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Titles by Wes Oleszewski





Witch of November



The Witch of November

Wicked Winds and Wrecks

by Wes Oleszewski

The witch of November has been a frequent visitor to the Great Lakes.

In 1975 she came calling for the Edmund Fitzgerald.  Throughout the

history of Great Lakes shipping, fierce storms have swept across

the Great Lakes during the early days of November with tragic

consequences.  Now Wes Oleszewski recounts the stories of those other

times the witch has come calling. Filled with vivid accounts and previously

unknown facts that make this a compelling read.


Softbound, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 224 pages, historical photos and

maps. Item No. AB805, ISBN:978-1-892384-80-5














Price: $17.95







Call t Duty


Call to Duty: WWII

The Great Lakes Region Responds

by Wes Oleszewski

A follow up to the wildy successful WWII and the Great Lakes. This book involves a more

personal and up close look at obscure topics and people relating to the Great Lakes and the war effort.  Another sure-fire bestseller.

Softbound, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 288 pages, historical photos and

maps. Item No. AB799, ISBN:978-1-892384-79-9
















Price: $17.95








ww2World War II & the Great Lakes

Submarines, Bombers and Ore Boats

by Wes Oleszewski

While it is not well known or publicized, the Great Lakes region

played a major role as the United States was embroiled in World

War II.  Well-researched and well-written this latest "Wes" book

is an interesting and captivating read.

Softbound, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 288 pages, historical photos and

maps. Item No. AB775, ISBN:978-1-892384-77-5











Price: $17.95







Regional Best Seller! 

Over 40,000 Sold 

Great Lakes   Lighthouses 

American and Canadian

by Wes Oleszewski 

This very popular best seller has been updated 

with new information, additional lighthouses and 

photos. Now an even more valuable reference 

book for the lighthouse or nautical buff. 

Softbound, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 224 pages, historical 

photos. Item No. AB584, ISBN: 978-1-892384-58-4 

Price: $17.95




Ghost Ships


Ghost Ships, Gales  Forgotten Tales

True Adventures on the Great Lakes

by Wes Oleszewski

Each of the stories in this book is a narrative of an actual

occurrence. The tales here will be of the obscure events that

have been under-reported or forgotten altogether.

Softbound, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 224 pages, historical photos and

maps. Item No. AB832, ISBN: 978-0-932212-83-2

Price: $17.95








All Hands  On Deck

Forgotten Great  Lakes Shipwrecks

by Wes Oleszewski

Fans of Wes Oleszewski will love

this, his latest true shipwreck

book. His usual excellent research

and great storytelling make this an

enjoyable read.

Softbound   , 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 192 pages, historical photos. Item No.AB607,

ISBN: 978-1-892384-60-7

Price: $16.95




Great Lakes  Ghost Stories 

Haunted Tales Past  & Present

by Wes Oleszewski

One of the Great Lakes best storytellers does it again in this,

his ninth book. Ghost stories passed to the author by others,

researched and retold. The stories are sure to grab your


Softbound, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 176 pages. Item No. AB264,

ISBN: 978-1-892384-26-3

Price: $15.95



Best of WesThe Best of Wes Oleszewski

Favorite Great Lakes Shipwreck Stories

by Wes Oleszewski

Wes has researched and written hundreds of Great Lakes

Maritime stories over the years. He has personally chosen

his "best" and is putting his favorites in the book. A great read

of classic Wes stories.


Softbound, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 208 pages. Item No. AB706,

ISBN: 978-1-892384-70-6



Price: $16.95 


woodens ships


Wooden Ships and Deadly Seas

True Shipwrecks and the Deadly Great Lakes

by Wes Oleszewski

True shipwreck stories supported by the meticulous research of author

Wes Oleszewski. In many cases the reader will feel that they are actually

participating in the story being told. Another great read by Oleszewski.


Softbound, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 192 pages. Item No. AB713,

ISBN: 978-1-892384-71-3 






Price: $16.95