books about: warfare
Flying the SR-71 Blackbird: In the Cockpit on a Secret Operational Mission
Zenith Press, 2008
For anyone who has ever wondered what its like to fly the SR-71 on a secret Mach 3 reconnaissance mission, this book has the answer. Flying the SR-71 Blackbird takes readers along on an operational mission that only a few Air Force pilots have ever experienced. The Lockheed SR-71, unofficially known as the Blackbird, was an advanced, long-range, Mach 3 strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed by Lockheed Skunk Works. The aircraft flew so ...
Decision in the Ukraine: German Panzer Operations on the Eastern Front, Summer 1943 (Stackpole Military ...
Stackpole Books, 2012
Myth-busting account of the summer of 1943 on the Eastern Front, one of World War II's turning points Includes the Battle of Kursk Special focus on the notorious 3rd SS Panzer Division "Totenkopf"
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2013
All eyes are on the Middle East. Israel has successfully launched a first strike on Iran, taking out all of their nuclear sites and six of their nuclear warheads—and causing The Twelfth Imam to order a full-scale retaliation. U.S. President William Jackson threatens to support a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the Jewish State for unprovoked and unwarranted acts of aggression. Meanwhile, CIA operative David Shirazi has infiltrated ...
The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945 (Liberation Trilogy)
Henry Holt and Co.
The magnificent conclusion to Rick Atkinson’s acclaimed Liberation Trilogy about the Allied triumph in Europe during World War II It is the twentieth century’s unrivaled epic: at a staggering price, the United States and its allies liberated Europe and vanquished Hitler. In the first two volumes of his bestselling Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson recounted how the American-led coalition fought through North Africa and Italy to the ...
Terms of Enlistment
Frostbite Publishing, 2013
The year is 2108, and the North American Commonwealth is bursting at the seams. For welfare rats like Andrew Grayson, there are only two ways out of the crime-ridden and filthy welfare tenements, where you're restricted to 2,000 calories of badly flavored soy every day. You can hope to win the lottery and draw a ticket on a colony ship settling off-world, or you can join the service. Andrew chooses to enlist in the armed forces of the North ...
The Art of War
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Forgotten Sacrifice: The Arctic Convoys of World War II (General Military)
Osprey Publishing, 2012
Hitler called Norway the “Zone of Destiny” for Nazi Germany because convoys from Churchill's Britain and Roosevelt's United States supplied Stalin’s Soviet Russia with critical equipment and foodstuffs during the darkest days of the German invasion. The words "Murmansk Run" conjure visions of ice-laden ships and thoughts of freezing to death in seconds. For five long years, thousands of men and women fought ferociously in the coldest ...
American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Novel
William Morrow, 2011
First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic—an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now discover the mystery and magic of American Gods in this tenth anniversary edition. Newly updated and expanded with the author’s preferred text, this commemorative volume is a true celebration of a modern masterpiece by the one, the only, Neil Gaiman. A ...
The Biocide Conspiracy
When the International Space Station is sabotaged, the threat that a biological agent will be used on the civilian population is more likely than at any other point in history. Lost in the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia, two teens stumble upon the wreckage of a germ warfare laboratory, and a secret so damaging to world governments it must be hushed up...at all costs. Read Free 4/27/2013 - 4/29/2013 Love to read? Then ...
American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
William Morrow, 2012
Gripping, eye-opening, and powerful, American Sniper is the astonishing autobiography of SEAL Chief Chris Kyle, who is the record-holding sniper in U.S. military history. Kyle has more than 150 officially confirmed kills (the previous American record was 109), though his remarkable career total has not been made public by the Pentagon. In this New York Times bestselling memoir, Kyle shares the true story of his extraordinary decade-long ...
Exo-Vaticana: Petrus Romanus, Project LUCIFER, and the Vatican's astonishing exo-theological plan for the ...
Pope Benedict XVI has resigned as Pope, just like the authors predicted he would do in their 2012 best-seller Petrus Romanus: The Final Pope Is Here. Since then Tom Horn and Cris Putnam have been inundated with invitations from around the world to be interviewed on radio, television, and in print media. These included segments in The History Channel's "Countdown to Apocalypse," a special feature on Canada's largest Christian channel ...
This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides -- or are chosen. A world in which good rides on the frail shoulders of the ...
Xenocide: Volume Three of the Ender Quintet
Tor Books, 2009
The war for survival of the planet Lusitania will be fought in the hearts of a child named Gloriously Bright. On Lusitania, Ender found a world where humans and pequininos and the Hive Queen could all live together; where three very different intelligent species could find common ground at last. Or so he thought. Lusitania also harbors the descolada, a virus that kills all humans it infects, but which the pequininos require in order to become ...
Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse)
Humanity has colonized the solar system - Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond - but the stars are still out of our reach. Jim Holden is XO of an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. When he and his crew stumble upon a derelict ship, The Scopuli , they find themselves in possession of a secret they never wanted. A secret that someone is willing to kill for - and kill on a scale unfathomable ...
Old Man's War
Tor Books, 2007
John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First he visited his wife's grave. Then he joined the army. The good news is that humanity finally made it into interstellar space. The bad news is that planets fit to live on are scarce-and aliens willing to fight for them are common. The universe, it turns out, is a hostile place. So: we fight. To defend Earth (a target for our new enemies, should we let them get close enough) and to stake our ...
I'd like to give special thanks to Jason Merrick for the great cover. Alcorn Pet Food Corporation is working with an experimental cat food laced with hormones and appetite enhancers. The special food causes cats to add muscle, gain weight, and exhibit extremely aggressive behavior. When an employee threatens to expose the pet food as a threat to public safety, she finds herself out of work, her home ransacked, and all her carefully ...
Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq
Stackpole Books, 2008
* Winner of the 2007 American Authors Association Golden Quill Award * Winner of the 2007 Military Writers Society of America Founders Award In Iraq, the front lines are everywhere . . . and everywhere in Iraq, no matter what their job descriptions say, women in the U.S. military are fighting--more than 155,000 of them. A critical and commercial success in hardcover, Band of Sisters presents a dozen groundbreaking and often heart-wrenching ...
Tigers in Normandy
Stackpole Books, 2011
This combat chronicle of the German Tiger tank--one of World War II's best--during the Normandy campaign (June to August 1944), appears for the first time in English. New details on famous tank ace Michael Wittmann are revealed, as well as other WWII must-knows like how the Tiger performed against Allied armor, particularly the Sherman. Maps, orders of battle, period photos, and then-and-now shots make this the go-to book on the subject.
Earth Strike: Star Carrier: Book One
HarperCollins e-books, 2010
In the vein of the hit television show Battlestar Galactica comes Earth Strike —the first book in the action-packed Star Carrier science fiction series by Ian Douglas, author of the popular Inheritance, Heritage, and Legacy Trilogies and one of the most adept writers of military sf working today. Earth Strike rockets readers into a vast and deadly intergalactic battle, as humankind attempts to bring down an evil empire and establish ...
LANCEJACK (The Union Series)
The Electronic Book Company, 2013
Andy Moralee is no longer the young and terrified recruit who had last set foot upon New Earth two years ago. Decorated for his bravery during the final hours of the invasion and promoted to lance corporal, he is still troubled by his memories and haunted by nightmares. He finds himself unable to cope with life back on Earth, and so he returns to the red planet, the only place where he feels he belongs. But New Earth has changed as well. A ...
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