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Gallantry Awards at Rorke's Drift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
'Zulu!' - the epic motion picture, is based on the defence of Rorke's Drift in 1879, when a garrison of British soldiers defended a supply depot and field hospital against an army of Zulu warriors. This extensively researched publication contains biographical tributes to the 15 men who were awarded the Victoria Cross or the Distinguished Conduct Medal during the famous action.
Balaclava Victoria Crosses: Including the Charge of the Light Brigade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
At Balaclava the Charge of the Heavy Brigade and the Light Brigade action provided two of the most famous deeds recorded in the annals of the British Army. This well-researched book contains biographical tributes and detailed accounts of the actions of the nine men who were awarded the Victoria Cross during the battle. With the Chronological Roll of all 111 Crimean War Victoria Crosses.
Brits At The Alamo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 30 British-born men fought for the Texas cause during the siege and battle of the Alamo. This is a concise and informative account of their deeds.
Battling Burnaby: The Awe-Inspiring Exploits Of A Great Adventurer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Colonel Fred Burnaby is one of the greatest adventurers who ever lived and he was the kind of man on which romantic legends are built. A fearless dare-devil and intrepid traveller, he made two perilous journeys across Asia, and he became the first person to cross the English Channel single-handedly in a balloon. However, his first love was fighting and he was killed in action in the Sudan.
Give Her the Stars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,830. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Is it possible to find a knight in shining armor in the 21st century? Are there men in the universe who still believe in the ideals of chivalry, gallantry, manliness & nobility? Escaping a distressing confrontation with her ex-husband, Elise Ramos meets a handsome foreigner who seems to exhibit these traits. He promises to protect Elise & her two-year old son, but can he deliver?
Zulu War Victoria Crosses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Researched over four decades, this publication provides biographical tributes and accounts of the deeds which gained the Victoria Cross for 12 men during the Zulu War. With a useful bibliography. Also available in illustrated hard copy.
Boer War Victoria Crosses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
With information drawn from official documents this extensively researched book provides biographical tributes and accounts of the deeds of a selection of men who were awarded the Victoria Cross for action during the Boer War of 1899-1902. With a summary of the conflict, a chronological roll of all 78 Boer War VCs and a useful bibliography for further reading.
Brave Deeds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A selection of brave and awe-inspiring deeds which gained gallantry medals, from Victorian epics such as the Charge of the Light Brigade and the Defence of Rorke's Drift to the George Cross and the Iranian Embassy siege. With a story of an unsung hero who was overlooked when the medals for bravery were given out. Also available in illustrated print format.
The Charge of the Light Brigade - A Selection of Survivors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Concise and informative biographical tributes to 17 men who survived the Charge of the Light Brigade and attended a benefit concert held on their behalf. Extensively researched over four decades, the information is drawn from official documents and archives, eyewitness accounts, newspaper reports and stories related by their descendants.
Defenders of Rorke's Drift: A Collection of Tributes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A selection of biographical tributes to 26 men who helped to successfully defend the isolated hospital and depot at Rorke's Drift, against a large army of warriors during the Zulu War of 1879, but did not receive gallantry medals for their bravery. With the official report of the commanding officer and a useful bibliography for further reading.