Stalin: Russia’s Man of Steel

Beautiful Feet Bks - When joseph djugashvili was born the son of a poor shoemaker, few suspected he would rise to become one of the twentieth century's most ruthless and powerful dictators. He was never reticent to shed innocent blood in the pursuit of his own ends, and he carefully orchestrated demonstrations that brought about massacres that he then used to his own revolutionary ends.

His instinctive ability to command authority and divide the opposition through lies and deceit set him on a path he would follow to become Russia's most absolute dictator. Used book in Good Condition. Six times he was exiled to siberia for his illicit activities, escaping many times despite below freezing temperatures and on one occasion an attack by a pack of wolves.

Stalin: Russia's Man of Steel - Ultimately responsible for the deaths of over 30 million 13 million alone in the Ukrainian famine he caused Stalin's life is a sober and heartbreaking account of the reign of terror suffered by countless millions at the hands of one man. His vision was far reaching, and while his initial purpose was to establish a Soviet socialist state his larger goal was world domination.

Enamored as a young man with the revolutionary politics of Lenin, he joined the underground Marxist Party and began his pursuit of power by leading strikes and demonstrations. Illustrated with photographs.





Hitler

Beautiful Feet Books - Marrin carefully traces the forces that framed Hitler's fanaticism; readers will learn of his hardhearted and abusive father and his doting and indulgent mother who continually schooled Adolf in his superiority over other children. But germany's surrender plunged him into a dark depression. Illustrated with maps and photographs.

Used book in Good Condition. School library journal: best book of the year Published by Beautiful Feet Books Adolf Hitler der Fuehrer rose from a childhood of obscurity to wield more power than probably any person in history. When he is twice rejected at a prestigious art school in Vienna, Hitler's delusional thoughts of himself seek a scapegoat for his seething anger.

Hitler's path to power included a heroic career as an infantryman in World War I where he earned six medals for bravery, including the Iron Cross. His control over his subjects was so complete that he literally shaped every aspect of their lives the slightest defiance of his authority meant torture and death.

Hitler - In this state he began to believe he was called by God to "right Germany's wrongs, rebuild her armies, and punish the traitors. The rest is history, and marrin brings the tragedy of Hitler's dark reign to the young adult reader in a manner that is honest, forthright and sobering. This was the genesis of Hitler's raging anti-Semitism that would play out in the deaths of over six million.





The Yanks are Coming: The United States in the First World War

Atheneum - How the united states mobilized industry, trained doughboy soldiers, and promoted the war at home makes for fascinating reading in one of the few books on this topic for young adults. The human cost of the war is poignantly related in tales of the action at Chateau Thierry and Belleau Woods, in the air with the daring men of the Army Air Corps, and with the Lost Battalion at the Battle of Meuse-Argonne.

Used book in Good Condition. Marrin relates the gripping story of how the Yanks "came over" to aid the European Allies and turn the tide in the first Great War. From the sinking of the lusitania to Armistice Day, Marrin tells the heartrending and inspiring story of the "war to end all wars. Illustrated with maps and photographs.

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Victory in the Pacific

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America and Vietnam: The Elephant and the Tiger

Beautiful Feet Bks - They will learn how america's initial efforts to support anti-communist forces led to greater and greater involvement eventually spanning the administrations of Eisenhower, LBJ, Kennedy, and Nixon. Trade paperback. As marrin does so well, he brings an objective look at the complex issues that brought America into this war, that compelled her to stay there, and that prevented her from pursuing a definitive conclusion.

Used book in Good Condition. Fought in a small asian country unfamiliar to most Americans at the time, the Vietnam War became a cause that divided the nation and defined a counter-culture. Through photographs, perceptive epigraphs and first-person accounts, Marrin puts a human face on a multifaceted war. Used book in Good Condition.

America and Vietnam: The Elephant and the Tiger - The first televised war, newscasters became a force creating the greatest anti-war movement in history, while American boys suffered and died in jungles and rice paddies against guerilla soldiers they rarely saw face to face. As everett alvarez, says of this book, the longest-held POW in Vietnam, "One of the book's strong points is that it portrays the war the way the men who fought remember it.

277pg used book in Good Condition. Beginning with a history of vietnam from ancient times, religious, readers will understand the cultural, and geo-political forces that made Vietnam a desirable territory conquered again and again by rival nations.





Three "Whys" of the Russian Revolution

Vintage - Trade paperback. Succinct, and lively in its detail, lucidly argued, this book offers a brilliant summation of the life's work of a master historian. Used book in Good Condition. America's foremost authority on russian communism--the author of the definitive studies The Russian Revolution and Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime--now addresses the enigmas of that country's 70-year enthrallment with communism.

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No Promises in the Wind

Berkley - But for millions of people these simple needs were nothing more than dreams. Isbn13: 9780425099698. From the newbery award-winning author of across Five Aprils and Up a Road Slowly comes a tale of a brave young man’s struggle to find his own strength during the Great Depression. A powerfully moving story.

Chicago daily newsin 1932, a place to sleep, food to eat, American's dreams were simple: a job, and shoes without holes. Condition: New. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders. Trade paperback. At fifteen years of age, Josh has to make his own way through a country of angry and frightened people.

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Understanding Jewish History 2: From Renaissance to the 21st Century

Ktav Pub & Distributors Inc - Trade paperback. Records the many stories of the journey of the Jewish people through history Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Used book in Good Condition. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Condition: New. Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders.

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America in the 1930s Decades of American History

Facts on File - Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Trade paperback. Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders. Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Designed to be accessible to young readers, these volumes offer a way of learning about the history of America.

. Isbn13: 9780425099698. Each book includes information on what was happening in the arts, sciences, fashion, popular culture, and music. Used book in Good Condition. They include 100 or more photographs, a glossary, a further reading list, box features, pull-out quotations, and an index.





America In The 1900s And 1910s DECADES OF AMERICAN HISTORY

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Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s Harper Perennial Modern Classics

Harper Perennial Modern Classics - Condition: New. Used book in Good Condition. Originally published in 1931, the first radio, speakeasies, Only Yesterday traces the rise if post-World War I prosperity up to the Wall Street crash of 1929 against the colorful backdrop of flappers, and the scandalous rise of skirt hemlines. Black Tuesday. Used book in Good Condition.

The president Harding scandals. Tracking provided on most orders. Used book in Good Condition. Prohibition. These are only an inkling of the events and figures characterizing the wild, tumultuous era that was the Roaring Twenties. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Used book in Good Condition. Trade paperback.

Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s Harper Perennial Modern Classics - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Al Capone. Hailed as an instant classic, this is frederick Lewis Allen's vivid and definitive account of one of the twentieth century's most fascinating decades, chronicling a time of both joy and terror--when dizzying highs were quickly succeeded by heartbreaking lows.

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