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    The Corpus Hermeticum

    Hermes Trismegistus
    (9539095)

    The Corpus Hermeticum are Egyptian-Greek wisdom texts from which are mostly presented as dialogues in which a teacher enlightens a disciple. The texts form the basis of Hermeticism. They discuss the divine, the cosmos, mind, and nature. Some touch...

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    Power to the People - The World of the Black...

    Bobby Seale
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    In words and photographs, Power to the People is the story of the controversial Black Panther Party, founded 50 years ago in 1966 by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton.   The words are Seale’s, with contributions by other former party members; the...

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    MiG-21 Aces of the Vietnam War

    István Toperczer
    (10129721)

    Having learned their trade on the subsonic MiG-17, pilots of the Vietnamese People'apos;s Air Force (VPAF) received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the...

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    A Short History of Western Ideology - A...

    Rolf Petri
    (10108865)

    We are arguably living in a'apos;postideological'apos; era. However, when we tune into the TV news we can hear political leaders talk about 'apos;advanced'apos; societies, geopolitical experts suggest 'apos;humanitarian'apos; interventions, and sober...

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    U-boats vs Destroyer Escorts - The Battle of...

    Williamson,Gordon
    (10130228)

    Winston Churchill claimed the 'U-boat peril' was the only thing that frightened him during World War II. The U-boat was developed from a small coastal vessel into a state-of-the-art killer, stalking the high seas picking off merchant convoys, until...

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    Lakes - Water and Sediment Geochemistry

    Brijraj Krishna Das
    (9466109)

    The present book aims in discussing water and sediment geochemistry of lakes in the background of natural processes in respect of Indian lakes, the information and data in respect of these are lacking which may be of interest to limnologists,...

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    German Battleships 1939-45

    Williamson,Gordon
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    In this, the first of a five volume series covering the capital ships of the German Navy of World War II, Gordon Williamson examines the design, development and operational use of the battleships used by the Kriegsmarine. The 'Schlesien' and...

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    German Pocket Battleships 1939-45

    Williamson,Gordon
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    After the end of World War I, the German Navy came up with the concept of the Panzerschiffe, or Pocket Battleship, as a method of circumventing treaty limitations on the size and types of ship Germany was permitted to build. New, more modern...

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    Heinz Guderian

    Battistelli,Pier Paolo
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    This book gives a focused, military biography of Heinz Guderian, perhaps the most highly respected tank commander of World War II. Guderian was a typical product of the Prussian military elite; the son of a general in the army, there was little doubt...

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    Brazilian Expeditionary Force in World War II

    Maximiano,Cesar Campiani
    (10131716)

    In the English-speaking world, it is generally unknown that a volunteer Brazilian Expeditionary Force (FEB) fought alongside the US Army in Italy from mid-1944 until the end of the war. This was in effect a light infantry division, consisting of...

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    World War II Partisan Warfare in Italy -...

    Battistelli,Pier Paolo
    (10130234)

    When Italy surrendered in 1943, it sparked a resistance movement of anti-German, anti-fascist partisans. This book explores the tactics, organizational structure and equipment of the brave Italian resistance fighters. Beginning with low-level...

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    The M60 Machine Gun

    Dockery,Kevin
    (10131549)

    The US M60 General Purpose Machine Gun, known as 'the Pig,†? was developed in the years after World War II from two revolutionary German designs. Adopted in 1957, the M60 came into its own in the jungles, hamlets, and city streets of Southeast Asia...

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    Italian Army Elite Units& Special Forces...

    Battistelli,Pier Paolo
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    Italian military historian Pier Paolo Battistelli examines the elite and specialforces units of the Italian Army during World War II. This includes a vast array of troop types, including paratroopers, assault engineers, sea-landing and swimmer units,...

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    Churchill'apos;s Army - 1939-1945 The men,...

    Bull,Stephen
    (10131668)

    Winston Churchill, Britain'apos;s iconic war time Prime Minister, is inextricably linked with the victorious British Army of 1939 to 1945. Yet hindsight, propaganda, and the imperative of the defeat of Hitler and Imperial Japan, have led to a...

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    Instrument of War - The German Army 1914-18

    Showalter,Dennis
    (10129634)

    Drawing on more than a half-century of research and teaching, Dennis Showalter presents a fresh perspective on the German Army during World War I. Showalter surveys an army at the heart of a national identity, driven by - yet also defeated by -...

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    D-Day Fortifications in Normandy

    Zaloga,Steven J.
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    German defenses along the Normandy beaches were part of the larger Atlantic Wall fortifications designed to defend Fortress Europe. When Field Marshal Erwin Rommel took command of the invasion front in late 1943, he began a program to enhance...

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    Soviet Submachine Guns of World War II -...

    McNab,Chris
    (10130490)

    The submachine gun (SMG) came to be the embodiment of the Soviet fighting spirit during World War II. From 1943 the Red Army's preference for close-quarters combat resulted in entire infantry units being equipped with nothing but SMGs. By deploying...

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    MiG-21 Aces of the Vietnam War

    István Toperczer
    (10130213)

    Having learned their trade on the subsonic MiG-17, pilots of the Vietnamese People'apos;s Air Force (VPAF) received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the...

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    Napoleon'apos;s Guards of Honour - 1813-14

    Pawly,Ronald
    (10131800)

    One of the least understood of Napoleon's corps were the four regiments of Gardes d'honneur, raised in 1813 during the frantic rebuilding of the French cavalry after the huge losses in Russia. Recruited from the leading social classes, uniformed and...

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    World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics

    Clarke,Dale
    (10130724)

    As the First World War bogged down across Europe resulting in the establishment of trench systems, artillery began to grow in military importance. Never before had the use of artillery been so vital, and to this day the ferocity, duration and...

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    George Washington

    Lardas,Mark
    (10131697)

    Despite his lack of formal military training, George Washington may be one of history's must underrated commanders. Building an army virtually from scratch, he defeated the pre-eminent military power of his day. Although, he made mistakes, especially...

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    The naval battles for Guadalcanal 1942 -...

    Stille,Mark
    (10130387)

    The battle for Guadalcanal that lasted from August 1942 to February 1943 was the first major American counteroffensive against the Japanese in the Pacific. The battle of Savo Island on the night of 9 August 1942, saw the Japanese inflict a sever...

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    Kennedy and Oswald - The Big Picture

    Edward Schwartz
    (10122581)

    Unraveling the many strands of hidden history behind the assassination of President Kennedy is not an easy task. Co-authors Baker and Schwartz guide us toward the conclusion that ultimately, the motivation was total governmental control, a coup...

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    Israel'apos;s Lightning Strike - The raid on...

    Dunstan,Simon
    (10130684)

    The Israeli Special Forces' operation at Entebbe goes down in history as one of the most audacious counter-terrorist assaults ever conducted. On 27 June 1976, four terrorists - two of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and two of the...

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    Panzer II vs 7TP - Poland 1939

    David R. Higgins
    (10130175)

    Hitler's lightning invasion of Poland in 1939 marked the beginning of World War II in Europe. This was the period when armoured warfare inscribed itself into global consciousness as the Poles desperately sought to stave off the Blitzkrieg. At the...

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    Africa'apos;s Killing Fields

    Walsh,Michael
    (9456598)

    African independence and de-colonisation was a massive deception. Power was transferred not to Africans but to a global banking and corporate elite. This necessitated the collaboration of corrupt political elite in harmony with bought media assisted...

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    Vercors 1944 - Resistance in the French Alps

    Lieb,Peter
    (10131777)

    Fighting insurgents has always been one of the greatest challenges for regular armed forces during the 20th century. The war between the Germans and the French resistance, also called FFI (Forces Françaises d'Intérieur), during World War II has...

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    A Teacher's Guide to Founding Mothers

    Roberts,Cokie; Amy Jurskis
    (8535549)

    For teachersWe know that the Common Core State Standards are encouraging you to reevaluate the books that you assign to your students. To help you decide which books are right for your classroom, each free ebook in this series contains a Common...

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    Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front

    Weal,John
    (10131510)

    The highest scoring aces of any aerial conflict were the Luftwaffe pilots involved in the bloody combats on the Russian Front. The most common fighter used by these pilots was the Bf 109, which was involved in the action from Operation Barbarossa in...

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    Nebraska

    Sanders,Doug
    (9487188)

    Explore the geography, climate, history, people, government, and economy of Nebraska. The third edition of this popular series provides lists of key people, sites, cities, plants and animals, political figures, industries, and events in the...

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    Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109B/C/D/E

    Green,Brett
    (10131620)

    The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was the most prominent German fighter type of World War II - over 35,000 were built and it served in many different variants and roles throughout the course of the war. It was the true workhorse of the German Luftwaffe...

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    M26/M46 Pershing Tank 1943-53

    Zaloga,Steven J.
    (10131573)

    From the moment that the M4 Sherman had been matched against German Panther and Tiger tanks, the American tank crews had known that their vehicles were outclassed by the opposition. What was needed was a more powerful tank, more heavily armed and...

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    Bf 109 F/G/K Aces of the Western Front

    Weal,John
    (10130668)

    The follow--on volume to Osprey Aircraft of the Aces 11 Bf 109D/E Aces 1939-41, this book charts the story of the myriad aces who flew the later marks of Messerschmitt fighter through to VE-Day. As good as the Emil had been during the opening 18...

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    Wehrmacht Combat Helmets 1933-45

    Brian C Bell
    (10130665)

    The German Stahlhelm is perhaps the most recognizable image of World War II. Manufactured in its millions, it was used or copied by many countries. It is still one of the most collected relics of the war; but despite its relative availability, prices...

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    Gladiator vs CR.42 Falco - 1940-41

    Ludovico Slongo
    (10130421)

    Both the Gloster Gladiator and the Fiat CR.42 Falco represented the peak in the development of the biplane fighter, which could trace its lineage back to World War I. However, by the time both aircraft entered service in the late 1930s, they were...

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    Environmental Applications of Digital Terrain...

    Wilson,John P.
    (10105137)

    A digital elevation model (DEM) is a digital representation of ground surface topography or terrain. It is also widely known as a digital terrain model (DTM). A DEM can be represented as a raster (a grid of squares) or as a vector based triangular...

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    The Yom Kippur War 1973 (1) - The Golan...

    Dunstan,Simon
    (10130507)

    At 1345hrs on 6 October 1973, Israeli spotters in the observation post atop Mount Hermon saw Syrian gunners below them removing the camouflage nets from their guns. Ten minutes later shells began to rain down on Israeli positions all along the Golan...

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    The SAS 1983-2014

    Neville,Leigh
    (10130047)

    Highly-trained and immensely skilled, the SAS are widely regarded as one of the best Special Forces units in the world. Their missions are uniquely diverse, ranging from counter-terrorist responses at home and abroad; counter-insurgency in...

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    World War 2 In Review No. 35 - M1 Combat Car...

    Webster,Merrian
    (10120888)

    Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The M1 Combat Car was a light tank used by the U.S. Cavalry in the late 1930s. After the Spanish Civil War, most armies, including the U.S. Army, realized that they needed 'gun' armed tanks and not vehicles...

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    US MACV-SOG Reconnaissance Team in Vietnam

    Rottman,Gordon L.
    (10131808)

    In 1964 Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, activated a joint unconventional task force known as the Studies and Observation Group-MACV-SOG. As a cover its mission was to conduct analysis of lessons learned in combat by all branches of service....

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    The Triumph and Tragedy of the Intellectuals...

    Redner,Harry
    (9544003)

    This fourth installment of Harry Redner’s tetralogy on the history of civilization argues that intellectuals have a brilliant past, a dubious present, and possibly no future. He contends that the philosophers of the seventeenth century laid the...

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    Killing Bin Laden - Operation Neptune Spear...

    Peter Panzeri
    (10130115)

    On May 2, 2011 a ten-year manhunt drew to a deadly end as the men of the US Naval Special Warfare Development Group (a.k.a. SEAL Team Six) closed in on their prey, Osama Bin Laden, the mastermind of the World Trade Center attack on September 11,...

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    Operation Market-Garden 1944 (2) - The...

    Ford,Ken
    (10129630)

    With Germany being pushed back across Europe the Allied forces looked to press their advantage with Operation Market-Garden, a massive airborne assault that, if successful, could have shortened the war in the west considerably. The ground advance...

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    M113 APC 1960-75 - US, ARVN, and Australian...

    Jamie Prenatt
    (10130098)

    The M113 is the most widely used and versatile armoured vehicle in the world. Fielded in 1960 as a simple'apos;battlefield taxi'apos;, over 80,000 M113s would see service with 50 nations around the world and 55 years later, many thousands are still...

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