South African Memories
Lady Sarah Wilson
Lady Sarah Wilson, became one of the first woman war correspondents in 1899, when she was recruited by Alfred Harmsworth to cover the Siege of Mafeking for the Daily Mail during the Second Boer War....More on Lady Sarah Wilson
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The Roman Triumvirates by Charles Merivale
In this short volume, the British historian, Charles Merivale, describes the long conflict by which the rule of one man replaced the Roman Republic. H...
The Marne: A Tale of the War by Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton had been living in France for many years when WWI began. Like many in Europe, Wharton was frustrated and angry at America’s reluctance t...
The Cruise of the Snark by Jack London
The Cruise of the Snark is a non-fictional, illustrated book by Jack London chronicling his sailing adventure in 1907 across the south Pacific in his...
The Romance of the Romanoffs by Joseph Martin McCabe
The eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were periods of stark contrast between the opulent lifestyle of the rich and the extreme pove...
The Naval War of 1812 by Theodore Roosevelt
The Naval War of 1812 is Theodore Roosevelt's first book, published in 1882. It covers the naval battles and technology used during the War of 1812. I...
The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 by Leander Stillwell
The Story of a Common Soldier is a compelling coming of age tale that will appeal not only to Civil War buffs but to anyone who enjoys autobiographies...
The Story of Joan of Arc by Andrew Lang
The story begins in the early 1400 hundreds and Joan of Arc being a child with thirteen years old and one day she was outside and she hears something...
Daring Deeds of Famous Pirates by Edward Keble Chatterton
Edward Chatterton, a prolific British author of maritime adventures, presents fascinating stories of pirates and their exploits from earliest times th...
Across the Reef: The Marine Assault of Tarawa by Joseph H. Alexander
"Tarawa Atoll is 2085 miles southwest of Pearl Harbor and 540 miles southeast of Kwajalein in the Marshalls. Betio is the principal island in the atol...
Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland by Frederick Herman Tilberg
The American Civil War battle at Antietam, Maryland,(called Sharpsburg by the Confederacy) on 17 September 1862, has been called the bloodiest day of...
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