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hell of a war

Fairbanks, Douglas

hell of a war

by Fairbanks, Douglas

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Published by Curley Large Print in Hampton, N.H .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Fairbanks, Douglas, 1909-,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Large type books.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDouglas Fairbanks, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.F32 A3 1993a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 446 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages446
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1426578M
      ISBN 100792718429, 0792718410
      LC Control Number93037666

      Book Summary. Chronicles the experiences of a thirty-eight-year-old Navy doctor during the Battle of Fallujah, when he and his medical team worked around the clock under fire to save the lives of Author: Richard Jadick.   From the New York Times–bestselling author Stephen M. Walt, The Hell of Good Intentions dissects the faults and foibles of recent American foreign policy—explaining why it has been plagued by disasters like the “forever wars” in Iraq and Afghanistan and outlining what can be done to fix it.. In , the United States stood at the pinnacle of world power and Americans were confident.

        Thomas Hayden coauthored the national bestselling book On Call in Hell as well as Sex and War. Previously, he was a writer at Newsweek as well as a freelance journalist. His writing has been published in National Geographic, Wired, and Smithsonian Magazine. He teaches environmental writing and journalism at Stanford University's School of Earth /5(17). We Marched Through Hell is not a book that merely compiles war stories during the Vietnam War. Rather, the book places readers in the various stages students from a rural high school went through in the s as our country was being torn apart at the seams by the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement. Those stages included making the decision to volunteer or take their chances on the.

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Hell of a War by Douglas, Jr. Fairbanks (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(2).   We suspect however that the following MUST READ account of surviving the Bosnian war in the midst of a complete collapse of the grid & financial system will be eye-opening in just how difficult it is to survive a full-on Mad Max scenario, even if one has spent years preparing for it. I am from Bosnia. Between and , it was hell.


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A Hell of a War colorfully ends with the return of the sailor to his wife and two daughters, Daphne and Victoria, to their California home, and their bizarre reception by the motion picture community, including Cary Grant, Barbara Hutton, and Fairbank's first wife, Joan Crawford: a fitting Hollywood finale to four years crammed with enough adventures to leave a screenwriter delightfully dizzy/5(25).

A Hell of a War. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. One of the greatest stars of the silver screen recalls his experiences during WWII, including his stint in combat in the North Atlantic & in various parts of Europe.

Includes profiles of the towering figures /5. A hell of a war Hardcover – January 1, by Douglas (Jr) FAIRBANKS (Author) out of 5 stars 25 ratings/5(25). "One of the most enjoyable WW2 books to date." -War History Online “One Hell of a War” is a fascinating blend of firsthand accounts and the strategic decisions that led to them based on the history of the th Infantry Regiment from its initial activation in World War II through the end of the war/5(20).

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C. Adams stated purpose in writing Living Hell is to remove from the American Civil War the romance and mythology of The Lost Cause (if you favor the South) as well as the Great Crusade to end slavery (if you favor the North), and from both sides the view of the war as a grand and glorious affair, one that would elevate and ennoble the participants.4/5.