Grim Crims and Convicts (Fairdinkum Histories Series, Book 2)

Grim Crims and Convicts (Fairdinkum Histories Series, Book 2) by Jackie French
English | 2009 | ISBN: 1865048712 | 121 pages | EPUB | 15.47 MB
It was an incredible idea-to found a colony of convicts eight months’ sail away from Great Britain. In a land with no cities, no farms, no rich spices. Just savages in huts. The Dutch, the French and the Portuguese had known about this place for two hundred years-and had turned their noses up at it. The Chinese had known about it for even longer and they weren’t interested either. No country had ever thought to send a colony so far away. Why on earth would you bother?

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Ghost of the Innocent Man A True Story of Trial and Redemption [Audiobook]

Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption [Audiobook] by Benjamin Rachlin
English | August 15th, 2017 | ASIN: B074MDTVM5 | kbps | 12 hrs 34 mins | 346.12 MB
Narrator: Ron Butler
During the last two decades, more than 2,000 American citizens have been wrongfully convicted. Ghost of the Innocent Man brings us one of the most dramatic of those cases and provides the clearest picture yet of the national scourge of wrongful conviction and of the opportunity for meaningful reform.

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Applied Sciences in Graphic Communication and Packaging

Applied Sciences in Graphic Communication and Packaging: Proceedings of 2017 49th Conference of the International Circle of Educational Institutes for Graphic Arts Technology and Management & 8th China Academic Conference on Printing and Packaging By Pengfei Zhao
English | PDF | 2018 | 932 Pages | ISBN : 9811076286 | 27.94 MB
This book includes a selection of reviewed papers presented at the 49th Conference of the International Circle of Educational Institutes for Graphic Arts Technology and Management & 8th China Academic Conference on Printing and Packaging, which was held on May 14-16, 2017 in Beijing, China.

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Stanley Johnston’s Blunder The Reporter Who Spilled the Secret Behind the U.S. Navy’s Victory at Midway

Stanley Johnston’s Blunder: The Reporter Who Spilled the Secret Behind the U.S. Navy’s Victory at Midway by Elliot Carlson
English | October 15th, 2017 | ASIN: B075T75BNV, ISBN: 1591146798 | 427 pages | EPUB | 6.36 MB
This book chronicles the activity of Chicago Tribune war correspondent Stanley Johnston aboard the carrier Lexington and the transport ship Barnett, during and just after the Battle of the Coral Sea. It shows how he ingratiated himself with key officers and used his access to obtain information from a secret radiogram by Admiral Nimitz that revealed the order of battle of Imperial Japanese Navy forces advancing on Midway-information that could only have been obtained by U.S.

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