Australia & Oceania
epub |eng | 2012-03-06 | Author:Walter Lord & Nathaniel Philbrick [Lord, Walter & Philbrick, Nathaniel]

CHAPTER 7 “There Is Your Beautiful Nightdress Gone” AS THE SEA CLOSED over the Titanic, Lady Cosmo Duff Gordon in Boat 1 remarked to her secretary Miss Francatelli, “There is ...
( Category: Americas January 31,2019 )
epub |eng | 1958-01-30 | Author:Heyerdahl, Thor

A{u VII Meeting the Caves' Dumb Guardians The big Chilean warship appeared on the horizon as the morning sun still hung low over the sea, bathing the cliffs along the ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania January 30,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-03 | Author:Richard Glover

CHAPTER SIX Making Our Own Fun We made our own fun in the period 1965 to 1975. Much of it involved the burning of rubbish. In fact, burning your own ...
( Category: Humor December 29,2018 )
mobi | | 2006-03-27 | Author:Robert B. Booth

The following morning we put ourselves, horses, and baggage safely across the Waitaki, and by 10 o'clock arrived in Dunedin. Dunedin was situated, like Port Lyttelton, on rising undulating ground, ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania December 18,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-09-14 | Author:Roland Perry

Chapter 39 Rogue Warlord By the night of 27 August, the Australian Corps had pushed its line another kilometre or so east past the villages of Fontaine, Vermandovillers and Foucaucourt ...
( Category: World December 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-06-26 | Author:Peter Cochrane

8 ‘No White Man Worthy of the Name’ George Burns: ‘Does the honorable member believe that we should be under the protection of Japan?’ Alfred Conroy: ‘Certainly not. What a ...
( Category: Military December 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-12-10 | Author:Jason Ryan

The first pilots to fly to Hawaii were celebrated with a parade upon their return to San Francisco on July 12, 1927. US Army Air Corps lieutenants Lester J. Maitland ...
( Category: Transportation December 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-24 | Author:phillip fountain, geoffrey troughton

From their arrival in Africa, the Todds lived almost entirely among Africans; contact with their ‘own kind’ was rare. They became increasingly aware of ‘a oneness’, ‘a common humanity’ and ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania December 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-03-26 | Author:Nicholas Thomas

27. Ngatu, decorated barkcloth, Tonga. Material acquisitions were more considerable. Once Cook judged sufficient food had been obtained, he relaxed the rule against trading for curiosities, at which point, it ...
( Category: World December 11,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Stephen Gapps

6 KILL ALL THE WHITES BEFORE THEM 1814–March 1816 A spirit of hostility When Lachlan Macquarie arrived in the colony, in late 1809, he instigated important shifts not only in ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania December 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-11-22 | Author:Peter Pedersen & Chris Roberts

Sergeant McGee’s attack on Hamburg. Return to the car park, from which you can commence the Passchendaele battlefield tour by turning left at the entrance and going to the top ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania December 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-06-09 | Author:Phillip Bradley

Lines of light horsemen manoeuvre for the attack on Beersheba. The attack was ‘clearly seen by other brigades at the start,’ Henry Gullett was later told, ‘but soon obscured in ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania December 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-12-08 | Author:Mesut Uyar

A cavalry patrol resting somewhere near Saros. The northern region was covered by the 1st Independent Cavalry Brigade for an extensive period of time (image courtesy of Nejat Çuhadaroğlu). In ...
( Category: Military December 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-11-16 | Author:Anne Salmond

PLATE 1 Marsden’s mill and cottage, Parramatta, NSW by J. Lycett, 1820. PLATE 2 The missionary settlement Rangihoua on the north side of the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, by ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania November 17,2018 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:John Hirst [John Hirst]

The Pioneer Legend Schools have been the most influential purveyors of the pioneer legend and in literature for children it occurs in its purest form. The first item in the ...
( Category: Historical Study & Educational Resources October 26,2018 )