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World War 2 In Review No. 18: Lockheed Hudson By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Pictorial with concise history of one of the most versatile aircraft of World War II. The Lockheed Hudson was an American-built... More > light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft built initially for the Royal Air Force shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War and primarily operated by the RAF thereafter. They were also used extensively with the Royal Canadian Air Force's anti-submarine squadrons, as well as with the Royal Australian and New Zealand Air Forces in the Pacific, and with the USAAF and the US Navy in a variety of roles. 336 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 33: German Airpower By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. This issue contains the following articles on German aircraft of the Luftwaffe in the Second World War: (1) Messerschmitt Me 163 "Komet" rocket... More > fighter (2) "Mistel" Bomb Drone composite aircraft (one of the first "drones") (3) Focke-Wulf (Tank) Ta 154 "Moskito" night fighter (4) Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter (5) Junkers Ju 87 "Stuka" dive bomber (6) Focke-Wulf Triebflügel VTOL interceptor concept (7) Messerschmitt Me 261 long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft project. 442 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
Love from Chezeaux: World War One Letters from an American Soldier By Lyn Allyn
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Grandfather survived artillery fire, bombings, mustard gas, explosions, freezing rain, and sleepless nights all the while moving horse-drawn caissons full of ammunition, sometimes through knee-high... More > mud, to the front lines. He lived to tell about it. His World War I experience is documented in this book. Personal letters, drawings and true stories in this work portray the life of a young soldier, Private Clarence Augustus Bush, during World War I. While serving in France he wrote home frequently to his bride Margaret. The 101st Field Artillery of 26th Division from New England, C Battery, abruptly left Camp Devens, Massachusetts, in early September 1917. Clarence drew portraits of fellow soldiers, French villages and the French countryside. His first-person account of the Second Battle of the Marne was published in the Christian Science Monitor as a series in 1918.< Less
ALL-WAYS the Rebel; Escape Into Two World Wars By Al Allaway
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Basil Lawrence "Pete" Allaway (1899-1962) served in both world wars, first in the United States Navy as a yeoman chief petty officer aboard the U.S.S. Huron, an impounded German cruise... More > liner that was converted for troop transport, mostly between New York and France. Later, in the Second World War, as a U.S. Army corporal in Assam, India, supporting the construction of the Ledo Road into Burma. The new road was to supply help to the Chinese in order to repel the Japanese invaders. These are his tales of escape from reality and moral responsibility, told with some regard for fact, but mostly with lighthearted humor. It is a work of imagination and fiction, liberally sprinkled with some of Pete's poetry. History buffs and scholars will appreciate the good parallel with the time-lines of the two wars, with Prohibition and the Great Depression. The story covers with precision the places Pete was sent and most of what he accomplished (or failed to accomplish).< Less
Era: From the Russian Revolution to World War II, a Life Framed by Destiny By Jacqueline F. Frazine & Claudia Dreher
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Era was born to an aristocratic family as the Russian Revolution raged. She was two months old when they fled to one of the last open ports on the Black Sea where they boarded a ship bound for... More > Constantinople. They left Russia wealthy, landed gentry and stepped off the boat refugees. Era spent her childhood in exotic Constantinople and the Turkish countryside. She went back to Russia with her mother and sister on two harrowing trips, the second time knowing they could never return. When World War II erupted, she travelled with her wealthy husband from Iran to Lebanon as the English pushed the Germans from the Middle East. When the Americans entered the war her world came apart and changed forever.< Less
A True Flyer: Memories of a World War II Air Apache By Senath Rankin & Jay W. Moore
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Memoir of WWII B-25 pilot Jay Moore, member of the 345th Bomb Group, known as the Air Apaches. The book chronicles the first twenty-four years of his life (1921-45) from growing up on a farm in... More > Biggsville, Illinois, through the deprivations of the 1930s Depression, to his combat duty in the South Pacific. A True Flyer combines Moore's oral history, photos, and excerpts from his diary and love letters into a funny, colorful, sometimes brash narrative. Enjoy the military aviation history of WWII flyers: from his solo in the Boeing PT-17 "Stearman" biplane, advanced training in the T-6 "Texan," and North American B-25 "Mitchell" bomber on bases in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and South Carolina. This second edition contains added photographs and a memorial page to the author.< Less
A True Flyer: Memories of a World War II Air Apache By Senath Rankin & Jay W. Moore
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Memoir of WWII B-25 pilot Jay Moore, member of the 345th Bomb Group, known as the Air Apaches. The book chronicles the first twenty-four years of his life (1921-45) from growing up on a farm in... More > Biggsville, Illinois, through the deprivations of the 1930's Depression, to his combat duty in the South Pacific. A True Flyer combines Moore's oral history, photos, and excerpts from his diary and love letters into a funny, colorful, sometimes brash narrative. Enjoy the military aviation history of WWII flyers: from his solo in the Boeing PT-17 "Stearman" biplane, advanced training in the T-6 "Texan," and North American B-25 "Mitchell" bomber on bases in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and South Carolina. This second edition contains new photographs and a memorial to the author.< Less
Eyes for the Allies: A Novel of World War II Espionage in Eastern France By Chris Santner
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Set in the rural French farmland and forest west of Verdun, this World War II story is filled with intrigue, action, and romance. Alphonse DeBoy and his three grandchildren—Aurélie,... More > Josette, and Luc—have been supplying food to their American visitor, Maj. Mark Dornier, for close to a year from their farm just outside Les Petites Islettes east of Verdun. Dornier parachuted into the Forêt Domaniale de Lachalade in October 1943, and he’s been living at a World War I French artillery camp. He’s waiting for a second British officer, Lt. Alex Ryder, to join him. Ryder is in love with a secretary, Polly Berson, who is really a captain in the SOE. She also happens to be the cousin of Aurélie, Josette and Luc. To complicate things further, Josette and Aurélie develop feelings for Dornier. As Dornier gathers information on German defensive positions, the Nazis have developed several weapons to slow down the Allies when they invade, leaving it to the SOE and its operatives to gather intelligence on the weapons.< Less
Eyes for the Allies: A Novel of World War II Espionage in Eastern France By Chris Santner
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Set in the rural French farmland and forest west of Verdun, this World War II story is filled with intrigue, action, and romance. Alphonse DeBoy and his three grandchildren—Aurélie,... More > Josette, and Luc—have been supplying food to their American visitor, Maj. Mark Dornier, for close to a year from their farm just outside Les Petites Islettes east of Verdun. Dornier parachuted into the Forêt Domaniale de Lachalade in October 1943, and he’s been living at a World War I French artillery camp. He’s waiting for a second British officer, Lt. Alex Ryder, to join him. Ryder is in love with a secretary, Polly Berson, who is really a captain in the SOE. She also happens to be the cousin of Aurélie, Josette and Luc. To complicate things further, Josette and Aurélie develop feelings for Dornier. As Dornier gathers information on German defensive positions, the Nazis have developed several weapons to slow down the Allies when they invade, leaving it to the SOE and its operatives to gather intelligence on the weapons.< Less
Eyes for the Allies: A Novel of World War II Espionage in Eastern France By Chris Santner
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Set in the rural French farmland and forest west of Verdun, this World War II story is filled with intrigue, action, and romance. Alphonse DeBoy and his three grandchildren—Aurélie,... More > Josette, and Luc—have been supplying food to their American visitor, Maj. Mark Dornier, for close to a year from their farm just outside Les Petites Islettes east of Verdun. Dornier parachuted into the Forêt Domaniale de Lachalade in October 1943, and he’s been living at a World War I French artillery camp. He’s waiting for a second British officer, Lt. Alex Ryder, to join him. Ryder is in love with a secretary, Polly Berson, who is really a captain in the SOE. She also happens to be the cousin of Aurélie, Josette and Luc. To complicate things further, Josette and Aurélie develop feelings for Dornier. As Dornier gathers information on German defensive positions, the Nazis have developed several weapons to slow down the Allies when they invade, leaving it to the SOE and its operatives to gather intelligence on the weapons.< Less

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