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  • When the Bombs were Silent

    My Life After War by

    We did not hear the sound of the approaching rocket but from the explosion that shook the whole house, we knew it had landed close by. Then there was the sound of something falling or crumbling, which turned out to be our tall chimney and a large ...


  • The Welsh Owens

    Squires of Campobello by

    In an age when the political institutions of Europe and America were already democratizing, the owners of a huge parcel of land in North America went the other way, to feudalism. This book is an original study of the patricians who directed the ...


  • The Journey of a Band of Villanova Brothers

    A Memoir by

    Long-lasting friendships are rare, but they do happen. In 1962, sixteen young men, strangers all, chose to enroll as freshmen at Villanova University located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. They met at different times and in different ways over ...


  • Stutthof Diaries Collection

    For Truth & Honor by

    In the early days of World War II, as Nazi Germany brutally invaded and occupied neighboring countries around Europe, hundreds of Norwegian police officers were commanded to carry out the orders of the Nazi occupiers of their homeland – Norway. They ...


  • Musical Colours

    Marches of the UK and Canadian Forces by

    On the cover of the 1970 record THE VANISHING REGIMENTS, Colonel CH Jaeger OBE made an interesting observation: ‘Be it true or not that old soldiers never die but only fade away, it is absolutely certain that the music connected with soldiering ...


  • Blood and Glass

    Leaders of Vision in Medieval England and the Tragic 'What If' of Vietnam by

    THIS BOOK IS ABOUT EXTRAORDINARY MEN AND WOMEN living in transitional ages of great change and separated by over 400 years. Henry V, Margaret Beaufort, her son Henry VII, Queen Elizabeth I, and John F. Kennedy – all owed their selection to one ...


  • Salty Dips Volume 11

    Some things pass. Some things change. Some just stay the same. by

    Among sailors, “to spin a dip” means “to tell a story.” The Naval Association of Canada - Ottawa Branch's Salty Dips series carries on this tradition by collecting entertaining and informative stories about the Canadian Navy as it is remembered by ...


  • Dear Bill

    Letters to Dad 1939 - 1945 The War Years by

    Dear Bill is, in many ways, a time capsule that illuminates and brilliantly colours the years of 1939-1945 from a uniquely Canadian pioneer perspective. Bill Treadgold was a young man from Kelowna, BC commissioned into the RCAF; while his war ...


  • Chasing Shadows

    by

    Karl is a survivor. The night bombings of Dresden when he was a child still haunt him to this day. The terrible whistling sound as the bombs fell through the sky. His mother held him tightly while covering their heads with a heavy blanket. Their ...


  • We Will Not Die Here

    by

    In this redemption tale, an unlikely friendship offers a glimpse into the resilience of the human spirit. During the Battle of the Bulge in the frozen winter of 1944, Henry Gerald Briggs, a deserting American soldier, stumbles across the German ...