Military & Wars

Sing for Your Father, Su Phan

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The economic status of veterans and other groups of Social Security beneficiaries also varies. Some similar sentiment about the intentions of the Soviet Union already existed, especially in Truman’s mind and as a result, Kennan’s Long Telegram further solidified Truman’s hatred of Communism and his resolution to not allow it to spread. Some critics have argued that providing veterans with a diagnostic label was the only way to give poor Americans, who were recruited in unusually large numbers in the Vietnam conflict compared with earlier 20th century US wars, an entitlement to a pension and medical care and that, after a diagnosis was conferred, symptoms were solidified and disability ingrained to maintain these entitlements. 58 Because of the perceived size of the problem, US psychiatrists and psychologists have initiated an impressive number of research projects on treatment strategies for PTSD.
The Shoemaker's Boy: Gripping Tales

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The story is character driven and told from the perspective of various protagonists. I also included the political and social life on Parliament Hill during the period. Similarly, the men seemed to have argued with their captain a lot, but that much back-talk would result in punishment if they really did do so. Her father was too abstractedly immersed in learned and military discussions to observe her partiality, and Flora Mac-Ivor did not alarm her by remonstrance, because she saw in this line of conduct the most probable chance of her friend securing at length a return of affection.
The Impossible Journey (Russian Saga)

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Realists[ who? ] respond that military force may sometimes be at least as effective as trade at achieving economic benefits, especially historically if not as much today. [116] :149 Furthermore, trade relations which result in a high level of dependency, may escalate tensions and lead to conflict. [116] :150 Empirical data on the relationship of trade to peace are mixed, and moreover, some evidence suggests countries at war don't necessarily trade less with each other. [116] :150 Diversionary theory, also known as the "scapegoat hypothesis", suggests the politically powerful may use war to as a diversion or to rally domestic popular support. [116] :152 This is supported by literature showing outgroup hostility enhances ingroup bonding, and a significant domestic "rally effect" has been demonstrated when conflicts begin. [116] :152–153 However, studies examining the increased use of force as a function of need for internal political support are more mixed. [116] :152–153 U.
Winter in Wartime

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Rasher than his father, Wilhelm quickly tired of Bismarck's control and dismissed him in 1890. The conversation now became general, and shortly afterwards Miss Bradwardine, who had done the honours with natural grace and simplicity, retired, and was soon followed by the clergyman. The tragic events of 1204 closed an iron door between Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox, a door that even today Pope John Paul II has been unable to reopen.
Dogtag Summer

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The first part of the story is told entirely in pictures that span nearly 400 pages, beginning with Billy Marvel, a boy who survives a shipwreck in 1766 and finds work in a London theatre. While not fiction, Berlin Diary is very historical. From this fellow they learned, that, some time after Waverley had gone from the headquarters of the regiment, a pedlar, called Ruthven, Ruffin, or Rivane, known among the soldiers by the name of Wily Will, had made frequent visits to the town of Dundee.
Five 4ths of July

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For instance, Herbert told Tim O'Reilly that he intentionally structured the climax of Dune like a sexual climax. May-flies, thirty years ago, were abundant in the upper part of the Teme river in Herefordshire, where it receives the Clun: the are new seldom or rarely seen. When the trees stand singly, or in loose and open disposition, he recommends that the earth around them shall be finally beat down by a machine resembling that of a pavior, but heavier, about the month of April or May, when the natural consolidation shall have, in a great measure, taken place.
Ashes (Seeds of America Book 3)

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Then I made a rough sketch of all that needs to be mentioned and my problem was solved. In The Juliet, Lily Joy is the working name of Becky Skinner, a tarot-reading prostitute from the early 1900s who plies her trade in Centenary, a boomtown much like Rhyolite. Saddam Hussein's most trusted soldiers, who the American media called his "Elite Republican Bodyguards," Hussein himself called the Fedayeen. You have, however, heard of my landing in the remote district of Moidart, with only seven attendants, and of the numerous chiefs and clans whose loyal enthusiasm at once placed a solitary adventurer at the head of a gallant army.
A Literature Unit for Rifles for Watie: Curriculum

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But Crassus' efforts obtained full support, and the revolt was wiped out in 71. Little Hawk’s life is an inspiration to a young white boy named John Wakely who suffers challenges of his own; his life would not follow the path it does without the influence of Little Hawk, and Little Hawk’s life is forever changed as well. However, after the wedding of Elinor to Richard (later in 1589 after her grandfather’s death), influence by both sides got Richard invited to an important wedding at which Queen Elizabeth I was present in June of 1600.
Ben Franklin's War

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Waverley's bosom beat thick when they approached the old tower of Ian nan Chaistel, and could distinguish the fair form of its mistress advancing to meet them. But there are a few leaders who don’t agree. Our friend had the curiosity to inquire after the name and condition of this devoted angler, to whom life was nothing without wading waist-deep after trouts. And have you noticed that although the term 'World War Three' is freely used in the alternative press and on the Internet, all the major news networks have stoically avoided using any phrase reminiscent of World War.
The Lost Sword of the Confederate Ghost: A Mystery in Two

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In October 2003, the first Israeli pilot to reach the ship broke his 36-year silence on the attack. Edward, therefore, met the Colonel at Edinburgh, who wished him joy in the kindest manner on his approaching happiness, and cheerfully undertook many commissions which our hero was necessarily obliged to delegate to his charge. John ‘Mac’ Mackenzie of the US Air Force is aware of the odds. Both have commanded men and led them to victory. Seikei has to use his ingenuity - and his burgeoning sword skills - to rescue him.