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Horace [French] By George Sand
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Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta (Corsican: Oraziu Francescu Bastianu Sebastiani De A Porta; 11 November 1771 – 20 July 1851) was a French soldier, diplomat, and... More > politician, who served as Naval Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of State under the July Monarchy.Having joined the French Revolutionary Army in his youth, Sébastiani rose through its ranks before becoming a supporter of Napoleon Bonaparte. Sébastiani was the French Consulate's emissary to The Levant, notably drafting plans to reconquer Ottoman Egypt, and later served as the Empire's Ambassador to The Porte. In the latter capacity, he attempted to increase French influence and signaled pro-Russian activities in the Danubian Principalities, thus provoking the War of 1806–1812. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horace_Fran%C3%A7ois_Bastien_S%C3%A9bastiani_de_La_Porta Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
French Kisses on the Nile - Second Edition By Said Magdi
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Packed with adventures and intrigues, French Kisses on the Nile is an entertaining and informative historical novel that attempts to portray life in Cairo during Napoleon’s invasion of Egypt in... More > 1798. While Napoleon’s army occupied the entire country, the story focuses on activities in the eternal city of Cairo. Many of the colourful characters portrayed, reveal the cultural diversity of the populace and their reaction to a modern European invader. Important historical events were briefly cited and moulded into the narrative in an attempt to keep the story vibrant and vivid. Actually, French Kisses on the Nile could be regarded as a voyage into different epoch and exotic places.< Less
Army Life in Dakota: The Journal of General De Trobriand By Phillipe Regis De Trobriand
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Philippe Régis de Trobriand was a French aristocrat, lawyer, poet, and novelist who served in the American Civil War and later in the Indian Wars. His Journal from the late 1860s is a... More > fascinating look into the rumbling post-Civil-War volcano that was brewing between settlers and Native Americans in the Dakota Territory.< Less
Army Life in Dakota: The Journal of General De Trobriand By Phillipe Régis De Trobriand
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Philippe Régis de Trobriand was a French aristocrat, lawyer, poet, and novelist who served in the American Civil War and later in the Indian Wars. His Journal from the late 1860s is a... More > fascinating look into the rumbling post-Civil-War volcano that was brewing between settlers and Native Americans in the Dakota Territory.< Less
Souvenirs de l'armee americaine en France Souvenir of the American Army in France [French] By Jean Berne-Bellecour
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US Army - Ranger Handbook (2006 edition) SH 21-76 By Byrd Press
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Rangers primarily performed defensive missions until Benjamin Church’s Company of Independent Rangers from Plymouth Colony proved successful in raiding hostile Indians during King... More > Phillip’s War in 1675. In 1756, Major Robert Rogers, a native of New Hampshire, recruited nine companies of American colonists to fight for the British during the French and Indian War. Ranger techniques and methods of operation were an inherent characteristic of the American frontiersmen; however, Major Rogers was the first to capitalize on them and incorporate them into the fighting doctrine of a permanently organized fighting force.< Less
Le feu [French] By Henri Barbusse
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henri Barbusse (French... More > pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ʁi baʁbys]; May 17, 1873 – August 30, 1935) was a French novelist and a member of the French Communist Party. He was a lifelong friend of Albert Einstein.The son of a French father and an English mother, Barbusse was born in Asnières-sur-Seine, France in 1873. Although he grew up in a small town, he left for Paris in 1889, at age 16. In 1914, at age 41, he enlisted in the French Army and served against Germany in World War I. Invalided out of the army three times, Barbusse would serve in the war for 17 months, until the end of 1915, when he was permanently moved into a clerical position due to pulmonary damage, exhaustion, and dysentery. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Barbusse< Less
L'OEuvre [French] By Emile Zola
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola... More > (/ˈzoʊlə/; French: [e.mil zo.la]; 2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. He was a major figure in the political liberalization of France and in the exoneration of the falsely accused and convicted army officer Alfred Dreyfus, which is encapsulated in the renowned newspaper headline J'accuse. Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902. His death from carbon monoxide poisoning may have been a murder.Zola was born in Paris in 1840. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Zola< Less
Boule de Suif [French] By Guy de Maupassant
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"Boule de Suif" (translated variously as "Dumpling", "Butterball", "Ball of Fat", or "Ball of Lard") is a famous short story by the late-19th century... More > French writer Guy de Maupassant first published on 15/16 April 1880. It is arguably his most famous short story and is the title story for his collection on the Franco-Prussian War, titled Boule de Suif et Autres Contes de la Guerre (Dumpling and Stories of the War).The story is set in the Franco-Prussian War and follows a group of French residents of Rouen, recently occupied by the Prussian army. The ten travellers decide, for various reasons, to leave Rouen and flee to Le Havre in a stagecoach. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boule_de_Suif Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Coeur de panthere [French] By J. Berlioz d' (Jules Berlioz) Auriac
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Gustave Aimard (13 September 1818 – 20 June 1883) was the... More > author of numerous books about Latin America.Aimard was born Olivier Aimard in Paris. As he once said, he was the son of two people who were married, "but not to each other". His father, François Sébastiani de la Porta (1775–1851) was a general in Napoleon’s army and one of the ambassadors of the Louis Philippe government. Sébastini was married to the Duchess de Coigny. In 1806 the couple produced a daughter: Alatrice-Rosalba Fanny. Shortly after her birth the mother died. Fanny was raised by her grandmother, the Duchess de Coigny. According to the New York Times of July 9, 1883, Aimard’s mother was Mme. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustave_Aimard< Less

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Referral Mastery Referral Mastery By Joe Stumpf
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