Download E-books Mil Mi-24 Hind Gunship (New Vanguard, Volume 171) PDF

By Alexander Miladenov

With its special double-cockpit layout, the Mi-24 'Hind' is arguably the main recognizable warfare laptop of the chilly struggle, and has completed near-legendary prestige within the annals of army historical past. the 1st Soviet helicopter to operate as either a gunship and an attack shipping, it served largely in Afghanistan, and is now hired through militaries around the world.

Written by means of knowledgeable at the 'Hind', and drawing on production and army resources, this booklet offers the Mi-24 in all of its brutal glory, from layout and improvement to deployment and wrestle. additionally integrated are a couple of colour plates displaying the targeted paint schemes hired through a number of international locations in quite a number theaters and for various armies.

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By Alexander Miladenov

With its special double-cockpit layout, the Mi-24 'Hind' is arguably the main recognizable warfare laptop of the chilly struggle, and has completed near-legendary prestige within the annals of army historical past. the 1st Soviet helicopter to operate as either a gunship and an attack shipping, it served largely in Afghanistan, and is now hired through militaries around the world.

Written by means of knowledgeable at the 'Hind', and drawing on production and army resources, this booklet offers the Mi-24 in all of its brutal glory, from layout and improvement to deployment and wrestle. additionally integrated are a couple of colour plates displaying the targeted paint schemes hired through a number of international locations in quite a number theaters and for various armies.

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Download E-books Soul of the Assassin (Larry Bond's First Team, Book 4) PDF

By Jim DeFelice, Larry Bond

Whilst the CIA is tipped off that one in every of its such a lot sought after males goes to be in Bologna, Italy, Ferg and the 1st staff are tasked to understand him at any cost--but by no means can Italian gurus be made acutely aware. there's only one challenge: not anyone has noticeable the fellow in over ten years, and he's purely identified through a decades-old code-name: T-Rex. This murderer has been thinking about the homicide of at the least a dozen famous western leaders, and the grapevine finds he's been known as out of a protracted, silent hiding for an additional significant strike.

Ferg and the staff arrive in Italy, the place they recruit the aid of a stunning French Samaritan named Jane Foucoult. Her wisdom leads them on a seek that is going backstage of a convention on genetics and onto a path to a sinister Russian scientist, a pace-setter on the vanguard of biological-weapons research.

Splitting the group in , Ferg and weapons move after the ghosts they speculate can be T-Rex, and Rankin and Thera get at the scientist's tail. yet what they discover is much past a unmarried assassination test, they usually locate themselves approximately to move head-to-head with the main deadly terrorist cells recognized to guy

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By Jim DeFelice, Larry Bond

Whilst the CIA is tipped off that one in every of its such a lot sought after males goes to be in Bologna, Italy, Ferg and the 1st staff are tasked to understand him at any cost--but by no means can Italian gurus be made acutely aware. there's only one challenge: not anyone has noticeable the fellow in over ten years, and he's purely identified through a decades-old code-name: T-Rex. This murderer has been thinking about the homicide of at the least a dozen famous western leaders, and the grapevine finds he's been known as out of a protracted, silent hiding for an additional significant strike.

Ferg and the staff arrive in Italy, the place they recruit the aid of a stunning French Samaritan named Jane Foucoult. Her wisdom leads them on a seek that is going backstage of a convention on genetics and onto a path to a sinister Russian scientist, a pace-setter on the vanguard of biological-weapons research.

Splitting the group in , Ferg and weapons move after the ghosts they speculate can be T-Rex, and Rankin and Thera get at the scientist's tail. yet what they discover is much past a unmarried assassination test, they usually locate themselves approximately to move head-to-head with the main deadly terrorist cells recognized to guy

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Download E-books Red Rag Blues PDF

By Derek Robinson

Pit unstoppable conmen opposed to one another, throw in a truckload of greenbacks, upload sufficient political paranoia to ship all the United States having a look lower than its beds for Reds, cue within the CIA, the KGB, MI6 and the Mafia, all dressed to kill, and you have got "Red Rag Blues". this is often the united states, 1953. One conman is senator Joe McCarthy, excessive priest of America's holy warfare on purple treachery. the opposite conman is Luis Cabrillo. as soon as he made a fortune as a contract in counter-intelligence. Now he is flat broke. the 2 males include one another like clams. Luis sells Joe a gentle flow of bogus Commie treachery. either males prosper. yet Luis's dodgy previous is catching up with him...Also meet: Julie Conroy, Luis's female friend, a corker of a brand new Yorker; Soviet undercover agent Kim Philby, lately tipped to move MI6; and younger Bobby Kennedy, who quite did serve and appreciate Joe McCarthy in 1953. "Red Rag Blues" is a black comedy encouraged through the real country of the United States because the McCarthy witch-hunt reached its climax of ranting and raving, while it was once not anything to snort approximately.

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By Derek Robinson

Pit unstoppable conmen opposed to one another, throw in a truckload of greenbacks, upload sufficient political paranoia to ship all the United States having a look lower than its beds for Reds, cue within the CIA, the KGB, MI6 and the Mafia, all dressed to kill, and you have got "Red Rag Blues". this is often the united states, 1953. One conman is senator Joe McCarthy, excessive priest of America's holy warfare on purple treachery. the opposite conman is Luis Cabrillo. as soon as he made a fortune as a contract in counter-intelligence. Now he is flat broke. the 2 males include one another like clams. Luis sells Joe a gentle flow of bogus Commie treachery. either males prosper. yet Luis's dodgy previous is catching up with him...Also meet: Julie Conroy, Luis's female friend, a corker of a brand new Yorker; Soviet undercover agent Kim Philby, lately tipped to move MI6; and younger Bobby Kennedy, who quite did serve and appreciate Joe McCarthy in 1953. "Red Rag Blues" is a black comedy encouraged through the real country of the United States because the McCarthy witch-hunt reached its climax of ranting and raving, while it was once not anything to snort approximately.

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Download E-books Medieval Siege Weapons (2): Byzantium, the Islamic World & India AD 476-1526 (New Vanguard) PDF

Whilst it got here to non-gunpowder computer improvement, the medieval interval was once probably the most artistic in army background. in this period, the pre-existing military-technological traditions from the traditional worlds have been introduced jointly. 3 civilisations have been basically liable for this evolution: the Late-Roman or Byzantine Empire, the Islamic global, and latterly the Mongol 'World Empire'. This booklet examines the ensuing stone-throwing machines from torsion 'energy garage' structures, to manpowered and counterbalance sling units, rockets and others.

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Whilst it got here to non-gunpowder computer improvement, the medieval interval was once probably the most artistic in army background. in this period, the pre-existing military-technological traditions from the traditional worlds have been introduced jointly. 3 civilisations have been basically liable for this evolution: the Late-Roman or Byzantine Empire, the Islamic global, and latterly the Mongol 'World Empire'. This booklet examines the ensuing stone-throwing machines from torsion 'energy garage' structures, to manpowered and counterbalance sling units, rockets and others.

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Download E-books Ancient Armies of the Middle East (Men-at-Arms) PDF

By Terence Wise

This article through Terence clever explores a number of the interesting peoples who comprised the traditional armies of the center East: the Sumerians, who have been the 1st to introduce using bronze into battle, and have been centuries prior to the Egyptians within the use of the wheel – The Akkadians, whose citizen military was once composed virtually fullyyt of sunshine troops – The Babylonians, whose humans have been granted land in go back for military provider – the horned warriors of the Elamites – the Egyptians, with thier heavy spearmen and archers – the tribal and warlike Libyans – Nubians and Ethiopians – Hyksos – the armies of the Hittite Empire – the ocean humans and others.

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By Terence Wise

This article through Terence clever explores a number of the interesting peoples who comprised the traditional armies of the center East: the Sumerians, who have been the 1st to introduce using bronze into battle, and have been centuries prior to the Egyptians within the use of the wheel – The Akkadians, whose citizen military was once composed virtually fullyyt of sunshine troops – The Babylonians, whose humans have been granted land in go back for military provider – the horned warriors of the Elamites – the Egyptians, with thier heavy spearmen and archers – the tribal and warlike Libyans – Nubians and Ethiopians – Hyksos – the armies of the Hittite Empire – the ocean humans and others.

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Download E-books The AK-47: Kalashnikov-series assault rifles (Weapon) PDF

By Gordon L. Rottman

The Kalashnikov AK-47 is the main ubiquitous attack rifle on this planet, with extra AK-47s and its editions in use than the other person small arm. Created by way of Senior Sergeant Mikhail Kalashnikov, and primary followed through the USSR quickly after international struggle II (1939-1945), its construction maintains to today, with an expected seventy five million produced world wide. it's the longest serving post-World battle II army weapon and its ease of use, toughness and occasional creation expenses make sure that its use will proceed for generations to return.

This publication takes a glance on the entire historical past of the weapon, discussing its layout, improvement, and utilization, taking its tale from the good armies of the Soviet Union to the insurgents and legal gangs that frequently hire the weapon today.

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By Gordon L. Rottman

The Kalashnikov AK-47 is the main ubiquitous attack rifle on this planet, with extra AK-47s and its editions in use than the other person small arm. Created by way of Senior Sergeant Mikhail Kalashnikov, and primary followed through the USSR quickly after international struggle II (1939-1945), its construction maintains to today, with an expected seventy five million produced world wide. it's the longest serving post-World battle II army weapon and its ease of use, toughness and occasional creation expenses make sure that its use will proceed for generations to return.

This publication takes a glance on the entire historical past of the weapon, discussing its layout, improvement, and utilization, taking its tale from the good armies of the Soviet Union to the insurgents and legal gangs that frequently hire the weapon today.

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Download E-books The Lords of Discipline: A Novel PDF

By Pat Conroy

In this strong, captivating, and acclaimed bestseller, Pat Conroy sweeps us into the turbulent international of 4 younger men—friends, cadets, and blood brothers—and their days of hazing, heartbreak, delight, betrayal, and, finally, humanity. We pass deep into the guts of the novel’s hero, Will McLean, a rebellious outsider along with his personal own code of honor who's scuffling with into manhood the demanding method. Immersed in a poignant love affair with a haunting attractiveness, Will needs to boldly confront the terrifying injustice of a corrupt establishment as he struggles to reveal a mysterious staff often called “The Ten.”

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By Pat Conroy

In this strong, captivating, and acclaimed bestseller, Pat Conroy sweeps us into the turbulent international of 4 younger men—friends, cadets, and blood brothers—and their days of hazing, heartbreak, delight, betrayal, and, finally, humanity. We pass deep into the guts of the novel’s hero, Will McLean, a rebellious outsider along with his personal own code of honor who's scuffling with into manhood the demanding method. Immersed in a poignant love affair with a haunting attractiveness, Will needs to boldly confront the terrifying injustice of a corrupt establishment as he struggles to reveal a mysterious staff often called “The Ten.”

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Download E-books The Price of Peace (Society of Humanity, Bk. 2) PDF

By Mike Moscoe

THE conflict IS OVER. THE TREATY IS SIGNED.
AND ALL is easily within the GALAXY…
 
Izzy Umboto is a hero of the clash among the Society of Humanity and the team spirit social gathering. rather than retiring and residing out her days quietly, she’s wrangled command of her own warship. regrettably, that send is the less-than-state-of-the-art Patton.
 
Lieutenant Terrence Tordon, known as “Trouble” via either his enemies and his buddies, or even himself, is a profession marine. The observe “quit” isn’t in his vocabulary.
 
Now Lieutenant hassle and his troops have signed on with Commander Umboto, buying and selling the next paycheck for the promise of action.
 
For all is not good within the galaxy. at the scattering of planets alongside the rim, remnant thugs of the cohesion get together nonetheless carry strength. within the transport lanes of rim area, pirates roam freely.
 
Umboto and Tordon will quickly research that implementing the peace should be simply as pricey as scuffling with the war—and the associated fee should be counted in human lives…

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By Mike Moscoe

THE conflict IS OVER. THE TREATY IS SIGNED.
AND ALL is easily within the GALAXY…
 
Izzy Umboto is a hero of the clash among the Society of Humanity and the team spirit social gathering. rather than retiring and residing out her days quietly, she’s wrangled command of her own warship. regrettably, that send is the less-than-state-of-the-art Patton.
 
Lieutenant Terrence Tordon, known as “Trouble” via either his enemies and his buddies, or even himself, is a profession marine. The observe “quit” isn’t in his vocabulary.
 
Now Lieutenant hassle and his troops have signed on with Commander Umboto, buying and selling the next paycheck for the promise of action.
 
For all is not good within the galaxy. at the scattering of planets alongside the rim, remnant thugs of the cohesion get together nonetheless carry strength. within the transport lanes of rim area, pirates roam freely.
 
Umboto and Tordon will quickly research that implementing the peace should be simply as pricey as scuffling with the war—and the associated fee should be counted in human lives…

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

By Philip Katcher

Often the USA is related to have declared warfare 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 nation. An Englishman William Cobbett, defined the true reason for the clash: 'There appeared to be short of simply this kind of conflict as this to accomplish the separation of britain from the United States; and to make the latter consider that she had no protection opposed to the previous yet within the palms 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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By Philip Katcher

Often the USA is related to have declared warfare 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 nation. An Englishman William Cobbett, defined the true reason for the clash: 'There appeared to be short of simply this kind of conflict as this to accomplish the separation of britain from the United States; and to make the latter consider that she had no protection opposed to the previous yet within the palms 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 Encyclopedia of modern us military weapons PDF

An available encyclopedia of army guns represents a collaboration with The military, military, and Air strength occasions, and covers every one weapon process, its evolution, improvement, and wrestle adventure.

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An available encyclopedia of army guns represents a collaboration with The military, military, and Air strength occasions, and covers every one weapon process, its evolution, improvement, and wrestle adventure.

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