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Blocking Kampfgruppe Peiper
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 368

Blocking Kampfgruppe Peiper

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2015-09-19
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  • Publisher: Casemate

In December 1944 an enormous German army group crashed through the thin American line in the Ardennes forest. Caught by surprise, the Allies were initially only able to throw two divisions of paratroopers to buttress the collapseÑthe 82nd Airborne, which was rushed to the area of St. Vith, and the 101st, which was trucked to Bastogne. After their successful campaign in Holland, Colonel Reuben TuckerÕs elite 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment was resting and refitting in France when news came of the German breakthrough. Most dangerous to the Allies was the German spearhead of the 1st SS Panzer Division led by Jochen Peiper, which aimed to sever the Allied front. The 504th was committed to bl...

34/4
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 468

34/4

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-08-01
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  • Publisher: iUniverse

By all accounts, the Taylor's have a perfect life: a happy marriage, two vibrant sons, and a wonderful home full of love and respect. But when disaster strikes on a frozen New England river, everything they believe in is called into question. 34/4 is the honest story of a family that’s forced to deal with the harsh realities of life. Bill Taylor is forced to deal with results of his actions and decides to hide in a bottle. Anne Taylor must decide if she wants to persevere and save their marriage, or does she now want the romance and excitement offered by the dashing man with the sparkling blue eyes. Peter Taylor, growing up in chaos, stumbles along as he comes of age and tries to find a pu...

The Tree of Lost Dreams
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 382

The Tree of Lost Dreams

The Tree of Lost Dreams takes Johnny DaSilva and his Big Tree buddies from youths who lived out their fantasies of heroism high on the towering limbs of the Big Tree to the real world. While trying and failing to enter WW II because of their youth, they were greeted with the Korean War. Johnny's words "Now we have our own war" were received with some standing tall on their high limb while others deciding to instead abandon the heights and place their two feet squarely on the ground. Johnny, Righty, Scoff, Rhesus and others bought into Johnny's words, "If we don't fight them there, we will fight them here." The two young girls that were in love with Johnny, wealthy and popular Yelena, and poo...

Train to Midnight
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 179

Train to Midnight

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1999-01-01
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  • Publisher: BookBaby

Malaika and her brother Sammy have been arguing about the Underground Railroad when they are caught in an afternoon storm and whisked back into the lives of Malaika and Samson who are escaping slavery along the Underground Railroad. Separated from their mother, the pair make their way across the Ohio River to a stop on the Underground Railroad, the home of a Quaker couple who introduce them to Daniel; a crude but warm-hearted abolitionist. Reluctantly, Daniel agrees to accompany the youngsters on their journey through Indiana and Ohio to Detroit, Michigan, where they hope to rejoin their mother and take a boat to the safety of Canada. But the trip is fraught with danger as two slave-catchers chase the trio all the way to the border. In true Panagopoulos style, "Train to Midnight" gives readers an informative look into the past while skillfully combining the true adventures of the chase and the tension of a family's separation with the comic relief of her colorful, true-to-life characters.

Moon on the Water
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 300

Moon on the Water

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2002
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  • Publisher: Unknown

A collection of disturbing horror tales shows our world in a new, darker light, revealing the many terrifying things that await us in the shadows, around the corner, and in our very own homes. Original.

Business and Information Systems
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 494

Business and Information Systems

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2000
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  • Publisher: Unknown

= This book takes the unique approach of combining both the fundamentals of information systems and technology with the essentials of business operation and management. Early chapters offering business background provide readers with a solid foundation to then understand the need for and structure of information systems. A broad view of information systems takes a look at individual, interorganizational, and international perspectives. For effective business professionals looking to enhance their understanding of information systems, and the relationship this technology has to the operations and management of businesses today.

Some Sources of Southernisms
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 154

Some Sources of Southernisms

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1948
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Australian Official Journal of Patents
  • Language: en

Australian Official Journal of Patents

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003-05-29
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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