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The Password Is Courage

Author : John Castle
ISBN : 9780285642287
Genre : History
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The man who broke into Auschwitz. When he was captured in France in 1940 Sergeant-Major Charles Coward launched his own private war against the Germans (although he was being held as a prisoner-of-war). For several years he was the most incredible amateur espionage and sabotage agent of World War Two, opposing the Nazis while sending back vital information to England. He escaped from captivity nine times and was, eventually, sent to Auschwitz III (a labour camp just five miles from Auschwitz II, the extermination camp). He carried guns and dynamite for the Polish underground movement, traded in dead bodies (by swapping the corpses of dead prisoners for Jewish prisoners, allowing the prisoners to escape) and, finally, he smuggled himself into Auschwitz where he witnessed the full horrors of the extermination camp. This is one of the most heroic and extraordinary stories of World War Two. Charles Coward fought the might of the Nazi army and won, his courage is testament to the indomitable human spirit facing overwhelming odds. At the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials Coward's testimony was sensational, allowing over 2,000 Auschwitz survivors to file lawsuits for compensations against their former oppressors.
Category: History

British Pows And The Holocaust

Author : Russell Wallis
ISBN : 9781786721945
Genre : History
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In the network of Nazi camps across wartime Europe, prisoner of war institutions were often located next to the slave camps for Jews and Slavs; so that British PoWs across occupied Europe, over 200,000 men, were witnesses to the holocaust. The majority of those incarcerated were aware of the camps, but their testimony has never been fully published. Here, using eye-witness accounts held by the Imperial War Museum, Russell Wallis rewrites the history of British prisoners and the Holocaust during the Second World War. He uncovers the histories of men such as Cyril Rofe, an Anglo-Jewish PoW who escaped from a work camp in Upper Silesia and fled eastwards towards the Russian lines, recounting his shattering experiences of the so-called ‘bloodlands’ of eastern Poland. Wallis also shows how and why the knowledge of those in the armed forces was never fully publicised, and how some PoW accounts were later exaggerated or fictionalised. British PoWs and the Holocaust will be an essential new oral history of the holocaust and an extraordinary insight into what was known and when about the greatest crime of the 20th century.
Category: History

You Re The Password To My Life

Author : Sudeep Nagarkar
ISBN : 9788184006704
Genre : Fiction
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We all have that one person in our lives in whose absence our existence seems meaningless! Virat and Kavya are like chalk and cheese. While Virat is cautious and reserved, Kavya is outgoing and likes to lead a life full of reckless fun. In spite of their differences, they are best friends, and not even Mahek—the love of Virat’s life—can come in the way of that. But, as happens in every relationship, their friendship is put to the test by an unforeseen incident. Can Aditya, along with his cousin, come to their rescue yet again? You’re the Password to My Life is a true story that shows how friendship is the only ‘ship’ that does not sink.
Category: Fiction

British Cinema In The Fifties

Author : Christine Geraghty
ISBN : 9781134694648
Genre : Performing Arts
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In the fifties British cinema won large audiences with popular war films and comedies, creating stars such as Dirk Bogarde and Kay Kendall, and introducing the stereotypes of war hero, boffin and comic bureaucrat which still help to define images of British national identity. In British Cinema in the Fifties, Christine Geraghty examines some of the most popular films of this period, exploring the ways in which they approached contemporary social issues such as national identity, the end of empire, new gender roles and the care of children. Through a series of case studies on films as diverse as It Always Rains on Sunday and Genevieve, Simba and The Wrong Arm of the Law, Geraghty explores some of the key debates about British cinema and film theory, contesting current emphases on contradiction, subversion and excess and exploring the curious mix of rebellion and conformity which marked British cinema in the post-war era.
Category: Performing Arts


Author : Sean Longden
ISBN : 9781849012300
Genre : History
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At 2am on the morning of the 3rd of June 1940, General Harold Alexander searched along the quayside, holding onto his megaphone and called "Is anyone there? Is anyone there?" before turning his boat back towards England. Tradition tells us that the dramatic events of the evacuation of Dunkirk, in which 300,000 BEF servicemen escaped the Nazis, was a victory gained from the jaws of defeat. For the first time, rather than telling the tale of the 300,000 who escaped, Sean Longden reveals the story of the 40,000 men sacrificed in the rearguard battles. On the beaches and sand dunes, besides the roads and amidst the ruins lay the corpses of hundreds who had not reached the boats. Elsewhere, hospitals full of the sick and wounded who had been left behind to receive treatment from the enemy's doctors. And further afield - still fighting hard alongside their French allies - was the entire 51st Highland Division, whose war had not finished as the last boats slipped away. Also scattered across the countryside were hundreds of lost and lonely soldiers. These 'evaders' had also missed the boats and were now desperately trying to make their own way home, either by walking across France or rowing across the channel. The majority, however, were now prisoners of war who were forced to walk on the death marches all the way to the camps in Germany and Poland, where they were forgotten until 1945.
Category: History

Passwords Made Easy

Author : Peter J. Amendola
ISBN : 9781503549968
Genre : Computers
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In today’s complex world of technology, many of us look for a methodical way of doing something. Passwords Made Easy+ is a way of putting the method into an ever-widening productivity issue. Not for security sake but for sanity sake, keeping us from forgetting our passwords. If you wish to develop a way to have excellent password retention in your brain and not your memory, then Passwords Made Easy+ is for you.
Category: Computers

Obituaries In The Performing Arts 2013

Author : Harris M. Lentz III
ISBN : 9780786476657
Genre : Performing Arts
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Obituaries of performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2013 can be found in this comprehensive reference work. For each, the date, place, and cause of death are provided, along with a career recap. Filmographies are given for film and television performers, and many photographs are included. Books in this annual series are available dating to 1994, and a subscription plan is available for future issues.
Category: Performing Arts


Author : Webb & Francisca Sprague
ISBN : 9781452515328
Genre : Fiction
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Courage is written for Americans by a Mexican and an American, about the Mexican-American borderlands: La Frontera. Follow the beautiful Siberian husky, Courage, as she leads us on a journey along the Mexican immigration and criminal path through California’s Coachella Valley, the Mexicali border crossing, Mexicali, and by the Beast—the immigrant train north—to Culiacan and a small fortress outside El Dorado. Experience pervasive corruption, bloody enforcement of criminal discipline, and the character conflict of the players in the dangerous game that costs fifteen thousand Mexicans their lives every year. Experience the dynamic of divine intervention, the selflessness of true friendship, and a profound hope for the future.
Category: Fiction

Mot De Passe

Author : John Castle
ISBN : OCLC:420535817
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