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Lübecker! By Don Johnson
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A captivating look at a unique moment in time. This is one person's fascinating story of life that most of us can never imagine. Over 140 photographs, most from that era, add to the authenticity.... More > Lübecker! started out as a simple history of my Army Security Agency detachment, but I soon found I wasn't an historian. All I know for sure is what happened to me. Well, at least reasonably sure. I vividly recall that the nasty edginess of the Cold War was still in full bloom, and so were a multitude of eager young frauleinin seeking to earn their way to the promised land - the United States. Many romances begun in Lübeck between former foes ended in a multitude of happy marriages - and a few disasters. That's what this book is all about - plus anecdotes and tales from other Lübeckers who were more frisky and fearless than I. It all makes for a good read - and a little history lesson as an added bonus. Lübeck was, and still is, a special place on this planet; don't miss a chance to visit this city.< Less
The Martinique Diversion By Don Johnson
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The Martinique Diversion begins as Germany is invading France at the start of WWII. The government of France suddenly was dealing with the “problem” of hiding the world’s largest... More > reserve of gold bullion from Hitler’s impending takeover. If these vast sums of gold fell into the Nazi's hands, it would surely lead to the complete domination of Europe - and quite likely, the United States. According to reports, some of it was sent overseas to friendly territories; others say the largest portion was lost at sea somewhere off the island of Martinique. What is the truth? Well, this is a work of fiction, so anything and everything may or may not have happened. In short, The Martinique Diversion presents one very real possibility – and to strengthen its credence, the story is built around actual, historical events. There’s also a little bit of romance thrown in for good measure.< Less
Lübecker! By Don Johnson
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A captivating look at a unique moment in time. This is one person's fascinating story of life that most of us can never imagine. Over 140 photographs, most from that era, add to the authenticity.... More > Lübecker! started out as a simple history of my Army Security Agency detachment, but I soon found I wasn't an historian. All I know for sure is what happened to me. Well, at least reasonably sure. I vividly recall that the nasty edginess of the Cold War was still in full bloom, and so were a multitude of eager young frauleinin seeking to earn their way to the promised land - the United States. Many romances begun in Lübeck between former foes ended in a multitude of happy marriages - and a few disasters. That's what this book is all about - plus anecdotes and tales from other Lübeckers who were more frisky and fearless than I. It all makes for a good read - and a little history lesson as an added bonus. Lübeck was, and still is, a special place on this planet; don't miss a chance to visit this city.< Less
The Martinique Diversion By Don Johnson
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The Martinique Diversion begins as Germany is invading France at the start of WWII. The government of France suddenly was dealing with the “problem” of hiding the world’s largest... More > reserve of gold bullion from Hitler’s impending takeover. If these vast sums of gold fell into the Nazi's hands, it would surely lead to the complete domination of Europe - and quite likely, the United States. According to reports, some of it was sent overseas to friendly territories; others say the largest portion was lost at sea somewhere off the island of Martinique. What is the truth? Well, this is a work of fiction, so anything and everything may or may not have happened. In short, The Martinique Diversion presents one very real possibility – and to strengthen its credence, the story is built around actual, historical events. There’s also a little bit of romance thrown in for good measure.< Less