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  • Intrepid's Last Secrets: Then and Now

    History, Spies and Lies by

    In this engrossing follow-up to The True Intrepid, author Bill Macdonald explores secrets only hinted at in that book. The WW II Macdonald explores secrets only hinted at in that book. The WW II Canadian spymaster William Stephenson - known widely ...


  • Reflecting on WWII, Manzanar, and the WRA

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    Through autobiographical and historical information, Reflecting on WWII, Manzanar, and the WRA provides a broad overview of life in California both before and after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, leading to the creation of the Manzanar War Relocation ...


  • Unseen Body Blows

    The "Fighting LST 479" and its Seven Pacific Campaigns, 1943-1945 by

    Between 1942 and 1945, 1,051 amphibious tank-landing ships were rapidly produced. These were anonymous vessels, slow and unwieldy, and in the words of one crewmember, they looked like bathtubs. At first, LSTs had a reputation of being expendable and ...


  • The Remnants

    A Story of Reconciliation Between Judaism and Christianity by

    The Remnants tells how Jewish composer and Shoah (Holocaust) survivor A. Peter Gary was captured by the Nazis at age seventeen and incarcerated in three concentration camps during WWII. As well, it tells the touching story of Peter’s friendship with ...


  • A Stroll Down Piccadilly

    The Reflections of a British Royal Marine by

    A Stroll Down Piccadilly is a biographical narrative style memoir of James Headley Harris. Jim and his best friend Harry learned about the world and tried to adjust to the bombings, death, and rationings of the World War ll era in Birmingham, ...


  • The Professor and The Pilots

    Letters Home from Wartime London by a Canadian Psychologist by

    This unique collection of letters offers a vivid glimpse of life in wartime London. C. Roger Myers, a young psychology professor at the University of Toronto, was appointed as advisor to the RAF on methods for pilot selection and training. His ...


  • Angels Ten!

    Memoirs of a WWII Spitfire Pilot by

    On November 24th, 1941, Richard Gilman crashed his disabled Spitfire V-B at high speed into a mud bank near Shoreham Emergency Airport in Sussex, England. He was only 19 years old. The accident led to several operations, over a year of ...


  • The King's Shilling and Stalag V111B

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    Born in London, England in 1922, Anthony Parnell's interest in aeroplanes took hold of his imagination at an early age. He became a plane spotter with his friend at Croydon Aerodrome. As his love grew, his dream was that one day he would fly. ...


  • 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 ...


  • Witness

    Voices and Choices by

    George Horak shares adventures and experiences from every stage of his life: growing up in an austere Catholic family in the former Czechoslovakia, witnessing the destruction of World War II, rebelling against the communists and escaping to South ...