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The Battle of North Cape By Harry C. Hall
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Transcribed from a hand-typed manuscript, this is a poignant eye-witness account of the Battle of North Cape, as witnessed by a young signal-boy aboard the British warship HMS Belfast. This crucial... More > battle to protect the vital convoys from Britain to Russia, was fought out in the Arctic seas north of Norway's North Cape, in the midst of winter, in some of the worst weather conditions anywhere in the world. It resulted in a crushing defeat for Nazi Germany when their battleship the Scharnhorst came under fire from several British and Norwegian ships and was sunk with the loss of 1,932 men. There were many heroes that day, and the events herein were experienced by a young lad named Harry C. Hall. This is his account, written in verse and incredibly moving to the very end.< Less
Reliant North Cape Challenge 2008 By Elvis Payne, Geoffrey Payne
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In June 2008, brothers Elvis and Geoffrey Payne, drove 5,500 miles from Tamworth(UK)to the North Cape, the northenmost point in Europe at the top of Norway. In a standard car 5,500 miles is no mean... More > feat though the brothers chose to do it in an 18 year old 3-wheeled Reliant Robin along with four other teams driving 3-wheeled Bond Bugs ranging from 35 - 38 years old. The journey took three weeks to complete and crossed through eight different countries as well as some very challenging roads. This is the story of how they prepared for the journey along with enhanced extracts from their daily blog following the journey as it unfolded. In full colour with over 70 photographs.< Less
Reliant North Cape Challenge 2008 By Elvis Payne, Geoffrey Payne
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In June 2008, brothers Elvis and Geoffrey Payne, drove 5,500 miles from Tamworth(UK)to the North Cape, the northenmost point in Europe at the top of Norway. In a standard car 5,500 miles is no mean... More > feat though the brothers chose to do it in an 18 year old 3-wheeled Reliant Robin along with four other teams driving 3-wheeled Bond Bugs ranging from 35 - 38 years old. The journey took three weeks to complete and crossed through eight different countries as well as some very challenging roads. This is the story of how they prepared for the journey along with enhanced extracts from their daily blog following the journey as it unfolded. In full colour with over 70 photographs.< Less
2017 Lighthouses of Boston's North Shore & Cape Ann By Jeremy D'Entremont
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The lighthouses of the historic North Shore of Boston and Cape Ann, featuring images from historian/photographer Jeremy D'Entremont
North Cape: selected poems of a poet turned philosopher By Robert M. Ellis
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North Cape is the relic of a gradual change in one man's life, over a period of more than twenty years, from aspiring poet to philosopher. Robert M. Ellis is more intent today on developing a... More > philosophy of the Middle Way, but the roots of this philosophical drive are found in earlier creative work, much of it written as a Cambridge student or when on Buddhist retreats. The poems in this collection record varying experiences of travel, observation, emotional struggle and meditation. The influences include Buddhist iconography, Gerard Manley Hopkins and Renaissance art.< Less
Cape Fear: The Holy Ground By Gilliam Clarke
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This novel of historical fiction recounts the events that formed the lives of the people of Charleston, South Carolina in the eighteenth century. The focus here is on those who dedicated their lives... More > to exploring and establishing the settlements of what became North Carolina. Inevitably the act of granting land ownership to the newcomers, by the Lords Proprietors in England, resulted in conflicts and wars. Members of influential families with plantations around Charleston were the core of the explorers pioneering the virgin lands to the north. Their intent was to establish new plantations, ports, and towns. Using the available natural resources, they created naval stores for exportation to England. The newcomers vision was of an enormous development of the forestlands with ports along the rivers with more plantations and towns filling all the areas from Charleston to Queen Anne’s Town, more than a hundred miles to the north. The process was very slow and the land was never free for the taking.< Less
The Cape Fear Indian By Gilliam Clarke
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Murphy Campbell’s assignment to write a story about the Cape Fear Indians was a formidable and seeming improbable task until he got assistance from the mouse of history. Through the unique... More > capability of the computer mouse he gains first-hand knowledge of the life of a Cape Fear Indian at the time of the settlement of the Cape Fear region of North Carolina. Not only did Murph’s story win the state prize but it caused important changes in Murph’s life, including turning the story into a play for school presentation, along with desirable changes in his reactions.< Less
Dethroning the Kings of Cape Fear By Baylus C. Brooks
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Edward Moseley is not the man that romantic historians of the past have idolized. Politics skewed North Carolina's history and created a "king" from a "crook." NOTE: the print... More > version has color illustrations and is expensive. The download is free, however.< Less
Dethroning the Kings of Cape Fear By Baylus C. Brooks
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Edward Moseley is not the man that romantic historians of the past have idolized. Politics skewed North Carolina's history and created a "king" from a "crook." NOTE: the print... More > version has color illustrations and is expensive. This e-version is much cheaper, however.< Less
Powder Monkey of Cape Fear By Jon Batson
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A collection of prize winning historical short stories by North Carolina writer Jon Batson. Though historically correct, the main characters and what happens in these tall tales is fiction. Sit back!... More > Relax and enjoy!< Less