Diary and index of the war, (1914-1918).

Publisher: The Times in London

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World War II began on Sept. 1, , when Germany, without a declaration of war, invaded Poland. Britain and France declared war on Germany on Sept. 3, and all the members of the Commonwealth of Nations, except Ireland, rapidly followed suit.   Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl is required reading for many middle-schoolers, and it will be rightfully upsetting to many of those readers. Though the events within the diary offer only a glimpse of the horrors inflicted on Jewish people by the Nazis, there 5/5. These regiments were obtained from the book History of the 19th Iowa Infantry by W. Irvine Dungan written right after the Civil War. It gives name, rank, and occupation of the men. The entire book is .   At the age of 22 he was drafted to fight in the First World War. At that age most of us care only about entertainment; we're just barely beginning to understand history and society. Even a brief, peaceful military service would be considered harmful, any reduction of .

"A Doctor's Diary in Damaraland" by Dr H. F. B. Walker, An account of his military service in German South West Africa. This book was published originally in , it is illustrated and all nine chapters are reproduced. "With the American Red Cross in Siberia in the World War.". War Was The First All-Out Clash Between The Two Nations India And Pakistan, After The Partition In Y.B. Chavan, India S Former Defence Minister, Recorded In His Own Hand The Day War. The Inside Story Reveals:" Utter Failure Of Intelligence On Timing Of Pak Attack." How And Why Chavan Ordered Iaf To Launch Attack Without Even Informing The Pm."Reviews: 6.   Hello Paul, My name is David i lke the story soldiers of the Great War, I live near Loos en Gohelle in the North France. I’m research all information on the private Isaacs John Charles 2nd Loyal North Lancashire regiment killed fist august in the action battle of . This book presents a translation of the diary written by Hessian mercenary Captain Johann Ewald during his service in the American Revolutionary war. Written with humanity, sensitivity, and humor, Ewald's diary discloses many previously unknown facts. His opinions of the British generals and his discussions of their operations, tactics and mistakes are both revealing and entertaining. xxxi.

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This list of open access, digitized diaries is designed to assist students and scholars interested in studying diaries. Please let me know if there are additional resources I should add.

The list is alphabetized by Diary and index of the war diary author's last name, or by the title of collective archives. Institutional hosts are indicated in parenthesis.

Jump to. Nuremberg Diary (ISBN ) is Gustave Gilbert's account of and interviews he conducted during the Nuremberg Trials of Nazi leaders, including Hermann Göring, involved in World War II and the Gilbert, a fluent German speaker, served as a prison psychologist in Nuremberg, where he had close contact with those on trial.

The text is the verbatim notes Gilbert took. In Septemberhousewife and mother Nella Last began a diary whose entries, in their regularity, length and quality, have created a record of the Second book War which is powerful, fascinating and unique. When war broke out, Nella's younger son joined the army while the rest of the family tried to adapt to civilian life/5(36).

The war began just before her eleventh birthday. Zlata's diary chronicles her daily life and the war's increasing impact on her home town of Sarajevo.

Reporter Janine di Giovanni, who met Zlata in and wrote the introduction to the book, described Zlata as "the Anne Frank of Sarajevo.". Guadalcanal Diary is a memoir written by war correspondent Richard Tregaskis and originally published by Random House on January 1, The book recounts the author's time with the United States Marine Corps on Guadalcanal in the early stages of the pivotal months-long battle there starting in Tregaskis relates combat and conversation in an easily readable vernacular, citing the full Author: Richard Tregaskis.

Norman Lewis (–) was one of the greatest English-language travel writers. He was the author of thirteen novels and fourteen works of nonfiction, including Naples ’44, The Tomb in Seville, and Voices of the Old served in the Allied occupation of Italy during World War II, and reported from Mafia-ruled Sicily and Vietnam under French-colonial rule, among other locations/5().

A war diary is a regularly updated official record kept by military units of their activities during wartime. The purpose of these diaries is to both record information which can later be used by the military to improve its training and tactics as well as to generate a detailed record.

JONATHAN C. BEAN DIARY. 1 vol., 13 cm., 49 leaves, with 51 pages of entries. A diary of Pvt. Jonathan Bean, Co. H, 13th Maine Infantry, containing six pages of dated wartime entries (19 September to 1 October ) and a few pages of wartime accounts.

Most of the volume consists of post-war accounts. MSN/CW JAMES BOARDMAN. Jump directly to Index of Diary. Introduction. By George Rugg.

Thomas Benton Alexander (22 February August ) was born in Henry County, Tennessee, the son of Ebenezer C. and Lucy Sellers Alexander. The outbreak of war found him working on his father's farm near Columbia in Maury County in Middle Tennessee, yet unmarried.

The Civil War diary and biography of George W. Bailey: born Madied Febru served in Company F, Third Regiment, Michigan Vol­ unteer Infantry, J ApriI14, / [compiled by Gerald R. Post]. The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in There are vast numbers of books attempting to explain the origins of World War I, but of the ones I read, this interesting book by Cambridge University history professor Christopher Clark does the best job of explaining how events in the Balkans, and in Serbia in particular, drew the rest of.

To read the Civil War diary of Alice Williamson, a 16 year old girl, is to meander through the personal, cultural and political experience of both the author and one's self.

Her writing feels like a bullet ricocheted through war, time, death, literary form, femininity, youth, state, freedom and obligation. Many of the combatants of the First World War recorded the daily events of their experiences in the form of a diary.

Some were subsequently published after the war and have become celebrated. Many more, however, remained tucked away in cupboard drawers for years, unpublished and unseen. Sponsored Links. With the advent of the world wide web, an.

Diary of Clarence C. Childs. Fremont, Ohio Sixteenth Ohio National Guard Spanish American War. Book I - Ap to February 6, Book II - February 7 – April 6, Book III - May 9 -   Sarah Macnaughtan's A Woman's Diary of the War caught my eye the moment I stumbled over it.

I've been looking for a surgeon's memoir from either world war for ages, but a nurse's memoir was an equally welcome discovery. Macnaughtan's observations are poignantly honest and unguarded/5. This underground classic tells the story of oil-rich Azerbaijan's first years of independence from Moscow.

Thomas Goltz became an accidental witness to Azerbaijan's inglorious history-in-the-making when he was detoured into Baku in mid - and decided to stay. This record of his years there alternates in style between tragedy and farce.4/5(4). The information about Diary of a Wimpy Kid shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. Reviewed by: Nigel Jones Author: Edited by Jon Cooksey and David Griffiths Publisher: Ebury Press Price (RRP): £20 Amid the array of books marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, this is a real find: a full-length, contemporaneous diary kept by a soldier who served throughout the entire conflict, initially joining up in as a volunteer private and later commissioned Author: Matt Elton.

Diary spans August - September ; November - February Service at Fort Lee, on New Jersey retreat, at Trenton and Morristown. Published as The Revolutionary War Journal of Sergeant Thomas McCarty, edited byFile Size: 54KB. This diary of a Civil War soldier from Bucks County has been donated to the Bucks County Genealogical Society.

The diary was written in It was found recently () in the attic of a building in Wilmington Delaware. The writer of the diary was somewhat of a mystery since he did not sign it. index of pages The official war diary of the Matron-in-Chief, France and Flanders is an extensive document.

In addition to the bar on the left-hand side of the page, the following links provide a simple aid to navigation through the months and years. A Woman's Diary of the War is the personal recollections of Sarah Macnaughtan, a Scottish woman who volunteered for the Red Cross during World War I.

She fell ill in Iran and eventually died in London in Pages: To commemorate the centenary of the Great War, the diaries of 3, British soldiers have been digitized and made available online.

They contain first-hand accounts of trench warfare, gas attacks. During the war, legendary author George Orwell was among the million inhabitants of London. Aside from his literary work, he kept an in-depth diary of his experiences during the war.

The diary is mostly taken up with political discussions but occasionally gives an eyewitness account of air strikes. The Diary Of A Young Claim the "The Diary Of A Young " I have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or law.

A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or are /10(53). xx, Illus., notes, biblio., index. $ ISBN: One Man’s Experience of the Civil War as it Happened. Jones (), a Southern journalist and novelist of some accomplishment, served as a clerk in the Confederate War Department for virtually the entire war, and made almost daily entries in his diary.

Beaber's Book. Herman Beaber wrote in his diary (Febru ) "at a.m. sharp, we heard and saw nine large transport planes flying low, and passing close to the camp; perhaps one mile to the east.

Even as we all watched, we saw doors open and paratroopers came tumbling out. OH WHAT A SIGHT. Here you can download the USS ALABAMA (BB 60) World War II Cruise Book as a high file.

You will be able to zoom in to better read names etc. Printing is also easily possible because of the high resolution (dpi) and the missing watermarks.

Created in and kept secret ever since, The Diary is one of the most astonishing manuscripts to come out of the Second World War. It is the personal and private history of the Regiment from the inside, by the SAS for the SAS, in their own words.

In war stories, as in memoirs of abuse and genocide, a recitation of facts will suffice. In a new memoir, “The Incest Diary,” an anonymous writer tells the story of being raped by her father.

Despite all the talk today about the divisions between red and blue states, the Civil War remains the most divisive moment in our history. Yet in Edward L. Ayers’s splendid book we are Author: Ronald C.

White.Most war diaries provide a day-to-day record of operational activities and sometimes administrative activities as well. War diaries were submitted by most units in the Navy, and most of the Marine Corps war diaries were submitted by aviation units such as fighter squadrons.

The quality of the diaries varies, with some providing detailed accounts, while others contain only cursory information.From the letters of an early 19th-century rifleman to a housewife's account of the second world war, Max Hastings, military historian and ex-war reporter, chooses his favourite observations on.