Download Hard Chargers from the Sky: A passage through the Vietnam by Peter Henry,James "Gehrig" Harris PDF

By Peter Henry,James "Gehrig" Harris

Hard Chargers from the Sky bargains with one of many riskiest—and craziest—airmobile artillery operations in army historical past.

Lieutenant Ryan "Rye" Enders arrives in Vietnam unassigned and selects a rear aid First Cavalry artillery unit. he is useless unsuitable! Armchair generals in Washington have devised an test, to drop his 6 0.5 ton weapons and 127 males at the North Viet Army—a determined gamble to win the conflict. every one project from the sky has much less probability of survival as Rye lifts his battery into brutal battles opposed to the NVA, Russian tanks and artillery.

In the conflict to retake Hue within the Tet Offensive, his weapons hearth simply ft in entrance of the yankee troops because the retake Hue building-by-building,and depart town in damage. He drops his weapons at the North Vietnamese military and takes-on thetroops, artillery, and tanks within the conflict for Khe Sanh. He and Jimmie volunteer to come back to the deserted marine base in Khe Sanh below siege to tug the artillery out and shop marines left behind--no guy left at the back of, and turn into the final americans status. 3 weeks to his departure date, he airlifts weapons and twenty-seven males thirty-seven miles contained in the enemy stronghold of A Shau, the "Valley of demise" in a suicide venture. Will they make it out?

He and a triage nurse locate love as "damaged goods".

Under assault from his personal air strength, uncovered to Agent Orange, he needs to reconcile the killer he is develop into and the futility of war.

The conversation and activities are genuine, as skilled by way of this writer in Vietnam, September 1967-8. He served as a Lieutenant within the U.S military. From September 1966-November 1967 he was once an teacher of Gunnery on the Artillery and Missile university, toes Sill Oklahoma. He served in Vietnam September 1967-1968. in the course of September-November 1967 he commanded the Battalion hearth course heart, 1/30th Battalion, Vietnam as a second Lieutenant. in the course of November 1967-September 1968 he commanded the Alpha Battery weapons, 1/30th Artillery, First Cavalry department as a 1st Lieutenant and government Officer. He was once provided Bronze famous person Medals with Valor, a Bronze celebrity Medal for Meritorious carrier, and The Vietnamese move Of Gallantry with Silver celebrity from the Vietnamese govt. furthermore, his unit earned a few citations. he's a surviving sufferer of Agent Orange. He holds a level in English from St. Lawrence collage with a focus in inventive writing, and has pursued graduate paintings in legislation and economics. He has held govt positions in info structures with significant agencies and has released a number of company articles. Hard Chargers From The Sky is his first novel. He has started paintings on a moment novel, Overboard at the Taconite Express.

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Download Guerra e trementina (Romanzi e racconti) (Italian Edition) by Stefan Hertmans,Laura Pignatti PDF

By Stefan Hertmans,Laura Pignatti

Vincitore del prestigioso Golden Book-Owl 2014, premio del pubblico.

Un grande romanzo sull'amore, l. a. guerra e l'arte, che si nutre della testimonianza di chi ha vissuto nelle trincee delle Fiandre occidentali. Prima di morire, Urbain Martin consegna al nipote i suoi diari e tra quelle pagine c'è l. a. vita di un ragazzo di tredici anni che sognava di fare il pittore e che lo scoppio della prima guerra mondiale ha trascinato su uno dei fronti più crudeli del conflitto. L'orrore vissuto, con le sue storie di paura e coraggio, e un grande amore perduto consistent with sempre ritorneranno silenziosi sulle tele cui Urbain dedicherà tutta l. a. vita, tracciando l'affascinante ritratto di un uomo che sopravvive alle grandi tragedie del secolo, portando con sé i segreti della sua famiglia.

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Download Aftermath of 9/11 by C W 2 Floyd F Dickerson PDF

By C W 2 Floyd F Dickerson

This ebook is a fiction novel, in accordance with real occasions of the terroristic assault at the dual exchange Towers in long island, yet, with a fictional tale line. the tale is set fictional personality Stanley Morrison, who will get focused on covert operations to wreck a hazard to the USA of the USA whereas while offering the US with adequate funds to wipe out this country’s nationwide debt. it's either interesting, and, patriotic in nature, supplying the reader with the sort of rush of pleasure that it'll tough to forestall analyzing it.

The writer, Floyd F Dickerson, is a printed writer, a retired army Warrant Officer, having spent the final 21-plus years operating in defense, and, who has levels in company administration and enterprise management. he's married, has 10 teenagers, 20 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren. He presently works a full-time task in protection in addition to writing books.

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Download Hatred is the key by Graham Sclater PDF

By Graham Sclater

The early 1800’s used to be a tricky time for England. Already at conflict with France and Napoleon Bonaparte, the monetary pressure used to be extra elevated while it entered right into a struggle with the USA. The struggle of 1812 occasionally known as “the moment warfare of Independence” was once fought among the USA and nice Britain from 1812 to 1814.

English instituted large maritime barricades of eu ports to avoid American ships assisting the French. The ensuing seizures of yankee service provider delivery quick introduced calls for for retaliation from the us.

On June 18, 1812, the USA declared struggle on nice Britain. shortly they known as for an invasion of Canada. The preliminary American successes grew to become to a couple of defeats leading to English ships successfully blocking off the yankee sea coast and subjecting it to a sequence of hit and run raids and the seize of diverse ships.

In 1814 with France collapsing, nice Britain introduced a few significant assaults on American towns, leading to the burning of the White condominium and different public structures. With the USA dealing with financial ruin, morale was once tremendous low.

The majority of the staff captured from the yankee ships have been transported to Plymouth in southwest England to spend their time in infamous Dartmoor legal, developed essentially via French Prisoners of conflict to deal with them and their countrymen.

However, the wealthy French aristocracy have been lucky. Their funds allowed the bribery of legal officials and paid for accommodations clear of the legal in what should be thought of to be sumptuous lodging with the neighborhood gentry and farms as far-off as Plymouth and Tavistock.

Despite the signing of the Treaty of Ghent on 24 December 1814, hundreds of thousands of yankee prisoners remained less than lock and key in Dartmoor legal present process persisted humiliation, close to hunger and loss of life within the cramped freezing stipulations. The prisoners have been infested with enormous quantities of ”creepers” and the serious overcrowding ended in a number of the prisoners snoozing uncomfortably at the roof trusses of the chapel roof means up within the cock loft.

The basically respite used to be the chance for the prisoners to carve and sculptor animal bones and barter (at the barter gate) with the farmers for clean neighborhood greens and bring. Uniquely, to Dartmoor felony, an everyday industry was once manage contained in the criminal, the place the area people offered their clean produce to the prisoners.

Despite the tip of the battle neither kingdom may agree who was once chargeable for repatriating the prisoners so that they remained in penal complex. In April 1815 a drunken legal officer ordered a wanton and brutal bloodbath, the officials firing in all instructions, on as many as 5000 prisoners within the backyard, leading to the dying, it really is alleged, of numerous hundred American seamen.

The following day it used to be agreed to unlock all American prisoners and a number of other years later a monument was once erected for the lifeless prisoners who were buried in unmarked graves at the moor outdoor of the criminal partitions.

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Download A Call to Arms: A Novel (Cutler) by William C. Hammond PDF

By William C. Hammond

Call To Arms is the fourth novel within the award-winning ancient / nautical fiction sequence from William C. Hammond. in addition to the opposite novels within the Cutler relatives Chronicles – such a lot lately for romance of nation and the ability and the honor – it good points the epic saga of the seafaring Cutler kin of Hingham, Massachusetts and an ever increasing solid of characters. between those characters are genuine historic figures together with Capt. Edward Preble, Lt. Stephen Decatur, Lt. Richard Somers, Samuel Coleridge, Bashaw Yusuf Qaramanli, and Adm. Horatio Lord Nelson. Interwoven with those old characters is a fast moving and gripping plot that takes the reader from Java within the Dutch East Indies to New England first and foremost of the 19th century, and directly to Gibraltar, Tripoli, Malta, Sicily, Alexandria and Cairo. ancient occasions depicted within the novel were subjected to excessive examine and feature been vetted through historians.

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Download A Domesday Tale by M Garfield,Evren Bilgihan PDF

By M Garfield,Evren Bilgihan

November 1086--The borders of britain and Normandy are strangled within the throes of continuing struggle, William the Conqueror's tyrannical Royal kin is splintered through treachery, and brothers and sons poisoned via avarice vie for energy. Trapped in the turbulent extended family, Simon, a bastard, and Maura, a ward, are compelled to salary a determined and unending conflict for survival, peace, and the liberty to love.

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Download The English Civil War (An Alternative History of Britain) by Timothy Venning PDF

By Timothy Venning

With hindsight, the victory of Parliamentarian forces over the Royalists within the English Civil battle could appear inevitable yet this final result was once now not a foregone end. Timothy Venning explores some of the turning issues and discusses how they could so simply have performed out in a different way. 
What if, for instance, Charles I had capitalized on his victory at Edgehill by way of attacking London immediately? might this have ended the warfare in 1642? His real enhance at the capital in 1643 failed yet got here with reference to inflicting a Parliamentarian cave in – how may it have succeeded and what then? among the different situations, complete attention is given to the position of eire (what if Papal meddling had no longer avoided Irish Catholics helping Charles?) and Scotland (how may perhaps Montrose's Scottish loyalists have neutralized the Covenanters?). the writer analyses the believable chances in each one thread, throwing gentle at the position of probability and underlying elements within the actual consequence, in addition to what may perhaps simply were different.

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Download Day of the Caesars (Eagles of the Empire 16) by Simon Scarrow PDF

By Simon Scarrow

AD fifty four. Claudius is lifeless. Rome is in turmoil. And courageous heroes of the Roman military face the problem in their lives.

Simon Scarrow's DAY OF THE CAESARS isn't really to be neglected by means of readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell. 'A new publication in Simon Scarrow's sequence in regards to the Roman military is usually a pleasure' The Times

The Emperor Claudius is useless. Nero principles. His half-brother Britannicus has additionally laid declare to the throne. A bloody energy fight is underway.

All Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro wish is a straightforward military existence, scuffling with with their courageous and constant males. yet Cato has stuck the attention of rival factions made up our minds to get him on their part. to outlive, Cato needs to play a crafty video game, and enlist assistance from the only guy within the Empire he can belief: Macro.

As the insurgent strength grows, legionaries and Praetorian Guards are moved like chess items by means of robust and shadowy figures. A political online game has created the final word army problem. Can civil warfare be avoided? the way forward for the empire is in Cato's hands...

IF you do not know SIMON SCARROW, you do not know ROME!

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Download The Eagle and the Analyst by Bryan Neville PDF

By Bryan Neville

whilst US military Lieutenant Colonel Robert Johnson is without warning summoned to a high-level assembly on the White residence, no longer even his commanding officer on the Pentagon can inform him what it’s all approximately. Robert suspects it has to do with a up to date record he wrote on North Korean missile features, yet he walks into the workplace of the nationwide safeguard consultant feeling greatly within the dark.
Soon Colonel Johnson unearths himself in locations he by no means notion he’d be – reassigned to the White apartment, at some point he’s making options to the President within the White condo state of affairs Room, and one other day he’s dodging enemy patrols on a snowy hillside in North Korea. He considers himself fortunate, notwithstanding, to were assigned to paintings particularly heavily with the enthralling Dr. Vivian O’Brien, a manager and probably the most talented analysts of surveillance imagery on the nationwide Reconnaissance place of work (NRO).
In this global of political maneuvering, FBI investigations, overseas intrigue, army SEALs, military snipers, and most sensible mystery missions, it’s critical that Robert is still inquisitive about the duty to hand, not just for the sake of his personal occupation, yet for the sake of nationwide protection. even if, he’s discovering that Dr. O’Brien is making it tricky for him to concentrate!

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