The Last Ridge

Author: McKay Jenkins
Editor: Random House Incorporated
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A look at the U.S. Army's first alpine division, made up of some of America's most elite skiers and climbers, describes their nighttime mountain attacks on impenetrable German mountain fortifications during the winter of 1945.
To the Last Ridge
Language: en
Pages: 207
Authors: W. H. Downing
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-08-01 - Publisher: Grub Street Publishers

This soldier’s WWI account of trench warfare is “a masterpiece among the chronicles of war” (The Australian). Written just after the heat of the battle, this is the personal account of an ordinary soldier’s experience of one of the most horrific series of battles ever fought—Fleurbaix, Bapaume, Beaumetz, Lagnicourt, Bullecourt,
The Last Ridge
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Mckay Jenkins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-18 - Publisher: Random House

When World War II broke out in Europe, the American army had no specialized division of mountain soldiers. But in the winter of 1939–40, after a tiny band of Finnish mountain troops brought the invading Soviet army to its knees, an amateur skier named Charles Minot “Minnie” Dole convinced the
Summary of Mckay Jenkins's The Last Ridge
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Everest Media,
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-15T22:59:00Z - Publisher: Everest Media LLC

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Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest
Language: en
Pages: 452
Authors: John Logan Allen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-01-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

The author traces how Lewis and Clark's epic journey of 1804–06 and their charting of the American Northwest dramatically revised generally held concepts of the area's geography. With 45 maps. "Splendidly researched and highly readable" — Donald Jackson, editor of the Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Hugh Falconer
Categories: Paleontology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1868 - Publisher:

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