Keywords: 20th century

The Death of Hitler: The Final Word

The Death of Hitler: The Final Word


Jean-Christophe Brisard
Lana Parshina

ISBN: 9780306922589
Year of publication: 2018

Jean-Christophe Brisard and Lana Parshina THE DEATH OF HITLER THE FINAL WORD CONTENTS Cover Title Page Copyright Part I: The Investigation I Moscow, 6 April 2016 Berlin, May 1945 Moscow, October 2016 Paris, OctoberNovember 2016 Part II: The Last Days of Hitler 19 April: Where are the Russians Is the front holding Whats the Fhrer doing When is he leaving Berlin 20 April: Fhrers birthday. Sadly no one is in the mood for a party. 21 April: This is the final act. 22 April: The war is lost. 23 April: ...

Keywords: 20th Century Europe Germany World War II
Kursk

Kursk


Robert Moore

ISBN: 9780857504135
Year of publication: 2018

Robert Moore KURSK Putins First Crisis and the Russian Navys Darkest Hour To the crew of K-141 and the extraordinary families they left behind, especially the seventy children And to Liz, Timothy, Freya and Claudia for their inspiration Of all the branches of men in the forces there is none which shows more devotion and faces grimmer perils than the submariners. WINSTON CHURCHILL The Kursk Foreword On 12 August each year, at Russian naval bases from Vladivostok to Kaliningrad and from Murmansk ...

Keywords: 20th Century
House of Prayer No. 2: A Writer's Journey Home

House of Prayer No. 2: A Writer's Journey Home


Mark Richard

ISBN: 9780385534062
Year of publication: 2011

to my father for my sons And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the LORD is in this place and I knew it not. GENESIS 28 : 16 SAY YOU HAVE A SPECIAL CHILD, which in the South means one between Downs and dyslexic. Birth him with his father away on Army maneuvers along East Texas bayous. Give him his only visitor in the military hospital his fathers father, a sometime railroad man, sometime hired gun for Huey Long with a Louisiana Special Police badge. Take the infant to Manhattan, ...

Keywords: 20th Century Authors; American Authors; American - 20th Century Biography Biography & Autobiography General Literary Personal Memoirs Richard; Mark
The Soviet Century

The Soviet Century


Moshe Lewin

ISBN: 9781784780661
Year of publication: 2016

Moshe Lewin THE SOVIET CENTURY Edited by Gregory Elliott PREFACE The Soviet Union is no more. As some like to put it, Its history meaning Forget all that. Politicians, academics and the media elaborate on this formula in accordance with their specific interests and perspectives. But the term history is rich in meanings and the Soviet era is still recent history. Even if their numbers are declining, the majority of the populations of Russia and the other republics of the ex-Soviet Union were ...

Keywords: 20th Century Communism Europe Ideologies and Doctrines International and World Politics Politics and Government Politics and Social Sciences Radicalism Russia Russian and Former Soviet Union Socialism
Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941-45

Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941-45


Vesa Nenye
Peter Munter
Toni Wirtanen
Chris Birks

ISBN: 9781472815262
Year of publication: 2016

Vesa Nenye with Peter Munter, Toni Wirtanen and Chris Birks FINLAND AT WAR THE CONTINUATION AND LAPLAND WARS 1941-45 DEDICATION To our children and to future generations. Remembering those countless unsung heroes whose sacrifices paid the price of freedom. Lapsillemme ja tuleville sukupolville. Muistaen niit tuhansia joiden uhraukset lunastivat meille vapauden. This rendition of Akseli Gallen-Kallelas The Defense of the Sampo was painted by Angelika Rasmus. It depicts Marshal Mannerheim leading ...

Keywords: 20th Century Eastern Europe Germany History Modern (16th-21st Centuries) Scandinavia USSR World World War II
Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos

Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos


R L LaFevers

ISBN: 9780618756384
Year of publication: 2007

Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos by R. L. LaFevers To clever girls everywhere who get tired of feeling like no ones listening. And to Kate OSullivan, who is very, very clever and not the least bit bossy. Illustrated by Yoko Tanaka PART ONE Mother Sends a Surprise DECEMBER 17, 1906 I DONT TRUST CLIVE FAGENBUSH. How can you trust a person who has eyebrows as thick and black as hairbrushes and smells of boiled cabbage and pickled onions Besides, Im beginning to suspect hes up to something. Whats ...

Keywords: & 1901-1910 Action Adventure Adventure and Adventurers Antiquities Blessing and Cursing egypt Egypt - Antiquities egyptian Family Life Family Life - England Fiction Good and evil Great Britain Great Britain - History - Edward VII Great Britain - History - Edward VII; 1901-1910 Incantations Incantations; Egyptian Juvenile Fiction London (England) London (England) - History - 20th Century magic Museums Occult Fiction Occultism
George F. Kennan: An American Life

George F. Kennan: An American Life


John Lewis Gaddis

ISBN: 9781101548103
Year of publication: 2011

John Lewis Gaddis GEORGE F. KENNAN An American Life In memory of Annelise Srensen Kennan 19102008 without whom it would not have been possible PREFACE I HAVE SOMETIMES WONDERED WHETHER YOU WOULD BE ABLE TO see your way to going through with it, George Kennan wrote me in 1995, fourteen years after I became his biographer, sixteen years before the book would appear. But, he added, I comfort myself with the reflection that I have, after all, deservedly or otherwise, become something closer to a ...

Keywords: 20th century Cold War international relations