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Ragnar Lothbrok and a History of the Vikings: Including King Rag...
by Noah Brown

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English

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177

Publication Date

May 23, 2017

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<h2>Ragnar Lothbrok was a legendary warrior who left a legacy among the Vikings like none other. </h2><br />Today's popular TV Show may have popularized Ragnar's story but the real facts are not very well known. Discover the truth behind this Viking Warrior and the rich history of the Vikings<br /><br /><h2>Topics Included in this Book:</h2><br /><ul><li>The Legend of Ragnar Lothbrok</li><li>Vikings in England</li><li>Vikings in France</li><li>Vikings in America</li><li>Vikings in Ireland, Scotland and Wales</li><li>Rollo the Viking</li><li>And more amazing facts about the rich history of the Vikings!</li></ul><br /><br /><p><b>Order yours today!</b></p>
Hemyock Memories Vol 5: WWII Box Set: Complete Text: Overseas, Ho...
by , Norman Lowman

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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Who was that elderly man who hobbled to the village Post Office? Why did he have photos of the 1945 Japanese Surrender in Singapore? What was that about being squashed under crated Spitfires? Read his story and other amazing accounts of service during World War Two.<br /><br />This is the complete Box Set of WWII volumes 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, containing over 75 first-hand accounts of life during World War !! 1939-45 by residents of Hemyock, Devon, UK. Including: Dunkirk, D-Day, VE & VJ Days, & the Home Front. These first-hand accounts of ordinary people's experience during WWII, both of military service overseas, and of life on the "Home Front." As young people from this small self-contained Devon village, these people had extraordinary experiences; serving on all "fronts" throughout the World; on land, sea and in the air.<br /><br />Originally compiled from personal interviews with over seventy residents of Hemyock in 1995, for the 50th anniversaries of VE and VJ Days; now edited and republished in digital format to mark the 70th anniversaries. This newly re-organised digital version contains the text, together with an expanded list of contributors and other local people named in their accounts. It is equivalent to over 115 A5 pages. The book contains links to view over 130 photographs, as four HD online slide shows.<br /><br />Other volumes in this Kindle series cover service in other theatres:<br /><br />Vol 0: WWII Complete text, in Alphabetical Order<br />Vol 1: Extracts: Dunkirk, D-Day, U-Boat Fleet’s Surrender<br />Vol 2: Extracts: Evacuee Children, The Home Front, Women’s War Work<br />Vol 3: Extracts: WWII Europe, North Africa<br />Vol 4: Extracts: Royal Navy, Convoys, Burma, The Far East<br />Vol 5: WWII Box Set (This Volume)<br /><br />Re-published as a tribute, and to raise funds for Hemyock's Blackdown Support Group charity, which does so much to help frail and elderly residents.<br /><br />Vol1:<br /><br />1. Operation Dynamo 1940, The Evacuation from Dunkirk.<br />- Aboard the "Little Ships"<br />- Fetching the Wounded<br />- Hospital Care for the Wounded<br /><br />2. Operation Overlord 1944, The D-Day Invasion of France.<br />- Operation Overlord, First-Hand<br />- HMS Argonaut C61, We Had a Little List<br />- Continuing Dangers, Sinking of HMS Swift G46<br /><br />3. Capitulation of the German U-Boat Fleet, Lisahally, Londonderry 1945.<br />- Witnessing the Capitulation<br />- Arrival of the German Patient<br /><br />Vol2 mostly covers life on "The Home Front" during World War Two. Many of these accounts are by and describe the life of women during WWII; many of whom took roles formerly filled by the men who'd been sent overseas to fight.<br /><br />It also includes a rare first-hand account of witnessing the 1938 Anschluss.<br /><br />1. Introduction: Hemyock During WWII 1939 to 45<br /><br />2. Uniformed & Medical Services<br />- Witnessing the Anschluss 1938<br />- ATS / FANYs<br />- WAAFs<br />- Red Cross & RAMC<br />- Searchlight Regiment<br />- Pioneer Corps; Construction & Blitz Damage<br />- National Fire Service<br />- QARNNS Nursing<br /><br />3. Evacuees & Wartime Childhood<br />- Long Thirsty Journey from London<br />- Life with Host Families<br />- School Life<br />- Boy Scouts<br /><br />4. Adults - Multiple Wartime Roles<br />- Hosts to Evacuee Children<br />- Farm Work<br />- Home Guard<br />- WRVS & WI<br />- Rationing & Knitting<br />- Social Life<br /><br />5. Women's Wartime Factory Work<br />- ICI Fertilizer Factory, Maidstone<br />- Munitions Factories, Bridgend & Swansea<br />- Armstrong Sidley & TNT Factory<br /><br />6. Reserved Occupations<br />- Building Wooden Minesweepers at Totnes<br />- Carpenters<br />- Stone Mason<br />- Forestry Commission<br />- Vickers Armstrong Drawing Office<br />- Exeter Blitz & Post Office<br /><br />Vol3: WWII in Europe & North Africa.<br /><br />Includes the amazing account by the teenager from Hemyock, who was given the task of physically searching surrendering top German generals, looking for incriminating documents for use in the Nuremberg war-crimes trials:<br /><br />"...Into my section of the park, were brought Generals and Admirals & the last civilian members of Grand Admiral Doenitz's so-called new German Government"<br /><br />Vol4: Royal Navy, Convoys, Burma & Far East
A History of Advertising: NEWSPAPERS
by Aryan Deneb

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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FROM the 26th day of April 1658, there will continue to go Stage<br /> Coaches from the _George_ Inn, without Aldersgate, _London_, unto the<br /> several Cities and Towns, for the Rates and at the times hereafter<br /> mentioned and declared.<br />
Confie em mim (Portuguese Edition)
by Marcelo Ribas

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Portuguese

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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Antes fomos para Santa Teresa, no ar com fumaça. Logo tornou-se coluna visível na encosta do outro lado da cidade. Através da fumaça, às vezes quebrando através do fogo, como um vislumbre de tiros distante, longe demais para ouvir o som. A impressão da guerra reforçou o bombardeiro velho bimotor, voando baixo sobre a crista das montanhas. Ele há muito desapareceu na fumaça, e depois apareceu novamente, arrastando um rosa pálido produtos químicos cauda de combate a incêndios. cadeia de carros na estrada, de repente desacelerou, e logo tivemos que ficar com eles. Gostaria de ligar o rádio, mas apenas puxou a mão para trás - meu companheiro era o suficiente e sem ouvir a coordenar a promoção de fogo.<br /><br />No início do mosto, vi um policial da Highway Patrol, que é liberado na estrada o carro para o lado da estrada.
Antient Mythology: PARMENIDES
by Jodocus Marcellus

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English

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May 26, 2017

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Theuth, Thoth, Taut, Taautes, are the same title diversified; and belong to<br />the chief god of Egypt. Eusebius speaks of him as the same as Hermes.<br />
Mothers and Shadows
by Marta Traba

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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<p>Acclaim for <strong>Mothers and Shadows</strong>:</p><p>"In the silence after her death, her novel, full of voices as passionate as her own, is particularly precious ... The end of the story is wrenching; it invades the reader's space as the confrontational Dolores has invaded the falsely secure space of Irene, making it unsafe and real." <strong><em>The Village Voice</em></strong></p><p>"A high pitch of emotional intensity is sustained throughout." <strong><em>Christian Science Monitor</em></strong></p><p>"A well-paced and tense story, building up to the final climactic moment. The translation is superb." <strong><em>Choice </em></strong></p><p>"Poignant and powerful." <strong><em>Texas Observer</em></strong></p><p>"It was all so recent, it all seems so close, so recognisable, even familiar ... Yet they vanished into a hell beyond the scope of normal imagination. This impressive and very readable book understates all this, making its point artistically much better than if it had been more explicit." <strong><em>London's Financial Times </em></strong></p><p>"Once read, it cannot be forgotten." <strong><em>Everywoman </em></strong></p><p>"<em>Mothers and Shadows</em> reflects the political awareness of women in Latin America and the emergence of women into the political sphere." <strong><em>Sojourner </em></strong></p><p>"Revealing and heartbreaking." <strong><em>National Catholic Reporter</em></strong></p><p>"What sets this novel apart from the familiar coterie of leftist/revolutionary tracts is the sensitivity and intellectual flexibility of its central characters." <strong><em>Review: Latin American Literature & Arts</em></strong></p><p>"A brilliant writer, gifted with a deft sense of understatement and a luminous intellect, Traba animates her characters with compassion and dignity. She is also adept at creating details that evoke an atmosphere of psychological intensity and suspense." <strong><em>San Francisco Chronicle</em></strong></p><p>" As timely today as when it was first published"<strong><em> Los Angeles Review</em></strong></p>
Nicholas II of Russia: little-known facts of life and murder's my...
by Boris Romanov

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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This book is a collection of articles published by me earlier. These articles are united by a common theme of the history of Russia from Nicholas II to Putin. You will find here are many little-known facts, and also the theory of historical cycles of Russia, which has allowed the author to make predictions for the future of Russia up to 2025. Much of this book is devoted to the history of Russia of the beginning of the XX century (Nicholas II, Rasputin, the First World War, February revolution 1917, the murder of the Tsar's family).
Chroniques d'Amérique du Nord: Tome 1 (French Edition)
by Ludovic MARIN

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French

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Publication Date

May 25, 2017

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Cet ouvrage propose au lecteur un voyage en Amérique du Nord. Immense territoire, terre de promesses d'enrichissement rapide, cet espace est également un lieu d'affrontements et de tensions. Ce premier tome aborde la question de la Nouvelle-France et de son héritier direct qu'est le Québec. Comprendre son évolution reste une étape clé pour déchiffrer son avenir et son influence sur l'Amérique du Nord.
Muitos retornos felizes (Portuguese Edition)
by Edite Barbosa

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Portuguese

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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Eu pedi ao motorista para esperar e bateu na porta da frente, que é coroado com uma cor rubi fanlight vidro. Eu tive que bater várias vezes antes de o som de bloqueio triggerable, ea porta se abriu um pouco relutante.<br /><br />Surgiu em mulheres de abertura resultantes têm cabelos estranhamente vermelha colocada sobre a franja da testa. Em uma face fixa, como queimadores a gás, queimando olhos azuis. Roth foi pintado de batom berrante, que, aparentemente, ela apenas tirou vantagem, dando decoro. A segunda e última atribuição é um roupão nylon rosa, que incharam do recesso, ameaçando cair, seu peito. Na aparência, a mulher era menos de cinqüenta anos. Ela não poderia ser Sra Karl Hollman. De qualquer forma, eu estava esperando por isso.
Em vez de raiva (Portuguese Edition)
by Luís Graça

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Portuguese

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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Mulheres se refugiaram em um pequeno restaurante, cheio de marinheiros, onde todas as refeições foram pena de nove pence, e passou a maior parte de seu último xelim no alimento barato, mas nutritiva - torta com creme e ostras com vinho chantilly. Duplamente Agora confissão Cibber para o convite para visitar a palestra, porque deu-lhes a oportunidade de sentar-se em um ambiente aconchegante, retardando o retorno para casa até o final do tempo, a condessa e Elpyu caminhou ao longo do rio, passando por fervente promenade vida Billingsgeytskogo Mercado, Mercado de Peixe e do Royal marina, antes de voltar para as ruas. No momento em que chegaram os edifícios Iorque, e assumiu o cargo, já estava ficando escuro.

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