhood discovery in the beautiful countryside coupled with the cruel attentions of a foster mother whose motivation was not to lavish love and support to her unfortunate foster children, but to hurt and belittle them. It is a bittersweet story of innocent interludes and mean realities for an evacuee child set amidst the horrors and melancholy of that devastating conflict.< Less
An Evacuee's Story A North Yorkshire Family in Wartime By John T Wright
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A poignantly written and graphically described story of the pleasure and pain endured as an evacuee during World War Two. Like so many of his young friends and relatives, John Wright was required to... More > leave the love and care of his parents in Middlesbrough at a very young age to escape the attention of the Luftwaffe and to be evacuated into the hands of a crowded and unloving home in Haxby, a quaint village north of the great city of York. The book eloquently describes his voyage of childhood discovery in the beautiful countryside coupled with the cruel attentions of a foster mother whose motivation was not to lavish love and support to her unfortunate foster children, but to hurt and belittle them. It is a bittersweet story of innocent interludes and mean realities for an evacuee child set amidst the horrors and melancholy of that devastating conflict.< Less
If Ever a Time By E. M. Jerkins
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In the era of slavery in the Confederate South, Boone and Suzette have found love. Despite his status as a free man, Boone risks it all to be with Suzette and promises her freedom. Her Master Thomas... More > Howell however, is less than pleased with their relationship. His plans for Suzette do not include her having a husband and when Thomas discovers that the couple is secretly married, he uses his aristocratic power to make their life together much harder than either of them could have imagined. Meanwhile, tension among the slaves escalate in the Howell plantation as rumors of war spread throughout the town of Whiteport, Virginia. Caught in the whirlwinds of political revolution and social justice, the whole town finds itself divided just as much as the country. Can Boone and Suzette survive the odds, or will the institution of slavery overpower the institution of marriage?< Less
Azzaro: A Trilogy - Part Two By Roger Pullen
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February 1940. Britain faces catastrophe, vital aircraft from America are flown across a forbidding Atlantic, saving time into action. Women volunteers deliver aircraft alone – anything from... More > fighter to bomber, from factories to desperate squadrons. It’s demanding, dangerous sometimes ends in tragedy. Above France a homing Spitfire is downed. Its pilot escapes, picked-up by the Resistance. Fighting boredom, hoping for repatriation. Radio instructions from England, following a new reconnaissance photos, order capture of a unique and secret German aircraft, developed from a 16th century design. The downed pilot is key; to fly the machine to England. Resistance leader Patricia hatches an audacious scheme, avoiding German attention despite a close and unwelcome call for the young woman. All involved accept that patience and raw courage are crucial ingredients for success. High-octane danger generates a concoction of emotions that eventually captures Azzaro’s cast of characters.< Less
PRISONERS OF A SHADOW WORLD By Eric Johns
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Prisoners of a Shadow World tells the story of Louis-Philippe who is half French half English and of Madeleine who is Jewish. They live in France during the Second World War under the German... More > Occupation which casts a terrifying shadow over their lives - and the darkest shadow is cast by the Gestapo, the secret police. To make the situation even more dangerous, Louis-Philippe's grandfather runs an escape network for RAF aircrew who have been shot down and Louis-Philippe is helping him. At the same time, there is a growing danger to Madeleine since Jews in France face the threat of being arrested and transported to death camps in eastern Europe. As the shadows deepen so their attempts to stay alive become ever more desperate.< Less
The Rocking Chair By Helen Beetham
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On his 65th birthday, Kenneth's daughter Helen gives him two gifts; a pale blue leather bound notebook, and a promise to write his story And so the bedtime stories her father told begin to come to... More > life as Kenneth sits in his rocking chair and starts to remember. And the two of them piece together a childhood enveloped in the mystery and tragedy of the Second World War. Of acorn fights with evacuees, Christmas dances with family, trips to the cinema with friends, and lucky escapes from air-raids, unexploded bombs and of course the dreaded school bullies! But when Kenneth remembers the visit from the boy in the dark blue uniform on a bright red post office bicycle Helen starts to wonder if some memories may be best forgotten?< Less

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