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Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival

May, 1992. Hana is twelve years old when her older sister Atka puts her on a UN evacuation bus fleeing the besieged city of Sarajevo. Thinking they will be apart for a short time, they make a promise to each other to be brave. But as the Bosnian war escalates and months go by without contact, their promise becomes deeply significant. Hana is forced to cope as a refugee in

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La notte in cui la guerra si fermo

This is the story of two friends, Jack and Harry, both keen footballers, both recruited for the army and sent to fight in the trenches in the First World War. Award-winning author, James Riordan, brings to life the fear and horrors that both English and Germans went through as they fought each other in the trenches. The book ends with a moving account of the football match

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The Secret War: The Inside Story of the Code Makers and Code Breakers of World War II

This title offers a comprehensive look at the undercover war, revealing just how much of WWII was won away from the battlefields and how each side desperately tried to get into the mind set of their enemies code makers.From the British cryptologists to the Navajo Indians whose codes helped win the war against Japan, this book reveals the stories of extraordinary people

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Tempt Me(Semper Fi Marines 2)

The man who could be general.Jesse Johnson is a man everyone assumes will be a general. Everyone, that is, but Jesse himself. He isn�t sure if he wants to give that much to the military. His father has spent most of his life surviving a lonely existence with only his work for comfort. Jesse doesn�t want that�he wants it all.The woman who tempts him to misbehave.The last ye

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Sweating Blood

First published in French in 1893, Sweating Blood describes the atrocities of war in 30 tales of horror and inhumanity from the pen of the Pilgrim of the Absolute, Leon Bloy. Writing with blood, sweat, tears and moral outrage, Bloy drew from anecdotes, news reports and his own experiences as a guerilla fighter to compose a fragmented depiction of the 1870 Franco-Prussi

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Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific

Here is one of the most riveting first-person accounts ever to come out of World War II. Robert Leckie enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in January 1942, shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. In Helmet for My Pillow, we follow his odyssey, from basic training on Parris Island, South Carolina, all the way to the raging battles in the Pacific, where som

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Coming Home

The next day we started for Rechamp, not sure if we could get through, but bound to, anyhow! It was the coldest day wed had, the sky steel, the earth iron, and a snow-wind howling down on us from the north. The Vosges are splendid in winter. In summer they are just plump puddingy hills; when the wind strips them they turn to mountains. And we seemed to have the whole coun

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The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry

Unrivaled in its range and intensity, the poetry of World War I continues to have a powerful effect on readers. This newly edited anthology reflects the diverse experiences of those who lived through the war, bringing together the words of poets, soldiers, and civilians affected by the conflict. Here are famous verses by Rupert Brooke, Siegfried Sassoon, and Wilfred Owen;

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Brotherhood of Warriors: Behind Enemy Lines with a Commando in One of the Worlds Most Elite Counterterrorism Units

At the age of eighteen, Aaron Cohen left Beverly Hills to prove himself in the crucible of the armed forces. He was determined to be a part of Israels most elite security cadre, akin to the American Green Berets and Navy SEALs. After fifteen months of grueling training designed to break down each individual man and to rebuild him as a warrior, Cohen was offered the only p

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Captain Corellis Mandolin

With Nicholas Cage as Captain Corelli, John Hurt as Dr Iannis, Penelope Cruz as Pelagia, and Christian Bale as Mandras.It is 1941 and Captain Antonio Corelli, a young Italian officer, is posted to the Greek island of Cephallonia as part of the occupying forces. At first he is ostracized by the locals, but as a conscientious but far from fanatical soldier whose main aim is

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