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Examines the momentous turning points of 1941-1943: Hitler's invasion of Russia; America's entry into the conflict; the devastating Thousand Bomber Raids over Germany; the long struggle in the deserts of North Africa; and the defeat of the U-boats in the crucial Battle of the Atlantic.
Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of hard-fighting, horse-riding female warriors. The author travels to the grasslands of Central Asia, from the edge of the ancient Greek world to the borderlands of China, to discover the truth about the warrior women mythologized as Amazons.
The Cold War is one of the furthest-reaching and longest-lasting conflicts in modern history. This book draws on exclusive interviews with individuals who lived through the conflict's key events, offering a variety of perspectives that reveal how the Cold War was experienced by ordinary people.
On 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan. By the time the sea retreated, more than 18,000 people had been crushed, burned to death, or drowned. This is an account of an epic tragedy, told through the personal accounts of those who lived through it.
When Britain declared war against Germany in September 1939, thousands of young men sailed across the English Channel to fight for their country. Among them were the seven soldiers, some of whom joined out of patriotism, others for adventure or the prospect of a secure wage. In this book, they share their stories.
Iasteroid ebukhulu bulingana neNtaba yeTafi le yawela kwindawo ekunamhlanje nje ebizwa ngokuba nguMzantsi Afrika kwiminyaka eziibhiliyoni ezimbini eyadlulayo, yaza ngoko ke yaphawula le ndawo.
A tale of a real-life Robinson Crusoe and his total retreat from human society.
An accessible synthesis of the prescient best seller exploring seventeenth-century catastrophe and the impact of climate change