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Natalie Wood a biography

Natalie Wood a biography

Natalie Wood a biography

Who is Natalie Wood? On Sunday, November 29, 1981, the world woke to the news that the talented and well-loved movie star Natalie Wood was dead. She was only 43 years old. But as details of her death became known, the loss became both a tragedy and a...

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A daughter's tale

A daughter's tale

A daughter's tale

Memoir of the youngest child of Winston Churchill, focused largely on the years encompassing World War II. Countless books have been written about Churchill, and even this memoir is only the latest book that Soames (Clementine Churchill, 2002, etc.) has...

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Marilyn Monroe: The Final Years

Marilyn Monroe: The Final Years

Marilyn Monroe: The Final Years

To publish for the fiftieth anniversary of her tragic death, this definitive account dispels the rumors and sets the record straight on her last two years. Keith Badman delves into the reality of Monroe’s last days in this surprising, and painstakingly...

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The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe

The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe

The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe

“a crazy quilt of a tale . . . Donald Wolfe manages to capture the full complexity of the woman . . .” What occurs to the reader before not too many pages of The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe fly by is how very farfetched it all seems: that the three great...

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Marilyn Monroe: Milton's Marilyn

Marilyn Monroe: Milton's Marilyn

Marilyn Monroe: Milton's Marilyn

This book unveils probably the last and definitely the finest, unpublished piece of the jigsaw making up the now immortal image of Marilyn Monroe - photos taken by famous photographer Milton Greene who was Marilyn's artistic advisor, agent, and business...

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Final victory

Final victory

Final victory

Historian Weintraub (Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941, 2011, etc.) looks at an ailing President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s last campaign. In 1944, Roosevelt was in very poor health, plagued by a heart condition, high blood pressure and...

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Agent Garbo

Agent Garbo

Agent Garbo

Were the D-Day landings saved from failure because of a lone secret agent ? Agent Garbo tells the astonishing story of a self-made secret agent who matched wits with the best minds of the Third Reich — and won. Juan Pujol was a nobody, a Barcelona poultry...

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Fuhrer

Fuhrer

Fuhrer

Journalist Konrad Heiden was one of the first to hear the young Adolf Hitler's rousing orations and to recognize his political ingenuity and perverse, self-serving ideology. As a staff reporter on the Frankfurter Zeitung Heiden was one of the first writers...

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Yamamoto Isoroku

Yamamoto Isoroku

Yamamoto Isoroku

Admiral Yamamoto Isoroku was the defining Japanese naval commander of World War II. Although by no means part of the militarist clique that dominated Japanese politics in the 1930s, when war came Yamamoto was completely committed to his country's cause...

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Demyansk 1942-43

Demyansk 1942-43

Demyansk 1942-43

The fighting around the town of Demyansk was one of the longest encirclement battles on the Eastern Front during the Second World War, stretching from February 1942 to February 1943. Originally, the German 16. Armee occupied Demyansk in the fall of 1941...

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Shodown at Shepherd's Bush

Shodown at Shepherd's Bush

Shodown at Shepherd's Bush

Sports journalist Davis recounts an influential and largely forgotten chapter in Olympic lore. As the Summer Olympics, and all the attendant pomp and circumstance, prepare to return to London in 2012, this book serves as a reminder of the event’s less-glamorous...

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Einsatzgruppen

Einsatzgruppen

Einsatzgruppen

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Einsatzgruppen (German: "task forces"; singular Einsatzgruppe; official full name Einsatzgruppen der Sicherheitspolizei und des SD) were SS paramilitary death squads that were responsible for mass killings,...

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Les espions d'Hitler

Les espions d'Hitler

Les espions d'Hitler

Ils ont une même origine : ils sont tous les deux marins. Ils exercent la même activité : ils sont maîtres espions. Ils vont servir le même maître : Adolf Hitler. La comparaison entre l'amiral Wilhelm Canaris, chef de l'Abwehr, et l'Obergruppenführer...

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Marilyn Monroe Fragments

Marilyn Monroe Fragments

Marilyn Monroe Fragments

Les textes inédits de Marilyn Monroe, écrits entre 1943 et 1962. Tout un univers intérieur pour découvrir l'autre face de l'icône. Fiche Technique EAN commerce : 9782757828953 Editeur (Livre) : Points Date sortie / parution : 07/06/2012 Auteur : Marilyn...

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Eugenio Pacelli - Pius XII (1876-1958)

Eugenio Pacelli - Pius XII (1876-1958)

Eugenio Pacelli - Pius XII (1876-1958)

One of the most prominent and controversial personalities in the 20th-century history of the church is revealed in this collection of current research on Pope Pius XII, Eugenio Pacelli. The featured lectures complement the Papal Committee for Historical...

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Hitler's Spy Chief

Hitler's Spy Chief

Hitler's Spy Chief

Admiral Wilhelm Canaris was appointed by Hitler to head the Abwehr (the German secret service) eighteen months after the Nazis came to power. But Canaris turned against the Führer and the Nazi regime, believing that Hitler would start a war Germany could...

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