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German Quickly

Author : April Wilson
ISBN : 0820467596
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 25.84 MB
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German Quickly: A Grammar for Reading German is a thorough, straightforward textbook with a sense of fun. It teaches the fundamentals for reading German literary and scholarly texts of all levels of difficulty. It can be used as an introductory text for scholars with no background in German, or it can serve as a reference text for students wishing to review German. The grammar explanations are detailed and clear, addressing common problems students encounter while learning to read German. This book includes thought-provoking and entertaining reading selections consisting mainly of aphorisms and proverbs. There are also twelve appendices, including a summary of German grammar, descriptions of German dictionaries, a partial answer key, strategies for learning German, and a humanities vocabulary section of about 3,800 words.
Category: Foreign Language Study

German Quickly

Author : April Wilson
ISBN : UOM:49015002625508
Genre : German language
File Size : 88.71 MB
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German Quickly: A Grammar for Reading German is a thorough, straightforward textbook with a sense of fun. It teaches the fundamentals for reading German literary and scholarly texts of all levels and difficulty. It can be used as an introductory text for students with no background in German, or it can serve as a reference text for students wishing to review German. The grammar explanations are detailed and clear, and the accompanying reading selections, consisting partly of aphorisms and proverbs, are intriguing. There are also many informative appendices, including a summary of German grammar, a detailed description of German dictionaries currently available, and a vocabulary list of 3200 words that are commonly encountered in scholarly writings.
Category: German language

German Made Simple

Author : Arnold Leitner, PhD
ISBN : 0307434184
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 42.30 MB
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Learning German Has Never Been Easier! Whether you are studying the language in school, planning a trip to Germany or Austria, or trying to learn the basics of the language closest to English, German Made Simple is the perfect book for any self-learner. Void of all nonessentials and refreshingly easy to understand, German Made Simple includes: • Basics of German grammar • Modern German vocabulary • German pronunciation guide • German reading exercises • German economic information • Common German expressions • Review exercises • Complete answer key • German-English dictionary From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Foreign Language Study

A German Course

Author : R. H. Horsley
ISBN : 9781316612651
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 48.58 MB
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Originally published in 1933, this German course presents aspects of the German language and a series of passages for translation.
Category: Foreign Language Study

A History Of German

Author : Joe Salmons
ISBN : 9780199697939
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 48.20 MB
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This book provides a detailed introduction to the development of the German language from the earliest reconstructible prehistory to the present day. It is supported by a companion website and is suitable for language learners and teachers and students of linguistics, from undergraduate level upwards.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

A History Of Franco German Relations In Europe

Author : C. Germond
ISBN : 9780230616639
Genre : History
File Size : 24.16 MB
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This book surveys Franco-German relations from the French Revolution to the 1990s, collecting the most current research from area specialists.
Category: History

German Jihad

Author : Guido W. Steinberg
ISBN : 9780231500531
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 63.39 MB
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Since 2007, the German jihadist scene has become Europe's most dynamic, characterized by an extreme anti-Americanism, impressive international networks, and spectacularly effective propaganda. German jihadists travel to Turkey, Chechnya, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, trading jihadist ideologies and allying themselves with virulent organizations. Mapping the complicated interplay between jihadists' personal motivations and the goals and strategies of the world's major terrorist groups, Guido W. Steinberg provides the first analysis of German jihadism, its links to Turkey, and its growing, global operational importance. Steinberg follows the formation of German-born militant networks in German cities and their radicalization and recruitment. He describes how these groups join al-Qaeda-affiliated organizations in Afghanistan and Pakistan, such as the Islamic Jihad Union, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and the Taliban, and he plots the path that directly involves them in terrorist activities. Situating these developments within a wider global context, Steinberg interprets the expanding German scene as part of a greater internationalization of jihadist ideology and strategy, swelling the movement's membership since 9/11. Increasing numbers of Pakistanis, Afghans, Turks, Kurds, and European converts are coming to the aid of Arab al-Qaeda, an incremental integration that has worrisome implications for the national security of Germany, the United States, and their allies.
Category: Political Science

Infantry Soldier

Author : George W. Neill
ISBN : 9780806148588
Genre : History
File Size : 37.75 MB
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Infantry Soldier describes in harrowing detail the life of the men assigned to infantry rifle platoons during World War II. Few people realize the enormously disproportionate burden the men in these platoons carried: although only 6 percent of the U.S. Army in Europe. They suffered most of the casualties. George W. Neill served with a rifle platoon in the 99th Infantry Division. Now a seasoned journalist, he takes the reader into the foxholes to reveal how combat infantrymen lived and survived, what they thought, and how they fought. Beginning with basic training in Texas and Oklahoma, Neill moves to the front lines in Belgium and Germany. There he focuses on the role of his division in the Battle of the Bulge. The 99th, recruits bolstered by veterans of the 2nd Division, held the northern line of the bulge, preventing a German breakthrough and undermining their strategy. Using his wartime letters, his research in the United States and Europe, and hundreds of interviews, Neill chronicles his and his friends’ experiences—acts of horror and heroism on the front line.
Category: History

The Mortarmen

Author : Michael Connelly
ISBN : 9781466958845
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 69.56 MB
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The Mortarmen is an untold story of world War II. The book details the fighting history of the men of the 87th Chemical Mortar Battalion. The battalion was armed with the powerful 4.2 mortars and following its landing on Utah Beach on D-Day fought in every major engagement in France, Belgium, and Germany. The 4.2 mortar battalions were the most sought after fire support units in Europe. The 87th was in combat for 326 days and the book follows each of the four companies as they participate in the Battle for Normandy, the fight for Cherbourg, the battles of Aachen and the Hurtgen Forest, the Battle of the Bulge, and finally the crossing of the Rhine and the final victory in Germany. The book contains excepts of diaries and quotations from the men who fought in the unit and from some of the German soldiers who opposed them. It is a story of heroism, tragedy, and the triumph of soldiers fighting for freedom. Veterans of the 87th Speak out about The Mortarmen: "The author has performed admirably in depicting the complete story of the 87th Mortar BN from training camps thru D-Day and the entire WWII operations in Europe. "A great contribution to WWII History, comparable to Stephen Ambrose's story of E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne Division in 'Band of Brothers'." 1st Lt. Sam Deal B Company 87th Chemical Mortar Battalion __________________ "I browsed your book first, and now am reading it line by line slowly. You have done the most wonderful job in the writing, You have brought back all the feelings, the fear, the wonder, the comradeship; all of those feelings and more. I thank you !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Alexander Cannon Pvt. B Company 87th CMB
Category: Biography & Autobiography

German Atrocities 1914

Author : John Horne
ISBN : 0300107919
Genre : History
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Is it true that the German army, invading Belgium and France in August 1914, perpetrated brutal atrocities? Or are accounts of the deaths of thousands of unarmed civilians mere fabrications constructed by fanatically anti-German Allied propagandists? Based on research in the archives of Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, and Italy, this pathbreaking book uncovers the truth of the events of autumn 1914 and explains how the politics of propaganda and memory have shaped radically different versions of that truth. John Horne and Alan Kramer mine military reports, official and private records, witness evidence, and war diaries to document the crimes that scholars have long denied: a campaign of brutality that led to the deaths of some 6500 Belgian and French civilians. Contemporary German accounts insisted that the civilians were guerrillas, executed for illegal resistance. In reality this claim originated in a vast collective delusion on the part of German soldiers. The authors establish how this myth originated and operated, and how opposed Allied and German views of events were used in the propaganda war. They trace the memory and forgetting of the atrocities on both sides up to and beyond World War II. Meticulously researched and convincingly argued, this book reopens a painful chapter in European history while contributing to broader debates about myth, propaganda, memory, war crimes, and the nature of the First World War.
Category: History

Feeding The German Eagle

Author : Edward E. Ericson
ISBN : 0275963373
Genre : History
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The first English language study to analyze the development, extent, and importance of the Nazi-Soviet economic relationship from Hitler's ascension to power to the launching of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941.
Category: History

Studies In German Colonial History

Author : W.O. Henderson
ISBN : 9781136250477
Genre : History
File Size : 71.38 MB
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This collection of essays is one of the few pieces of work on the overseas possessions of the Second Reich.
Category: History

Studies In German Colonial History

Author : W. O. Henderson
ISBN : 9780714616742
Genre : History
File Size : 71.20 MB
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This collection of essays is one of the few pieces of work on the overseas possessions of the Second Reich.
Category: History

Modern German Grammar

Author : Bill J. Dodd
ISBN : 0415272998
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 57.38 MB
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Modern GermanGrammaris divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as word order, nouns, verbs and adjectives. Part B is carefully organized around language functions and notions such as: * Apologizing * Expressing regret * Voicing an opinion or casting doubt on something The book addresses learners' pratical needs and presents the uses to which we put language in order to communicate effectively in a wide range of situations. Implementing feedback from users of the first edition, this second edition features: * The new German spelling system * Fuller explanations of grammatical structures in Part A * Even more extensive cross-referencing between Parts A and B * A comprehensive index to the full grammar The grammar assumes no previous grammatical training and is intended for all those who have a basic knowledge of German, from intermediate learners in schools and adult education to undergraduates taking German as a major or minor part of their studies. This grammar is also accompanied by a second edition of the Modern German Grammar Workbook, featuring exercises and activities which link directly to the grammar.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Essential German Vocabulary Teach Yourself

Author : Lisa Kahlen
ISBN : 9781444130867
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 22.49 MB
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Is this the right course for me? Essential German Vocabulary is the course for you if you need help with your study of German. This fully revised edition of our best-selling course now comes with free downloadable audio support containing hints on how to learn vocabulary effectively. Unlike a phrasebook or a dictionary, Essential German Vocabulary will take your existing knowledge and build on it systematically and organically, so that you will increase your vocabulary and at the same time expand your range of expression. At the beginning of the book there is a section to help you with your pronunciation, followed by a short and simple grammar summary. The main part of the book is arranged in topics, such as 'Work', 'Travel and Accommodation' and 'Food and Drink', and concentrates on the vital and most current words and expressions, listing those which you might already know and then extending the coverage to teach you those you probably do not know. Finally, the downloadable audio recording will give you hints on how to increase your vocabulary effortlessly. This is an ideal companion if you are a language student or if you are wanting a systematic, easy-to-use tool to increase the range of your vocabulary and improve your ability to express yourself in a wide variety of situations, either on holiday or on a business trip. Learn effortlessly with a new, easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. End-of-unit summaries and online tests Summaries and tests to help you consolidate and keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Germany.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Nsu Quickly The Legend

Author : Mentalo Publishing
ISBN :
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The new eBook of "NSU Quickly - The legend"- with lots of fotos and an integrated video with the famous "Quickly Song" and maintenance and repairing manual, special tools for Quickly, lots of technical data, wiring diagrams, supplement for Quickly N, S, L and Cavallino, electrical equipment, and all kind of specification and model changes to read the eBook online, to download and to print.
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Sniper Jackson

Author : Frederick Sleath
ISBN : 9781473834620
Genre : History
File Size : 70.44 MB
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Although it reads as a novel, Sniper Jackson can be justifiably viewed as 'faction' weaving true events around a mythical character. This was a commonplace method of writing at a time when many serving or ex-soldiers did not want individuals or events in their books to be identified, and many used pseudonym's to conceal their identities.??Sleath's work bears all the hallmarks of personal experience, in particular those small details of trench life and the insights into the close-knit camaraderie commonly found in specialist units that only those who have experienced it could know. Indeed, the book was praised for its accuracy by one of the pioneers of British trench sniping, Major Frederick Crum, in his own Memoirs of a Rifleman Scout.??It would be a mistake to dismiss such literature as imagination or fabrication, bearing little relationship to reality. The truth is that such books actually contain a wealth of information and Sniper Jackson is a unique piece of eyewitness history about a rarely discussed element of warfare on the Western Front in the First World War.
Category: History