Historical
epub |eng | | Author:Benjamin Franklin

ORGANIZATION CHARTS—UNION AND CONFEDERATE UNION ARMY ON THE RAPIDAN, MAY 5, 1864. [COMPILED.] LIEUTENANT-GENERAL U. S. GRANT, Commander-in-Chief. MAJOR-GENERAL GEORGE G. MEADE, Commanding Army of the Potomac. MAJ.-GEN. W. S. ...
( Category: Historical February 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 1996-08-14 | Author:Rena Kornreich Gelissen & Heather Dune Macadam [Gelissen, Rena Kornreich & Macadam, Heather Dune]

"Where is your God now?" My spirit withers . . . I do not know. "What's wrong, Rena?" I have been staring at nothing for days, going through the motions ...
( Category: World February 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-04-19 | Author:Michael Hicks [Hicks, Michael]

NOTES 1. Harriss, ‘Struggle’, 44–7. The commissioners included Fauconberg, Sir Edmund Mulsho, Osbert Mountford, Richard Whetehill and John Proud, ibid. 46n. 2. Paston L & P ii. 143, 148; E ...
( Category: Europe February 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-05-01 | Author:Richard D. Mahoney [Mahoney, Richard D.]

December 29, 1962 Miami, Florida During the height of the Cuban missile crisis, Bobby Kennedy had instructed CIA director John McCone to halt all covert operations aimed at Cuba. When ...
( Category: Historical February 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2000-10-01 | Author:Booker T. Washington [Washington, Booker T.]

Chapter XI. Making Their Beds Before They Could Lie On Them A little later in the history of the school we had a visit from General J.F.B. Marshall, the Treasurer ...
( Category: Ethnic & National February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-04-19 | Author:Clara Kramer & Stephen Glantz [Kramer, Clara & Glantz, Stephen]

Beck didn’t say anything. He grabbed the bottle of vodka that he and Klara were drinking from and sat on the bed, calm as buttered toast now. Patrontasch wrapped his ...
( Category: Historical February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 1995-01-01 | Author:Massie, Robert K. [Massie, Robert K.]

On October 18, 1963, the cover of Life, the nation’s most prominent and widely read weekly magazine, displayed a picture of Nicholas II’s five children. The headline was “THE CASE ...
( Category: Historical February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2004-06-30 | Author:John McElroy [McElroy, John]

CHAPTER XLVI. SURLY BRITON--THE STOLID COURAGE THAT MAKES THE ENGLISH FLAG A BANNER OF TRIUMPH--OUR COMPANY BUGLER, HIS CHARACTERISTICS AND HIS DEATH--URGENT DEMAND FOR MECHANICS--NONE WANT TO GO--TREATMENT OF A ...
( Category: Americas February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2016-01-15 | Author:Bornstein, Ernst Israel [Bornstein, Ernst Israel]

1. The sick bay consisted of a barrack block with a criminal in charge. He had doctors and medical orderlies from among the prisoners at his disposal. Only those with ...
( Category: Memoirs February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-02-03 | Author:Rudolf Hoss

Your Daddy You, my dear, good children! Your daddy has to leave you now. For you, poor ones, there remains only your dear, good Mommy. May she remain with you ...
( Category: Historical February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-08-31 | Author:Talbot, David

Part III 15 Contempt On Monday April 17, 1961, as over fourteen hundred CIA-trained anti-Castro exiles waded ashore at Cuba’s Bay of Pigs—an operation that would quickly become the biggest ...
( Category: Leaders & Notable People February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jeffrey Rosen

5 “Popular Unrest”: The Election of 1912 and the Battle for the Constitution On February 21, 1912, after delivering a speech called “A Charter for Democracy” at the Ohio Constitutional ...
( Category: Leaders & Notable People February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ted Widmer

5 Panic After years of scraping, Martin Van Buren finally stood atop the Matterhorn of American politics. Like a mountain goat, he had leapt upward from one craggy promontory to ...
( Category: Historical February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-31 | Author:Jason Fox

19 This is not good. This is really not good. As I bunkered down in a luxury hotel room, unable to push away my bed covers, unwilling to face the ...
( Category: Memoirs February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-12 | Author:Dave Cullen

14 March for Their Lives 1 Daniel Duff said it was going to be huge. Huge? What did that mean? He had no idea, really, but expected it to feel ...
( Category: Americas February 12,2019 )