By Tom Clancy
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A penetrating glance inside of an armored cavalry regiment—the expertise, the ideas, and the people...profiled by means of Tom Clancy.
His first non-fiction ebook, Submarine, captured the truth of lifestyles aboard a nuclear warship. Now, the number 1 bestselling writer of Clear and current Danger and Without Remorse portrays today's army as simply military group of workers can be aware of it.
With a similar compelling, you-are-there immediacy of his acclaimed fiction, Tom Clancy offers specific descriptions of tanks, helicopters, artillery, and more—the amazing expertise in the back of the U. S. military. He captures army life—from the drama of strive against to the day-by-day routine—with overall accuracy, and divulges the jobs and missions that experience lately amazing our battling forces.
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And it will be, if it responds to you with peace, and it opens up to you, then it will be, [that] all the people found therein shall become tributary to you, and they shall serve you. 12. But if it does not make peace with you, and it wages war against you, you shall besiege it, 13. and the Lord, your God, will deliver it into your hands, and you shall strike all its males with the edge of the sword. 14. However, the women, the children, and the livestock, and all that is in the city, all its spoils you shall take for yourself, and you shall eat the spoils of your enemies, which the Lord, your God, has given you.
This, to them, was a risk most glorious, and they accepted it, willing to strike down the enemy and relinquish everything else. As for success or failure, they left that in the doubtful hands of hope, and when the reality of battle was before their faces, they put their trust in their own selves. In the fighting, they thought it more honorable to stand their ground and suffer death than to give in and save their lives. So they fled from the reproaches of men, abiding with life and limb the brunt of battle; and, in a small moment of time, the climax of their lives, a culmination of glory, not of fear, were swept away from us.
Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Speeches, addresses, etc. 2. Military history. I. Israel, Steve. 48-1992 (Permanence of Paper). 14 13 12 11 10 09 08 07 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 First printing To Marlene, Carly, and Elana, who have marched with me. The clearer vision which time and study bring have shown that he used words almost as effectively as the sword, and that throughout his career the address ably supported the military maneuver. —IDA TARBELL, Napoléon’s Addresses, 1897 CONTENTS Acknowledgments Introduction PART 1: DISTANT ECHOES Moses: Instructing His People to March without Him (circa 1260 BCE) Pericles: Reply to Sparta (432 BCE) Pericles: At the Funeral of Fallen Soldiers (431 BCE) Pericles: Lifting the Morale of Athens (430 BCE) Isocrates: On Resisting Persia (380 BCE) Hannibal: To His Soldiers (218 BCE) Catiline: To His Troops (62 BCE) Eleazar ben Yair: Death, Not Slavery (May 73) Empress Theodora: Fight, Not Flight (January 18, 532) St.