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Spring Grass and Comanche Moons By Mary Sue Wafer
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A sizeable caravan of Kalderash Gypsies who had wintered along the south banks of the Colorado River were on the move again. They were to join a Machwaya tribe of Romany Travellers at the fork of the... More > Brazos when “the first blossoms appear on the Mountain Laurel bushes and the intoxicating fragrance of purple sage fills the prairie air.” A freak snowstorm in late February of 1850 lingered into early spring, transforming the verdant terrain of the Hill Country into a ghostly camouflage for much too long. This seemingly sudden thaw was cruelly orchestrated to coincide with the natural progression of April’s annual flooding rains. Having no containment and no direction in which to flow, the fugitive force of raging waters, laced with generous chunks of ice, churned across the land with little resistance. Like a formless buzzsaw, it created narrow rivulets, rearranging limestone boulders and gouging wide ravines until its energy was spent.< Less
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A sizeable caravan of Kalderash Gypsies who had wintered along the south banks of the Colorado River were on the move again. They were to join a Machwaya tribe of Romany Travellers at the fork of the... More > Brazos when “the first blossoms appear on the Mountain Laurel bushes and the intoxicating fragrance of purple sage fills the prairie air.” A freak snowstorm in late February of 1850 lingered into early spring, transforming the verdant terrain of the Hill Country into a ghostly camouflage for much too long. This seemingly sudden thaw was cruelly orchestrated to coincide with the natural progression of April’s annual flooding rains. Having no containment and no direction in which to flow, the fugitive force of raging waters, laced with generous chunks of ice, churned across the land with little resistance. Like a formless buzzsaw, it created narrow rivulets, rearranging limestone boulders and gouging wide ravines until its energy was spent.< Less
The Quest of the Four: A Story of the Comanches and Buena Vista By Joseph A. Altsheler
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The Quest of the Four is a Story of the Comanches and Buena Vista was published in 1911 worked by Joseph A. Altsheler. With illustrated by D. APPLETON AND COMPANY. Joseph Alexander Altsheler was an... More > American author of popular juvenile historical fiction.< Less
COMANCHE INDISCHE REZEPTE By David W. Boothe
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This book contains many natural recipes that the Comanche people of Oklahoma and the surrounding states have eaten for hundreds of years. Based on wild game, corn and the naturally occuring plant... More > life they found near there encampments, these recipes should bring a natural flavor to anyone willing to try them. Inspired by my sister-in law's, Jutta Weis, acceptance of her own heritage, I wanted to introduce these flavors to anyone willing to try them. Dieses Buch enthält viele natürliche Rezepte, die Comanche Menschen in Oklahoma und die umliegenden Staaten seit Hunderten von Jahren gegessen haben. Auf der Grundlage von frei lebendem Wild, Mais und die natürlich vorkommende Pflanze Leben sie in der Nähe von dort lagern fanden, diese Rezepte sollten bringen einen natürlichen Geschmack für alle bereit, um sie auszuprobieren. Inspiriert von meiner Schwester-in-Law, Jutta Weis, Akzeptanz des eigenen Erbes, ich wollte diesen Aromen für alle bereit, die versuchen, sie einzuführen.< Less
Boeing-Sikorsky RAH-66 "Comanche" By Daniel Salvanés López
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Desde la simple definición de autogiro, helicóptero y aerodino hacia una inmersión completa sobre la aeronave RAH-66, mas conocida como “Comanche”. Un recorrido por... More > todos los recovecos de esta magnífica máquina voladora que jamás fue finalizada a pesar de sus grandes cualidades y las pruebas finales que demostraron su gran valía. Sin duda, una gran obra con un gran contenido.< Less
Gwendal 16 - Le comanche à roulettes By Yannig Derenne
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Victime d'un accident d'hélicoptère, le commandant Lionel est gravement blessé. Gwendal lui apporte son soutien au cours de sa convalescence, malgré son comportement... More > imprévisible. Au centre de rééducation, Lionel va-t-il recouvrer la marche ? Il finit par chasser Gwendal sous prétexte qu'il le dérange. L'été s'étire péniblement lorsque Lionel le rappelle pour lui faire part d'un projet inattendu. Plusieurs handicapés ont disparu et il veut suivre leur trace. Gwendal arrivera-t-il à temps pour le sauver d'une issue horrible ?< Less
Ride the Wind: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Last Days of the Comanche Study Guide By BookRags.com
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Ride the Wind: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Last Days of the Comanche Study Guide consists of approx. 53 pages of summaries and analysis on Ride the Wind: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker... More > and the Last Days of the Comanche by Lucia St Clair Robson.< Less
Cynthia Ann Parker: The Story of Her Capture: At the Massacre of the Inmates of Parker's Fort; of Her Quarter of a Century Spent Among the Comanches, As the Wife of the War Chief, Peta Nocona and of Her Recapture At the Battle of Pease River By James T. DeShields
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In the month of June, 1884, there appeared in the columns of the Forth Worth Gazette an advertisement signed by the Comanche chief, Quanah Parker, and dated from the reservation near Fort Sill, in... More > the Indian Territory, inquiring for a photograph of his late mother, Cynthia Ann Parker, which served to revive interest in a tragedy which has always been enveloped in a greater degree of mournful romance and pathos than any of the soul-stirring episodes of our pioneer life, so fruitful of incidents of an adventurous nature.< Less
Cynthia Ann Parker: The Story of Her Capture: At the Massacre of the Inmates of Parker's Fort ; of her quarter of a Century Spent Among the Comanches, as the wife of the War Chief, Peta Nocona; and of Her Recapture at the Battle of Pease River By James T. DeShields
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In the month of June, 1884, there appeared in the columns of the Forth Worth Gazette an advertisement signed by the Comanche chief, Quanah Parker, and dated from the reservation near Fort Sill, in... More > the Indian Territory, inquiring for a photograph of his late mother, Cynthia Ann Parker, which served to revive interest in a tragedy which has always been enveloped in a greater degree of mournful romance and pathos than any of the soul-stirring episodes of our pioneer life, so fruitful of incidents of an adventurous nature.< Less
Cynthia Ann Parker: The Story of Her Capture: At the Massacre of the Inmates of Parker's Fort ; of her quarter of a Century Spent Among the Comanches, as the wife of the War Chief, Peta Nocona; and of Her Recapture at the Battle of Pease River By James T. DeShields
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CONTEMPORARY with, and among the earliest of the daring and hardy pioneers that penetrated the eastern portion of the Mexican province of Texas, were the "Parker family" who immigrated from... More > Cole county, Illinois, in the fall of the year 1833, settling on the west side of the Navasota Creek, near the site of the present town of Groesbeck, in Limestone county, one or two of the family coming a little earlier and some a little later. The elder John Parker was a native of Virginia, resided for a time in Elbert county, Georgia, but chiefly reared his family in Bedford county, Tennessee, whence in 1818 he removed to Illinois.< Less