Download e-book for iPad: Sweet Drop in Africa: Hope by William Behr Mueller

By William Behr Mueller

candy Drop in Africa: desire takes Emily Hobhouse from England to the US, Mexico and again to England. She reforms the city of Virginia, Minnesota falling in love with Mayor John Jackson. Jackson convinces Emily that ranching in Mexico will make their fortune. ready in Mexico for John Jackson to reach and suggest marriage Emily unearths out that she equipped her hopes at the comparable sinking flooring that Mexico urban sits on. while he does arrive Jackson has eyes for the Mexican girls, which destroys any considered marriage. Emily returns to England to discover that the Empire she loves has turn into merciless in its colonial struggle with the Boers in South Africa.

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Download PDF by Jonny Bustamante-Clarke: State Security (J.C. Criftin Book 1)

By Jonny Bustamante-Clarke

the safety of the kingdom is the functionality of nation protection, functionaries of the kingdom are there to safe that functionality. yet what occurs if you are a functionary of a nation, which isn't the country you're operating in or for?
What if the curiosity of your country will not be continuously within the curiosity of the kingdom for that you paintings, and also you will not be certain from now on that is which or what to do, and getting it mistaken will rate not only your existence, yet that of many people as well?
That is the hindrance for the deep covert operative, that's the challenge dealing with J.C Criftin, during this factionalised sequence of the top of the chilly struggle, we stick to the worries dealing with quite a few of the various committed servants that gave, existence, Limb and brain within the provider for Queen and Country.

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Max Evans's War and Music: A Medley of Love PDF

By Max Evans

Ty Hale, a tender corporal from Lovington, New Mexico, unearths himself by myself in the course of a grain box in Normandy after being knocked subconscious by way of the explosion of a German artillery shell. shocked from the explosion and beaten through visions of the grandfather who raised him and the straightforward lifetime of the hot Mexico prairie he has left at the back of, Ty makes an attempt to rejoin his unit yet as an alternative stumbles onto a rustic property and inextricably into the lives of its inhabitants.

Philippe Gaston, a former tune instructor, his stunningly attractive daughter Renée, and Hans Heinike, a German deserter and an comprehensive musician, are trying to carve out a typical lifestyles inspite of the chaos and destruction that surrounds them. As Philippe devotes his time to his German protégé, Ty and Renée fall in love and Ty learns of the Gaston estate's detailed legacy of survival and the newest tale of violence and sacrifice that has preserved this pristine oasis in the course of a raging war.

The track that permeates their solitary lifestyles, no matter if or not it's the humming and chattering of bugs and birds, a violin and human voice joined in live performance, or the fireplace of laptop weapons and the far away rumble of tanks, attracts those not likely comrades jointly and divulges the typical humanity that is living in us all. The conflict, the track, the affection, and the rhythms of nature are all undying and eternal.

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"With attractive tune surrounding him and his romance with Renée growing to be on a daily basis, Hale's tale reminds us that attractiveness and humanity exist at the same time the beast of battle rages." -- New Mexico Magazine

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Download e-book for iPad: Battlefields by Roderic Schmidt

By Roderic Schmidt

Battlefields...the tale of war—any twentieth-century or twenty-first-century conflict and its usually tragic aftermath. it's the tale of Jody Alvarez, informed in most cases in his personal, frequently disjointed, phrases as he struggles to house PTSD (post-traumatic pressure ailment) and what he and his therapist, Miguel McConnell, name his badly miswired brain.

Battlefields is usually the tale of Jody’s coming to phrases with death—which he needs to witness firsthand—including the anxious loss of life of Hobie, the single pal Jody has ever had.

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Download e-book for kindle: Vom Himmel in die Hölle - Zeitzeugenbericht eines by Christian Huber

By Christian Huber

Gerhard Ehlert gehört zu den wenigen Überlebenden der Elite-Flugeinheit der Nachtfernaufklärer für den Bereich Russland im Zweiten Weltkrieg. Obwohl er aus einem Elternhaus kommt, das sich gegen das Nazi-Regime ausspricht, meldet er sich freiwillig. 22 Feindflüge besteht er, landet sein Flugzeug oft blind mitten im Nebel. Im Juni 1944 wird er abgeschossen und gerät in russische Kriegsgefangenschaft. Die Zeit in dem Lager wird sein Leben für immer verändern. Dieser Zeitzeugenroman beruht auf den Erinnerungen eines überlebenden deutschen Fliegerleutnants.

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The Other Hoffmann Sister by Ben Fergusson PDF

By Ben Fergusson

Shortlisted for The Sunday instances younger Writer of the yr 2015, Ben Fergusson's severely acclaimed debut, The Spring of Kasper Meier, was once the winner of the Betty Trask Prize 2015 and the HWA 2015 Debut Crown Award. The different Hoffmann Sister is a gripping, evocative examine sisters set in pre-WW1 Germany as a way to entice lovers of The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry.

For Ingrid Hoffmann the tale of her sister's disappearance all started of their first weeks in Southwest Africa...

Ingrid Hoffmann has continually felt answerable for her sister Margarete and while their family members strikes to German Southwest Africa in 1902, her anxieties merely elevate. The informal racism that pervades the German neighborhood, the unusual dating among her mom and dad and Baron von Ketz, from whom they got their land, and the stress with the neighborhood tribes all culminate in tragedy while Baron von Ketz is savagely murdered. Baroness von Ketz and their son, Emil, flee with the Hoffmanns because the Baron's attackers burn down the family's farm.

Both households go back to Berlin and Ingrid's issues approximately Margarete are assuaged while she and Emil von Ketz develop into working on the eve of the 1st global struggle. yet Margarete disappears on her marriage ceremony evening on the von Ketz's kingdom apartment. The secret of what occurred to her sister haunts Ingrid, yet as Europe descends into chaos, her desire of learning the reality turns into ever extra distant.

After the battle, in the course of the revolution that brings down the Kaiser and wipes out the aristocracy that her kinfolk married into, Ingrid returns to the von Ketzes' crumbling property decided to determine what quite occurred to her sister.

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New PDF release: Adolf Hitler Jr : Volume 2

By Buck Young

"Summary: ADOLF HITLER JR, V. 2
Tenaciously pursued by means of Nazi hunters, Adolf Hitler Jr enlists within the US Marines looking anonymity. His enemies find him and effect executive corporations to assign him the place he might be extra simply killed. Suspense, worry and murders ensue. another pointed out occasions and affects at the paintings are:
Adolf Hitler's inner most journal
Holocaust propaganda
The Ark of the Covenant
Sexuality
Secret laboratories at Dimona, Israel, and Peenemünde, Germany.
The Swastika symbol
UFOs fly....
Aliens, Angels and Gods
Neo-Nazis and the atom
WW II: The Christians vs. Jews vs. Communists war
The Iraq spiritual war
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New PDF release: Il disertore (Italian Edition)

By Siegfried Lenz,Riccardo Cravero

Scritto nel 1952, Il disertore ha dovuto attendere sixty four anni prima di venire alla luce in Germania. Ritrovato tra le carte di Siegfried Lenz dopo los angeles morte dello scrittore, pubblicato perciò postumo dall’editore Hoffmann und Campe, il romanzo ha suscitato una eco enorme, riaccendendo il dibattito attorno alle colpe e alle rimozioni della Germania negli anni immediatamente successivi alla Seconda guerra mondiale. Lenz che, poco prima della effective del conflitto, aveva disertato ed period riparato in Danimarca, fu costretto, nel 1952, a riporlo nel cassetto dopo che il suo editore del pace, un ex membro delle SS, si rifiutò di pubblicarlo. Arricchito da amare riflessioni sulla Germania, sulla patria e sulla guerra, l’opera è un romanzo intenso e fortemente pacifista cui non è certamente estranea l’esperienza di prigioniero di guerra di Lenz in un campo dello Schleswig-Holstein.
Walter Proska, giovane soldato tedesco proveniente dalla Masuria, scampato a un attentato delle forze partigiane a un treno di trasporto delle truppe diretto a Kiev, si ritrova, nell’ultima property della Seconda guerra mondiale, a «Waldesruh», un distinctiveness che non ha nulla della speed silvestre che promette il suo nome. los angeles foresta, infestata da mosche e zanzare, pullula di partigiani armati e il caldo è asfissiante.
Tra quelle anguste mura, i soldati reagiscono ognuno a modo suo. Il sottufficiale Willi Stehauf elargisce sigarette, acquavite e sapone; Zwiczosbirski, «Gamba», intraprende una battaglia persa contro un enorme luccio; Ferdinand Ellerbrok, «Tonto», un trasandato ex artista di circo, cerca di addestrare una gallina; Wolfgang Kürschner, «Pan di latte», scrive lunghe lettere in cui discetta in modo grave e approfondito di morte e di conforto. E Proska si pone domande sempre piú pressanti: che cosa è piú importante, il dovere o l. a. coscienza? Chi è il vero nemico? Si può agire senza rendersi colpevoli? E dove è finita los angeles bella Wanda, l. a. ragazza dai capelli rossi lucenti come seta e gli occhi turchesi scesa dal treno poco prima che saltasse in aria?
Romanzo che narra di un giovane uomo posto dalle circostanze della storia dinanzi alla piú ardua delle decisioni – scegliere tra los angeles cieca appartenenza alla propria terra e il proprio sentimento della giustizia – Il disertore si segnala come una delle opere piú rilevanti sugli anni che sconvolsero l’Europa e il mondo.

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Read e-book online Operation Shell Game PDF

By Donald Sullivan

A Tom Clancy-type overseas mystery, this publication is the tale of the robbery of a nuclear warhead which, via treaty, isn't alleged to exist; the invention of the robbery threatens to reveal a global conspiracy which can set off a nuclear holocaust. nonetheless, failing to get well the warhead may bring about nuclear terrorism.

For what appeared sturdy political purposes, presently after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Russia and the U.S. allowed newly self sustaining Ukraine to secretly maintain Soviet tactical nuclear warheads in violation of the beginning fingers relief treaty.

When Anatoly Kubitsky, ex-KGB agent, discovers that this sort of guns is lacking, the Ukraine govt refuses to recognize the robbery. His judgment of right and wrong impels him to trace down the warhead yet quickly unearths himself branded a legal and narrowly escapes assassins. at the run, Kubitsky indicators Dan Stern, Assistant Director CIA, an previous chilly battle adversary.

Stern reveals that the U.S. too, is reluctant to recognize the robbery of a Ukraine Nuclear warhead, thereby exposing the treaty violation conspiracy. while Stern insists on pursuing the reality, he too turns into the objective of assassins.

A nighttime cellphone name from Tatiana Romanov, a courageous younger Ukrainian girl, unearths a plot to detonate the warhead someplace in Russia. If profitable, battle among Russia and the Ukraine turns out inevitable = which might most probably attract the US.

Can Kubitsky and Stern - either fugitives from their very own governments - cease the conspirators or will the 1st nuclear struggle envelop the world?

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Download e-book for kindle: Command Decision by William Wister Haines

By William Wister Haines

“This taut, always engrossing novel of an American bomber command established in England packs a high-quality influence from its first page.” – The big apple Times (Jan. five, 1947)

“Rare it really is piece of fiction smacks the reader among the eyes with conviction that it has burst spontaneously from the narrator’s mind and is a narrative that needed to be told.” – Chicago Tribune (Jan. five, 1947)

Leader of an elite staff of yank heavy bomber planes, basic Casey Dennis of the U.S. Air strength is distributed to England throughout the peak of worldwide battle II—and orders his pilots deep into German territory so that it will disrupt construction of the Luftwaffe’s fighter jets. pressured to stability the protection of his workforce opposed to the lives of millions of Allied troops sooner than D-Day, and tormented by political interference pressuring him to assault much less harmful ambitions, common Dennis needs to make agonizing life-and-death decisions—with the result of the conflict, and the way forward for the Air strength, within the balance.

A interesting fictional account of the USAAF bombings of Germany in the course of international conflict II, this foreign bestseller takes an in depth, suspenseful examine the calls for confronted via generals compelled to ship their troops on determined, lethal missions. This e-book used to be the root for a film of a similar identify, starring Clark Gable. A former US intelligence officer in the course of global conflict II, writer William Wister Haines lends an depth to the prose expert via firsthand experience.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

William Wister Haines (1908–1989) was once an American writer born in Des Moines, Iowa. To help himself whereas attending the college of Pennsylvania’s Wharton college of industrial, Haines labored at the building of the community of electrical transmission towers being put in national. on the age of 24, he used this event as a lineman in writing his first novel, Slim, which turned a countrywide top vendor in 1934. Warner Brothers made the publication right into a movie starring Henry Fonda and Pat O’Brien.

Haines served in international battle II as an intelligence officer with the united states 8th Air strength in Britain, largely comparing the energy of the German Air strength and making plans bombing raids. He later labored with the staff that first cracked German battle codes, a venture referred to as “Ultra.”

Following the battle, Haines all started engaged on Command Decision, before everything as a play. His writer, Little Brown, recommended he use the topic for a singular. The ebook quick rose to turn into a countrywide most sensible vendor and is considered the 1st significant tale advised approximately international warfare II. In October 1947, the play model of Command opened on Broadway on the Fulton Theater and ran for 409 performances.

MGM acquired the motion picture rights, performing at the behest of Clark Gable, who observed the tale as a automobile reflecting his own stories as an Air strength officer. He performed the hero, basic Casey Dennis, who needs to make life-and-death judgements on bombing runs whereas laid low with political interference pressuring him to assault much less risky targets.

Haines’s 1961 novel, The wintry weather War, gained the Golden Spur award from the Western Writers of the United States. He additionally labored on numerous movies, together with Torpedo Run, On Wings of Eagles and Beyond Glory. He died in 1989 on the age of eighty-one.

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