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⤛ [PDF]-  ᜆ The Rough Riders: (A Modern Library E-Book)  ⥷ By Theodore Roosevelt 䓔 ⤛ [PDF]- ᜆ The Rough Riders: (A Modern Library E-Book) ⥷ By Theodore Roosevelt 䓔 The fight was now on in good earnest, and the Spaniards on the hills were engaged in heavy volley firing The Mauser bullets drove in sheets through the trees and the tall jungle grass, making a peculiar whirring or rustling sound some of the bullets seemed to pop in the air, so that we thought they were explosive and, indeed, many of those which were coated with brass did explode, in the sense that the brass coat was ripped off, making a thin plate of hard metal with a jagged edge, which inflicted a ghastly wound These bullets were shot from a.45 calibre rifle carrying smokeless powder, which was much used by the guerillas and irregular Spanish troops The Mauser bullets themselves made a small clean hole, with the result that the wound healed in a most astonishing manner One or two of our men who were shot in the head had the skull blown open, but elsewhere the wounds from the minute steel coated bullet, with its very high velocity, were certainly nothing like as serious as those made by the old large calibre, low power rifle If a man was shot through the heart, spine, or brain he was, of course, killed instantly but very few of the wounded died even under the appalling conditions which prevailed, owing to the lack of attendance and supplies in the field hospitals with the army While we were lying in reserve we were suffering nearly as much as afterward when we charged I think that the bulk of the Spanish fire was practically unaimed, or at least not aimed at any particular man, and only occasionally at a particular body of men but they swept the whole field of battle up to the edge of the river, and man after man in our ranks fell dead or wounded, although I had the troopers scattered out far apart, taking advantage of every scrap of cover Devereux was dangerously shot while he lay with his men on the edge of the river A young West Point cadet, Ernest Haskell, who had taken his holiday with us as an acting second lieutenant, was shot through the stomach he had shown great coolness and gallantry, which he displayed to an even marked degree after being wounded, shaking my hand and saying, all right, Colonel, I m going to get well Don t bother about me, and don t let any man come away with me When I shook hands with him, I thought he would surely die yet he recovered The most serious loss that I and the regiment could have suffered befell just before we charged Bucky O Neill was strolling up and down in front of his men, smoking his cigarette, for he was inveterately addicted to the habit He had a theory that an officer ought never to take cover a theory which was, of course, wrong, though in a volunteer organization the officers should certainly expose themselves very fully, simply for the effect on the men our regimental toast on the transport running, The officers may the war last until each is killed, wounded, or promoted As O Neill moved to and fro, his men begged him to lie down, and one of the sergeants said, Captain, a bullet is sure to hit you O Neill took his cigarette out of his mouth, and blowing out a cloud of smoke laughed and said, Sergeant, the Spanish bullet isn t made that will kill me A little later he discussed for a moment with one of the regular officers the direction from which the Spanish fire was coming As he turned on his heel a bullet struck him in the mouth and came out at the back of his head so that even before he fell his wild and gallant soul had gone out into the darkness.In 1898, as the Spanish American War was escalating, Theodore Roosevelt assembled an improbable regiment of Ivy Leaguers, cowboys, Native Americans, African Americans, and Western Territory land speculators This group of men, which became known as the Rough Riders, trained for four weeks in the Texas desert and then set sail for Cuba Over the course of the summer, Roosevelt s Rough Riders fought valiantly, and sometimes recklessly, in the Cuban foothills, incurring casualties at a far greater rate than the Spanish Roosevelt kept a detailed diary from the time he left Washington until his triumphant return from Cuba later that year The Rough Riders was published to instant acclaim in 1899.Robust in its style and mesmerizing in its account of battle, it is exhilarating, illuminating, and utterly essential reading for every armchair historian and at home general The books in the Modern Library War series have been chosen by series editor Caleb Carr according to the significance of their subject matter, their contribution to the field of military history, and their literary merit. 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    • The Rough Riders: (A Modern Library E-Book)
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    • 262 pages
    • Theodore Roosevelt
    • Anglais
    • 19 September 2016

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