U2 s Achtung Baby

Author: Stephen Catanzarite
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781441151452
Release Date: 2007-09-15
Genre: Music

Stephen Catanzarite takes a close look at what many consider to be U2's most fully formed album through the prisms of religion, politics, spirituality, and culture, illuminating its previously unexplored depths, arguing that it's a concept album about love and the fall of man.

Achtung Baby

Author: Sara Zaske
Publisher: Picador USA
ISBN: 9781250160171
Release Date: 2018-01-02
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

An Entertaining, Enlightening Look at the Art of Raising Self-Reliant, Independent Children Based on One American Mom’s Experiences in Germany When Sara Zaske moved from Oregon to Berlin with her husband and toddler, she knew the transition would be challenging, especially when she became pregnant with her second child. She was surprised to discover that German parents give their children a great deal of freedom—much more than Americans. In Berlin, kids walk to school by themselves, ride the subway alone, cut food with sharp knives, and even play with fire. German parents did not share her fears, and their children were thriving. Was she doing the opposite of what she intended, which was toraise capable children? Why was parenting culture so different in the States? Through her own family’s often funny experiences as well as interviews with other parents, teachers, and experts, Zaske shares the many unexpected parenting lessons she learned from living in Germany. Achtung Baby reveals that today's Germans know something that American parents don't (or have perhaps forgotten) about raising kids with “selbstandigkeit” (self-reliance), and provides practical examples American parents can use to give their own children the freedom they need to grow into responsible, independent adults.

Achtung Schweinehund

Author: Harry Pearson
Publisher: Abacus
ISBN: 9780349139739
Release Date: 2013-06-06
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

This is a book about men and war. Not real conflict but war as it has filtered down to generations of boys and men through toys, comics, games and movies. Harry Pearson belongs to the great battalion of British men who grew up playing with toy soldiers - refighting World War II - and then stopped growing up. Inspired by the photos of the gallant pilot uncles that decorated the wall above his father's model-making table, by Sergeant Hurricane, Action Man and Escape from Colditz, dressed in Clarks' commando shoes and with the Airfix Army in support, he battled in the fields and on the beaches, in his head and on the sitting-room floor and across his bedroom ceiling. And thirty years later he still is. ACHTUNG SCHWEINEHUND! is a celebration of those glory days, a boy's own story of the urge to play, to conquer - and to adopt very bad German accents, shouting 'Donner und Blitzen' at every opportunity. This is a tale of obsession, glue and plastic kits. It is the story of one boy's imaginary war and where it led him.

Achtung Spitfire

Author: Hugh Trivett
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 9780750981309
Release Date: 2016-09-23
Genre: HISTORY

14 August 1940, which Hitler code-named ‘Adlertag’, or ‘Eagle Day’, was fated to become one of the most significant days in the Battle of Britain. It signified the start of the Luftwaffe’s aerial offensive, planned to cripple Britain and clear the path for the German troops ammased in readiness for invasion. The Luftwaffe sent out waves of unescorted bombers to attack difficult and long-range targets by daylight, hoping to confuse and split the fighter defences with the small but numerous bomb formations. The tactic was a calculated gamble and one that cost the Germans deeply. Despite successes in attacking and damaging airfields, the losses were severe and and the following day Goering vetoed such tactics, now convinced his bombers could never operate over Britain without fighter cover. Using first-hand recollections of both Luftwaffe and RAF pilots as well as local witnesses to the day’s action, gleaned from interviews and written accounts and with many unpublished photographs, Hugh Trivett has collated the definitive record of Eagle Day.

Achtung Baby

Author: Sara Zaske
Publisher: Picador USA
ISBN: 9781250160171
Release Date: 2018-01-02
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

An Entertaining, Enlightening Look at the Art of Raising Self-Reliant, Independent Children Based on One American Mom’s Experiences in Germany When Sara Zaske moved from Oregon to Berlin with her husband and toddler, she knew the transition would be challenging, especially when she became pregnant with her second child. She was surprised to discover that German parents give their children a great deal of freedom—much more than Americans. In Berlin, kids walk to school by themselves, ride the subway alone, cut food with sharp knives, and even play with fire. German parents did not share her fears, and their children were thriving. Was she doing the opposite of what she intended, which was toraise capable children? Why was parenting culture so different in the States? Through her own family’s often funny experiences as well as interviews with other parents, teachers, and experts, Zaske shares the many unexpected parenting lessons she learned from living in Germany. Achtung Baby reveals that today's Germans know something that American parents don't (or have perhaps forgotten) about raising kids with “selbstandigkeit” (self-reliance), and provides practical examples American parents can use to give their own children the freedom they need to grow into responsible, independent adults.

Achtung Schweinehund

Author: Harry Pearson
Publisher: Abacus
ISBN: 9780349139739
Release Date: 2013-06-06
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

This is a book about men and war. Not real conflict but war as it has filtered down to generations of boys and men through toys, comics, games and movies. Harry Pearson belongs to the great battalion of British men who grew up playing with toy soldiers - refighting World War II - and then stopped growing up. Inspired by the photos of the gallant pilot uncles that decorated the wall above his father's model-making table, by Sergeant Hurricane, Action Man and Escape from Colditz, dressed in Clarks' commando shoes and with the Airfix Army in support, he battled in the fields and on the beaches, in his head and on the sitting-room floor and across his bedroom ceiling. And thirty years later he still is. ACHTUNG SCHWEINEHUND! is a celebration of those glory days, a boy's own story of the urge to play, to conquer - and to adopt very bad German accents, shouting 'Donner und Blitzen' at every opportunity. This is a tale of obsession, glue and plastic kits. It is the story of one boy's imaginary war and where it led him.

Achtung Panzer

Author: Heinz Guderian
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 9781780225807
Release Date: 2012-12-20
Genre: History

This is the defining book on the theory and practise of tank warfare, by the man who became one of Hitler's most able generals. This is one of the most significant military books of the twentieth century. By an outstanding soldier of independent mind, it pushed forward the evolution of land warfare and was directly responsible for German armoured supremacy in the early years of the Second World War. Published in 1937, the result of 15 years of careful study since his days on the German General Staff in the First World War, Guderian's book argued, quite clearly, how vital the proper use of tanks and supporting armoured vehicles would be in the conduct of a future war. When that war came, just two years later, he proved it, leading his Panzers with distinction in the Polish, French and Russian campaigns. Panzer warfare had come of age, exactly as he had forecast. This first English translation of Heinz Guderian's classic book - used as a textbook by Panzer officers in the war - has an introduction and extensive background notes by the modern English historian Paul Harris.

Achtung Baby

Author: Sara Zaske
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781682450642
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Genre: Family & Relationships

In the tradition of Bringing Up Bébé, a clarion call and practical guide for a return to rational parenting, from an American woman who learned how to raise strong, self-reliant children by following the common sense approach of German parenting. When Sara Zaske moved from Oregon to Berlin with her husband and toddler, she knew the transition would be multi-layered, adding parenting and then the birth of another child into the mix. She was surprised to discover that German parents give their children a great deal of freedom—much more than Americans. In Berlin, kids walk to school by themselves, ride the subway alone, climb giant play structures, cut food with sharp knives, even play with fire. But what she didn’t realize was that German parents did not share her fears and their children were thriving. Was she doing the opposite of what she intended, which was to raise capable children? Why was parenting culture so different in the States? Through her own family's often funny experiences as well as interviews with other parents, teachers, and experts, Zaske shares the many unexpected parenting lessons she learned from living in Germany. Achtung Baby reveals that today's Germans know something that American parents don't (or have perhaps forgotten) about raising kids with “selbstandigkeit” (self-reliance), and provides many new and practical ideas American parents can use to give their own children the freedom they need to grow into responsible, independent adults. A blend of memoir, research, and reporting, this book calls for a return to rational parenting and an exploration of the cultural shift that has occurred over the past few generations. Zaske illustrates how our American anxiety is a culturally specific rather than a globally shared modern stumbling block—which readers can overcome using Zaske’s crucial insights into the German perspective on parenting.

Achtung

Author: Calum Laird
Publisher: Carlton Books Limited
ISBN: 1847328210
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Fiction

A trio of explosive Brits-versus- Wehrmacht yarns. From mountain fighting in Italy to battles with Nazi art-looters in the final weeks of WWII, this action-packed collection will delight Commando fans.

U2 at the End of the World

Author: Bill Flanagan
Publisher: Delta
ISBN: 0385311575
Release Date: 1996-01
Genre: Music

An intimate chronicle of the three-year "Zoo TV" world tour taken by the popular rock band U2 records such events as the band's encounters with Bill Clinton, Salman Rushdie, and Frank Sinatra. Reprint.

How to Avoid Huge Ships

Author: John W. Trimmer
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub
ISBN: UVA:35007000160691
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Sports & Recreation

You are the owner-captain of a luxury fifty-foot trawler motoring across the bay with your family and a few friends one balmy summer evening. Off in the distance, beyond the bridge spanning the waterway, you can make out the lights and shape of a containership moving down the channel. Have you ever wondered what action you must take to keep clear of that fast-approaching ship? This book will tell you how to do so quickly. Conscientious skippers are wise to read this book and discover if a ship's radar will pick up a small boat at night. It is fascinating to learn what is taking place on the bridge or down in the engine room of one of these leviathans as it heads your way. Can it be stopped before it hits you? Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones by reading this book written for the private boat owner/captain.

Beim Golf putten chippen und pitchen f r Dummies

Author: Gary McCord
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527637928
Release Date: 2012-06-08
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Sehr anspruchsvoll beim Golf sind die langen Schl?ge - doch wer h?tte gedacht, dass es das Kurze Spiel ist, das so viel Leid mit sich bringen kann. Und gerade mit den kurzen Schl?gen bestreiten Sie knapp 70 Prozent Ihres Golfspiels. Daher ist es besonders wichtig, diese kurzen Schl?ge - das Putten, Chippen und Pitchen, sowie das Bunkerspiel - zu perfektionieren. Also packen Sie Ihre Schl?ger ein und los geht's! Von der mentalen Vorbereitung und der richtigen Haltung ?ber die beste Technik und die Kunst des Zielens bis hin zu todsicheren Befreiungsschl?gen aus dem Bunker: Gary McCord zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Ihre Mitspieler erblassen lassen. F?r unbeschwertes Golfvergn?gen!

The Assassination Complex

Author: Jeremy Scahill
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501144134
Release Date: 2016-05-01
Genre: Political Science

Major revelations about the US government’s drone program—bestselling author Jeremy Scahill and his colleagues at the investigative website The Intercept expose stunning new details about America’s secret assassination policy. When the US government discusses drone strikes publicly, it offers assurances that such operations are a more precise alternative to troops on the ground and are authorized only when an “imminent” threat is present and there is “near certainty” that the intended target will be killed. The implicit message on drone strikes from the Obama administration has been trust, but don’t verify. The online magazine The Intercept exploded this secrecy when it obtained a cache of secret slides that provide a window into the inner workings of the US military’s kill/capture operations in Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia. Whether through the use of drones, night raids, or new platforms yet to be employed, these documents show assassination to be central to US counterterrorism policy. The classified documents reveal that Washington’s fourteen-year targeted killing campaign suffers from an overreliance on flawed signals intelligence, an apparently incalculable civilian toll, and an inability to extract potentially valuable intelligence from terror suspects. This campaign, carried out by two presidents through four presidential terms, has been deliberately obscured from the public and insulated from democratic debate. The Assassination Complex allows us to understand at last the circumstances under which the US government grants itself the right to sentence individuals to death without the established checks and balances of arrest, trial, and appeal. The book will include original contributions from Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden.