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The Art of War By Sun Tzu
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The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted... More > to one aspect of warfare. It is commonly known to be the definitive work on military strategy and tactics of its time. It has been the most famous and influential of China's Seven Military Classics, and "for the last two thousand years it remained the most important military treatise in Asia, where even the common people knew it by name." It has had an influence on Eastern and Western military thinking, business tactics, legal strategy and beyond. The book was first translated into the French language in 1772 by French Jesuit Jean Joseph Marie Amiot and a partial translation into English was attempted by British officer Everard Ferguson Calthrop in 1905. The first annotated English language translation was completed and published by Lionel Giles in 1910 ...< Less
Song of Drums and Tomahawks By First Command Wargames
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The boom of a flintlock musket, a cloud of acrid black powder, and the drumming of feet as they rush towards the fallen foe. A knife is unsheathed, and with a few quick movements, the enemy’s... More > bloody scalp is ripped free. Warfare in the Eastern Woodlands of America was one of raids, ambushes and sudden violent encounters. This book includes: •All rules needed to play. •Historical background detailing Native American tribes and their Europeans foes. •A map showing the locations of the major tribes. •Timeline covering major and minor wars from European arrival until the 2nd Seminole War. •Army lists for Native Americans, French & British. •Complete list of Traits to individualize troops. • Suggestions on how to set up games. •Detailed description of the period. Based on the Origins-award-winning Song of Drums and Shakos rules.< Less
Stories My Father Told Me By James Malony
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In Stories From The Past My Father Told Me, you will find a General’s view of leading a Division in WWII, as well as many historical accounts of life in the Army before and during the war.... More > These stories reflect a keen insight into the social and physical environment of the times. The stories represent a great collection of events that you will not find in history books, but are both fascinating and detailed. COL (Ret.) Chuck Giasson, a West Point graduate class of 1968, wrote: “The stories are written in a style that draws you in and makes you feel you are there.” LTG (Ret.) Larry Jordan, West Point class of 1968, added: “Simple yet eloquent stories of Army life gone by, told with a clarity and color rarely seen. Immerses the reader in the sounds, smells and feel of the setting for each tale. Some are amusing, others poignant, but all are entertaining and riveting.”< Less
Stories My Father Told Me By James Malony
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In Stories From The Past My Father Told Me, you will find a General’s view of leading a Division in WWII, as well as many historical accounts of life in the Army before and during the war.... More > These stories reflect a keen insight into the social and physical environment of the times. The stories represent a great collection of events that you will not find in history books, but are both fascinating and detailed. COL (Ret.) Chuck Giasson, a West Point graduate class of 1968, wrote: “The stories are written in a style that draws you in and makes you feel you are there.” LTG (Ret.) Larry Jordan, West Point class of 1968, added: “Simple yet eloquent stories of Army life gone by, told with a clarity and color rarely seen. Immerses the reader in the sounds, smells and feel of the setting for each tale. Some are amusing, others poignant, but all are entertaining and riveting.”< Less
Giving the Full Measure By Jim Swain
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This is a book of fiction which is based on the actual experiences of the French people during World War II - known as the French Resistance. It is a tale of adventure and romance. An American G.I.... More > is rescued by French Resistance members after his plane is shot down by the Nazis. He is invited to join the Resistance and takes part in their raids against the occupying Nazi Army. Eventually a romance develops between him and the woman leading his Resistance unit. The book takes the reader through many suspenseful adventures and the twists and turns of romance under wartime conditions. One reviewer has told the author that it has the makings of an exciting movie. I hope you enjoy it as well.< Less
Giving the Full Measure By Jim Swain
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This is a book of fiction which is based on the actual experiences of the French people during World War II - known as the French Resistance. It is a tale of adventure and romance. An American G.I.... More > is rescued by French Resistance members after his plane is shot down by the Nazis. He is invited to join the Resistance and takes part in their raids against the occupying Nazi Army. Eventually a romance develops between him and the woman leading his Resistance unit. The book takes the reader through many suspenseful adventures and the twists and turns of romance under wartime conditions. One reviewer has told the author that it has the makings of an exciting movie. I hope you enjoy it as well.< Less
With Sacred Honor By William T. Johnson
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Solomon is a Stockbridge Indian in an English mission town in the mid-18th century. He spends his youth learning trades, immersing himself in the life of the woods, providing for his fellow... More > villagers, and becoming adept at bridging white and Indian ways. He courts the beautiful Catherine, only to have her vanish from his life just as their love begins to blossom. Then, the outbreak of hostilities between the English and French completely upturns Solomon's town and his world, and he is suddenly thrust into the role of scout for Hobbs' Company of Rangers. With Sacred Honor follows Solomon and his companions as they trek through the wilderness of North America, fighting the French and their Indian allies. They stand together against death, mayhem, and a crazed and murderous British officer. Johnson's engaging tale resonates with authenticity; the realities of life in colonial America come alive, and the reader is drawn into a universe of smoke and gunfire, courage and cowardice, romance and redemption.< Less
Napoleonic Empire By Rayan Gummiid
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This book is about the rise and fall of the Napoleonic Empire that stretched from Warsaw to Madrid during the early 19th century. The book covers the events that occurred between the years 1789 and... More > 1815. Napoleon Bonaparte is one of the most famous characters in the history books. He ruled as the Emperor of France and conquered most of the European Continent. Love him or hate him, he indeed was a military genius. Find out how Napoleon led his armies and what the political stage looked like in the early 19th Century. Learn how Napoleon impacted the world and changed the tides of fate in Europe. Interpret what could have happened if things went down a different path. Written by a 7th grader who loves History.< Less
Passion's Thief By Gardner Francis Fox
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THEY CALLED HER THE QUEEN OF THE BEGGARS! Denise de Chabionniere had been abducted from her ancestral chateau by her cousin Charles, who intended to kill her and assume control of her estates.... More > Rescued by the handsome nobleman Lyle de Boulangier, Denise eluded him as well, despite the immediate attraction that sprang up between them. Disguised as a beggar-maid in the slums of 15th century Paris, Denise dreamed of regaining her estates and her rightful position among the nobility. She became known as the Beggar Queen, leading her vagabond army to prey upon the rich. With the help of de Boulangier, who sought her out and became her lover, Denise vowed revenge upon her cousin. Together they formulated a plan that was to carry them from the gutters of Paris to the court of the King himself!< Less
Battle of the Hook, 2013 American Revolution By Chuck Thompson
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Battle of the Hook, 2013 event picture book. Pictures taken at the Battle of the Hook American Revolutionary reenactment that occurred in Gloucester, Virginia from October, 18th through October... More > 20th, 2013. This is volume one and is a general overall picture book.< Less

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