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Flying for France - With the American Escadrille at Verdun

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James Mcconnell


The experiences of American James R. McConnell, while flying with the French Flying Corp at Verdun during World War One. Sgt McConnell was a…

Pierre and Luce

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Romain Rolland


Pierre and Luce were an unlikely young pair who found themselves in the chaos of Paris during the war; Pierre, the shy, recently conscripted…

A Rebel's Recollections

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George Eggleston


George Cary Eggleston's Civil War memoir begins with a separate essay on the living conditions and political opinions of Virginia’s citizenr…

Fort Concho; Its Why And Wherefore

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J. N. Gregory


Fort Concho was a U.S. Army post in central Texas from 1867 to 1889. It figured considerably in the Indian Wars, notably against the Comanch…

Kurze Aufklärungen über Wesen und Ziel des Pazifismus

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Alfred Hermann Fried


Alfred Hermann Fried, österreichischer Friedensnobelpreisträger (1911) und Wegbegleiter von Bertha von Suttner (Friedensnobelpreis…

State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1829 - 1836)

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Andrew Jackson


The State of the Union address is a speech presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress,…

Four Weeks in the Trenches

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Fritz Kreisler


A brief record of the fighting on the Eastern front in the great war by a participant in that great conflict (Summary by FNH)

Little Wars

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H. G. Wells


A Game for Boys from twelve years of age to one hundred and fifty and for that more intelligent sort of girl who likes boys' games and books…

Our Army at the Front

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Heywood Broun


During the US deployment in Europe in the final years of the Great War (WWI), the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) was accompanied by nota…

War the Creator

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Frank Gelett Burgess


Gelett Burgess, an American writer, penned this gripping account of the profound change that war caused in a young Frenchman he knew. “Becau…

Margaret of Angoulême, Queen of Navarre

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Agnes Mary Frances Robinson


Margaret of Angoulême, Queen of Navarre (Marguerite de Navarre), (1492-1549), was the sister of Francis I, King of France. She was hig…

A Visit to Three Fronts: June 1916

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


In the course of May 1916, the Italian authorities expressed a desire that some independent observer from Great Britain should visit their l…

High Adventure A Narrative of Air Fighting in France

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James Norman Hall


High Adventure A Narrative of Air Fighting in France by James Norman Hall; you will find this book although an exciting narrative has an unp…

Commentaries on the Gallic War

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Gaius Julius Caesar


Commentarii de Bello Gallico (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War) is Julius Caesar's firsthand account of the Gallic Wars, written as a…

The British Army From Within

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E. Charles Vivian


This 1914 book gives a picture of the British Army structure and life in the early hours of World War I. Summary by david wales

Farewell

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Honoré de Balzac


In his startling and tragic novella Farewell (‘Adieu’), Balzac adds to the 19th century’s literature of the hysterical woman: sequestered, c…

The Private Soldier Under Washington

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Charles Knowles Bolton


Much was been written about the American Revolution, but our knowledge of the private solders of the patriot army is confined chiefly to Was…

The Blockade Runners

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Jules Verne


Writing at the end of the American Civil War, Verne weaves this story of a Scottish merchant who, in desperation at the interruption of the …

Philip Augustus

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William Holden Hutton


Philip Augustus (Philip II of France 1165-1223), grandfather of Saint Louis, was one of France's greatest kings. While England's Henry II wa…

With the Judæans in the Palestine Campaign

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John Henry Patterson


From the Preface: The formation of a Battalion of Jews for service in the British Army is an event without precedent in our annals, and the …

The Chronicles of America Volume 04 - Crusaders of New France

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William Bennett Munro


The fourth volume [of the Chronicle of America Series] adds France into the annals of the New World. Whereas the preceding volumes placed Sp…

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