Descriere: "And now, over to Normandy". With those immortal words, so began, on 6th June 1944, the very first live reporting transmitted from the BBC's War Reporting Unit who were attached with the Allied invasion of France on D-Day. War Report continued, without a single break, until the signature of the armistice on 5 May 1945.
Page dim. 240 x 159
Weight: 276 grams
Autori: Naughtie James | Editura: HarperCollins Publishers | ISBN: 9780007460663 | Numar de pagini: 320 | Categorie: Diverse
Lee Gruenfeld, Bill Mason
Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief
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She Wanted It All: A True Story of Sex, Murder, and a Texas Millionaire
Trophy wife Celeste Beard wasn't satisfied with a luxurious lifestyle and her rich Austin media mogul husband's devotion -- so she took his life The wife: She wanted everything, but her husband stood in the way. The lesbian lover: A love-struck, middle-aged woman with a history of mental illness, she would do anything to set Celeste free. The beauty salon receptionist: Celeste hired her to tie up the loose ends ... in a second conspiracy to commit murder.
Elizabeth Lluch, Alex Lluch
The Ultimate Baby Journal, the newest addition in the best-selling series of parenting and baby books from Elizabeth & Alex Lluch, celebrates the joy, love, and adventure surrounding baby's first three years. New parents can create a beautiful keepsake that will elicit heartwarming memories for years to come. This adorable book includes 100 guided pages of questions that couples can use to record everything from preparing the nursery to the baby's third birthday. Pages include space for photographs, shower invitations and announcements, as well as 16 colorful photo frames that can be placed throughout the book. In addition, this journal offers decorative stickers, pattern pages, a keepsake pouch, fold-out growth chart, and fold-out photo banner Unique components and a large trim size allow parents to design and create a beautiful and personalized keepsake that can be displayed on a nightstand or coffeetable. The Ultimate Baby Journal is sure to become a favorite memento for any couple having a baby.