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Sevastopol Sketches (Crimean War History) (Hardcover) By Leo Tolstoy
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In the Sevastopol Sketches, Leo Tolstoy evocatively recollects his experiences at the Siege of Sevastopol in 1854-1855, over the course of three short stories. Although the trio of tales which... More > comprise the Sevastopol Sketches are ostensibly fictional and written in the second person, they accurately recall Tolstoy's experiences as a young man witnessing the Crimean War. All three possess philosophical overtones, with the overarching theme being a vilification of war as a wasteful, senseless and foolish expenditure of human life. The Sevastopol Sketches establish Tolstoy as a pacifist who considered war to be one of the most depraved and lamentable events characterizing mankind. Years after publishing these sketches, Tolstoy would draw upon the Siege of Sevastopol as a critical supplement to the narrative of his epic novel - War and Peace.< Less
History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish American War By Edward A. Johnson
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History of African-American Soldiers in the Spanish American War. Fully indexed.
The History of Lika, Croatia: Land of War and Warriors By John R. Oreskovich
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Merriam Press Military History. Lika is a region of Croatia known for its soldiers and poverty. This history of Lika has been divided into four epochs: the first, ancient Lika, when Lika was part of... More > the Roman Empire; the second, Slav-Croatian Lika, that existed prior to the arrival of the Ottomans, when Lika was integrated into the European feudal system; the third, the Turkish wars, when the Habsburgs and their army controlled Lika; the fourth, from the 19th century to the present, when the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, the country that became Yugoslavia, replaced Austrian rule in Lika. The author's family is from the Lika region of western Croatia. This is the only known history of Lika in English.< Less
World War West: A History, Vol. 21 By Dr. Pan, PhD
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World War West: A History, Vol. 21 by Katie Pan Kuhn (Dr. Pan, PhD), Published by A Novel Idea, 2018
The Land-War in Ireland: A History for the Times By James Godkin
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DORIS MILLER MOVES IN HISTORY UP TO A NEW WAR By Vickie Gail Miller
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One of many of Vickie Gail Miller's authored books about her uncle, World War II hero, Doris Miller; beings as informative in this book about historical events that traveled along with the Miller... More > family's lives and movement in history, with concern for awardance of the "Congressional Medal of Honor," remaining a long overdue medal of higher thanks to the war hero, for his great contribution in defending America, "Above and Beyond" his call of duty.Noted also on the jacket cover design, is Vickie Gail Miller's invented, "WORLD WAR II DORIS MILLER ACTION FIGURE DOLL.Any and all contributions with assisting with this doll, is highly appreciated. www.tiptopwebsite.com/mybooks...vickiesbooksandthings@hotmail.com....vickiegailmiller97@hotmail.com.< Less
Blue jackets of '61: A history of the navy in the war of secession By Willis J. Abbot
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Born in New Haven, Connecticut to Waldo Abbot and Julia Holmes, he was a graduate of the University of Michigan in 1884. He was married to Marie A. Mack in 1887 and became managing editor of the... More > Chicago Times during 1892–93. In 1896–8 he was editor for the New York Journal. In 1905 he joined the New York American.[1] Abbot wrote for the Hearst's New York Journal in 1921. Later, he was named the editor of Christian Science Monitor, a position which he held from 1922 to 1927. He had a brief career in politics leading the movement for Ethics Enforcement with Herbert Bayard Swope working on the constitution of the ANSE. All these actions taken towards ethics amelioration was seen negatively by president Hopwood. Throughout this ethics debate. W. J. Abbot was on the board of directors of ANSE.< Less
Our Early Religious History featuring Religious Wars By John Weems
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Engineers at War (United States Army in Vietnam Series) By Adrian G. Traas, Center of Military History United States Department of the Army
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Engineers at War describes the role of military engineers, especially the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the Vietnam War. It is a story of the engineers' battle against an elusive and determined... More > enemy in one of the harshest underdeveloped regions of the world. Despite these challenges, engineer soldiers successfully carried out their combat and construction missions. The building effort in South Vietnam allowed the United States to deploy and operate a modern 500,000-man force in a far-off region. Although the engineers faced huge construction tasks, they were always ready to support the combat troops. They built ports and depots, carved airfields and airstrips out of jungle and mountain plateaus, repaired roads and bridges, and constructed bases. Because of these efforts, ground combat troops with their supporting engineers were able to fight the enemy from well-established bases. Although most of the construction was temporary, more durable facilities, such as airfields, port and depot complexes,< Less

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