Category Archives: War

An Occurence At Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce

This story begins as a southern civilian is about to be executed during the Civil War. It is one of the best known Ambrose Bierce stories.

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Belly Laugh by Ivar Jorgensen

It’s a shooting war on our shores. American and Russia both use devilish new weapons. Russia brings out their ultimate weapon. Americans are suckers for it.

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Ch11 Myths and Legends

Ch11 The Last Shot At Germantown Future events at wartime are oft foretold by dreams and wondrous signs. This is a collection of such stories which ends with the Revolutionary War battle of Germantown. The story comes from Myths and … Continue reading

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Gunga Din by Rudyard Kipling

A classic poem in dialect by Rudyard Kipling about a regimental water boy in India. I think I first heard it when I was in elementary school

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The Next Logical Step By Ben Bova

This Sci-Fi story from 1962 is about a computerized war game simulator that is good, too good.

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Un Morso Du Pang By Edna Ferber

The men go to war and the women stay behind. The men are exposed to a bigger world and the women worry that they will be forgotten. This story is set during World War I. There was a popular tune … Continue reading

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