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1812 Napoleon I in Russia

by Vasily Vasilyevich Vereshchagin

The following pages are not offered to the reader as a history of the invasion of Russia by Napoleon. They are but the statement of the basis of observation on which M. Verestchagin has founded his great series of pictures illustrative of the ...

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1858

Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the War They Failed to See

by Bruce Chadwick

<p><b>PRAISE FOR 1858</b></p> <p>"Highly recommended-a gripping narrative of the critical year of 1858 and the nation's slide toward disunion and war...Readers seeking to understand how individuals are agents of historical change will find ...

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1864

The forgotten war that shaped modern Europe

by Tom Buk-Swienty

<p>The Battle of Dybb?l, 1864. Prussian troops lay siege to an outpost in the far south of Denmark. The conflict is over control of the Duchy of Schleswig, recently annexed by Denmark to the alarm of its largely German-speaking inhabitants. ...

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1865

America Makes War and Peace in Lincoln’s Final Year

by Michael B. Ballard, Richard Wightman Fox, John F. Marszalek & others

<div>In 1865 Americans faced some of the most important issues in the nation’s history: the final battles of the Civil War, the struggle to pass the Thirteenth Amendment, the peace process, reconstruction, the role of freed slaves, the tragedy ...

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1865 Alabama

From Civil War to Uncivil Peace

by Christopher Lyle McIlwain

<div><b>A detailed history of a vitally important year in Alabama history.</b><br> <br> The year 1865 is critically important to an accurate understanding of Alabama’s present. In <i>1865 Alabama:</i> <i>From Civil War to Uncivil Peace</i> ...

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1909 Man - Journal of Masculine Interest

by Richard Neville & C.M. Burkhart

Only five years before the start of World War One, magazines such as: Modern Man – A Weekly Journal of Masculine Interest, offered the man about town advice on how to conduct himself in all manner of possible situations. In this collection of ...

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1914

by Earl of Ypres John Denton Pinkstone French

The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient Books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, Religion, ...

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1914 and Other Poems

by Rupert Brooke

The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient Books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, Religion, ...

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1916

Ireland’s Revolutionary Tradition

by Kieran Allen

A few minutes after noon on the 24th April, 1916, Patrick Pearse stepped outside the newly occupied GPO on Sackville Street with a copy of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic. Reading aloud, he declared a strike for Irish freedom against the ...

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1917 The First World War in Photographs

Mud and Tanks

by John Christopher & Campbell McCutcheon

1917, the fourth year of the Great War, saw another year in the trenches for millions of troops mobilised in Europe. Apart from short patrols in the North Sea, the ships of the Royal Navy and Germany’s imperial navy remained in port. However, ...

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1919: Britain's Year of Revolution

by Simon Webb

1919; Britain’s Year of Revolution tells the story of an almost unknown passage in British history. On the August Bank Holiday that year, the government in London dispatched warships to the northern city of Liverpool in an overwhelming show of ...

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1932

by Gerald Stone

<p>Scandals, disasters, shocks and crises: 1932 could truly be described as one of the most electrifying years in Australian history, alive with unforgettable characters and momentous events.</p><p>Looking back, it's hard to believe how much ...

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1933

by Philip Metcalfe

<DIV>“Using letters, diaries, and memoirs, Metcalfe distills the personalities, viewpoints, and day-to-day reactions of five alert and often directly involved witnesses to Hitler’s consolidation of power. They are: U.S. Ambassador to Germany, ...

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1942

Australia's Greatest Peril

by Bob Wurth

<p>1942 was the year of Australia's greatest peril - as Darwin was destroyed by bombing, Australian ships were torpedoed within sight of our coast, midget Japanese submarines attacked shipping in Sydney Harbour, and the Japanese army invaded New

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1944 The Second World War at Sea in Photographs

by Phil Carradice

The sixth year of the Second World War began positively for the Allies, with the successful landings at Anzio, codenamed Operation Shingle. The landings eventually led to the liberation of Rome, an important milestone in the war. The year 1944 ...

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1947

when now begins

by Elisabeth Åsbrink

<p><strong>As the clock strikes the end of the war, the time begins to turn towards a new age — the one we call now.</strong></p> <p>This shift does not happen overnight, from one day to the next; instead, the world vibrates for a number of ...

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2+2=4 History with Eyes Open

Things I wish I Could Have Told My Students

by Nathan Patrick Henry

I subtitled this book “Things I Wish I Could Tell My Students.” I could have summarized this as “The Truth,” because that is what we aren’t allowed to tell them. Now we do tell them what happens, and it’s the version of it that is made to ...

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2009 Historically Speaking

by David Ray Smith

2009 Historically Speaking is the fourth annual volume of historical articles published in The Oak Ridger newspaper. Like others in this series, the weekly stories vary from purely historical events to human interest stories such as the "Two ...

ISBN: 9781312714311

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2010 Historically Speaking - Ebook

by Ray Smith

2010 Historically Speaking is the fifth annual volume of historical articles published in The Oak Ridger newspaper. Like others in this series, the weekly stories vary from purely historical events to human interest stories. The Oak Ridge ...

ISBN: 9781329314870

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2011 Historically Speaking - Ebook

by Ray Smith

2011 Historically Speaking is the sixth annual volume of historical articles published in The Oak Ridger newspaper. Like others in this series, the weekly stories vary from purely historical event stories such as "The Forgotten Detachment" to ...

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