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1 Tunisia Campaign with drawings by Carol Johnson

Tunisia Campaign with drawings by Carol Johnson

Richard Clarke | History

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The Tunisia Campaign was the culmination of the WW2 battle for North Africa. Young Carol Johnson was a combat artist drawing this campaign for the NEA. He traveled with Ernie Pyle and illustrated "This is my war." These drawing bring to life both the combat and the day-to-day life of the GIs in North Africa. Units shown include 448th and 37th...

2 Origins of the Celts

Origins of the Celts

Cryfris Llydaweg | History

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THIS ESSAY EXPLORES THREE POSSIBLE ORIGINS FOR THE CELTS: EURASIAN, BRETON AND SCYTHIAN.

3 Magic London

Magic London

Netta Syrett | History

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A children's novel.

4 Wildwood Ways

Wildwood Ways

Winthrop Packard | History

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"Wildwood Ways by Winthrop Packard"

5 Woodland Paths

Woodland Paths

Winthrop Packard | History

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Woodland Paths by Winthrop Packard

6 Wood Wanderings

Wood Wanderings

Winthrop Packard | History

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Wood Wanderings by Winthrop Packard

7 Playing with Fire: A Story of the Soudan War

Playing with Fire: A Story of the Soudan War

James Grant | History

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A book Playing with Fire: A Story of the Soudan War by James Grant.

8 Stories from the Crusades

Stories from the Crusades

Janet Harvey Kelman | History

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The stories in this book are of heroes who lived hundreds of years ago. They caught sight of a beautiful dream and lived and died to make it come true.

9 Old Indian trails

Old Indian trails

Walter McClintock | History

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In the spring of 1896 I went into northwestern Montana as a member of a Government expedition which was appointed by President Cleveland to recommend a national policy for the United States Forest Reserves and to advise the Secretary of the Interior as to the reserving of certain other forests.

10 Historical Characters in the Reign of Queen Anne

Historical Characters in the Reign of Queen Anne

Mrs. Oliphant | History

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THE reign of Queen Anne is one of the most illustrious in English history. In literature it has been common to call it the Augustan age. In politics it has all the interest of a transition period, less agitating, but not less important, than the actual era of revolution. In war, it is, with the exception of the great European wars of the...