Time World War I

Author: The Editors of TIME
Publisher: Time Inc. Books
ISBN: 1683308018
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With scores of seldom-seen photographs, all-new graphics and an enlightening introduction by war novelist Jeff Shaara, TIME World War I is a fascinating journey through the war that created todayÕs world.

The Era Of World War Ii Through Contemporary Times

Author: Kathy Sammis
Publisher: Walch Publishing
ISBN: 9780825138799
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World War II was an event of great importance to the United States. After World
War I, the United States had tried to reduce its involvement in world affairs. World
War II drew the United States back into world politics and events. The nation
would not retreat again. In fact, by the end of the war, the United States had
become one of the world's two great powers. The other one was the Soviet Union
, or U.S.S.R The U.S. and U.S.S.R. competed around the globe for power and
influence from ...

21 Speeches That Shaped Our World

Author: Chris Abbott
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407063235
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The United Nations was formed in the hope of preventing another world conflict
and officially came into existence in October 1945 with liltyone Founding
members - all of whom had stood against the Axis powers by the end of the war:
Its ... time Churchill died in 1965 much of the British Empire had gained
independence, and the Suez crisis nine years earlier had demonstrated that
Britain would find it difficult to act on the international stage without US approval (
the United States had ...

Where Is Home

Author: Anneros Valensi
Publisher: Abbott Press
ISBN: 1458212718
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How a Childhood in East Germany During World War Ii Shaped My Adult Life
Anneros Valensi. “You are right in front of it,” he guided me a few feet forward to
the entrance. All I could think was Why today? I worried about my hair. I had had
it done for the fashion show. This kind of weather was made for a bad hair day.
We girls were full of anxiety, we were being judged. We all did our best. We
paraded in street wear, evening outfits and swimsuits, all in front of the judges'
critical eyes, ...

In Time Of War

Author: Adam J. Berinsky
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226043460
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With Iraq and Afghanistan now competing for attention with urgent issues within the United States, In Time of War offers a timely reminder of the full extent to which foreign and domestic politics profoundly influence—and ultimately ...

War Journey Witness To The Last Campaign Of World War Ii

Author: William H. Dobbs
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1105418766
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OR War Although me, II was and an for we event did those that not like shaped
know me our it who at lives the lived forever time, through our after. young it,
World lives were preparing us for the war to come. Each of us grew up in our own
unique situation. But first the Great Depression, and later the attempts of families
to recover from the hard times, forged our character and no doubt helped prepare
us to endure the hardships of the war to come. It is perhaps important to indicate
what ...

The War Complex

Author: Marianna Torgovnick
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226808564
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Childhood memories of watching World War II documentaries were at the origin
of this book—rituals of family bonding that made me a connoisseur of World War
II long before it became a professional interest. Dismay over the invasion of Iraq
saw The War Complex through to its end, changing me and my book in the
process. Because its origins ran deep, The War Complexhas been in many ways
a stealth book, taking shape gradually, over a period of years with, atypi- cally, ...

My World War Ii Story

Author: Rodolfo Balao
Publisher: Abbott Press
ISBN: 9781458201836
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First Dance, First Love ugust 1943 was an exciting time for me. I learned to dance
. It was during our town fiesta, the feast of San Jacinto, our town's patron saint.
The highlight of the fiesta celebration was a public dance held at a pavilion near
our municipal building. The place was decorated with brightly~colored paper
lanterns, buntings in the shape offruits, and electric bulbs ofnumerous colors.
Live music was provided by the local high school band, complete with a good~
looking lady ...

The Life And Exciting Times Of Guy Charles Throner Jr

Author: Guy Charles Throner Jr.
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1493128809
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Everyone who served in the bomb and mine disposal “business” during World
War II has a story to tell. There will never be that kind of experience again, so it
seems imperative to assemble these stories while those that experienced them
are still able to recount them. This part of my life started in May of 1943, and
shaped my future. By this time in World War II, the Navy's ship building program
was so successful that there was a crying need for Naval Officers. The Navy
decided to call up ...