Band Of Brothers

Band Of Brothers Author Stephen E. Ambrose
ISBN-10 9781471109256
Year 2012-12-25
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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**THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER** The book that inspired Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed TV series, produced by Tom Hanks and starring Damian Lewis. In Band of Brothers, Stephen E. Ambrose pays tribute to the men of Easy Company, a crack rifle company in the US Army. From their rigorous training in Georgia in 1942 to the dangerous parachute landings on D-Day and their triumphant capture of Hitler’s ‘Eagle’s Nest’ in Berchtesgaden. Ambrose tells the story of this remarkable company. Repeatedly send on the toughest missions, these brave men fought, went hungry, froze and died in the service of their country. A tale of heroic adventures and soul-shattering confrontations, Band of Brothers brings back to life, as only Stephen E. Ambrose can, the profound ties of brotherhood forged in the barracks and on the battlefields. ‘History boldly told and elegantly written . . . Gripping’ Wall Street Journal ‘Ambrose proves once again he is a masterful historian . . . spellbinding’ People

Beyond Band of Brothers

Beyond Band of Brothers Author Dick Winters
ISBN-10 9781446489932
Year 2011-07-21
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Random House
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On D-Day, Dick Winters took off with 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment and prepared to parachute into German-held north France. Ground troops landing on Utah beach were relying on Easy Company to secure one of the causeways that were vital if the troops were to get off the beaches and reach the solid ground of Normandy. The plane carrying many of the commanding officers was shot down, leaving Dick Winters suddenly in command of his company. But during the drop he, and many of his men, had been separated from his equipment and was unarmed except for a trench knife. In this remarkable World War 2 memoir, Dick Winters tells the tales left untold by Stephen Ambrose in his 1992 epic Band of Brothers. Starting with an account of the gruelling training designed to make the 506th the most elite unit in the US Army, Beyond Band of Brothers is fascinating account of one man's experience of commanding Easy Company from D-Day, to the Battle of the Bulge and into Germany. Dick Winters gives real insight into leadership under the most difficult conditions - every man in the company had been injured by the time they reached Germany - and tells the real story of the Allies' final defeat of Hitler, from the point of view of someone who was really there.

Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers Author Ernest Frankel
ISBN-10 1530030102
Year 2016-02-13
Pages 308
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Band of Brothers, first published in 1958, is a gritty novel of a desperate battle fought by U.S. Marines in the Korean War. As the dust jacket states: Band of Brothers is the first novel to depict that nightmarish and heroic period of the Korean War during which United Nations troops were forced to retreat from the Yalu. It tells the story in terms of one Company of U.S. Marines and its C.O., Captain Bill Patrick, who in the two weeks covered by the novel, is transformed from an inexperienced and distrusted leader into a battle-hardened, respected veteran. The ordeal begins when Able Company is handed a seemingly impossible assignment: to take and hold Bad Girl Ridge. Cut off from the main body of friendly troops and vastly outnumbered by the enemy, Able Company hangs on for four days and nights of carnage, suffering and stubborn resistance. Drawing upon some inexplicable reserve of courage and fortitude, the marines beat back attack after enemy attack, refusing to contemplate surrender, utterly determined to fight to the last. Mission accomplished, there follows the excruciating march to Hungnam and safety, a killing trek over savage terrain in temperatures of twenty below zero. Exhausted, surrounded by the enemy, having fought a rear-guard action all the way, the marines arrive at their destination intact, with their equipment, their wounded and their dead. Author Ernest Frankel served as a Marine in the Pacific Theater during World War II and was recalled for service during the Korean War; he served in Vietnam and retired as a colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve.

Beyond the Band of Brothers

Beyond the Band of Brothers Author Megan MacKenzie
ISBN-10 9781107049765
Year 2015-06-18
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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Examines the role of women in the US military and the arguments used to justify the combat exclusion, in light of the decision to reverse the policy in 2013. The book will be welcomed by scholars and students of military studies, gender studies, social and military history, and foreign policy.

Nelson s Band of Brothers

Nelson s Band of Brothers Author Captain Peter Hore
ISBN-10 9781848327795
Year 2015-05-20
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Seaforth Publishing
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While there is a perennial interest in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars and in Nelson himself, there is no reference work that chronicles all the captains of his ships, their social origins, their characters and the achievements in their lives beyond their service under Nelson. This new book, researched and written by distinguished historians, descendants of some of Nelson's officers, and members of the 1805 Club, presents concise biographies of those officers who fought with Nelson in his three great battles, with superb colour illustration throughout. Nelson first gave the name of 'band of brothers' to the officers who had commanded ships of his fleet at the battle of the Nile (1798). This new volume will include 100 officers, ranging from lieutenants in command of gunboats at the battle of Copenhagen (1801) through captains of line-of- battle ships at the Nile and at Trafalgar (1805), to admirals in command of squadrons in his fleets. Of real significance are the specially commissioned photographs of all the monuments and memorials to Nelson's captains, descriptions with transcriptions of epitaphs, and clear directions to enable the readers to find them. Part travel book, part biography and moving testimony to Nelson's faithful captains, Nelson's band of Brothers presents the opportunity to rediscover 100 local heroes.

Band Of Brothers

Band Of Brothers Author Alexander Kent
ISBN-10 9781409062172
Year 2009-04-05
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Random House
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In this, the long awaited conclusion of Alexander Kent's midshipman trilogy, the new year of 1774 seems to offer Richard Bolitho and his friend Martyn Dancer the culmination of a dream. Both have been recommended for promotion, although they have not yet gained the coveted lieutenant's commission. But a routine passage from Plymouth to Guernsey in an untried schooner becomes, for Bolitho, a passage from midshipman to King's officer, tempering the promise of the future with the bitter price of maturity.

Band of Brothers

Band of Brothers Author James Robert Fleming
ISBN-10 UOM:39015037823054
Year 1996
Pages 155
Language en
Publisher White Mane Pub
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Shares the Civil War experiences of a Tennessee Confederate infantry company through the use of memoirs and wartime correspondence

The Band of Brothers

The Band of Brothers Author Robert Werry
ISBN-10 9781612046822
Year 2011-12
Pages 386
Language en
Publisher Strategic Book Publishing
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The Band of Brothers, the third book in the Super-Twins series, continues the story of Robbie White and Nathan Deane, their mate John McAllister, and foster brother Peter. Together with their newly-acquired friends, Shane, Darren, Ryan and Sam, they comprise an odd-ball assortment of teenage mavericks and misfits who unite to become "The Band of Brothers." Along with the highs and lows of everyday life at home and at school, the Band of Brothers find themselves involved in highly dramatic situations. A flood in which Peter saves Shane from drowning, a dangerous confrontation with shooters in a national park, and a car accident in which Sam almost loses his life are just some of the riveting events in this unforgettable coming-of-age story of enduring friendships.

A Band of Brothers

A Band of Brothers Author Walter McDonald
ISBN-10 UCAL:B4975954
Year 1989
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher
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Memorable characters struggle to hang on to life and humanity in the face of a brutal war.

Garrison Life at Vindolanda

Garrison Life at Vindolanda Author Anthony Richard Birley
ISBN-10 0752419501
Year 2002
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Tempus Pub Limited
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The ink writing-tablets, first indentified at Roman Vindolanda, just south of Hadrian's Wall, in 1973, revealed a hitherto unknown papyrus-substitute, thin leaves of wood for day-to-day book-keeping and letters. Dating mostly from the years AD 90-125 (Hadrian's Wall was begun in 122), these unique tablets represent the largest collection of original Roman letters ever found. The book paints a detailed picture of two Roman auxilary regiments, the 9th Cohort of Batavians and the 1st Cohort of Tungrians. Among the 400 named officers and personnel, the Batavian prefect Flavius Cerialis features prominently, together with his wife Sulpicia Lepidina, who received the now famous birthday party invitation from her friend Claudia Severa, wife of Cerialis' colleague and fellow hunting enthusiast Aelius Brocchus. In addition to covering officers and familes, friends and colleagues, this book brings to life the ordinary soldiers and their names and duties; military routine, duty-reports, leave and deserters; the supply of food, drink and other goods; merchants and contractors; visitors and entertainment as well as day-to-day enthusiasms as varied as hunting and religion. This book, by the Chairman of the Vindolanda Trust, not only distils all the recovered material, including many unpublished writing-tablets, but makes full use of the other archaeological evidence. The result is an unparalleled insight into the spirit of the day-today life on the north-west edge of the Empire in the three decades before Hadrian's Wall was built.

Secret Band of Brothers A Full and True Exposition of All the Various Crimes Villanies and Misdeeds of This Powerful Organization in the United States

Secret Band of Brothers A Full and True Exposition of All the Various Crimes  Villanies  and Misdeeds of This Powerful Organization in the United States Author Jonathan Harrington Green
ISBN-10 9783847210016
Year 2012-02-07
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher tredition
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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.

We Band of Brothers

We Band of Brothers Author Jack R. Satterfield
ISBN-10 0931209587
Year 1995
Pages 237
Language en
Publisher
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In November, 1942, the five Sullivan brothers from Waterloo, Iowa, died when the USS Juneau was sunk in the South Pacific. Their deaths brought the reality of the war home to America. This is the story of the brothers, The Battle of Guadalcanal and the effect of the tragedy on the family, community, and nation.