History, Military, World War II
A Good Man
A Prisoner of War's True Account of Betrayal and Survival During the Second World War by Jeanie Quirt Brown
This is the story of Lorne Shetler, a distinguished Second World War veteran and former prisoner of war. Driven by a desire to preserve her father's remarkable story for generations to follow, his daughter Jeanie immersed herself in his journals, ...
The Job To Be Done
A Son's Journey Into The Story Of A WW2 Bomber Command Aircrew by Clint L. Coffey
A unique blend of historical narrative and personal memoir, this is the powerful true story of seven young men, including the author’s father, who served in Bomber Command in World War Two. Based on a pilot’s logbook and years of research, this ...
Kirkland Lake Remembers
by William A. Glover
“Kirkland Lake Remembers” is a long overdue book, documenting the lives of 202 hometown war heroes. The core 157 soldiers, sailors and airmen are listed on the Kirkland Lake cenotaph where no man is left behind. Meet each of these war heroes; their ...
This is War and I Ain’t Kiddin’
A Collection of World War II Letters from Dad by Barbara Gales Macaulay
Deep in the bottom of her late mother’s cedar chest, Barbara Gales Macaulay discovered a lifeline to the past: more than 300 letters written by her late father, Richard “Dick” Gales to his wife “Hay” (Hazel) when he was a soldier during World War ...
Struggle and Heroics in Occupied Holland
WWII and Beyond by Hans Messinger
Several years into World War II, a young couple in occupied Holland decided to hide a Jewish medical student in their home to protect him from the Nazis as part of their work with the Resistance. Eventually, they helped smuggle him out of the ...
When the Bombs were Silent
My Life After War by Mary Leach
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 ...
Stutthof Diaries Collection
For Truth & Honor by Tore Jørgensen
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 ...
by Clifford Patrick Hall
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 Zack Redman
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 Christina Chowaniec
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 ...