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I am mother of two. I love to play trivia and make the quizzes all the time. I am fan of soap operas. I am very interested in the paranormal activity.

45 Books by Theodore Roosevelt in Chronological Order


45 Books by Theodore Roosevelt in Chronological Order

A prolific writer from early in his life, Theodore Roosevelt maintained journals as a boy and wrote speeches, articles, and books as an adult. The following is a chronological list of the books he wrote:

1 – 1882 The Naval War of 1812

2 – 1885 Hunting Trips of a Ranchman

3 – 1887 Thomas Hart Benton

4 – 1888 Essays on Practical Politics

5 – 1888 Gouverneur Morris

6 – 1888 Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail

7 – 1889 The Winning of the West

8 – 1891 New York

9 – 1893 The Wilderness Hunter

10 – 1893 American Big Game, with George Bird Grinnell

11 – 1894 The Winning of the West

12 – 1895 Hero Tales from American History, with Henry Cabot Lodge

13 – 1895 Hunting in Many Lands, with George Bird Grinnell

14 – 1897 American Ideals

15 – 1897 Some American Game

16 – 1897 Trail and Campfire, with George Bird Grinnell

17 – 1899 The Rough Riders

18 – 1900 Oliver Cromwell

19 – 1900 The Strenuous Life

20 – 1902 The Deer Family, with T.S. Van Dyke, D.G. Elliot, and A.J. Stone

21 – 1904 Addresses and Messages

22 – 1905 Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter

23 – 1905 The Winning of the West

24 – 1907 Good Hunting

25 – 1909 Outdoor Editorials

26 – 1910 African and European Addresses

27 – 1910 African Game Trails

28 – 1910 American Problems

29 – 1910 The New Nationalism

30 – 1910 Presidential Addresses and State Papers

31 – 1912 The Conservation of Womanhood and Childhood

32 – 1912 Realizable Goals

33 – 1913 Autobiography

34 – 1913 History as Literature

35 – 1913 Progressive Principles

36 – 1914 Through the Brazilian Wilderness

37 – 1914 African Game Animals, with Edmund Heller

38 – 1915 America and the World War

39 – 1916 A Book-Lovers Holiday in the Open

40 – 1916 Fear God and Take Your Own Part

41 – 1917 The Foes of Our Own Household

42 – 1917 Social Justice and Popular Rule

43 – 1917 National Strength and International Duty

44 – 1918 The Great Adventure

45 – 1919 Letters to His Children


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10 D-Day Quotes


10 D-Day Quotes


1 – “And what a plan! This vast operation is undoubtedly the most complicated and difficult that has ever occurred.” — Winston Churchill

2 – “God almighty, in a few short hours we will be in battle with the enemy. We do not join battle afraid. We do not ask favors or indulgence but ask that, if You will, use us as Your instrument for the right and an aid in returning peace to the world.” — Lt. Col Robert L. Wolverton, commanding officer of 3rd battalion, 506th PIR.

3 – “It was unknowable then, but so much of the progress that would define the 20th century, on both sides of the Atlantic, came down to the battle for a slice of beach only 6 miles long and 2 miles wide.” — President Barack Obama

4 – “Lieutenant Welsh remembered walking around among the sleeping men, and thinking to himself that ‘they had looked at and smelled death all around them all day but never even dreamed of applying the term to themselves. They hadn’t come here to fear. They hadn’t come to die. They had come to win.” — Stephen E. Ambrose, Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest

5 – “Men, I am not a religious man and I don’t know your feelings in this matter, but I am going to ask you to pray with me for the success of the mission before us. And while we pray, let us get on our knees and not look down but up with faces raised to the sky so that we can see God and ask his blessing in what we are about to do.”

6 – “The waiting for history to be made was the most difficult. I spent much time in prayer. Being cooped up made it worse. Like everyone else, I was seasick and the stench of vomit permeated our craft.” — Pvt Clair Galdonik, 359th Infantry Regiment, U.S. 90th Division

7 – “There is one great thing that you men will all be able to say after this war is over and you are home once again. You may be thankful that twenty years from now when you are sitting by the fireplace with your grandson on your knee and he asks you what you did in the great World War II, you WON’T have to cough, shift him to the other knee and say, ‘Well, your Granddaddy shoveled shit in Louisiana.’” ― General George S. Patton, Jr. to his troops on June 5, 1944

8 – “There’s a graveyard in northern France where all the dead boys from D-Day are buried. The white crosses reach from one horizon to the other. I remember looking it over and thinking it was a forest of graves. But the rows were like this, dizzying, diagonal, perfectly straight, so after all it wasn’t a forest but an orchard of graves. Nothing to do with nature, unless you count human nature.” — Barbara Kingsolver, American novelist, essayist and poet

9 – “They fight not for the lust of conquest. They fight to end conquest. They fight to liberate.” — President Franklin D. Roosevelt

10 – “This operation is not being planned with any alternatives. This operation is planned as a victory, and that’s the way it’s going to be. We’re going down there, and we’re throwing everything we have into it, and we’re going to make it a success.” — General Dwight D. Eisenhower