Guerra e trementina (Romanzi e racconti) (Italian Edition) by Stefan Hertmans,Laura Pignatti PDF

By Stefan Hertmans,Laura Pignatti

ISBN-10: 8831720376

ISBN-13: 9788831720373

Vincitore del prestigioso Golden Book-Owl 2014, premio del pubblico.

Un grande romanzo sull'amore, l. a. guerra e l'arte, che si nutre della testimonianza di chi ha vissuto nelle trincee delle Fiandre occidentali. Prima di morire, Urbain Martin consegna al nipote i suoi diari e tra quelle pagine c'è l. a. vita di un ragazzo di tredici anni che sognava di fare il pittore e che lo scoppio della prima guerra mondiale ha trascinato su uno dei fronti più crudeli del conflitto. L'orrore vissuto, con le sue storie di paura e coraggio, e un grande amore perduto in line with sempre ritorneranno silenziosi sulle tele cui Urbain dedicherà tutta los angeles vita, tracciando l'affascinante ritratto di un uomo che sopravvive alle grandi tragedie del secolo, portando con sé i segreti della sua famiglia.

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Get Aftermath of 9/11 PDF

By C W 2 Floyd F Dickerson

ISBN-10: 1462630111

ISBN-13: 9781462630110

This publication is a fiction novel, in line with genuine occasions of the terroristic assault at the dual alternate Towers in big apple, yet, with a fictional tale line. the tale is set fictional personality Stanley Morrison, who will get concerned about covert operations to smash a possibility to the us of the USA whereas while offering the USA with adequate cash to wipe out this country’s nationwide debt. it really is either fascinating, and, patriotic in nature, delivering the reader with the sort of rush of pleasure that it'll tricky to forestall interpreting it.

The writer, Floyd F Dickerson, is a printed writer, a retired army Warrant Officer, having spent the final 21-plus years operating in defense, and, who has levels in company administration and enterprise management. he's married, has 10 little ones, 20 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren. He presently works a full-time activity in protection in addition to writing books.

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Download PDF by Jeff Danziger: Rising Like the Tucson

By Jeff Danziger

ISBN-10: 0385418663

ISBN-13: 9780385418669

ISBN-10: 0595091598

ISBN-13: 9780595091591

emerging just like the Tucson is black comedy set within the latter half the Vietnam warfare. Lieutenant Christopher, hopeless as an officer, is hounded via his actual property developer father again within the states, who's confident of the victory to return while Vietnam will "rise like a Tucson" from its ashes and earnings will leap. Absurd and explosive by way of turns, the mordantly hysterical and complex tale is the Vietnam war's trap 22. "Deftly limns the overpowering lunacy of the struggle in Vietnam," Tim O'Brien. "A masterpiece," Boston Globe.

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A Hero Among Millions by Robert Sherertz PDF

By Robert Sherertz

ISBN-10: 0997015705

ISBN-13: 9780997015706

Lt Commander Jack Sherertz joined the military as a 90-day ask yourself Ensign and started global conflict II at the USS Nevada on December 7, 1941. He was once then transferred to PT boat Squadron 1 and to halfway Island in time for the conflict of halfway. He used to be reassigned to PT boat Squadron 34, shipped to England and took part in D-Day and the security of the Channel Islands. Over the 5 years that he served within the army he misplaced six fellow Ensigns at Pearl Harbor, fifty different males at the USS Nevada, geared up the funeral for 11 marine pilots on halfway, and ordered 16 males to their demise off the coast of Jersey Island. He had at the least eighty three strong the reason why he by no means referred to the conflict, yet ultimately, on the age of ninety one, he made up our minds to inform his story.

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George Henty's TRUE TO THE OLD FLAG: A Novel of The Loyalists in the PDF

By George Henty

ISBN-10: 0554327031

ISBN-13: 9780554327037

ISBN-10: 1538403234

ISBN-13: 9781538403235

ISBN-10: 1981422838

ISBN-13: 9781981422838

With fifty nine pages of extra articles, references, and bibliographies of instructed studying.

It is rarely essential to indicate the importance of the yankee Revolution. Untold nonfiction books were written approximately it, and it's been the environment for numerous novels. yet, what percentage of these novels are written from a Loyalist standpoint—the perspective of american citizens who fought FOR the British in the course of that struggle? that's precisely what Henty has performed in precise to the previous Flag.

A younger guy, initially a Bostonian, leaves his existence at the frontier to affix the yank Revolution at the British part. As is ordinary of Henty books, his direction is strewn with various action-packed adventures, together with the rescue of a number of distressed damsels, brushes with indians, and diverse different perilous occasions. yet, even as, you're taken step by step in the course of the innovative struggle, from Bunker Hill, to the conflict in South Carolina.

It is George Henty, the novelist and the heritage instructor, at his best.

Henty’s background sequence - studying historical past via Fiction

The Henty sequence is a special means of studying approximately historical past. It comprises over eighty novels, every one written via George A. Henty, and every that includes an important historic individual, interval or occasion.

* ideal for busy those who have by no means misplaced their wish to research.
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“If you must fall in love with background, there's easily no larger solution to do it than this.”

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Download e-book for kindle: Almost A Proverb by Dann Glenn

By Dann Glenn

ISBN-10: 141344833X

ISBN-13: 9781413448337

This novel includes robust language and depicts photo scenes of violence and sexuality. virtually a Proverb is a riveting exam of the human situation that takes the reader on an grand trip throughout the jungles of Vietnam, and the psyche of a cynical, reluctant grunt nicknamed “Crazy.” This coming of age tale is deeply provocative, scary, erotic, electrical, and every now and then downright humorous. those that dare take this trip from starting to finish will locate themselves a replaced individual despite their history, gender, or politics. This e-book was once written in a single lengthy purging of the soul. Do you think in ghosts? probably you should.

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New PDF release: New Market

By John S Powell,G Martha Hamblin

ISBN-10: 0962989908

ISBN-13: 9780962989902

New industry is a meticulously researched novel of the may well 15, 1864, Civil warfare conflict of recent marketplace. It represents the single time in American historical past while the whole scholar physique of a faculty fought as a unmarried wrestle unit. Of the 258 untried Virginia army Institute cadets who took half, ten have been killed and forty seven have been heavily wounded. it's a coming of age story of decision, valor and lack of innocence. 9 of the cadets have been 15 years outdated, and one other 39 have been in basic terms sixteen. The motion is gifted from a number of viewpoints of members in either armies, however the major narrative facilities at the half performed through the VMI scholars. significant normal John C. Breckinridge, a Kentuckian and previous vice chairman of the U.S., commanded the outnumbered Confederates. significant basic Franz Sigel used to be in command of the Union military. An emigre from Baden, Sigel have been installed command by way of President Abraham Lincoln to aid safe the severe German vote within the upcoming November election.

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Shohei Ooka,Fernando Rodríguez-Izquierdo,José Jiménez Lozano's Hogueras en la llanura (Libros del Asteroide) (Spanish PDF

By Shohei Ooka,Fernando Rodríguez-Izquierdo,José Jiménez Lozano

ISBN-10: 8493501832

ISBN-13: 9788493501839

Sinopsis

En l. a. isla filipina de Leyte, a punto de finalizar los angeles segunda guerra mundial, el ejército japonés se desintegra hostigado por los desembarcos y el avance de las tropas estadounidenses. El soldado japonés Tamura, enfermo y hambriento, se ve obligado a abandonar el sanatorium y a deambular por los angeles selva, por l. a. que también vagan otros compañeros de armas. Quebrado todo vínculo con los angeles sociedad y convertido en un paria, Tamura se verá enfrentado a sí mismo en un lugar donde sólo cabe sobrevivir y donde el asesinato y el canibalismo simplemente suceden. Solo y aterrorizado, Tamura perderá las ganas de vivir y casi l. a. razón; en los angeles soledad de sus alucinaciones consigue encontrar una guía ethical que le permitirá recuperar l. a. cordura.

Shohei Ooka también fue un soldado abandonado a su suerte al que capturaron las tropas estadounidenses. En Hogueras en los angeles llanura, su novela más conocida, plasmó su experiencia de los angeles degradación del hombre en los angeles guerra. El apabullante horror que provocan los inhumanos acontecimientos que narra no oculta su esperanzada visión sobre el ser humano.

Biografía del autor

Shohei Ooka (1909-1988) nació en Tokio. Estudió Literatura en l. a. Universidad Imperial de Tokio, donde desarrolló su pasión por l. a. literatura francesa, especialmente por los angeles obra de Stendhal de los angeles que tradujo gran parte al japonés. Tras terminar sus estudios compaginó el periodismo y los angeles traducción hasta que en 1944, fue movilizado por l. a. Armada Imperial y enviado al frente de l. a. isla de Mindoro (Filipinas). Pese a l. a. doctrina militar japonesa que consideraba que ser hecho prisionero period los angeles mayor deshonra posible para un soldado y su familia, en 1945 fue capturado por las tropas norteamericanas e internado en un campo de prisioneros de los angeles isla de Leyte. A finales de ese mismo año fue repatriado a Japón.

Después de los angeles guerra comenzó a desarrollar su carrera de escritor. A lo largo de su obra literaria, compuesta de novelas, biografías y ensayos, abordó en varias ocasiones el conflicto de los soldados japoneses ante l. a. derrota, aunque su novela más conocida es Hogueras en l. a. llanura (Nobi), publicada en 1957, que le valió el premio Yomiuri y de l. a. que se hizo una película en 1959 dirigida por Kon Ichikawa. Entre sus otras novelas destacan también La dama de Mushasino(llevada al cine por Mizoguchi Kenji) y A l. a. sombra de los cerezos en flor.

Críticas

«Entre las novelas escritas sobre l. a. segunda guerra mundial ocupa claramente un lugar destacado.» The instances Literary Supplement

«Escrita con destreza y con una fuerza bellamente contenida.» The big apple Times

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Download e-book for kindle: The Secret Corps: A Thriller by Peter Telep

By Peter Telep

ISBN-10: 1511775793

ISBN-13: 9781511775793

ISBN-10: 1612436099

ISBN-13: 9781612436098

A fast paced mystery WHOSE CHARACTERS signify THE braveness, HONOR, AND dedication OF a superb NATION

The marines have landed (finally) within the genre...stand through for action!"—Captain Dale Dye, USMC (Ret) Marine, writer, Actor and Filmmaker

When a small city terrorist invasion leads to a sad loss of life, retired Marine grasp Sergeant James "Johnny" Johansen agonizes over questions whose solutions threaten his household, his occupation, and his corporation. the main severe query of all—is Johnny's family members associated with Islamic extremists within the United States?

Johnny turns to his former brothers-in-arms, Willie, Corey, and Josh. hoping on their abilities as hugely knowledgeable marines, the crew uncovers a treacherous plot concerning renegade protection contractor and co-conspirators on the maximum degrees of U.S. intelligence. Risking their lives to bare the stunning info of the operation, Johnny and his acquaintances detect that hundreds of thousands of terrorists are poised to release a coast-to-cast assault on American soil.

Time is operating out! Who can Johnny belief? nobody, except...the mystery Corps.

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New PDF release: Sweet Drop in Africa: Hope

By William Behr Mueller

ISBN-10: 1438288697

ISBN-13: 9781438288697

candy Drop in Africa: desire takes Emily Hobhouse from England to the US, Mexico and again to England. She reforms town of Virginia, Minnesota falling in love with Mayor John Jackson. Jackson convinces Emily that ranching in Mexico will make their fortune. ready in Mexico for John Jackson to reach and suggest marriage Emily reveals out that she equipped her hopes at the related sinking floor that Mexico urban sits on. whilst he does arrive Jackson has eyes for the Mexican women, which destroys any considered marriage. Emily returns to England to discover that the Empire she loves has develop into merciless in its colonial conflict with the Boers in South Africa.

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