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The Subaltern By George Robert Gleig
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Sir Charles Oman (1860-1946), the great historian of the Peninsular War, called George Robert Gleig's account 'charming...pleasant' and 'life-like'. Gleig avoids 'second hand stories'; his are... More > 'statements of fact' which `may be relied on' (Wellington's Army). Written in 1825, only ten years after Waterloo, the Subaltern is one of the superior memoirs of the Peninsular War. Seventeen year old Lieutenant Gleig only landed during the tail-end of the conflict, precisely during the siege of San Sebastian (1813), but his account of these often overlooked few months of bloody fighting is breathtaking. He is a vital source for understanding Wellington's invasion of France which included the crossing of the Bidasoa, the Battles Nivelle and Nive and the investment of Bayonne. This is a CAREFULLY transcripted and formatted version.< Less
A Subaltern’s Share in the War By George Weston Devenish
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George Weston Devenish was born on 25 July 1893, at Hillfield in Mitcham, England. In July 1913 he was commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery and, upon the outbreak of the First World War in... More > August 1914, he was one of the first to be sent to France, were he served until wounded in action in October 1914. He spent some months recuperating from his injuries, before returning to France in June 1915. In April 1916 he answered the call for artillery officers to transfer to the Royal Flying Corps, there to serve as observers. He spent the next four months flying as an observer in France before returning to England for training as a pilot. After posting to 35 Squadron, he flew to France in February 1917, serving with the squadron until shot down and killed on 6 June that year. This book, based on his diary and letters home, was originally published by his family in 1917.< Less
A Subaltern's Share in the War By Weston Devenish
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George Weston Devenish was born on 25 July 1893, at Hillfield in Mitcham, England. In July 1913 he was commissioned into the Royal Field Artillery and, upon the outbreak of the First World War in... More > August 1914, he was one of the first to be sent to France, were he served until wounded in action in October 1914. He spent some months recuperating from his injuries, before returning to France in June 1915. In April 1916 he answered the call for artillery officers to transfer to the Royal Flying Corps, there to serve as observers. He spent the next four months flying as an observer in France before returning to England for training as a pilot. After posting to 35 Squadron, he flew to France in February 1917, serving with the squadron until shot down and killed on 6 June that year. This book, based on his diary and letters home, was originally published by his family in 1917.< Less
Facts and Reflections By A Subaltern of the Indian Army
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The trials and tribulations of a young gentleman who acquires a cadetship or commission in an Infantry Regiment of the East India Company in the mid 1800s. Written as a warning to others to avoid... More > sending their youngest sons to the Asian Continent it describes the hardships involved - not least his inability to maintain a housefull of servants on a Subalterns pay and the unliklihood of forming a relationship with any of the fairer sex while they have better prospects available. This epub has been CAREFULLY edited and formatted unlike some other offerings in the marketplace.< Less
Sapper to Subaltern : Two Years National Service By Charles M G Husband
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This book is the story of one young man’s journey through two years national service during the years 1957-1959. Sapper to Subaltern traces his time through basic training, on through advanced... More > infantry training at Mons Officer Cadet School, and then to the Officer Cadet Wing of the School of Military Engineering, before being commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Corps of Royal Engineers. Thereafter, his service in the Training Brigade of the Royal Engineers training new recruits in basic infantry procedures and military engineering skills. This is very much a personal account as each national serviceman has a different story to tell. Contains profane language. Suitable for 18+ years.< Less
A Subaltern in America Comprising His Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army at Baltimore, Washington &c. &c, By George Robert Gleig (attrib.)
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Another CAREFULLY edited and formatted historical account. Just take a look at some of the other offerings out there! A first-person account of an English soldier’s life and career in America... More > during the War of 1812, it was originally published in 1821 under the subtitle of this American edition (The Details of The Late War). The work has been widely attributed (lately by Google but in the past by notable figures such as Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Adams) to George Robert Gleig, but the Anglo-American bookseller Joseph Sabin, quotes Kendric Charles Babcock as saying, in his work The Rise of American Nationality, 1811-1819, “a careful examination of the volume which is not without merit makes it perfectly clear that Gleig could not have written it.”< Less
My Paperback Book By SAROJ KUMAR KHAN
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Myself saroj kumar khan passed MA English with high first class and imminent holder of Doctorate from recognized university of UGC.i have written seventeen books and my books are published from i... More > proclaim and amazon ,name of the books love of village girl and best poems of sakhabula etc.my favorite books are mohaner charey ,love of the earth wherein adam and eve etc. i have written more than 200 songs and singer of tv channel. i have achieved best poet from poetry.com of 2007 and 2008.i have got invitation from poetry.com in las vegas and i want to be distinguished guest of poetry.com again.< Less
Tracing the Persistent Impulse of a Bedrock Nation to Survive within the State of India: Mizo Women's Response to War and Forced Migration By Denise A. Ségor
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This study focused on Mizo village women's stories. Their voices speak to the persistence of indigenous nations to survive and thrive through community devastation, and illuminate the powerful role... More > women play in a bedrock nation's survival. The study employed interpretive interactionism to examine the intersection of public actions and private troubles during the independence movement, counter-insurgency and forced village groupings in Mizo country. Independence movements in India's north-east have been characterized as insurgencies attributed to the isolation of unassimilated "tribals." Deconstruction challenged this notion in light of fourth world theory. The women's deep experiential epiphanies evoked essences of what it means to be Mizo. Photovoice combined with their narratives to illuminate the nature of their lives as Mizos today. The women show how the bedrock underneath everyday life persists through crises and turning point events. They also expose challenges for indigenous nations.< Less
Tracing the Persistent Impulse of a Bedrock Nation to Survive Within the State of India: Mizo Women's Response to War and Forced Migration By Denise Ségor
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This study focused on Mizo village women’s stories. Their voices speak to the persistence of indigenous nations to survive and thrive through community devastation, and illuminate the powerful... More > role women play in a bedrock nation’s survival. The study employed interpretive interactionism to examine the intersection of public actions and private troubles during the independence movement, counter-insurgency and forced village groupings in Mizo country. Independence movements in India’s north-east have been characterized as insurgencies attributed to the isolation of unassimilated “tribals.” Deconstruction challenged this notion in light of fourth world theory. The women’s deep experiential epiphanies evoked essences of what it means to be Mizo. Photovoice combined with their narratives to illuminate the nature of their lives as Mizos today. The women show how the bedrock underneath everyday life persists through crises and turning point events. They also expose challenges for indigenous nations.< Less
Tracing the Persistent Impulse of a Bedrock Nation to Survive Within the State of India: Mizo Women's Response to War and Forced Migration By Denise Ségor
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This study focused on Mizo village women’s stories. Their voices speak to the persistence of indigenous nations to survive and thrive through community devastation, and illuminate the powerful... More > role women play in a bedrock nation’s survival. The study employed interpretive interactionism to examine the intersection of public actions and private troubles during the independence movement, counter-insurgency and forced village groupings in Mizo country. Independence movements in India’s north-east have been characterized as insurgencies attributed to the isolation of unassimilated “tribals.” Deconstruction challenged this notion in light of fourth world theory. The women’s deep experiential epiphanies evoked essences of what it means to be Mizo. Photovoice combined with their narratives to illuminate the nature of their lives as Mizos today. The women show how the bedrock underneath everyday life persists through crises and turning point events. They also expose challenges for indigenous nations.< Less