Letters from the battle-fields of Paraguay: Richard F. Burton
Letters From the Battle-Fields of Paraguay (Classic Reprint): Richard F. Burton
Letters of Zachary Taylor From the Battle-Fields of the Mexican War (Classic Reprint): Zachary Taylor
Battlefields is what every Richard Holmes fan has been waiting for. Richard Holmes skilfully clarifies the complexities of four major World War II military campaigns: El Alamein, Italy, Arnhem, and the Battle of Britain (the Main Offensive). In this fascinating and brilliantly articulated study of war, he recreates what it was really like to be in the midst of bloody conflict from letters, diaries, and interviews with soldiers awarded campaign medals for their heroism during World War II. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Richard Holmes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/005929/bk_bbcw_005929_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Leaves From the Battle-Field of Gettysburg:A Series of Letters From a Field Hospital, And National Poems (Classic Reprint) Mrs. Edmund A. Souder
For many of those who lived through it, the Second World War was the most exciting, dynamic, and frightening time of their lives. This wonderful collection of contemporary letters tells their stories, from the battlefields of Europe to the bombed-out back streets of London, from the conflict in the skies to the hardships of the home front.Last Letters Home doesn´t show just one side of the war. By concentrating on different themes, lovers, siblings, separation, and reunification, Tamasin Day-Lewis paints an unparalleled picture of the daily lives of men and women at war. Through letters and interviews, we learn the true story of the war, the story of lives transformed by loss, bombing, internment, and the horror of battle. These are letters of hope and defiance; of love, loneliness and courage. They are an extraordinary testament to an extraordinary generation of men and women.It is difficult to think of a book that more completely describes the way people deal with, and in some cases thrive on, such adversity. Last Letters Home is an important and fascinating part of any understanding of the Second World War. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tamsin Day-Lewis, Patience Tomlinson, Crawford Logan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/macm/000182/bk_macm_000182_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Soldiers´ Letters:From Camp, Battlefield and Prison Sanitary Commission United States, Lydia Minturn ed Post
Charles Minor Blackford, an aristocrat from Virginia, enlisted in the Second Virginia Cavalry at the start of the American Civil War. During his tour of duty, Captain Blackford kept constant correspondence with his wife, Susan Leigh Blackford. Captain Blackford wrote frequently about the horrible conditions in his camp, while Susan detailed her own struggles, including the loss of her home and the death of three children. This collection of letters highlights the misery of war - from the violence on the battlefield to the hardships of the home front - and offers a firsthand account of how the Civil War affected families. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Matthew Steward, Susie Berneis. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/drms/000239/bk_drms_000239_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.