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One Boy s War

Author : Lynn Huggins-Cooper
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Sixteen-year-old Sydney is overwhelmed by the excitement of the 1914 recruitment campaigns and the bravado of men leaving for the Great War. Bursting with enthusiasm, he runs away to join up, but soon finds himself a long way from home in a frontline trench where reality - and the rats - begin to bite. Told through Sydney's optimistic letters home and his journal, this is his honest portrayal of the disillusionment and degradation of life and death in the trenches of World War I. 'Find room for this indictment of the First World War' - Bookseller

One Boy s War

Author : Nancy McDonald
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ENGLAND, SUMMER 1940. Following a brush with death on the Irish Sea, ten-year-old Käfer Avigdor unexpectedly finds himself back in London. There, he stumbles upon a sinister Nazi plot, which targets hundreds of people in Britain -- including the most powerful man in the country. The one person who might be able to defeat Adolf Hitler. With the Germans threatening to invade England at any moment, Käfer musters all his courage and ingenuity in a valiant effort to thwart the Nazis. But will he succeed in time to save the day? One Boy's War, the sequel to Boy from Berlin, is inspired by real people and historical events.

One Boy s War a Memoir

Author : Ronald F. (Ronald Finnamore) Hawkins
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One Boy s War

Author : Anthony Rudd
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Author : Bill Green
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Bill Green was born in England in 1936. He was evacuated at the outbreak of World War II in 1939. After the war he went to Boarding School and at age seventeen joined the Royal Navy; serving in submarines for 25 years. He now lives in Perth, Western Australia. People who read this book made the following comments:- alex 13 April 2011 I found BILLY one of those rare books you read which you cant stop reading but you dont want to finishI hope Bill Green writes a sequel. elpokid 2 May 2011 BILLY What a great read. The book made me realise how hard and cruel life was during and after the war. My only disappointment was that the book had to come to an end. I found myself rationing my reading time just to stretch out the remaining pages. jobgre 9 May 2011 BILLY This book gives a very descriptive account of how life was for evacuees during World War 2. What is also apparent is that life for the author and his brother were not just hard when evacuated, but did not change when they returned to the care of their father and stepmother. An extremely good read which I would recommend

Foxholes and Flashbacks

Author : Andrew Avery
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He yanked the slide of his rifle and clicked the safety on. A condom was stretched over the rifle barrel to keep out salt water. As the beach grew closer, Japanese mortar shells began to fall. They exploded all around the small craft. The anxiety was growing ten-fold with each explosion. West gripped his rifle tighter and tighter. Amongst the torrents of the greatest conflict ever fought, World War II, eighteen-year-old soldier Peter West must overcome his fears and summon his courage to fight the Japanese in 1942. Follow West through a journey of passion, love, valor, and death in Andrew Avery's debut novel, Foxholes and Flashbacks. He has left the love of his life, Catherine, back at home to await his return. On his quest to survive, West will face many perils: thousands of enemy soldiers, hills bristling with machine gun emplacements, suicidal nighttime attacks, and the hazardous jungle terrain. Accompanying West on his adventure are a collection of other soldiers in his rifle squad. Through alternating between flashbacks and the wartime present, Avery delves into the harsh realities of war. With an unflinching look into the pain and suffering of the era, Foxholes and Flashbacks delivers a punch that is sure to keep you turning page after page.

One Boy at War

Author : Paul A. Sergios
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A young former Hollywood executive chronicles his battle with AIDS, his decision to take control of his own destiny, and his work with the AIDS underground--a coalition of people who, in the face of mainstream apathy, are dedicated to finding alternative therapies. 10,000 first printing.

Relief and Rehabilitation of War Victims in Indochina One Year After the Ceasefire

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Study Mission to Indochina
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Annual Reports of the War Department

Author : United States. War Department
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Framed by War

Author : Susie Woo
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An intimate portrait of the postwar lives of Korean children and women Korean children and women are the forgotten population of a forgotten war. Yet during and after the Korean War, they were central to the projection of US military, cultural, and political dominance. Framed by War examines how the Korean orphan, GI baby, adoptee, birth mother, prostitute, and bride emerged at the heart of empire. Strained embodiments of war, they brought Americans into Korea and Koreans into America in ways that defined, and at times defied, US empire in the Pacific. What unfolded in Korea set the stage for US postwar power in the second half of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. American destruction and humanitarianism, violence and care played out upon the bodies of Korean children and women. Framed by War traces the arc of intimate relations that served as these foundations. To suture a fragmented past, Susie Woo looks to US and South Korean government documents and military correspondence; US aid organization records; Korean orphanage registers; US and South Korean newspapers and magazines; and photographs, interviews, films, and performances. Integrating history with visual and cultural analysis, Woo chronicles how Americans went from knowing very little about Koreans to making them family, and how Korean children and women who did not choose war found ways to navigate its aftermath in South Korea, the United States, and spaces in between.

A book of anecdotes religious interesting and practical

Author : Matthew Denton
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Boys Life

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Boys' Life is the official youth magazine for the Boy Scouts of America. Published since 1911, it contains a proven mix of news, nature, sports, history, fiction, science, comics, and Scouting.

Report of the Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War

Author : United States. Philippine Commission (1900-1916)
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Includes information by the Commission and various public officials and agencies on the economic, social, geographic and local governmental development of the Philippines.

History of the state during the war and the lives of her generals

Author : Whitelaw Reid
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One of the Boys

Author : Paul Jackson
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The first book to tell the story of queer servicemen in the Canadian armed forces during World War II and the anti-homosexual policies designed to root them out.

One Hundred Choice Selections in Poetry and Prose

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Chesi s Story

Author : Link Suh White
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This is the story of a "preteen Korean boy who survived a Communist takeover, the destruction of home and family, his liberation and adoption as company mascot by the Americans who saved him."

A History of the War Between Great Britain and the United States of America

Author : Gilbert Auchinleck
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The Boy s Book of Battle lyrics

Author : Thomas Dunn English
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One Boy s Boston 1887 1901

Author : Samuel Eliot Morison
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