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On All Fronts

Author : Clarissa Ward
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 353 pages
File Size : 55,7 Mb
Release : 2020-09-08
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780525561484

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“On All Fronts: The Education of a Journalist beautifully outlines . . . what it means to seek the truth. It gave me a new faith in the power of reporting.” —Oprah Winfrey The recipient of multiple Peabody and Murrow awards, Clarissa Ward is a world-renowned conflict reporter. In this strange age of crisis where there really is no front line, she has moved from one hot zone to the next. With multiple assignments in Syria, Egypt, and Afghanistan, Ward, who speaks seven languages, has been based in Baghdad, Beirut, Beijing, and Moscow. She has seen and documented the violent remaking of the world at close range. With her deep empathy, Ward finds a way to tell the hardest stories. On All Fronts is the riveting account of Ward’s singular career and of journalism in this age of extremism. Following a privileged but lonely childhood, Ward found her calling as an international war correspondent in the aftermath of 9/11. From her early days in the field, she was embedding with marines at the height of the Iraq War and was soon on assignment all over the globe. But nowhere does Ward make her mark more than in war-torn Syria, which she has covered extensively with courage and compassion. From her multiple stints entrenched with Syrian rebels to her deep investigations into the Western extremists who are drawn to ISIS, Ward has covered Bashar al-Assad’s reign of terror without fear. In 2018, Ward rose to new heights at CNN and had a son. Suddenly, she was doing this hardest of jobs with a whole new perspective. On All Fronts is the unforgettable story of one extraordinary journalist—and of a changing world.

Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front

Author : Robert A. Forczyk
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Page : 321 pages
File Size : 41,6 Mb
Release : 2017-03-01
Category : History
ISBN : 9780811765701

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Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front by Robert A. Forczyk Pdf

The German panzer armies that stormed the Soviet Union in 1941 were an undefeated force that had honed its tactics to a fine edge. The panzers defeated the Red Army's tanks again and again and combined with German infantry and aircraft to envelop millions of Soviet soldiers. But the Red Army's armored forces regrouped and turned the tables in 1942.

An Analysis of Manstein’s Winter Campaign on the Russian Front 1942-1943:

Author : Lt.-Col. Lawrence L. Izzo
Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
Page : 72 pages
File Size : 52,6 Mb
Release : 2015-11-06
Category : History
ISBN : 9781786254641

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An Analysis of Manstein’s Winter Campaign on the Russian Front 1942-1943: by Lt.-Col. Lawrence L. Izzo Pdf

This study is a historical analysis of the campaign waged by Field Marshal von Manstein on the Russian southern front during the winter 1942-43. The study begins just after the 6th Army’s encirclement in Stalingrad and describes the four principal phases of Manstein’s campaign: the attempted relief of the 6th Army; the protection of Army Group A as it disengaged from the Caucasus; the prevention of Manstein’s lines of communications from being cut; and the counterblow to regain the initiative. The lessons learned from the campaign provide a perspective of battle at the operational level of war. The factors leading to Manstein’s success are discussed and include: superior generalship at the operational level; superior tactical maturity of the Germans; and German tactical and operational agility. The study describes the transition from the operational defensive to the operational offensive and how a defender can have the initiative. Manstein’s use of depth is explained. The concepts of center of gravity and operational art as they pertain to this campaign are also described. The study concludes with the implications of the lessons learned for a NATO-Soviet conflict in a central European scenario. The study points out that Manstein demonstrated that victory is possible even when forced to react to the enemy’s plan. The ability of NATO to replicate, today, the agility of Manstein’s forces and the synchronization achieved by his commanders is questioned. The implications of NATO’s lack of operational depth, in contrast to Manstein, are described. The impact of changes in force design since World War II are also explained.

Hitler's War (The War That Came Early, Book One)

Author : Harry Turtledove
Publisher : Del Rey
Page : 530 pages
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Release : 2010-06-22
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780345491831

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Hitler's War (The War That Came Early, Book One) by Harry Turtledove Pdf

A stroke of the pen and history is changed. In 1938, British prime minister Neville Chamberlain, determined to avoid war, signed the Munich Accord, ceding part of Czechoslovakia to Hitler. But the following spring, Hitler snatched the rest of that country, and England, after a fatal act of appeasement, was fighting a war for which it was not prepared. Now, in this thrilling alternate history, another scenario is played out: What if Chamberlain had not signed the accord? In this action-packed chronicle of the war that might have been, Harry Turtledove uses dozens of points of view to tell the story: from American marines serving in Japanese-occupied China and ragtag volunteers fighting in the Abraham Lincoln Battalion in Spain to an American woman desperately trying to escape Nazi-occupied territory—and witnessing the war from within the belly of the beast. A tale of powerful leaders and ordinary people, at once brilliantly imaginative and hugely entertaining, Hitler’s War captures the beginning of a very different World War II—with a very different fate for our world today.


Author : Ersela Kripa,Stephen Mueller
Publisher : Applied Research & Design Publishing
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 43,5 Mb
Release : 2020
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 1941806953

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Fronts by Ersela Kripa,Stephen Mueller Pdf

Fronts uncovers a growing geography of co-dependence between the global security complex and the urban morphologies of the developing world which it increasingly incriminates. Military training sites, and the real-world informal environments they 0replicate, provide a lens through which we can better understand the shape of the city to come. While the world continues to urbanise, military doctrine has recently and dramatically shifted to view the world's cities as suspect sites of potential aggression. As the majority of new urban life will manifest as informal development, the world is now more than ever explicitly divided in two camps: those who view the informal city as an opportunity, and those who view the informal city as a threat. This paradigmatic shift has set the stage for impending conflict between security and development interests, which take the informal city as their site.

An Introduction to Fronts in Random Media

Author : Jack Xin
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Page : 162 pages
File Size : 47,5 Mb
Release : 2009-06-17
Category : Mathematics
ISBN : 9780387876832

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An Introduction to Fronts in Random Media by Jack Xin Pdf

This book aims to give a user friendly tutorial of an interdisciplinary research topic (fronts or interfaces in random media) to senior undergraduates and beginning grad uate students with basic knowledge of partial differential equations (PDE) and prob ability. The approach taken is semiformal, using elementary methods to introduce ideas and motivate results as much as possible, then outlining how to pursue rigor ous theorems, with details to be found in the references section. Since the topic concerns both differential equations and probability, and proba bility is traditionally a quite technical subject with a heavy measure theoretic com ponent, the book strives to develop a simplistic approach so that students can grasp the essentials of fronts and random media and their applications in a self contained tutorial. The book introduces three fundamental PDEs (the Burgers equation, Hamilton– Jacobi equations, and reaction–diffusion equations), analysis of their formulas and front solutions, and related stochastic processes. It builds up tools gradually, so that students are brought to the frontiers of research at a steady pace. A moderate number of exercises are provided to consolidate the concepts and ideas. The main methods are representation formulas of solutions, Laplace meth ods, homogenization, ergodic theory, central limit theorems, large deviation princi ples, variational principles, maximum principles, and Harnack inequalities, among others. These methods are normally covered in separate books on either differential equations or probability. It is my hope that this tutorial will help to illustrate how to combine these tools in solving concrete problems.

Practical Meteorology

Author : Roland Stull
Publisher : Sundog Publishing, LLC
Page : 942 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 2018
Category : Science
ISBN : 0888652836

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A quantitative introduction to atmospheric science for students and professionals who want to understand and apply basic meteorological concepts but who are not ready for calculus.

Embedded on the Home Front

Author : Joan Dixon,Barb Howard
Publisher : Heritage House Publishing Co
Page : 180 pages
File Size : 42,8 Mb
Release : 2012
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781927051573

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Embedded on the Home Front by Joan Dixon,Barb Howard Pdf

"Contents" -- "Introduction" -- "Yellow Ribbons (Nancy McAllister)" -- "In One of the Stars I Shall Be Living (Melanie Murray)" -- "We Are (a Military) Family (Kelly Thompson)" -- "Falling for a Soldier: The Battle Lines of a Love Triangle (Shaun Hunter)" -- "Coming Home to a New World (Ryan Flavelle)" -- "Snapshots: Life, Peace and Coffee on the Home Front (Ellen Kelly)" -- "The Reservist (Barb Howard)" -- "Hostage to Fate (Michael Hornburg)" -- "Reconstruction Tour (Scott Waters)" -- "Finding My Way Backto Some Kind of Normal (Jill Kruse)" -- "The Perils of War and Mother–Son Relationships (Joan Dixon)" -- "Embed (S.M. Steele)" -- "Terribly Beautiful: Remembrance and Remembering (Kari Strutt)" -- "Playing Ball: Random Notes From Behind the Front Lines of the Pax Americana (Chris Turner)" -- "Acknowledgements.

Germany’s Western Front: 1915

Author : Mark Humphries,John Maker
Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
Page : 462 pages
File Size : 53,7 Mb
Release : 2010-03-22
Category : History
ISBN : 9781554587100

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Germany’s Western Front: 1915 by Mark Humphries,John Maker Pdf

This multi-volume series in seven parts is the first English-language translation of Der Weltkrieg, the German official history of the First World War. Originally produced between 1925 and 1944 using classified archival records that were destroyed in the aftermath of the Second World War, Der Weltkrieg is the untold story of Germany’s experience on the Western front, in the words of its official historians, making it vital to the study of the war and official memory in Weimar and Nazi Germany. Although exciting new sources have recently been uncovered in former Soviet archives, this work remains the basis of future scholarship. It is essential reading for any scholar, graduate student, or enthusiast of the Great War. This volume, the first of the series to appear in print, focuses on 1915, the first year of trench warfare. For the first time in the history of warfare, poison gas was used against French and Canadian troops at Ypres. Meanwhile, conflict raged in the German High Command over the political and military direction of the war. The year 1915 also set the stage for the bloodbath at Verdun and sealed the fate of the German Supreme Commander, Erich von Falkenhayn. This is the official version of that story. Foreword by Hew Strachan Co-published with the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies

What Are Air Masses and Weather Fronts?

Author : Bobi Martin
Publisher : Britannica Educational Publishing
Page : 32 pages
File Size : 44,8 Mb
Release : 2015-01-01
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9781622757909

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What Are Air Masses and Weather Fronts? by Bobi Martin Pdf

Even though we can’t change the weather ourselves, we can understand the factors that account for changing conditions. Weather fronts are responsible for a host of meteorological phenomena, and learning how to interpret them can help us prepare for the worst of winter or celebrate the best of summer. This volume breaks down the differences between the various weather fronts and explains how they generate the weather we experience. It also examines the relationship between weather fronts, air masses, jet streams, and related events, such as El Niño.

An International Rediscovery of World War One

Author : Robert B. McCormick,Araceli Hernández-Laroche,Catherine G. Canino
Publisher : Routledge
Page : 186 pages
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Release : 2020-08-31
Category : History
ISBN : 9780429798337

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An International Rediscovery of World War One by Robert B. McCormick,Araceli Hernández-Laroche,Catherine G. Canino Pdf

International contributors from the fields of political science, cultural studies, history, and literature grapple with both the local and global impact of World War I on marginal communities in China, Syria, Europe, Russia, and the Caribbean. Readers can uncover the neglected stories of this World War I as contributors draw particular attention to features of the war that are underrepresented such as Chinese contingent labor, East Prussian deportees, remittances from Syrian immigrants in the New World to struggling relatives in the Ottoman Empire, the war effort from Serbia to Martinique, and other war experiences. By redirecting focus away from the traditional areas of historical examination, such as battles on the Western Front and military strategy, this collection of chapters, international and interdisciplinary in nature, illustrates the war’s omnipresence throughout the world, in particular its effect on less studied peoples and regions. The primary objective of this volume is to examine World War I through the lens of its forgotten participants, neglected stories, and underrepresented peoples.

Merchants Trade Journal

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 788 pages
File Size : 52,7 Mb
Release : 1914
Category : Department stores
ISBN : IOWA:31858046273474

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In the Fire of the Eastern Front

Author : Hendrick C. Verton
Publisher : Stackpole Books
Page : 288 pages
File Size : 41,8 Mb
Release : 2010-02-26
Category : History
ISBN : 9780811750547

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In the Fire of the Eastern Front by Hendrick C. Verton Pdf

Extraordinary story of a Dutch volunteer in the Waffen-SS. Vivid details on SS training and combat on the Eastern Front. Account of the little-known siege of Breslau in early 1945.

Righteous Soul Living “Front Line”

Author : Seong Ju Choi
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Page : 242 pages
File Size : 43,6 Mb
Release : 2019-09-26
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781728328799

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Righteous Soul Living “Front Line” by Seong Ju Choi Pdf

Righteous Soul “Front Line” is for “righteous soul do real love wicked soul to be create righteous soul” in the micro concept world in me. Wicked soul moving, so here is my feeling, is wicked soul but where is righteous soul. This is as mind one per limitless then appared up, righteous soul, that is space. Space of silent and clean clear is righteous soul, so then here space righteous soul doing real love. Wicked soul to be righteous soul that is righteous soul font line.

An Intimate History of the Front

Author : J. Crouthamel
Publisher : Springer
Page : 233 pages
File Size : 55,7 Mb
Release : 2014-10-09
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9781137376923

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An Intimate History of the Front by J. Crouthamel Pdf

This eye-opening study gives a nuanced, provocative account of how German soldiers in the Great War experienced and enacted masculinity. Drawing on an array of relevant narratives and media, it explores the ways that both heterosexual and homosexual soldiers expressed emotion, understood romantic ideals, and approached intimacy and sexuality.