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An Unconventional Soldier in South East Asia, 1948-71
by J P Cross
<p>The jungle can be seen as the environment closest to mankind’s primaeval origins and the setting in which he, or most of his kind, is least at home. Conflicts in jungle regions pose unique problems and demand special soldiering skills. J.P. ...eBook
by Kate Sidley
<p>How do you retell the well-worn life story of a national icon? One way is this: a palimpsest of a hundred memories of the great man, revolutionary, world leader, and family figure, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth. Kate Sidley ...eBook
Because I Say What I Think
by Raif Badawi
<p><b>"Raif Badawi's is an important voice for all of us to hear"</b>— Salman Rushdie<br><br>Raif Badawi, a Saudi Arabian blogger, shared his thoughts on politics, religion, and liberalism online. He was sentenced to 1,000 lashes, ten years in ...
Inventions, Intrigue, and Unfinished Works
by Cynthia Phillips & Shana Priwer
<p>Timed to coincide with the release of Walter Isaacson’s latest biography on the famous painter and inventor, as well as the latest thriller in Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code series, this book includes 101 in-depth facts about Leonardo Da ...eBook
by Shana Priwer
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by Mitchell Zuckoff
<i>13 HOURS</i> is the true account of the events of 11 September 2012, when terrorists attacked a US State Compound and a nearby CIA station in Libya, one of the most dangerous corners of the globe. On that fateful day, a team of six American ...
How the Longest War in U.S. History Affected a Military Family in Love, Loss, and the Cost Of Service
by Kristine Schellhaas
<p>Less than 1% of our nation will ever serve in our armed forces, leaving many to wonder what life is really like for military families. He answers the call of duty in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Pacific; she keeps the home fires burning. WorldseBook
by Arthur Herman
How did two men move the world away from wars for land and treasure to wars over ideas and ideologies-a change that would go on to kill millionsIn April 1917, Woodrow Wilson-champion of American democracy but also of segregation, advocate for ...
The 50 fundamentals of his life, strategies, and legacy, each explained in half a minute
by Quarto UK
The 50 fundamentals of his life, strategies, and legacy, each explained in half a minute ...
by Baby Professor
Why should a child be bothered with the events of the past and the people who made them possible? Well, because the study of history brings to light lessons about cultures, traditions, and the decisions that changed the world. In this book, we ...eBook
by Baby Professor
In the following pages, we will get to know about the 50 Famous People in Modern History. We will get to see their pictures, learn about their lives and even understand the reasons why they became famous. It’s important to know, but not ...eBook
by George Bizos
<p>65 Years of Friendship tells the heartrending story of a remarkable friendship between two remarkable men: world-renowned human-rights lawyer George Bizos, and Nelson Mandela. George and Madiba met as students at the University of the ...eBook
and Her Real Legacy, a Revolution in Public Health
by Hugh Small
by Richard Ballard
<p>In the 1940 London blitz, George Ryland, a skilled engineer, and his wife Edna lose the style of life it took them years of struggle to obtain when they are bombed out of the house they own in a pleasant suburb. The nostalgic story of their ...eBook
The Legacy of Barack Obama
by Michael D'Antonio
Once a most unlikely candidate, Barack Obama’s successful campaign for the White House made him a worldwide sensation and a transformative figure even before he was inaugurated. Elected as the Iraq War and Great Recession discouraged millions of
by Judy Corbalis
<b>A compelling novel based on the disastrous and scandalous marriage of New Zealand's Governor Sir George Grey and his lively young wife, Eliza Lucy.</b>Trapped in an increasingly loveless union, Sir George and his wife, Eliza Lucy, each soughteBook
Prisoners of the Japanese – Their Ordeal and The Legacy
by Ellie Taylor
<p>Carefully and sensitively researched, A Cruel Captivity describes the ordeals of, and lasting impact on, survivors of Japanese captivity.</p> <p>Differing in a number of respects from other moving POW accounts, this book covers the ...eBook
American Beauty, Noted Philanthropist, Nazi Collaborator - The Life of Florence Gould
by Susan Ronald
Born in turn-of-the-century San Francisco to French parents, Florence moved to Paris, aged eleven. Believing that only money brought respectability and happiness, she became the third wife of Frank Jay Gould, son of the railway millionaire Jay ...
by Christopher Riches & Dennis Kavanagh
<p>Originally compiled by an expert team of contributors, this dictionary covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. Authoritative and wide-ranging, it describes and assesses the lives of more than 1,100 men and ...eBook
The wounded warrior and the dog who dared to love him
by Damien Lewis