Published November 1, 2007
by Good Catch Publishing .
Written in English
|Contributions||Brenna Darazs (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||190|
This short book in graphic form tells a very diverse set of stories of World War II. After opening with a very brief overview of the war, the tales of five men and women unfold. Violence is there, because this is a set of war stories, but should be okay for all but the youngest readers/5. SOLDIERS TELL TRUE STORIES OF THEIR WAR. Trish Wood. Published And her life was snuffed out in a second just from being in the wrong place at the wrong time. "It is gruesome to just beyond Author: Trish Wood. A New York Times Notable Book The author of the acclaimed bestseller and National Book Award finalist, Imperial Life in the Emerald City, tells the startling, behind-the-scenes story of the US’s political and military misadventure in this meticulously reported and illuminating book, Rajiv Chandrasekaran focuses on southern Afghanistan in the year of President Obama’s surge /5(7). The study of war is the study of life, because war is life in the rawest sense. It is death, fear, power, love, adrenaline, sacrifice, glory, and the will to survive. As Virgil put it, “the sword decides all.” We must learn how: the strategy, the motivation, defenses.
“The first great book on war in all its aspects, and still one of the best.” On War () by Carl von Clausewitz “On War represents the most ambitious effort ever made by a theorist of human conflict to systematize war and understand it for what it is.” “Absolutely essential for understanding the human phenomenon of war.”. Over four wars spanning six decades, Adrian Carton de Wiart proved himself to be the most dedicated and unkillable soldier of all time. For most soldiers, the loss of their left eye and left hand would force them to retire, but Belgian-born British Army officer de Wiart sustained 11 grievous injuries — which included being shot in the face, head, hand, stomach, leg, groin, and ankle. Babe’s story is just one of dozens told by World War II veterans and their families in the NEH-supported seven-part documentary, The War, produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, and written by Geoffrey C. Ward. The film debuts on September 23 on public television. “World War II veterans are dying at a rate of one thousand a day,” says Burns. To quote a famous song on war, “What is it good for? —Absolutely nothing!” And we tend to agree with that. War is painful and destructive, and it brings out the worst of amid the carnage, we can also find some of the most uplifting stories ever, be they tales of self-sacrifice and courage or other little-known, positive events. These stories serve to remind us that life is.
The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows - Ebook written by Brian Castner. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life . From to , newspapers across the world were filled with stories about World War I (aka the Great War). News from the trenches appeared daily as well as the oddball stories about wives and sweethearts who were willing to do anything to prove their self-worth during the war. Many times, the stories were heartbreaking. From Book 1: Berserk has conquered the worlds of manga and anime, and now comes the essential roadmap to the sprawling Berserk universe, exploring the characters, creatures, settings, and stories of Berserk's first 38 volumes. Profusely illustrated and including never-before-seen art (including an eight-page color section) and author notes by Kentaro Miura, the Official Guidebook is a. And in the end, really, there’s nothing much to say about a true war story, except maybe ‘Oh.’” There it is and there is the essence of Hart’s book: “Oh.” If you feel anything, it is in that one anecdote of the soldiers singing, thinking they were free of .