The War Below

This companion novel to Skrypuch's Making Bombs for Hitler follows a boy who joins the underground Ukrainian resistance in the fight against Hitler.

Author: Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9781338233032

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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This companion novel to Skrypuch's Making Bombs for Hitler follows a boy who joins the underground Ukrainian resistance in the fight against Hitler.
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The War Below

“Beautifully researched and masterfully told” (Alex Kershaw, New York Times bestselling author of Escape from the Deep), this is the riveting story of the heroic and tragic US submarine force that helped win World War II in the Pacific.

Author: James Scott

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439176856

Category: History

Page: 448

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“Beautifully researched and masterfully told” (Alex Kershaw, New York Times bestselling author of Escape from the Deep), this is the riveting story of the heroic and tragic US submarine force that helped win World War II in the Pacific. Focusing on the unique stories of three of the war’s top submarines—Silversides, Drum, and Tang—The War Below vividly re-creates the camaraderie, exhilaration, and fear of the brave volunteers who took the fight to the enemy’s coastline in World War II. Award-winning journalist James Scott recounts incredible feats of courage—from an emergency appendectomy performed with kitchen utensils to sailors’ desperate struggle to escape from a flooded submarine—as well as moments of unimaginable tragedy, including an attack on an unmarked enemy freighter carrying 1,800 American prisoners of war. The casualty rate among submariners topped that of all other military branches. The war claimed almost one out of every five submarines, and a submarine crewman was six times more likely to die than a sailor onboard a surface ship. But this valorous service accomplished its mission; Silversides, Drum, and Tang sank a combined sixty-two freighters, tankers, and transports. The Japanese were so ravaged from the loss of precious supplies that by the war’s end, pilots resorted to suicidal kamikaze missions and hungry civilians ate sawdust while warships had to drop anchor due to lack of fuel. In retaliation, the Japanese often beat, tortured, and starved captured submariners in the atrocious prisoner of war camps. Based on more than 100 interviews with submarine veterans and thousands of pages of previously unpublished letters and diaries, The War Below lets readers experience the battle for the Pacific as never before.
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Study Guide Student Workbook for the War Below

The Student Workbooks are designed to get students thinking critically about the text they read and provide a guided study format to facilitate in improved learning and retention.

Author: David Lee

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1090404123

Category: Study Aids

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The Student Workbooks are designed to get students thinking critically about the text they read and provide a guided study format to facilitate in improved learning and retention. Teachers and Homeschool Instructors may use the activities included to improve student learning and organization. Students will construct and identify the following areas of knowledge. Character IdentificationEventsLocationVocabularyMain IdeaConflictAnd more as appropriate to the text.
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Who s Who in World War I

As GOC First Army, in April 1917, Below conducted a capable defence against
the ill-fated nivelle offensive. He spent the latter part of the war directing the
writing of a new German army infantry manual, incorporating the lessons of the
war.

Author: John Bourne

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134767526

Category: History

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Featuring over 1,000 alphabetically arranged, biographical entries, Who's Who in World War One builds up a complete and vivid picture of the major figures of the Great War. The subjects are drawn not only from the political and military spheres of all thirty-two nations involved, but also from the social and cultural life of the period. This book's breadth of coverage makes it the definitive biographical guide to the First World War; * from the British air ace, Albert Ball, to the German foreign secretary, Richard von Kuhlmann * from David Lloyd George to Rasputin * from the British war poet Siegfried Sassoon to the Serbian assassin Trifko Grabez and the Emperor Wilhelm II. Each entry provides biographical data and basic factual information about its subject's role in the Great War, and in the case of major figures there is also an assessment of their reputation in the light of current scholarship. Maps, cross-referencing, a list of military ranks, a guide to further reading and a thorough introduction complete what is at once a comprehensive work of reference and a fascinating overview of a crucial period in twentieth century history.
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Winning the War on War

although the great powers refuse to use this apparatus, they also have
repeatedly declined to abolish it. The committee is ... For deployments in
interstate wars, both types had much lower rates of ongoing war, below 2 percent
of the months.

Author: Joshua S. Goldstein

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101549087

Category: Political Science

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Everyone knows: wars are getting worse, more civilians are dying, and peacemaking achieves nothing, right? Wrong. Despite all the bad-news headlines, peacekeeping is working. Fewer wars are starting, more are ending, and those that remain are smaller and more localized. But peace doesn’t just happen; it needs to be put into effect. Moreover, understanding the global decline in armed conflict is crucial as America shifts to an era of lower military budgets and operations. Preeminent scholar of international relations, Joshua Goldstein, definitively illustrates how decades of effort by humanitarian aid agencies, popular movements—and especially the United Nations—have made a measureable difference in reducing violence in our times. Goldstein shows how we can continue building on these inspiring achievements to keep winning the war on war. This updated and revised edition includes more information on a post-9-11 world, and is a perfect compendium for those wishing to learn more about the United States’ armed conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Legacy of a War

The Vietnam War spawned an opposition that was active, vociferous, and
influential. ... Below we will summarize the character of our sample in terms of
involvement in the antiwar movement and the extent respondents expressed
support for ...

Author: Ellen Frey-Wouters

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000149685

Category: History

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A survey examines American attitudes toward the Vietnam War and the experiences and ideas that turned most people against the war.
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Hanoi s War

An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam Lien-Hang T. Nguyen ...
their careers up to that point to the southern revolution but also because the
promotion of war below the seventeenth parallel was the key to their eventual
seizure ...

Author: Lien-Hang T. Nguyen

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN: 9780807882696

Category: History

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While most historians of the Vietnam War focus on the origins of U.S. involvement and the Americanization of the conflict, Lien-Hang T. Nguyen examines the international context in which North Vietnamese leaders pursued the war and American intervention ended. This riveting narrative takes the reader from the marshy swamps of the Mekong Delta to the bomb-saturated Red River Delta, from the corridors of power in Hanoi and Saigon to the Nixon White House, and from the peace negotiations in Paris to high-level meetings in Beijing and Moscow, all to reveal that peace never had a chance in Vietnam. Hanoi's War renders transparent the internal workings of America's most elusive enemy during the Cold War and shows that the war fought during the peace negotiations was bloodier and much more wide ranging than it had been previously. Using never-before-seen archival materials from the Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as materials from other archives around the world, Nguyen explores the politics of war-making and peace-making not only from the North Vietnamese perspective but also from that of South Vietnam, the Soviet Union, China, and the United States, presenting a uniquely international portrait.
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The War on Terror and the Framework of International Law

While the terminology of 'war' is often invoked, it should be noted that 'such
references may prove to be more of ... in fact, an 'armed conflict' or its nature.24
Instead, as discussed further below, the essential characteristic of any armed
conflict, ...

Author: Helen Duffy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107014503

Category: Law

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Analyses the international legal framework governing terrorism and counter-terrorism and assesses the legal issues relating to post-9/11 international practice.
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Florence Nightingale

Among the bas-reliefs of scenes from the Crimean War, below the recumbent
figure, is one of Florence Nightingale at Scutari. An urgent appeal to Florence
from the War Office, a fortnight after Clough's death, rescued her temporarily from
her ...

Author: Mark Bostridge

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141930800

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 704

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Winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography Mark Bostridge's Florence Nightingale is a masterful and effortlessly enjoyable biography of one of Britain's most iconic heroines. Whether honoured and admired or criticized and ridiculed, Florence Nightingale has invariably been misrepresented and misunderstood. As the Lady with the Lamp, ministering to the wounded and dying of the Crimean War, she offers an enduring image of sentimental appeal and one that is permanently lodged in our national consciousness. But the awesome scale of her achievements over the course of her 90 years is infinitely more troubling - and inspiring - than this mythical simplification. From her tireless campaigning and staggering intellectual abilities to her tortured relationship with her sister and her distressing medical condition, this vivid and immensely readable biography draws on a wealth of unpublished material and previously unseen family papers, disententagling the myth from the reality and reinvigorating with new life one of the most iconic figures in modern British history.
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The Greek World 479 323 BC

But in the decade after 404 there was a remarkable turnaround as everybody
realized just what the Spartans as victors would be like and what Spartan
liberation actually meant . The result was the Corinthian War ( below , Chapter 15
) , fought ...

Author: Alan Fredric Benjamin

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415163269

Category: Foreign Language Study

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The Greek World479'¬ ;323 BChas been an indispensable guide to classical Greek history since its first publication. Simon Hornblower has comprehensively re-written and revised his original text, bringing it up-to-date for a new generation of readers. The extensive changes include: two important new chapters '¬ ;Argos, and the Peloponnesian War the incorporation of further primary sources more than thirty new illustrations the insertion of user-friendly subheadings a completely updated bibliography. With valuable coverage of the broader Mediterranean world in which Greek culture flourished, as well as close examination of Athens, Sparta, and the other great city-states of Greece itself, this third edition of a classic work is a more essential read than ever before.
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Undeclared War

7 Constitutional Government: The Congressional War Powers, the Commander
in Chief, and the Federal Courts During the ... Below the threshold of a
declaration of war, the Federal courts have encouraged the fusion of the
congressional war ...

Author: Edward Keynes

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 0271038187

Category: Political Science

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Tours of Duty

be assigned to MACVs 224th Aviation Battalion of the 509th U.S. Army Security
Agency Group (later redesigned the Army ... Looking down at the war below, I
could feel removed from it all—even the heat because of our altitude was much ...

Author: Michael Lee Lanning

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811759311

Category: History

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These are the stories Vietnam vets tell each other at reunions and over beers.
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Rampage MacArthur Yamashita and the Battle of Manila

“Illuminating.… An eloquent testament to a doomed city and its people.” —The Wall Street Journal In early 1945, General Douglas MacArthur prepared to reclaim Manila, America’s Pearl of the Orient, which had been seized by the ...

Author: James M. Scott

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393246957

Category: History

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“Illuminating.… An eloquent testament to a doomed city and its people.” —The Wall Street Journal In early 1945, General Douglas MacArthur prepared to reclaim Manila, America’s Pearl of the Orient, which had been seized by the Japanese in 1942. Convinced the Japanese would abandon the city, he planned a victory parade down Dewey Boulevard—but the enemy had other plans. The Japanese were determined to fight to the death. The battle to liberate Manila resulted in the catastrophic destruction of the city and a rampage by Japanese forces that brutalized the civilian population, resulting in a massacre as horrific as the Rape of Nanking. Drawing from war-crimes testimony, after-action reports, and survivor interviews, Rampage recounts one of the most heartbreaking chapters of Pacific War history.
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Conscription in Britain 1939 1964

4 Survival and success The overall war strategy of the British and French in 1939
– 40 was passive . ... Below the Belgian frontier and north of the end of the
Maginot Line , the British Expeditionary Force ( BEF ) was largely out of contact
with ...

Author: Roger Broad

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0714657018

Category: History

Page: 307

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Compulsory military service in Britain can be traced back to Anglo-Saxon times, but it was only in the twentieth century that it became universal. Conscription occurred during both world wars with a total of eight million men in total being conscripted into the army, navy and air forces, and after the end of the Second World War compulsory service continued for another eighteen years to meet overseas commitments and under the threat of the Cold War. Conscription in Britain 1939-1963 outlines the historical record of conscription from the fyrd of the Dark Ages, through to Nelson's day and up to and including the First World War. The book goes on to concentrate on conscription during the Second World War and National Service which continued in the decades afterwards. The strategic and political considerations that governed British military recruitment in the period 1939-1963 are described and analyzed. Individual experiences in the services are examined, putting human flesh on the strategic and political skeleton. The book looks at aspects of conscription including the demands made on the services, how officers and men were selected and trained, and how discipline was imposed. The years following the Second World War are also investigated, considering the effect of twenty four years continuous conscription on the services themselves; on women's rights; on attitudes towards authority and patriotism; on race issues and on the breakout of individualism in the 1960s.
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Scientific American

THE WAR . pany of artillery belonging to the regular army , were
transMiscellaneous Items . ported on three steamboats , and the next morning
they The War ... This is a very judicious movement , and the seat of war . below
Booneville .

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Publisher:

ISBN: DMM:057001634390-898139

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Stolen Girl

A companion to Making Bombs for Hitler and The War Below, this novel follows a Ukrainian girl who was kidnapped as a child to be raised by a Nazi family.

Author: Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

Publisher: Scholastic Incorporated

ISBN: 1338665146

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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A companion to Making Bombs for Hitler and The War Below, this novel follows a Ukrainian girl who was kidnapped as a child to be raised by a Nazi family. Nadia is haunted by World War II. Her memories of the war are messy, coming back to her in pieces and flashes she can't control. Though her adoptive mother says they are safe now, Nadia's flashbacks keep coming. Sometimes she remembers running, hunger, and isolation. But other times she remembers living with a German family, and attending big rallies where she was praised for her light hair and blue eyes. The puzzle pieces don't quite fit together, and Nadia is scared by what might be true. Could she have been raised by Nazis? Were they her real family? What part did she play in the war? What Nadia finally discovers about her own history will shock her. But only when she understands the past can she truly face her future. Inspired by startling true events, Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch delivers a gripping and poignant story of one girl's determination to uncover her truth.
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The Greek World 479 323 BC

The result was the Corinthian War (below, Chapter 15), fought against Sparta by
a coalition of Athens, Persia, Boiotia, Corinth, Argos, in fact a coalition both of the
Spartans' former enemies and of their former friends. In this war the Spartans ...

Author: Simon Hornblower

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136831263

Category: History

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The Greek World 479-323 BC has been an indispensable guide to classical Greek history since its first publication nearly thirty years ago. Now Simon Hornblower has comprehensively revised and partly rewritten his original text, bringing it up-to-date for yet another generation of readers. In particular, this fourth edition takes full account of recent and detailed scholarship on Greek poleis across the Hellenic world, allowing for further development of the key theme of regional variety across the Mediterranean and beyond. Other extensive changes include a new sub-chapter on Islands, a completely updated bibliography, and revised citation of epigraphic material relating to the fourth-century BC. With valuable coverage of the broader Mediterranean world in which Greek culture flourished, as well as close examination of Athens, Sparta, and the other great city-states of Greece itself, this fourth edition of a classic work is a more essential read than ever before.
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Catalogue of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum pt I March 28 1734 to c 1750 pt II 1751 to c 1760

The None fighting Captains in the late Battle to be broke go render'd incapable of
bearing any other Command than that of Swabbers on board their own Ships all
the Time of the War " . Below the design twenty - four verses of no interest or ...

Author: British Museum. Department of Prints and Drawings

Publisher:

ISBN: NWU:35556038147740

Category: Broadsides

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