Download The War Diary of Clare Gass, 1915-1918 by Clare Gass, Susan Mann PDF

By Clare Gass, Susan Mann

The diary unearths a girl who took it with no consideration that she should still do every thing attainable to help the battle attempt and info her care of the unwell and wounded at No. three Canadian normal sanatorium (McGill), 40 miles at the back of the trenches, in addition to at No. 2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, the place she was once inside variety of the shells. mixed with Susan Mann's delicate and considerate advent, the Gass diary offers a clean examine Canadian participation within the First international warfare. it's going to attract quite a lot of readers with an curiosity in army background, women's background, clinical heritage, gender and conflict, diaries, and the historical past of nursing.

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Download The Twilight of the Middle Class: Post-World War II American by Andrew Hoberek PDF

By Andrew Hoberek

In The Twilight of the center Class, Andrew Hoberek demanding situations the generally held inspiration that post-World conflict II American fiction eschewed the industrial for the mental or the non secular. examining works via Ayn Rand, Ralph Ellison, Saul Bellow, Phillip Roth, Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Pynchon, Don DeLillo, and others, he indicates how either the shape and content material of postwar fiction spoke back to the transformation of the yankee center classification from small homeowners to white-collar staff. within the strategy, he produces "compelling new bills of identification politics and postmodernism that might be of curiosity to an individual who reads or teaches modern fiction.

Hoberek argues that regardless of the monetary earnings and activity safety loved via the postwar center classification, the transition to white-collar employment prepared the ground for its present precarious country in a rustic marked by way of more and more deep type divisions. Postwar fiction supplied the center classification with quite a few innovative substitutes for its former property-owning independence, substitutes that in view that then haven't in basic terms allowed yet abetted this class's downward mobility. To learn this fiction within the mild of the middle-class event is hence not just to revive the severed connections among literary and fiscal "history within the moment half the 20th "century, yet to discover the roots of the modern difficulty of the center class.

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Download 60 Years Behind the Wheel. The Cars We Drove in Canada, by Bill Sherk PDF

By Bill Sherk

Winner of the 2004 foreign Gallery of remarkable Printing Bronze Award for impressive Craftsmanship in construction, and the Ontario Printing and Imaging organization Excellence in Print Awards, counseled for the 2004 Honourable point out for exceptional Craftsmanship in construction
From rumble seats and operating broads to energy tops and tailfins, 60 Years at the back of the Wheel captures the fun of motoring in Canada from the sunrise of the 20 th century to 1960. There are interesting tales of autos with out steerage wheels, and interesting photos of old autos from around the nation. From the Studebaker to the Lincoln-Zephyr, from the showroom to the scrapyard, listed here are over a hundred and fifty cars owned and pushed by way of Canadians.

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Download Unauthorized Entry: The Truth about Nazi War Criminals in by Howard Margolian PDF

By Howard Margolian

Is Canada a haven for Nazi warfare criminals? struggle crimes advocacy teams, the media, or even a royal fee have recommended it truly is. Margolian demanding situations that idea, disproving accusations of presidency indifference and complicity to put the blame the place it belongs-on the warfare criminals themselves. Impeccably researched and engagingly written, this publication is bound to make waves, either in the public at huge and between advocacy teams on each side of the conflict crimes issue.

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Download The Silver Chair (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 6) by C. S. Lewis PDF

By C. S. Lewis

Illustrations during this booklet seem in brilliant complete colour on a whole colour booklet machine, and in wealthy black and white on all different devices.

Narnia . . . the place giants wreak havoc . . . the place evil weaves a spell . . . the place appeal rules.

Through risks untold and caverns deep and darkish, a noble band of acquaintances is shipped to rescue a prince held captive. yet their project to Underland brings them face-to-face with an evil extra appealing and extra lethal than they ever expected.

The Silver Chair is the 6th publication in C.S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia, a sequence that has develop into a part of the canon of vintage literature, drawing readers of every age right into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over fifty years. this can be a entire stand-alone learn, but when you must realize what occurs within the ultimate days of Narnia, learn The final Battle, the 7th and concluding e-book within the Chronicles of Narnia.

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Download A Fable by William Faulkner PDF

By William Faulkner

This novel gained either the Pulitzer Prize and the nationwide booklet Award in 195. An allegorical tale of global battle I, set within the trenches in France and working ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment, it used to be initially thought of a pointy departure for Faulkner. lately it has become famous as one among his significant works and a vital a part of the Faulkner oeuvre. Faulkner himself fought within the struggle, and his descriptions of it "rise to magnificence," in response to the hot York occasions, and comprise, in Malcolm Cowley's phrases, "some of the main robust scenes he ever conceived."

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Download First Special Service Force 1942-44 by Bret Werner PDF

By Bret Werner

This recognized unit used to be shaped with 3 battalions in July 1942, for detailed operations in occupied Norway, from handpicked US and Canadian volunteers who have been proficient in parachute, amphibious, ski, mountain and demolition operations and different 'Special Forces' talents. Their education base was once fortress Harrison, Montana. within the occasion the strength first observed wrestle in Italy. There they exclusive themselves, at heavy expense, within the battles of l. a. Difensa (Dec 1943), Mte Majo (Jan 1944), at the Anzio beachhead (Feb¿May 1944) and within the race to Rome, which they really liberated. Their uniforms, garments and weaponry had many particular good points reflecting their bi-national composition and professional skills.
The FSSF fought with a ferocious ability which earned them a fearsome popularity. At Anzio, even though at in basic terms part energy, they effectively held no less than 1 / 4 of the whole beachhead and have been the spearhead of the ultimate breakout in the direction of Rome. Famed for his or her night-time combating skill, the Germans named them "Die Schwartze Teuflen" ¿ the Black Devils (they blacked their faces with boot polish). in spite of the fact that, after enjoying the South of France crusade in Aug¿Nov 1944 the strength used to be disbanded, survivors passing to different devices. 1,800 males at complete power, they'd accounted for 12,000 enemy casualties, taken 7,000 prisoners and skilled a six hundred% attrition fee.

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Download A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory) by Sarah Sundin PDF

By Sarah Sundin

By no means lovely adequate to delight her lovely mom, Allie will do whatever to achieve her approval--even marry a guy she does not love. Lt. Walter Novak--fearless within the cockpit yet hopeless with women--takes his final furlough at domestic in California earlier than being shipped abroad. Walt and Allie meet at a marriage and their love of song attracts them jointly, prompting them to start a correspondence that may swap their lives. As letters fly among Walt's muddy bomber base in England and Allie's mansion in an orange grove, their friendship binds them jointly. yet can they untangle the secrets and techniques, commitments, and expectancies that continue them aside? Melody is the 1st publication within the WINGS OF GLORY sequence, which follows the 3 Novak brothers, B-17 bomber pilots with the U.S. 8th Air strength stationed in England in the course of global battle II.

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