Never Beaten in the Battle

The Right Attire Matters: An In-Depth Look at the Armor of God
Author: Yolanda Burroughs
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 1613460767
Category: Religion
Page: 164
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Are your issues beating the life out of you? Do you desire to walk in power and authority but often find yourself living in defeat? Do you feel like you just can't win? If so, Never Beaten in the Battle: The Right Armor Matters is the book for you! Yolanda Burroughs invites you to stand up and learn how to win the spiritual battle. Realize who is fighting with you, for you, and who has the power to claim the battle. Find out what you can do to fight against the enemy. Discover what pieces of armor you'll need for the fight. Yolanda provides excellent insight and instructions for successful Christian living so you can be victorious. Increase your faith, renew your mind, and reclaim your rightful place in Christ. Gain an unshakeable confidence in your God-given ability to resist the devil and put him back in his rightful place with the help of Never Beaten in the Battle!

The Battle, the Diadem, and the Light


Author: Marquis L. Starks
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1304556298
Category:
Page: N.A
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Trafalgar

The men, the battle, the storm
Author: Phil Craig,Tim Clayton,Tim Clayton & Phil Craig
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444719777
Category: History
Page: 464
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Two hundred years ago, Napoleon Bonaparte dominated Europe and threatened Britain with invasion. Against him stood the Royal Navy and the already legendary Admiral Horatio Nelson. On 21 October 1805, a massive naval battle off the coast of Spain decided mastery of the seas. Then, over the following days and nights, the battleships and their exhausted crews endured a gale of awesome fury. As Captain Charles Tyler wrote to his wife Margaret, 'the wind blew a perfect storm'. The authors of the bestselling FINEST HOUR tell this story not only through the diaries, letters and memoirs of the men who wrestled with the enemy and the elements, but also through the eyes of their wives and children. Whether you are already familiar with this period of history or are coming to it for the first time, TRAFALGAR is a book that will enthral as it illuminates an event whose repercussions still echo today.

The Battle of the Books

History and Literature in the Augustan Age
Author: Joseph M. Levine
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801481994
Category: History
Page: 428
View: 1943
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Joseph M. Levine provides a witty and erudite account of one of the most celebrated chapters in English cultural history, the acrimonious quarrel between the "ancients" and the "moderns" which Jonathan Swift dubbed "the Battle of the Books." The dispute that amused and excited the English world of letters from 1690 until the 1730s was, Levine shows, an installment in the long-standing debate about the relationship of classical learning to modern life. Levine argues that the debate was fundamentally a quarrel about the rival claims of history and literature concerning the proper way to understand the authors of the past. He skillfully examines how both sides wrote their own brands of history: The moderns, led by Richard Bentley, proposed that the "modern" inventions of classical scholarship and archaeology gave them a superior insight into the past; the ancients, marshaled by Jonathan Swift and Alexander Pope, held out for a more direct imitation of antiquity and opposed the new scholarship with all the force of their satire and invective. Levine demonstrates that the ancients and the moderns influenced each other in powerful ways, and had much more in common than they knew. Chronicling a critical episode in the development of modem scholarship, The Battle of the Books illuminates the roots of present-day controversies about the role of the classics in the curriculum and the place of the humanities in education.

Great Battles: The Battle of Alamein

North Africa 1942
Author: Colin Smith,John Bierman
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241962404
Category: History
Page: 64
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Penguin Specials are designed to fill a gap. Written to be read over a long commute or a short journey, they are original and exclusively in digital form. In this Special, Colin Smith and John Bierman make the battle of Alamein come alive. A turning point in the Second World War, the battle of El Alamein was the culmination of a military campaign like no other. Fought across desolate arid terrain, the brutal fighting was matched by a camaraderie and respect between enemies as witnessed in no other theatre of war. Combining gritty personal testimonies with thorough journalistic investigation, John Bierman and Colin Smith present a compelling account of a ferocious but compassionate battle and a journey through the unforgiving North African landscape.

The Last Battle

The Classic History of the Battle for Berlin
Author: Cornelius Ryan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439127018
Category: History
Page: 576
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The classic account of the final offensive against Hitler's Third Reich -- newly in print for the 50th anniversary of VE Day. The Battle for Berlin was the culminating struggle of World War II in the European theater, the last offensive against Hitler's Third Reich, which devastated one of Europe's historic capitals and brought the Nazi leviathan to its downfall. It was also one of the war's bloodiest and most pivotal moments, whose outcome would play a part in determining the complexion of international politics for decades to come. The Last Battle is the compelling account of this final battle, a story of brutal extremes, of stunning military triumph alongside the stark conditions that the civilians of Berlin experienced in the face of the Allied assault. As always, Ryan delves beneath the military and political forces that were dictating events to explore the more immediate questions of survival, where, as the author describes it, "to eat had become more important than to love, to burrow more dignified than to fight, to exist more militarily correct than to win." The Last Battle is the story of ordinary people, both soldiers and civilians, caught up in the despair, frustration, and terror of defeat. It is history at its best, a masterful illumination of the effects of war on the lives of individuals, and one of the enduring works on World War II.

Brave Men to the Battle


Author: Virgil Robinson
Publisher: TEACH Services, Inc.
ISBN: 1572581646
Category: Religion
Page: 130
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Several hundred years after the apostle John wrote of a beautiful woman facing a fierce dragon in the last book of the Bible, the Waldenses fled from before Satan and his followers to find a refuge in the wilderness. Here is the story of the true church of Jesus, branded as heretics and pursued relentlessly in a Holy War to extinguish by intrigue, lies, betrayal and persecution, those keeping the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.

To Win the Battle

The 1st Australian Division in the Great War, 1914-18
Author: Robert C. Stevenson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110702868X
Category: World War, 1914-1918
Page: 290
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In 1915 the 1st Australian Division led the way ashore at Gallipoli. In 1916 it achieved the first Australian victory on the Western Front at Pozieres. It was still serving with distinction in the battles that led to the defeat of the German army in 1918. To Win the Battle explains how the division rose from obscurity to forge a reputation as one of the great fighting formations of the British Empire during the First World War, forming a central part of the Anzac legend. Drawing on primary sources as well as recent scholarship, this fresh approach suggests that the early reputation of Australia's premier division was probably higher than its performance warranted. Robert Stevenson shows that the division's later success was founded on the capacity of its commanders to administer, train and adapt to the changing conditions on the battlefield, rather than on the innate qualities of its soldiers.

The Battle

The Briny Deep Mysteries Book 3
Author: Jennifer Torres
Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1622851862
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 96
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With the secret of Briny Deep finally exposed, Tim and his friends must run for their lives. Their journey will take them far away to a strange land where more incredible surprises await. And as a war between two distant lands begins to erupt, Tim must have the courage to dig deeper than he ever has before.

Sharpe’s Battle: The Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro, May 1811 (The Sharpe Series, Book 12)


Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007339526
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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Richard Sharpe is fighting for his Irish battalion and his own honour through the blood-stained streets of the town.

Gettysburg and Lincoln

The Battle, the Cemetery, and the National Park
Author: Henry Sweetser Burrage
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Gettysburg (Pa.), Battle of, 1863
Page: 224
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Hearing God in Battle


Author: Paris Davis
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1602668140
Category: Religion
Page: 284
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"Hearing God in the Battle" explores many of the strategies and tools that are available to Christians because of their relationship with the King. (Practical Life)

Die Schlacht

Roman
Author: Patrick Rambaud
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783518398180
Category:
Page: 318
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The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Siege

A Sensory History of the Civil War
Author: Mark M. Smith
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199322635
Category: History
Page: 320
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Historical accounts of major events have almost always relied upon what those who were there witnessed. Nowhere is this truer than in the nerve-shattering chaos of warfare, where sight seems to confer objective truth and acts as the basis of reconstruction. In The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Siege, historian Mark M. Smith considers how all five senses, including sight, shaped the experience of the Civil War and thus its memory, exploring its full sensory impact on everyone from the soldiers on the field to the civilians waiting at home. From the eardrum-shattering barrage of shells announcing the outbreak of war at Fort Sumter; to the stench produced by the corpses lying in the mid-summer sun at Gettysburg; to the siege of Vicksburg, once a center of Southern culinary aesthetics and starved into submission, Smith recreates how Civil War was felt and lived. Relying on first-hand accounts, Smith focuses on specific senses, one for each event, offering a wholly new perspective. At Bull Run, the similarities between the colors of the Union and Confederate uniforms created concern over what later would be called "friendly fire" and helped decide the outcome of the first major battle, simply because no one was quite sure they could believe their eyes. He evokes what it might have felt like to be in the HL Hunley submarine, in which eight men worked cheek by jowl in near-total darkness in a space 48 inches high, 42 inches wide. Often argued to be the first "total war," the Civil War overwhelmed the senses because of its unprecedented nature and scope, rendering sight less reliable and, Smith shows, forcefully engaging the nonvisual senses. Sherman's March was little less than a full-blown assault on Southern sense and sensibility, leaving nothing untouched and no one unaffected. Unique, compelling, and fascinating, The Smell of Battle, The Taste of Siege, offers readers way to experience the Civil War with fresh eyes.

The Battle of Agincourt

Sources and Interpretations
Author: Anne Curry
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 9780851158020
Category: History
Page: 474
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Latest title, destined to be the Agincourt sourcebook for years to come, in the Warfare in History: Sources and Interpretations series.

The Battle of Adwa

Reflections on Ethiopia's Historic Victory Against European Colonialism
Author: Paulos Milkias,Getachew Metaferia
Publisher: Algora Publishing
ISBN: 0875864147
Category: History
Page: 320
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Ethiopia trounced the Italians in 1896 in the greatest African victory over Europe since Hannibal, but failed to prevent the loss of Eritrea. The event was a powerful constitutive force in the rise of modern Africa and pan-Africanism and resounds in the shared memory of Africans and Black Americans even today.

Forgotten Voices of the Blitz and the Battle For Britain

A New History in the Words of the Men and Women on Both Sides
Author: Joshua Levine
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409034089
Category: History
Page: 496
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Drawing material from the Imperial War Museum's extensive aural archive, Joshua Levine brings together voices from both sides of the Blitz and the Battle of Britain to give us a unique, complete and compelling picture of this turbulent time. In June 1940, British citizens prepared for an imminent German onslaught. Hitler's troops had overrun Holland, Belgium and France in quick succession, and the British people anticipated an invasion would soon be upon them. From July to October, they watched the Battle of Britain play out in the skies above them, aware that the result would decide their fate. Over the next nine months, the Blitz killed more than 43,000 civilians. For a year, the citizens of Britain were effectively front-line soldiers in a battle which united the country against a hated enemy. We hear from the soldiers, airmen, fire-fighters, air-raid wardens and civilians, people in the air and on the ground, on both sides of the battle, giving us a thrilling account of Britain under siege. With first-hand testimonies from those involved in Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain, Black Saturday on 7th September 1940 when the Luftwaffe began the Blitz, to its climax on the 10th May 1941, this is the definitive oral history of a period when Britain came closer to being overwhelmed by the enemy than at any other time in modern history.

Greek Warfare: From the Battle of Marathon to the Conquests of Alexander the Great


Author: Lee L. Brice
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610690702
Category: History
Page: 308
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This book brings together reference material and primary source documents concerning the most important people, places, events, and technologies of Classical Greek warfare in one easy-to-use volume—an invaluable resource for students, educators, and general readers interested in this compelling subject. • Charts present at-a-glance statistical information • Maps depict important battles and the political delineation of Greece at different time periods • Numerous illustrations of important people, events, and technologies help bring history to life

The Battlefields of England


Author: A.H Burne
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1844152065
Category: History
Page: 560
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England's battlefields bear witness to dramatic turning-points in the country's history. At Hastings, Bosworth Field, Flodden and Naseby, the battles fought were to have an enormous effect on English life. This double volume, containing Burne's famous "Battlefields of England" and "More Battlefields of England" make it possible for readers to follow the course of 39 battles from AD 51 to 1685, as if they were on the battlefields themselves.

Daily Strength for the Battle

The Spiritual Warfare Promise Book
Author: Beth Feia
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781569551486
Category: Religion
Page: 175
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Daily Strength for the Battle is a handy collection of 80 Bible promises useful for combating our spiritual enemies. Each promise is briefly explained with an excerpt from the writings of respected teachers on spiritual warfare, including Neil Anderson, Michael Harper, Steve Sjogren and Tom White. The promises are organized under eight headings to make it easy for readers to find help for their areas of greatest concern, such as resisting temptation, praying for the salvation of a loved one or breaking a bad habit. The book will be especially useful as we face the spiritual challenges of a new millennium.