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We Once Were Enemies

Author : Bruce Frazer
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This is a story about hundreds of very young, very brave men who overcame their self-preservation instincts to fight in one of the most costly and fiercely fought aerial engagements in history. It was Mission 115 flown by the 8th U.S. Air Force October 14, 1943 (this was the second raid on Schweinfurt). The objective was to cripple Germany s ball-bearing manufacturing capability, 50 percent of which was believed to be in Schweinfurt. A daytime raid, it included 291 B-17's based in England. Sixty aircraft with 10-man crews were shot down, an additional 5 crashed in England, 12 others were so severely damaged they were scrapped, and 121 were battle damaged. Hundreds of Americans were killed, wounded or imprisoned for the remainder of the war. There were few winners, mostly losers in the air or on the ground. The Mission Commander, Col. Budd Peaslee, and Lead Pilot Captain J. Kemp McLaughlin (now a retired Brigadier General [BG]) sat side-by-side as they led the 291 plane, 30 mile-long, bomber stream. The book includes BG McLaughlin s first- hand descriptions of the mission as only the lead pilot could recount. None of the American crew members would forget the rat-tat-tat sound of their machine guns or the sight of airplanes flown by friends disintegrating or simply blowing up as they flew toward their Schweinfurt target or back to their bases in England. Personal narratives from the men who flew this mission and after-action reports say much about these gut-wrenching experiences, but where, when and how did it all start? Equally important, how did it end; how did once bitter enemies become lifelong friends who do all they can to prevent such carnage in the future? REVIEWS "I found myself captivated by your writing looking forward to seeing more of your work!" Erik Lindbergh, son of Charles Lindbergh "Bruce Frazier has a gift for finding unusual story angles for well-known historic events. His first-rate research skills combined with his remarkable storytelling bring the reader a whole new perspective." Tom Haines, editor-in-chief, Sr. VP Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association"

She Had No Enemies

Author : Dennis Fleming
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Dennis Fleming's 18-yr-old sister, Mickey, was murdered by serial killer Anthony J. LaRette, Jr. An intensely personal true crime memoir. Through a combination of solid journalism and introspective reflection, Dennis weaves an intricate story filled with sadness, anger, and even humor about his attempts to cope with the greatest tragedy he'd ever known. A life-affirming story about one man's twenty-five-year search for meaning and fulfillment in the face of a devastating situation. It's also about keeping a promise to someone you love. From the shocking details of Mickey's murder and his subsequent suicide attempt to the mixed feelings he experienced as he witnessed LaRette's execution, Dennis delves deeply into the complex process of coming to grips with his sister's death and of eventually finding forgiveness in his heart for her killer.


Author : Jonathan W . Ledet
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Powerful bold wisdom comes from the author in Unknown Enemies to a Nation. Learn how to identify downfalls and obstacles, and enemies. So maybe your best friend is sleeping with your wife are girl friend, are maybe you are your own enemy. Hear about stories and unidentified enemies that you may not notice, but you will anticipate many stumbling blocks before you stumble. Please don't get offended with Unknown Enemies to a Nation, because it is all truth , and it is happening in our society. Brutality , racism, and back stabbing . Enhance your knowledge by the stories and the bold wisdom. "If it's wrong to know who what and where my enemy is I would rather be wrong than right"( Jonathan Wayne Ledet) Author.

The Enemies of Versailles

Author : Sally Christie
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In the final installment of Sally Christie’s “tantalizing” (New York Daily News) Mistresses of Versailles trilogy, Jeanne Becu, a woman of astounding beauty but humble birth, works her way from the grimy back streets of Paris to the palace of Versailles, where the aging King Louis XV has become a jaded and bitter old philanderer. Jeanne bursts into his life and, as the Comtesse du Barry, quickly becomes his official mistress. “That beastly bourgeois Pompadour was one thing; a common prostitute is quite another kettle of fish.” After decades of suffering the King's endless stream of Royal Favorites, the princesses of the Court have reached a breaking point. Horrified that he would bring the lowborn Comtesse du Barry into the hallowed halls of Versailles, Louis XV’s daughters, led by the indomitable Madame Adelaide, vow eternal enmity and enlist the dauphine Marie Antoinette in their fight against the new mistress. But as tensions rise and the French Revolution draws closer, a prostitute in the palace soon becomes the least of the nobility’s concerns. Told in Christie’s witty and engaging style, the final book in The Mistresses of Versailles trilogy will delight and entrance fans as it once again brings to life the sumptuous and cruel world of eighteenth century Versailles, and France as it approaches irrevocable change.

Christ as made known to the Ancient Church an exposition of the Revelation of Divine Grace as unfolded in the Old Testament Scriptures

Author : Robert GORDON (D.D., of the Free High Church, Edinburgh.)
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Parliamentary Debates

Author : New South Wales. Parliament
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Author : Colin Richards
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Enemies at Every Turn

Author : David Donachie
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Free from jail, Lieutenant John Pearce is not free from the smugglers whose boat he stole - they want bloody revenge and are prepared to chase him to the ends of the earth to get it. Granted a commission by William Pitt, Pearce evades his pursuers by undertaking a dangerous mission. As high rebellious ambition turns to bloody disaster, Pearce must extricate himself from peril - along with old flame Amelie Labordiere - and rejoin Admiral Howe's fleet. The danger for the Pelicans is only just beginning, however, as Howe's collision with a French fleet climaxes in one of the greatest battles of the Revolutionary War: the Battle of the Glorious First of June.

A Forgotten Promise

Author : Sophie Barwick
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An ancient and half forgotten treaty exists between the Immortal Jilliian and the human Nattiine, but why should anyone honour it when the Humans have forgotten the existence of such an agreement? At least that is what Annaramani believes, but when she finds herself offered to the humans as part of the treaty what will she do? And what will happen when she discovers a long standing enemy of both people encamped within the kings mind? Will she stay and protect her two new friends or will she run to save her own skin?

To Love One s Enemies

Author : Jennifer Hobhouse Balme
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Emily Hobhouse, 1860-1926, was one of the first great women of the twentieth century. She was a feminist, a pacifist and an internationalist, and above all a humanitarian. She worked tirelessly for the disadvantaged and, in the case of the South African women and children who were herded into concentration camps by Lord Kitchener, was relentless in expound¬ing their cause. This took great courage. She was deported from Cape Town, and was unable to get legal redress. Emily Hobhouse's young life was spent in a tiny village in east Cornwall where her father was Rector and it was only when he died that she was able to expand her horizons. She was 35 and untrained. She went to Minnesota, USA, to do welfare work for Cornish miners and formed an unfortunate relationship with a man who became Mayor of the town. They planned to marry and live in Mexico. Emily spent a trying time until the engagement was broken off just before the Boer War started. After the war she travelled through the ravaged areas of South Africa and devised a successful scheme of home industries for young girls on isolated farms. Illness forced her to seek refuge in Italy where she remained almost to the beginning of World War I, and began her famous corre-spondence first with J.C. Smuts and then with Isabel Steyn. Her comments on the events of the day show unusual foresight. She was loved by the people of South Africa and admired by those like Mahatma Gandhi who asked for her help. She was a bit of a painter, a writer and an entertainer, and in spite of ill-health travelled easily between countries, even in the midst of the first World War when she went to Germany, and hoped to obtain peace. Returning to Europe after that war Emily Hobhouse put into a place a number of schemes to help the impoverished, but the cry of the children of Leipzig won her particular sympathy, and with the help of the Save the Children Fund and later the South Africans she devised a feeding scheme for them. The South Africans so admired her that they clubbed together to buy her a little house in Cornwall, at St. Ives. Later Emily moved to London where she died, 8th June 1926. Her remains were cremated and the ashes buried at the foot of the memorial for the women and children who died in the Anglo Boer War for whom she had worked so hard. This book contains an outline of Emily Hobhouse's life and work including much new material; official and un-official records of the Concentration Camps set up by Lord Kitchener in the Anglo Boer War; many letters, and correspondence with J.C. Smuts and Isabel Steyn, wife of the ex-President of the Orange Free State.

The Enemies of Women Los Enemigos De La Mujer

Author : Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
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Young England

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NKJV Believe eBook

Author : Zondervan,
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It’s one thing to know the story of the Bible. It’s another thing to live it. Grounded in carefully selected Scripture, Believe, NKJV is a unique spiritual growth experience that takes you on a journey to think, act, and be more like Jesus. Pastor Randy Frazee walks you through the ten key beliefs of the Christian faith, the ten key Practices of a Jesus-follower, and the ten key Virtues that characterize someone who is becoming more like Jesus. Every believer needs to ask these three questions: What do I believe? What should I do? Who am I becoming? What you believe in your heart will define who you become. God wants you to become like Jesus - it is the most truthful and powerful way to live - and the journey to becoming like Jesus begins by thinking like Jesus. When you study the life of Jesus you will notice a distinct pattern: Jesus faithfully lived in a purposeful way. Jesus compared the Christian life to a vine. He is the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in the vine of Christ, over time you will produce amazing and scrumptious fruit at the end of your branches for all to see and taste. You become like Jesus. Each chapter uses short topical passages from the New King James Version (NKJV) to help you live the story of the Bible. As you journey through this Bible, whether in a group or on your own, one simple truth will become undeniably clear: what you believe drives everything.

Enemies of Destiny

Author : Connie Hunter-Urban
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Have you been called for God’s purpose? When that happens, you should be aware that something else will occur—attacks. The enemy doesn’t want you to move into your destiny, so he uses any obstacle to keep you from continuing toward the goal. Even people. David’s life demonstrates those dynamics. However, he didn’t let his massive number of attacks deter him but continued to maneuver toward his grand destiny despite the assaults. By studying his examples, we can learn how to recognize that someone is being used by satan as our enemy and how we can emerge victorious and stronger despite the attack. As we move toward our God-ordained destiny, God will use even hard times for our good.

BURT L STANDISH Ultimate Collection 24 Action Thrillers in One Volume Illustrated

Author : Burt L. Standish
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This carefully edited collection of adventure & mystery novels has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of Contents: William George "Gilbert" Patten (1866-1945) was a writer of adventure novels, better known by his pen name Burt L. Standish. Patten used many other pseudonyms and wrote westerns and science-fiction novels, but he is most famous for his sporting stories in the Merriwell series with brothers Frank and Dick Merriwell, who became icons of All-American sportsmanship. Apart from the Merriwell stories, Patten wrote 75 complete novels and an unknown number of stories. In total, some 500 million of his books were in print, making him one of the best-selling fiction authors of all time. Table of Contents: The Merriwell Series: Frank Merriwell's Limit (Calling a Halt) Frank Merriwell's Chums Frank Merriwell Down South Frank Merriwell's Bravery Frank Merriwell at Yale (Freshman Against Freshman) Frank Merriwell's Races Frank Merriwell's Alarm (Doing His Best) Frank Merriwell's Athletes (The Boys Who Won) Frank Merriwell's Champions (All in the Game) Frank Merriwell's Return to Yale Frank Merriwell's Cruise Frank Merriwell's New Comedian (The Rise of a Star) Frank Merriwell's Reward Frank Merriwell's Backers (The Pride of His Friends) Frank Merriwell's Triumph (The Disappearance of Felicia) Frank Merriwell's Pursuit (How to Win) Frank Merriwell's Son (A Chip off the Old Block) Frank Merriwell's Nobility (The Tragedy of the Ocean Tramp) Frank Merriwell, Junior's Golden Trail (The Fugitive Professor) Dick Merriwell's Trap (The Chap Who Bungled) Dick Merriwell Abroad (The Ban of the Terrible Ten) Dick Merriwell's Pranks (Lively Times in the Orient) Other Novels: Owen Clancy's Happy Trail (The Motor Wizard in California) Lefty Locke, Pitcher-Manager

Enemies Foreign and Domestic

Author : Carl Higbie
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As seen on The Kelly File with Megyn Kelly. Carl Higbie was a member of the the Navy Seal team that captured the Butcher of Fallujah, only to later be accused of prisoner abuse. Carl Higbie was on the Navy Seal assault team that captured the most wanted man in the Middle East–the Butcher of Fallujah, Ahmed Hashim Abd Al-Isawi. But instead of receiving the hero's welcome the SEALs deserved, they were charged with prisoner abuse after Al-Isawi alleged they'd beaten him up. Carl Higbie was a witness for their defense at the courts martial. When he went public with his account of what happened, the Navy fought him tooth and nail. But Higbie fought back–and he won.

A Philosophical Dictionary To which is prefixed a memoir and portrait of the author

Author : Voltaire
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New Age Public Enemies

Author : D. E. Miller
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We pull up to her apartment, and Teddy just walks up like he owns the place. I didnt know what I was getting myself into. I knew she told me her ex was there watching the kids so I was hoping nothing would get started. I was a city boy going to a hick town. I had to come though there was something about this women that had me very intrigued. Well she introduced us and her ex kind of had an attitude. I looked at Teddy and said , He better chill the fuck out before he gets knocked the fuck out. I thought he was a joke. I couldnt understand what she had ever seen in him. She was sexy, sweet, crazy, funny and she had a pretty smile that went with her pretty eyes. She was a character I knew that she was a down chic and I could definitely kick it with her for the weekend. She went and took a shower after laying her kids down. Teddy and I kicked it in the kitchen for a bit and we clowned on Will, her ex. Then she walked out of bathroom in a black silk night gown. It wasnt really revealing, but man. Teddy caught the hint and left us alone in her room. I didnt want to just rush in because she may have been all talk, so we started talking. She laid down on the bed, and I propped myself up and we started conversating. We talked about everything. I felt so at ease with her. I mean I didnt feel like I had anything to hide from her at all. I have never felt this comfortable with a person that I just met ever. My heart was shattered and broken and the more we talked and the more I opened up. I could feel my heart melt.

Among Enemies

Author : Marguerite Kirchner
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The daughter of an affluent Austrian diplomat, Kirchner moved with her family to Germany just as Hitler's war machine was gaining momentum. Like thousands of civilians, she would be caught between clashing armies, eventually fleeing on food for safety behind Allied lines.