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George Seldes

Iron Blood And Profits: An Exposure Of The World-Wide Munitions Racket (1934)

Iron Blood And Profits: An Exposure Of The World-Wide Munitions Racket (1934) by George Seldes

Chapter One

For giving aid or, comfort to the enemy in time of war the penalty is death. Both civilians and soldiers share this punishment. If an American or a British or a French soldier in No Man’s Land had ever been caught giving a rifle or a gr...

Guiles Davenport

Zaharoff: High Priest of War (1934)

Zaharoff: High Priest of War (1934) by Guiles Davenport

Foreword

REVERSING the conventions, Sir Basil Zaharoff is already a legend. Ordinarily mortals must die to achieve the aureole and usually they are a long time dead before the fact and fancy have merged sufficiently to form a foolproof legend: yet Zaharoff, with all modesty and dignity, a...

Charles August Lindbergh

Why Is Your Country at War and What Happens to You After the War And Related Subjects (1917)

WWhy Is Your Country at War and What Happens to You After the War And Related Subjects (1917) by Charles August Lindbergh

To Readers:

Materially connected with the conditions as they exist now, is my book bearing the title, "Banking and Currency and The Money Trust," published 1918, in which is the following prefatory statement:

The market...

Cornelius Carl Veith

Citadels of Chaos (1949)

Citadels of Chaos (1949) by Cornelius Carl Veith

Introduction

How would you like to be in the dry goods business when the length of a yard would be subject to constant change, containing thirty inches one day and forty inches the next day?

How would you like to be in the grocery business when the weight of a pound would vary from time to tim...

Robert Neumann

Zaharoff the Armaments King (1938)

Zaharoff the Armaments King (1938) by Robert Neumann

"Zaharoff the Armaments King" was first published in England in 1935 and a new impression followed in 1936. Robert Neumann has, for Readers' Union edition (1938), brought his Zaharoff "legend" up to date and revised various parts of the text. To Readers' Union edition has been added a portrait...