The Bayonet:A Drama William H. McCartney/ J. H Selwyn
Bayonets and Scimitars: William Urban
In April 1932 Fleming replied to an advertisement in the personal columns of The Times: ´´Exploring and sporting expedition, under experienced guidance, leaving England June to explore rivers central Brazil, if possible ascertain fate Colonel Percy Fawcett; abundant game, big and small; exceptional fishing; Room Two More Guns; highest references expected and given.” The result of this trip was Brazilian Adventure, his best known book. Fleming kept traveling and published nine books altogether. 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Gaminara. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/004487/bk_adbl_004487_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Observation Posts:The Letters of an Artillery Officer on the Western Front During the Great War-Carry on and Living Bayonets Coningsby William Dawson
The master of the Victorian crime, New York Times best-selling author Anne Perry returns with the 23rd novel in the William Monk series, An Echo of Murder. London, 1870: the body of a Hungarian immigrant is found dead in what appears to be a ritualistic killing, with a bayonet through his heart, his fingers broken and his body surrounded by 17 blood-dipped candles. At first Commander William Monk of the Thames River Police suspects the killer is from within the community, but when another murder takes place, Monk fears the immigrants are being targeted by an outsider.... Meanwhile, Hester is reunited with a doctor who had been left for dead on a Crimean battlefield. Traumatised by his experiences, Fitz has made his way home via Hungary and is now living in the community. Hester is determined to help him, and when he is accused of the killings, she sets out to prove his innocence. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Deirdra Whelan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/head/000594/bk_head_000594_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Albert Williams was the special war correspondent of ´´The Outlook´´ in France and Belgium during the First World War. In these early days of the conflict, Albert was riding up and down the lines and even crossed over to the German side. Unfortunately he found himself on the wrong side of a German bayonet and quickly marched into captivity as a possible spy. With an aggressive German officer trumping up charges, the situation was grim. This book relates Albert´s experiences at the front and in the claws of the German eagle. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/fnha/000030/bk_fnha_000030_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this study guide we narrate and analyse all 15 poems in the the AQA Power and Conflict poetry anthology to prepare those who are studying for their English Literature GCSE. Written by Rebecca Kleanthous, an English teacher and an examiner who specialises in poetry, this series will enable you to understand all the themes and ideas across the poems, analyses the techniques used by the poets, including language and structure and provides suitable comparisons with other poems within the cluster. Additionally, there are two additional chapters, one analysing poetic techniques and another on exam techniques. The 15 poems in the anthology are: Percy Bysshe Shelley - Ozymandias William Blake - London William Wordsworth - The Prelude: stealing the boat Robert Browning - My Last Duchess Alfred Lord Tennyson - The Charge of the Light Brigade Wilfred Owen - Exposure Seamus Heaney - Storm on the Island Ted Hughes - Bayonet Charge Simon Armitage - Remains Jane Weir - Poppies Carol Ann Duffy - War Photographer Imtiaz Dharker - Tissue Carol Rumens - The émigree Beatrice Garland - Kamikaze John Agard - Checking Out Me History 1. Language: English. Narrator: Penny Andrews, Andrew Cresswell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adpi/000011/bk_adpi_000011_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The bloodiest day in American history took place on the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution. On September 17, 1862, Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia fought George McClellan’s Union Army of the Potomac outside Sharpsburg along Antietam Creek. That day, nearly 25,000 would become casualties, and Lee’s army would barely survive fighting the much-bigger Northern army. Although the battle was tactically a draw, it resulted in forcing Lee’s army out of Maryland and back into Virginia, making it a strategic victory for the North and an opportune time for President Abraham Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing all slaves in the rebellious states. When discussing the Civil War in Maryland, most of the focus is understandably on Antietam, but it’s important not to overlook the battle that ultimately brought the Union and Confederate to Antietam Creek in the first place. The Battle of South Mountain was an opening salvo of sorts before Antietam, fought on September 14, 1862, among several gaps. Despite being significantly outnumbered, Lee´s army had the advantage of fighting defensively on higher terrain. At Crampton´s Gap, Union General William Franklin’s nearly 13,000-strong VI Corps crashed down on about 2,000 Confederates led by Howell Cobb who were part of Lafayette McLaws’ division. McClellan had ordered Franklin’s corps to set out for Crampton’s Gap on the morning of September 14, wasting nearly 11 hours in the process, and Franklin delayed his assault for three more hours while arranging his lines for what turned out to be a short fight. The fighting that occurred on that long Sunday was fierce and constant. Artillery, musket, bayonet, and fists were all employed as weapons, resulting in a tremendous number of casualties. By barely holding onto some of the passes, Lee was able to retreat to Sharpsburg, where he hoped to gather together his scattered forces. As it turned 1. Language: English. Narrator: Scott Clem. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/120050/bk_acx0_120050_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.