372 Results
372 Results
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...

L'affaire Gerald Bull les canons de l'Apocalypse —Lester, Normand.
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2007

L'auteur a été le premier à révéler, après la mort de Gerard Bull, que ce dernier travaillait à un projet de canon géant d'une technologie révolutionnaire et que sa participation au programme irakien de missiles...

My childhood under fire a Sarajevo diary —Halilbegovich, Nadja, 1979-
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2007

Halilbegovich was just 12 years old on April 6, 1992, when she was told there would be no school that day - not because of a holiday, but because of a war. Her diary reveals the hurt, pain, and despair brought on by the ...

Courage in the air —Bishop, Arthur, 1923-2013
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2002

Short biographies of Canadian air force personnel who participated in World Wars I and II and the Korean War. 1992. (Canada's military heritage ; 1)

Child soldier when boys and girls are used in war —Humphreys, Jessica Dee, author.
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2017

It's 1993, and the Democratic Republic of Congo is going through major political changes. Five-year-old Michel is playing with friends one day when, without warning, a group of rebel soldiers pulls up to the school groun...

From Baghdad, with love a Marine, the war, and a dog named Lava —Kopelman, Jay.
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2009

During his tour of duty in Iraq, Kopelman endured the emotional stress common for those involved in bloody battles for freedom. Skirting the rules forbidding pets, he and his comrades adopted an abandoned puppy left behi...

Generally speaking the memoirs of Major-General Richard Rohmer —Rohmer, Richard, 1924-
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2007

Major-General Richard Rohmer, a commander of the Order of Military Merit and an Officer of the Order of Canada, began his career in World War II as a top Mustang reconnaissance pilot. He is also a lawyer, litigator, jour...

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...

Lower than angels a memoir of war and peace —Windstaff, W. W.
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2012

When the son of a prominent family enlists for the thrill of it in the British Air Force during World War I, he is not prepared for the difficulties of getting over war when it ends. The author discovers Paris in the 192...

Calepin d'espoir —Dufresne, Danielle, 1957-
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2017

Billy Bishop, Canadian hero —McCaffery, Dan.
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2001

During World War I, Billy Bishop gained fame as a skilled fighter pilot and became the most decorated war hero in Canada. However, over the years, his aviation record has been questioned, especially the number of his "ki...

In enemy hands Canadian prisoners of war, 1939-45 —Dancocks, Daniel G. (Daniel George), 1950-
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2007

Here, in their own words, are the sometimes tragic, sometimes triumphant stories of 165 men and their adventures of imprisonment in and escape from the P.O.W. camps of Germany, Italy, Japan and Hong Kong. 1983.

Courage in the air —Bishop, Arthur, 1923-2013
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2002

Short biographies of Canadian air force personnel who participated in World Wars I and II and the Korean War. 1992. (Canada's military heritage ; 1)

Billy Bishop, Canadian hero —McCaffery, Dan.
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2001

During World War I, Billy Bishop gained fame as a skilled fighter pilot and became the most decorated war hero in Canada. However, over the years, his aviation record has been questioned, especially the number of his "ki...

The astonishing general the life and legacy of Sir Isaac Brock —Turner, Wesley B., 1933-
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2012

A biography of Major General Sir Isaac Brock, describing his life, career, and legacy, particularly in the Canadas, and the context within which he lived. An unlikely hero of the War of 1812, he was admired by his Americ...

Fighter pilot a personal record of the campaign in France, September 8th, 1939, to June 13th 1940 —Richey, Paul.
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2010

Published in 1941, this is the personal memoir of a fighter pilot based in France during the first year of the Second World War. 1941.

81 days below zero the incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaska's frozen wilderness —Murphy, Brian, 1959-
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2015

Shortly before Christmas in 1943, five Army aviators left Alaska's Ladd Field on a test flight. Only one ever returned: Leon Crane, a city kid from Philadelphia with little more than a parachute on his back when he baile...

Eichmann before Jerusalem the unexamined life of a mass murderer —Stangneth, Bettina.
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2015

A total re-assessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann that reveals his activities and notoriety amongst a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich, and permanently challenges Hannah A...

American general the life and times of William Tecumseh Sherman —Eisenhower, John S. D., 1922-2013.
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2014

Biography of William Tecumseh Sherman, the Civil War general whose path of destruction cut the Confederacy in two, broke the will of the Southern population, and earned him a place in history as the first modern general....

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