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Brave Men Illustrated Edition

Author : Ernie Pyle
ISBN : 9781787203662
Genre : History
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Includes over 150 images recording the career of Ernie Pyle from childhood to Ie Shima. Europe was in the throes of World War II, and when America joined the fighting, Ernie Pyle went along. Long before television beamed daily images of combat into our living rooms, Pyle’s on-the-spot reporting gave the American public a firsthand view of what war was like for the boys on the front. Pyle followed the soldiers into the trenches, battlefields, field hospitals, and beleaguered cities of Europe. What he witnessed he described with a clarity, sympathy, and grit that gave the public back home an immediate sense of the foot soldier’s experience. There were really two wars, John Steinbeck wrote in Time magazine: one of maps and logistics, campaigns, ballistics, divisions, and regiments and the other a “war of the homesick, weary, funny, violent, common men who wash their socks in their helmets, complain about the food, whistle at Arab girls, or any girls for that matter, and bring themselves through as dirty a business as the world has ever seen and do it with humor and dignity and courage—and that is Ernie Pyle’s war.” This collection of Pyle’s columns detailing the fighting in Europe in 1943-44 brings that war—and the living, and dying, moments of history—home to us once again.-Print ed. “This angle of reporting brought the front-line war back to the families of those serving in the armed forces and endeared Pyle to the troops. An essential piece of Americana for all collections.”—Library Journal “[A] classic of modern journalism.”—Kirkus Reviews

Brave Men Dark Waters

Author : Orr Kelly
ISBN : 9781497645639
Genre : History
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A definitive history of the US Navy’s renowned special operations fighting force—“the most complete in-depth study of this fabled elite unit” (Library Journal). The legend was forged in the fires of World War II, when special units of elite navy frogmen were entrusted with dangerous covert missions in the brutal global conflict. These Underwater Demolition Teams, as they were then called, soon became known for their toughness and fearlessness, and their remarkable ability to get the job—any job—done. Years later, the renamed US Navy SEALs (for Sea, Air, and Land) continued to be a wartime force to be reckoned with throughout the remainder of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. They served as rangers and scouts in the jungles of Vietnam, answered the call to duty in Panama, Granada, and in Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, while developing into the very best of the best, the cream of America’s Special Forces crop. Author Orr Kelly offers a rich and riveting history of the SEALs, covering their remarkable triumphs while not shying away from the scandals and controversies. An extraordinary portrait of extraordinary fighting men, Brave Men, Dark Waters shines a brilliant light into the darkest shadows of war, which is where the SEALs have operated for decades with awesome and deadly efficiency.

Brave Men

Author : David H. Hackworth
ISBN : 9780671865603
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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America's most decorated soldier describes his experiences as an infantry leader during the Korean and Vietnam Wars

All The Brave Men

Author : James McCallum
ISBN : 0553297155
Genre : Arson
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As a draught slowly puts a stranglehold on the land, and, one by one, the hardworking men and women of the region move away, rancher Charlie Flagg is determined to stay and wait until the rains. Reprint.

Brave Men Of The Hills

Author : Parimal Ghosh
ISBN : 1850654077
Genre : Burma
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Burma was conquered by Britain in the course of three wars fought in 1825, 1852 and 1885, and colonial rule was to last up until 1948, when Burma regained its lost independence. Throughout this period there were several armed uprisings against foreign rule and its social and economic ramifications.

Brave Men To The Battle

Author : Virgil Robinson
ISBN : 9781572581647
Genre : Religion
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Several hundred years after the apostle John wrote of a beautiful woman facing a fierce dragon in the last book of the Bible, the Waldenses fled from before Satan and his followers to find a refuge in the wilderness. Here is the story of the true church of Jesus, branded as heretics and pursued relentlessly in a Holy War to extinguish by intrigue, lies, betrayal and persecution, those keeping the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.

That Body Of Brave Men

Author : Mark Wells Johnson
ISBN : UOM:39015056844569
Genre : History
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Examines the history of the four Regular Army regiments that fought in the Civil War's Western Theater.

Brave Men Run

Author : Matthew Wayne Selznick
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Genre : Fiction
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25 Brave Men

Author : James Urness
ISBN : 9781627870399
Genre : History
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In 1881, twenty-five volunteers traveled north beyond Greenland to establish a meteorological outpost in an uninhabited land. They were supposed to receive fresh supplies the following year, but poor planning, ice, and weather kept the relief vessels from reaching them. On August 8, 1883, the men set out for Littleton Island to meet a rescue party. They journeyed more than four hundred miles by boat and another hundred on foot to find that nobody was waiting for them. When the rescuers finally arrived in June of 1884, only seven survivors remained; one died on the journey home. 25 Brave Men tells the story of every member of the Lady Franklin Bay expedition. With detailed accounts of their lives and deeds, James Urness pays tribute to the courage it takes to keep moving forward in the face of great personal risk.

And Brave Men Too

Author : Timothy S. Lowry
ISBN : 051755707X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Interviews with men who earned the Congressional Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War recall the horrors and costs of the war, the men and women who died, and the difficulty of returning to a homeland caught up in anti-war fervor

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