Last stands : why men fight when all is lost / Michael Walsh.
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Summary:"Award-winning author Michael Walsh celebrates the masculine attributes of heroism that forged American civilization and Western culture by exploring historical battles in which soldiers chose death over dishonor."
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|Hood River County Library||355.48 WAL 2020 (Text)||33892100719435||Adult New Books||Book||None||02/02/2021||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781250217080
- ISBN: 1250217083
- Physical Description: x, 358 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 
|Formatted Contents Note:||
"Go Tell the Spartans" The Battle of Thermopylae (480 B.c.) -- "Varus, Give Me Back My Legions" Cannae (216. B.c.) and the Teutoburg Forest (9 a.d.) -- "We Have It in Our Power to Die Honorably As Free Men" Masada (73/74 a.d.) and Warsaw (1943) -- "We Have Come to Rue Your Prowess, Roland!" The Battle of Roncevaux Pass and the Chanson De Roland (778 / 1115) -- "Look at Me. I Am Still Alive" The Battle of Hastings (1066) -- "I Must Perform Some Action Worthy of a Man" The Last Stand of the Swiss Guards (1527) -- "Today We Bring Dignity Upon Our Names" The Siege of Szigetvar (1566) -- "These Aren't Men, They Are Devils!" The Alamo (1836) and Camarón (1863) -- "Lick 'em Tomorrow, Though" Grant at Shiloh (1862) -- "Big Village" Custer at the Little Bighorn (1876) -- "Each Individual Soldier Did His Work And Duty Well. Ay, and Right Well" Rorke's Draft (1879) and Khartoum (1885) -- "Not One Step Back" The Battle of Pavlov's House: Stalingrad -- Epilogue: "Iron Mike" The Chosin Reservoir.
"Award-winning author Michael Walsh celebrates the masculine attributes of heroism that forged American civilization and Western culture by exploring historical battles in which soldiers chose death over dishonor." -- Provided by publisher.
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