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On going to the wars

Godfrey Winn

On going to the wars

by Godfrey Winn

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Godfrey Winn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD811.5 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6420081M
    LC Control Number41014379
    OCLC/WorldCa2209128

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    Book of the Wars of Yahweh, lost document referred to and quoted in the Old Testament (Num. ff.). The book is probably a collection of early Israelite war songs including hymns of victory, curses, mocking songs, and other literary genres recounting the victories of Yahweh, the God of Israel, over his enemies; it indicates that biblical books rely on both written and oral tradition. In Going to War, renowned authors Karl Marlantes and Sebastian Junger help us make sense of this paradox and get to the heart of what it’s like to be a soldier at war.

    be in the wars definition: 1. to have injuries to many different parts of the body: 2. to have injuries to many different. Learn more. The parallel experiences of mother and son draws on the title, The Wars, implying that there are multiple wars happening during any given conflict. While soldiers on the battlefront fight a physical battle, families on the home front fight their own battles as well.


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