Life as a Combat Soldier

Overview

Combat Soldiers played a major role in wartime. Basic training took around six weeks. It was hard work. All soldiers looked forward to free time, when they could relax, play cards, listen to records or read letters from home. Even better was time off, called leave or furlough. Find out more about the life of a combat soldier in this fact-filled title.

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Overview

Combat Soldiers played a major role in wartime. Basic training took around six weeks. It was hard work. All soldiers looked forward to free time, when they could relax, play cards, listen to records or read letters from home. Even better was time off, called leave or furlough. Find out more about the life of a combat soldier in this fact-filled title.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403461964
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 8/28/2005
  • Series: The World at War Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 9 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


A New War Begins     4
Preparing for War     6
Learning to Fight     8
Basic Training     10
Going to War     12
A Soldier's Weapons     14
Fighting Overseas     16
In the Jungle     18
Attack and Retreat     20
Casualties of War     22
Special Forces     24
Special Gear     26
Peacetime     28
Timeline     29
Glossary     30
Finding Out More     31
Index     32
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