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Joseph Trienens


Written in 1910, this "cyclopedia" is full of information that was quite useful at the time. A hundred years later, its text is mo…

The Life-Story of a Russian Exile

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Marie Sukloff


Hero or assassin? Victim or criminal? Marie Sukloff fits no easy category. A young peasant woman who became a political radical and activ…

The Underground Railroad, Part 5

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William Still


"I congratulate you that, after much patient research, careful preparation, and untiring labor, you have completed your voluminous work…

The Martyrdom Of Belgium; Official Report Of Massacres Of Peaceable Citizens, Wo…

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George Cooreman


The title says it all. World War I narratives of German activities in Belgium after the German invasion of this neutral country. - Summary b…

Five Months at Anzac

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Joseph Lievesley Beeston


A Narrative of Personal Experiences of the Officer Commanding the 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force . From his leaving Australi…

Beasts, Men and Gods

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Ferdinand Ossendowski


“Beasts, Men and Gods” is an account of an epic journey, filled with perils and narrow escapes, in the mold of “The Lord of the Rings.” The…

Mob Rule In New Orleans

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Ida B. Wells-Barnett


Born into slavery in Mississippi in 1862, Ida B. Wells-Barnett was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist…

The Red Battle Flyer

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Manfred Von Richthofen


Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with t…

The Columbia Accident Investigation Board Final Report, Volume 1

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Columbia Accident Investigation Board


In 1981, Columbia became the first spacecraft of its type to fly in Earth orbit and successfully completed 27 missions over more than two de…

Sämtliche Schriften 1911-1921, Teil 3

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Carl Von Ossietzky


Carl von Ossietzky (1889-1938), Journalist, Pazifist und Friedensnobelpreisträger [1935], zählte zu den herausragenden Persön…

The Loss of the S. S. Titanic

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Lawrence Beesley


This is a 1st hand account written by a survivor of the Titanic about that fateful night and the events leading up to it as well as the even…

Insurgent Mexico

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John Reed


In the autumn of 1913 John Reed was sent to Mexico by the Metropolitan Magazine to report the Mexican Revolution. He shared the perils of Pa…

The Diary of a Dead Officer

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Arthur Graeme West


Published posthumously in 1919, this collection of diary entries presents a scathing picture of army life and is said to be one of the most …

Russia in 1919

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Arthur Ransome


PUBLISHER'S NOTE: On August 27, 1914, in London, I made this note in a memorandum book: "Met Arthur Ransome at_____'s; discussed a boo…

Poems

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Wilfred Owen


A collection of poems by the English war poet and soldier of the First World War, Wilfred Owen. Owen is regarded by historians as the leadin…

Martyred Armenia

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Fa'Iz El-Ghusein


This is a first hand account of the Armenian Genocide written by a Syrian who had been a Turkish official for three and a half years. His ac…

The Ascent of Denali

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Hudson Stuck


The story of the First Ascent of Denali by Hudson Stuck, Harry Karstens, Walter Harper and Robert Tatum in 1913, recorded in celebration of …

A Failure of Initiative: Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Inve…

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United States House Of Representatives


In September 2005, the House of Representatives created the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to H…

Fighting France, from Dunkerque to Belfort

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Edith Wharton


American novelist Edith Wharton was living in Paris when World War I broke out in 1914. She obtained permission to visit sites behind the l…

The U-boat Hunters

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James Brendan Connolly


The author takes the listener on a tour of various ships used in WW1. He discusses the boats and the seamen who occupy them and their encoun…

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