Keywords: civil war

A Splendid Little War

A Splendid Little War


Derek Robinson

ISBN: 9780857052292
Year of publication: 2013

Derek Robinson A SPLENDID LITTLE WAR For Shiela FOREWORD A Splendid Little War is based on fact. In 1919 Britain sent forces from all three Armed Services to Russia, in support of the White armies in their civil war against the Bolshevik armies. Britain also sent military supplies to the value of more than a hundred million pounds a billion pounds in modern money to help the White cause. This policy was known as the Intervention. It ended in failure. Many British personnel died in Russia or in ...

Keywords: Russian Civil War
The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939


Antony Beevor

ISBN: 9780143037651
Year of publication: 2006

Anthony Beevor The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 For Gonzalo Pontn with all my gratitude for all his help MAPS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This book has had a curious life. I began work on what can now be called the prototype version in 1976, not long after the death of General Franco. It was finally published in 1982 under the title The Spanish Civil War, soon after Colonel Tejero held the Cortes hostage at gunpoint in an attempt to overthrow the democracy which had emerged under King ...

Keywords: Europe General History Military Other Revolutionary Spain Spain & Portugal Spain - History - Civil War; 1936-1939
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar


William Shakespeare

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1997

THE TRAGEDY OF JULIUS CAESAR by William Shakespeare Dramatis Personae JULIUS CAESAR, Roman statesman and general OCTAVIUS, Triumvir after Caesars death, later Augustus Caesar,first emperor of Rome MARK ANTONY, general and friend of Caesar, a Triumvir after his death LEPIDUS, third member of the Triumvirate MARCUS BRUTUS, leader of the conspiracy against Caesar CASSIUS, instigator of the conspiracy CASCA, conspirator against Caesar TREBONIUS, CAIUS LIGARIUS, DECIUS BRUTUS, METELLUS ...

Keywords: 43-31 B.C. -- Drama 85 B.C.?-42 B.C. -- Drama Assassins -- Drama Brutus Caesar Conspiracies -- Drama Julius -- Assassination -- Drama Marcus Junius Rome -- History -- Civil War Tragedies
Britannia's Fist: From Civil War to World War

Britannia's Fist: From Civil War to World War


Peter G Tsouras

ISBN: 9781574888232
Year of publication: 2008

Peter G. Tsouras Britannias Fist: From Civil War to World War 1 Cossacks, Copperheads, and Corsairs KAMERINSKI WOODS, OUTSIDE LODZ, POLAND, JULY 12, 1863 The sweat ran down his face as he lay hidden in the cool Polish forest. Jan Szmandas heart pounded as he aimed his musket at the cavalry patrol wending its way along the narrow woodworkers road. There were fifteen Cossacks, their lances bobbing with the canter, and an officer who rode at their head, his whip dangling from its loop around his ...

Keywords: & 1861-1865 Alternative History Civil War Period (1850-1877) Fiction General Great Britain Great Britain History Imaginary Histories International Relations Military Political Science United States United States United States – History – 1865-1921 United States – History – Civil War War – Foreign Relations – Great Britain – Foreign Relations – United States
The Good Lord Bird

The Good Lord Bird


James McBride

ISBN: 9781594486340
Year of publication: 2013

The Good Lord Bird by James McBride For Ma and Jade, who loved a good whopper Prologue Rare Negro Papers Found by A. J. Watson Wilmington, Del. AP June 14, 1966A fire that destroyed the citys oldest Negro church has led to the discovery of a wild slave narrative that highlights a little-known era of American history. The First United Negro Baptist Church of the Abyssinia at 4th and Bainbridge Streets was destroyed by fire last night. Fire officials blamed a faulty gas heater. No one was injured ...

Keywords: Adult Fiction African American Civil War Fiction Historical Fiction
Prince Thief

Prince Thief


David Tallerman

ISBN: 9780857662699
Year of publication: 2013

David Tallerman Prince Thief CHAPTER ONE As meetings to decide the fate of a city went, this one was looking a lot like the prelude to a riot. Of the gathered audience, only a few were paying attention to the stage where Id somehow found myself the rest were turned to bawl at a neighbour, or to spew invectives at the rows behind them. Half a dozen self-contained arguments had broken out along the length and breadth of the room, any of which might explode into violence at the slightest ...

Keywords: civil war Easie Damasco fantasy kidnap rebel rogue