The Soldier's Gift

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Mannerists they were to the extremity of monotony, and what they extolled as new and striking, was frequently only some trick of affectation. This was the period when Japan advanced further than Germany did at any time while under Allied occupation and during the era of Chancellor Conrad Adenauer (1949-63). Lamar, who succeeded Houston as president, abandoned the peace policy, which he considered a failure, in favor of waging war on the Comanche nation.
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Twins (Cover-To-Cover Books)

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Some entries only have the barest facts, others have a paragraph about that movie. Bartholomew's Day Massacre of 1572) (French language only) X Les samedis de l'histoire: Henri IV (1977) � story of Henri IV of France (reign 1589-1610) who enacted the Edict of Nantes for religious freedom Cardinal Richelieu oppresses French Protestants, known as Huguenots (under King Louis XIII, 1610-1643) X Cautio Criminalis oder Der Hexenanwalt (1974) � German movie; witchcraft The Headsman (Shadow of the Sword) (2005) -- 16th century Tyrol, Austria; of two childhood friends one becomes a friar and the other an executioner, but both are involved in witch hunting Vatel (2000) -- in 1671, Prince de Cond� hosts Louis XIV for three days of excess X La reine et le cardinal (The Queen and the Cardinal) (2009) � Mazarin functioned as co-ruler of France with Queen Anne during the regency for young King Louis XIV; later Mazarin directed French policy with the monarch X King Conqueror (2009) -- James I the Conqueror (reign 1213-1276), King of Aragon, Count of Barcelona, and Lord of Montpellier X O Judea (The Jew) (1996) -- the Portugal Inquisition (1497 to l821) tries a converso (i.e., a Jew who had converted to Catholicism) Imperial Spain (16th to 17th centuries): under Habsburg Empire: Kings Charles I (1516-1556); Philip II (1556-1598); Philip III (1598-1621); Philip IV (1620-1665); Charles II (1665-1700) X Cervantes (1980) -- Cervantes (1547�1616), later author of Don Quixote, persuades Philip of Spain to join the Holy League and then becomes a soldier Alatriste (2006) -- heroic Spanish soldier fighting in Flanders in 17th century has to look after a dying friend's son in Madrid; King Philip IV depicted X Esquilache (1989) -- Spain under troubled reign of Charles II (1665-1700); (specifically, the Esquilache Riots of March 1766) (Spanish only) X Zw�lf Meter ohne Kopf (12 Paces without a Head) (2009) -- 1401, German sea pirates Klaus St�rtebeker and G�deke Michels X Der Choral von Leuthen (The Anthem of Leuthen) (1933) -- German film depicting Frederick the Great, King of Prussia (1740�1786) (no subtitles) X Maria Theresia (1951) -- (1717-1780) the Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Hungary and a Holy Roman Empress by marriage to Francis I; son Joseph II; daughter Marie Antoinette Potop (The Deluge) (1975) -- second part of the trilogy; Swedish army invades Poland and a warrior fights for the heart of Olenka; lasted 1665-1660 under John II Casimir Pan Wolodyjowski (Colonel Wolodyjowski) -- third part of the trilogy; Turkish invasion of Poland; (1668-1670) under Polish Kings X August der Starke (King August the Strong) (1936) � King August II The Strong (1697-1733) Polish monarch, abdicated 1706, king again 1709 (amazon.com doesn't have it) X Virtuti Militari (1995) -- the history of Poland's "Virtuti Militari" medal, awarded for bravery since the Polish-Russian war of 1792 Pan Tadeusz (2000) -- Poland's attempt to free itself from Russian rule in Napoleonic times, 1803-1815 X Jaroslaw Dabrowski (1976) -- Dabrowski (1836 � 1871) a Polish revolutionary, Nationalist and general who became involved in the preparation of the January Uprising; arrested August 1862 Noce i dnie (Nights and Days) (1975) -- life in Poland following the 1863 Poland uprising to World War I; woman marries a man she doesn't love, with some negative repercussions X Borus Godunov (1986) -- de facto regent of Russia, 1584-1598, and then the first non-Rurikid tsar, 1598 to 1605 Russkiy bunt (Captain's Daughter) (2000) -- during the Pugachev uprising, the love of Masha Mironova and Pyotr Grinev is threatened Zhauzh�rek myng bala (Myn Bala: Warriors of the Steppe) (2012) -- at the battle of Anyrakay in 1729 the Kazackhs defeat the Dzungars & taking control of their own territory for the first time in their history X Sri Krishna Deva Raya (1969) -- Krishnadevaraya (1509-1529); most famous king of Vijayanagara Empire, presided over the empire at zenith Urumi: Warriors Who Wanted to Kill Vasco Da Gama ( 2011 ) -- fictional story about a young Indian who tried to kill Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, around 1497-1502 X Joymati (1935) � in 17th century an Ahom princess is killed for refusing to betray her husband; film calls for cooperation between hills and plains people; reign of Ahom Dynasty (1228�1826) in Assam Khalsa (1999) -- Khalsa (Punjabi for "Pure") all baptized Sikhs; founding of the religion & Sikh history Mughal-e-Azam (1960) -- 16th century war between crown prince Saleem and his father, the great Moghul emperor Akbar (1556-1605), over a beautiful court dancer named Anarkali Anarkali (1953) -- Shahenshah Jalaudin Akbar, grandson of Babbar and son of Humayun, rules Hindustan justly, but has big problems with a rebellious son in love with the gypsy Anarkali X Ranadheera Kanteerava (1960) -- Mysore kingdom was a golden age in Kannada .literature; Mysore royalty�s intrigues & Kannada national chauvinism; King Ranadheera Kanteerava Narasaraja Wodeyar (1638-1659), a devotee of music and literature X Bajirao Mastani (1925) -- prime minister Baji Rao I (1719-17400) to the Maratha Empire; extended the empire X Ghashiram Kotwal (1976) � story of Nanasaheb Phadnavis, the prime minister and real power of the Peshwa Maharaja, 1773-1797 Kagemusha (1980) -- Takeda clan, one of three warlord clans, 16th century Ugetsu (1953) -- two peasants in search of success in war-torn Japan, 16th century James Clavell's Shogun (1980) -- based on the achievements of the first Englishman in Japan, early 17th century Seven Samurai (1954) (Akira Kurosawa) -- wandering ronin (i.e., unemployed samurai) defend a peasant village from bandits, 17th century Makai tensh� (Samurai Resurrection) (2003) � the Shimabara Rebellion of mostly Christian peasants,1637�1638, during the Tokugawa era against rising taxes The Samurai Trilogy (1967) -- based on the novel that has been called Japan's Gone With the Wind, 17th century Hara-kiri (1962) -- Japanese period film 1630, dealing with the plight of the poor end of the samurai spectrum Ako-Jo danzetsu (aka Swords of Vengeance) (1978) -- Ronin revolt against 5th Togukawa shogun (Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, reign 1680-1709) in honor of their master Lord Asano X Genroku Ch�shingura ( The 47 Ronin ) (194l) -- the famous actions of the Forty-seven Ronin defending their master's honor in 1701-1703; the country's "national legend" X �-oku: The Movie (2006) � 1713, scandal of a power struggle between Ietsugu's concubine mother and the late Shogun's official wife Goyokin (1969) -- 1831,debts owed by a small province to the Tokugawa Shogunate causes province leaders to stealing goyokin (gold and silver) from mining sites on Sado Island & worse (e.g., massacre) X Ansatsu (The Assassination; The Assassin) (1964) -- set in 1853, a masterless samurai's loyalties move dangerously back and forth between the Shogunate and the Emperor X Sen-hime to Hideyori (1962) � based on Princess Sen, daughter to Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu and wife of Toyotomi Hideyori Masahiro Makino Shinsengumi (1969) � band of ronin devoted to the Tokugawa shogun fights to protect the Shogun when he confers with the Emperor on expulsion of foreigners; 1863-1864 X Tall Tales & Legends: Ponce de Leon (1986) � children�s tale of the discoverer of Florida, Ponce de Leon (a little too silly) Nuevo Mundo ( New World) (1978) -- in the future Mexico, the Spanish laity and clergy use torture and fear to try to force the native people to accept Christianity and abandon their pagan beliefs Cabeza de Vaca (1992) -- 1528, explored parts of the future USA and Mexico X Los conquistadores del Pac�fico (1963) -- inspired by Balboa, discoverer of the Pacific Ocean X Juana la loca (Locura de amor; Mad Love) (2001) -- Juana's devotion to her husband of an arranged marriage becomes an obsession; remake of Locura de Amor X La princesa de los ursinos (Princess of the Ursinos) (1947) � French lady (d. 1722) prominent for a decade and a half at the court of the first of the Spanish Borbons, Philip V (reign 1700-1724) X Kino (1993) -- Eusebio Francisco Kino (1645�1711) Catholic priest explores and works primarily in northern Sonora, Mexico and the future southern Arizona establishing 24 missions & country chapels X Zorro marchese di Navarra (Zorro, the Navarra Marquis) (1969) -- Zorro makes sure the exiled King Ferdinand VII (ruled 1808 & 1813-1833 after got rid of Joseph Bonaparte) gets back to Spain Gertrudis (1992) � Mexican War of Independence; woman independence fighter, Gertrudis Bocanega, is executed for her efforts Tamango (1957) -- an African slave on a Dutch slave ship heading to Cuba revolts, capturing the captain's mistress, thereby forcing a showdown A Show of Force (1990) -- two young independence supporters are killed by government agents, accused of trying to blow up a communication centers, but the story doesn't make sense Libertador (The Liberator) (2013) -- Simon Bolivar, revolutionary hero in South America O Quinto Imp�rio - Ontem Como Hoje (The Fifth Empire) (2004) � King Sebastian of Portugal, reigned 1554-1578 (currently unavailable) X El Dorado (1988) -- 1560 expedition down Amazon River by Spanish soldiers searching for the fabled city of gold, El Dorado X Vendaval Maravilhoso (1949) � Castro Alves, poet of slave liberation in 19th century Brazil X Ganga Zumba (1963) -- a runaway slave founds a Quilombo, Palmares, an escaped slave community X Argentina hasta la muerte (1971) -- War of the Triple Alliance (Paraguay vs.
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Wings Comics. Issues 1, 2, 4 and 5. Fighting aces of war

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Towards the end of Domitian 's reign, Hadrian was made a military tribune. 3. then became curator of the Acts of the Senate. 4. Disguising as well as he could the agitation of his mind, Waverley asked for what joyful occasion Miss Mac-Ivor made such ample preparation. ``It is for Fergus's bridal,'' she said smiling. ``Indeed!'' said Edward; ``he has kept his secret well. The legends, on the other hand, were rife with overblown claims, what became known as “Templarism.” Eventually I defined a clear portrait of the Order of the Temple and a credible version of events, which led to additional questions: How did King Philip manage to imprison the most powerful army in the world?
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Cold War on Maplewood Street

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Allan Mallinson, A Call to Arms (2002), about a former British captain of dragoons who returns to military service in 1819 and is sent to India; #4 in the Matthew Hervey series. I would have the necessity felt and acknowledged before old institutions are demolished---the evident utility of every alteration demonstrated before it is adopted upon mere speculation. Waverley's bosom beat thick when they approached the old tower of Ian nan Chaistel, and could distinguish the fair form of its mistress advancing to meet them.
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While I Live (The Ellie Chronicles #1)

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Nevertheless, they willingly gave up everything to undertake the holy mission. As he approached the village, he saw, with surprise and anxiety, that a party of soldiers were quartered near it, and, what was worse, that they seemed stationary there. Despite her anguish, Padmé will not reveal where her husband has gone. Fifty years later, when the Second Crusade was gearing up, St. The Coast Guard is smaller than the New York City Police Department. 11.
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WHY? (minedition Classic)

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Werner is not really old enough to join, but they want him so much that they add a couple of years to his age so that they can recruit him. In my opinion, they might as well make a law that the Scotsmen, for uniformity's sake, should not eat oatmeal, because it is found to give Englishmen the heart-burn. THE BULL FROM THE SEA: The Bull From the Sea follows the story of the mythological hero Theseus in Ancient Greece. 11.
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Tunnels #5: Spiral

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Her life in danger, Annabelle is saved by a heroic gentleman, who promises to help her discover her identity. With the opening of new positions closer to combat, women became a novelty in those units (just as they still seem to be for each entering class at the academies, and in basic training). Series re-imagines the Norman conquest and struggle to maintain control of England after the (1066) Battle of Hastings. Everything around appeared solitary, and would have been silent, but for the continued plashing of the fountain; and the whole scene still maintained the monastic illusion which the fancy of Waverley had conjured up---And here we beg permission to close a chapter of still life.<* > country, Edward gradually approached the Highlands of Perthshire, which at first had appeared a blue outline in the horizon, but now swelled into huge gigantic masses, which frowned defiance over the more level country that lay beneath them.
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The Letter Home

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This system would tip the nuclear balance toward the United States. Look for historical characters with a unique backstory. But the whole circumstances of time, place, and incident, combined at once to awaken his imagination, and to call upon him for a manly and a decisive tone of conduct, leaving to fate to dispose of the issue. He is safe; we must prepare him for the pot. Imagery of hell and damnation also recurs throughout Othello, especially toward the end of the play, when Othello becomes preoccupied with the religious and moral judgment of Desdemona and himself.
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Horse Diaries #4: Maestoso Petra

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The republicans acquired the name 'Boers' - the Dutch and Afrikaans word for farmers. One had been shivered to pieces by the explosion, and the fragments lay scattered around, encumbering the ground it had so long shadowed. See also Christopher Bassford, " A response to Bruce Fleming, 'Can Reading Clausewitz Save Us from Future Mistakes?' " The Clausewitz Homepage, 1 March 2004. They were given at least 250 and as many as 400 types of drugs, among them sarin, one of the most deadly drugs known to man, amphetamines, barbiturates, mustard gas, phosgene gas and LSD.
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The Bicycle Man

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Stouffer concluded that morale was inversely related to breakdown incidence and intimately linked to the trust soldiers had in their officers, their training, their outfit, their weapons, and their fellow soldiers. Vic Morrow was the star along with Rick Jason. To which it is to be added, that if any person chanced to evince particular curiosity on such a subject, my brother was likely enough to divert himself with practising on their credulity.
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