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By Erich Maria Remarque

[Translated by means of A. W. Wheen]

Paul Baumer enlisted together with his classmates within the German military of global warfare I. younger, enthusiastic, they develop into infantrymen. yet regardless of what they've got discovered, they holiday into items lower than the 1st bombardment within the trenches. And as terrible warfare plods on yr after 12 months, Paul holds quick to a unmarried vow: to struggle opposed to the foundations of hate that meaninglessly pits younger males of a similar new release yet assorted uniforms opposed to each one other—if simply he can pop out of the conflict alive.

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He arrived at the capitol building well before the naval office opened. When at last the clerk opened the door, Bowater found a seat, addressed it with his handkerchief, and waited for his appointment to be called in the order it was made. He sat, undisturbed, for six hours. ” Samuel stood, smoothed out his frock coat, took up his bundle of papers, and stepped through the door. The first he saw of Stephen Mallory was the top of the Secretary’s head and his unruly mop of hair. Mallory was seated, his elbows planted on his desktop, his head, which he was slowly shaking, sunk in his hands.

She is the CSS Cape Fear. Eighty feet in length, eighteen feet on the beam, draws seven feet aft. Screw propulsion. She is, in fact, a tugboat. Current armament…none. ” Bowater could not help but smile. He was aware that there were plenty of very senior captains from the old navy who were commanding vessels not much better than this. Men who had owned the quarterdeck of some of the most powerful steam warships in the world were now scrambling to command converted riverboats and steam packets. ” “Well, you are in luck.

McCauley waved him away, did not meet his eye. Alden fairly ran out of the commodore’s office, raced back to Merrimack and up the brow. Lieutenant Murray, first officer of the Cumberland, who had volunteered to help with Merrimack, was on deck. He was in discussion with Chief Isherwood. “Mr. ” “Most high miracle,” Isherwood said dryly. ” “God and Commodore Pendergrast, reminding him of his duties. ” Poindexter was the Merrimack’s first officer. Alden would have expected to find him on deck as well.

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