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|The artillery is very important for the infantry." Barnum pauses, then recites: "The |
infantry is the queen of battle; the artillery is the king of battle. We add dignity to
what otherwise would be a vulgar brawl. "The other thing is, when you're getting ...
|Missions To understand artillery's role in battle, we need to look at its place |
among the three combat arms: infantry, cavalry ... as allegedly stated by Frederick
the Great of Prussia, is "to lend dignity to what would otherwise be a vulgar brawl!
... von Clausewitz called it, when all the uncertainties add up to slow the
|Under cross-examination Voris averred: Q. Did you hear anybody other than |
Charles Blevins say that they would burn this house or ... the perfection of artillery
"which lends dignity to what otherwise would become a vulgar brawl. ... War
reportage rivals war's confusion, and often adds to it, as crucial episodes go
|The Warden cried out to Crahb, the imprisoned guard. to fight for his life. ... He |
hoped that success would afford the opportunity of making, without delay, a sife
and honorable peace, and re-establishing that intercourse .... Men whose lives
were abominable were heard to boast that thcy had'abandoncd the pistol and the
poniard-the vulgar instruments of assassination-— ... Perhaps one or two
sentences were omitted, but otherwise it was published in the Monfteur nearly as
he spoke it.
|Originally published in 1991, Crete 1941 is a breathtaking account of a momentous battle of World War II.|
|Louis-Ferdinand Celine's revulsion and anger at what he considered the idiocy and hypocrisy of society explodes from nearly every page of this novel.|
|Each chapter contains many direct quotes from St. John's writings, in addition to commentary on St. John's words. This book, therefore, should be used as a primer to the Ladder as a helpful tool for ascending the spiritual heights.|
|First published in Greek in 1782, translated into Slavonic and later into Russian, this is the first complete translation into English.|