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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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Crusades

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George William Cox


The Crusades were a series of religious wars fought between 1096 and 1272 to recover the Holy Land from Islamic rule. According to the Latin…

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…

Spy Proof America!

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J. Francis Logan


A very impassioned piece from the first World War, introducing a volunteer civilian anti-spy organization to root out enemy spies from the U…

Selections from Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War

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Herman Melville


Published in 1866, Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War is a collection of poems about the Civil War by Herman Melville. Many of the poems a…

La media noche: visión estelar de un momento de guerra

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Ramón Del Valle-Inclán


Crónicas de la Primera Guerra Mundial: 40 breves capítulos, a modo de estampas o fogonazos desde el punto de vista de distinto…

With Fire and Sword (Byers)

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Samuel H. M. Byers


Samuel H. M. Byers was an American poet, diplomat, and soldier in the Civil War. "In war some persons seek adventures; others have them…

The World’s Story Volume V: Italy, France, Spain and Portugal

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Eva March Tappan


This is the fifth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Ta…

With the Turks in Palestine

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Alexander Aaronsohn


While Belgium is bleeding and hoping, while Poland suffers and dreams of liberation, while Serbia is waiting for redemption, there is a litt…

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…

Escape From The Confederacy

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Benjamin F. Hasson


Benjamin F Hasson was a Union officer in the Civil War of the United States. After being captured by the Confederacy, he escaped from a pris…

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