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Churchill Flip Book

Author : Imperial War Museums
ISBN : 1904897673
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There are few figures in all of world history as famous--or as physically distinctive--as Winston Churchill. His round face, three-piece suits, and jutting cigar symbolized British resistance in the darkest days of World War II, and in the decades since, he has become a byword for stalwart confidence and commitment. This book presents little-known footage of Churchill inspecting troops from New Zealand in September 1940, rendered as a miniature flipbook. We see Churchill in action, talking with soldiers, gesturing to aides, and representing in his person the leadership the world needed at that moment. Sure to entertain Churchill's many fans, this flip book also serves as the perfect introduction to his mystique.

Sherman Tank Flip Book

Author : Imperial War Museum Imperial War Museum
ISBN : 1912423138
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Come face to face with the iconic Sherman tank as it moves through liberated Northwest Europe in 1944. The infamous Sherman tank was the most widely used Allied tank of the Second World War, and the sheer number of units produced played a crucial part in the Allies winning the war. Using rare footage from the vast film archive at Imperial War Museums, this flip book shows the Sherman tank moving through northwest Europe, an area recently liberated by the Allies. Imperial War Museums has managed a film archive from its very beginnings as an institution in 1917. The collection extends to over 23 thousand hours of moving images, representing a wide and diverse range of material from public information films and official newsreels to documentaries and unedited combat film.

Imperial War Museum Book Of The War At Sea 1914 18

Author : Julian Thompson
ISBN : 9780330540766
Genre : History
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Based on gripping first-hand testimony from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, this book reveals what it was really like to serve in the Royal Navy during the First World War. It was a period of huge change – for the first time the British navy went into battle with untried weapon systems, dreadnoughts, submarines, aircraft and airships. Julian Thompson blends insightful narrative with never-before-published stories to show what these men faced and overcame. Officers and men, from admirals down to the youngest sailors faced the same dangers, at sea in often terrible weather conditions, with the ever-present prospect of being blown to pieces, or choking to death trapped in a compartment or turret as they plunged to the bottom of the sea. In their own words they share their experiences, from from long patrols and pitched battles in the cold, rough water of the North Sea to the perils of warfare in the Dardanelles; from the cat-and-mouse search for Vice-Admiral Graf von Spee in the Pacific to the dangerous raids on Ostend and Zeebrugge. We see what it was like to spend weeks in the cramped, smelly submarines of the period, or to attack U-boats from unreliable airships.

They Thought It Was A Marvel

Author : Tjitte de Vries
ISBN : 9789085550167
Genre : Art
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Was 1906 the year of birth of animation pictures? Or 1908? Was France the place of birth, or was it the United States? --

Diary Of A Red Devil

Author : Albert Blockwell
ISBN : 1874622132
Genre : History
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Many books have been written about the Second World War and the majority of them either concentrate on a particular battle, campaign or unit. Individual accounts are certainly in a minority and those from the lower ranks even more scarcer. Helion and Co Ltd are therefore pleased to announce the publication of Diary of A Red Devil. It relates the war time experiences of a young man, Albert Blockwell from the northeast of England, who in February 1940 was called up for service with the Army. Initially conscripted into the Royal Army Ordnance Corps and trained as a vehicle mechanic, he was then posted in March 1940 to a prewar Territorial unit - The 7th Kings Own Scottish Borderers, then a home defense unit based near London. His diary is a most interesting account of a young vehicle mechanic who also had to learn to be a infantry soldier. Albert remained with this unit for all his wartime service, later going to the Shetland Islands when the 7th KOSB were part of OSDEF (Orkney and Shetlands Defence Force). Then in late 1943 much to their surprise the unit was posted to Lincolnshire to become the third infantry unit in the 1st Airlanding Brigade then in the process of returning from Italy with the rest of the 1st Airborne Division. Swapping their glengarries for red berets Albert and his comrades had to adapt to their new way of getting to war by glider. The diary continues with a down to earth account of the highs and lows of the next few months. Then in September 1944 Albert flew to Holland on Operation Market-Garden and his account (written in PoW camp) describes the savage nine days fighting at Arnhem from the slit trench level. Taken prisoner on the last day his account then describes the spartan life in PoW camp without pulling any punches. Sadly Albert died in 2001 but his diary survived and his daughter Maggie Clifton together with help from two published 'Arnhem' authors have edited a unique account of the fighting at Arnhem from the front-line soldier's perspective. Key sales points: Unique personal account of the formation of Britain's airborne forces and their epic actions during Operation Market Garden, The diary is supplemented by extensive annotations from acknowledged Arnhem expert Niall Cherry providing additional information relating to the units and individuals mentioned in Albert's diary, Features a large number of rare photographs and documents.

Great Escaper

Author : Louise Williams
ISBN : 9781445654058
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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He survived the air war and broke out of Germany’s toughest POW camp. Now his fate lies in Hitler’s hands.

Cross Curricular Teaching In The Primary School

Author : Trevor Kerry
ISBN : 9781317659167
Genre : Education
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How can teaching across the curriculum improve children’s learning? How can you plan meaningful, imaginative topic work? Cross-Curricular Teaching in the Primary School helps teachers plan a more imaginative, integrated curriculum by presenting in accessible language a rationale and framework for teaching across the subjects. This second edition has been fully updated in light of the new curriculum, and shows how cross-curricular work can contribute to deeper subject knowledge. Illustrated throughout with examples of effective topic work in successful schools, this book provides guidance on the underpinning theory and strategies to facilitate cross-curricular work with young children. With a new structure to emphasise the importance of careful planning and preparation, issues covered include: How children learn The theory and rationale behind the cross-curricular approach Developing the curriculum and lesson planning Teaching and learning in an integrated way at KS1 and KS2 Cross-curricular approaches for maths Whole school approaches and team teaching for cross-curricular teaching The role of support staff in cross-curricular teaching Improving children’s thinking skills Supporting children with special needs Using new media and drama to facilitate cross-curricular learning Assessing cross-curricular learning. Cross-Curricular Teaching in the Primary School provides much needed support for busy student and practising teachers. Packed with practical ideas, it offers an accessible guide to all aspects of introducing an integrated curriculum.

The Imperial War Museum Book Of Victory In Europe

Author : Julian Thompson
ISBN : WISC:89055003156
Genre : History
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The Real History Of World War Ii

Author : Alan Axelrod
ISBN : 9781402740909
Genre : History
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Traces the causes of World War II, explores the motivations of important people involved with it, presents the events of the war grouped by the theater in which they took place, and examines its aftermath.

D Day

Author : Dan Van Der Vat
ISBN : 1897330278
Genre : History
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With rare photographs and personal artifacts from private collections, this compelling history draws on the stories of both those who survived and those who gave their lives and also includes the author's own perspective, that of a boy living in a village near the D-Day landing site. Original.

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