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Sidelights on the war and after

Sidelights on the war and after

or, Germany"s downfall and the task of the peacemakers

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SALESMANSIrp: At 6 A. M. last Tuesday morning Kate Smith, radio star, went on the air in a New York studio to sell war bonds. Her plan was to send forth her plea about every half. hour; her goal. Some Sidelights and Reflections () PREFACE. These essays, upon different phases of the wonderful world-drama which has made our lifetime memorable, would be unworthy of republication were it not that at such a time every smallest thing which may help to clear up a doubt, to elucidate the justice of our cause, or to accentuate the desperate need of national .

"Three Years with Grant is one of the great books of the Civil War."-Bruce Catton. "A superb reporter, insatiably curious, physically courageous, keenly perceptive, Cadwallader was relentless in his pursuit of the news The vignettes on Lincoln and Sheridan are especially graphic, while the surrender at Appomattox is handled with great sensitivity.   On 2 August , in the wake of the complete destruction of the German Army Group Centre in Belorussia, Winston Churchill mocked Adolf Hitler in the House of Commons by the rank he had reached in the First World War. 'Russian success has been somewhat aided by the strategy of Herr Hitler, of Corporal Hitler,' Churchill jibed. 'Even military idiots find it difficult .

Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of The German War Some Sidelights and Reflections. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in : Emereo Publishing. In researching this uniquely vivid history of the Second World War Roberts has walked many of the key battlefield and wartime sites of Russia, France, Italy, Germany and the Far East. The book is full of illuminating sidelights on the principle actors that bring their characters and the ways in which they reached decisions into fresh focus.


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The German War Alternate Title: The German War: Some Sidelights and Reflections Contents: The causes of the war -- The world-war conspiracy -- The devil's doctrine -- The great German plot -- The "contemptible little army" -- A policy of murder -- Madness -- Great Britain and the next war -- Afterthoughts.

Language: English: LoC ClassCited by: 9. Excerpt from War: Some Sidelights and Reflections Every smallest thing which may help to clear up a doubt, to elucidate the justice of our cause, or to accentuate the desperate need of national effort, should be thrown into the scale.

The longest essay appeared in The Fortnightly Review and the shorter ones for the most part in The Daily : Arthur Conan Doyle. Rice has also written extensively on World War II and the Holocaust.

His most wide-ranging book may be Third Reich: Demise of the Nazi Dream, which tackles not only the military failures of Nazi Germany but also its social and economic weaknesses.

In School Library Journal, Mueller called the book "well-written [and] readable" and commented that the work "will help students make. Martha Attema () Biography Personal, Career, Member, Honors Awards, Writings, Sidelights.

When the War Is Over (young adult novel), Orca Book Publishers (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada), Sidelights. Canadian-based writer Martha Attema is the author of several historical novels for children and teen readers that draw on.

Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of The German War Some Sidelights and Reflections. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in : Emereo Publishing.

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R Reade. Vicissitudo Temporum: Some Sidelights on Book Collecting in the Thirty Years' War Jill Bepler Herzog August Bibliothek- Wolfenbuttel The Thirty Years' War was a time of great turbulence in the German book market. Book production had reached a peak by the end of the sixteenth century, and large.

Cowen as life-writer: sidelights from the archives. Link/Page Citation Biography is an unusual choice of subject for a legal academic, but for Zelman Cowen it was a recurring interest. especially after World War I.

(31) Government representatives of Britain and its self-governing dominions, meeting at the Imperial Conference of   The English and Their History, by the Professor of French history at Cambridge, Robert Tombs, is a work of supreme igence cuts its way through orthodoxy, dogmas, traditions and Author: Richard Davenport-Hines.

Free Online Library: Sesquicentennial sidelights.('Horatio Seymour, New York's Governor, Attacks Abe Lincoln's War' and 'Lincoln's Marxists', Book review) by "Chronicles"; Social sciences, general Books Book reviews.

“Warlight” unfolds after in a bomb-ravaged city that, although victorious, “still felt wounded, unsure of itself”. Nathaniel, the narrator, is a junior British intelligence officer. Breuer is a dynamic storyteller and a master of detail. “Most of these surreptitious events would have been rejected by Hollywood film producers as implausible,” says the author, “yet they happened and helped to shape the outcome of the war.” Many of the stories provide fascinating sidelights on the : Historynet Staff.

Forty years passed between the composition of the two books, and where Kate is grim, bitter, and firmly rooted in the realities of war, Avary is remote, proper, and, if I may say so, artificial. By genuflection before the altar I had often seen Avary's book cited in Reconstruction bibliographies, and a few particularly intriguing 4/5.

Sidelights on Relativity is probably best served to gluttons. (I count myself among them.) "Ether and Relativity" is his rebuttal of the idea of a universal "ether" through which things move, and "Geometry and Experience" applies the ideas of what was then the new geometry to the concept of a finite universe/5.

25 Meanjin Papers 3(1) (Autumn ): 41; The Splendid Hour (Canberra: Australian War Memorial, ), a book of poems dedicated to ‘ all Australian men and women who served in World War II ’. 26 Wright, J. to McKinney, J., 5 NovemberThe Equal Heart and Mind: Letters of Judith Wright and Jack McKinney, eds Clarke, Patricia and.

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Sidelights When U.S. Army flight surgeon Rhonda Cornum became one of two American service-women taken prisoner in the Persian Gulf War against Iraq, her story of resilience helped convince Americans that female soldiers could serve in expanded roles in wartime. In researching this uniquely vivid history of the Second World War Roberts has walked many of the key battlefield and wartime sites of Russia, France, Italy, Germany and the Far East.

The book is full of illuminating sidelights on the principle actors that bring their characters and the ways in which they reached decisions into fresh focus. Winston Churchill at his seat in the Cabinet Room at No 10 Downing Street, London (Cecil Beaton) Churchill: Walking with Destiny, by Andrew Roberts (Viking, 1, pp., $40) W e might ask Author: Tracy Lee Simmons.

This remarkable book resulted from a confluence of personal interests, work assignments, linguistic talent, excellent writing, dedicated research and varied experience with films and video games. Dan King, who is fluent in Japanese, interviewed almost Japanese veterans of World War II in the course of his research.That war lasted for 2, days, cost $ trillion and claimed the lives of over 50 million people.

Why did it take the course that it did? The Storm of War gives a succinct but dramatic account of the struggle that engulfed the world between and and, at the last, a convincing answer to that question.RETURNED: On May 7 the S.

S. Drottningholm sailed for Lisbon. Aboard her were officials, the preDec. 7 representatives to the United States of .