Category Archives: Military & Wars

Peril on the Sea

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The measured sound approached near and more near, and presently a loud whistle was heard in the same direction. Liddell Hart (1895-1970), Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), and J. While they remained in this position, a messenger arrived in haste to desire Mac-Ivor to come to the Prince, adding, that their advanced post had had a skirmish with some of the enemy's cavalry, and that the Baron of Bradwardine had sent in a few prisoners.

The Confidant (Lost Locket of Lahari)

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I look on the sex with something like the admiration with which I regard the starry sky in a frosty December night. Tom loved gambling, and fell of course among thieves, who were rather proud of their trade, as witness the following anecdote:--- ``After playing all night with a sharper, at a fashionable club, and losing every thing, King discovered that he had been bubbled, and hinted his suspicions to his antagonist; who coolly said to him, `I always play with marked cards, why don't you?' ''---=Boaden,= vol ii., p. 28.

The New Patrol: Liam Scott Book 2

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It's set in Germany, and starts with a Jewish woman and her husband going to the hospital so she can give birth to twins. If you enjoy historical fiction books you might also like: Esperanza Rising, by Pam Munoz Ryan, Jefferson’s Sons, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, or Rodzina, by Karen Cushman. During the 20th century, US military psychiatrists tried to deal with these consequences while contributing to the military goal of preserving manpower and reducing the debilitating impact of psychiatric syndromes by implementing screening programs to detect factors that predispose individuals to mental disorders, providing early intervention strategies for acute war-related syndromes, and treating long-term psychiatric disability after deployment.

Windjammer: Schooling of a Modern Teen by the Voodoo Pirate

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He then proceeds to... get this: sent warplanes with an invading army to America, probably because the situation at home was just that good. Whereas---step this way, Pat ---and see there is nobody listening---why should not you and we have a friendly understanding, and assist each other, as the weaker parties, against any aggressions, which may be made upon either of us, ``for uniformity's sake?''---Your fathers are called by our Scottish kings, ``Their ancient friends of the Erischerie of Eirland,'' and for my part I have little doubt that Malachi, who wore the collar of gold, must have been an ancestor of my own.

The Ransom of Mercy Carter

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The Christian world, therefore, was a prime target for the earliest caliphs, and it would remain so for Muslim leaders for the next thousand years. Soon they become powerful traders with China, deeply involved in the politics and love of the Middle Kingdom, her people and her enemies. The hybridized virtù(e) that filled the political treatises of the American Revolution/War for Independence fascinated me but were not the centerpiece of my doctoral research.

Captain Mack

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Yet with tastes so opposite, they contributed greatly to each other's amusement. In making this change, England was catching up with Continental Europe, which had already adopted the Gregorian calendar (first promulgated in 1582); Scotland had not adopted the Gregorian calendar but had already begun to mark the start of the year on 1 Jan. (rather than 25 March) in 1600, in conformity with Gregorian usage. The couple lived at Appleton Manor, near Oxford, where she would eventually have been responsible for the normal duties of the mistress of the house and prepared to manage the rest of the estate in her husband’s absence.

Killing for Country

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In 1950, the flag was reintroduced by the German Parliament as the official symbol for the Federal Republic of Germany and is still used today. After journeying a considerable time in silence, he could not help asking, ``Was it far to the end of their journey?'' ``Ta cove was tree, four mile; but as Duinh -wassel was a wee taiglit, Donald could, tat is, might---would---should send ta curragh.'' This conveyed no information.

War and Watermelon

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Where the woods are on a large scale, these paths should be at least eight or nine feet broad. Where Starship Troopers is mostly about politics, The Forever War is about the grim realities of space warfare, faster-than-light travel, and being in command. But, in traditional Islam, Christian and Jewish states must be destroyed and their lands conquered. The mere pleasure, then, of absolute authority---the gratification of humour exacted by a peevish and petted child, who will not be contented till he has the toy in his own hand, though he break it the next moment.

The American Twins of the Revolution

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Sometimes you may add extra characters in a story, like it was done in the movie Titanic. This classic military adventure will delight fans of Cornwell and Mallinson, as Wilcox takes the reader into the mind of a soldier at his finest hour... We may now be expected to say something of the preparation of the soil, by cropping, following, paring, and burning, or otherwise, as is recommended in most books on the subject of planting. Founded in 1925, Random House is the proud publishing house of the world’s most acclaimed storytellers, thought leaders, and innovators.

The Shell House

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That of Flora, on the contrary, was soft and sweet,---``an excellent thing in woman;'' yet, in urging any favourite topic, which she often pursued with natural eloquence, it possessed as well the tones which impress awe and conviction, as those of persuasive insinuation. There simply was not enough harbour capacity in Southern England to supply the invading force. In disguise, she travelled over to France, where she was helped by the retainer of a certain Sir Walter de Mauney - who incidentally was to become her second husband.