Hitler's Canary

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Happy's the wooing That's not long a doing. Review at The Guardian Kunal Basu, The Opium Clerk, about an Indian man who finds a job at a Calcutta auction house where he becomes involved in a mysterious business which turns out to be the opium trade. (2011), about an Indian prince and an Englishwoman who fall in love in 1855 Lucknow just before a mutiny becomes a rebellion against colonial rule. The fate of Fergus seemed hard to be averted.

The Matchlock Gun

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On the contrary, hammer clashed and anvil rang, the bellows groaned, and the whole apparatus of Vulcan appeared to be in full activity. I read an editor's copy of an outstanding WWII book, called Autumn Fool by Michael D'Emilio. This paper explores current recruiting practices, its shortfalls, and offers solutions tied to a thorough job analysis and restructured recruiting strategy. Both she and her sister Isabel are marriage bait, and their father has plans to marry them into the highest possible positions.

The Camp In The Snow

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Such instances of devotion were not uncommon among the followers of the unhappy race of Stuart, of which many memorable proofs will recur to the mind of most of my readers. Yet whenever their forces have seized power and become regular armies, women have been excluded from combat. The British Empire continued to grow; this decade marked the beginning of the New Imperialism Development and commercial production of electric lighting was underway.

Loyal Creatures

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The "emperor" of the German principalities was selected by seven electors, but the Habsburg hold on the office was sufficiently strong that the election never went outside the family. Sherman had done better in the peacetime Army and in civilian life than Grant had, but they both came into their own in war. No more of the proposed tale was ever written; but the author's purpose was, that it should turn upon a fine legend of superstition, which is current in the part of the Borders where he had his residence; where, in the reign of Alexander III. of Scotland, that renowned person Thomas of Hersildoune, called the Rhymer, actually flourished.

Behind Enemy Lines: Three children travel to Germany during

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Her family's home in Nazi-occupied France has been taken from them, her best friend has been rendered mute from witnessing horrors and there is little to eat besides cabbages, potatoes and endless rutabagas. Asprey's great strength is his study of Napoleon as a general. Take a journey with us through the centuries with our historical range of outfits. There's plenty of action with secret missions to castles, dastardly warlords who want to wipe out the ninja, and a traitor in their mist plus an old friend makes a brief return.

A Boy No More (Aladdin Historical Fiction)

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The sufferers of that melancholy period have, during the last and present reign, been honoured both with the sympathy and protection of the reigning family, whose magnanimity can well pardon a sigh from others, and bestow one themselves to the memory of brave opponents, who did nothing in hate, but all in honour. Gretna Green) or Guernsey to get married. The Napoleonic Trilogy by Patrick Rambaud (1997-2003) – Conveys the drama and horror of the decline of Napoleon’s empire in a series of three novels.

Anson's Way

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A colonel! why, he should have been a generalissimo. Alexander Pope, The Dunciad (in 3 books, 1728; "Dunciad Variorum" [with notes], 1729; "The New Dunciad," 1742; complete, in 4 books, 1743) (poetry) Land tax reduced to 3s. in the pound (down from 4s.) ( Langford 1989: 28). The Scots achieved a brutal victory against a far larger force and the battle was a turning point in the Scottish War for independence. Exquisitely beautiful in a way that owes more to sheer emotional resonance than to overtly elegant writing, The Ramsay Scallop is a rich, enthralling, heartfelt portrait of life in the Middle Ages.

Brother Sister Soldier Cousin

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Mostly true story of how British POWs launched a mass escape from Stalag Luft III in March of 1944. Burns neither acknowledged adversity as the ``tamer of the human breast,'' nor knew the golden curb which discretion hangs upon passion. Your kids still not learning any history? Then it is time to dig deep and find those SchoolHouse Rocks DVDs. Bradley, who was greatly respected among soldiers and veterans, was appointed as the head of the Veterans Administration. Dewey Lambdin, The French Admiral (1990), about a young libertine forced into the British navy who joins the siege of Yorktown during the American Revolution; #2 in the Alan Lewrie series.

Westminster West

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What do you think of it?'' ``Much as your confessor,'' said Waverley, willing to avoid dispute upon such a point at such a moment. She had nothing to rush home to now, and if she got caught for trespassing, then so be it. The Gaelic language, being uncommonly vocalic, is well adapted for sudden and extemporaneous poetry; and a bard seldom fails to augment the effects of a premeditated song, by throwing in any stanzas which may be suggested by the circumstances attending the recitation.'' ``It shall not even cost you a lock of his mane.---Una, Mavourneen! (She spoke a few words to one of the young girls in attendance, who instantly curtsied, and tripped out of the room.)---I have sent Una to learn from the bard the expressions he used, and you shall command my skill as dragoman.'' Una, returned in a few minutes, and repeated to her mistress a few lines in Gaelic.

Fighting Phantoms (Bloodlines)

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Muslim kingdoms were becoming more, not less, powerful in the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries. The history of the United States is vast and complex, but can be broken down into moments and time periods that divided, unified, and changed the United States into the country it is today: The American Revolution (sometimes referred to as the American War of Independence or the Revolutionary War) was a conflict which lasted from 1775-1783 and allowed the original thirteen colonies to remain independent from Great Britain.