Download or read book A Soldier s Way written by Colin Powell and published by Random House. This book was released on 2011-07-31 with total page 656 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'The man who might have been America's first Black president' Guardian 'An exemplary patriot . . . he helped pave the way for so many who would follow' Barack Obama THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER ______________________________________________________________________ Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of the streets. He overcame a barely average start at school. Then he joined the Army. The rest is history - Vietnam, the Pentagon, Panama, Desert Storm - but a history that until now has been known only on the surface. A Soldier's Way is the powerful story of a life well lived and well told. At a time when Americans feel disenchanted with their leaders, Powell's passionate views on family, personal responsibility, and, in his own words, 'the greatness of America and the opportunities it offers' inspire hope and present a blueprint for the future. An utterly absorbing account, it is history with a vision ________________________________________________________________________ 'A patriot of unmatched honor and dignity' President Joe Biden 'He always showed the world the best of who we are. He upheld the highest standards, representing our nation with dignity, grace, and strength' Vice President Kamala Harris 'He was such a favorite of presidents that he earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom - twice. He was highly respected at home and abroad. And most important, Colin was a family man and a friend.' George W Bush 'One of the greatest leaders that we have ever witnessed' Lloyd Austin, US Defense Secretary
Download or read book Rights of Way written by Alexandra Koelle and published by . This book was released on 2010 with total page 778 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book The Angelic Soldiers written by DJ Brannon and published by WestBow Press. This book was released on 2012-08-14 with total page 138 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Zulif and a host of demons have been in control of Earth for the last 2000 years, poisoning the minds and lives of the people, leaving them hopeless, doubtful and in despair. Zulifs master, X-Ceius, knows that if these demons can continue to keep the people, especially the children, away from their hopes and dreams, a planet named Rotundra, which is attracted to the darkness, will collide with Earthdestroying all who live there. Fortunately, the High Commander, king of Plantavia, is now free to send the angelic soldiers to Earth. Their mission help the children find their way back to their hopes, dreams and destiny. If the angelic soldiers are successful and destroy X-Ceius evil plans, the Earth will change course and all will be saved from destruction. The future of Earth lies in the hands of the childrentheyre Earths only hope.
Download or read book Child Soldiers A Reference Handbook written by David M. Rosen Ph.D. and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2012-04-23 with total page 323 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book exposes the role of children in war, describing where, why, and how children are deployed, the attempts made by international organizations to protect children, and the underlying political and cultural issues that make this such a thorny issue. • A chronology of major events in the efforts to limit the use of child soldiers • Biographical sketches of famous child soldiers and key figures in the effort to ban the use of child soldiers • A directory of organizations involved in the child soldier issue
Download or read book A Soldier s Experience or A Voice from the Ranks written by T. Gowing and published by DigiCat. This book was released on 2022-06-02 with total page 525 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Timothy Gowing, Sergeant-Major of the Royal Fusiliers in this book shares his personal experience during the war. He shares the impact of rank among militants. An excerpt from the introductory part of the book reads this "Great Britain has produced a race of heroes who, in moments of danger and terror, have stood as "firm as the rocks of their native shores," and when half the world has been arrayed against them have fought the battles of their country with heroic fortitude. We have written with no wish to foster a bellicose spirit, for we regard war as an evil that is only endurable when the cause is just. But no love of peace should deaden our admiration of brilliant deeds and unquailing heroism. War, like peace, has its virtues, which only a fanatic will under-value."
|Author||: William Johnstoun N. Neale|
|Release Date||: 1863|
|ISBN 10||: OXFORD:600072466|
|Pages||: 308 pages|
|Rating||: 4.R/5 (6 users)|
Download or read book Scrapegrace at sea or Soldiers afloat and sailors ashore written by William Johnstoun N. Neale and published by . This book was released on 1863 with total page 308 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Bye for Now A Soldier s Story written by Pvt. Beverly Richard Borthwick and published by Lulu Press, Inc. This book was released on 2020-03-13 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This memoir traces my father's poignant and terrifying odyssey during World War II. From the deserts of North Africa, to the beachhead of Anzio, through the belly of the European Theater to a German prison camp and liberation by the Russians.
Download or read book Soldiers Adjusted Compensation written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means and published by . This book was released on 1921 with total page 24 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book The Real Horse Soldiers written by Timothy B. Smith and published by Casemate Publishers. This book was released on 2020-02-08 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “This epic account is as thrilling and fast-paced as the raid itself and will quickly rival, if not surpass, Dee Brown’s Grierson’s Raid as the standard.” —Terrence J. Winschel, historian (ret.), Vicksburg National Military Park Winner, Operational/Battle History, Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Book Award Winner, Fletcher Pratt Literary Award, Civil War Round Table of New York There were other simultaneous operations to distract Confederate attention from the real threat posed by U. S. Grant’s Army of the Tennessee. Benjamin Grierson’s operation, however, mainly conducted with two Illinois cavalry regiments, has become the most famous, and for good reason: For 16 days (April 17 to May 2) Grierson led Confederate pursuers on a high-stakes chase through the entire state of Mississippi, entering the northern border with Tennessee and exiting its southern border with Louisiana. Throughout, he displayed outstanding leadership and cunning, destroyed railroad tracks, burned trestles and bridges, freed slaves, and created as much damage and chaos as possible. Grierson’s Raid broke a vital Confederate rail line at Newton Station that supplied Vicksburg and, perhaps most importantly, consumed the attention of the Confederate high command. While Confederate Lt. Gen. John Pemberton at Vicksburg and other Southern leaders looked in the wrong directions, Grant moved his entire Army of the Tennessee across the Mississippi River below Vicksburg, spelling the doom of that city, the Confederate chances of holding the river, and perhaps the Confederacy itself. Based upon years of research and presented in gripping, fast-paced prose, Timothy B. Smith’s The Real Horse Soldiers captures the high drama and tension of the 1863 horse soldiers in a modern, comprehensive, academic study. Readers will find it fills a wide void in Civil War literature.
|Author||: National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers|
|Release Date||: 1889|
|ISBN 10||: UIUC:30112084380259|
|Rating||: 4.:/5 (31 users)|
Download or read book Report of Inspection of State Soldiers and Sailors Homes for Year Ending June 30 written by National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers and published by . This book was released on 1889 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
|Author||: Rudyard Kipling|
|Release Date||: 1897|
|ISBN 10||: HARVARD:32044090344318|
|Pages||: 316 pages|
|Rating||: 4.A/5 ( users)|
Download or read book The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling Soldiers three and military tales written by Rudyard Kipling and published by . This book was released on 1897 with total page 316 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Annual Report of the Department of the Interior written by United States. Department of the Interior and published by . This book was released on 1917 with total page 910 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
|Release Date||: 1845|
|ISBN 10||: OXFORD:555007747|
|Pages||: 1748 pages|
|Rating||: 4.R/5 (5 users)|
Download or read book The Mariners Church Gospel Temperance Soldiers and Sailor s Magazine written by and published by . This book was released on 1845 with total page 1748 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Soldiers of Destruction written by Charles Sydnor and published by Princeton University Press. This book was released on 1990-05-21 with total page 400 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Surveys the emergence of the Nazi SS and its Death's Head Division, noting the impact of this elite and powerful army upon military history
Download or read book Blessed Peacemakers written by Kerry Walters and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2013-02-12 with total page 412 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: These are the stories of 365 women, men and children worldwide who have acted as peacemakers during the last 2500 years. They include human rights and antiwar activists, scientists and artists, educators and scholars, songwriters and poets, film directors and authors, diplomats and economists, environmentalists and mystics, prophets and policymakers. All sacrified for the dream of peace, some even died for it.
Download or read book Parliamentary Debates written by and published by . This book was released on 1890 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Toy Soldiers written by Duane Christian and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2010-04 with total page 162 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In today's urban society, the American dream seems to be about money, drugs, women and cars. One aspect ties into another. Longevity is out the door. The 'Get Rich or Die Trying' anthem is prevailing. This seems to happen at any cost. Many want the street fame but don't truly understand what it takes to get there and to keep it. With today's youth, recklessness is common. It appears as if either they don't fear or truly understand the consequences of their actions until or if their families are involved. That's where this story takes place. Enter Tre', the next upcoming thing on the streets. Tre is quickly on his way to becoming the next general within his organization with the help of his best friend and right hand man Derrick. Together, they seem to have it all figured out; until the dreadful night when Derrick is killed. Like anyone else, it's natural to want to bring the killer to justice. But Tre's justice is street justice. The dilemma comes in when street justice has to be placed on Tre's younger brother, Kory, who just might happen to be the killer. Kory, who lived with his mother across town idolized Tre' and thought that his forming his own gang would give him the street cred his brother had. The trouble is, Kory's street affiliation automatically places him as his brother's rival. Can Tre' take revenge out on his brother or let his best friend's death go without retaliation? Without taking action, his own members and leader will take action against him. How can he get out of a situation and go on to live the positive life like he and Derrick dreamed of secretly? Can he truly carry out this command or is he really just a 'Toy Soldier'?