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Vietnam Conscript By Merv Ryan
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The author was called-up and sent to the Vietnam war as an infantry rifleman and has drawn on his experience and knowledge from diary to present a fictional story of one woman and two young men, one... More > militant and aggressive, the other a pacifist, who are conscripted and sent to fight in the jungle. A finely written account of Australian army life on active service and the devastating effect this war had on many who took part in it. The book was on the suggested reading list at Canberra’s Defence Force Academy and used by counselling professionals and popular with secondary students for national service (conscription) projects. "Based on memories so poignant and recalled so well that even a cynical reader can be moved to tears." (Gold Coast Bulletin) "Compelling ... readers of ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT or viewers of Oliver Stone's BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY will recognise the basic shape ... Ryan's novel is a biography of THE Australian Vietnam veteran ... much to be commended." (Canberra Times)< Less
Adventures of a Conscript By W. H. Younce
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The Adventures of a Conscript is the only book written by a fellow from Ashe County, North Carolina about his experiences in the Civil War. Drafted into the Confederate army, the book mostly relates... More > to how Unionists fared in the Southern service. He served in the 58th North Carolina Infantry, Virginia State Line and 21st Virginia Cavalry. Description of the Battle of Wytheville, Virginia (Tolands Raid). Description of lynching of Unionists in Jefferson, Ashe County, North Carolina. Annotated and indexed by Jeffrey C. Weaver.< Less
Adventures of a Conscript By Jeffrey Weaver
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The Adventures of a Conscript is the only book written by a fellow from Ashe County, North Carolina about his experiences in the Civil War. Drafted into the Confederate army, the book mostly relates... More > to how Unionists fared in the Southern service. He served in the 58th North Carolina Infantry, Virginia State Line and 21st Virginia Cavalry. Description of the Battle of Wytheville, Virginia (Tolands Raid). Description of lynching of Unionists in Jefferson, Ashe County, North Carolina. Annotated and indexed by Jeffrey C. Weaver.< Less
The Conscript, the Girl and the Virus By Phillip Donnelly
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A drop out is conscripted to defend city against imminent zombov attack. Buddied up with the girl of his dreams, Private Fluffy lurches his way through basic training. Will the heifferfolk be as... More > difficult to deal with as Captain McGuire? Echoes of Catch 22, traces of Zone 1, a whiff of Adrian Mole and a dash of World War Z – what more could you want from an apocalypse novel?< Less
DRAFTED By James Seno
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The book is non-fiction and describes the personal experiences of the author being drafted into the US Army in 1952. It covers everything from the induction process to honorable discharge in 1954. As... More > the great majority of Americans have little or no knowledge of the conscription experience and some menbers of Congress favor reenacting the Draft, I felt that my military service could shed some light on the matter and be helpful in the decision process which we all will be involved in if the Congress decides to act in this matter. I was one of many who was forced by law to leave civilian life and serve in the military.< Less
DRAFTED By James Seno
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The book is non-fiction and describes the personal experiences of the author being drafted into the US Army in 1952. It covers everything from the induction process to honorable discharge in 1954. As... More > the great majority of Americans have little or no knowledge of the conscription experience and some menbers of Congress favor reenacting the Draft, I felt that my military service could shed some light on the matter and be helpful in the decision process which we all will be involved in if the Congress decides to act in this matter. I was one of many who was forced by law to leave civilian life and serve in the military.< Less
The Stone Age By Barry Klemm
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A naive insurance clerk is drafted in 1966 and ends up a fierce combat soldier in Vietnam. Then they send him home again and expect him to adjust to his former blissful life, but it is impossible.
Conscrits au 19ème et 22ème de ligne By Patrice THEBAULT
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19e et 22e de ligne. De la campagne du Portugal à Waterloo, en passant par la Russie et Leipzig...
Volontaires et conscrits du canton de Houdan 1791-1816 By Patrice THEBAULT
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Le poids des appels de classes militaires sur une population homogène (le canton de Houdan, Fr, IDF, 78), de 1791 (époque révolutionnaire) à 1816 (fin de l'empire et... More > seconde restauration).< Less
Pierre de LAUNAY, Russie 1812 By Loïc THEBAULT
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L'histoire d'un conscrit de 1812 en Russie