The Sudan Campaigns 1881-98 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 59)

By Robert Wilkinson-Latham

Within the Sudan in 1881 an imprecise son of a chippie suggested himself the 'Mahdi' or 'Guided one of many Prophet', the long-expected Messiah of the Islamic religion. His impression used to be so powerful that Egypt (co-ruled through Britain and France) was once plunged into warfare. Robert Wilkinson-Latham presents an soaking up account of the Sudan campaigns, together with the siege of Khartoum, the unpredictable common Charles Gordon, and the Nile excursion. the writer information the organization and fortunes of all forces concerned, portray a desirable photo of where and its peoples from 1881-98.

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The Women Who Wrote the War: The Riveting Saga of World War II's Daredevil Women Correspondents

By Nancy Cladwell Sorel

The compelling story of 100 courageous American ladies who after leaving their households joined combat-zone battling in the course of global battle II to chronicle and record faithfully again to the States. Nancy Sorel's portrait will pay homage to those unsung heroes. They got here from Boston, ny, Milwaukee, and St. Louis; from Yakima, Washington; Austin, Texas; and Sioux urban, Iowa; from San Francisco and all issues east. They left cozy houses and secure atmosphere for combat-zone accountability. As girls warfare correspondents, they delivered to the battlefields of global conflict II a clean optic, and stated again domestic what they witnessed with a brand new sensibility. Their adventure was once straight away wide-ranging and intimate, devastating at one second, heartwarming the subsequent. during this vital and well timed e-book, Nancy Sorel eloquently demonstrates the position they performed in bringing the battle to the people again domestic. of their ranks we stumble upon world-famous photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White, the one western photographer to hide the Nazi invasion of the USSR and one of the first to picture Buchenwald; Martha Gellhhorn, author and spouse of Ernest Hemingway, who said the risk of fascism from the start; Lee Miller, mythical photographer, famously snapped taking a tub in Hitler's tub in 1945; the recent Yorker'sJanet Flanner, recording in her "Letter from Paris" the awful realities of lifestyles in post-liberation France; and Marguerite Higgins, who dared input the focus camp at Dachau simply prior to the yankee military. those courageous journalists and dozens extra shaped the the most important hyperlink within the lengthy chain of women's fight for complete equality in a occupation hitherto ruled through males. In her image, seamless narrative, Nancy Sorel weaves jointly the lives and occasions of those gutsy, incomparable ladies, assuring them their rightful position during this century's history.

Note: Overdrive didn't have the ISBN for this booklet, so I used the ISBN quantity at the Amazon directory for the actual replica of the ebook positioned here:
http://www.amazon.com/Women-Who-Wrote-War/dp/1559704934/

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The Eastern Front 1914-1917

By Norman Stone

A groundbreaking ancient examine, Norman Stone's The japanese entrance 1914-1917 was the first actual authoritative account of the Russian entrance in global conflict I to be released within the West. during this now-classic historical past he dispels the myths surrounding a nonetheless really little-known point of the battle, exhibiting how inefficiency instead of financial scarcity ended in Russia's determined privations and eventual retreat. He additionally translates the relationship among the struggle and the chaos that undefined, arguing that even if struggling with had nearly ceased via the top of 1916, Russia was once nonetheless in turmoil—undergoing a interval of switch that will inexorably lead in the direction of revolution.

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The Enemy Within

By Larry Bond, Patrick Larkin

America's greatest towns are in flames. Its majestic landmarks are in ruins. Oceans and limits provide no safety. it's the first subtle, intelligently deliberate, and completely ruthless terrorist crusade waged on U.S. soil. As nationwide leaders, armies, and synthetic intelligence try to win the novel conflict, men--once associates, now adversaries to the death--race to a decisive war of words.

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F-86 Sabre (Walk Around, Volume 21)

By Larry Davis

With its origins within the final months of WWII, the F-86 Sabre first entered provider with the USAF in 1949. The F-86 kept the day after the outlet of hostilities in Korea, the place the USA and her Allies discovered themseslves outmatched within the air through the North Korean MiG-15. in the course of the Korean struggle, F-86s shot down 800 MiGs, in comparison to the lack of an insignificant seventy eight Sabres. This name indicates an in-depth examine the F-86A, E, and F day combatants throughout the Korean struggle and past. comprises particular assurance of engines, cockpits, touchdown equipment, and guns. Illustrated with 103 b/w and eighty three colour images, forty six colour drawings, 20 b/w line drawings. Davis; eighty pages.

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Dreamland (Dreamland, Book 1)

By Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice

The beast is alive and prowling the excessive seas. As extremist Islamic pirates, armed and supported by means of a strong Saudi terrorist, prey on civilian vessels within the Gulf of Aden, the United States aggressively solutions with critical muscle -- a next-generation littoral warship with a whole diversity of computerized guns structures that the enemy has dubbed "Satan's Tail." even though, unexpected technological difficulties mixed with the suicidal traits of a fanatical foe suggest aid is required from above -- and 2 Dreamland's outstanding Megafortresses and their Flighthawk escorts are dispatched to the warfare zone.But sour specialist rivalries threaten to wreck, even perhaps spoil, the venture, as a vengeful opponent takes good thing about the disruption -- to reinforce his outlaw military and set its attractions horrifically excessive -- elevating the stakes in a conflict the U.S. and the realm easily can't come up with the money for to lose.

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The Road to En-dor: A True Story of Cunning Wartime Escape

By E.H. Jones

I them on a trip into nightmares, as what looked to be an easy break out plan (simple? A lunatic get away plan of endless complexity and unlikelihood, extra like) transmuted and reworked' Neil Gaiman, from the foreword Captured through the First global conflict, Lieutenant E.H. Jones and Lieutenant C.W. Hill are prisoners of conflict on the Yozgad legal camp in Turkey. with out finish to the struggle in sight and to avoid wasting themselves from boredom, the prisoners locate the belief of constructing of a makeshift Ouija board to maintain themselves entertained. yet Jones, it seems, has a average ability for manipulating his fellow inmates, and Hill ably fulfils the position of magician's assistant and companion in crime. As their deception succeeds past their wildest mind's eye, different chances start to emerge. What if this new-found pastime might be placed to raised use? jointly Jones and Hill conjure up a virtually unimaginable plot to dupe their captors into atmosphere them loose, that includes séances, ghost-guided treasure hunts and faked suicides. A runaway luck whilst fi rst released, this precise life-story is a notable story of braveness, ingenuity and resilience within the face of adversity. This fresh version includes never-before-seen letters and images, an creation from the descendants of E.H. Jones and a foreword by way of Neil Gaiman and is released along a unfastened significant other publication containing much more attention-grabbing fabric.

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M109 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer 1960-2005 (New Vanguard)

Getting into carrier within the early Nineteen Sixties, the M109 Self-Propelled Howitzer has been in construction for 34 years and kinds the spine folks military and Reserve artillery devices. The M109A6 is the newest improvement of the M109 sequence and accommodates complex fireplace regulate platforms that let it to have its first rounds heading in the right direction under 60 seconds after arriving at firing situation. This skill to shift fast among relocating and firing modes avoids counter battery fireplace and guarantees battlefield survivability. This e-book info a magnificent and flexible weapon that has served worldwide in Southeast Asia and in Operations wilderness protect and desolate tract typhoon.

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For the Common Defense: A Military History of the United States from 1607 to 2012

By Allan R. Millett, Peter Maslowski, William B. Feis

Known as “the preeminent survey of yankee army history” by means of Russell F. Weigley, America’s prime army historian, For the typical safety is a vital contribution to the sphere of army background. This conscientiously researched 3rd variation offers the main whole and present background of usa safety coverage and armed forces associations and the behavior of America’s wars. with no diminishing the worth of its past variations, authors Allan R. Millett, Peter Maslowski, and William B. Feis offer a clean viewpoint at the carrying on with matters that signify nationwide protection coverage. they've got up to date the paintings with new fabric protecting approximately 20 years of scholarship, together with the heritage of the yankee army event within the Balkans and Somalia, reading the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2001 to 2012, and delivering new chapters at the Vietnam War.

For the typical safeguard examines the nation’s pluralistic army associations in either peace and conflict, the tangled civil-military kinfolk that created the country’s dedication to civilian keep watch over of the army, the armed forces’ expanding nationalization and professionalization, and America’s starting to be reliance on subtle applied sciences spawned by way of the economic Revolution and the pc and knowledge a long time. This variation can be a well timed reminder that vigilance is certainly the cost of liberty yet that vigilance has continuously been—and maintains to be—a high priced, complicated, and contentious project in an international that constantly assessments America’s willingness and skill to supply for the typical safeguard.

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Hawk (The Quiet Professionals)

By Ronie Kendig

Raptor s communications specialist, employees Sergeant Brian “Hawk Bledsoe is being affected by his internal demons, leaving him at the verge of an “other than honorable discharge. Plagued with corrupted intel, Raptor group maintains to trace down the terrorist enjoying chess with their lives. Afghan pilot Fekiria Haidary is devastated while a structures glitch on her airplane forces a guns release on a secure aim. And while the lethal bombing separates Brian from the staff, he needs to make an very unlikely selection: keep his brothers-in-arms, or store the girl and kids counting on him to outlive a brutal snowstorm.

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