9 edition of Partisans found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PR6063.A248 P3 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||244 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||244|
|LC Control Number||82045836|
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Partisans, in Yugoslavia fighting to repel and defeat the German occupation forces. The primary problem is as old as time.
Different ethnic backgrounds in Yugoslavia result in supporting different occupiers. Deceit, betrayal, spies are immersed in all parties/5(44). Partisans is an early novel of his, written in when Matthiessen was in his early 20s creating the Paris Review.
Loved the labyrinth of characters as they moved around Paris and the central mystery of the story. flag Like see review Alison rated it liked it/5.
Alistair MacLeans adventure Partisans is one of the least enjoyable books Ive read. I feared it wouldnt be great having been disappointed with a number of his later outings, the last two that I read being The Way to Dusty Death () and Circus ()/5.
The gripping story of a New Zealand solider who escaped the clutches of a prisoner-of-war camp to join the Yugoslav freedom fighters during the Second World War After a daring escape from a prisoner-of-war camp in occupied Yugoslavia, John Denvir reached the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana, where he joined a partisan band as a machine-gunner.
Popular World War II Partisans Books Showing of 17 The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War (Mass Market Paperback). But most importantly this book prepares you to be a Partisan, and which is defined as: “ A member of an organized body of fighters who attack or harass an enemy, especially within occupied territory; a guerrilla.” There is no more important book you should have in your possession than this one, we truly believe.
The first important thing is this book is not just about the author as a Partisan. A good half the book is about his enlistment in the Red Army, his capture, and then life as a POW.
This is very graphic at times and a fully believable account of life as a German POW. The second half shows his time as a Partisan in Belorus/5. The Reluctant Partisan gets a well-deserved five-star rating.
Billed as "the prepared citizens answer to The Ranger Handbook," the book provides a comprehensive training and evaluation program for tribal, community, and family security preparedness.4/5.
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Fishman. This book takes place in Vilno, Lithuania. It is the story of a group of men who gathered together to save at least some of the Jewish treasures among the books gathered in Vilno.5/5(26).
ISBN According to Yehuda Bauer, Musial's book is “a most important contribution” to the history of the war, the Soviet partisans, and Polish-Jewish partisan relations in Territory: Soviet Union, Territories of.
Partisans, in Yugoslavia fighting to repel and defeat the German occupation forces. The primary problem is as old as time. Different ethnic backgrounds in Yugoslavia result in supporting different occupiers. Deceit, betrayal, spies are immersed in all parties/5(22).
Partisan Leader's Handbook: May, by research), General Service and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This is a nicely organized and well-written book about selected aspects of the Italian partisan movement in late WWII.
It seems to be very well researched and is certainly well presented. Maria de Blasio has a real talent for writing. Too bad her son /5(14). George Dunning recorded his experiences of fighting with the partisans in his book "Where bleed the many".
Aid networks. Another task carried out by the resistance was assisting escaping POWs (an estima were interned in Italy until 8 September ), to reach Allied lines or Switzerland on paths previously used by smugglers. Some fugitives and groups of fugitives hid Active: Most active –; however.
The Yugoslav Partisans, or the National Liberation Army, officially the National Liberation Army and Partisan Detachments of Yugoslavia, was the Communist-led resistance to the Axis powers (chiefly Germany) in occupied Yugoslavia during World War II.
It is considered to be Europe's most effective anti-Axis resistance movement during World War II, often compared to the Area of operations: Axis-occupied Yugoslavia. Approximat Jews throughout Eastern and Western Europe - many of them teens - fought back during the Holocaust as Jewish partisans.
JPEF develops and distributes effective educational materials about the Jewish partisans and their life lessons, bringing the celebration of heroic resistance against tyranny into educational and cultural. A thrilling tale of wartime espionage by the acclaimed Alistair MacLean.
During World War II, Yugoslavian rebel forces struggle to resist the German occupation, even as a three-way civil war tears the nation apart.4/5(4). T he story of the Italian resistance is one of the epics of 20th-century history: from September to AprilItalian partisans in the north fought a guerrilla war against German occupiers.
A new book titled “The Partisan,” The Rebbe referred to Reb Zushe Wilmowsky affectionately as “mein partisan,” and indeed, Reb Zushe tackled each task like a partisan.
Although he had no tanks or air force at his disposal—i.e., funds or employees—he dove into each challenge with vigor and perseverance, never deterred by the physical limitations. PARTISANS AND REDCOATS: The Southern Conflict That Turned the Tide of the American Revolution Walter B.
Edgar, Author. Morrow $25 (p) ISBN ‘But this passionate and partisan book does far more than revive interest in a neglected writer.’ ‘The news media should not be complacent about the fact that so relatively few people see ideological or partisan bias.’.
This edition in contrast looks into the (hybrid) nature of partisanship itself as it appears in film, art and literature. It explores the Partisans in Yugoslavia in Partisan novels, films and songs, analyzes the – still ongoing – transformation process of the Partisan narrative and reviews its transitions into popular (visual) culture.
Partisans of Allah is not only a book for education for Muslims, but the information presented can here help to explain the true nature of Islam to those outside the faith and to clarify the misrepresentation on many subjects to the non-Islamic world.
Muslim Media Network - Pages: There's more talk than action in this slim new WW II thriller from veteran MacLeanand much of the chatting is of the stiff-upper-flip variety, courtesy of cool, smartsy hero Peter Petersen. First met in Rome, Yugoslav-born Petersen would seem, by usual war-novel standards, to be a bad guy: with help from a Nazi Colonel, he's planning to sneak over to Yugoslavia and.
Sabotage of Nazi Supply Train Location Unkown Partisans often mined the tracks of Nazi supply trains. Rich Coen, in his book The Avengers, reports that inthe partisans destroyed one. Partisans of Allah: Jihad in South Asia User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.
While numerous books have appeared recently on the topic of Islamic jihad, few have focused specifically on jihad in South Asia. Jalal (history, Tufts Univ.) here examines the concept of jihad as it Read full review. Based on impressive research and new evidence, this history of the secret British wartime agency, the Special Operations Executive, in wartime Yugoslavia argues that SOE actions achieved little military advantage for the Allies and exacerbated the developing civil war among the forces of monarchist Drazha Mihailovic, Tito's partisans, and other guerilla groups.
Millions of online book co-purchases reveal partisan differences in the consumption of science Feng Shi1 †, Yongren Shi2 †, Fedor a. Dokshin3, James a.
evans1, 4* and Michael W. Macy3* Passionate disagreements about climate change, stem cell research and evolution raise concerns that science has become a new battlefield in the culture wars. Joe Oestreich is the author of three books of creative nonfiction: Partisans (forthcoming in from Black Lawrence Press), Lines of Scrimmage (co-written with Scott Pleasant, ), and Hitless Wonder ().
His work has appeared in Esquire, Creative Nonfiction, River Teeth, Fourth Genre, The Normal School, and many other magazines and journals.
Four of his. Partisans. [Alistair MacLean] -- As the Germans plan to attack the Yugoslav partisans, a royalist major travels from Italy to Yugoslavia on a treacherous mission that will affect the outcome of the struggle.
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A large group of partisans in occupied Soviet territory hid in a forest near the Lithuanian capital of Vilna. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Toscano, Rodrigo. Partisans. [Oakland, Calif.]: O Books, (OCoLC) Document Type. They have written not only the book on partisanship in Brazil, but also a must-read for anyone interested in public opinion, voting, or political parties more generally.' Noam Lupu - Vanderbilt University, Tennessee ‘Partisans, Antipartisans, and Nonpartisans: Voting Behavior in Brazil is an excellent contribution by two major by: 3.
Partisans: War in the Balkans - By Dr Stephen A Hart Last updated In “A House in the Mountains”, the moving finale of a quartet of books on resistance to fascism, Ms Moorehead focuses on four other female partisans: Ada, Bianca, Silvia and Frida. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.
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Spend less. partisan definition: 1. strongly supporting a person, principle, or political party, often without considering or. Learn more. Get this from a library. Partisans. [Alistair MacLean] -- Major Peter Petersen leads a commando force into the besieged stronghold of the Yugoslavian Royalists during World War II.
His mission: to deliver a message of vital importance from the Italian. The story was interesting but much of it relied on a conversation between an unlikely group of people with very little action. I judge a book by how hard it is to put down at night. A good book results in a short night's sleep.
The best thing I can say about Partisans is that it let me sleep well.4/5(31). The ubiquitous Partisan narrative in Yugoslavia served well as founding myth of its newly united people.
Its retrospective deconstruction has absorbed most of the academic attention for the Yugoslav Partisans since the break-up. This edition in contrast looks into the (hybrid) nature of partisanship itself as it appears in film, art, and literature.In her book, "Defiance: The Bielski Partisans", Nechama Tec depicts an amazing tale of Jewish resistance and rescue on the eastern front during World War II.
At the pith of this movement was one Tuvia Bielski, the commander of the large Jewish partisan outfit that roamed the Belorussian woods, constantly trying to avoid contact with the by: Expert Warns Of 'Real Festival Of Partisan Gerrymandering' In David Daley, who wrote a book on Republican redistricting efforts earlier this decade, worries that the next round of map-making.