372 Results
372 Results
Unbroken an extraordinary true story of courage and survival —Hillenbrand, Laura.
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2015

Details the life of Louis Zamperini (born 1917), an Olympic runner and World War II bombardier, who survived a plane crash and forty-seven days adrift at sea only to become a POW in Japan. Relates Louis's later religious...

Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot —Raven, Margot Theis.
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2014

The true story of a young German girl, Mercedes Simon, and of the American pilot, Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping candy-filled parachutes during the Airlift. Grades 2-...

Le régiment de Maisonneuve vers la victoire, 1944-1945 —Marchand, Gérard, 1904-1980.
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2008

Voici le récit des péripéties vécues par les soldats du Régiment de Maisonneuve durant la phase la plus meurtrière de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Vous revivrez de l'intérieur les drames et les joies de ces combatt...

Duty a father, his son, and the man who won the war —Greene, Bob.
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2012

Based on interviews with his father's hero--the B-29 pilot who dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, in August 1945--a syndicated columnist delivers a tribute to a passing generation. Explores the values of World ...

Almost a lifetime —McMahon, John, 1921-
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2012

John McMahon gives a personal account of the Second World War from Ireland through Holland, Germany, and Canada. Now living in British Columbia, MacMahon was born in Belfast in 1921. At the age of 19, he joined the Royal...

Boldness be my friend —Pape, Richard, 1916-
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2011

"Escape... escape... escape... by God!" was his constant exhortation. "Never mind hunger pains, discomfort, or any other agony. Let escape become your passion, your one and only obsession until you finally reach home." S...

Tant que dure le jour —Travers, Susan, 1909-2003.
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2017

His father's son the life of General Ted Roosevelt Jr. —Brady, Tim, 1955-
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2017

The story of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., a fortunate son who proved himself on the battlefields of two world wars. 2017.

The constructed Mennonite history, memory, and the Second World War —Werner, Hans, 1952-
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2015

A unique account of a life shaped by Stalinism, Nazism, migration, famine, and war. John Werner was a survivor. Born in the Soviet Union just after the Bolshevik Revolution, he was named Hans and grew up in a German-spea...

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

FOB doc a doctor on the front lines in Afghanistan : a war diary —Wiss, Ray, 1959-
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2010
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Unusually for a Canadian Forces physician, Ray Wiss spent virtually his entire tour in the combat area, at Forward Operating Bases - "FOBs" - in Kandahar province, the birthplace of the Taliban and the most intense comba...

Monty the making of a general, 1887-1942 —Hamilton, Nigel.
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2011

This biography of British field marshal Bernard Law Montgomery provides a view of his personal life, military training, and military career up to his decisive and famous defeat of the Germans during World War II. c1981.

Duty a father, his son, and the man who won the war —Greene, Bob.
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2012

Based on interviews with his father's hero--the B-29 pilot who dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, in August 1945--a syndicated columnist delivers a tribute to a passing generation. Explores the values of World ...

Le nazi et le psychiatre un face-à-face passionnant entre un grand criminel nazi et un jeune psychiatre [ambitieux : qui manipule l'autre?] —El-Hai, Jack.
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2017

" En 1945, alors que le monde entier s'efforce de surmonter le traumatisme causé par la guerre, les hauts responsables nazis doivent répondre de leurs actes au procès de Nuremberg. Soucieux d'offrir au public un proce...

In the eye of the storm the life of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf —Cohen, Roger.
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2008

The first half of this book describes Schwarzkopf's life as a career military man who served twice in Vietnam. The second half looks at the Gulf War and the general's role in it. 1991.

Ma vie en rafales —Kalachnikov, Mikhaïl Timofeievitch, 1919-
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2005

L'histoire de l'homme qui a inventé le fameux fusil d'assaut AK-47, l'arme la plus célèbre au monde qui a fait de lui le Russe le plus connu. 2003.

Germany, Hitler, and World War II essays in modern German and world history —Weinberg, Gerhard L.
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2012

Weinberg, who helped microfilm captured German records and has written numerous studies on World War II, documents Hitler's plans in starting the war. The German leadership, Weinberg asserts, intended to conquer Europe a...

Elsie and Mairi go to war two extraordinary women on the Western Front —Atkinson, Diane.
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2011

Elsie Knocker, 30, a divorced mother of one, and Mairi Gooden-Chisholm, an upper-class Scottish teenager, found their calling in Pervyse, Belgium during World War I. They drove packed frontline ambulances and nursed woun...

From romance to reality
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2001

Peggy O'Hara, this book's editor, was a so-called war bride, coming to Canada from England after marrying a Canadian serviceman during the Second World War. She later wondered about the other thousands of British and Dut...

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