The Galvanized Yankee

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H., Strategy: The Indirect Approach (1954; rev. ed., 1967). Military History Blog is dedicated to educating people on military history. Mainly dealt with the monotony and the idiotic commands issued by a career Naval Officer "Capt. One reviewer compared my book to those written by Annie Groves. It really doesn't affect the story plots, but if you've ever sailed on a real "wind-jammer", it's a bit off-putting.

The Blitz Next Door (Kelpies)

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The late Alexander Stewart of Invernahyle was one of the foremost in the charge, and observing an officer of the King's forces, who, scorning to join the flight of all around, remained with his sword in his hand, as if determined to the very last to defend the post assigned to him, the Highland gentleman commanded him to surrender, and received for reply a thrust, which he caught in his target. His disguise is discovered and his promotions follow rapidly.

The Moved-Outers (Newbery Honor Roll)

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For more than one half of last century, this was a practice not to be thought of. They walked a few paces in silence, Colonel Talbot apparently studying how to open what he had to say; at length he addressed Edward. ``Mr. Colonel Talbot often engaged him in discussions upon the justice of the cause he had espoused. ``Not,'' he said, ``that it is possible for you to quit it at this present moment, for, come what will, you must stand by your rash engagement. He damps the spirits of the poor lads he commands, by keeping them on the defensive, whilk of itself implies inferiority or fear.

Iron Thunder: A Civil War Novel (I Witness Series)

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Was Alice his unknown warden, and was this maiden of the cavern the tutelar genius that watched his bed during his sickness? I told him my own story and yours; and asked him to judge what my feelings must be by his own. While agreeing that Richard ordered the death of the captive Henry VI, Penman successfully (to my mind) refutes the claim that Richard murdered his two young nephews in the Tower of London (in agreement with Philippa Gregory).

Honey Cake (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

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The Siege of Jerusalem was part of the Crusades in the Holy Land. This collapsed in 1878 and was replaced by the Dual Alliance with Austria-Hungary which called for mutual support if either were attacked by Russia. Naval flag rank developed because of the organization of British fleets in the 17th century. Trio includes "Beulah Land", "Look Away, Beulah Land" and "Legacy of Beulah Land". "Bridges Over Time" series of 6 by Valerie Anand (aka Fiona Buckley).

Soldier Mom

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But it well repays the reader who commits to it, and comes away with a new sense of what it means to live through such times. Nosebag addressed him with something which, if not an oath, sounded very like one, and commanded him to attend to his duty. ``You be d---d for a ------,'' commenced the gallant cavalier; but, looking up in order to suit the action to the words, and also to enforce the epithet which he meditated, with an adjective applicable to the party, he recognised the speaker, made his military salam, and altered his tone.---``Lord love your handsome face, Madam Nosebag, is it you?

Running Across the Moon

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For this purpose considerable precautions were used to preserve secrecy. From a pamphlet issued by the British Ministry of Information during WWII intended to give advice to housewives on how to cope with rationing. The author of Salmonia mentions Nelson's fondness for fly-fishing, and expresses a wish to see it noticed in the next edition of ``that most exquisite and touching life of our hero by the Laureate, an immortal monument raised by genius to valour.'' We believe neither Halieus nor the Laureate will be displeased with the following little anecdote, from a letter of a gentleman now at the head of the medical profession, with which he favoured us shortly after perusing Salmonia. ``I was (says our friend) at the Naval Hospital at Yarmouth, on the morning when Nelson, after the battle of Copenhagen (having sent the wounded before him,) arrived at the roads, and landed on the jetty.

Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am

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Professors, students, and eventually the general population took sides as the conflict between the "Gomarists" and the "Arminians" heated up, leading to Remonstances, Counter-Remonstrances, and outbreaks of violence. Some good storeis taking place on the fringe of the action are The Raj Quartet books by Paul Scott set in India during World War II and The Balkan Trilogy and The Levant Trilogy by Olivia Manning following a mixed group of expat refugees during the war.

The Keeping Room

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This simply written but inspiring true story celebrates the spirit of a young woman who "spent her adult life giving others freedom through education." The pause showed the time which philosophy claimed to obtain her victory over nature; the delay, else where censured, was in these parts not merely appropriate---the suspense itself agonized the audience. Again, this flies in the face of history. For decades, science fiction writers of both the left and the right, both popular entertainers and those writing more ambitious works, have made a point of trying to be inclusive.

My Friend the Enemy

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De Mille continued during his early film career with a series of silent Biblical or religious epics - a specific subgenre. Do'e tell squoire we longs to heer from him, and has dootings about his not writing himself, and Lieftenant Bottler is smoky.'' ``This Ruffin, I suppose, then, is your Donald of the Cavern, who has intercepted your letters, and carried on a correspondence with the poor devil Houghton, as if under your authority?'' The other letters were to the same purpose, and they soon received yet more complete light upon Donald Bean's machinations.