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Many ways to be a soldier

Pfeffer, Wendy

Many ways to be a soldier

by Pfeffer, Wendy

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Published by Millbrook Press in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goldin, Rem -- Juvenile literature,
  • Boys -- Great Egg Harbor Bay Region (N.J.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • New Jersey -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Great Egg Harbor Bay (N.J.) -- History, Military -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Great Egg Harbor Bay Region (N.J.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • New Jersey -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wendy Pfeffer ; illustrated by Elaine Verstraete.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
    SeriesOn my own history
    ContributionsVerstraete, Elaine, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE263.N5 P44 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22509812M
    ISBN 109780822572794
    LC Control Number2006034776
    OCLC/WorldCa74987489

    The New Soldier was published as both a hard and soft cover book in October, , by Vietnam Veterans Against the pally a photographic essay accompanied by text, the work was edited by David Thorne and George Butler, with a section written by John work includes photographs captured by many photographers across five days in April, Author: Vietnam Veterans Against the War and John .   By WWII, an American soldier could be carrying 75 lbs., which is why many wounded soldiers drowned during the D-Day landings in The Armed Forces have always known this is a problem.

    The removal of Cherokee Indians from their life long homes in the year of found me a young man in the prime of life and a Private soldier in the American Army. Being acquainted with many of the Indians and able to fluently speak their language, I was sent as interpreter into the Smoky Mountain Country in May, , and witnessed the. As a result of this extraordinary focus on mastering a single domain — thirteen years of dedicated training, ten years of practice and real-life execution as a full-time soldier, and decades more of martial maintenance in the reserves — the ways of war become ingrained in the sinews of a Spartan : Brett And Kate Mckay.

    The military engineering of Ancient Rome's armed forces was of a scale and frequency far beyond that of any of its contemporaries. Indeed, military engineering was in many ways institutionally endemic in Roman military culture, as demonstrated by the fact that each Roman legionary had as part of his equipment a shovel, alongside his gladius (sword) and pila (spears).   The goal, as W. W. Norton explained, was to offer "new books and books of enduring value," that might keep soldiers and sailors "in touch with thought and currents of life in their country." The Author: Yoni Appelbaum.


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Now a full-time writer, she enjoys visiting schools where she makes presentations and conducts creative writing workshops.

She is a member of the Garden State Writers, Authors of Bucks County, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, and Authors Guild.

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