Great Britain
epub |eng | 2006-11-30 | Author:Robert Lacey [LACEY, ROBERT]

‘WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST!’ – THE BIRKENHEAD DRILL 1852 STEAMING OFF THE COAST OF SOUTH AFRICA late in February 1852, HM Troopship Birkenhead, a paddle-steamer, was one of the first ...
( Category: Historical April 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-10 | Author:John Hughes-Wilson [Hughes-Wilson, John]

This despatch is to be considered a war warning . . . an aggressive move by Japan is expected within the next few days. Crucially, the signal goes on: The ...
( Category: History & Theory April 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-10-03 | Author:Simon Heffer [Heffer, Simon]

MPs praised Forster for his measure, and for his courage. However, dissenters did not wish to subsidise Church of England schools – or to be forced to send their children ...
( Category: Great Britain April 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-08-19 | Author:Robert Harvey [Harvey, Robert]

CHAPTER 16 Plassey In this dismal encampment, far removed from the decadent baroque palace of Chandernagore, Clive had to make the most agonising decision of his life. Before him lay ...
epub |eng | 2020-03-26 | Author:Thomas Leahy [Leahy, Thomas]

( Category: Great Britain April 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-08-22 | Author:Anna Beer

Quite apart from the fact that Ralegh appears unaware that presenting himself as the ideal father figure (and the boy did indeed admire Sir Walter) might alienate rather than flatter ...
( Category: Europe April 3,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2019-10-28 | Author:Mike Pitts [Pitts, Mike]

In recent years there has been an unprecedented amount of archaeological fieldwork around Stonehenge, much of it still under analysis. Our understanding of ancient landscapes is changing profoundly. And nowhere, ...
( Category: Great Britain April 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-06-14 | Author:Terry Deary [Deary, Terry]

Chorus: Come home, come home, come home, Please father, dear father, come home. Hear the sweet voice of the child, Which the night winds repeat as they roam! Oh! Who ...
( Category: General March 29,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Rene Chartrand

Junot regroups to face the British To the French, it was now clear that, except for the troops holding out in the fortress of Almeida, the north of Portugal was ...
( Category: Military History Pictorials March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2008-03-14 | Author:Carlo D'Este

The last British soldier at Dunkirk the morning of June 3, 1940, was an aristocratic, unflappable Guards officer in charge of the British rear guard. Major General Harold Alexander, best ...
( Category: World War I March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Andrew Rawson

21st and 24th Divisions move onto the battlefield As the afternoon wore on the men waiting in the villages to the rear grew restless, wondering when they would be called ...
( Category: Great Britain March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-11-14 | Author:Stephen McGreal [McGreal, Stephen]

Gloucester Castle with attendant tug. The ship served during the Second World War until 15 July 1942, when the German commerce raider Michel sank her off the Ascension Isles. The ...
( Category: Ship History March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-06-13 | Author:William Henry Fitchett

FAMOUS CUTTING-OUT EXPEDITIONS "We have fed our sea for a thousand years, And she calls us, still unfed, Though there's never a wave of all her waves But marks our ...
( Category: Great Britain March 27,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-08-29 | Author:Duncan, A A M [Duncan, A A M]

CHAPTER 10 The road to Norham Urgent news from the Scots at Skelbo, or from Orkney, would take at least a week to reach the Tay. 1 That such news ...
( Category: Great Britain March 27,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-11-14 | Author:Peter C. Smith [Smith, Peter C.]

FOH from Ark Royal: Your 11.30. I hope they would be too polite to say so. But Renown was clearly in no fit state to fight a major battle and ...
( Category: Engineering March 26,2020 )