We Were Warriors

Author: Johnny Mercer
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509853014
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Unflinchingly honest, action-packed and laced with wry humour, this is an unforgettable read by a remarkable man. ‘The best first-hand account in a war zone I've ever read.

The Journey Continues

Author: Matthew Walker Jr.
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469193779
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A soldiers' story Matthew Walker Jr. troops who are now some of my ... No one
could have been prouder to have served with these young warriors than I. In the
back of our minds we all wondered if we would ever make it back home again,
but we very seldom talked about dying, even though death lurked near. Finally,
our replacements ... The body craved for fluids to combat the salty, dry tastes in
our mouths and to replenish the fluids sucked out by the sun. Yet, we continued
on until ...

All Good Fun Until Someone Gets Shot

Author: Johnny Mercer
Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson
ISBN: 9781509853007
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A captain in 29 Commando, Johnny Mercer completed three tours of Afghanistan, the final one as the conflict reached a bloody climax in 2010.

Tomorrow You Die

Author: Andy Coogan
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1780574584
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We lived in a constant state of terror. There were no Red Cross parcels and very,
very few messages from the outside world. Our captors despised us for having
surrendered. Under the bushido code, Japanese warriors were supposed to
commit suicide, though many of our jailers did ultimately surrender and then face
warcrimes trials. When we returned to Britain in 1945, the prisoners from the Far
East served as an embarrassing reminder of Britain's biggestever military
disaster – the ...

Soldier Of Fortune

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This book is sure to become a classic account of the bloody 'bush wars" of Africa.
6 x 9, softcover. photos, illus., 482 pp. «BWR $35.00 FIREFORCE One Man's War
in die Rhodesian Light Infantry by Chris Cocks Here is the riveting account of
Chris Cocks' service in the Rhodesian Light Infantry duhng the brutal "bush war"
of the 1970s, from the lightning airborne envelopments of the book's title to the
multiple combat jumps performed by RLI troops. Many consider this to be the best
 ...

A Vietnam Reader

Author: George Moss
Publisher:
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Graphic portrayals of brutal fighting were beamed into living rooms nightly for
months. But by midsummer 1968, television journalism had reverted to its
established patterns of war coverage. Few graphic scenes of war thereafter found
their way into viewers' homes. The typical news story once again showed U.S.
troops on patrol or engaged in sporadic combat. But proportionately fewer
combat stories were reported and the television networks gave more attention to
the political ...

Yearbook Of Cross Cultural Medicine And Psychotherapy

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South America Among the tribes residing in the regions of greater Brazil, Ghana,
the central Andes, the Gran Chaco region, Chile, and Argentina, rites pertaining
to combat also centered around male rites of passage. In addition, in the Amazon
River regions, a number of myths portray women not only as warriors but as
dominant over male warriors at one time (BlERHORST 1988), and in both the
western Amazon and central Andes regions, where war goddesses are portrayed
as ...

Women And War

Author: Jean Bethke Elshtain
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226206264
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"Yes, it's supposed to be cut like this," as I simulated a brutal chop of all my
tresses just below my ears. "And make straight ... We drove back to Timnath,
much of the time in stony silence. Twelve miles ... One day I would be a leader of
men, too. Maybe a warrior. Maybe a martyr — though there didn't seem to be
much call for martyrs any more. I could worry about that later. In the meantime, I
dreamed of action, of Joan, of myself in male battle attire, fighting for morally
worthy ends. Oh yes.

Into The Rising Sun

Author: Patrick K. O'Donnell
Publisher: Free Press
ISBN: 9781439192580
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Now, with Into the Rising Sun, O’Donnell tells the story of the brutal Pacific War, based on hundreds of interviews spanning a decade.

The War

Author: Geoffrey C. Ward
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN:
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