Category: eBooks Converted and Formatted By Us
Author: Edward Steers
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Description

December 7, 1941 brought about a cataclysmic change to America. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor catapulted the country into a global war that every one expected, but still caught most people by complete surprise. Within a matter of months, the country was transformed into the greatest arsenal of war the world has ever seen. Over 16 million men and women served in uniform while nearly four times that number became citizen volunteers on the home front.

"Don't You Know There's A War On?" is a trip down memory lane during those challenging years when an entire nation went to war. Every man, woman, and child was called into service, and few, if any, refused the call.

This book is not just about volunteers and sacrifice. It also tells the story of one of the nation's best kept secrets in the Navy's incredible "V-5" program, the story of an airplane called "Stubborn Hellion," the Japanese "balloon bombs," and the bombing of Oregon by an ingenious Japanese plan that almost worked.

"Don't You Know There's A War On?" is a delightful read about those momentous days during World War II when America was forever changed by what many historians describe as the defining event of the 20th century.

Date insert: Friday, 03 February 2023

T'was the Night Before Christmas... 

 (With apologies to Clement Clarke Moore, may he forgive my doggerel...)

...and all through the shop,
all we minions were working,
   until ready to drop.

The ebooks were flying,
the covers were spare,
The edits were crazy,
   with "one more thing I must share!"

We waited for Santa,
'Cuz we love old Saint Nick,
But Hitch made us work,
   Waving 'round an old stick!

So slave we all did,
And made all your books,
So that Hitch would say now,
   that we're off the hook.

Come today we're off,
to rest up our fingers,
Our hats we will doff,
   No books they do linger.

But we'll all be back,
Don't give it a thought,
for like all wage slaves,
   we're easily bought.

We'll be back on the fifth,
all eager and fresh,
All ready for you,
   after a well-deserved rest.

So Hitch wants to say,
very strongly and loud,
THANKS ALL YOU GUYS,
  you're the best type of crowd.

Indy and Len and Hitch and the gang,
will be back on the 5th,
to do books with a BANG!

In the meantime don't worry,
if you're in a hurry,
'cuz some poor guy got stuck
   sitting here like a duck.

Your emails we'll receive,
so no need to grieve.
We'll be a bit slow,
but we're raring to go.

Your books will be worked on,
your edits still made,
we're just resting a bit,
   before we all fade.

So please excuse the delays;
It won't be for days;
we'll jump on your queries,
   for your wondrous new series.

We waited for Santa,
'Cuz we love old St. Nick,
And sure 'nuff he came,
   It wasn't a trick.

And as he rode off,
into the night,
I could swear I heard Hitch yell,
   "That Edit's Not Right!"

~~~~~~~~~~

We'll be back on the morning of January 5th; we'll be here parttime between now and then, thanks.