Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery [Audiobook]

Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery [Audiobook]

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Soldier in Paradise by John Mort

Soldier in Paradise by John Mort
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Overview: John Mort’s compelling first novel embodies both the Vietnam combat experience and the sad aftermath for those who underwent it. Alternating between “stateside” chapters after the war and the Vietnam chapters dramatizing it, the novel creates a tension back and forth in time as well as geography. We participate in the trauma of combat in crisp and authentic detail, and we witness the effect of that experience on “Irish” Donnelly, a bookish, reluctant soldier, and his fellow infantrymen in the jungles and mountains of Vietnam. John Mort’s compelling first novel embodies both the Vietnam combat experience and the sad aftermath for those who underwent it. Alternating between “stateside” chapters after the war and the Vietnam chapters dramatizing it, the novel creates a tension back and forth in time as well as geography. We participate in the trauma of combat in crisp and authentic detail, and we witness the effect of that experience on “Irish” Donnelly, a bookish, reluctant soldier, and his fellow infantrymen in the jungles and mountains of Vietnam.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction

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The Soldier From Independence: A Military Biography …

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Soldier – June 2019

Soldier – June 2019
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Overview: Soldier Magazine – official monthly publication of the British Army, is produced by an in-house team and published by the Ministry of Defence. It strives to offer an effective means of communication aimed primarily at junior ranks but also of interest to all ranks of the British Army, cadets and the wider military community, including veterans and members of the public with an interest in military.
Genre: Magazines & Newspapers

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The Soldier from Independence by D M Giangreco

The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman, Volume 1, 1906-1919 by D M Giangreco
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 9 MB
Overview: Revealing the little-known facts of Harry Truman’s remarkable military performance, as a soldier and as a politician, The Soldier from Independence adds a whole new dimension to the already fascinating character of the thirty-third president of the United States. D. M. Giangreco shows how, as a field artillery battery commander in World War I, Truman was already making the hard decisions that he knew to be right, regardless of personal consequences. Truman oversaw the conclusion of the Second World War, stood up to Stalin, and met the test of North Korea’s invasion of the South. He also had the fortitude to defy Gen. Douglas MacArthur, one of America’s most revered wartime leaders, and ultimately fired the Far East commander, often characterized as the American Caesar. Filling in the details behind these world-changing events, this military biography supplies a heretofore missing – and critical – chapter in the story of one of the nation’s most important presidents. The Soldier from Independence recounts the World War I military adventure that would mark a turning point in the life of a humble man who would go on to become commander in chief.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Soldier Spy by Tom Marcus

Soldier Spy by Tom Marcus
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 160 MB
Overview: In the boot were six homemade pipe bombs, all linked to detonate at the same time from a single call on a brand-new pay-as-you-go phone found on the target.

Special Branch also found Chinese Type 56 assault rifles with eight full magazines of ammunition. His target was a local school. He planned to attack two coaches of teenagers returning home after a school trip to France. Approximately 60 children, their accompanying teachers and their waiting parents. He was going to kill them all.

‘My world was dark, no colour, no right or wrong and no backup. People like me exist to fight those no one else dares face. I wasn’t the last resort; I was the only option.’

Tom Marcus was recruited by MI5 in the wake of the 7/7 attacks on London. After five years spent undercover as part of a covert British Army special operations unit, he offered the Security Service the edge they so desperately needed. Following months of intensive training, Marcus was thrown into a world of relentless, unimaginable pressure, a never-ending struggle to prevent terrorist atrocities on our city streets, foil devastating strikes against the nation’s infrastructure, and keep our country’s secrets safe from foreign spies. Split-second decisions carried life or death consequences. And not all his colleagues would survive the fight.

In this explosive firsthand account, Soldier Spy lifts the lid on the war being waged by MI5 to keep us safe in our towns and cities for the first time – a blistering, visceral insight into life on the front line against terror, revealed in never-before-heard detail.

It was a job which would inevitably exact a heavy price. But when it came down to it, Marcus knew he didn’t have a choice.

‘Some people join the service out of a sense of duty, some out of wanting to do some good by removing the evil. I did it because it’s all I knew. I’m a hunter of people, and I’m damn good at it.’
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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American Soldier by Tommy Franks

American Soldier by Tommy Franks
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Overview: In this riveting memoir, General Franks retraces his journey from a small-town boyhood in Oklahoma and Midland, Texas, through a lifetime of military service – including his heroic tour as an Artillery officer in Vietnam, where he was wounded three times. A reform-minded Cold War commander and a shrewd tactician during Operation Desert Storm, Franks took command of CENTCOM at the dawn of what he calls a "crease in history" – becoming the senior American military officer in the most dangerous region on earth.

Now, drawing on his own recollections and military records declassified for this book, Franks offers the first true insider’s account of the war on terrorism that has changed the world since September 11, 2001. He puts you in the Operations Center for the launch of Operation Enduring Freedom just weeks after 9/11, capturing its uncertain early days and the historic victory that followed. He traces his relationship with the demanding Donald Rumsfeld, as early tensions over the pace of the campaign gave way to a strong and friendly collaboration.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Union Soldier of the American Civil War by Denis Hambucken+

Union Soldier of the American Civil War by Denis Hambucken, Chris Benedetto
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 7.8MB
Overview: This book provides a glimpse at the lives, weapons, and equipment of these soldiers through a collection of artifacts and exacting reproductions.As 1862 dawned, the Civil War, the conflict that had started the year before and that most Americans thought would last only a few months, showed no signs of ending. Hundreds of thousands of men across the divided nation enlisted in state volunteer regiments that poured into the sprawling military camps around Washington, DC, Richmond, Virginia, and other strategic locations. Within a year, thousands of these courageous men had lost their lives on bloody battlefields or died in disease-ridden encampments. This book provides a glimpse at the lives, weapons, and equipment of these soldiers through a collection of artifacts and exacting reproductions. While other books examine the War Between the States from a political, tactical, or military perspective, these books focus on the day-to-day life and the human experience of the men themselves, the Union and Confederate soldiers who enlisted and often fought to the death for their beliefs and those of their home regions of the young United States. Illustrated with full-color photography and historical documents, engagingly written and thoroughly explained, these books are the perfect addition to children’s and adults’ library collections, school libraries, and personal libraries of interested readers and history lovers of all ages.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Confederate Soldier of American Civil War by Denis Hambucken+

Confederate Soldier of the American Civil War by Denis Hambucken, Matthew Payson
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 5.7MB
Overview: This book provides a glimpse at the lives, weapons, and equipment of these soldiers through a collection of artifacts and exacting reproductions.As 1862 dawned, the Civil War, the conflict that had started the year before and that most Americans thought would last only a few months, showed no signs of ending. Hundreds of thousands of men across the divided nation enlisted in state volunteer regiments that poured into the sprawling military camps around Washington, DC, Richmond, Virginia, and other strategic locations. Within a year, thousands of these courageous men had lost their lives on bloody battlefields or died in disease-ridden encampments.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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My Wounded Soldier: Book Two: Fight For …

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My Wounded Soldier: Book One: Fight For …

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A Fearful Symmetry: The New Soldier In …

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Toy Soldier Collector – April/May 2019

Toy Soldier Collector – April/May 2019
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Overview: Whether you are a serious collector, or somebody who just buys the odd figure, TSC is the magazine for you. With 68 jam packed full colour pages dedicated to the toy soldier in all it’s many forms this magazine is the journal collectors around the world choose as their way of keeping up to date on what’s happening. Toy Soldier Collector is the UK’s favourite magazine dedicated to the fascinating world of toy soldiers and military miniatures.
Genre: Magazine –

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Toy Soldier Collector International – Issue 88, June/July 2019

Toy Soldier Collector International – Issue 88, June/July 2019
Requirements: .PDF reader, 34 MB
Overview: Whether you are a serious collector, or somebody who just buys the odd figure, TSC is the magazine for you. With 68 jam packed full colour pages dedicated to the toy soldier in all it’s many forms this magazine is the journal collectors around the world choose as their way of keeping up to date on what’s happening. Toy Soldier Collector is the UK’s favourite magazine dedicated to the fascinating world of toy soldiers and military miniatures.
Genre: Magazines & Newspapers

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