Tag: World War II

The Crest

The Crest

| December 13, 2018

In the fall of 1914, Gerhard Lange excitedly receives orders from the Kaiserliche Deutsche Armee. He and his best friend, Otto Schmidt, are to join Germany’s battle with France. The young men quickly learn that there is no glory in war. At the end of World War I, Gerhard and Otto return home broken men, […]

Things Could Get Ugly.

Things Could Get Ugly.

| November 9, 2018

THINGS COULD GET UGLYThe Great Depression, Jim Crow, the Syndicate, a Corrupt Politician … and a Reporter.It’s late summer 1939. Hitler is threatening war in Europe. Here, the Great Depression lingers on, Jim Crow rules the South, and the Syndicate is spreading its tentacles. Jack O’Brien returns to his hometown looking for the story that […]

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Edelweiss

Edelweiss

| July 18, 2018

Set in Europe during World War II, Edelweiss is a story of heroism and love. Marietta von Burgheim is a woman of beauty and morality, and an heiress to a fortune. Turning her back on the responsibilities of her noble birth and her father’s wrath, Marietta joins a student resistance group determined to overthrow the […]

When the War is Over

When the War is Over

| July 5, 2018

A losing battle. A reluctant soldier. One boy’s promise to survive. Germany, 1945. Ever since Anton Kohler first heard the vibrant sound of the violin, he’s dreamed of mastering the instrument. But when his father dies, the fifteen-year-old must give up his passion to support his seven younger siblings. As the Russian army marches closer […]

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Rescued

Rescued

| June 22, 2018

This short story is an introduction to George Mitchell, and is a preface to further stories featuring this compelling character. World War Two is bringing new challenges for Britain, her men and women in uniform, and her citizens. The feeling of defeat by many, and the fear of invasion, is very real. George Mitchell, a […]

Determined: The Story of Holocaust Survivor Avraham Perlmutter

Determined: The Story of Holocaust Survivor Avraham Perlmutter

| June 4, 2018

Avraham Perlmutter is just ten years old when his life changes forever. In 1938, the Nazis arrive in Avraham’s hometown of Vienna, Austria. Desperate to help their son survive, his parents send him to the Netherlands. But the invading German army soon follows. During the ensuing war-torn years, young Avraham braves harrowing captures, daring escapes, […]

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Refugee

Refugee

| May 12, 2018

Dresden fire bombers—Rolf Krieger holds Willem, his son, in his arms as he dies—his family suffocates in the inferno. In 1950 Australia, Rolf starts a new life. But the war will not go away, Dresden, nightmares, Germany, deserters, killing fields, dead bodies, military hospitals, and refugee centres, fill his mind. He faces prejudice and his […]

Only The Impassioned

Only The Impassioned

| November 26, 2017

Near the end of World War II, an American soldier in Germany is mortally wounded. In his final moment, he experiences the glory of a beautiful life, if only in his dreams. *Revised November 2017* This is not a war story, despite its setting, but the story of a young person whose life is so […]

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A Mercedes in the Sand

A Mercedes in the Sand

| October 18, 2017

Berlin in the 1920’s was an exciting pulsating city offering diverse entertainments. Albert Berg – the pampered son of a factory owner fully enjoys the life and the women of his city. He refuses to acknowledge the signs of growing anti-semitism and why suddenly he is “less German” than before. Though a proud German and […]

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Radar Love

Radar Love

| August 24, 2017

Peggy, Audrey, Dorothy, and Maisy; Four young ladies, four young friends studying Physics at University get recruited to join the Special Signal Services to serve their country as Radar Operators. At twenty years old they embark on exciting, sad and nervous times during World War II. They fall in love, they dance, they get challenged […]