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Tales of the Peacetime Army By John Sheppard
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The mission of the United States Army is to fight and win in combat. But what is its mission in peacetime? A young philosophy student drifts into the Army during the Reagan era and is shipped off to... More > Europe to train and train and train to fight a war that would never be fought.< Less
palmFIST elegies for peacetime By Paul Grimsley
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another volume of poetry that was lost for two years when my hard drive died. palmfist elegies for peacetime is an energetic and lyrical collection that will knock you on your ass.
Fight with torture or other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment in peacetime By Gulnar Hasanova
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The main goal of the author in writing this book is to promote fight with torture or other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment. Unfortunately, torture is widespread and extremely... More > difficult to detect and eliminate. The use of torture by state officials is one of the most horrifying human rights violations. Torture and cruelty are not limited to any specific culture, geographic area or time period. International legal agreements have had a positive, though limited, effect on the human rights practices of some governments. One conclusion the author arrived at in this research is that the use of torture or other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment is always an effective way to keep the population in a constant state of fear and thereby makes them easier to control.< Less
Dragonfly House and Giant in a Tea Cup By I. P. Aspinall
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Luke knows his country is at war when the sirens sound during school. Moments after Luke heads for a shelter along with his teachers and friends, his home and school are destroyed. His parents take... More > him to what they think will be the safety of their summer home, Dragonfly House. Luke’s friend, Jack, and his family join them at the house, and they fish and play with a tame bear. But they soon realize danger has followed them and must turn to the magic of the dragonfly queen and a big fish to stay safe. Five years later, severe drought, caused by a vanishing river, ravages the land. After Jack discovers a giant hiding in a magic teacup, the families head for the Dragonfly House once again. But as the drought, a forest fire, and a wolf threaten their happy existence, they must turn to the giant to save them. In two charming tales, a young boy and his friends summon assistance from magical creatures to survive in a dangerous world.< Less
Dragonfly House and Giant in a Tea Cup By I. P. Aspinall
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Luke knows his country is at war when the sirens sound during school. Moments after Luke heads for a shelter along with his teachers and friends, his home and school are destroyed. His parents take... More > him to what they think will be the safety of their summer home, Dragonfly House. Luke’s friend, Jack, and his family join them at the house, and they fish and play with a tame bear. But they soon realize danger has followed them and must turn to the magic of the dragonfly queen and a big fish to stay safe. Five years later, severe drought, caused by a vanishing river, ravages the land. After Jack discovers a giant hiding in a magic teacup, the families head for the Dragonfly House once again. But as the drought, a forest fire, and a wolf threaten their happy existence, they must turn to the giant to save them. In two charming tales, a young boy and his friends summon assistance from magical creatures to survive in a dangerous world.< Less
Dragonfly House and Giant In a Tea Cup By I. P. Aspinall
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Luke knows his country is at war when the sirens sound during school. Moments after Luke heads for a shelter along with his teachers and friends, his home and school are destroyed. His parents take... More > him to what they think will be the safety of their summer home, Dragonfly House. Luke’s friend, Jack, and his family join them at the house, and they fish and play with a tame bear. But they soon realize danger has followed them and must turn to the magic of the dragonfly queen and a big fish to stay safe. Five years later, severe drought, caused by a vanishing river, ravages the land. After Jack discovers a giant hiding in a magic teacup, the families head for the Dragonfly House once again. But as the drought, a forest fire, and a wolf threaten their happy existence, they must turn to the giant to save them. In two charming tales, a young boy and his friends summon assistance from magical creatures to survive in a dangerous world< Less
One Touch of Espionage By David M. Delo
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A peacetime US Army counter intelligence agent stationed in Paris leaves on vacation to Switzerland and Italy, and unknowingly becomes bait for an operation to expose a double agent in his unit's... More > ranks.< Less
M. O. S. Spitvalve By F. J. Bradley
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Peacetime army. An oxymoron? In the 1960's it was. The Berlin wall, Bay Of Pigs, Oxford, Mississippi, The Cuban missile crisis the peace may or may not have been international, but domestically... More > it did not apply. First hand look at the world from the boots of a private, not a general.< Less
M. O. S. Spitvalve By F. J. Bradley
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Peacetime army. An oxymoron? In the 1960's it was. The Berlin wall, Bay Of Pigs, Oxford, Mississippi, The Cuban missile crisis the peace may or may not have been international, but domestically... More > it did not apply. First hand look at the world from the boots of a private, not a general.< Less
One Man's Army By George Wagner
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One Man's Army is a day-by-day account of basic training in the U.S. Army in the months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. In the spring of 1941, Private George Wagner thought he was serving only one... More > year in the Army as a draftee. A piece of cake. But, thanks to Pearl Harbor, George was to spend four long, harrowing years in this man's army. Along the way, George describes a peacetime Army unprepared for a looming world war. pp 260< Less