The Secret War

Author: Brian Johnson

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 1844151026

Category: History

Page: 353

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Orginally a TV tie-in expanded from the BBC televison series, the book covers the behind-the-scenes aspects of the fight by the 'back room' scientists and technicians of WW2, including the battles against the Luftwaffe navigational beams, the V-1 and V-2 flying bombs, the development of radar, the battle against the u-boats, countering the magnetic mine, and the breaking of the codes produced by the Enigma machines.

THE SECRET DESIGN

Author: Dr. Sudhansu Dash

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1387066137

Category:

Page: 78

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The Secret Karate Techniques - Kata Bunkai

Author: Helmut Kogel

Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport

ISBN: 1841269611

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 248

View: 4055


This book is aimed at both the experienced Karate student and those just starting up in finding their way through the theoretical and historical background of Karate and in the practice of the so-called "secret techniques". In reading the book it becomes easy to see Karate's relationship to other Asian Martial Arts systems. Its content includes Basic Techniques, Tuite (Lever) Techniques, Chin Na-Techniques (Hold and Control), Nage Waza (Throws), Shime Waza (Strangling Techniques) and Kyusho (weak points) Techniques. In this book we have tried to analyze Tuite and Kyusho Techniques from a modern anatomical point of view and to this aim have put together a new type of graphic illustration. At its hub is the Karate Kata, which contains all of the techniques mentioned above and which is invaluable for daily training once the various levels of the Bunkai (application) have been understood. The depth of these levels of understanding is layered according to the Omote (obvious interpretation) for the beginner and the Chuden Techniques (middle level) for the more advanced. The hidden, or secret, techniques open themselves up to the higher Master levels, which are described as Okuden.

The Secret Eater

Author: Ros Jackson

Publisher: Rosalind Jackson

ISBN: 0957573219

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 86

View: 2240


Kenssie is a demon who feeds from secrets. Lately pickings have been slim, and she has grown so weak that her shield of invisibility is slipping. As the servant of a demon who eats embarrassment she already feels like she's the laughing stock of the demonic world. But the scorn of someone who thinks that Hawaiian shirts are the height of cool is the least of her worries. A powerful fear demon is dead set on making her his slave, a position that carries seriously short life expectancy. She has no friends. No powers. No clue. Her only hope of escaping a life of terror lies in stealing a grimoire she's never seen from the clutches of a vindictive group of master demons.

The Secret to Southern Charm

Author: Kristy Woodson Harvey

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501158112

Category: Fiction

Page: 299

View: 855


A 2018 Spring Okra Pick USA TODAY Happy Ever After’s Best Women’s Fiction Southern Living’s Most Anticipated Beach Reads of 2018 Deep South Magazine’s Summer Reading List Raleigh News & Observer's “The Best Reads of Summer” Charlotte Observer’s “Summer’s Best Books” New York Live’s “Ashley’s A-List” Pick Leaving fans “practically [begging] for a sequel” (Bookpage), critically acclaimed author Kristy Woodson Harvey returns with the second novel in her beloved Peachtree Bluff series, featuring a trio of sisters and their mother who discover a truth that will change not only the way they see themselves, but also how they fit together as a family. After finding out her military husband is missing in action, middle sister Sloane’s world crumbles as her worst nightmare comes true. She can barely climb out of bed, much less summon the strength to be the parent her children deserve. Her mother, Ansley, provides a much-needed respite as she puts her personal life on hold to help Sloane and her grandchildren wade through their new grief-stricken lives. But between caring for her own aging mother, her daughters, and her grandchildren, Ansley’s private worry is that secrets from her past will come to light. But when Sloane’s sisters, Caroline and Emerson, remind Sloane that no matter what, she promised her husband she would carry on for their young sons, Sloane finds the support and courage she needs to chase her biggest dreams—and face her deepest fears. Taking a cue from her middle daughter, Ansley takes her own leap of faith and realizes that, after all this time, she might finally be able to have it all. Harvey’s signature warmth and wit make this a charming and poignant story of first loves, missed opportunities, and second chances and proves that she is "the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author).

The Secret of the Island

Author: Jules Verne

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1447484673

Category: Fiction

Page: 302

View: 6180


This book is a sequel to Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea. A party of British adventurers, who had been ballooning, but whose trip had ended by being cast away on a Pacific island, have various setbacks due to both pirates and convicts who had escaped from jails in mainland Australasia. They realise that at times there appears to be some kind of entity that is looking after them. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Secret History of Lucifer (New Edition)

Author: Lynn Picknett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1780337698

Category: Religion

Page: 336

View: 7058


In her new account of an old religion, Lynn Picknett explains that Lucifer means 'the light bringer' and was a personification of the Morning Star, the planet Venus and its goddess. 'He' was originally 'she' -- a divine representation of love, light and human warmth. The early Christian Church appropriated the name Lucifer, and it became synonymous with darkness and the Devil. Yet many great thinkers have covertly followed the old Luciferan way, most famously Leonardo da Vinci, who encrypted the symbols of his heretical beliefs in his work, visible only to those who have the key.

The Secret History - 101 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know

Author: G Whiz

Publisher: GWhizBooks.com

ISBN: 149898780X

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 469


Did you know that The Secret History is Donna Tartt's first published novel? Or, did you know that before the story was given the title The Secret History, it was known by original title The God of Illusions? What are the amazing facts of The Secret History by Donna Tartt? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read through the book! Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) Harry Potter G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • Tell us what title you want next! • Combine your favorite titles to receive bundle coupons! • Submit a review and hop on the Wall of Contributors! “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazing facts that keep you laughing & learning!" - G Whiz DISCLAIMER: This work is a derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading and enjoyment. It is unofficial and unaffiliated with respective parties of the original title in any way. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.

The Secret Life of a Black Aspie

Author: Anand Prahlad

Publisher: University of Alaska Press

ISBN: 1602233217

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 238

View: 6653


"Prahlad was born on a former plantation in Virginia in 1954. This memoir ... is his story ... Rooted in black folklore and cultural ambience, and offering new perspectives on autism and more, [his book intends to] inspire and delight readers and deepen our understanding of the marginal spaces of human existence"--Amazon.com.

The Secret of Volcanic Island

Author: Devanshi Gupta

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

ISBN: 8184302991

Category: Fiction

Page: 126

View: 7642


This is an adventurous novel about a girl Shweta. Persuaded by her cousin brother;Shweta’s father finally makes his mind to go to a deserted island. As much exciting and great as it sounds; once Shweta reaches the island everything seems so wrong. Her expectations of having a brilliant vacation are ruined because the hotel and the island are not the castle of beauty and paradise she imagined. Somehow Shweta bears this but when queer murders take place; she is desperate to leave the place. She is being compelled to go to a volcanic island nearby but she totally doesn’t want to goeven though it meant knowing about the absurd secrets of this volcanic island. So what is her choice? Is she ready to have a massive change in her life? Will this change bring pleasure to her or give her chilling fear? Is she even ready to accept this change? Read the thrill through these pages……