Category Archives: Military & Wars

Last Descendants: An Assassin's Creed Novel Series

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The man is eventually rescued by a seal hunting expedition, the captain of which is a brutal man called the Sea Wolf who decides to keep Van Wheydon on board as a servant. Rafael Sabatini, The Snare, a romantic adventure story about an Irish soldier in Portugal during the Naploeonic Wars. review at RafaelSabatini.com (2006), about the early romantic and military pursuits of Napoleon and Wellington; #1 in the Revolution quartet. (2007), about the military careers of Napoleon in Italy and Wellington in India, beginning in 1796; #2 in the Revolution quartet. (1989), about a Scottish soldier who converts to Islam after being captured by the Turks.

Check Mate!: Two Boys Experience the Life and Death Fight

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Then they took the end of a broomstick and forced it into me again and again. She expected everything to happen as she wished.” “Well, why not?” Meg lifted her chin. “Och, aye.” His eyebrows rose, causing furrows in his forehead. “I didna notice ye an’ James were on such good terms. Doubleday, 1994; Dell Yearling, 1995 (0-440-41058-4) The follow-up to Molly's Pilgrim is a similar yet somewhat richer and more sophisticated story, intended for slightly older readers.

Union Army Black (Ben and Zack, Bk 4)

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It is, of course, impossible for me, or anyone, to know exactly how these women felt during this challenging time, we can only read about their experiences. I have now given in the text, the full name of this gallant and excellent man, and proceed to copy the account of his remarkable conversion, as related by Dr. Olinski, a paraplegic, proves to be an indomitable coach as the foursome wins one victory after another. The skiff passed the little point or platform of rock on which the fire was blazing, and running about two boats' length farther, stopped where the cavern (for it was already arched overhead) ascended from the water by five or six broad ledges of rocks, so easy and regular that they might be termed natural steps.

Age 14

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He was, perhaps, sensible of this, for he used to argue that Richard III., being of high descent and breeding, ought not to be vulgar in his appearance or coarse in his cruelty. This tells us that Jacob was indeed the moon god in early times; it does not mention Esau by name, but is interleaved with stories of the rivalry between Jacob and Esau. Masamoto's sister and her family (particularly the daughter, Akiko) nurse him back to health.

Uncertain Soldier

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The amazing thing is that not only a particular History Channel writer made these errors but that nobody at the History Channel spotted them. Centurions: Each Legion had 59 or 60 centurions, one to command each centuria of the 10 cohorts. For this reason, I would focus on ‘Deira’ as the most useful clue to the enemy, which in turn gives a possible clue to the location. Bush—helps to establish the constant military intervention of the “War on Terror” era as the new normal. This fresh and funny epistolary novel chroncicles a youn girl's growth from a naive dreamer who thinks of writing as a way to get rich quick into an educated young woman who has learned to value herself and her talent.

The Listeners (Tales of Young Americans)

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Although she advised against the unwise naval encounter with the Greeks, Artemisia fought more bravely than Xerxes’ male commanders: he is supposed to have said, “My men have turned into women, my women into men.” The Greeks, who resented a woman warring against them, had offered a large reward for Artemisia’s capture, but she managed to escape the battle alive with some clever tactics. (Tactics included ramming and sinking a friendly vessel, convincing a pursuer that she was on his side, while Xerxes assumed she had sunk an enemy vessel.) 143 The legendary and historical British queen Boudica (Boadicea or Boudicca) led a rebellion against the Romans around 60 AD (17 years after their invasion).

Soldier's Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due

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The first volume, Stormbird, was the first Wars of the Roses novels reviewed here. Three years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights have been leading a massive clone army into a galaxywide battle against the Confederacy of Independent Systems. I made the choice to write it this way because I wanted it to sound as if Odette herself was telling the story. The Civil War Source Book. Although many women keep up with the men on rigorous marches at West Point, other women (in disproportionate numbers) fall behind or need men’s help lightening the load.

Murdo's War

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This is hard gritty science fiction up to the end that is borderline fantasy. 00001110 (14) Stellar Marines Universe – Heritage Trilogy Meanwhile, Agnes’s falcon finds a mysterious ring, and Agnes begins having strange, but seemingly meaningful dreams. This was the official merchant flag and flown by all non-warships the ships of Germany during World War II. Mostly true story of how British POWs launched a mass escape from Stalag Luft III in March of 1944. The actors represented Macbeth and his wife, Belvidera and Jaffior, and most other parts, whatever the age or country in which the scene was laid, in the cast-off court dresses of the nobility.

Wig and Rove - Peril on the High Seas (The Adventures of Wig

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The series features the adventures of the English 106th Regiment of Foot (and a specific British aristocrat who volunteers for military service), as they fight their way through Portugal, Spain, Canada, France, and finally to Waterloo in the Napoleonic Wars of early 19th century. The margin of the brook, opposite to the garden, displayed a narrow meadow, or haugh, as it was called, which formed a small washing-green; the bank, which retired behind it, was covered by ancient trees.

Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?

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So much f it has a modernist revisionist slant, I found mysef doubting the authenticity of the 'find'. But I can't imagine myself writing about queens or other famous folk as my central subject, or writing from their points of view. The difficulty of coming to terms with a very complex character. For the next two decades, the Plains Indians would do their best to return the barbarism in kind. He aspires to one day live in a cave high in the mountains where he can write poetry no one will ever see.