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Poverty, factory work and union activism have filled Lu Wilmott with a determination to widen her horizons. The call to Spain, burdened by Civil War, is irresistible: she can be useful, live up to her ideals and be the woman she"s always wanted to be. Signing up, Lu breaks the last link with her past and becomes Eve ... As one of the few women in charge of heavy vehicles, her work takes her close to those of many nationalities, but it is with Spain, its people and its struggle against Franco that she falls in love. Here, worlds away from her former life, Eve encounters an old flame - but there is little room in her new life for romance ... In the crucible of war - extremes of death and disease, fear and chaos - a formidable woman of great strength is forged from the basic elements of the spirited, naive girl who left Portsmouth.
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Soldiers were returning home wounded and psychologically damaged. Brave photojournalists, embedded with military units, were dispatching strong images showing the war. God Is Not Here is a courageous book by a thoughtful warrior whose personal story shows us the terrible moral and human costs of torture, not just to those who are tortured, but to the torturers. Scott Cooper. God is Not Here is an honest, gritty and unflinching look at the war in Iraq and its impact on the human spirit. The writing is crisp.
Not a physical return from war, but rather a return to normality after an orgy of violence. And then the rebels leave, and a patrol of national and civil guards arives. 7. Just War Theory as termed in English typically encompasses three Latin-named concepts governing different aspects of defining a so-called "just war." Jus ad bellum considers the right to go to war. Typically, this weighs whether or not a clear danger to innocent life is present against a population, in conjunction with whatever causes might.
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Create Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: The sequel to "The Girl Now Leaving". As Spain tears itself apart in the muddle of the Civil.
Get this from a library. Not just a soldier's war. [Betty Burton; Nicolette McKenzie] -- Poverty, factory work and union activism have filled Lu Wilmott with a determination to widen her horizons.
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I prefer this book to The Art of War. Technically, Musashi was not a general or a soldier but a samurai warrior. But given his profession, it is safe to say he was in a constant state of war.
He fought in Not just a soldiers war book with the best warriors in the world, often all at the same time. “ The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers.
The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country ”. We’re now at book number 4 of your Vietnam War books. This is Fields of Fire () by James Webb.
This is a book I like because Webb understands the warrior mentality. I’m not one. I’m a citizen soldier who gets drafted and I’ll do my bit and then I want out. War is the backdrop, but the misery that unfolds can be traced back to the conflict of ideologies and fighting.
Doctor Zhivago - Boris Pasternak. Of course, Doctor Zhivago – much like War and Peace and Gone With The Wind – is not just a war novel. It’s a dizzying and spellbinding narrative whose epic scope takes in one of most turbulent.
And the linkages—between his experiences and those of other writers, family members, and soldiers—provide a partial answer to that central question. The military is not just a martial organization, it is a state of mind—a sort of “place” that exists outside of location and time.
Incredible book - its not just about war, but the human condition. I am not a huge war-book reader, but this one is about spirit, and people, and what its like to be doing something most of us cannot imagine.
It also delves a little bit into returning back to civilian life after a tour, which is fascinating. War effects more than just soldiers. Innocent men and women, children, and entire families are often eaten whole by conflict.
Anne Frank and her family were not immune to Nazi Germany’s genocidal violence, but the young girl’s writings about her own experience hiding in an office in Amsterdam have managed to endure.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Complete and unabridged. Originally published in Great Britain in by HarperCollins. The book is written in a simple style (you can see the author is not a professional novel writer) and is focussed on a very narrow window of the war, i.e.
the window he saw. In that window though, some very interesting facts are relayed: treatment of Jews by the Germans and their allies, treatment of Germans and their allies by the Russians, s: Genre/Form: Electronic books Fiction History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Burton, Betty.
Not Just a Soldier's War. London: Canelo Digital Publishing Ltd, © A new book on legendary New Zealand soldier Charles Upham argues he could've been awarded the prestigious Victoria Cross a staggering eight times during World War II.
Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham. The book is at its best when it looks at the elements of the army's World War II history that the conventional military histories do not treat: how the army was trained, equipped, It begins with a summary of the history of the army between the two world wars, and ends with the defeat of Japan in (with a short coda that analyzes why it was /5(13).
Books (fiction and non-fiction) that are about war and/or take place during a time of war. These books are appropriate for ages 12 and under. Off to War: Voices of Soldiers' Children by. Deborah Ellis. avg rating — 92 ratings.
score:and 4 people voted. For our latest newsstand-only special issue, The Civil War Almanac, we asked a panel of Civil War historians—J. Matthew Gallman, Matthew C. Hulbert, James Marten, and Amy Murrell Taylor—for their opinions on a variety of popular topics, including the war's most overrated and underratred commanders, top turning points, most influential women, and best depictions on film.
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It’s not a popular war thriller book. The heroes are simple people trying to survive one more day. Daily life is a frightening boring depressing routine. Fear of death hovers above constantly. The wounded and sick can’t be helped for lack of medicines and doctors.
The dead wounded and maimed comrades all s: The author had some interesting personal stories and insights about the Viet Nam War. The format was a bit scattered, with journal style entries making up the main body of work, mixed with a few asides about the politics of the day, along with some religious discussion--which seemed appropriate for a soldier risking his life for months on end and having a near-death experience to top it off/5(4).