Lions of Kandahar: The Story of a Fight Against All Odds

Lions of Kandahar: The Story of a Fight Against All Odds EPUB

Lions of Kandahar: The Story of a Fight Against All Odds
One of the most critical battles of the Afghan War is now revealed as never before. Lions of Kandahar is an inside account from the unique perspective of an active-duty U.S. Army Special Forces commander, an unparalled warrior with multiple deployments to the theater who has only recently returned from combat there.Southern Afghanistan was slipping away. That was clear to

Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior EPUB

Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior
From leadership expert, former Navy SEAL, American Grit feature player, and author of Worth Dying For: A Navy SEALs Call to a Nation, Rorke Denver, the bestselling account of how he helped create the U.S. Navy SEALS of today. Rorke Denver trains the men who become Navy SEALs--the most creative problem solvers on the modern battlefield, ideal warriors for the kinds of wa

One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer EPUB

One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer
If the Marines are �the few, the proud,� Recon Marines are the fewest and the proudest. Nathaniel Fick�s career begins with a hellish summer at Quantico, after his junior year at Dartmouth. He leads a platoon in Afghanistan just after 9/11 and advances to the pinnacle�Recon� two years later, on the eve of war with Iraq. His vast skill set puts him in front of the front lin

Shell Shock and the Modernist Imagination EPUB

Shell Shock and the Modernist Imagination
Bonikowski examines how the figure of the shell-shocked soldier and the symptoms of war trauma were transformed in novels by Ford Madox Ford, Rebecca West and Virginia Woolf. Situating his study with respect to Freud�s concept of the death drive, Bonikowski shows how these novelists drew on the traumatic effects of shell shock to explore the link between the public events

Down Range: To Iraq and Back EPUB

Down Range: To Iraq and Back
There are some things people dont get over easily -- pain from the past is one of them.Trauma changes people: It changes values, priorities, worldviews, and most of all � it changes how we relate to others. Painful, life-threatening experiences take people beyond the normal day-to-day life, leaving them stuck behind defensive walls that keep them from re-entering the wor

Franks Independence Day(The Night Stalkers 5) EPUB

Franks Independence Day(The Night Stalkers 5)
SOMETIMES LOVE ITSELF IS WHAT SAVES YOUR LIFE!Name: Frank AdamsJob: Head of U.S. Secret ServicePresidential Protection DetailName: Beatrice Ann �Beat� BelfourJob: U.S. Secret Service Agent:Specialist in African SecurityAgent �Beat� Belfour comes under fire when trapped on the wrong side of a coup in the West African country of Guinea-Bissau. A routine diplomatic assignme

A Soldiers Legacy EPUB

A Soldiers Legacy
It is 1943 and Wenk, a young German soldier guarding the Normandy coast, finds himself in a war where the main enemies are loneliness and misery. Corruption is rampant in the High Command: supplies are being siphoned off, and starving, exhausted soldiers must cross their won mine fields to steal potatoes from the neighboring French farms.Against all army rank and protocol,

One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer EPUB

One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer
If the Marines are the few, the proud, Recon Marines are the fewest and the proudest. Nathaniel Ficks career begins with a hellish summer at Quantico, after his junior year at Dartmouth. He leads a platoon in Afghanistan just after 9/11 and advances to the pinnacle�Recon�two years later, on the eve of war with Iraq. His vast skill set puts him in front of the front line

An Epiphany in Lilacs: In the Aftermath of the Camps EPUB

An Epiphany in Lilacs: In the Aftermath of the Camps
An Epiphany In Lilacs is a young adult novel set in a DP camp outside Hamburg, Germany following the end of World War II. The author, Iris Dorbian, captures in this story a unique glimpse into the period after the Holocaust when survivors had to deal with their new realities for living, based on her fathers personal experience. After liberation in May 1945, Daniel, a 14-y

IWM: The First World War on the Home Front EPUB

IWM: The First World War on the Home Front
Your country Needs YOU! was the poster slogan that shouted out to many during World War I. And indeed, it did. As men of all ages joined the Forces and left their homes and jobs, so�those left behind were forced to step up and take their place. Food shortages, rationing, the First Blitz, and the appearance of women in the workplace all became familiar.�Drawing on the a

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