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Download E-books Napoleon's Polish Troops (Men-at-Arms) PDF

By Otto von Pivka

In 1795 the dominion of Poland fell prey to her enhanced acquaintances, Russia, Prussia and Austria. Following the loss of life of the king of Poland in 1798, his country was once divided between those 3 neighboring powers. France grew to become more and more concerned, and protested at Poland's remedy, providing shelter for Polish exiles. On October
11th, 1796, the Polish Legion was once shaped within the French military via normal Dombrowski and Napoleon. This booklet covers the uniforms, gown, association and kit of the infantry, artillery, and cavalry of Napoleon's Polish Troops. one of the cavalry devices lined are the Chasseurs and Lancers. This name additionally presents a precis of the Polish divisions' campaigns in Spain, Russia and inside of Poland itself.

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Download E-books Traitor? PDF

Terry C. Holdbrooks, Jr. had loads of expectancies from becoming a member of the army. He was hoping to turn into a greater American, a greater soldier, a greater individual. He could by no means have notion, in his wildest atheist goals, that he may develop into a Muslim. "Traitor?" is the tale of an American soldier's trip to Islam having came across it within the 'armpit of the world', Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Download E-books Force of Eagles PDF

The sequel to "The Warbirds", this is often the tale of a rescue undertaking to avoid wasting 282 POWs from an Iranian felony. Colonel Rupert Stansell heads an unbeatable workforce and he needs to arrange himself for a raid that's too mystery for his males to grasp and too risky for his males to fail.

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Download E-books The American Indian Wars 1860-90 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 63) PDF

By Philip Katcher

The yank Indian Wars, the main recognized of that have been fought at the nice Western plains among 1860 and 1890, have been one of the so much tragic of all conflicts ever fought. To the victor went at the very least the entire domination of the continent, to the loser overall extinction. Accustomed basically to small scale skirmishing and raiding, the Indians have been doomed from the beginning. they'd by no means fought a European-style warfare with its consistent strain and co-ordinated ideas. Philip Katcher information the armies of either side, paying specific recognition to their association and uniforms.

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Download E-books Wellington's Specialist Troops (Men-at-Arms) PDF

The expert troops of Wellington's military performed a very important position within the good fortune of the British military. although frequently understaffed and ineptly controlled, the artillery, engineers, shipping and commissariat, and scientific prone contributed to Wellington's final victory in 1815. The Royal Artillery and Corps of Royal Engineers comprised a small variety of hugely educated officials, whereas the commissariat was once composed of untrained civilians outdoor army self-discipline, and the clinical companies suffered from a scarcity of educated surgeons. This richly illustrated ebook examines the association, uniforms and gear of every of those professional departments.

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Download E-books Afghanistan Cave Complexes 1979-2004: Mountain strongholds of the Mujahideen, Taliban & Al Qaeda (Fortress) PDF

By Mir Bahmanyar

Following the Soviet invasion in 1979, the Mujahideen defenders of Afghanistan constructed and bolstered many common cave platforms to take advantage of as offer bases and protective positions. The Taliban and Al Qaeda additional bolstered those positions within the Nineties. Following the occasions of September eleven, 2001, those cave structures have once again come to prominence and websites comparable to Tora Bora and Zhawar Kili have featured in information headlines worldwide. This name offers an research of those caves and underground structures, and discusses the U.S.-led Coalition's tactical method of dislodging the enemy from those fortified positions.

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Download E-books The Devil's Light: A Novel PDF

By Richard North Patterson

Now in a top rate edition—a ripped-from-the-headlines mystery approximately an act of nuclear terrorism plotted by way of Al Qaeda, and the CIA officer who needs to locate the weapon earlier than it factors the center East to head up in flames.

THE DEVIL’S gentle tells the tale of an AL Qeda operative named Amer Al Zaroor, who, on orders from Osama Bin encumbered, directs the robbery of a nuclear weapon from the Pakistani army, after which transports it towards its meant objective, Israel. in the meantime Bin encumbered pronounces to the area that he'll make a tremendous terrorist strike on 9/11/10, the 10th anniversary of 9-11. Deep within Washington, Brooke Chandler, a CIA operative whose disguise was once blown by means of an incompetent colleague in Lebanon, thinks he is familiar with how the bomb is being moved towards its objective and the way to discover it. First he needs to conquer the skepticism of the CIA and the White condominium, after which he needs to locate the bomb and disable or detonate it ahead of it explanations the center East to move up in flames.

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Download E-books Stealth Boat: Fighting the Cold War in a Fast Attack Submarine PDF

By Gannon McHale

Stealth Boat is a memoir of Gannon McHale's years within the U.S. military and of the boys he served with within the Submarine provider among 1967 and 1970, and a few of what they comprehensive and skilled in the course of that point. it's my additionally his remembrance of what it used to be wish to develop up aboard a nuclear powered quickly assault Submarine. McHale stated aboard USS Sturgeon (SSN 637) nonetheless a boy, and left a tender guy. This was once an important interval in his own improvement, and it profoundly affected the best way he has lived the remainder of his lifestyles. for a few years any public dialogue of the undertaking of quick assault submarines through the chilly battle has been strictly guarded. the liberty of knowledge Act now permits us to appear again at a interval in our nation’s heritage that's worthy remembering, and the half performed by way of the U.S Submarine provider in profitable that conflict is indisputable. the US within the past due 1960’s used to be tortured by means of inner and exterior clash. The warfare in Vietnam was once unpopular and the Draft was once nonetheless in operation.At the age of 19 hundreds of thousands of younger American males confronted the likelihood of being drafted and despatched to struggle a conflict that lots of them didn't think in. a few fled the rustic, others have been drafted, and lots of extra just like the writer selected to be proactive approximately their army provider and enlisted. His booklet makes a speciality of a number of males who did simply that, and within the approach grew to become lifelong neighbors.

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Download E-books Delta Force: A Memoir by the Founder of the U.S. Military's Most Secretive Special-Operations Unit PDF

By Charlie A. Beckwith

The definitive insider's account of the U.S. Army's such a lot elite and secretive special-ops unit, written through the mythical founder and primary commanding officer of Delta Force

Wanted: Volunteers for undertaking Delta. Will warrantly you a medal. A physique bag. Or both. With this name to hands, Charlie Beckwith revolutionized American armed strive against. Beckwith's acclaimed memoir tells the tale of Delta strength ("the Army's so much elite commando unit."—Los Angeles Times) as purely its maverick author may perhaps inform it—from the bloody baptism of Vietnam to the top-secret education grounds of North Carolina to political battles within the higher degrees of the Pentagon itself. this can be the heart-pounding, first-person, insider's view of the missions that made Delta strength legendary.

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