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The Face of War

Author: Martha Gellhorn

Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

ISBN: 0802191169

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 360

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Martha Gellhorn (1908–1998) was a war correspondent for nearly fifty years. From the Spanish Civil War in 1937 through the wars in Central America in the mid-eighties, her candid reports reflected her feelings for people no matter what their political ideologies, and the openness and vulnerability of her conscience. I wrote very fast, as I had to,” she says, afraid that I would forget the exact sound, smell, words, gestures, which were special to this moment and this place.” Whether in Java, Finland, the Middle East, or Vietnam, she used the same vigorous approach. Collected here together for the first time, The Face of War is what The New York Times called a brilliant anti-war book.”

The face of war

Author: Eugene Simons Jones

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 166

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The Face of War

New Zealand's Great War Photography

Author: Sandy Callister

Publisher: Auckland University Press

ISBN: 1869406451

Category: Photography

Page: 216

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By the time the First World War broke out in 1914, photography had become affordable and popular. Many of the 100,000 New Zealanders who went overseas to fight carried cameras with them, determined to capture their part in the 'great adventure'. And soldiers were not the only ones to take photographs: cameras were also used by officials, journalists and medical staff. The Face of War is the first book to examine the photographs, many previously unknown, of New Zealand's First World War experience, tracing a sometimes shocking, often moving visual history through soldiers' snapshots, keepsake portraits, battlefield panoramas, photographic medical records and rolls of honour. Sandy Callister discusses how photography was used to capture and narrate, memorialise and observe, romanticise and bear witness to the experiences of New Zealanders at home and overseas. Her study is the first to argue for the importance of New Zealand photography to the history of war, but also examines in depth the contradictions of this photography: as a site of remembrance and forgetting, of nation and sacrifice, of mourning and mythology, of subjectivity and identity. Both authoritative and insightful, The Face of War superbly illuminates an often overlooked aspect of New Zealand's First World War history.

The Face of war

a study guide for the exhibition at the National Archives, March 1994-September 1995

Author: United States. National Archives and Records Administration

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 24

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The Face of War

Reflections on Men and Combat

Author: Jean Lartéguy

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Authors, French

Page: 349

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Das Antlitz des Krieges

die Schlachten von Azincourt 1415, Waterloo 1815 und an der Somme 1916

Author: John Keegan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783593383248

Category:

Page: 422

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The face of war

the evolution of weapons and tactics and their use in ten famous battles

Author: John Laffin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 191

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Dali

Author: Fiorella Nicosia,Claudio Pescio,Barbara Giovannini

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783833601231

Category:

Page: 119

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Der Krieg hat kein weibliches Gesicht

Author: Svetlana A. Aleksievič

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783833300905

Category: World War, 1939-1945

Page: 344

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The Face Of Battle

A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo and the Somme

Author: John Keegan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446496821

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

View: 2441

The Face of Battle is military history from the battlefield: an imperishable account of the direct experience of individuals at 'the point of maximum danger'. It examines the physical conditions of fighting, the particular emotions and behaviour generated by battle, as well as the motives that impel soldiers to stand and fight rather than run away. In this stunningly vivid reassessment of three battles, John Keegan conveys their reality for the participants, whether facing the arrow cloud of Agincourt, the levelled muskets of Waterloo or the steel rain of the Somme.

Iguerilla

Reshaping the Face of War in the 21st Century

Author: John Sutherland

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781940773100

Category: Political Science

Page: N.A

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iGuerillas use progressive means in pursuit of regressive ends resulting in an exponentially more dangerous and lethal threat. His modern tools give him a destructive capacity that rivals many states. Internet media exploitation gives him global access to the disaffected and asocial. His religious motives are non-negotiable and his license to kill is sanctioned by Allah. His call for a primal society appeals to the cynics tired of political compromise. His pitiless mind is uncluttered by modern sensibilities and he unambiguously states what he wants and he goes after it. He is barbarous and yet is a tech savvy denizen of the modern world. He's a schizophrenic cross between Attila the Hun and Mark Zuckerburg. He uses the best of the present to resurrect the worst of the past. John Sutherland's book iGuerilla puts him in perspective, traces from where he came, and projects the trajectory as to where iGuerilla intends to go.

AK-47

The Weapon that Changed the Face of War

Author: Larry Kahaner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 258

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In this fascinating book, Kahaner tells the story of this ubiquitous and deadly weapon, contrasting it with the admittedly inferior M-16 and chronicling the role the AK-47 has played in conflicts from Vietnam and Iraq to Rwanda and Colombia.

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