Keywords: war

Wartime Sexual Violence Against Men

Wartime Sexual Violence Against Men


Élise éron

ISBN: 9781786609298
Year of publication: 2018

lise Fron WARTIME SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST MEN MASCULINITIES AND POWER IN CONFLICT ZONES Acknowledgements I am forever indebted to those in Eastern DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, and Northern Ireland who agreed to share their stories with me, however painful and daunting. I am also grateful to all my colleagues and MA students in the Great Lakes region of Africa who encouraged me to write this book and who helped me to identify and meet relevant interlocutors for this research. All mistakes or ...

Keywords: castration rape war crimes
Making a Killing

Making a Killing


James Ashcroft
Clifford Thurlow

ISBN: 9780753512340
Year of publication: 2011

James Ashcroft with Clifford Thurlow MAKING A KILLING THE EXPLOSIVE STORY OF A HIRED GUN IN IRAQ IN MEMORIAM Philip Jason Mohanned Hayder Riyadh Khaled How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rust unburnishd, not to shine in use Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Ulysses The rain fell alike upon the just and upon the unjust, and for nothing was there a why and a wherefore. W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the ...

Keywords: Iraq War
Trench 31

Trench 31


Clive Ward

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Clive Ward TRENCH 31 For my Great Uncle, Private Bertram Allen Ward of the 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters. Lest we forget. Chapter 1 Ypres Cemetery, Belgium, 14th February 1966 We arrived at the cemetery near Ypres and we couldnt have picked a better day for our visit. The sky was blue, the surrounding countryside was a sea of green and the birds were in full voice. However, fifty years ago, on this same date, the day had been very different. It had taken my mother, Charlotte Anne Butler, ...

Keywords: World War I
Into the Gates of Hell: Stug Command '41

Into the Gates of Hell: Stug Command '41


Bob Carruthers
Sinclair McLay

ISBN: 9781783462421
Year of publication: 2013

Bob Carruthers and Sinclair McLay INTO THE GATES OF HELL STUG COMMAND 41 For Mr McWhinnie whom we are both privileged to have as friend. - CHAPTER 1 - Die Welt wird Seinen Atem halten BREATH. SS-Hauptsturmfhrer Hans von Schroif had no idea why this single word should enter his mind at this time. Perhaps it was because in the still silence of the pine forest, amongst all these men and machines, all he could hear at that moment was the sound of his own breathing. Breath life begins with the first ...

Keywords: World War II
Spearhead

Spearhead


Adam Makos

ISBN: 9780804176729
Year of publication: 2019

Adam Makos SPEARHEAD AN AMERICAN TANK GUNNER, HIS ENEMY, AND A COLLISION OF LIVES IN WORLD WAR II To those brave American tankersthe power and might of the New Worldwho went to the rescue of the Old INTRODUCTION Some stories begin with a roll of the dice. It was a Sunday morning in 2012 when I approached a brick row house in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The working-class neighborhood was quiet and no one paid me any notice. I had come chasing a story. My former college classmate Pete Semanoff had ...

Keywords: World War II
Overwhelming Force

Overwhelming Force


Andrew Watts

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Andrew Watts Overwhelming Force Shall we expect some transatlantic military giant, to step the Ocean, and crush us at a blow Never All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth our own excepted in their military chest with a Buonaparte for a commander, could not by force, take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge, in a trial of a thousand years. Abraham Lincoln There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry. ...

Keywords: China Military Thriller Spy Thriller Technothriller Thriller War
A Raid Over Berlin

A Raid Over Berlin


John Martin

ISBN: 9781912681204
Year of publication: 2018

John Martin A RAID OVER BERLIN A MIRACULOUS TRUE-LIFE SECOND WORLD WAR SURVIVAL STORY To all who suffered in World War Two. About John Martin London-born John Martin volunteered for the RAF as a trainee wireless operator in 1941, aged nineteen. On completing his training, he was posted to RAF Kermington, in Lincolnshire. Here he crewed Lancaster bombers until, on the night of January 30th, 1944, on only his third operational mission, his plane was brought down over Germany. After a miraculous ...

Keywords: World War II
Red Devils

Red Devils


David Moody
Craig Dilouie
Timothy W Long

ISBN: 9780957656369
Year of publication: 2017

David Moody Craig Dilouie Timothy W. Long THE FRONT RED DEVILS 1 POLONEZKY CAMP, OBROWA, POLAND SEPTEMBER 1944 SS-Obergruppenfhrer Jakob Wolfensohn marched along the narrow corridor towards the dead heart of the extermination camp, his entourage following nervously in his wake, chasing after the tails of his leather greatcoat. SS-Unterscharfhrer Ruprecht Weigles heart raced as he brought up the rear. The noise of marching jackboots was deafening, amplified out of all proportion by the close ...

Keywords: World War II zombies
Screaming Eagles

Screaming Eagles


David Moody
Craig Dilouie
Timothy W Long

ISBN: 9781523209224
Year of publication: 2015

Timothy W. Long with David Moody and Craig Dilouie THE FRONT SCREAMING EAGLES The Battle of the Bulge was one of the largest battle fought in World War 2 and cost the Allies 89,000 American casualties, 19,000 of those dead with another 23,000 captured or missing. This book is a work of fiction but the brave sacrifice of the greatest generation will never be forgotten. ONE GRILLO Private Franklin Grillo sat on a hard cot and tried to put into words how he felt about his imminent departure. Hed ...

Keywords: World War II zombies
Berlin or Bust

Berlin or Bust


David Moody
Craig Dilouie
Timothy W Long

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Craig DiLouie with David Moody and Timothy W. Long THE FRONT EPISODE 3: BERLIN OR BUST FALLSCHIMJGER RANKS MENTIONED IN THE 3RD FALLSCHIRMJGER PARATROOPER REGIMENT 3FJR Jger: Private or paratrooper, derived from word, hunter Oberjger: Private first class Gefreiter: Corporal Feldwebel: Sergeant, commands squad Oberfeldwebel: Master sergeant or sergeant first class, commands squad Leutnant: Second lieutenant, commands platoon Oberleutnant: Lieutenant, commands platoon Hauptfeldwebel: Company ...

Keywords: World War II zombies
Nadya's War

Nadya's War


C S Taylor

ISBN: 9781946501035
Year of publication: 2017

C. S. Taylor NADYAS WAR For Gramps Chapter One 13 August 1942 Anisovka, Saratovskaya Oblast When I climbed into my single-engine, low-wing fighter, praying to get my first kill, I never thought Id fall in love with someone whod have me shot. I flew through my pre-flight checklist as fast as I could, verifying every setting and gauge in the cockpit. I was a last-minute substitution for a patrol near the Don River, and the added pressure of having to scramble put a tremor in my hands. I feared I ...

Keywords: World War II
Don't Tell the Enemy

Don't Tell the Enemy


Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

ISBN: 9781443128391
Year of publication: 2018

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch DONT TELL THE ENEMY This novel is dedicated to Krystia, whose bravery takes my breath away. M.S. Chapter One The End of Them June 28, 1941, Viteretz, Ukraine I huddled close to my sister under the comforter and prayed that wed live through the night. At any moment the door might burst open and we could be dragged from our beds. Another gunshot. Running footsteps. Screams. A low, growling boom. The bedroom flashed bright for one brief moment and I saw the terror on Mamas ...

Keywords: World War II Young Adult
I Am the River

I Am the River


T E Grau

ISBN: 9781590211793
Year of publication: 2018

T.E. Grau I AM THE RIVER A river of fire was flowing, coming out from before him. Thousands upon thousands attended him ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him. The court was seated, and the books were opened. Book of Daniel: Chapter 7, Verse 10. War was always here. Before man was, war waited for him. The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner. Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West Dedication This story is dedicated to Lewis Minor, Gene ONeill, ...

Keywords: Vietnam War
A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945

A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945


Ernst ünger

ISBN: 9780231127400
Year of publication: 2018

Ernst Jnger A GERMAN OFFICER IN OCCUPIED PARIS THE WAR JOURNALS, 19411945 INCLUDING NOTES FROM THE CAUCASUS AND KIRCHHORST DIARIES Foreword by Elliot Y. Neaman Translated by Thomas S. Hansen and Abby J. Hansen Facsimile page from the First Paris Journal 45 July 1942 FOREWORD ELIOT NEAMAN Memories bear traits of an inverse causality. The world, as an effect, resembles a tree with a thousand branches, but as memory it leads downwards into the tangled network of the roots. When I confront memories, ...

Keywords: European German Literary Collections World War II
The Zhukov Briefing

The Zhukov Briefing


Antony Trew

ISBN: 9780002219808
Year of publication: 2018

Antony Trew THE ZHUKOV BRIEFING There has been nothing in the past 20 years which has upset the balance of power so violently and so fundamentally as the emergence of the Soviet Union as the second largest naval power in the world, with a navy nearly twice as numerous as the combined navies of Britain, France, West Germany, Italy and Japan. This navy has become a force able to take part in any kind of war Russia desires, from an all-out nuclear conflict, to gun-running on behalf of local ...

Keywords: cold war

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