‘The Gurkhas’ is a history of the finest infantrymen in the world who come from a country where ‘It is better to die than to be a coward,’ and where most bear the name Bahadur, which means ‘courageous,’ and who carry out their mission with the help of the deadly, curved kukris.
‘Ayo Gurkhali!’ Here come the Gurkhas! Is a battlecry that makes their enemies in battle wince, and sometimes abandon their weapons to save their dear lives. Younghusband marched unopposed into Lhasa on August 3, 1904 with his Gurkhas. During the Falkland War the Argentines fled when they realized that they were being outflanked by the Gurkhas.
Byron Farwell narrative about the Gurkha battalions and their military engagements are enhanced by citations from the books on the same, making it a jolly reading material. The readability score is good and the book is studded with historical photographs of the Gurkhas’ acts of gallantry.
This is a review of the above named book. This book is good for its careful and thorough analysis of the diplomacy of the post-war settlements of 1815, 1919, 1945, and 1989--91,. John Ikenberry addresses in this book three major questions for the study of world politics: how do major-state victors seek to translate their military success into a sustainable political order;
This is the prologue/review for a novel that i started about a year ago, i'm still in the process of finishing it. The novel is titled "Falling Stars". The main character is a boy that at the beginning of the story is known as Jeremiah Vanderslash, your usual kind of kid. He is fifteen years old and attends a private school, Baleside Private.
This whole novel is based on Jeremiah who lives in a city on the border of his country. During a walk to school the one day he spots a plane from another country, and it all begins there.
His city is attacked and over time the state he resides in is overthrown by an old terroristic group that now has control over it's own country.
The best story i could relate this to that is real is that of Hitler when he raided GermanY. Read on, this is just the prologue for it,I have yet to type out the hand-written part of the story or to finish the novel, as of now it is five-hundred and fifty-two pages. I am working on a few more novels then i will work on this one.
Here's the prologue, enjoy.
For school we had to write literature response essays for english class and this is mine! I recommend reading "Hana's Suitcase", but I was rather tired of it by the time I finished this essay. Have fun reading it!