The Enemy at the Gate

The Enemy at the Gate
Author: Andrew Wheatcroft
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781409086826
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Release: 2009-11-10
Editor: Random House
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In 1683, two empires - the Ottoman, based in Constantinople, and the Habsburg dynasty in Vienna - came face to face in the culmination of a 250-year power struggle: the Great Siege of Vienna. Within the city walls the choice of resistance over surrender to the largest army ever assembled by the Turks created an all-or-nothing scenario: every last survivor would be enslaved or ruthlessly slaughtered. The Turks had set their sights on taking Vienna, the city they had long called 'The Golden Apple' since their first siege of the city in 1529. Both sides remained resolute, sustained by hatred of their age-old enemy, certain that their victory would be won by the grace of God. Eastern invaders had always threatened the West: Huns, Mongols, Goths, Visigoths, Vandals and many others. The Western fears of the East were vivid and powerful and, in their new eyes, the Turks always appeared the sole aggressors. Andrew Wheatcroft's extraordinary book shows that this belief is a grievous oversimplification: during the 400 year struggle for domination, the West took the offensive just as often as the East. As modern Turkey seeks to re-orient its relationship with Europe, a new generation of politicians is exploiting the residual fears and tensions between East and West to hamper this change. The Enemy at the Gate provides a timely and masterful account of this most complex and epic of conflicts.

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates
Author: William Craig
Pages: 457
ISBN: 9781504021340
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Release: 2015-09-29
Editor: Open Road Media
Language: en

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A New York Times bestseller that brings to life one of the bloodiest battles of World War II—and the beginning of the end of the Third Reich. On August 5, 1942, giant pillars of dust rose over the Russian steppe, marking the advance of the 6th Army, an elite German combat unit dispatched by Hitler to capture the industrial city of Stalingrad and press on to the oil fields of Azerbaijan. The Germans were supremely confident; in three years, they had not suffered a single defeat.The Luftwaffe had already bombed the city into ruins. German soldiers hoped to complete their mission and be home in time for Christmas. The siege of Stalingrad lasted five months, one week, and three days. Nearly two million men and women died, and the 6th Army was completely destroyed. Considered by many historians to be the turning point of World War II in Europe, the Soviet Army’s victory foreshadowed Hitler’s downfall and the rise of a communist superpower. Bestselling author William Craig spent five years researching this epic clash of military titans, traveling to three continents in order to review documents and interview hundreds of survivors. Enemy at the Gates is the enthralling result: the definitive account of one of the most important battles in world history. It became a New York Times bestseller and was also the inspiration for the 2001 film of the same name, starring Joseph Fiennes and Jude Law.

The Enemy at the Gate

The Enemy at the Gate
Author: Rita Ritchie
Pages: 250
ISBN: OCLC:249260567
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Release: 1961
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Enemy at the Gate

Enemy at the Gate
Author: Philippa Werry
Pages: 303
ISBN: 0473521709
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Release: 2020
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

12-year-old Tom Mitchell pursues his dream to run in the Olympics, despite being in lockdown due to a deadly disease.

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates
Author: William Craig
Pages: 455
ISBN: 0142000000
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Release: 2001
Editor: Penguin Group USA
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Reconstructs the Russian-German struggle for Stalingrad in both human and military terms and views its pivotal role in World War II.

Possessing the Gates of the Enemy

Possessing the Gates of the Enemy
Author: Cindy Jacobs
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781493413720
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Release: 2018-04-03
Editor: Chosen Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Landmark Text Now Revised and Updated for a New Generation Practical, personal, biblical, and motivational, this bestselling book has been a go-to, definitive guide to intercessory prayer for years. Fully revised and updated, with an in-depth study guide, the fourth edition of this classic text offers new and vital insights on prayer and spiritual warfare. With compassion, strategic thinking, encouragement, and time-tested advice, international prayer leader Cindy Jacobs equips you to be an effective prayer warrior, covering essential topics and answering questions such as: · What is the purpose of intercession? · How do you know someone needs your prayers? · How do you pray? · Do your prayers really battle the enemy and thwart his plans? · What are the "gates" of the enemy? · And more! Whether you are a beginner or an expert intercessor, this training manual has everything you need to pray effectively--and possess the gates of the enemy.

Enemy at the Gates

Enemy at the Gates
Author: Vince Flynn,Kyle Mills
Pages: 336
ISBN: 1760857629
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Release: 2021-09-15
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The latest compulsive thriller in the New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series. America is reeling from the national blackout that swept the nation, continuing to dig out of the power outage. And the new president is unlike any Mitch has worked with in the past; he is extremely dictatorial and sees cracks in America's democratic institutions that he believes can be exploited to put his family in power permanently. As Mitch backs away from the new president, he, in turn, questions Rapp's loyalty. Mitch decides to take a much needed break and moves to his house in Cape Town, where he gets pulled into a job with Nicholas Ward, the world's first trillionaire. It has been discovered that there is a mole in the CIA who's been digging through their systems for information on Ward so, after thwarting an attempt to kidnap him Uganda, Mitch makes it look like the abduction was successful. The hope is that this will give Rapp the freedom to track down the person who has been able to gain such deep access into the CIA's mainframe. Rapp, completely cut off from the agency, must uncover the identity of the mole and deal with him. But the situation is deeper and more complex than he ever could have imagined, involving the President of the United States himself. Praise for the Mitch Rapp series 'Sizzles with inside information and CIA secrets' Dan Brown 'A cracking, uncompromising yarn that literally takes no prisoners' The Times 'Vince Flynn clearly has one eye on Lee Child's action thriller throne with this twist-laden story. . . instantly gripping' Shortlist 'Action-packed, in-your-face, adrenalin-pumped super-hero macho escapist fiction that does exactly what it says on the label' Irish Independent 'Mitch Rapp is a great character who always leaves the bad guys either very sorry for themselves or very dead' Guardian 'Outstanding . . . Mills is writing at the top of his game' Publishers Weekly

Enemies Within the Gates

Enemies Within the Gates
Author: William J. Chase
Pages: 514
ISBN: 0300133197
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Release: 2001-01-01
Editor: Yale University Press
Language: en

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This compelling work of documentary history tells a story of idealism betrayed, a story of how the Comintern (Communist International), an organization established by Lenin in 1919 to direct and assist revolutionary movements throughout the world, participated in, and was ultimately destroyed, by the Stalinist repression in the late 1930s. Presenting and drawing on recently declassified archival documents, William J. Chase analyses the Comintern's roles as agent, instrument, and victim of terror. In both principle and practice, the Comintern was an international organization, with a staff that consisted primarily of Communist emigres who had fled dictatorial regimes in Europe and Asia. It was, however, headquartered in Moscow and controlled by Soviet leaders. This book examines the rise of suspicions and xenophobia among Soviet and Comintern leaders and cadres for whom many foreigners were no longer the heroes of the class struggle but rather possible enemy agents. Some Comintern members internalised and acted on Stalin's theories about the infiltration of foreign spies into Soviet society, supplying the Soviet police with information that led to the exile or execution of emigres. Thousands of other emigres also became victims of the purges. Together the text and documents of this book convey graphically the essential roles played by the Comintern, providing a unique perspective on the era of Stalinist repression and terror.

Great Military Blunders

Great Military Blunders
Author: Geoffrey Regan
Pages: 272
ISBN: 0233005099
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Release: 2017-02
Editor: Madcap
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"From ancient times to the Bay of Pigs and the Falklands War, military history has been marked as much by misjudgements and incompetence as by gallantry and glory. In this fascinating and entertaining collection, author Geoffrey Regan recounts some of the staggering stories of military blunder. His anecdotes encompass every aspect of warfare from the insanity of commanders to the provision of inadequate supplies."--Back cover.

Enemy at the Gate

Enemy at the Gate
Author: Griff Hosker
Pages: 184
ISBN: 1724445375
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Release: 2018-07-27
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: en

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While England's future is in the balance the Scots decide to take advantage. Hordes are unleashed as King David invades. The only opposition to his mighty army of 26,000 men is the Warlord of the North and an ancient Archbishop of York. With cruel invaders rampaging through northern England and ravaging the land enemies must join together to fight off the enemy who threaten to take half of the land.

Enemy at the Gate

Enemy at the Gate
Author: Mary D. Brooks
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0648570932
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Release: 2020-01-28
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Thirteen-year-old Zoe Lambros is a Greek girl living an idyllic life on the family farm in Farsala, Greece...until the Germans invade her home and then everything changes.It's 1941 and Zoe is surrounded by death and misery in occupied Greece. She is determined to join the Greek Resistance. With the help of her cousin, Ellie, Zoe is recruited into the Bouboulina Resistance group to take part in a clandestine operation to rescue Jews from certain death. Can Zoe's passionate desire to defend her country be enough to keep her alive long enough to complete the mission?

Total Power

Total Power
Author: Vince Flynn,Kyle Mills
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781501190674
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Release: 2020-09-15
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

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“Mills’s suspenseful, strikingly original sixth Mitch Rapp novel…is as riveting as anything penned by Mitch’s creator, Vince Flynn (1966–2013). Mills has really hit his stride with this franchise entry.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “One of the best thriller writers on the planet.” —The Real Book Spy In the next thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series, it’s a race against the clock when ISIS takes out the entire US power grid and throws the country into chaos. When Mitch Rapp captures ISIS’s top technology expert, he reveals that he was on his way to meet a man who claims to have the ability to bring down America’s power grid. Rapp is determined to eliminate this shadowy figure, but the CIA’s trap fails. The Agency is still trying to determine what went wrong when ISIS operatives help this cyber terrorist do what he said he could—plunge the country into darkness. With no concept of how this unprecedented act was accomplished, the task of getting the power back on could take months. Perhaps even years. Rapp and his team embark on a desperate search for the only people who know how to repair the damage—the ones responsible. But his operating environment is like nothing he’s experienced before. Computers and communication networks are down, fuel can no longer be pumped from gas stations, water and sanitation systems are on the brink of collapse, and the supply of food is running out. Can Rapp get the lights back on before America descends irretrievably into chaos? This compulsive thriller proves once again that the Mitch Rapp series is “the best of the best when it comes to the world of special ops” (Booklist, starred review).

Zones of Conflict

Zones of Conflict
Author: John Keegan,Andrew Wheatcroft
Pages: 158
ISBN: OSU:32435013678172
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Release: 1986
Editor: Jonathan Cape
Language: da

Explanation of the Book:

Strategi; Taktik; Konflikter; Småkrige; Begrænsede Krige; Sikkerhedsproblemer; Trusler; Farezoner; Konfliktzoner; Konfliktområder; Geopolitik; Landebeskrivelse; Områdestudie; Geografisk Betydning; Magtbalance; Magtspil; Supermagter; Mindretal; Nationalisme; Nationalstaten; Expansion; Intervention; Fremtidsanalyser; Fremtidsforskning; Fremtidige Krige; Risikozoner; Risikoområder; Sårbarhed; Afskrækkelse; Afspænding; Ekplosive Situationer; Spændingszoner; Centraleuropa; Nordeuropa; Sydeuropa; Balkan; Kaukasus; Sovjetunionen; Koldkrigsperioden; Efterkrigsårene; Nordirland; IRA; Irske Problemer; Ulster; Libanon; Jordan; Syrien; Kurderne; Kurdistan; Levanten; Hellig Krig; Islam; Muslimer; Etniske, Religiøse, Nationale Mindretal; Persiske Golf; Indien, Pakistan; Cambuchia; Cambodia; Laos; Nordvietnam; Sydvietnam; Nordkorea; Sydkorea; Vestlige Sahara; Libyen; Tidligere Kolonier; Kolonikrige; Uafhængighed; Nye Nationalstater; Afrika; Afrikanske Lande; Tredie Verden; Urocentre; Nordamerika; Mellemamerika; Latinamerika; Sydamerika; Amazonlandet; Amazonområdet; Falklandsøerne; Antarkis; Rumkrig; Space War; Krig i Rummet; Star Wars; SDI; Kina; Japan; Sydafrika; Olie; Atomvåben; Atomtruslen; NATO; Tyrkiet; Alliancer; Aftaler; Traktater; International Politik; Internationale Relationer; Grænsekonflikter; Grænsekrige; Ideologier; Kommunistiske Trussel; Strategisk Betydning; Geografisk; Ethiopien; Warszawapagtlandene; Østeuropa; Arabiske Lande; Mellemøsten; Middelhavet; Amarikanske Baser; Neutrale Områder; Sikkerhedsområder; Sikkerhed

War of the Rats

War of the Rats
Author: David L. Robbins
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9780307575371
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Release: 2009-12-16
Editor: Bantam
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

For six months in 1942, Stalingrad is the center of a titanic struggle between the Russian and German armies—the bloodiest campaign in mankind's long history of warfare. The outcome is pivotal. If Hitler's forces are not stopped, Russia will fall. And with it, the world.... German soldiers call the battle Rattenkrieg, War of the Rats. The combat is horrific, as soldiers die in the smoking cellars and trenches of a ruined city. Through this twisted carnage stalk two men—one Russian, one German—each the top sniper in his respective army. These two marksmen are equally matched in both skill and tenacity. Each man has his own mission: to find his counterpart—and kill him. But an American woman trapped in Russia complicates this extraordinary duel. Joining the Russian sniper's cadre, she soon becomes one of his most talented assassins—and perhaps his greatest weakness. Based on a true story, this is the harrowing tale of two adversaries enmeshed in their own private war—and whose fortunes will help decide the fate of the world.

The Siege of Vienna The Last Great Trial Between Cross Crescent

The Siege of Vienna  The Last Great Trial Between Cross   Crescent
Author: John Stoye
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781605987682
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Release: 2008-02-06
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"In his splendid study The Siege of Vienna, the Oxford historian John Stoye provides a detailed account of the intricate machinations between the Habsburgs and the Ottomans. Mr. Stoye's description of the siege itself is masterly. He seems to know every inch of ground, every earthwork and fortification around the Imperial City, and he follows the action meticulously."--The Wall Street Journal "Worthy of the pen of Herodotus. . . . It is a measure of the fascination of Mr. Stoye's subject that one should think of comparing his treatment of it with the work of the greatest historians."--The Times Literary Supplement "John Stoye is the master of every aspect of his subject."--Daily Telegraph The siege of Vienna in 1683 was one of the turning points in European history. So great was its impact that countries normally jealous and hostile sank their differences to throw back the armies of Islam and their savage Tartar allies. The consequences of defeat were momentous: The Ottomans lost half of their European territories, which led to the final collapse of their empire, and the Habsburgs turned their attention from France and the Rhine frontier to the rich pickings of the Balkans. That hot September day in 1683 witnessed the last great trial of strength between the East and the West-and opened an epoch in European history that lasted until the First World War.

Enemy at the Gate

Enemy at the Gate
Author: Raphael Grant
Pages: 86
ISBN: 1984551302
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Release: 2018-09-05
Editor: Xlibris Us
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

You have probably heard of gates or read about gates in the scriptures, but you dont understand what it really means. Well, in this book, I am going to teach you the spiritual significance of gates in correlation with physical gates. God has given us the authority and power through Christ to rule at the gates and to legislate and decree at the gate. The gate is a place of influence and power, where destinies are determined physically and spiritually. This book will help you pray strategically, skillfully, and intelligently.

The Enemy at the Gate a Book of Famous Sieges

The Enemy at the Gate  a Book of Famous Sieges
Author: Reginald Hargreaves
Pages: 406
ISBN: 1258930978
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Release: 2013-10
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This is a new release of the original 1948 edition.

Reading the Enemy s Mind

Reading the Enemy s Mind
Author: Paul Smith
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9780312349608
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Release: 2005-12-27
Editor: Forge Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

If you thought The Manchurian Candidate was fiction or John Farris's The Fury, which featured a CIA mind-control program run amok, was the stuff of an overheated imagination, you were sorely mistaken. From behind the cloak of U.S. military secrecy comes the story of Star Gate, the project that for nearly a quarter of a century trained soldiers and civilian spies in extra-sensory perception (ESP). Their objective: To search out the secrets of America's cold war enemies using a skill called "remote viewing." Paul H. Smith, a U.S. Army Major, was one of these viewers. Assigned to the remote viewing unit in 1983 at a pivotal time in its history, Smith served for the rest of the decade, witnessing and taking part in many of the seminal national-security crises of the twentieth century. With the Star Gate secrets declassified and the program mothballed by the Central Intelligence Agency, the story can now be told of the ordinary soldiers drafted onto the battlefield of human consciousness. Using hundreds of interviews with the key players in the Star Gate program, and gathering thousands of pages of documents, Smith opens the records on this remarkable chapter in American military, scientific, and cultural history. He reveals many secrets about how remote viewing works and how it was used against enemy targets. Among these stories are the search for hostages in Lebanon; spying on Soviet directed energy weapons; investigating the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland; tracking foreign testing of weapons of mass destruction; combating narco-trafficking off America's coasts; aiding in the Iranian hostage situation; finding KGB moles in the CIA; pursuing Middle East terrorists; and more. Between the lines in the official records are revelations about unrelenting attempts from within and without to destroy the remote viewing program, and the efforts that kept Star Gate going for more than two decades in spite of its enemies. This is a story for the believer and the skeptic---a rare look at the innards of a top secret program and an eye-opening treatise on the power of the human mind to transcend the limitations of space and time. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Ender s Game and Philosophy

Ender s Game and Philosophy
Author: Anonim
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9781118386583
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Release: 2013-07-26
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A threat to humanity portending the end of our species lurks in thecold recesses of space. Our only hope is an eleven-year-old boy. Celebrating the long-awaited release of the movie adaptation ofOrson Scott Card’s novel about highly trained child geniusesfighting a race of invading aliens, this collection of originalessays probes key philosophical questions raised in the narrative,including the ethics of child soldiers, politics on the internet,and the morality of war and genocide. Original essays dissect the diverse philosophical questionsraised in Card’s best-selling sci-fi classic, winner of theNebula and Hugo Awards and which has been translated in 29languages Publication coincides with planned release of major motionpicture adaptation of Ender’s Game starring AsaButterfield and Harrison Ford Treats a wealth of core contemporary issues in morality andethics, including child soldiers, the best kind of education andthe use and misuse of global communications for politicalpurposes A stand-out addition to the Blackwell Philosophy and PopCulture series

The Moment of Lift

The Moment of Lift
Author: Melinda Gates
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781250313560
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Release: 2019-04-23
Editor: Flatiron Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “In her book, Melinda tells the stories of the inspiring people she’s met through her work all over the world, digs into the data, and powerfully illustrates issues that need our attention—from child marriage to gender inequity in the workplace.” — President Barack Obama “The Moment of Lift is an urgent call to courage. It changed how I think about myself, my family, my work, and what’s possible in the world. Melinda weaves together vulnerable, brave storytelling and compelling data to make this one of those rare books that you carry in your heart and mind long after the last page.” — Brené Brown, Ph.D., author of the New York Times #1 bestseller Dare to Lead “Melinda Gates has spent many years working with women around the world. This book is an urgent manifesto for an equal society where women are valued and recognized in all spheres of life. Most of all, it is a call for unity, inclusion and connection. We need this message more than ever.” — Malala Yousafzai "Melinda Gates's book is a lesson in listening. A powerful, poignant, and ultimately humble call to arms." — Tara Westover, author of the New York Times #1 bestseller Educated A debut from Melinda Gates, a timely and necessary call to action for women's empowerment. “How can we summon a moment of lift for human beings – and especially for women? Because when you lift up women, you lift up humanity.” For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women down. In this moving and compelling book, Melinda shares lessons she’s learned from the inspiring people she’s met during her work and travels around the world. As she writes in the introduction, “That is why I had to write this book—to share the stories of people who have given focus and urgency to my life. I want all of us to see ways we can lift women up where we live.” Melinda’s unforgettable narrative is backed by startling data as she presents the issues that most need our attention—from child marriage to lack of access to contraceptives to gender inequity in the workplace. And, for the first time, she writes about her personal life and the road to equality in her own marriage. Throughout, she shows how there has never been more opportunity to change the world—and ourselves. Writing with emotion, candor, and grace, she introduces us to remarkable women and shows the power of connecting with one another. When we lift others up, they lift us up, too.