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Hitler the Cat Goes West
  • Author : Robert G. Pielke
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN : 9780595011070
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • It's 2090 A.D. The United States of America ceased to exist twenty years earlier, after the Supreme Court declared all who participate in an abortion subject to the death penalty. The six fragmentary nation-states that emerged out of the violence following from the Great Dissolution, are just now being forced to contemplate a reunification. For all the so-called heads of state are being systematically assassinated, and a militant religious group, the True Way, seems to be responsible. They have never concealed their desire to forge one theocratic union extending across the entire North American continent. In order to avoid the chaos that threatens to break out again as a result of the assassinations, most of the new nations are submitting to a reunion. Hired to perform one of the remaining assassinations is one “Hitler the Cat,” who has motives of his own to dispatch the reigning Bishop of the Republic of Southern California. However, things do not go as planned. Instead, a revised scheme brings together an unlikely band of conspirators who manage temporarily to convince the masses throughout the world that they are witnessing the Second Coming of Christ. But it’s not the Christ they expected. Rather, this particular Christ is a drug-addicted midget of Japanese ancestry, and his life expectancy is not overly long.

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    The Epitome of Evil
  • Author : M. Butter
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 218
  • ISBN : 9780230620803
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • This study explores the literary representations of Adolf Hitler in American fiction and makes the case that his figure has slowly developed from a means of left-wing critique into a device of right-wing affirmation.

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    A New Birth of Freedom: The Historian
  • Author : Robert G Pielke
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 167
  • ISBN : 9781611608489
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Edwin Blair, a time-traveler from the 24th Century BCE, has traveled back to the 19th Century to enlist the aid of the Union and Confederate armies at the Battle of Gettysburg to help stop a future pestilence on earth. When he returns to his own time, he has neither memory of how much, if anything, he has accomplished, nor any memory whatsoever of his journey. Suspecting that this might happen during his travels into the past, he has left seemingly insignificant clues that might later help him learn what he has done. When he figures it all out, he realizes that one more journey to the past is necessary and that his problems have just begun. Even worse, he finds out that he needs the help of the very Pests he has been trying to destroy.

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    Forthcoming Books
  • Author : Rose Arny
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : UOM:39015046802248
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  • Genre : American literature
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    Hitler's War
  • Author : Harry Turtledove
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 9780345515650
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A stroke of the pen and history is changed. In 1938, British prime minister Neville Chamberlain, determined to avoid war, signed the Munich Accord, ceding part of Czechoslovakia to Hitler. But the following spring, Hitler snatched the rest of that country, and England, after a fatal act of appeasement, was fighting a war for which it was not prepared. Now, in this thrilling alternate history, another scenario is played out: What if Chamberlain had not signed the accord? In this action-packed chronicle of the war that might have been, Harry Turtledove uses dozens of points of view to tell the story: from American marines serving in Japanese-occupied China and ragtag volunteers fighting in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion in Spain to an American woman desperately trying to escape Nazi-occupied territory—and witnessing the war from within the belly of the beast. A tale of powerful leaders and ordinary people, at once brilliantly imaginative and hugely entertaining, Hitler’s War captures the beginning of a very different World War II—with a very different fate for our world today. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Harry Turtledove's The War that Came Early: West and East.

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    The Book Thief
  • Author : Markus Zusak
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 578
  • ISBN : 9780307433848
  • Reader Reviews : 2620
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME The extraordinary, beloved novel about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of times. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.

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    The Berkut
  • Author : Joseph Heywood
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 9781493016808
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A lost classic by beloved novelist Joseph Heywood that helped put the writer on the map, THE BERKUT begins at dusk as SS Colonel Gunter Brumm parachutes silently through the sulphuric haze in the smoldering ruins of Berlin, past the Soviet troops that encircle the skeleton that the city has become in April 1945. With the precision and skill that has marked his brilliant military career, Brumm has completed the first stage of a simple yet seemingly impossible mission: to evade the Allied forces swarming over Europe and to smuggle "Herr Wolf," the greatest war criminal of the twentieth century, to safety. Less than twenty-four hours later a special Russian team snakes its way into Berlin's city limits, headed for the Reich Chancellery. It is led by Vasily Petrov, "the Berkut"—named after the Russian eagles trained to hunt wolves, a man handpicked by Stalin himself for his ability to track down his quarry and driven by the knowledge that failure means certain death. THE BERKUT is a classic story of pursuit, of hunters and the hunted, that pits two elite teams against each other—both of them brave, resourceful, of great physical prowess and so fully motivated that only the winners will survive. Scores of other characters populate this engrossing thriller: priests, deserters, partisans, Nazis on the run, Swiss guides, Austrian refugees—as well as a larger-than-life OSS operative who is the only person among the hundreds of thousands of Allied troops in Europe who realizes that Herr Wolf is not only alive but on the verge of escaping justice. Joseph Heywood's novel is a story of enormous conviction and urgency, made even more compelling for being based on facts that have yet to be proven fiction.

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    Hitler’s Tenant
  • Author : William H. Harvey
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN : 9781456867584
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • This is the story of an eleventh generation “Yankee”, who joined the military during WWII. After completing high school Harv enlisted in the military only to find himself on his way to Europe to serve as a B24 combat navigator –bombardier in the 15th Air Force. On April 25, 1944 Harv was on a raid to Varese, Italy when the 450th bomb group formation got into the clouds and the plane, Maiden USA, was struck by a force of German ME-109’s. The Maiden USA suffered severe damage as the Luftwaffe continued to attack. A number of crew members lost their lives while others were injured and parachuted from the aircraft. The nineteen year old “Yank” found himself a POW in Hitler’s Third Reich at Stalag Luft III. He participated in two of the infamous camp evacuation marches that occurred near the end of the war. Harv relates his experiences as the youngest member of the camps and how he survived. The book gives the reader a vivid first hand portrayal of a young American’s fear and hope during his capture and confinement by the Germans. During the ordeal Harv was able to see the humor in a tough situation.

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    Microtimes
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105017437885
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  • Genre : Microcomputers
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    The Devils' Alliance
  • Author : Roger Moorhouse
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Pages : 440
  • ISBN : 9780465054923
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : History
  • antly, the pact laid the groundwork for Soviet control of Eastern Europe, a power grab that would define the post-war order. Drawing on memoirs, diaries, and official records from newly opened Soviet archives, The Devils' Alliance is the authoritative work on one of the seminal episodes of World War II. In his characteristically rich and detailed prose, Moorhouse paints a vivid picture of the pact's origins and its enduring influence as a crucial turning point, in both the war and in modern history.

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    WOrld War II Goes to the Movies & Television Guide
  • Author : Terry Rowan
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 578
  • ISBN : 9781105586026
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  • Genre : Motion pictures
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    The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States
  • Author : American Film Institute
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 1198
  • ISBN : 0520079086
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  • Genre : Books
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    World War II Goes to the Movies & Television Guide Volume I A-K
  • Author : Terry Rowan
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN : 9781105464898
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  • Genre : Books
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    The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film
  • Author : R. G. Young
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Pages : 1028
  • ISBN : 1557832692
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • Thirty-five years in the making, and destined to be the last word in fanta-film references! This incredible 1,017-page resource provides vital credits on over 9,000 films (1896-1999) of horror, fantasy, mystery, science fiction, heavy melodrama, and film noir. Comprehensive cast lists include: directors, writers, cinematographers, and composers. Also includes plot synopses, critiques, re-title/translation information, running times, photographs, and several cross-referenced indexes (by artist, year, song, etc.). Paperback.

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    All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days
  • Author : Rebecca Donner
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Pages : 460
  • ISBN : 9780316561723
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • The INSTANT New York Times Bestseller Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography Winner of the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award Winner of the Chautauqua Prize Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award Finalist for the Plutarch Award A New York Times Notable Book of 2021 A New York Times BookReview Editors’ Choice A New York Times Critics' Top Pick of 2021 Wall Street Journal 10 Best Books of 2021 Time Magazine 100 Must-Read Books of 2021 Publishers Weekly Top Ten Books of 2021 An Economist Best Book of the Year A New York Post Best Book of the Year A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Best Book of the Year Oprah Daily Best New Books of August A New York Public Library Book of the Week In this “stunning literary achievement,” Donner chronicles the extraordinary life and brutal death of her great-great-aunt Mildred Harnack, the American leader of one of the largest underground resistance groups in Germany during WWII—“a page-turner story of espionage, love and betrayal” (Kai Bird, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography) Born and raised in Milwaukee, Mildred Harnack was twenty-six when she enrolled in a PhD program in Germany and witnessed the meteoric rise of the Nazi party. In 1932, she began holding secret meetings in her apartment—a small band of political activists that by 1940 had grown into the largest underground resistance group in Berlin. She recruited working-class Germans into the resistance, helped Jews escape, plotted acts of sabotage, and collaborated in writing leaflets that denounced Hitler and called for revolution. Her coconspirators circulated through Berlin under the cover of night, slipping the leaflets into mailboxes, public restrooms, phone booths. When the first shots of the Second World War were fired, she became a spy, couriering top-secret intelligence to the Allies. On the eve of her escape to Sweden, she was ambushed by the Gestapo. At a Nazi military court, a panel of five judges sentenced her to six years at a prison camp, but Hitler overruled the decision and ordered her execution. On February 16, 1943, she was strapped to a guillotine and beheaded. Historians identify Mildred Harnack as the only American in the leadership of the German resistance, yet her remarkable story has remained almost unknown until now. Harnack’s great-great-niece Rebecca Donner draws on her extensive archival research in Germany, Russia, England, and the U.S. as well as newly uncovered documents in her family archive to produce this astonishing work of narrative nonfiction. Fusing elements of biography, real-life political thriller, and scholarly detective story, Donner brilliantly interweaves letters, diary entries, notes smuggled out of a Berlin prison, survivors’ testimony, and a trove of declassified intelligence documents into a powerful, epic story, reconstructing the moral courage of an enigmatic woman nearly erased by history.

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    Hitler's American Model
  • Author : James Q. Whitman
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781400884636
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : History
  • How American race law provided a blueprint for Nazi Germany Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact on the notorious Nuremberg Laws, the centerpiece anti-Jewish legislation of the Nazi regime. Contrary to those who have insisted that there was no meaningful connection between American and German racial repression, Whitman demonstrates that the Nazis took a real, sustained, significant, and revealing interest in American race policies. As Whitman shows, the Nuremberg Laws were crafted in an atmosphere of considerable attention to the precedents American race laws had to offer. German praise for American practices, already found in Hitler's Mein Kampf, was continuous throughout the early 1930s, and the most radical Nazi lawyers were eager advocates of the use of American models. But while Jim Crow segregation was one aspect of American law that appealed to Nazi radicals, it was not the most consequential one. Rather, both American citizenship and antimiscegenation laws proved directly relevant to the two principal Nuremberg Laws—the Citizenship Law and the Blood Law. Whitman looks at the ultimate, ugly irony that when Nazis rejected American practices, it was sometimes not because they found them too enlightened, but too harsh. Indelibly linking American race laws to the shaping of Nazi policies in Germany, Hitler's American Model upends understandings of America's influence on racist practices in the wider world.

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    Television Western Players, 1960-1975
  • Author : Everett Aaker
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 487
  • ISBN : 9781476662503
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  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • This biographical encyclopedia covers every actor and actress who had a regular role in a Western series on American television from 1960 through 1975, with analyses of key players. The entries provide birth and death dates, family information, and accounts of each player's career, with a cross-referenced videography. An appendix gives details about all Western series, network or syndicated, 1960-1975. The book is fully indexed.

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    Hitler's Terror Weapons
  • Author : Geoffrey Brooks
  • Publisher : Casemate Publishers
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781783379330
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  • Genre : History
  • This is the story of the Terror Weapons developed by Hitler and Nazi Germany that were intended to be unleashed with devastating effect on the rest of the World. The book charts the development of the V rockets and their successes against allied targets. It then goes on to look at the even more sinister deadly weapons that Hitler was planning and developing, but fortunately did not succeed in producing. Hitler's Terror Weapons tells of the desperate efforts of the Nazis to produce war-winning weapons, and the measures taken by the Allies at the high levels to frustrate them in their aim.

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    The Cat's Whisker
  • Author : Henry Christopher Bailey
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105004713850
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  • Genre : Books
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    Within Our Gates
  • Author : American Film Institute
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 1588
  • ISBN : 0520209648
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  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • "[These volumes] are endlessly absorbing as an excursion into cultural history and national memory."--Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. "[These volumes] are endlessly absorbing as an excursion into cultural history and national memory."--Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

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    Hitler's Finger
  • Author : PJ Skinner
  • Publisher : PJ Skinner
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • An alcoholic historian goes missing; Is it a drunken bender? Or something far more sinister? It’s 1988 and Sam Harris needs an escape. When her friend, historian Alfredo Vargas goes missing, she has the perfect excuse to get away. Hidden in a remote mountain setting, a village’s dark Nazi history has remained a secret for nearly 50 years. If Sam can’t get there in time, Alfredo will be eliminated. Can Sam blow the lid on the conspiracy before the Third Reich makes a devastating return? Hitler's Finger is the second book in the riveting Sam Harris Adventure series. If you like Indiana Jones, you'll love this exciting adventure with realistic storylines, set in an exotic location before modern technology. Start reading this fast-paced semi-finalist from the 2018 Adventure Writers’ Competition. Buy Hitler's Finger to take down some modern-day Nazis today!

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    Born into Hitler's War
  • Author : Gisela Wicks
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781493169450
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • This memoir is the story of my childhood and teen years. It begins when I was very young with my parents' divorce, then goes on to living with a spiteful and unloving stepmother, World War II, my father being wounded, the fear of the approaching Russian front, our fleeing from them and bombings. After the end of war, as we tried to make our way back home, I was terrified of the Russian soldiers and war prisoners who roamed our countryside. I feared my father would be shot or imprisoned. I listened to women screaming for help while being raped. I endured the sorrow of losing my beloved father, followed by living with my stepmother's cruelty. My agony ended with the happy reunion with my real mother, my sister, Oma my loving grandmother, and family. After WWII ended, my family and I lived behind the "Iron Curtain" in East Germany under the Russian occupation Stalin's "Iron Fist." His communist regime imposed such strict isolation and extreme hunger on us that in June of 1953 the citizens of East Germany waged an unsuccessful uprising to gain freedom from Russia and communism. Finally, in the fall of 1953, when I was eighteen, we escaped to West Germany. These are the memories of my childhood and teen years.

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    Animals in the Third Reich
  • Author : Boria Sax
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN : 0826412890
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : History
  • "This is the first book to explore the paradox of the Nazi cult of animals and the obsession with the annhilation of "biologically inferior" people." "Animals in the Third Reich begins by contrasting Jewish, Christian, and polytheistic traditions relating to animals in Germany, and examines the ways that the Nazi movement adopted, altered, challenged, or exploited these traditions. This discussion covers several perspectives on the treatment of animals, including those of zoologists, veterinarians, novelists, painters, sculptors, and the general public. Adopting and exploiting such traditions, the Nazis elaborated their own symbolic system of relating certain animals to supporters and antagonists of the movement - Aryan wolves and horses; Jewish pigs and apes."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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    Hitler's Final Fortress
  • Author : Richard Hargreaves
  • Publisher : Stackpole Books
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN : 9780811715515
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  • Genre : History
  • In early 1945, the Red Army plunged into the Third Reich from the east, rolling up territory and crushing virtually everything in its path, with one exception: the city of Breslau, which Hitler had declared a fortress-city, to be defended to the death. This book examines in detail the notorious four-month siege of Breslau. • The first full-length English-language account of the bloody siege • Chronicles the bitter struggle as the Red Army encircled Breslau and eventually pillaged the city, taking savage retribution on the survivors • Details the brutal methods used by the city's Nazi leaders to keep German troops fighting and maintain order

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    MI9
  • Author : Helen Fry
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Pages : 365
  • ISBN : 9780300233209
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  • Genre : History
  • A thrilling history of MI9—the WWII organization that engineered the escape of Allied forces from behind enemy lines When Allied fighters were trapped behind enemy lines, one branch of military intelligence helped them escape: MI9. The organization set up clandestine routes that zig-zagged across Nazi-occupied Europe, enabling soldiers and airmen to make their way home. Secret agents and resistance fighters risked their lives and those of their families to hide the men. Drawing on declassified files and eye-witness testimonies from across Europe and the United States, Helen Fry provides a significant reassessment of MI9’s wartime role. Central to its success were figures such as Airey Neave, Jimmy Langley, Sam Derry, and Mary Lindell—one of only a few women parachuted into enemy territory for MI9. This astonishing account combines escape and evasion tales with the previously untold stories behind the establishment of MI9—and reveals how the organization saved thousands of lives.

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    United States Army Combat Forces Journal
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : MINN:319510014441635
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  • Genre : Military art and science
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    Screen World Presents the Encyclopedia of Hollywood Film Actors: From the silent era to 1965
  • Author : Barry Monush
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Pages : 844
  • ISBN : 1557835519
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • (Applause Books). For decades, Screen World has been the film professional's, as well as the film buff's, favorite and indispensable annual screen resource, full of all the necessary statistics and facts. Now Screen World editor Barry Monush has compiled another comprehensive work for every film lover's library. In the first of two volumes, this book chronicles the careers of every significant film actor, from the earliest silent screen stars Chaplin, Pickford, Fairbanks to the mid-1960s, when the old studio and star systems came crashing down. Each listing includes: a brief biography, photos from the famed Screen World archives, with many rare shots; vital statistics; a comprehensive filmography; and an informed, entertaining assessment of each actor's contributions good or bad! In addition to every major player, Monush includes the legions of unjustly neglected troupers of yesteryear. The result is a rarity: an invaluable reference tool that's as much fun to read as a scandal sheet. It pulsates with all the scandal, glamour, oddity and glory that was the lifeblood of its subjects. Contains over 1,000 photos!

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    Hitler's Salon
  • Author : Ines Schlenker
  • Publisher : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
  • Pages : 346
  • ISBN : UOM:39015080714259
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  • Genre : Art
  • From 1937 to 1944 the National Socialist regime organised a series of art exhibitions, Grosse Deutsche Kuntstausstellung, in Munich. This book traces the history of the exhibitions, characterises the artists and artworks shown and investigates how the local Munich tradition of displaying art was reinvented for national purposes.

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    Hitler's War
  • Author : David John Cawdell Irving
  • Publisher : New York : Viking Press
  • Pages : 972
  • ISBN : UOM:39015010380718
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Heads of state
  • The events of the war are related through Hitler's eyes from the Chancellery, Berchtesgarten, Rastenburg, and finally from the bunker, in a study based on ten years of firsthand research

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    Endgame at Stalingrad
  • Author : David M. Glantz,Jonathan M. House
  • Publisher : University Press of Kansas
  • Pages : 768
  • ISBN : 9780700619559
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  • Genre : History
  • In Book Two of the third volume of his magisterial Stalingrad Trilogy, David Glantz continues and concludes his definitive history of one of the most infamous battles of World War Two, the Stalingrad campaign that signaled Germany’s failure on the Eastern Front and marked a turning point in the war. Book Two finds Germany’s most famous army—General Friedrich Paulus’s Sixth—in dire straits, trapped in the Stalingrad kessel, or pocket, by a Red Army that has seized the initiative in what the Soviets now term the Great Patriotic War. The Red Army’s counteroffensive, Operation Uranus, is well underway, having largely destroyed the bulk of two Romanian armies and encircled the German Sixth and half of the German Fourth Panzer Army. Drawing on materials previously unavailable or believed lost, Glantz gives a closely observed account of the final ten weeks of Germany’s ill-fated Stalingrad campaign. In short order, the Red Army parried and then defeated two German attempts to rescue the Sixth Army, crushed the Italian Eighth and Hungarian Second Armies, severely damaged the German Fourth Panzer and Second Armies, and finally destroyed the German Sixth Army in the ruins of Stalingrad. With well over half-a-million soldiers torn from its order of battle, Hitler’s Axis could only watch in horror as its status abruptly changed from victor to vanquished. This book completes a vivid and detailed picture of the Axis defeat that would prove decisive as a catastrophe from which Germany and its Wehrmacht could never recover. As in the preceding volumes, Glantz extensively mines newly available materials to provide a clearer and more accurate picture of what actually happened at Stalingrad at this crucial moment in World War II—a “ground truth” that gets beyond the myths and misinformation surrounding this historic confrontation. And this concluding chapter, relating events even more steeped in myth than those that came before, is especially bracing as it takes on controversial questions about why Operation Uranus succeeded and the German relief attempts failed, whether the Sixth Army could have escaped encirclement or been rescued, and who, finally was most responsible for its ultimate defeat. The answers Glantz provides, embedded in a fully-realized account of the endgame at Stalingrad, make this book the last word on one of history’s epic clashes.

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    The Encyclopedia of Film
  • Author : James Monaco
  • Publisher : Perigee
  • Pages : 626
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105025397154
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  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • A collection for laypersons and experts alike, this authoritative work includes biographies of the stars, producers, directors, writers, technical information, and more

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    Leading Men
  • Author : Frank Miller
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0811854671
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • This behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives and accomplishments of fifty extraordinary actors of the silver screen, including Buster Keaton, Rudolph Valentino, Cary Grant, and Steve McQueen, features filmographies, fascinating facts, trivia, film stills, posters, and photos. Original. 15,000 first printing.

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    Time Out Film Guide
  • Author : John Pym
  • Publisher : Time Out Guides
  • Pages : 1012
  • ISBN : 0140246762
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  • Genre : Motion pictures
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    Congressional Record
  • Author : United States. Congress
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1376
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044116501354
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  • Genre : Law
  • The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

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    Army
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105012163619
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  • Genre : Military art and science
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    America After the Fall
  • Author : Sarah L. Burns,Teresa A. Carbone,Annelise K. Madsen,Sarah Kelly Oehler
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Pages : 205
  • ISBN : 9780300214857
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Art
  • A unique look at America's quest to carve out an artistic identity during the Depression era Through 50 masterpieces of painting, this fascinating catalogue chronicles the turbulent economic, political, and aesthetic climate of the 1930s. This decade was a supremely creative period in the United States, as the nation's artists, novelists, and critics struggled through the Great Depression seeking to define modern American art. In the process, many painters challenged and reworked the meanings and forms of modernism, reaching no simple consensus. This period was also marked by an astounding diversity of work as artists sought styles--ranging from abstraction to Regionalism to Surrealism--that allowed them to engage with issues such as populism, labor, social protest, and to employ an urban and rural iconography including machines, factories, and farms. Seminal works by Edward Hopper, Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, Georgia O'Keeffe, Aaron Douglas, Charles Sheeler, Stuart Davis, and others show such attempts to capture the American character. These groundbreaking paintings, highlighting the relationship between art and national experience, demonstrate how creativity, experimentation, and revolutionary vision flourished during a time of great uncertainty.

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    Catalog of Educational Captioned Films/videos for the Deaf
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112101581582
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  • Genre : Films for the hearing impaired
  • Read and download full book Catalog of Educational Captioned Films/videos for the Deaf

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    Playboys and Mayfair Men
  • Author : Angus McLaren
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781421423487
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  • Genre : True Crime
  • The shocking true story of a diamond theft gone wrong offers a fascinating glimpse at the cultural currents of 1930s London. In December 1937, four young men, all products of elite English schools, lured a Cartier diamond salesman to the luxurious Hyde Park Hotel. There, the “Mayfair men” brutally bludgeoned the man and made off with eight rings that today would be worth approximately half a million pounds. The press had a field day with the story, playing to the public’s insatiable appetite for news about upper-crust rowdies and their unsavory pasts. In Playboys and Mayfair Men, Angus McLaren recounts the violent robbery and sensational trial that followed. Using the case to explore the world of interwar London, he sheds light on key social issues, from masculinity and cultural decadence to broader anxieties about moral decay. In his gripping depiction of Mayfair’s celebrity high life, McLaren describes the crime in detail, as well as the police investigation, the suspects, their trial, and the aftermath of their convictions.

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    Go, Cat, Go!
  • Author : Carl Perkins,David McGee
  • Publisher : Hyperion
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 0786882379
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • He wrote the songs that made rock immortal--including the all-time classic "Blue Suede Shoes." Now, in a book that "reads like timeless Southern fiction" (Washington Post Book World), Carl Perkins beautifully tells his story. From a life beset with tragedies--including the suicide of his brother--Perkins emerges as a man made stronger through trial and sustained by his lifelong love affair with music. of photos.

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    Sequels
  • Author : Janet Husband,Jonathan F. Husband
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Pages : 782
  • ISBN : 9780838909676
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  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • A guide to series fiction lists popular series, identifies novels by character, and offers guidance on the order in which to read unnumbered series.