War

The story of a critical but relatively unknown branch of the navy involving some 144,000 men who served in the US Naval Armed Guard. There are 150 first-hand accounts from former guardsmen, as well as historical data telling how the US Naval Armed Guard's 6000 merchant ships transported supplies....

Mr. Dreamy saved my life. Now, he's staring at me like I'm his prey. The temperature outside may be subzero. But the heat between us is dangerously high. Cabin fever has never felt this good. Liam: Whitney was scared and alone. And f*cking stunning. I may have given society the finger But, then I...

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Nothing ever happens by accident. Ex-combat search and rescue officer Toby McClain had seen all aspects of humanity in his ten years of service until friendly fire took him out of action. But bitterness was something Toby could never do. He was alive. He had his family and, after being ambushed b...

Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion. Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought i...

American troops invaded North Africa in November 1942, but did not face serious resistance until the following February, when they finally tangled with Rommel's Afrika Korps--and the Germans gave the inexperienced Americans a nasty drubbing at Kasserine Pass. After this disaster, Gen. George Patt...

The story of history s greatest military operation and the commanders who nearly led it to success . . . This book not only tells the story of Operation Barbarossa but describes the expertise, skills, and decision-making powers of the men who directed it. The result is an illuminating look at the...

Cloth with dust jacket, 304 pages, 6.5x10", Appendix (locomotive citations), Endnotes, bibliography, index, 100 illustrations.

2013. "Beginning with the B & O's reaction to John Brown's Raid in 1859 and ending with the demobilization of the Union Army in 1865, the overall strategy and poli...

After an opening chapter that describes the treatment of the Jews in German society, the focus shifts to the government and administration of the conquered countries—ranging from those nations with a substantial population of ethnic Germans to those, such as the Balkan states, where few, if any, ...

The ultimate companion to the greatest airborne battle of all time The greatest airborne operation in history commenced on September 17, 1944. Nine days later nearly four out five of the British 1st Airborne Division and their Polish comrades would be killed, wounded, or captured as Germany secur...

«Смерть на брудершафт» – название цикла из 10 повестей в экспериментальном жанре «роман-кино», призванном совместить литературный текст с визуальностью кинематографа. Повесть «Мука разбитого сердца» описывает драматичный эпизод Первой мировой войны – столкновение разведок в нейтральной Швейцарии ...

Subtitled "A Tale of Adventure on Land and Sea with Tod Moran, Third Mate of the Tramp Steamer "Araby"".

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Roger Michael Easton IV, better known as Rowdy, flouted the family’s Naval tradition to enlist the Marines—not as an officer, but a ground-pounding grunt. He never expected to see as much combat or valor as he did in the field, but every engagement furthered his commitment to his brothers in arms...

Alaska’s windswept Aleutian Island chain arcs for over a thousand miles toward Asia from the Alaska Peninsula. In this remote and hostile archipelago is Kiska Island, an uninhabited sub-arctic speck in the tempestuous Bering Sea. Few have the opportunity even to visit this island, but in June of ...

This highly illustrated title deals with the great blitzkrieg campaign of May/June 1940 as German forces poured through Holland and Belgium to confront the French and British. The campaign was audacious, relying on speed and feinting and maneuvers as much as superior force. In the end those quali...

Marine Gunnery Sergeant John “Crash” O’Malley has two goals for the immediate future. One, enjoy his liberty in New York City, and two, survive his deployment to Afghanistan. What he didn’t plan on is Trish. A guy can’t have a one-night stand with his best friend’s sister and then abandon her at ...

This text tells the true story of Stylianos Kyriakides who, against all odds, entered and triumphed in the 1946 Boston Marathon. Kyriakides ran not just to win, but to draw the world's attention to his home country, Greece, which had resisted Nazi occupation and was torn apart by civil war.

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One year, no drama, no heartbreak, and definitely no sex. When Army Ranger Miles Warren starts making future plans outside of his military career, marriage isn't even on the list. However, his nit-picky parents don't leave that decision up to him. If he wants access to his parent’s fortune—his in...