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Command Missions

by Lucian K. Truscott

Command Missions is a fascinating account of Truscott’s journey through the Second World War, in which he recounts his fellow soldiers’ exploits, the co-operation and at times tense relationships between...

African Game Trails

by Theodore Roosevelt

The twenty-sixth president of the United States was also a world-renowned hunter, conservationist, soldier, and scholar. In 1908 he took a long safari holiday in East Africa with his son Kermit. His account...

Spitfire Pilot

by Flight Lieutenant David Crook DFC

"Spitfire Pilot" was written in 1940 in the heat of battle when the RAF stood alone against the might of Hitler's Third Reich. It is a tremendous personal account of one of the fiercest and most idealised air...

The Temple

by Alfred Edersheim

Alfred Edersheim (1825 – 1889) was a Jewish convert to Christianity and a Biblical scholar known especially for the books "The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah" (1883) and "The Temple" (1874).


by Lieutenant Colonel Ewan Butler & Major J. S. Bradford

After being forced back to Dunkirk by the Germans in May/June 1940 the British Expeditionary Force in France had to be evacuated from Dunkirk by all types of ships and vessels, this the story told by a both...

The Mongols

by Jeremiah Curtin

The Mongols erupted out of Central Asia in 1206 and soon controlled an empire stretching from Poland to Korea; although remembered as a destructive force, they united a great part of the world under one rule,...

Wellington's Men

by W. H. Fitchett

"This volume is an attempt to rescue from undeserved oblivion a cluster of soldierly autobiographies; and to give to the general reader some pictures of famous battles, not as described by the historian or analysed...

Condition Red

by Frederick J. Bell

“Condition Red” was an expression that we used to indicate the imminence of any type of engagement. Aboard the G it was a colloquialism that served to express the conviction that the next few hours or days...

My Life On The Plains

by George Custer

My Life on the Plains is an autobiographical first-hand account of the Indian Wars of 1867-1869, detailing the winter campaign of 1868 in which Custer led the 7th US cavalry against the Cheyenne indians. The...

Concerning Christian Liberty

by Martin Luther

Concerning Christian Liberty sometimes also called "A Treatise on Christian Liberty"  or "On the Freedom of a Christian" was the third of Martin Luther’s major reforming treatises of 1520. In the treatise,...

The Recollections of Rifleman Harris

by Benjamin Harris

The Recollections of Rifleman Harris is a memoir published in 1848 of the experiences of an enlisted soldier in the 95th Regiment of Foot in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars. The eponymous soldier...

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No Surrender

by Christopher Edmonds & Douglas Century

Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is the inspiring true story of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the final days of...

Geographies of Contact

by Nader Nasiri-Moghaddam, Hélène Ibata, Fanny Moghaddassi & Caroline Lehni

This interdisciplinary collection of essays, in keeping with recent historiographic approaches to East-West cultural relations, focuses on the material and spatial conditions of cultural encounters between Britain...

Corps saccagés

by Frédéric Chauvaud

Le corps malmené, violenté, brutalisé a fait l’objet, pour la période moderne et contemporaine, d’un certain nombre de travaux remarquables, mais souvent épars. L’étude des « corps saccagés »,...

Woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany

by Hugo Munsterberg & Mary Mills Patrick

This book treats of woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany, and the development of instruction for the two sexes.

“The girls' schools established by the Government provide well for the study of the modern...

Was Middle America Peopled from Asia?

by Martin I. Townsend & Edward S. Morse

This book treats of the origin of American inhabitants.

Was Middle America Peopled from Asia?...

There are two propositions involved in the controversy as to the Asiatic origin of the American race: the one...

Traces of Early Men in Japan

by Edward Sylvester Morse

There is no race of people in whose origin we are more interested than in that of the Japanese. Their history going so completely back for nearly two thousand years, their civilization, which in so many respects...

The Witnesses to the Historicity of Jesus

by Arthur Drews

In view of the vagueness, effectiveness, and vulnerability of the evangelical accounts of Jesus, as far as his historical reality is concerned, the witnesses in non-Christian literature have always occupied...

The South American Republics : History of Chile

by Thomas C. Dawson

This book deals with the general history of Chile from the discovery and the Spanish conquest.“About a century before Pizarro landed, Tupac Yupanqui, the greatest of the Inca conquerors, crossed the rough...