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London War Notes 1939 1945

Author : Mollie Panter-Downes
ISBN : STANFORD:36105080797553
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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A firsthand account of the British civilian experience of World War II.
Category: World War, 1939-1945

The Era Of World War Ii

Author : Roy S. Barnard
ISBN : UIUC:30112075632098
Genre : Government publications
File Size : 67.87 MB
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Category: Government publications

The Era Of World War Ii

Author : Louise A. Arnold-Friend
ISBN : UCR:31210023606435
Genre : Government publications
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Category: Government publications

The American Duchess

Author : Anna Pasternak
ISBN : 9781501198458
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Wallis Simpson is known as the woman at the center of the most scandalous love affair of the 20th century, but in this “unputdownable…lively and detailed” (The Times, London) biography, discover a woman wronged by history with new information revealed by the latest research and those who were close to the couple. The story that has been told repeatedly is this: The handsome, charismatic, and popular Prince Edward was expected to marry a well-bred virgin who would one day become Queen of England when he ascended the throne. But when the prince was nearly forty, he fell in love with a divorced American woman—Wallis Simpson. No one thought the relationship would last, and when the prince did become king, everyone assumed that was the end of the affair. But to the shock of the British establishment, the new king announced his intention to marry the American divorcée. Overnight, Wallis was accused of entrapping the prince in a seductive web in order to achieve her audacious ambition to be queen. After declaring that he could not rule without the woman he loved, the king abdicated, and his family banished him and his new wife from the country. The couple spent the rest of their days in exile, but happy in their devoted love for each other. Now, Anna Pasternak’s The American Dutchess tells a different story: that Wallis was the victim of the abdication, not the villain. Warm, well-mannered, and witty, Wallis was flattered by Prince Edward’s attention, but like everyone else, she never expected his infatuation to last. She never anticipated his jealous, possessive nature—and his absolute refusal to let her go. Edward’s true dark nature, however, was no secret to the royal family, the church, or the Parliament; everyone close to Edward knew that beyond his charming façade, he was utterly unfit to rule. Caught in Edward’s fierce obsession, she became the perfect scapegoat for those who wished to dethrone the troubled king. With profound insight and evenhanded research, Pasternak pulls back the curtain on one of the darkest fairy tales in recent memory and effortlessly reveals “a host of intriguing insights into a misunderstood woman” (Kirkus Reviews).
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Special Bibliography

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ISBN : PSU:000006140748
Genre : Military art and science
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Category: Military art and science

British Women Writers

Author : Janet Todd
ISBN : UOM:39015046452655
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"A welcome and necessary addition to the reference shelf". -- Washington Post Book World
Category: Literary Criticism

London Municipal Notes

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ISBN : IOWA:31858045165556
Genre : London (England)
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Category: London (England)

A Purgatorial Flame

Author : Sebastian David Guy Knowles
ISBN : UOM:39015017925770
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Category: Literary Criticism

Library Of Congress Catalog

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : MINN:31951001977120R
Genre : Subject catalogs
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Beginning with 1953, entries for Motion pictures and filmstrips, Music and phonorecords form separate parts of the Library of Congress catalogue. Entries for Maps and atlases were issued separately 1953-1955.
Category: Subject catalogs


Author : Norman Gelb
ISBN : WISC:89012276234
Genre : History
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Interviews, combat reports, diaries, and letters recount the personal experiences of the young pilots who defended England against the German air attack in 1940
Category: History

The New Yorker

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007059194
Genre : American wit and humor, Pictorial
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Category: American wit and humor, Pictorial

Notes And Queries

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ISBN : UIUC:30112110170120
Genre : Electronic journals
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Category: Electronic journals

Allies Pearl Harbor To D Day

Author : John S. D. Eisenhower
ISBN : UOM:39015004810969
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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"A satisfying history, at once colorful and clear . . . [of] of the grand strategy of the war".--"The New York Times Book Review". "Already a proven military historian, the son of General Dwight Eisenhower enhances his reputation with this study".--"Choice"
Category: World War, 1939-1945

Great Events From History Worldwide Twentieth Century Series 1971 1979

Author : Frank Northen Magill
ISBN : 0893561150
Genre : History, Ancient
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Short, clear articles about important people, writings and discoveries; includes Semites, Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Christians, Byzantines, Holy Roman Empire, middle ages & rennaisance.
Category: History, Ancient

The Spectator

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924057525416
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature