Charge!

History's Greatest Military Speeches
Product Number: EB00649560
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781612514222
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Description

One of the leading voices on national security issues in the U.S. Congress demonstrates how words have been sharp and powerful weapons of victory in this compilation of great military speeches that helped turn the tide of history. Among the dozens of inspirational speeches featured are: Moses instructing his followers to cross the Jordan River without him...?ueen Elizabeth pledging to die with her soldiers as they faced the Spanish Armada...?atrick Henry choosing between liberty and death...?apoleon exhorting his troops as they marched on Egypt...?inston Churchill rallying his nation to victory...?eneral Sir Montgomery refusing to retreat from Rommel...?resident Roosevelt preparing the American people for World War II...?eneral Eisenhower fortifying his troops for the invasion of Normandy...?resident Reagan demanding that Gorbachev tear down the Berlin Wall...?resident George W. Bush encouraging America after 9/11...?nd more. Congressman Israel has included speeches that have motivated and mobilized, challenged and comforted. Some were blurted in the heat of combat, others were carefully written in places far removed from the brutality of the battlefield, but all will inspire readers with the courage that moved people forward against all odds. Each speech is introduced with an insightful historic context. This dramatic sweep of military history in the words of history's military leaders serves to reinforce the concept that the pen is mightier than the sword.

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Author(s): Steve Israel
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jul 10, 2013

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