De gevangenen van Breendonk (Dutch Edition) by James M. Deem

By James M. Deem

Na de invasie van België door de nazi's in 1940 werd het fortress van Breendonk door de SS omgebouwd tot een Auffanglager, een opvangkamp. Vaak was once het voor de gevangenen de laatste halte voor de concentratiekampen. Officieel used to be Breendonk geen concentratiekamp, maar de omstandigheden waren er even onmenselijk. Ongeveer 3.600 mannen en vrouwen werden opgesloten in Breendonk. Amper de helft overleefde de Tweede Wereldoorlog.

De Amerikaanse auteur James M. Deem verdiepte zich vier jaar lang in de getuigenissen door deze gevangenen, als foundation van een chronologisch relaas over Breendonk tijdens de oorlogsjaren. Joden, verzetsstrijders, communisten en andere politieke gevangenen: Deem beschrijft beklijvend hun persoonlijke verhalen over de dwangarbeid, de ontberingen, de folteringen, de executies. De onvoorstelbare horror in het kamp staat in schril distinction met de wil om te overleven en de samenhorigheid van de gevangenen.

Het boek is rijkelijk geïllustreerd met zowel historische foto's als actuele beelden door de Belgische fotograaf Leon Nolis.

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Scarecrow Army: The ANZACs at Gallipoli (The Drum) by Leon Davidson

By Leon Davidson

As a part of an international battle I crusade, hundreds of thousands of Australians and New Zealanders landed at an unnamed cove at the Gallipoli Peninsula. that they had come to struggle the Turks. They notion the conflict will be over in 3 days. Months later they have been nonetheless within the trenches they dug on the landing.

Scarecrow military: The Anzacs at Gallipoli is a fascinating non-fiction ebook for younger grownup readers via award-winning New Zealand writer Leon Davidson. a part of the historical past sequence The Drum, in 2006 it received either the Children’s ebook Council of Australia (CBCA) Eve Pownall Award for info Books and the Non-Fiction type of the recent Zealand put up Children’s ebook Awards.

“Heartbreaking and evocative … This fantastic ebook is a necessary supplying a few advanced and delicate subject.” Australian booklet Review

“A exceptional book.” The West Australian

“An admirable place to begin for teenagers wishing to peel again the veil of history.” Sydney Morning Herald

“Will lengthy be remembered by way of the reader … hugely recommended.” Magpies magazine

“Recommended to a person who's drawn to a mixture of motion, warfare and history.” The Age

“Davidson has researched his topic completely and the ebook leaves an enduring impression.” ReadPlus

“An vital offering.” Aussie Reviews

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Exploring Biltmore Estate from A to Z by Chris Kinsley

By Chris Kinsley

This interesting seek-and-find alphabet booklet invitations you to discover twenty-six must-see areas at Biltmore property, supplying appealing pictures, smart rhymes and hidden animals on each web page. little ones will become aware of every thing from colourful gardens and underground tunnels to towering rooftops and vigorous livestock. integrated are enjoyable proof approximately Biltmore�s historical past in an illustrated thesaurus and a kid-friendly map for making plans your trip. even if you employ this ebook as a advisor for an upcoming stopover at to Biltmore or as a keepsake to commemorate your remain, a paranormal event awaits you and your family!

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Song Of Courage Song of Freedom (The story of the child, May by Marilyn W. Seguin,Adolph Caso

By Marilyn W. Seguin,Adolph Caso

In 1764, the Ohio Indians grew to become over 206 white captives to Colonel Bouquet at his headquarters at the Tuscarawas River, pursuant to stipulations of a signed treaty. one of the captives used to be Mary Campbell, back by means of leader Netawatwees of the Lenni Lenape Delaware Indians. Colonel Bouquet witnessed the parting of Netawatwees and the woman, and he later wrote that it was once a tearful and touching scene. actually, he famous that a few of the again captives have been reluctant to come to their white households and a few needed to be tied as much as preserve them from escaping again to the Indians.
this can be the tale of Mary Campbell’s kidnapping and captivity. simply because Mary it seems that left no written checklist of her years with the Indians, we will simply bet at what her lifestyles should have been like. And whereas lots of the occasions and other people in my tale are actual, different information will stay without end shrouded in mystery.

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A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India: From the by Upinder Singh

By Upinder Singh

A historical past of historic and Early Medieval India is the main finished textbook but for undergraduate and postgraduate scholars. It introduces scholars to unique assets corresponding to historic texts, artefacts, inscriptions and cash, illustrating how historians build background on their foundation. Its transparent and balanced clarification of thoughts and old debates allows scholars to independently assessment proof, arguments and theories. This amazing textbook permits the reader to imagine and comprehend the wealthy and sundry continues to be of India's historic earlier, remodeling the method of researching that previous into an exhilarating experience.

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Légendes et Récits de Savoie (Au Viu Leupard) (French by Georges Chapier

By Georges Chapier

Légendes et récits historiques des divers can pay qui formèrent l. a. Savoie : autour d’Annecy et de son lac ; autour de los angeles vallée du Fier ; autour du lac Léman ; autour de Rumilly ; en Tarentaise et en Maurienne.

Un historique et légendaire voyage à travers toute los angeles Savoie, une façon bien agréable d’en découvrir le pays.

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The Cold War and Postwar America: 1946-1963 (Discovering by Tim McNeese

By Tim McNeese

"Discovering U.S. background" spans the complicated and sundry historical past of the us from prehistoric occasions to the current day. This new chronological set may be learn as an entire, offering readers with a finished heritage, or as standalone volumes, with each one identify serving as a time pill of a selected period. every one name brings to existence the folks and occasions that experience formed the country via a transparent and wonderful narrative, fascinating boxed insets, and vigorous full-color and black-and-white images and illustrations. scholars will locate those books important for experiences, best supplementations to textbooks, or just fascinating reading.

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