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Who Is the Enemy

Who Is the Enemy

Anthony Comstock Or You?

  • Author: Edwin C Walker
  • Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press
  • ISBN: 9780344341908
  • Category:
  • Page: 68
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Fighting the Enemy

Fighting the Enemy

Australian Soldiers and Their Adversaries in World War II

  • Author: Mark Johnston
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780521782227
  • Category: History
  • Page: 206
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Presented to the people of Murrurundi by Phillip Mawson, Vietnam Veterens Day 2004.

Football Against The Enemy

Football Against The Enemy

Football Against The Enemy

  • Author: Simon Kuper
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1409137856
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 256
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The classic winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award Throughout the world, football is a potent force in the lives of billions of people. Focusing national, political and cultural identities, football is the medium through which the world's hopes and fears, passions and hatreds are expressed. Simon Kuper travelled to 22 countries from South Africa to Italy, from Russia to the USA, to examine the way football has shaped them. At the same time he tried to find out what lies behind each nation's distinctive style of play, from the carefree self-expression of the Brazilians to the anxious calculation of the Italians. During his journeys he met an extraordinary range of players, politicians and - of course - the fans themselves, all of whom revealed in their different ways the unique place football has in the life of the planet.

Ego Is the Enemy

Ego Is the Enemy

  • Author: Ryan Holiday
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 069819215X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 256
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The instant Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and international bestseller “While the history books are filled with tales of obsessive visionary geniuses who remade the world in their image with sheer, almost irrational force, I’ve found that history is also made by individuals who fought their egos at every turn, who eschewed the spotlight, and who put their higher goals above their desire for recognition.” —from the prologue Many of us insist the main impediment to a full, successful life is the outside world. In fact, the most common enemy lies within: our ego. Early in our careers, it impedes learning and the cultivation of talent. With success, it can blind us to our faults and sow future problems. In failure, it magnifies each blow and makes recovery more difficult. At every stage, ego holds us back. Ego Is the Enemy draws on a vast array of stories and examples, from literature to philosophy to his­tory. We meet fascinating figures such as George Marshall, Jackie Robinson, Katharine Graham, Bill Belichick, and Eleanor Roosevelt, who all reached the highest levels of power and success by con­quering their own egos. Their strategies and tactics can be ours as well. In an era that glorifies social media, reality TV, and other forms of shameless self-promotion, the battle against ego must be fought on many fronts. Armed with the lessons in this book, as Holiday writes, “you will be less invested in the story you tell about your own specialness, and as a result, you will be liberated to accomplish the world-changing work you’ve set out to achieve.” From the Hardcover edition.

Working for the Enemy

Working for the Enemy

Ford, General Motors, and Forced Labor in Germany During the Second World War

  • Author: Reinhold Billstein,Karola Fings,Anita Kugler
  • Publisher: Berghahn Books
  • ISBN: 9781845450137
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 309
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General Motors, the largest corporation on earth today, has been the owner since 1929 of Adam Opel AG, Russelsheim, the maker of Opel cars. Ford Motor Company in 1931 built the Ford Werke factory in Cologne, now the headquarters of European Ford. In this book, historians tell the astonishing story of what happened at Opel and Ford Werke under the Third Reich, and of the aftermath today. Long before the Second World War, key American executives at Ford and General Motors were eager to do business with Nazi Germany. Ford Werke and Opel became indispensable suppliers to the German armed forces, together providing most of the trucks that later motorized the Nazi attempt to conquer Europe. After the outbreak of war in 1939, Opel converted its largest factory to warplane parts production, and both companies set up extensive maintenance and repair networks to help keep the war machine on wheels. During the war, the Nazi Reich used millions of POWs, civilians from German-occupied countries, and concentration camp prisoners as forced laborers in the German homefront economy. Starting in 1940, Ford Werke and Opel also made use of thousands of forced laborers. POWs and civilian detainees, deported to Germany by the Nazi authorities, were kept at private camps owned and managed by the companies. In the longest section of the book, ten people who were forced to work at Ford Werke recall their experiences in oral testimonies. For more than fifty years, legal and political obstacles frustrated efforts to gain compensation for Nazi-era forced labor; in the most recent case, a $12 billion lawsuit was filed against the computer giant I.B.M. by a group of Gypsy organizations. In 1998, former forced laborers filed dozens of class action lawsuits against German corporations in U.S. courts. The concluding chapter reviews the subsequent, immensely complex negotiations towards a settlement - which involved Germany, the United States, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Czech Republic, Israel and several other countries, as well as dozens of well-known German corporations.

Brave Against the Enemy

Brave Against the Enemy

  • Author: Ann Nolan Clark
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Dakota Ianguage
  • Page: 215
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Falling for the Enemy

Falling for the Enemy

  • Author: Shawna Delacorte
  • Publisher: Silhouette
  • ISBN: 9781459200685
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 192
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A DANGEROUSLY DESIRABLE BOSS Paige Bradford intended to expose Bryce Lexington for the ruthless shark he was. But when they started working together, the sparks they gave off jettisoned her best intentions…Paige knew this corporate hunk wasn't what he seemed—but was she losing her heart…to the enemy? Hiring oh-so-sexy Paige might have been the biggest mistake Bryce had ever made, but he had to learn what she was after. Especially since she had Bryce—the man with everything—wanting something far more precious: Paige's love.

Rome and the Enemy

Rome and the Enemy

Imperial Strategy in the Principate

  • Author: Susan P. Mattern
  • Publisher: Univ of California Press
  • ISBN: 9780520929708
  • Category: History
  • Page: 277
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How did the Romans build and maintain one of the most powerful and stable empires in the history of the world? This illuminating book draws on the literature, especially the historiography, composed by the members of the elite who conducted Roman foreign affairs. From this evidence, Susan P. Mattern reevaluates the roots, motivations, and goals of Roman imperial foreign policy especially as that policy related to warfare. In a major reinterpretation of the sources, Rome and the Enemy shows that concepts of national honor, fierce competition for status, and revenge drove Roman foreign policy, and though different from the highly rationalizing strategies often attributed to the Romans, dictated patterns of response that remained consistent over centuries. Mattern reconstructs the world view of the Roman decision-makers, the emperors, and the elite from which they drew their advisers. She discusses Roman conceptions of geography, strategy, economics, and the influence of traditional Roman values on the conduct of military campaigns. She shows that these leaders were more strongly influenced by a traditional, stereotyped perception of the enemy and a drive to avenge insults to their national honor than by concepts of defensible borders. In fact, the desire to enforce an image of Roman power was a major policy goal behind many of their most brutal and aggressive campaigns. Rome and the Enemy provides a fascinating look into the Roman mind in addition to a compelling reexamination of Roman conceptions of warfare and national honor. The resulting picture creates a new understanding of Rome's long mastery of the Mediterranean world.

When the Enemy Attacks

When the Enemy Attacks

  • Author: Anthony Calloway
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • ISBN: 1449038174
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 216
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Have you suddenly experienced being under attack, and not understanding why? Hell on your job, hell in your home, and hell on your mind? Could it be the enemy inviting himself in? We are living in a time where the enemy is using us for his will. We have become so deceived by his tricks that we have allowed him to step right into our lives to sift us like wheat. When I speak of the enemy, I am not talking about Al-Qaeda, the Soviets or North Korea. I am talking about the enemy of our soul. This thought provoking book will take you through some of the challenges we face in our daily lives. It will also help you identify the enemy's strategies.

The Fallen (The Enemy Book 5)

The Fallen (The Enemy Book 5)

  • Author: Charlie Higson
  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141967978
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 304
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The Fallen by Charlie Higson is the fifth awesome book in The Enemy series. First the sickness rotted the adults' minds. Then their bodies. Now they stalk the streets, hunting human flesh. The Holloway crew are survivors. They've fought their way across London and made it to the Natural History Museum alive - just. But the fight will never end while the Enemy lives, unless there's another way. . . The kids at the museum are looking for a cure. All they need are medical supplies. To get them means a journey down unknown roads. Roads where not only crazed, hungry sickos hide in the shadows. SUDDENLY IT'S NOT SO CLEAR WHO - OR WHAT - THEY'RE FIGHTING. The fourth terrifying part of Charlie Higson's bestselling Enemy series. The Enemy is among us. . . ** 2013 is the year of zombies, with Brad Pitt's World War Z and Nicholas Holt's Warm Bodies films hitting cinemas. ** 'Lord of the Flies with zombies' - Rick Riordan, creator of the Percy Jackson series. ** Charlie Higson is the bestselling author of Young Bond, and creator of The Fast Show. ** Perfect for bloodthirsty fans of 28 Days Later and Darren Shan's Zom-B series.