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Dudley ... a true Civil War story By Robert D. Culp
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An eleven year old boy is cast into the path of the advancing Union army in the closing days of the Civil War. Dudley is asked to ride to warn the caravan of wagons bearing the family and its... More > salvaged goods. Sherman is headed for their hiding place. To reach them, Dudley must cross the flooded Catawba River. To find a crossing he must travel through areas controlled by the Union, and to cross the river just ahead of the main body of Sherman’s Army. The recounting of this boy’s adventures is a true family story, told through the eyes of the boy. The events are all real; only the conversations are invented to flesh out the drama.< Less
A Diary of Hope: The True Story of an American Prisoner of War By Andrew Gabriel
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My grandfather, Frank Carollo, was a prisoner of war in the infamous POW camp Stalag 17 B during World War II. During these dark days, he managed to keep a diary of his experiences, depicting... More > everyday life within, through beautiful short stories, poetry, and drawings. Now years later, I've taken his accounts, adding background details from friends and family, to create a memoir of hope, love, and survival; a story of one man's life before, during, and after being confined within one of the most notorious of Nazi camps. "A Diary of Hope: The True Story of an American Prisoner of War" is on sale now at many online sites, including Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com. Walk into any Barnes & Noble bookstore, and order the book directly at the counter! 20% of each book sold donated to the National Alzheimer’s Association!< Less
A Diary of Hope: The True Story of an American Prisoner of War By Andrew Gabriel
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My grandfather, Frank Carollo, was a prisoner of war in the infamous POW camp Stalag 17 B during World War II. During these dark days, he managed to keep a diary of his experiences, depicting... More > everyday life within, through beautiful short stories, poetry, and drawings. Now years later, I've taken his accounts, adding background details from friends and family, to create a memoir of hope, love, and survival; a story of one man's life before, during, and after being confined within one of the most notorious of Nazi camps. "A Diary of Hope: The True Story of an American Prisoner of War" is on sale now at many online sites, including Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com. Walk into any Barnes & Noble bookstore, and order the book directly at the counter! 20% of each book sold donated to the National Alzheimer’s Association!< Less
The True Story of Canada's "War" of Extermination on the Pacific By Tom Swanky
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At the inception of colonial rule on Canada’s Pacific Coast, natives “universally believed” Governor Douglas used smallpox as a weapon to kill them in lieu of treaties or paying for... More > land. Yet Canadian historians routinely dismiss this profound allegation without mention. In Canada’s greatest catastrophe, perhaps 100,000 B.C. natives died from smallpox during 1862/63. Before then, the First Nations were still sovereign. Afterward, British Columbia subjugated and dispossessed the depopulated First Nations through small wars billed as policing and by hanging several natives resisting colonialism. This is a detective story. It begins with the last action of the smallpox period, the hanging of five Tsilhqot’in Chiefs ambushed at a peace conference in 1864. The book then follows the smallpox trail back though the Tsilhqot’in War seeking its origin. It describes the smallpox carnage everywhere while seeking evidence of deliberate disease spreading. Does this trail lead to the Governor’s office as alleged?< Less
War By Brandon Nava
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This story is the beginning of a fictional story about different people struggling for power in a world of kings and knights. No one is safe from the jaws of death. No heroes will come and save the... More > world. As the story progresses, the common saying rings true that, only the strong will survive.< Less
The War By Richard Paul Fernandes
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The War is the story of the life of one person, the meaning and purpose of the life and his world. The reader may reconstruct the life from the evidence that is available. All of the evidence that is... More > recovered is presented as it is recovered, in the order that it is recovered, to the author, the person and the reader at the same time. Fall is the first part in the set of works. “I believe that most, if not all the fighting, takes place upon the field of the human mind.” “Truth, Beauty, Goodness. I’ve been following this story since it was first being shared, and have savored each chapter as it came. Reading it is like dreaming, true and real in a way that reality rarely seems. It lingers beneath the mind’s surface in a way similar to a George MacDonald story.” “I've got to say how unusually visual this tale is. I know just which floorboards squeak… Time is timeless out here in the fields of gold.”< Less
The Cow Spoke French By William True, Deryck Tufts True
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Merriam Press Military Monograph MM69. Fourth Edition (2014). The Story of Sgt. William True, American Paratrooper in World War II. The true story of William True, a paratrooper who served with Co.... More > F, 506th Parachute Inf. Regt., 101st Airborne Div., from training at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, through Normandy, Holland, Bastogne and the Battle of the Bulge, to Alsace and Berchtesgaden. Now that Easy Company of the 506th PIR has been made famous by "Band of Brothers," it is Fox Company's turn, and this is the story of the men of that "band of brothers" in a moving, memorable account. The title derives from True's jump into Normandy at 1:20 a.m. on June 6, 1944. Bill landed in a pasture next to a very placid and unconcerned cow. Bill spoke a friendly greeting to her, but received no response. Why not? Because the cow spoke French. 59 photos, illus., maps.< Less
Queens of the South By Anisah True
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Queens of the South is a heat filled novel that tells the story of how success does not always equal happiness. A top video vixen is raped on the set. A rapper stands falsely accused and suffers by... More > the hands of street justice. Gloria Cabrera has worked hard to build the top modeling agency in hip hop, but with her money maker being attacked, there needs to be a change in direction. Candy Martinez could care less about anyone but herself and she eventually has to pay for her selfish ways. Supermodel Tabitha Monroe and Happy Ramirez are at war. The former best friends become chief rivals in the retail business and one must come to grips that she's in over her head. Eve-Lillian ‘DJ Eve’ London is loving her move to Miami. The radio DJ finding bigger success outside of the New York market. Her new love is just the icing on the cake. Or is it?< Less
Memoirs of World War II: The True Story of a Canadian Fighter Pilot By Laurie E. Philpotts
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An anecdotal account of one man's journey from growing up in New Brunswick to joining the Air Force and becoming a pilot to his time in World War II and accounts of the friends he met and the trouble... More > they got themselves into along the way. The author is a receiver of the Distinguished Flying Cross which was bestowed upon him by King George VI. Laurie flew alongside Douglas Bader in Westhampnett while he was in 610 Squadron and was later an instructor who taught WWII heroes, like George Beurling, to fly.< Less
An Improbable Journey: A True Story of Courage and Survival During World War II By Susan Schenkel,Ph.D.
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A wealthy, prominent German-Jewish family was torn apart, first by suicide, then by Hitler. At sixteen, Siddi, the youngest, was left on her own in Nazi Germany. Through an extraordinary chain of... More > events, she found herself in Central Asia. Through an equally extraordinary chain of events, Leon, a handsome Polish Jew, also found himself in Central Asia. Siddi and Leon met and fell in love. They struggled to survive hunger, homelessness, deadly epidemics, a black market economy, and Soviet police harassment. After the war, they managed to get from Central Asia to a displaced persons camp in Southern Germany. Along the way, they had a baby. In the DP camp, this Jewish couple developed a friendship, which defied the hatreds of the time, with a German woman and put their baby girl into her care. Many vignettes describe the people in Siddi and Leon’s different worlds: the sister who met King Edward VIII; the puritanical daughter of a brothel owner; the Jewish friend who survived living underground in Berlin.< Less