Download E-books The Final Storm (Wingman) PDF

By Mack Maloney

North the US has been reclaimed from the Soviet warlords, yet deep within the frozen Siberian wastes, last-ditch components of the Evil Empire plan to annihilate the loose global in a single ultimate rain of nuclear loss of life. Now, Hawk Hunter, the Wingman, will adopt his so much perilous mission--an most unlikely 6,000 mile solo bombing run deep into the deadly center of the enemy's place of origin to avoid wasting his kingdom from extinction.

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Download E-books British Cavalry Equipments 1800-1941 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 138) PDF

By Mike Chappell

From the hole years of the nineteenth century, which observed the 1st strikes in the direction of standardisation and the beginnings of the loss of life of the approach which allowed the colonels of regiments quite a bit say within the equipping in their troops, throughout the affects of the Napoleonic Wars to the inevitable death of the pony in army carrier caused via the mechanisation ahead of the second one international battle, this authoritative textual content examines intimately the historic improvement of British cavalry apparatus 1800-1941.

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Download E-books Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush PDF

By Geoff Dyer

As a baby Geoff Dyer spent lengthy hours making and blotchily portray version fighter planes. in order an grownup, certainly he jumped on the probability to spend per week onboard the plane service the USS George H.W. Bush. Part deft travelogue, half unerring social statement, and half finely honed comedy, Another nice Day at Sea is the inimitable Dyer’s account of his time spent wandering the ship’s maze of walkways, hatches, and stairs, and speaking with the crew—from the Captain to the ship’s dentists. A lanky Englishman in a deeply American global, Dyer brilliantly files lifestyle aboard this floating fort, revealing it to be a prism for realizing a society the place self-discipline and conformity develop into different types of self-expression. even as we're reminded why Dyer is widely known as probably the most unique voices in modern literature.

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Download E-books Leopard 1 Main Battle Tank 1965-95 (New Vanguard) PDF

By Michael Jerchel

Improvement of the Leopard 1 could be traced again to November 1956, while the operational requirement for a brand new conflict tank was once formulated via the Federal German military (Bundeswehr). initially a Franco-German venture, the tank less than layout was once named the 'Standard-Panzer'. The French later dropped out, in spite of the fact that, and on 1 October 1963 the 'Standard' tank used to be formally named 'Leopard', a suitable selection contemplating Germany's wartime pedigree with the ambitious Tiger and Panther. This booklet strains the improvement and repair list of the Leopard 1, detailing its regulate platforms, variations and editions.

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Download E-books The Hijack PDF

By Duncan Falconer

Palestinian freedom fighter Abed Abu Omar and 20 males are getting ready for his or her such a lot bold challenge but: the hijack of a five-story supertanker encumbered with oil. in the meantime, SBS operative Stratton has been assigned to bodyguard paintings and is bored by way of the shortcoming of problem. whilst Omar’s plot is printed, Stratton is readily whisked away through helicopter to help in a bold rescue. With a wealthy forged of characters starting from Russian mystery carrier operatives to Al Qaeda terrorists and the Israeli army, it is a gripping thrill-ride filled with real aspect and heart-stopping narrative.

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Download E-books Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Robotic Air Warfare 1917-2007 (New Vanguard) PDF

Unmanned aerial autos (UAVs) are the main dynamic box of aerospace know-how, and probably the harbingers of recent aviation expertise and strategies. they've got simply emerged from the shadows in recent times, yet in reality were in use for many years. After a few constrained use in international battle II, UAVs started to turn out to be an alternative choice to manned reconnaissance airplane within the Nineteen Fifties for missions deemed too harmful to hazard an aircrew. utilized in major numbers within the Vietnam struggle in addition to less-heralded missions reminiscent of secret agent flights over China within the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, the modern UAV started to emerge within the Nineteen Eighties.

This ebook examines the improvement of this designated and mysterious know-how, revealing the way it has replaced strive against over the years and speculating on its power to rework the character of struggle sooner or later. Steven J Zaloga examines the pioneering use of UAVs carried out by way of the Israeli air and using UAVs in the course of Operation desolate tract typhoon. jam-packed with infrequent, lately declassified photos and precise full-color cutaways, this name is going directly to examine the large deployment of UAVs over Iraq and Afghanistan this present day, and considers the prospective way forward for the UAV as a precise army weapon.

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Download E-books The American War, 1812-1814 (Men-at-Arms, Volume 36) PDF

By Philip Katcher

Usually the U.S. is related to have declared struggle on nice Britain in 1812 as a result of the Royal Navy's impressment of yank seamen and the British wish to create an Indian buffer kingdom. An Englishman William Cobbett, defined the genuine explanation for the clash: 'There in need of simply one of these battle as this to accomplish the separation of britain from the US; and to make the latter consider that she had no safeguard opposed to the previous yet within the hands of her unfastened citizens.' whatever the purposes, besides the fact that, on four June 1812, U.S.President James Madison, requested Congress to claim war.

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Download E-books Warrior Mechanised Combat Vehicle 1987-94 (New Vanguard) PDF

The Warrior has been a massive section of the British military because the first creation instance was once passed over in may possibly 1987. It has visible motion in lots of components of the globe and the British military on my own makes use of 8 diversified specialized types of the motor vehicle, whereas desolate tract and Arctic Warriors also are produced for nations with severe climates. during this authoritative textual content Christopher Foss examines the improvement and operational lifetime of the Warrior, the British army's newest armoured group of workers service, and its many variations, focussing on its position in 'Desert hurricane' and different campaigns.

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