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The Recollections of Rifleman Harris
by Benjamin Harris

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English

Pages

120

Publication Date

October 18, 2017

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<b>The Recollections of Rifleman Harris is a memoir published in 1848 of the experiences of an enlisted soldier in the 95th Regiment of Foot in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars.</b><br />The eponymous soldier was Benjamin Randell Harris, a private who joined the regiment in 1803 and served in many of the early campaigns in the Peninsula War. In the mid-1830s, Harris was working as a cobbler in London when he met an acquaintance, Captain Henry Curling, who asked him to dictate an account of his experiences of army life. This account was then held by Curling until 1848, when he succeeded in getting the manuscript published, preserving one of the very few surviving accounts of military service in this era from a private soldier.
Ich sollte Kaiserin werden (German Edition)
by Franz Stelzhamer

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German

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Publication Date

December 31, 1969

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Bei diesem Werk handelt es sich um eine urheberrechtsfreie Ausgabe.<br />Der Kauf dieser Kindle-Edition beinhaltet die kostenlose, drahtlose Lieferung auf Ihren Kindle oder Ihre Kindle-Apps.
Kaiserbiographien (German Edition)
by Hermann Sudermann

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German

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Publication Date

December 31, 1969

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Charlotte Corday (German Edition)
by Fritz Reck-Mallaczewen

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German

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Publication Date

December 31, 1969

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Bei diesem Werk handelt es sich um eine urheberrechtsfreie Ausgabe.<br />Der Kauf dieser Kindle-Edition beinhaltet die kostenlose, drahtlose Lieferung auf Ihren Kindle oder Ihre Kindle-Apps.
Joan of Arc
by Edward Lucie-Smith

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English

Pages

350

Publication Date

January 31, 2014

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Joan of Arc was one of the greatest figures of the Middle Ages - a woman who has fascinated historians ever since. <br /><br />From her sudden arrival on the pages of history, in the spring of 1429, to her humiliating execution at the stake in Rouen in 1431, Joan of Arc achieved astonishing feats that changed the face of the Kingdom of France. <br /><br />The standard biographies of Joan do not give her a human face: she is a witch, a whore, a saint or a warrior, bound up in myth and legend.<br /><br />Edward Lucie-Smith’s aim was 'to listen to all the witnesses - to Joan herself, to those who knew her, to the chroniclers who recorded her career, to those who preserved fragments of information about her in other documents, such as the royal accounts, and to try to construct from their testimonies a convincing portrait'. <br /><br />"I began with no theory, and I end with none," he writes. "But I think that, mirrored in these multiple fragments, one does at last find an extraordinary woman - living, suffering, developing. My Joan is perhaps less admirable than the Joan who is to be found in most of the modern literature. She is intensely arrogant, violent (but afraid of her own violence), and not always truthful. She is the prisoner of an obsession, or of a group of obsessions. At the same time, she has moments … of ordinary human fear, self-doubt and depression. We may pity, admire and even love her. At the same time, we may feel a, sneaking sympathy for those who grew to detest her.'<br /><br />Creating a portrait of Joan as a human being, Edward Lucie-Smith charts story of her brief life - the journey from rural Lorraine to the tensions of the Dauphin's court, the siege of Orleans, the coronation in Reims and finally Joan's trial and execution, providing a vivid, human biography of the Maid of Orleans.<br /><br />Edward Lucie-Smith is a writer, poet and art critic. He has published more than twenty books, but Joan of Arc represents a return to his first love, which is history.<br /><br />Endeavour Press is the UK's leading independent publisher of digital books.
The World War 2 Trivia Book: Interesting Stories and Random Facts...
by , Steve Penn

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English

Pages

147

Publication Date

October 17, 2017

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When was the last time someone around you brought up World War Two?<br /><br />It’s a pretty popular war. Maybe you heard about it yesterday. Maybe last month. But it was probably recent. And when it came up, did you wish that you could be the one to casually drop a fact that would have everyone in the room going, “Wow, I never knew that!” <br /><br />With this book, you can be that person. <br /><br />You can read it in just a few minutes a day.<br /><br />Chapters are bite-sized and easy to read, meant for normal people instead of war historians!<br /><br />Each chapter ends with a bonus helping of trivia and some quick questions to test your knowledge. <br /><br />You’ll zoom through this book and be hungry for more. <br /><br />Get ready to impress your friends with your knowledge – not just of the main events of World War Two, but of all the gritty details and weird true facts. By the time you finish this book, you’ll have a fact for every occasion, from the first moment someone thought about having a second World War, to the most recent blockbuster movies about it.<br /><br />So get ready to meet characters from Adolf Hitler, rejected art student, to Jack Churchill, the broadsword-swinging male model. Find out why World War Two started in the first place, and why it’s never a good idea to invade Russia in winter. Learn why the United States was going to stay out of the war, how Canadians stole airplanes for the British, and what an orange soft drink has to do with the Nazis.<br /><br />Some of the things you’re going to learn are sad. Some are scary. Some are sexy. And some are downright strange! It’s everything your history teacher never got around to telling you.<br />
Manson's Right-Hand Man Speaks Out
by Charles "Tex" Watson

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English

Pages

155

Publication Date

May 24, 2013

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Manson's Right-Hand Man Speaks Out is an interview with Charles "Tex" Watson, covering ten intriguing subjects chapter by chapter. It provides something for everyone, including factual information for the historian, counsel for parents in raising successful children, research assistance for students, and answers for teenagers. Those searching will find the Truth and see at last how to stop the pain.
Katharina II. (German Edition)
by Leopold Sacher-Masoch

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German

Pages

233

Publication Date

April 13, 2011

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Bei diesem Werk handelt es sich um eine urheberrechtsfreie Ausgabe.<br />Der Kauf dieser Kindle-Edition beinhaltet die kostenlose, drahtlose Lieferung auf Ihren Kindle oder Ihre Kindle-Apps.
Alexander The Great: A History From Beginning To End (One Hour Hi...
by Henry Freeman

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English

Pages

42

Publication Date

March 20, 2016

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<h1>★ Alexander the Great ★</h1><br />What does it mean to be great? There have been many that have come through the sands of time proclaiming their own greatness. We see it in the news every day; leaders, heroes, tyrants, and even reality star presidential candidates claim that they are great. But what about Alexander the Great?<br /><br /><h2>Inside you will read about...</h2><br />✓ Alexander and the Happiness of Horses<br />✓ Aristotle and the First Day of School<br />✓ Philip’s Family Drama<br />✓ Enemies and Friends<br />✓ The Real Battle Begins<br />✓ Changing Tides<br />✓ Signs and Wonders<br />✓ In Pursuit of Darius<br />✓ Historical Autopsy<br /><br />The young man from Macedonia that took the world by storm creating one of the world’s first major empires? He singlehandedly changed the course of history within a decade. Read along with us to figure out just what made Alexander so great.
Александр Васильевич Суворов (Russian E...
by Дмитрий Никол...

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Russian

Pages

70

Publication Date

December 31, 1969

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Биографический очерк из книги "Биографии российских генералиссимусов и генерал-фельдмаршалов" Дмитрия Николаевича Бантыш-Каменского (1788—1850), впервые опубликованный в 1840 году.

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