New PDF release: And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind

By Jacques Lusseyran

ISBN-10: 1608682692

ISBN-13: 9781608682690

Whilst Jacques Lusseyran used to be an eight-year-old Parisian schoolboy, he was once blinded in an twist of fate. He accomplished his education decided to take part on this planet round him. In 1941, while he used to be seventeen, that international was once Nazi-occupied France. Lusseyran shaped a resistance crew with fifty-two boys and used his heightened senses to recruit the easiest. finally, Lusseyran was once arrested and despatched to the Buchenwald focus camp in a delivery of 2 thousand resistance opponents. He was once considered one of purely thirty from the shipping to outlive. His gripping tale is likely one of the strongest and insightful descriptions of dwelling and thriving with blindness, or certainly any problem, ever published.

* selected as one of many a hundred top non secular Books of the 20th Century via a jury of writers together with Harold Kushner, Thomas Moore, Huston Smith, and Natalie Goldberg
* This fourth variation contains a new insert of photographs

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The German UB-113 D 32 THE WYOMING CLASS: USS ARKANSAS Arkansas and Wyoming were designed with a full flush main deck, something that the previous three dreadnought designs did not have. This allowed the secondary batteries housed in the gun deck, just below the main deck, to be raised by 4 feet, an attempt to deal with the complaints of wetness in the secondary gun positions in previous designs. Regardless, these secondary positions would still be wet when under way; this problem would not be fully rectified by any navy until the postwar relocation of the secondary batteries to turrets or open positions in sponsons on or above the main deck when the threat of attack by aircraft superseded that of torpedo boat attack.

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