Download E-books The Mackinac Incident: A Thriller PDF

By Len McDougall

“Hums with rigidity. . . .Think Deliverance, toss in a few terrorists, and make the backwoods man the hero. Memorable.” —Booklist

Fifteen miles off the coast of latest Brunswick, Canada, a Soviet-era diesel submarine off-loads 4 males earlier than being intercepted through a U.S. military vessel patrolling the realm. the lads make up a group of al-Qaeda-trained experts expert within the black arts of terrorist struggle and are headed by way of a guy who has billions of bucks in oil funds with which to indulge his murderous fantasies. What they do subsequent will verify the fates of hundreds of thousands of Americans.

Rod Eliot, an getting older ex-con became survival professional, stands among them and the most devastating plots ever hatched through the deviated brain of a killer: to explode the five-mile-long Mackinac Bridge and detonate adequate plutonium to infect the world for many years. whilst an come upon with the bomb-toting terrorists happens deep within the woods of the higher Peninsula, Eliot unearths himself in a deadly cat-and-mouse online game without substitute yet to head head-to-head with those murderers. Rod could be the simply one that can cease them. yet he’s in over his head.

Due to Eliot’s checkered earlier, police officers have him pegged for the crimes that spread over the following couple of days. just one, a professional FBI agent who's on his path, thinks Eliot is blameless and is prepared to turn out it.

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Download E-books Air Force PDF

By Ian McPhedran

AIR strength tells the action-packed, inside of tale of the trendy Royal Australian Air strength, from East Timor and the Bali bombings to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Award-winning journalist and best-selling writer Ian McPhedran brings us gripping own money owed of fighter pilots' bombing raids over Iraq, secret agent planes over Afghanistan, the operational nerve centre of the center East battle and the supply of humanitarian reduction in global trouble-spots.

This compelling narrative of the RAAF's airplane, management, traditions and personalities comes at a time of swift switch, as know-how propels it into the following new release of air strength and the futuristic period of stealth.

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Download E-books Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain PDF

Summer, 1940: western Europe has been conquered, and all that stands among Hitler and the invasion of britain is the problem of air supremacy. And the RAF…

Hitler’s top-secret Directive No. sixteen, July 1940: ‘The English air strength needs to be crushed right down to such an quantity, that it may well not muster any energy of assault worthy stating opposed to the German advance.’

‘Fighter’ is Len Deighton’s exciting heritage of the consequent conflict of england – the aerial strive against among the RAF and the Luftwaffe that used to be fought over the summer season of 1940. Ex-RAF pilot Deighton has written a balanced learn of ideas and strategies that still expertly recounts the improvement of the aeroplanes that fought one another within the skies – the Spitfires and Messerschmitts – and of radar. in the back of the thoughts and strategies, and within the cockpits of the aeroplanes, are the lads introduced vividly to existence by means of Deighton’s ability as a novelist.

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Download E-books The British Army on Campaign (1): 1816-1853 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 193) PDF

By Michael Barthorp

Even if the interval among the tip of the Napoleonic Wars and the Crimean battle has been referred to as 'the lengthy peace', so far as the British military (and the Honourable East India corporation) have been involved, it used to be to determine a nearly continuous sequence of campaigns and expeditions internationally. such a lot have been fought within the defence, or extra enlargement, of the British Empire. this primary of 4 volumes by means of Michael Barthorp detailing the British military on crusade from 1815-1902, centres at the campaigns within the eventful interval from 1816-53: the regiments which took half; the strategies hired; and the altering nature of uniforms and equipment.

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Download E-books 18th-Century Highlanders (Men-at-Arms) PDF

By Stuart Reid

The recent forty third Regiment shaped in 1739 not just wore bonnets, yet had brief jackets rather than coats, and belted plaids rather than breeches. as well as their firelocks and bayonets they have been armed with Scots broadswords, pistols and dirks. within the early days some of them will also have carried round shields or objectives. The British military was once by no means to be an analogous back. Stuart Reid explores the background, garments and gear of the 18th-century Highland regiments, and explores quite a few battles, similar to the Black Watch Mutiny of 1743 and the Jaconite emerging of 1745, in a textual content complemented by means of a mess of pictures and illustrations, together with complete color plates.

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Download E-books Spanish Galleon 1530-1690 (New Vanguard) PDF

By Angus Konstam

In the course of the heart decade of the sixteenth century a brand new kind of crusing vessel emerged, designed to hold the wealth of the Americas to Spain. This was once the galleon, and over the following century those vessels could serve Spain good as treasure ships and warships, changing into an emblem of Spanish strength and wealth in the course of the interval. the improvement and development of the Spanish galleon are mentioned during this booklet, and the ordnance and crewing had to produce and hold those stately vessels is roofed. the writer additionally examines the function of the galleon as a treasure send, and describes how those ships have been manned and fought in motion.

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Download E-books Day of Wrath PDF

By Larry Bond

Prince Ibrahim al Saud is a member of the Saudi royal relatives and a super foreign businessman with a private fortune worthy billions of greenbacks. he's additionally the world's most deadly terrorist, having bought nuclear guns from Russia's corrupt army. merely humans stand in his means: U.S. military Colonel Peter Thorn and FBI certain Agent Helen grey. Following a path that leads from the previous Soviet Union, throughout Europe, and at last to the United States, the 2 locate themselves hunted via the very humans they're attempting to protect...and time is working out.

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Download E-books The Spanish Civil War 1936-39 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 74) PDF

By Patrick Turnbull

Through the spring of 1936 an armed conflict was once coming near near among the forces of Spain's severe Left and severe correct. considered principally as a war of words among democracy and fascism, the ensuing civil warfare proved to be of huge foreign importance. Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy intervened to help common Franco, whereas the Soviet Union got here to assistance from the Republican forces. This ebook explains the history to the struggle and charts the process the approximately three-year lengthy clash via to common Franco's victory. pictures and color plates illustrate the uniforms and gear of the Republican and Nationalist armies.

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Download E-books ...and a hard rain fell: A GI's True Story of the War in Vietnam PDF

By John Ketwig

"A magnetic, bloody, relocating, and worm's-eye view of soldiering in Vietnam, an account that's from the 1st web page to final a wound that may by no means heal. A searing reward to his country."-Kirkus Reviews

The vintage Vietnam struggle memoir, ...and a troublesome rain fell is the unforgettable tale of a veteran's rage and the unflinching portrait of a tender soldier's odyssey from the roads of upstate long island to the jungles of Vietnam. up to date for its twentieth anniversary with a brand new afterword at the Iraq battle and its parallels to Vietnam, John Ketwig's message is as appropriate at the present time because it used to be two decades ago.

"Solidly powerful. He describes with ingenuous power and actual language that point and place."-Library Journal
"Perhaps as evocative of that lousy time in Vietnam because the nice fictions...a wild surreal account, at its most sensible as strong as Celine's darkling writing of global struggle One."-Washington Post

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Download E-books British Cavalry Equipments 1800-1941 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 138) PDF

By Mike Chappell

From the hole years of the nineteenth century, which observed the 1st strikes in the direction of standardisation and the beginnings of the loss of life of the process which allowed the colonels of regiments lots say within the equipping in their troops, during the affects of the Napoleonic Wars to the inevitable death of the pony in army provider caused via the mechanisation sooner than the second one global struggle, this authoritative textual content examines intimately the ancient improvement of British cavalry apparatus 1800-1941.

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