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Letters of War

An Anthology of the Korean War Era

by Herbert Gilford Renner Jr. Master Chief Hospital Corps USN Retired

  • 303 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by PublishAmerica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Korea,
  • The Americas,
  • Military - Korean War,
  • History / General,
  • History / Military / Korean War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages527
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11854092M
    ISBN 101424139384
    ISBN 109781424139385
    OCLC/WorldCa609992807

      WAR LETTERS also features previously unpublished letters by such historical figures as Theodore Roosevelt, Colin Powerll, George S. Patton, Helen Keller, Clara Barton and John F. Kennedy. Carroll has said that this endeavour is 'more than a book: it's a mission.' In capturing the full horror, heartbreak, intensity, and pathos of warfare, WAR Reviews: READING THE MAN: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters, James Robertson, Jr. STONEWALL JACKSON: The Man, the Soldier, the Legend. John Y. Simon, editor. THE PAPERS OF ULYSSES S. GRANT (ongoing series) Craig L. Symonds. JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON, A Civil War Biography, THE CIVIL WAR IN CULTURE David Blight.

    Here are letters from the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, the Cold War, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf war, Somalia, and Bosnia—dramatic eyewitness accounts from the front lines, poignant expressions of love for family and country, insightful reflections on the nature of : The book is a collection of letters written during U.S. wars from the Civil War through the Cold War. Others helped to read a selection of letters from the book.

    War Letters of Fallen Englishmen was published following the war in order to remind the living of those who were lost in the name of the British crown--brothers, husbands, fathers, sons. This collection provides, in the very words of those who participated and died in combat, the closest approximation possible to the experience of war. Most document the Revolutionary War and include orderly books, including some captured from the British; interrogations of British deserters, lists of officers and provisions, court martial proceedings of Captain Richard Lippincott, diaries, copies of letters, and a few published volumes of military strategy.


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Letters of War by Herbert Gilford Renner Jr. Master Chief Hospital Corps USN Retired Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Harry Williams) About the Author. James I. Robertson, Jr., is the author of twelve books, including The Stonewall Brigade and the award-winning Stonewall Jackson: The Man, the Soldier, the Legend/5(4).

This book is a compilation of letters sent and received during World War I. The letters in this book are romantic, heart wrenching, desperate and sometimes there’s a glimpse of humour. During the Great War, close to twenty thousand bags of mail crossed the English Channel per day.

This is but a teeny, tiny handful of those letters/5. Letters from War book. Read 36 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Platinum-selling Christian music artist Mark Schultz pens a novell /5.

The second volume in a 3-book series Duress – the extreme experience war produces – brings out the most remarkable human qualities, and letters written in wartime contain some of the most intense emotion imaginable. This anthology includes letters that date as far back as the Boer War (which began in ) and extend up towhen Canadian peacekeepers served in Afghanis/5.

How second World War letters inspired a novel Historical novelist Hazel Gaynor turned a family tragedy into an exploration of loss Wed,Author: Martin Doyle. A powerful new volume of missives about combat by Alexander Hamilton, General Sherman, Evelyn Waugh, Kurt Vonnegut, and more, from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections Defeated Cossacks taunt the pompous sultan of the Ottoman cturer: Penguin Books.

Told mainly by letters sent between a teacher who sets up an assignment for her students to become pen pal's with soldiers serving in the gulf war,it deals with the horrors of modern warfare as well as Don't Ask Don't Tell and a lit of the other ussues the modern soldiers have to deal with,it does it compassionately and honestly/5(70).

Mammoth Book of War Diaries and Letters by Lewis, Jon E A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

Seller Rating: % positive. A history of the First World War told through hundreds of letters exchanged by ordinary British soldiers and their families. Letters from the Trenches reveals what people really thought and felt during the conflict and covers all social classes and groups – from officers to conscripts, servicewomen to conscientious s: Letters from a War Zone book.

Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Reflections on writing and writers, freedom of speech and c /5(19). The 10 best books about war From the letters of an early 19th-century rifleman to a housewife's account of the second world war, Max Hastings, military historian and ex-war.

The book I created is for family only, easily done (see post on using ) If you intend to publish war letters for the public, you will need to find the big story in them and write that yourself, incorporating bits of war history and bits of the letters that go along with that over-arching story.

All of his letters started with "Dear Mother and Daddy" and most of them ended with "please send books and candy." But in between was a crystal clear description of the stark realities of war. During the first world war, the letters are between a female poet living on the Isle of Skye and a slightly younger male fan of her work.

The second world war lett Some of the books and movies I love pull back the veil and reveal me to be a hopeless romantic, and this is going to be one of them/5(K). “Written more than 2, years ago, this book still contains the best description of why countries go to war, the best funeral oration and the best depiction of political realism ever set down in print.” “The first great book on war in all its aspects, and still one of the best.” On War () by Carl von Clausewitz.

Last Letters from Stalingrad (German: Letzte Briefe aus Stalingrad) is an anthology of letters from German soldiers who took part in the Battle for Stalingrad during World War ally published in West Germany inthe book was translated into many languages (into English by Anthony G.

Powell in ), and has been issued in numerous editions. "War Letters: Extraordinary Corrspondence from American Wars" is an amazing anthology. Edited by Andrew Carroll and featuring an introduction by Douglas Brinkley, this book brings together a wide range of letters written by military personnel, nurses, family members, and others who have been part of the wars fought by the United States from the Civil War by:   A century on from the start of World War I, these letters offer an intimate glimpse into the hearts of men and women separated by conflict, and show how love can transcend even the bleakest and most devastating of realities.

The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. /5(50). Her letters tell a rich, multilayered story — a wealthy and bright young woman’s day-by-day experience in London during the war, the growth of .This book is Letters From a World War 2 by Helen McKeever and Judith Greenberg.

This genre is historical nonfiction, because the letters are from a real person, and from letters he actually sent, but put into a book. The setting is mostly army camps and places like Germany in such where the World War 4/5.The Civil War Letters Collection was created with the CONTENTdm software's innovative new program, JPEGwhich enables materials to be displayed in a higher quality, more usable online format.

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