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The Mammoth Book of True War Stories

by Jon E. Lewis

Other authors: Tatsuichiro Akizuki (Contributor), Ralph Barker (Contributor), Dee Brown (Contributor), Julius Caeser (Contributor), Philip Chinnery (Contributor)55 more, John Comer (Contributor), Graeme Cook (Contributor), Stephen Crane (Contributor), Jean de Joinville (Contributor), Richard Dimbleby (Contributor), Jeffrey English (Contributor), Anthony Farrar-Hockley (Contributor), Peter Fleming (Contributor), Charles Foley (Contributor), M. R. D. Foot (Contributor), J. F. C. Fuller (Contributor), Martha Gellhorn (Contributor), Guy Gibson (Contributor), Robert Graves (Contributor), Che Guevara (Contributor), Max Hastings (Contributor), Ernest Hemingway, Michael Herr (Contributor), John Hersey (Contributor), Chaim Herzog (Contributor), Vere Hodgson (Contributor), J. E. Johnson (Contributor), Ludovic Kennedy (Contributor), Rudyard Kipling (Contributor), Heinz Knoke (Contributor), James B. Lamb (Contributor), T. E. Lawrence (Contributor), Livy (Contributor), John Lodwick (Contributor), James McPherson (Contributor), Alexander Mercer (Contributor), R. J. Minney (Contributor), Samuel Eliot Morison (Contributor), Tom Moulson (Contributor), Charlton Ogburn (Contributor), George Orwell (Contributor), Martin Poppel (Contributor), John Reed (Contributor), P. R. Reid (Contributor), Quentin Reynolds (Contributor), Frank Richards (Contributor), Eddie V. Rickenbacker (Contributor), Erwin Rommel (Contributor), William Howard Russell (Contributor), Heinz Schaefer (Contributor), Eric Schmitt (Contributor), John Shipp (Contributor), John Simpson (Contributor), George Smalley (Contributor), Robert Southey (Contributor), Thucydides (Contributor), Barrett Tillman (Contributor), Hugh Trevor-Roper (Contributor), Manfred von Richthofen (Contributor), Russell F. Weigley (Contributor)

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This collection of short war stories is a great read! I highly recommend these informative and touching stories to any reader interested in warfare. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0786706295, Paperback)

True in every detail, the vivid and unforgettable fifty stories here range from the ancient Greek to Operation Desert Storm, from the Battle of Trafalgar to Vietnam. Noted military editor and historian Jon E. Lewis has collected such accounts as Ernest Hemingway's on the D-Day landing, George Orwell's on the Spanish Civil War, Robert Graves's on WWI's Western Front, and John Reed's on the Bolshevik Revolution.

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War, as the general said, is hell. But in a few it also brings out the best. Heroism and horror are the keynotes of this gripping new collection of war writing. From the Siege of Troy to the present day, The Mammoth Book of True War Stories includes battle analyses by celebrated historians, letters home by ordinary Gis, high-adrenaline memoirs by frontline combatants and memorable reportage by master chroniclers such as Ernest Hemingway and John Reed.… (more)

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