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UK Fixed-Wing Naval Aviation since 1912
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book complements RN Aircraft Carriers. From early RNAS flimsy seaplanes and floatplanes to the first FAA monoplanes,to the powerful WW II American fighters supplied LL operated in the Pacific. The FAA 'blooding' the Hellcat before the USN or USMC. WW II Corsair flying training in the US. Supermarine Seafire 'ops' in the Far East. The jets and Korean, Sea Harrier the Falklands, JHF 2006 end.
The Deer Shelter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Phil Clarke’s gripping novel explores the inner strength and human spirit of two different individuals, and how they overcome the traumas of war and social disadvantage across the generations. The ruthless leader of a gang of professional poachers threatens to destroy everything, with Thornton’s long-repressed nightmare now looming large and casting its shadow over every exciting page.
A Damn Close-Run Thing: A Brief History of the Falklands Conflict
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This short history sums up the events leading up to the war and its major military actions including details of an Argentinian plan to sink a Royal Navy ship in Gibraltar harbour and a British plan to land SAS soldiers in Argentina to destroy aircraft while they were still on the ground.
Heroes of the RAF - No.50 Squadron
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,390. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Key note: Thrilling real Life Accounts of Fighting in the Air from 1916 to the Falklands. No.50 Squadron was a leading RAF bomber squadron in World War II and bombed the Falklands in 1982.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Stretcher Bearer
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 41,060. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Stretcher Bearer tells of the harrowing journey from the battlefield to a place of peace and tranquillity. The battlefield in question is Darwin Hill and Goose Green and touches on those brave men who carried their comrades from the field of battle and eventually immortality in our countries National Memorial. A truly honest and incomprehensible account of conventional warfare at its worst.
Mrs. Thatcher's Gamble
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Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This narrative describes Thatcher’s rise from the depths of her Priministership to a place in modern history. Her help came principally from The Corps of The Royal Marines.
Rogue Enforcer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
RENEGADE... WARRIOR... FUGITIVE... Former U.S. naval officer Jake Slate is on a downhill slide into alcohol, self-pity, and rage. A decade of life as a mercenary submarine commander has left him exhausted, bitter, and utterly disgusted with the world.
War Medic Hero
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Pierre Naya was awarded the Military Medal for his extraordinary bravery and courage while serving as a medic in the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) in the Falklands War in 1982, when he worked heroically to help critically-injured soldiers, despite his own severe injuries, after the bombing of the Sir Galahad. When he died in 2012, he left an aching gap in all their lives. This is his story.
A Students Guide to the Falklands War of 1982 including a personal reflection by the author
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 39,970. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / elementary & secondary
Although the Falklands War ended over 32-years ago this guide gives readers a thresh eyes approach of the past and present Falklands history by someone who took part in the war of 1982. How it turned from going down hill economically to a flourishing island whose economy has improved vastly with tourism and cruise ships visiting, and the possibility of oil. A great educational tool for students.