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Victoria County History of Worcester 3 By J.W. Willis-Bund (editor)
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Covers two parts of the historic county: firstly, the hundred of Halfshire in the north-east, which includes several areas now within the greater Birmingham area, including Dudley, Halesowen and... More > Yardley. Accounts are given of Kidderminster, Droitwich and Alvechurch. Secondly, the volume also covers the south of the county around Worcester.< Less
Port of Victoria By Charles Spurlin
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The Port of Victoria: A Concise History tells the story of navigation on the Guadalupe River, and the ultimate construction of a man-made barge canal linking Calhoun and Victoria counties to the Gulf... More > Intracoastal Waterway. Furthermore, it is a story of visionary individuals who overcame a variety of obstacles to provide a brighter economic future for their communities. These far-sighted leaders epitomized what a loveable lady once advocated: “Those who do will find a way. Those who do not will find an excuse.”< Less
Victoria, Then and Now, The Centennial Edition, 1909 - 2009 By Stephen S. Israel, Anne C. Hamlett
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A history of the town of Victoria, Virginia written upon the occasion of its centennial celebration OCTOBER 2009. The history is told through the families who settled the town, and the businesses,... More > churches and civic organizations which define this Southside Virginia town named for Queen Victoria.< Less
Carnivals: A History and How To By Roy Maloy
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Every year over 160 agricultural shows are held in Australia, over 1100 in the United States and over 850 in Britain. More people attend agricultural shows, country and county fairs in these three... More > countries per year than cinema and their combined social impact is greater than most amateur sporting codes. Author Roy Maloy has long been regarded as an Australian entertainment icon for his countless performances at regional Australian, New Zealand, American and English agricultural events. Throughout his career Maloy has not only provided entertainment but worked closely with over 1000 festival, show and fair committees as a consultant, offering his advice and tremendous experience to create new ways to set out a show, create new attractions, promote events, teach new communities and get the biggest possible crowds to the show possible!< Less
Ghosts, Hauntings and Stories of Old By Lisa Hart
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A collection of short stories based on the history of Victoria County, Ontario. Join a crowd of onlookers at a memorable Sturgeon Point regatta. Explore an ancestor's long forgotten journals. Check... More > out the accommodations at Stoney's Hotel. Attend an unusual theatrical performance or a unique wake. Prepare yourself for a few ghostly encounters along the way.< Less
Ghosts, Hauntings and Stories of Old By Lisa Hart
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In these stories join a crowd of onlookers at a memorable Sturgeon Point regatta. Explore an ancestor’s long forgotten journals then check out the accommodations at Stoney’s Hotel. Attend... More > an unusual theatrical performance or a unique wake.< Less
Sam Hughes, 109th Battalion By Claus Reuter
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A short history of Sir Sam Hughes and the history of the 109th Overseas Battalion in WWI and its organization. In accordance with the demand made in King's Regulations and Orders, that each Unit in... More > His Majesty's Forces should keep a Historical Record: it has been my endeavour to set forth in the following pages, as clearly and accurately as possible, a short record of the one hundred and ninth Overseas Battalion, of the Canadian Expeditionary Force.< Less
The Most Fearless and Gallant Soldier I Have Ever Seen By Ian Loftus
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A biography of Martin O'Meara, Australia's only Irish-born Victoria Cross recipient of the First World War. Originally from County Tipperary, O'Meara served with the Australian Imperial Force in... More > Egypt and on the Western Front between 1916 and 1918. His Victoria Cross was awarded for bravery near Mouquet Farm in August 1916. He suffered a serious mental breakdown shortly after returning to Australia in November 1918 and spent the rest of his life in mental hospitals in Perth. He died in 1935.< Less
Bygone Cheshire By William Andrews
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Bygone Cheshire Bygone Cheshire was originally published in 1895 - during the reign of Queen Victoria. It charters the history of Cheshire from the Ancient Britons and Romans all the way through to... More > the Victorian era. In intricate detail the author, William Andrews, talks the reader through the history of Cheshire. Andrews leaves no part of Cheshire uncovered as he details Chester, Sandbach, Nantwich, Northwich and other parts of the county. This book is essential reading for anybody interested in the history of Cheshire. It has been lovingly restored and reprinted so that the area's history and people can be rediscovered. http://www.HeritagePublications.co.uk< Less
Wings, Wasp, & Warriors: Aviation Stories and Images By Travis Monday
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True stories for aviation history buffs. Topics include WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots); National WWII WASP Museum in Sweetwater; RAF (Royal Air Force) in Texas; Avenger Field in Sweetwater,... More > Texas; P-47 Fighter Pilot Otto Carter and "The Sweetwater Swatter"; Pioneer Museum in Sweetwater; C-47 Crash and Memorial in Nolan Co., Texas; Charles Lindbergh in the Pacific in World War II; Military Gliders in World War II, including story of Combat Glider Pilot George Theis in Operation Varsity; South Plains Army Air Field; Silent Wings Museum in Lubbock, Texas; 348th Fighter Group; 340th Fighter Squadron (Minutemen); 460th Fighter Squadron (Black Rams); B-24 flight instructor A. N. Densmore; WASP flight instructor, Rigdon Edwards; Neel Kearby; Bill Dunham; and others. Also includes many historic photos and original artwork by Scott Morgan, Michael Vincent, and Otto Carter, III.< Less