War Chronicles: How They Fought, Died, and Won download epub
by Don Horan
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War Chronicles: How They Fought, Died, and Won. 1988.
And then there are the Americans-in this war, no Americans fought on the battlefield.
In What We Won, CIA and National Security Council veteran Bruce Riedel tells the story of America's secret war in Afghanistan and the defeat of the Soviet 40th Red Army in In February 1989, the CIA's chief in Islamabad famously cabled headquarters a simple message: "We Wo. It was an understated coda to the most successful covert intelligence operation in American history. And then there are the Americans-in this war, no Americans fought on the battlefield.
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In this book Ed Gilbert reveals the truth behind this myth
In this book Ed Gilbert reveals the truth behind this myth. He chronicles how militiamen, ranging from hard-working farmers to politicians like Davy Crockett, were transformed through hard campaigning, fierce combat, and Andrew Jackson's equally fierce discipline, into a formidable fighting force. He details how they fought and won the crucial battle of Horseshoe Bend, and how finally on the swampy Plains of Chalmette a scratch force of State Militias, Federal Regulars, US Marines, and Jean Lafitte's mercenary pirates inflicted a stunning defeat on General Pakenham's forces, opening up the western frontier for the new nation.
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Many books have been written about the Civil War. These books document battles, strategies, heroes, traitors, generals, spies, government leaders and, of course, presidents of both sides. This book does not. Instead, we have tried to present a picture of the ordinary men-the residents of the Village of Honeoye Falls and the Town of Mendon, New York-who went to war leaving families, businesses and jobs to defend what they believed in. They went, and although some did not return, those who did resumed their lives and moved on. This is their story.
About the war? His tone was fawning, but I heard the fear underneath . I responded, keeping my tone calm and my information general. One of the prisoners? Estoval sniffed, but his merchant’s instincts won out. You might try the tinker’s cart three stores down, if he is there. But the body pressed against mine was strong and hard and held me effortlessly as I fought, trying to kick, struggling to get my hands free, anything to win my release. I will not hurt you, the voice rumbled, and his warm breath on my ear made me shiver.