War & Military

Autobiography of a Seaman, Vol. 2

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Lord Thomas Cochrane


This second volume of the biography of Lord Cochrane deals with his fall from grace, imprisonment for debt, loss of honours, and attempts to…

Brown Book of the Hitler Terror

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Dudley Leigh Aman Marley


The Brown Book was the first English publication to detail events which were currently happening in occupied Germany in 1933; book-burning a…

The Life of Nelson

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Robert Southey


In 1813, the year that he was appointed Poet Laureate, Robert Southey published "The Life of Nelson". Horatio, Lord Viscount Nels…

Warwick the Kingmaker

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428-1471), wealthy and powerful peer of England, was one of the leaders of the Wars of the Roses (14…

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

History of the Civil War, 1861-1865

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James Ford Rhodes


Superbly written, this overview of the Civil War, won a Pulitzer Prize in History in 1918. Rhodes covers not only the battles and the gener…

Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy

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Anonymous


A collection of true stories of the high seas, from the nineteenth century. Shipwrecks, mutiny, life and death decision-making -- all far fr…

Wellington

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George Hooper


Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1769-1852), was born in Dublin, the younger son of an Irish Protestant aristocrat. He served with…

Tales Of The Trail; Short Stories Of Western Life

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Henry Inman


This 1898 collection of thirteen previously published articles exhibits the acute perception of one of the most popular writers of the late …

The Good Soldier; A Selection Of Soldiers' Letters, 1914-1918

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N. P. Dawson


“Here are boys, all sorts of boys: French, English, Italian, American… These are soldiers’ letters written home. But reading, one finds t…

The Red Planet

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William John Locke


Set during WWI in England, The Red Planet is a rich tale about the life in a little English town from the point of view of Major Duncan Mere…

The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier, Part 1

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Charles E. Flandrau


"It has been a little over fifty years since the organization of the Territory of Minnesota, which at its birth was a very small and un…

The Fireside Chats

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Franklin D. Roosevelt


President Franklin Delano Roosevelt thirty radio addresses made throughout his terms as President of the United States between 1933 and 1944…

A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar

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George Bethune English


As a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps during the War of 1812 assigned to Marine Corps headquarters, English sailed to the…

Roman History: The Early Empire, from the Assassination of Julius Caesar to tha…

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William Wolfe Capes


William Wolfe Capes (1834-1914) was an Anglican cleric, a classicist, and a historian. This is his short chronicle of the early Roman Empire…

King and Baronage (A.D. 1135-1327)

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William Holden Hutton


William Holden Hutton (1860-1930) was a British historian and Dean of Winchester Cathedral. In this slim volume, Hutton writes of the long p…

Campaigning With Grant

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Horace Porter


In the last year of the American Civil War, Horace Porter served as aide-de-camp to General Ulysses S. Grant, then commander of all the armi…

The Reign of Queen Anne, Volume I

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Justin Mccarthy


Anne Stuart (1665-1714), Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, succeeded William III to the throne in 1702. She was the daughter of the d…

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