Books tagged: conscription

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A Toppled Labor Giant: Arthur Griffith: NSW’s Revolutionary Minister for Public Works & Education
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Arthur Hill Griffith had long been hailed as a giant in the Labor Party. In 1913 he was given most of the credit as Minister for Public Works for the Party’s triumphant electoral success confirming it as a credible party of government in New South Wales. To what extent was he responsible for the destruction of his hitherto brilliant career in the political life of New South Wales?
What Generation Next Needs
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
After Chetan Bhagat’s successful Non-Fiction “What Young India Wants” I started to develop a feud of Wants & Needs in my mind. What Youth wants & what they needs has no clear demarcation. They usually overlap & sometimes difference is just psychological. This book really need a enlightened mind to develop but….
The Sprog 2 Graduation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,380. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Abandoned by the only two women he ever loved, Tony Ryan decides to concentrate on his career in the RAF. He is accepted for officer training, and succeeds at becoming a fighter pilot. Before too long, however, the upsets and obstacles of his earlier life seem almost trivial, compared to the shattering secrets he uncovers and the sheer evil he encounters while penetrating a ruthless terror cell.
The Broken Jug: A Dramatic Comedy About Thwarted Rape
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,330. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Plays » European / German, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A new translation of the only comedy by one of the most important German Romantics.
An Erk's Progress
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
Brother Gregory: Gene Five
Series: Mendel, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Gene Five: The Bending of Light. Mendel breaks his microscope but solves the mystery of a burning manuscript in a locked room and saves his friend.
Vietnam Conscript
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,080. Language: Australian English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
The Australian author has drawn on his experience and knowledge to present a drama of one woman and two young men - one militant and aggressive, the other a pacifist, who are conscripted and sent to fight in the jungle. The story of forced conscription to war in peacetime and its aftermath for generations is shown in compelling detail.
The Tillerman's Gift
Price: Free! Words: 51,480. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
From Vietnam to Afghanistan, this is the story of two families impacted by war. Tess’s boyfriend, killed in Vietnam, left her a key that she believes represents his promise to marry her on his return. Mia, her granddaughter, has other ideas and tries to discover the real meaning of the key. Meanwhile, Tess’s daughter, Alison, is dealing with the news that her fiancé is missing in Afghanistan.
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Military Psychiatry: Preparing in Peace for War, Hostage Negotiation, Terrorism, Refugees, PTSD, Vietnam (Emergency War Surgery Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,530. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
From the much-referenced and highly acclaimed Textbooks of Military Medicine series, Military Psychiatry: Preparing in Peace for War addresses the multiple mental health services provided by the military during peacetime.