War & Military

Theodore Winthrop: A Civil War Narrative Aborted by Death

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Theodore Winthrop


Theodore Winthrop (1828 – 1861) was a charismatic writer, lawyer, and world traveler. In the New York Seventh Regiment, he was one of the fi…

A Study Of Army Camp Life During American Revolution

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Mary Hazel Snuff


Housing, Food, Clothing, Health, Sanitation, Recreation, Religion, Duties, Discipline. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the req…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 6: Part 3: Martin Guerre

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Alexandre Dumas


Martin Guerre was a French peasant that, during a long absence, was famously impersonated in the 16th century. Although the real Martin Guer…

Stories of the Ships

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Lewis R. Freeman


While most associate the "Great War" with trenches, barbed wire, machine guns, and poison gas, ships played roles in the military …

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 3: Mary Stuart (version 2)

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Alexandre Dumas


The contents of these volumes of 'Celebrated Crimes', as well as the motives which led to their inception, are unique. They are a series of …

The Wars of the Roses 1377-1471

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Robert Balmain Mowat


The Wars of the Roses, 1377-1471, were a series of English civil wars fought for the control of the throne of England between two rival cade…

Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes Of The Civil War

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Various


Seven narratives published in the late nineteenth century and assembled in this 1913 collection. - Summary by david wales

The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775

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Abraham Tomlinson


"Perceiving that much of the intrinsic value of these Journals would consist in a proper understanding of the historical facts to which…

Margaret of Angoulême, Queen of Navarre

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Agnes Mary Frances Robinson


Margaret of Angoulême, Queen of Navarre (Marguerite de Navarre), (1492-1549), was the sister of Francis I, King of France. She was hig…

The Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949

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International Commitee of the Red Cross, Marius De Zayas and International Committee Of The Red Cross


"This Convention represents the fourth updated version of the Geneva Convention on the wounded and sick following those adopted in 1864…

History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 4

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Friedrich Schiller


Volume Four covers the battle of Lutzen (November, 1633) to the death of Wallenstein (February, 1634) focusing on the reaction of the Protes…

The War Poems of Siegfried Sassoon

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Siegfried Sassoon


Siegfried Sassoon was one of the first to write poetry about the brutal reality of war, based on his real-life experiences in the trenches. …

Cardinal Wolsey

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Mandell Creighton


Cardinal Thomas Wolsey (1473-1530) will always be remembered as the Lord Chancellor who fell from power when he failed to obtain the annulme…

Our Army at the Front

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Heywood Broun


During the US deployment in Europe in the final years of the Great War (WWI), the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) was accompanied by nota…

Stories of North Pole Adventure

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Frank Mundell


This volume does not pretend to be a history of Artic exploration. My aim has been to narrate some of the most thrilling incidents of Polar …

Extracts from a Diary Kept by the Rev. R. Burrows during Heke's War in the Nort…

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Robert Burrows


An eye-witness account of the so-called Flagstaff War, fought between Maori warriors, led by Hone Heke, and British troops between March 184…

The Private Soldier Under Washington

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Charles Knowles Bolton


Much was been written about the American Revolution, but our knowledge of the private solders of the patriot army is confined chiefly to Was…

Lord Clive

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Thomas Babington Macaulay


Robert Clive was, in Macaulay’s view, the real founder of British power in India. Macaulay himself served on the Governor’s Council in India…

England Since Waterloo

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John Arthur Ransome Marriott


"England Since Waterloo" by Sir John Arthur Ransome Marriott (1859-1945) was first published in 1913 and went through many edition…

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