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By Honor Bound


By Honor Bound
  • Author : Tom Norris
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 2016-05-17
  • ISBN : 9781466880733
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In April of 1972, SEAL Lieutenant Tom Norris risked his life in an unprecedented ground rescue of two American airmen who were shot down behind enemy lines in North Vietnam, a feat for which he would be awarded the Medal of Honor--an award that represents the pinnacle of heroism and courage. Just six months later, Norris was sent on a dangerous special reconnaissance mission that would take his team deep into enemy territory. On that mission, they engaged a vastly superior force. In the running gun battle that ensued, Lieutenant Norris was severely wounded; a bullet entered his left eye and exited the left side of his head. SEAL Petty Officer Mike Thornton, under heavy fire, fought his way back onto a North Vietnamese beach to rescue his officer. This was the first time Tom and Mike had been on a combat mission together. Mike's act of courage and loyalty marks the only time in modern history that the Medal of Honor has been awarded in a combat action where one recipient received the Medal for saving the life of another. By Honor Bound is the story of Tom Norris and Mike Thornton, two living American heroes who grew up very differently, entered military service and the Navy SEAL teams for vastly different reasons, and were thrown together for a single combat mission--a mission that would define their lives from that day forward.

HONOR BOUND GROOM


HONOR BOUND GROOM
  • Author :
  • Publisher : Harlequin / SB Creative
  • Release : 2019-08-01
  • ISBN : 9784596170002
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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“It’s time we got married.” That’s what Alexander, Loren’s first love, has the audacity to say to her after stepping out of his helicopter. He is the eldest son of the legendary del Castillo family. The family rules an island kingdom in the Mediterranean, and Alex always treated Loren like a kid. He hasn’t contacted her in ten years, so why is he suddenly proposing to her now?

By Honor Bound


By Honor Bound
  • Author : Nancy Shields Kollmann
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release : 2016-11-01
  • ISBN : 9781501706950
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Russians from all ranks of society were bound together by a culture of honor. Here one of the foremost scholars of early modern Russia explores the intricate and highly stylized codes that made up this culture. Nancy Shields Kollmann describes how these codes were manipulated to construct identity and enforce social norms—and also to defend against insults, to pursue vendettas, and to unsettle communities. She offers evidence for a new view of the relationship of state and society in the Russian empire, and her richly comparative approach enhances knowledge of statebuilding in premodern Europe. By presenting Muscovite state and society in the context of medieval and early modern Europe, she exposes similarities that blur long-standing distinctions between Russian and European history. Through the prism of honor, Kollmann examines the interaction of the Russian state and its people in regulating social relations and defining an individual's rank. She finds vital information in a collection of transcripts of legal suits brought by elites and peasants alike to avenge insult to honor. The cases make clear the conservative role honor played in society as well as the ability of men and women to employ this body of ideas to address their relations with one another and with the state. Kollmann demonstrates that the grand princes—and later the tsars—tolerated a surprising degree of local autonomy throughout their rapidly expanding realm. Her work marks a stark contrast with traditional Russian historiography, which exaggerates the power of the state and downplays the volition of society.

Honor Bound


Honor Bound
  • Author : Stuart I. Rochester
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1998
  • ISBN : UOM:39015041995773
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Honor Bound is the result of a fruitful collaboration between Stuart I. Rochester and Frederick Kiley. In examining the lives of the prisoners in captivity, it presents a vivid, sensitive, sometimes excruciating, account of how men sought to cope with the physical and psychological torment of imprisonment under wretched and shameful conditions. It includes insightful analyses of the circumstances and conditions of captivity and its varying effects on the prisoners, the strategies and tactics of captors and captives, the differences between captivity in North and South Vietnam and between Laos and Vietnam, and analysis of the quality of the source materials for this and other works on the subject.

By Honor Bound


By Honor Bound
  • Author : Julia Justiss
  • Publisher : Harlequin / SB Creative
  • Release : 2011-02-11
  • ISBN : 9784596644008
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Jenna has always followed her army colonel father and now she lives in a battlefield in Spain with four other officers. All four officers are like family to her, but she is particulary fond of the eldest, Major Garrett. One day, her father is killed in combat! Now Jenna has no choice but to move out of Spain and live with her relative in England. One of the officers suggests that Jenna should marry one of them so that she can stay with them. While Jenna is startled by the officers' proposal, even Garrett asks her to marry him...!