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A Soldier of the Legion By George Manington
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In Paris, 1890, an Englishman named George Manington signed up to join the French Foreign Legion. French Indochina was his destination, to help quell the rebels against colonial rule that had... More > emerged after the Sino-French War. The Yên Thế Insurrection had been continuing for twenty-two years in this area before Manington arrived, and he entered into the midst of this of this vicious war. Manington’s work A Soldier of the Legion is a fascinating account of life in one of the most famous regiments in history.< Less
The Good Soldier By Ford Madox Ford
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The Good Soldier: A Tale of Passion is a 1915 novel by English novelist Ford Madox Ford. It is set just before World War I and chronicles the tragedy of Edward Ashburnham, the soldier to whom the... More > title refers, and his own seemingly perfect marriage and that of two American friends. The novel is told using a series of flashbacks in non-chronological order, a literary technique that formed part of Ford's pioneering view of literary impressionism. Ford employs the device of the unreliable narrator to great effect as the main character gradually reveals a version of events that is quite different from what the introduction leads the reader to believe. The novel was loosely based on two incidents of adultery and on Ford's messy personal life. The novel’s original title was The Saddest Story, but after the onset of World War I, the publishers asked Ford for a new title. Ford suggested The Good Soldier, and the name stuck.< Less
In a Soldier's Mind By Justin Goose E. Shelton
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Do you like poetry that speaks to the heart? Do you like taking an adventure through someone else’s eyes without leaving home? Well do I have the book for you? This book is a compilation of... More > stories, and experiences of mine as a country boy that became a Soldier. I grew up in the small community of Spillcorn, NC Fishing, Hunting, Logging, Farming, and Racing. In this book are just a few of my encounters in life. Severe Depression is as real as you and I. I hope everyone can relate to this book at some point in their life, and maybe even help you understand what others are going through. It focuses on every day struggles we all go through like broken heart, missing and losing a loved one, and many other situations. My intention is for you to keep coming back, and reading one or two of the poems as you experience things in your life. So gather the family around and cuddle up to this book on a dark winter night or on a warm summer day just as long as you read it either way.< Less
The Good Soldier By Ford Madox Ford
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The Good Soldier Švejk (pronounced [ˈʃvɛjk]), also spelled Schweik or Schwejk) is the abbreviated title of an unfinished satirical/dark comedy novel by Jaroslav Hašek.... More > The original Czech title of the work is Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka za světové války, literally The Fateful Adventures of the Good Soldier Švejk During the World War. It is the most translated novel of Czech literature.Švejk has become the Czech national personification. [citation needed]The novel was originally illustrated by Josef Lada and more recently also by Czech illustrator Petr Urban.Hašek originally intended Švejk to cover a total of six volumes, but had completed only three (and started on the fourth) upon his death from heart failure on January 3, 1923. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Good_Soldier_%C5%A0vejk Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Soldier of the Brell By David Scholes
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After the destruction of the home worlds of the super power empire of the Brell, a lone Brell soldier travels into the future in search of revenge. Carrying with him custodianship of all of the... More > residual power and knowledge of his race. In the long journey up through the well of time he witnesses the emergence of new powers for both good and evil. One of them the super power empire of the Tolden. Another the dark powers behind a vast inter-stellar network of subjugated worlds. After a battle that takes him to both the beginning and end of time, his struggle against the nemesis of his race leads to a final confrontation in a place thought to be only stuff of myth and legend. About the Author David Scholes is a writer and also works as an accounting and economic (and occasionally actuarial) consultant to various Australian government departments. This novella is his sixth science fiction book being preceded by another novella and four collections of short stories.< Less
The Christian Soldier By Thomas Watson & Rev Terry Kulakowski, Editor
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The Christian Soldier is based on Matthew 11:12 The Kingdom of Heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force. The earth is inherited by the meek Matt. v: 5. Heaven is inherited by the... More > violent. Our life is military. Christ is our Captain, the gospel is the banner, the graces are our spiritual artillery, and heaven is only taken in a forcible way. This violence concerns men as Christians. Though heaven be given us freely, yet we must contend for it, Eccles. ix. 10. 'What thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.' Our work is great, our time short, our Master urgent. We have need therefore to summon together all the powers of our souls and strive as in a matter of life and death, that we may arrive at the kingdom above: We must not only put forth diligence, but violence< Less
Soldiers of Fortune By Richard Harding Davis
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Soldiers of Fortune is a 1955 syndicated half hour American television adventure series. It starred John Russell as Tim Kelly and Chick Chandler as his sidekick Toubo Smith who were international... More > adventurers. Each episode would take place in a different country. Many of the film crew had worked at Republic Pictures studios with the show filmed on Republic's backlot then used by television's Revue Productions. The show was constantly rerun on American television into the 1960s.The show was sponsored for two years by 7 Up soft drink. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soldiers_of_Fortune_(TV_series) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Mermaid and the Soldier By Lindsay Macaulay
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The Mermaid and the Soldier by Lindsay Macaulay Illustrated by Kate Hall
A Soldier's Story By Paul Ghiotto
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The story of one soldier's life in WWI as told primarily through the correspondence home from Pvt. Marion Losco of Mandarin/Loretto Florida before his death in the Aisne-Marne campaign. A 24-year-old... More > farm boy, he was sent to France in May 1918 to fight in the Great War with limited training and was killed about six weeks after his arrival and a few days after his 25th birthday. His story is told not only through his heartfelt letters but also through period photographs and additional information about his family, WWI draft registration, Jacksonville at the time and the Oise-Ainse American Cemetery, where he is buried.< Less
A Soldier's Story By Paul Ghiotto
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The story of one soldier's life in WWI as told primarily through the correspondence home from Pvt. Marion Losco of Mandarin/Loretto Florida before his death in the Aisne-Marne campaign. A 24-year-old... More > farm boy, he was sent to France in May 1918 to fight in the Great War with limited training and was killed about six weeks after his arrival and a few days after his 25th birthday. His story is told not only through his heartfelt letters but also through period photographs and additional information about his family, WWI draft registration, Jacksonville at the time and the Oise-Ainse American Cemetery, where he is buried.< Less

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