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Download E-books A Few Good Women: America's Military Women from World War I to the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan PDF

By Evelyn Monahan

 In this riveting narrative historical past, ladies veterans from the area wars, Vietnam, the Gulf struggle, Afghanistan, and Iraq inform their impressive stories.

Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee spent fifteen years combing via files, journals, histories, and information stories, and amassing hundreds of thousands of eyewitness debts, letters, and interviews for this unparalleled chronicle of America’s “few solid women.” ladies this day make up greater than fifteen percentage of the U.S. defense force and serve along males in virtually each ability. listed below are the tales of the battles those girls fought to march beside their brothers, their stories of braveness and fortitude, of indignities continued, of injustices conquer, of the blood they’ve shed and the comrades they’ve misplaced, and the demanding situations they nonetheless face within the twenty-first century.

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Download E-books Wingman#5:Twisted Cross PDF

After 4 brutal years less than the rule of thumb of the insane Russian New Order, the US is ultimately unfastened back, because of top-gun jet fighter, Hawk Hunter. yet a terrifying new risk looms at the southern border. A power-mad military of neo-Nazis plans to break the Panama Canal with nuclear time bombs except their calls for for gold are met. Now, Hunter, "The Wingman", needs to cease them--or the newly reborn U.S. will die in its infancy.

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Download E-books Dutch-Belgian Troops of the Napoleonic Wars (Men-at-Arms) PDF

By Otto von Pivka

In a determined try and cease the trafficking of British items, Napoleon absorbed Holland, elements of Westfalia, the Duchy of Oldenburg and the Hanseatic cities of Hamburg, Bremen and Lübeck into Metropolitan France in 1810. The armies raised from those components fought as allies of the French or as a part of France itself from 1795 to 1813. This booklet examines the historical past, uniforms, orders of conflict and colors and criteria of the troops from the Batavian Republic and its short-lived prestige because the state of Holland. The textual content is improved with a variety of illustrations, together with maps, charts and distinct color plates.

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Download E-books Donitz, U-Boats, Convoys: The British Version of His Memoirs from the Admiralty's Secret Anti-Submarine Reports PDF

By Jak P. Mallmann Showell

The memoirs of Admiral Karl Dönitz, Ten Years and Twenty Days, are a desirable first-hand account of the conflict of the Atlantic as obvious from the headquarters of the U-boat fleet. Now, for the 1st time famous naval historian Jak P. Mallmann Showell has mixed Dönitz’s memoirs in a parallel textual content with the British Admiralty’s mystery per 30 days Anti-Submarine studies to supply a distinct view of the U-boat conflict because it was once perceived on the time by means of either sides.

The British per 30 days Anti-Submarine reviews have been labeled files issued simply to senior officials looking U-boats, and have been speculated to were lower back to the Admiralty and destroyed on the finish of the struggle, yet by accident a collection survived within the documents of the Royal Navy’s Submarine Museum in Gosport, permitting the reader a hitherto unavailable perception into the British view of the conflict of the Atlantic because it was once being fought.

Together with the author’s observation including info that was once both unknown or too mystery to bare on the time, this booklet offers most likely the main entire modern account of the determined fight within the North Atlantic within the moment global conflict.

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Download E-books American Knights: The Untold Story of the Men of the Legendary 601st Tank Destroyer Battalion (General Military) PDF

An unmissable white-knuckle journey from the Kasserine go to Anzio, Operation Dragoon to the ultimate assaults at the 3rd Reich, this can be the gripping tale of the boys and machines that took on Nazi Germany's most sensible. This ebook not just finds the technical info and origins of the 601st Tank Destroyer Battalion, it areas the reader at the entrance traces of the ecu battle.

As the struggle swung within the want of the Allies, it grew to become transparent that no ultimate defeat of the 3rd Reich will be attainable until eventually the armored monsters of the Panzerwaffe have been defeated. yet who may, or perhaps may well, tackle the amazing Tigers and Panthers, only a handful of whom might cease whole formations of their tracks? the reply lay with the formation of a brand new form of unit, the Tank Destroyer Batallion. this is often the tale of the lads and machines who made up the first actual Tank Destroyer Batallion, the 601st, from their specific education and formation, to the ultimate, determined battles within the middle of Nazi Germany. choked with infrequent fabric, letters, diaries and unpupublished images, this is often an severe and intimate chronicle of the boys who fought the Panzers in an impressive 10 campaigns and 546 days of deadly strive against. Re-live the thrill and terror of combating the simplest the Wehrmacht and SS needed to supply, in each significant crusade within the West.

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Download E-books Irregular Army: How the US Military Recruited Neo-Nazis, Gang Members, and Criminals to Fight the War on Terror PDF

By Matt Kennard

Because the release of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars—now the longest wars in American history—the US army has struggled to recruit troops. It has answered, as Matt Kennard’s explosive investigative file makes transparent, through establishing its doorways to neo-Nazis, white supremacists, gang participants, criminals of all stripes, the obese, and the mentally sick. in keeping with a number of years of reporting, Irregular military includes broad interviews with extremist veterans and leaders of far-right hate groups—who spoke overtly in their eagerness to have their fans collect army education for a coming household race warfare. As a file commissioned by means of the dep. of protection itself placed it, “Effectively, the army has a ‘don’t ask, don’t inform’ coverage referring to extremism.”

Irregular Army connects a number of the warfare on Terror’s worst crimes to this opening-up of the USA army. With thousands of veterans now again within the US and family extremism at the upward thrust, Kennard’s ebook is a stark caution approximately capability risks dealing with Americans—from their very own squaddies.

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Download E-books Across the Fence PDF

By John Stryker Meyer

For 8 years, a ways past the battlefields of Vietnam and the glare of media distortions, American eco-friendly Berets fought a perilous mystery battle in Laos and Cambodia less than the aegis of the head mystery army counsel Command Vietnam – experiences and Observations workforce, or SOG.

Go deep into the jungle with 5 SOG warriors surrounded by means of 10,000 enemy troops as they stack up the lifeless to construct a human buttress for defense. Witness a eco-friendly Beret, shot within the again 4 instances and left for useless, who survives to struggle savagely opposed to outstanding odds to accomplish his missions.

Shudder as an enemy soldier touches a eco-friendly Beret’s boot at midnight of evening. flinch as a Sergeant on SOG Spike staff Louisiana calls in an air strike on his staff to damage an enemy’s wave assault. A group member dies immediately, and a eco-friendly Beret has an out-of-body event as he watches his leg get blown off.

“As the commander of SOG, i will say that “Across the Fence” appropriately displays why the key conflict used to be unsafe for our troops and so lethal for the enemy.
– significant basic John okay. Singlaub (U. S. military Ret.)

Black Ops informed with the terrifying readability that just one who was once there can inform it.
– W.E.B. Griffin & William E. Butterworth IV

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Download E-books Battle for the Falklands (3): Air Forces (Men-at-Arms, Volume 135) PDF

By Roy Braybrook

Through the Falklands clash of 1982, airplane (both mounted and rotary-wing) have been of an important value to each side: in relocating reinforcements quick around the sea and over the islands, in attacking floor vessels, and in supplying defense opposed to assaults from either above and lower than the waves. The position of air strength was once therefore to help pleasant floor forces in theirs. hence, the air fingers of the 2 antagonists functioned in what used to be basically a assisting position, yet however an essential one.

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Download E-books The Fighting Canadians: Our Regimental History from New France to Afghanistan PDF

By David Bercuson

Within the combating Canadians, David J. Bercuson tells Canadian historical past during the eyes, ears and hues of Canadian regiments. From the seventeenth century, while the " stable Regiment," the Carignan-salières, fought the Mohawks at Courcelles, to the Newfoundland Regiment's valiant yet brutal stand at Beaumont-Hamel within the conflict of the Somme, from the Winnipeg Grenadiers'engagement with the japanese within the conflict of Hong Kong to the Princess Patricias'trial via hearth within the warfare in Afghanistan, Bercuson tells the tale of courageous women and men at battle. The battling Canadians is a party of and a testomony to the centuries-old culture that lives directly to today, a venerable approach that these now battling in Afghanistan rely on as they, too, face a bad yet important activity.

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