372 Results
372 Results
Long knives and short memories the Spandau Prison story —Fishman, Jack.
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2011

Document surveys the lives, crimes, and imprisonment of the seven men who Fishman calls "the Hitler gang." Among the questions Fishman discusses are the short memories of many people, especially those born after World Wa...

Hit the target eight men who led the Eighth Air Force to victory over the Luftwaffe —Yenne, Bill, 1949-
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2017

Less than a month after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Army formed its first air force designated to operate overseas, the Eighth. Within four months, they had set up base in England. Three months later, they were ...

Six years in the Hanoi Hilton —Shively Hawk, Amy.
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2017

In 1967, US Air Force fighter pilot James Shively was shot down over North Vietnam. After ejecting from his F-105 Thunderchief aircraft, he landed in a rice paddy and was captured by the North Vietnamese Army. For the ne...

Just Raoul adventures in the French resistance —Bacque, James, 1929-2019
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2007

Bacque explores the actions and motivations of Raoul Laporterie, the leader of a very successful resistance operation in France during the German occupation in the Second World War. Laporterie was the mayor of the villag...

One gal's army —Ward Sue, 1913-
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2009

Ward recounts her adventures in the first-ever regular Canadian army corps for women. It's the middle of WWII, but the women's "battle" is not against a foreign enemy but against a military establishment ill-prepared to ...

Shoot like a girl one woman's dramatic fight in Afghanistan and on the home front —Hegar, Mary Jennings.
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2017

An Air National Guard officer describes her experiences after being shot down on a Medevac mission in Afghanistan, and her efforts to convince the U.S. government to allow women to serve openly on the front lines. 2017.

Knights of the air Canadian fighter pilots in the First World War —Bashow, David L., 1946-
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2004

More than 13, 000 Canadian men flew with the British flying services during the First World War and at least 171 of them became ace scout or fighter pilots. Of the twenty-six Empire aces with thirty or more claims, ten w...

Janusz Zurakowski legend in the skies —Zuk, Bill, 1947-
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2008

Zurakowski was an aeronautical engineer, World War II combat pilot, squadron leader, and an aerobatic performer. He flew over 60 types of aircraft throughout his life and is one of the few pilots to have invented an aero...

A soldier first bullets, bureaucrats and the politics of war —Hillier, Rick, 1955-
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2010
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Born and raised in Newfoundland, Hillier joined the military as a young man and quickly climbed the ranks, playing a significant role in the 1998 ice storm and moving on to command a multinational NATO task force in Bos...

Inside the Gestapo a Jewish woman's secret war —Moszkiewiez, Helene, 1920-
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2005

In 1939, the author, then 19 years old, joined the Belgian underground. Her first assignment was to work as a clerk for the Gestapo and obtain information. She spent the next 6 years working as an agent, saving the lives...

High flight a story of World War II —Granfield, Linda.
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2003

Born in Shanghai and educated in England, John Magee was impatient to take part in the war raging in Europe and decided to enlist in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Not long after he wrote the poem "High Flight" at age nin...

Fifteen days stories of bravery, friendship, life and death from inside the new Canadian Army —Blatchford, Christie.
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2009

Blatchford has covered the conflict in Afghanistan as an embedded reporter, and provides observations of military life in the twenty-first century. The troops share their accounts of their desire to serve, their willingn...

Le chemin parcouru mémoires d'un enfant soldat : témoignage —Beah, Ishmael, 1980-
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2010

Il s'appelle Ishmael Beah. Hier encore, c'était un enfant qui jouait à la guerre. Aujourd'hui, il la fait. Un jour de 1992, sa vie bascule brusquement dans le chaos. Faute de troupes, les deux camps - armée gouverneme...

Mick the real Michael Collins —Hart, Peter, 1963-2010.
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2009

Before his death at 31, Collins had fought in the Easter Rising, organized the IRA, negotiated the Anglo-Irish Treaty, and run the first independent government in Ireland. Drawing on previously unknown sources and assess...

Candy bomber the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" —Tunnell, Michael O.
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2011

"World War II was over, and Berlin was in ruins. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. They were hungry and afraid. The young pilot wanted to help, but what could one man in...

A boy from Botwood Pte. A.W. Manuel, Royal Newfoundland Regiment, 1914-1919 —Manuel, Arthur, 1895-1982, author.
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2017

Arthur Manuel's harrowing account of his First World War experiences as part of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, which he wrote years after the war. 2017.

Le soldat inconnu —Granfield, Linda.
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2010

Un livre à la mémoire des hommes et des femmes de toutes les forces armées du monde qui reposent, inconnus, dans des tombes marquées ou non, sur la terre ou sous la mer. Granfield explique l'origine des monuments com...

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