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Battle Scarred

Author : Craig Deayton
ISBN : 9780987057402
Genre : Soldiers
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One of the shortest lived and most battle hardened of the 1st Australian Imperial Forces battalions, the 47th was formed in Egypt in 1916 and disbanded two years later having suffered one of the highest casualty rates of any Australian unit. Their story is remarkable for many reasons. Dogged by command and discipline troubles and bled white by the desperate attrition battles of 1916 and 1917, they fought on against a determined and skilful enemy in battles where the fortunes of war seemed stacked against them at every turn. Not only did they have the misfortune to be called into some of the A.I.F.s most costly campaigns, chance often found them in the worst places within those battles. Though their story is one of almost unrelieved tragedy, it is also story of remarkable courage, endurance and heroism. It is the story of the 1st A.I.F. itself - punished, beaten, sometimes reviled for their indiscipline, they fought on - fewer, leaner and harder - until final victory was won. And at its end, in an extraordinary gesture of mateship, the remnants of the 47th Battalion reunited. Having been scattered to other units after their disbandment, the survivors gathered in Belgium for one last photo together. Only 73 remained.

The Battle Scared Journey

Author : Kim Wheeler
ISBN : 1590951840
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A Gritty Personal Story of Self-Discovery and Recovery In "The Battle-Scarred Journey" Kim Wheeler recounts his journey from the deep emotional pain of an abandoned and abused childhood, through challenges from severe physical injuries, drug and alcohol abuse, and ultimately to wholeness and healing with the help of a caring psychiatrist. He tells his story with passion, brutal honesty, and often humor -- hoping that others may find inspiration to face battles in their own journeys of self-discovery and recovery. Kim Wheeler was abandoned by his birth mother when he was born at University College Hospital, London in 1954. He lived in a children's home until he was adopted at the age of six. His adoptive parents were emotionally distant, and his mother sometimes abused him verbally and physically. Happier times came at boarding school, but still there were emotional abuses due mainly to skin color, unknown parentage, and learning disabilities. Over the next thirty years Kim suffered from several physical injuries, survived meningitis, and, finally disabled with an incurable spine injury, was ordered to cease all types of manual work. Along the way he became dependent on prescription pain killers and abused illegal drugs and alcohol for years. Mental health issues and a complete breakdown soon ensued. Writing poems has helped Kim with his inner healing, and he shares with readers many of his verses about his darkest moments of vulnerability and psychological wounding. 'Today, ' Kim says, 'I am a free and content man who enjoys nothing more than his rescue dogs, positive attitude, freedom.

Her Battle Scarred Knight

Author : Meriel Fuller
ISBN : 9781460349380
Genre : Fiction
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WOUNDED SOLDIER When he returns from the Crusades, battle-scarred and tortured by painful memories, it is only Count Giseux de St-Loup's code of chivalry that sees him escorting a sharp-tongued spitfire of a lady on a quest to help her injured brother. WAYWARD LADY The beautiful Lady Brianna is fiercely independent, and finds his powerful presence disturbing. As the danger surrounding her grows deeper, Giseux is forced to extend his protection further than either of them ever wanted it to go…

Battle Scarred Four Historical Romance Novellas

Author : Doreen Milstead
ISBN : 9781387325283
Genre : Fiction
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Emma & The Restoration of a Soldier - A woman with one hand goes west to a mail ordered husband that her father has arranged for her before he died. On the train she meets up with a group of Civil War injured soldiers and one special young man who becomes a friend PLUS Beth & the Wounded Warrior - A woman decides to go to Texas, along with her sister, to become the wife of a man with two children, who was injured in the Civil War. Her life is idyllic, but not for long PLUS Forging A Family – The Fat Man & The Thin Woman - A woman stricken with TB, or consumption, decides the only way to have a chance of getting better is to move to a state with a dry climate, and then marry a man PLUS I Need You To Be My Hands - A woman who lost her legs in the Civil War decides to take a chance and become a mail order bride to a doctor in Wichita.

Handbook Of Research On Program Development And Assessment Methodologies In K 20 Education

Author : Wang, Victor C.X.
ISBN : 9781522531333
Genre : Education
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As the educational system continues to evolve, it is essential that educators of today devise innovative and strategic approaches to program development and assessment. The Handbook of Research on Program Development and Assessment Methodologies in K-20 Education is an essential reference source for the latest terminology and concepts related to program development. Featuring extensive coverage on a broad range of topics such as cognitive diagnostic assessments, self-directed learning, and digital education, this publication is ideally designed for educators, students, program designers, and librarians seeking current research on inventive strategies and practices to enhance education in the 21st century.

Visual Approaches To Cognitive Education With Technology Integration

Author : Ursyn, Anna
ISBN : 9781522553335
Genre : Education
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Within the growing world of social media and computer technology, it is important to facilitate collaborative knowledge building through the utilization of visual literacy, decision-making, abstract thinking, and creativity in the application of scientific teaching. Visual Approaches to Cognitive Education With Technology Integration is a critical scholarly resource that presents discussions on cognitive education pertaining to particular scientific fields, music, digital art, programming, computer graphics, and new media. Highlighting relevant topics such as educational visualization, art and technology integration, online learning, and multimedia technology, this book is geared towards educators, students, and researchers seeking current research on the integration of new visual education methods and technologies.

Adventures Of Two Youths In A Journey Through Africa

Author : Thomas Wallace Knox
ISBN : NYPL:33433082454418
Genre : Africa
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My Journey To Hope

Author : Maree Carter
ISBN : 9781493108039
Genre : Religion
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Do you sit watching others growing and leading fruitful lives all around you, desperately wanting what they have but just not quite able to step out of your fear? I know how you feel, that was my experience for many years. Now I know without a doubt that I am loved. My life has changed from hopelessness to promise and joy. The amazing love and grace that He has poured out for me, He has also poured out for you. And so I invite you to join me on my journey to hope.

Battle Scarred Heart A Brit S Witty Look At Lost Love

Author : Rainbow
ISBN : 143272522X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author thought he had met his soul mate online and eventually moved to the U.S.A. to marry her. Unfortunately, she was not the soul mate he thought. The tragic story of this "lost love" and others show some of the inherent perils of Internet dating and boy meets girl/boy loses girl sagas.

An Obama S Journey

Author : Mark Obama Ndesandjo
ISBN : 9781493013913
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this revealing and beautifully written memoir, Mark Obama Ndesandjo, recounts his complex relationship with his older half-brother, President Barack Obama, including their first meeting in Kenya over twenty years ago. The book also offers the author's inspiring personal story about identity and multiculturalism. Rare family photos add to the book's personal nature as does the intense recounting of domestic violence in the home of Barack Obama Sr.’s and his third wife, Ruth Baker, Mark’s Jewish-American mother. The book also attempts to set the records straight on several points of the president’s best-selling memoir Dreams from My Father. In its connection to President Obama, Mark's story takes on an even greater significance because it becomes all the more directly, a story of American identity and a window into the complex figure of the father they share, Barack Obama Sr., their roots in Kenya, their multicultural identities, and their relationships with America.

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