The Battle of Bunker Hill

Or The Temple of Liberty; an Historic Poem in Four Cantos

Author: Richard Emmons



Category: Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775

Page: 144

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The Battle of Britain

Author: Richard Hough

Publisher: Pen and Sword


Category: History

Page: 420

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High above the warm, summer fields Churchill's 'few' fought with courage & skill against overwhelming odds - and won. A vivid account of the air battles as well as an explanation of how the campaign developed. Fresh insights into the controversies with the aid of original material as well as recollections of many of the surviving air crew & ground staff. Vividly illustrated with many photographs. Denis Richards, co-author of the official history of RAF operations in World War Two, and Richard Hough, the historian and biographer, have collaborated to write this magnificent new account for the general reader; as well as offering vivid descriptions of the air fighting. It explains with great authority how both sides developed their air forces in the inter-war years, a necessary prelude to a true understanding of the Battle itself. It provides fresh insights into the controversies of the time and makes use of original material derived from interviews and correspondence with over three hundred surviving air-crew and ground staff.

Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland

From the Battle Off La Hogue Till the Capture of the French and Spanish Fleets at Vigo. By Sir John Dalrymple, Bart. ... Volume Second

Author: Sir John Dalrymple



Category: Great Britain

Page: 289

View: 236

Traveling with Philosophes

Author: Ken Ewell

Publisher: iUniverse


Category: Humor

Page: 572

View: 790

Join a fellow traveler on a walkabout through Paris and London, and then travel with him across England, Scotland and Wales. After those walkabouts, accompany him as he journeys across America and follows the equator to Australia. Finally, wander with him along the corridors of modern and postmodern philosophy, and as he travels with old and new Philosophes, who all voiced an opinion as regards this travel book. It is a book that people won't buy, won't read and won't praise. Mark Twain After reading only a few pages, I gave up the study of philosophy forever. Voltaire I cannot look upon the book without shedding tears. Bertrand Russell If I could only make a travel book like that, I would be perfectly willing to die-even anxious. John Dewey I have seen a great many travel books in my time, but none that this one reminds me of. Will Durant This travel book is one-third fabrication, one-third prevarication and one-third barefaced lies. However, the rest of the book is the unadulterated truth. Dr. Morris A. Nussbaum