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Blind Bombing: How Microwave Radar Brought the Allies to D-Day and Victory in World War II

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Blind Bombing: How Microwave Radar Brought the Allies to D-Day and Victory in World War II

Blind Bombing: How Microwave Radar Brought the Allies to D-Day and Victory in World War II by Norman Fine
English | December 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 1640122206 | 256 pages | EPUB | 1.05 MB

Late in 1939 Nazi Germany was poised to overrun Europe and extend Adolf Hitler's fascist control. At the same time, however, two British physicists invented the resonant cavity magnetron. About the size of a hockey puck, it unlocked the enormous potential of radar exclusively for the Allies.

Voice of Rebellion: How Mozhdah Jamalzadah Brought Hope to Afghanistan

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Voice of Rebellion: How Mozhdah Jamalzadah Brought Hope to Afghanistan

Voice of Rebellion: How Mozhdah Jamalzadah Brought Hope to Afghanistan by Roberta Staley
English | October 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1771644133 | 304 pages | EPUB | 1.89 MB

The first-ever biography of Mozhdah Jamalzadah: refugee, pop singer, and champion of women's rights.

Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America

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Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America

Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America by Sylviane A. Diouf
English | February 18th, 2009 | ISBN: 0195382935, 0195311043 | 352 pages | EPUB | 8.02 MB

In the summer of 1860, more than fifty years after the United States legally abolished the international slave trade, 110 men, women, and children from Benin and Nigeria were brought ashore in Alabama under cover of night. They were the last recorded group of Africans deported to the United States as slaves. Timothy Meaher, an established Mobile businessman, sent the slave ship, the Clotilda , to Africa, on a bet that he could "bring a shipful of niggers right into Mobile Bay under the officers' noses." He won the bet.