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Stories of the Victoria Cross

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Frank Mundell


The Victoria Cross is the highest military award that can be made to members of the British and Commonwealth armed forces for acts of gallan…

Guelphs and Ghibellines: A Short History of Mediaeval Italy from 1250-1409

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Oscar Browning


The High Middle Ages in Italy, 1250-1409, were a time of incessant strife between rival city-states, some the Ghibelline allies of the Holy …

The Making of the British Empire (A.D. 1714-1832)

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Arthur Hassall


At its height, the British Empire was the largest in history. This short volume traces its development through the long 18th century, from 1…

Army Mental Tests

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Robert Mearns Yerkes and Clarence Stone Yoakum


Prepared in cooperation with the staff of the surgeon general's office as a source of information and printed materials concerning psycholog…

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…

History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 5

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Friedrich Schiller


Volume 5 concludes the History of the Thirty Years War in Germany. [Note From the first PG etext of this work: Separate sources indicate th…

Pitt

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Archibald Primrose


Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, liberal prime minister (1894-1895), wrote this short biography of William Pitt, the Younger (1759-…

King and Parliament (A.D. 1603-1714)

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George Henry Wakeling


This slim volume by the Oxford University lecturer, George Henry Wakeling, deals with the period in British history from the reign of King J…

History of Company B 307th Infantry

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Julius Klausner, Jr


The history of Company B, 307 Infantry's participation in The First World War. A part of the 77th Division it trained at Camp Upton, New Yor…

The Age of Elizabeth

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Mandell Creighton


This short history by the eminent British historian, Mandell Creighton, places Elizabeth and her reign within the context of 16th century Eu…

Over There: War Scenes On The Western Front

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Arnold Bennett


Bennett's served in many capacities in the WWI war effort. After a visit to the Western Front he wrote this 1915 collection of essays about …

A History of the Great War, Volume One

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John Buchan


This is the first of a four-volume history of the First World War, covering the period from its outbreak in the summer of 1914 to the campai…

The Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80, Part 2

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Archibald Forbes


This Part 2 of "The Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80" discusses the 1878-80 war, which was one of the major conflicts during the Gr…

Ιστορίαι (Histories) Βιβλίοv 3 (Book 3)

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Thucydides


Η Ιστορία του Θουκυδίδη εξιστορεί τα πρώτα 20 χρόνια του πολέμου μεταξύ της Αθήνας και της Σπάρτης, που κράτησε από το 431 μέχρι το 404 π.Χ.…

Canada's Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 - No…

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John Frederick Bligh Livesay


This is Part Three of the incredible story of the actions of the men and women of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canada's contribution to…

The Daredevil of the Army - Experiences as a ''Buzzer'' and Despatch Rider

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Austin Patrick Corcoran


At just twenty-six years of age, the author – A P Corcoran had already led an adventurous life, having twice sailed around the world, experi…

Bismarck and the Origin of the German Empire

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Sir Frederick Maurice Powicke


Despite its brevity, this Little Blue Book #142 by the Oxford historian, Sir F.M. Powicke, provides a valuable overview of the political his…

The Roswell Report: Case Closed

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James Mcandrew


The “Roswell Incident” has assumed a central place in American folklore since the events of the 1940s in a remote area of New Mexico. In Jul…

The New Army in Training

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Rudyard Kipling


Kipling's brief assessment of the British New Army being assembled to fight in the Great War. Concerns itself with training and logistics bu…

A Soldier's Diary

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Ralph Scott


This 1923 memoir of a World War I soldier (Royal Engineer and hand-to-hand combatant) is a well written much respected first-hand account of…

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