Category Archives: Military & Wars

Rose Blanche

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For the next four years, the troops would fight from these trenches. Then the delight with which he grasped at the word when suggested--- The manner in which Kemble spoke those three words, and rushed forward into his abuse of Bolingbroke, like a hunter surmounting the obstacle which had stopped his career, was electrical. Her father has been dead for years, one of her brothers was conscripted into the Tsar’s army, and her other brother has been taken as a servant by the local landowner.

American Adventures: Thomas

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It is not so with restraints newly imposed. Primrose, wife to the excellent Vicar of Wakefield, carried on a system of specie, with respect to her family, at a much cheaper rate than that at which Scotland will be able, I fear, to accomplish the same object. ``I gave each of them a shilling,'' says the good man, speaking of his daughters, ``though for the honour of the family it must be observed, that they never went without money themselves; as my wife always generously let them have a guinea each to keep their pockets, but with strict injunctions _never to change it._'' Our state is not so favourable, Mr.

Hitler's Canary

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Rich details of Inuit life provide the background to the story of a young woman caught between cultures. Agriculture itself, the most serious occupation of country gentlemen, has points which may be combined with the art we are about to treat of---or, rather, those two pursuits cannot, on many occasions, be kept separate from each other; for we shall have repeated occasion to remark, how much beauty is, in the idea of a spectator, connected with utility, and how much good taste is always offended by obvious and unnecessary expense.

Generals Die in Bed: 100th Anniversary Edition

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Dick's terror was extreme at seeing the whole army, which had been so lately silent as the grave, in uproar, and about to rush on him. However, they have the potential to create a unique and engaging experience. Short list of Movies that I have seen and my observations concerning these movies about Military History. Indeed, WWII and its horrific aftermath held an entire world in thrall for more than a generation, and now its villains - and its heroes -- are in some ways being lost.

Never Fall Down

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Forester (and British ITV) to thank for that. He went on to say, Herod became known as “Herod the Wicked, villain of many a legend, including the Massacre of the Innocents: the story is invented, though it is based, in one respect, on what is likely to be a historical fact, since Jesus Christ was probably born in one of the last years of Herod’s reign” (1971:228-229). One example is the historical mystery series Masters of Rome by Colleen McCullough. It is difficult to discern the overall picture amidst the romantic propaganda, and the record is complex.

Soldier Bear

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Hood was captured instead of sunk, which had driven Churchill into frenzy and directed many efforts to sink her despite the navy's resistance. Protected by military fortifications as well as by the forces of nature, Cyprus faces little threat from external forces. Honorable US military enlist to protect and defend American values explicit in the Declaration of Independence, and American rights explicit in the US Constitution. The old man stood for a moment in silent devotion, then exclaimed, ``Praise be to God!---I shall see my bairn again.'' ``And never, I hope, to part with her more,'' said Waverley. ``I trust in God, not, unless it be to win the means of supporting her; for my things are but in a bruckle state;---but what signifies warld's gear?'' ``And if,'' said Waverley, modestly, ``there were a situation in life which would put Miss Bradwardine beyond the uncertainty of fortune, and in the rank to which she was born, would you object to it, my dear Baron, because it would make one of your friends the happiest man in the world?'' The Baron turned, and looked at him with great earnestness. ``Yes,'' continued Edward, ``I shall not consider my sentence of banishment as repealed, unless you will give me permission to accompany you to the Duchran, and''------ The Baron seemed collecting all his dignity to make a suitable reply to what, at another time, he would have treated as the propounding a treaty of alliance between the houses of Bradwardine and Waverley.

Ronnie's War

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And theatre itself was in a kind of a revolution, as the stilted declamatory style and tragic poses of 18th century actors gave way to a more natural, more intimate performance, such as that of Edmund Kean, changing old style caricatures into authentic credible characters. Another Biblical epic, director Robert Aldrich's Italian-made Sodom and Gomorrah (1962) depicted the destruction of the two sinful cities with expensive production values.

The Book Thief (Movie Tie-In) (Turtleback School & Library

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In their meetings, they discussed veterans’ health and well-being, which they considered to be poor. 56 Shatan and Lifton lobbied for increased mental health services for Vietnam veterans. I am unwilling to renew it, by soliciting her to receive you this morning; and perhaps my doing so might not only be ineffectual, but prevent your meeting this evening.'' While thus conversing, Waverley heard in the court, before the windows of the parlour, a well-known voice. ``I aver to you, my worthy friend,'' said the speaker, ``that it is a total dereliction of military discipline; and were you not as it were a tyro, your purpose would deserve strong reprobation.

Escape To Freedom

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American fighting ships would display this jack in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. Each of these being cut over yearly for five or six years, will, he reckons, produce, in the sixth, plants fit for layering; and having gone twice through that process, they will, in the course of eight years, fill up the ground with shoots at the distance of eight feet from each other, being the distance necessary in a copse-plantation.

The Complete French and Indian War Series (Halcyon Classics)

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The Peacock King by Irk (fantasy) A free novel about stupid spies getting caught, magic sword kings, traps, talking guns, brawls where people get bitten, ecological activism, hardcore diary writing, world war, caffeinated politics, chess matches over custody, dramatic courtroom fingerpointing, and tea. GRAND PRIZE Overall Chaucer Awards Winner from 2013: Women soldiers who made up 10 percent of US forces in Bosnia in 1997 reportedly had “easygoing and untroubled” relations with the men.