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Das Armband der Eva Braun By Ingrid Maddrell von Man
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Das Armband, das Marena von ihrer deutschen Großmutter zu ihrer Hochzeit bekam, verursachte Leid und Tod, so sehr, dass an diesem Armband fast die große Liebe zwischen ihr und ihrem Mann... More > zerbrach. Die Dramen spielen sich in einer Villa in den Santa Monica Bergen, Kalifornien, ab.< Less
Memoiren einer Sozialistin Kampfjahre [German] By Lily Braun
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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: Lily Braun (2 July 1865, Halberstadt – 8 August 1916... More > Berlin), born Amalie von Kretschmann, was a German feminist writer.She was the daughter of the Prussian general Hans von Kretschmann. Her grandmother, Baroness Jenny von Gustedt, had been an illegitimate daughter of Jérôme Bonaparte, Napoleon's brother, who was King of Westphalia.Lily Braun was briefly married to the professor of philosophy Georg von Gizycki, who was associated with the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) without however being a member of the party. Together with him she was involved in the ethical movement, which sought to establish a system of morality in place of the traditional religions. After his death, she married in 1896 Heinrich Braun (1854–1927), who was a Social Democratic politician and a publicist. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lily_Braun< Less
Memoiren einer Sozialistin Lehrjahre [German] By Lily Braun
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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: Lily Braun (2 July 1865, Halberstadt – 8 August 1916... More > Berlin), born Amalie von Kretschmann, was a German feminist writer.She was the daughter of the Prussian general Hans von Kretschmann. Her grandmother, Baroness Jenny von Gustedt, had been an illegitimate daughter of Jérôme Bonaparte, Napoleon's brother, who was King of Westphalia.Lily Braun was briefly married to the professor of philosophy Georg von Gizycki, who was associated with the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) without however being a member of the party. Together with him she was involved in the ethical movement, which sought to establish a system of morality in place of the traditional religions. After his death, she married in 1896 Heinrich Braun (1854–1927), who was a Social Democratic politician and a publicist. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lily_Braun< Less
ROCKET GIRL By GEORGE MORGAN
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The year is 1957. The Cold War. An undeclared Space Race. The United States and the Soviet Union are locked in a battle to see which country will be the first to place a satellite into orbit. ... More > The stakes are high. International prestige, national pride, and the control of a host of emerging technologies are on the line. But when Dr. Wernher Von Braun realizes that his rocket - the Redstone/Jupiter C - will not be powerful enough to reach orbit, he seeks out the help of a young woman in California who may hold the key to putting America back in the Space Race. Born on a small farm in Ray, North Dakota, and recruited as a wartime chemist for the U.S. Government after only one year of college, Mary Sherman suddenly finds herself at the center of a political and technological maelstrom. This new stage play, ROCKET GIRL, is the heretofore untold story of a young woman's crucial contribution to the heroic behind-the-scenes efforts to regain America's rightful place in the coming Age of Space.< Less
ROCKET GIRL By GEORGE MORGAN
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The year is 1957. The Cold War. An undeclared Space Race. The United States and the Soviet Union are locked in a battle to see which country will be the first to place a satellite into orbit. ... More > The stakes are high. International prestige, national pride, and the control of a host of emerging technologies are on the line. But when Dr. Wernher Von Braun realizes that his rocket - the Redstone/Jupiter C - will not be powerful enough to reach orbit, he seeks out the help of a young woman in California who may hold the key to putting America back in the Space Race. Born on a small farm in Ray, North Dakota, and recruited as a wartime chemist for the U.S. Government after only one year of college, Mary Sherman suddenly finds herself at the center of a political and technological maelstrom. This new stage play, ROCKET GIRL, is the heretofore untold story of a young woman's crucial contribution to the heroic behind-the-scenes efforts to regain America's rightful place in the coming Age of Space.< Less
Sun in Flight Vol. ll SPOOK By Julian Knuckles
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SUN IN FLIGHT is tragi-comedy. Three generations of Kindlers inhabit a world lurching from Hiroshima to Woodstock to 9/11. Terror of the Bomb becomes fear of Terror. Dreamtime magic seeps into... More > daytime reality. The wider focus is on the arms race. In SPOOK, the second volume, Cal joins the new CIA, is posted to London and marries Vik’s sister, Maggie. Twins Harry and Sammy arrive in 1949. Cal, now undercover Air Force, ‘guards’ Fort Knox gold. He stays in touch with Cameron Sykes at the British Foreign Office and Burl Deavins, ex college roomie, ex Manhattan Project and now with Von Braun at White Sands. Burl keeps Cal posted on arms race lunacy and in 1953 they watch the DOD’s atomic show near what is now Las Vegas. Dreams loom, the Oakshotts visit Louisville and Cal wangles a transfer back to London, where he joins Gorms and grows fat. The book closes with Suez and Sputnik.< Less
Der Blinde und die schwarze Sonne By NIWLAG
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Für Jugendliche ab 16 Jahre geeignet. Preußen-König Friedrich II. erlässt im Jahr 1870 den Befehl an seine Generäle, die NOWAWESER Kolonie in Potsdam sei zu errichten. Viele... More > Handwerker und Gewerbetreibende finden eine neue Existenz. Ab 1933 finden die Braunen hier ihren Nährboden, meine Romanfigur ERICH HINTERLAUF, er wird einer der Mächtigen in der neuen Kolonie, es ist ein Ungelehrter von der Monster- Akademie, mit zwei Seelen im Kopf. Er wird schnell ein mächtiger Nazi im 3.Reich, ein Vertrauter der Mächtigen.Im KZ WEWELSBURG begegnet er seinen Schulkollegen und der jüdischen Nachbarin, eine unheimliche Begegnung für viele Jahre. Für eine Woche ist er im Paradies mit seiner Liebsten, danach stellt er sich krank und blind. Er lebt mit seinen Lügen ,jede Lüge ist aber auch schon wieder eine Lüge. Die unheimliche Begegnung mit den zwei Juden zehrt an seiner Gesundheit, sie macht ihn krank. Als die Alliierten und die Rote Armee 1945 über die Nazis siegen ist er dann angeblich blind.< Less
Brief History of the U.S. Space Program from the End of World War II Through the International Space Station By Roberto Miguel Rodriguez
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This essay narrates a brief history of the US space since its early beginnings to the International Space Station, including the space policy of the current Obama Administration. It briefly... More > highlights the important contributions of German scientist Werner von Braun in the US and Sergei Pavlovich Korolev in the former Soviet Union and concludes with a couple of examples about both the cooperation and conflict within the American civilian and military agencies, to illustrate which has characterized the history of our space program since its early beginnings until our days.< Less
Heroes of the Reich By Mike Walsh
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Churchill's war catapulted ordinary people into global fame. This multi-biography provides illustrated vignettes of those who freely gave their loyalty and their lives to the Führer’s... More > Reich. Heroes of the Reich offer a potpourri of normal Germans facing the combined onslaught by British, the Soviet and American Empires. It salutes the bravery of those whose efforts remind us that war not only brings out the worst in us but the best also. Some vignettes are obviously colourful: U-Boat Commander Gunther Prien, the Aviator Hanna Reitsch, Luftwaffe ace pilot Baron von Werra, and SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Otto Skorzeny. Less recognised the French Divisions who were the last defenders of Berlin, Spanish Waffen SS, rocket scientist Werner von Braun and classical musicians Herbert von Karajan and Elizabeth Schwarzkopf. We salute the true heroes of the Reich whose courage lives on to inspire all those caught up in war.< Less
From the Earth to the Moon By Jules Verne
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The single most important work of fiction in the history of astronautics...in fact, it can be argued that Jules Verne literally invented the science of astronautics in this seminal novel. Originally... More > published in 1865, it inspired and influenced every important figure in the history of modern space flight, from Konstantin Tsiolkovsky and Hermann Oberth to Wernher von Braun and Robert Goddard. In addition to its prescience, it is a biting and often excrutiatingly funny satire of America and Americans. This edition is a brand-new translation of both From the Earth to the Moon and its sequel, Round the Moon. It contains all of the illustrations from the original French editions as well as special appendices.< Less

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