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📒His Final Battle ✍ Joseph Lelyveld
📝His Final Battle Book Synopsis : A New York Times 2016 Notable Book “By far the most enigmatic leading figure” of World War II. That’s how the British military historian John Keegan described Franklin D. Roosevelt, who frequently left his contemporaries guessing, never more so than at the end of his life. Here, in a hugely insightful account, a prizewinning author and journalist untangles the narrative threads of Roosevelt’s final months, showing how he juggled the strategic, political, and personal choices he faced as the war, his presidency, and his life raced in tandem to their climax. The story has been told piecemeal but never like this, with a close focus on Roosevelt himself and his hopes for a stable international order after the war, and how these led him into a prolonged courtship of Joseph Stalin, the Soviet dictator, involving secret, arduous journeys to Tehran and the Crimea. In between, as the war entered its final phase, came the thunderbolt of a dire medical diagnosis, raising urgent questions about the ability of the longest-serving president to stand for a fourth term at a time when he had little choice. Neither his family nor top figures in his administration were informed of his diagnosis, let alone the public or his closest ally, Winston Churchill. With D-Day looming, Roosevelt took a month off on a plantation in the south where he was examined daily by a navy cardiologist, then waited two more months before finally announcing, on the eve of his party’s convention, that he’d be a candidate. A political grand master still, he manipulated the selection of a new running mate, with an eye to a possible succession, displaying some of his old vigor and wit in a winning campaign. With precision and compassion, Joseph Lelyveld examines the choices Roosevelt faced, shining new light on his state of mind, preoccupations, and motives, both as leader of the wartime alliance and in his personal life. Confronting his own mortality, Roosevelt operated in the belief that he had a duty to see the war through to the end, telling himself he could always resign if he found he couldn’t carry on. Lelyveld delivers an incisive portrait of this deliberately inscrutable man, a consummate leader to the very last.
📒The Final Battle ✍ William C. Dietz
📝The Final Battle Book Synopsis : Human and machine. Elite and Expendable. They are the Legion of the Damned. The Hudathans are on a rampage. They have created their own corps of cyborgs using copycat technology and psychotic candidates. They have refitted their hardware. Reloaded their weapons. Refueled their insanity. And targeted the heart of the Confederacy, once and for all. The Legion will be there to greet them. From the Paperback edition.
📒Outnumbered ✍ Eric Fein
📝Outnumbered Book Synopsis : Tells the story of Davy Crockett and the Battle of the Alamo.
📒Space Galactic Battles Three The Final Battle ✍ Matthew Sullivan
📝Space Galactic Battles Three The Final Battle Book Synopsis : The 3rd and final chapter of the SGB trilogy. This chapter picks up immediately after the exciting events of SGB 2. The crew of the Alliance vessel escape the Imperial Union’s trap. Meanwhile Empress Baswaski forms a super team called the Imperial Power Clan to crush the Stari at their main temple Sun-Star. The Hero of Stars, James, has to postpone his being a pilot to get training to take on the powerful clan, and ultimately Jessica herself. A huge space battle unfolds in Alliance space unlike any the galaxy has ever seen. How will the Alliance win this climatic battle against the Imperial Union. One thing is certain; the 3rd galactic war will end and perhaps the war between the stari and cometra as well.
📒Brotherhood Of Thieves 3 The Final Battle ✍ Stuart Daly
📝Brotherhood of Thieves 3 The Final Battle Book Synopsis : Andalon is at war and Caspan and his friends find themselves in the thick of the battle to save their land from the invading Roon. As they fly into the skies above enemy warships, they have no idea whether they will survive this dangerous mission. A chance encounter with a fleeing soldier could change everything provided Caspan acts fast. Could Caspan's new friend help to bring peace to Andalon?
📒Final Battle ✍ Steve Barlow
📝Final Battle Book Synopsis : Aiming to develop the confidence and reading ability of struggling readers aged 11-14, the Impact series encompasses a wide range of genres and writing styles. This retelling of the death of King Arthur is one of the titles in Set C.
📒Ike S Final Battle ✍ Kasey S. Pipes
📝Ike s Final Battle Book Synopsis : He called it one of the hardest things he ever didas difficult as leading the D-Day invasion. When Dwight Eisenhower sent the 101st Airborne to Little Rock to integrate Central High School in September 1957, he couldn't know that he was fighting the last great battle of his career...one that would change forever both him and his country. This is the story of how one of America's greatest leaders confronted America's greatest sin. This is the unlikely tale of how Ike became a civil rights president."Ike" represents is a revolution in scholarship on Eisenhower and civil rights. Though not uncritical, the book credits his steady personal advance on the issue as well as his accomplishments in the military and as president. Drawing on thousands of primary documents (including newly released material), "Ike's Last Battle" builds to its climax at Little Rockone of the most pivotal events of the civil rights movement. Little Rock is at the epicenter, but the book will also look at the cause, and the aftermath.
📒The Shroud Part Ii ✍ Jacqueline Druga-Marchetti
📝The Shroud Part II Book Synopsis : Led by Michael the Archangel, Dr. Leon must now build an army to defeat his greatest achievement and biggest mistake. Eternal damnation awaits him and the rest of humanity if his army fails.
📒Sozin S Comet The Final Battle Avatar The Last Airbender ✍ Nickelodeon Publishing
📝Sozin s Comet The Final Battle Avatar The Last Airbender Book Synopsis : Experience the four-part season three Avatar: The Last Airbender finale like never before--through the eyes of your favorite Avatar characters: Aang, Zuko, Azula, Fire Lord Ozai, Sokka, Katara, and Uncle Iroh! Includes a totally exclusive interview with Avatar creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, as well as some of their early sketches of the Avatar world and characters!
📒Bentonville ✍ Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes Jr.
📝Bentonville Book Synopsis : The battle of Bentonville, the only major Civil War battle fought in North Carolina, was the Confederacy's last attempt to stop the devastating march of William Tecumseh Sherman's army north through the Carolinas. Despite their numerical disadvantage, General Joseph E. Johnston's Confederate forces successfully ambushed one wing of Sherman's army on March 19, 1865 but were soon repulsed. For the Confederates, it was a heroic but futile effort to delay the inevitable: within a month, both Richmond and Raleigh had fallen, and Lee had surrendered.