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  • We Will Not Die Here

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    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 ...


  • Wind, Gravel and Ice

    Memoir of my Opa as a Canadian Soldier in Iceland during the Second World War by

    When Christina discovers her Grandfather’s diary years after his death, she is surprised to learn he had been stationed in Iceland as a young Canadian soldier in the early days of the Second World War. Intrigued, she sets out on a decade long ...


  • Let George Do It

    A Flying Officer's Journal by

    Imagine flying over Germany with flak lighting up the dark skies. So it was one night when the crew of the “Let George Do It” Lancaster bomber first experienced the Nazi “scarecrows”, rocket-like devices that burst into flame ahead of their aircraft ...


  • Blood and Glass

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

    What might the world be like today had President John F. Kennedy lived to be reelected? And is human nature a universal condition or one that changes with the society of its time? The profiles of four English royal leaders in the fifteenth and ...


  • The Soul's Journey

    Remembering a legacy of heroism & resilience. by

    “The Soul's Journey is a compelling and moving tale of a Polish family migrating to Canada after WWII and building a life for themselves in a prairie town in the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Mary Shumilak beautifully contextualizes her parents' lives in ...


  • Ralph Douglas Clark – Atlantic Telegraph Cable Operator

    A Family Memoir by

    This heart-felt narrative, profusely illustrated with historical images and detailed captions, chronicles highlights in the life of Ralph Douglas Clark whose career as an Atlantic telegraph cable operator began in the tiny Nova Scotia seaport of ...


  • The Refugee

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    Anna Bruic nee Arndt, was born in 1938 into a working class family in Berlin. During her childhood, small pleasures are increasingly overshadowed by the horrors and atrocities of war - a highlight is a 1943 Christmas party in a bunker deep below ...


  • Our Quarrel with the Foe

    Edmonton's Soldiers 1914 - 1918 by

    After the terrible poison gas attack in the Ypres Salient in April 1915, Canadian medical officer John McCrae made a plea to his nation in his poem, “In Flanders Fields”, to hold the torch from fallen hands and take up Our Quarrel with the Foe. ...


  • Brothers, Lift Your Voices

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    The year is 1944, and as the world undergoes one of modern history’s most horrific eras, the Langstaff family strives to remain connected despite the oceans and battlegrounds that separate them. Brothers, Lift Your Voices is an epic compilation of ...


  • Six Days of Impossible

    Navy SEAL Hell Week - A Doctor Looks Back by

    HELL WEEK HAS NEVER BEEN DESCRIBED SO EFFECTIVELY. Six days in Hell define every SEAL that moves past the point of no return in their minds. Robert Adams, MD brings the experiences of his classmates into view with real, difficult to believe ...