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Beyond the Rhine
Series: Combined Operations. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,250. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The war is coming to an end but the missions do not get any easier for the Commandos as they are sent to destroy a factory making parts for V-2. With the war entering its final months they are attached to the 1st Commando Brigade and they lead the drive to the German heartland. Tasked with trying to save the lives of as many of the inmates of a death camp they have to go deeper behind enemy lines.
King Tiger
Series: Combined Operations. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,830. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Tom and his men think that, after taking Walcheren and securing Antwerp, they will be due a leave. When three of them are sent to train other soldiers they think that it will be an easy assignment. Their break from war is rudely interrupted when Adolf Hitler launches Operation Watch on the Rhine, they are thrown back into the maelstrom of war.
The Battle for Antwerp
Series: Combined Operations, Book 8. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
With Paris in Allied hands it seems as though the war is almost over but when the Airborne Brigade fail to capture Arnhem then Tom and his Commandos become part of the force which is sent to capture Antwerp and the islands which guard the mouth of the Scheldt River. This fast moving novel shows the battles, the raids and the strategy which led to the capture of this vital port.
Breakout
Series: Combined Operations, Book 7. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
D-day is over but the Germans still have the allies ringed in a foothold in Normandy. The Commandos are tasked with going behind enemy line to destroy a fuel dump. They become part of the force which closes the Falaise Gap and endures horrific fighting against the elite S.S. Concluding with the liberation Paris the novel portrays the lives of ordinary soldiers as they do extraordinary things.
Toehold in Europe
Series: Combined Operations, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,250. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Tom Harsker and his section now operate out of Malta as they help to prepare the way for the invasion of Sicily. Sent first by boat and then by air they have to survive behind enemy lines before being sent in before the main force to attack the Axis forces at Salerno. A fast moving book which follows the actual events of 1943.
Roger Hilton Artist Letters From Prison Camp 1942 - 1944
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » War
Roger Hilton was a Commando and was captured at Dieppe in 1942. He became a leading British exponent of modern art, representing his country at the Venice Biennale and being made CBE. Beneath the cheeriness the letters show how an out of the common man wrestles with the common misfortune of being a prisoner of war.
Dieppe
Series: Combined Operations, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,400. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Lieutenant Harsker and his elite Commandos are given no respite as they are sent behind enemy lines to help the Canadians on the ill fated attack at Dieppe. After escaping, by the skin of their teeth, they are sent to North Africa to destroy valuable equipment which has fallen into the enemy's hands. A fast moving novel the action moves from Europe to Africa and from sea to land.
Keeping Special Forces Special: Regional Proficiency in Special Forces (SOF) - Evolution of Commando and Warrior Diplomat Roles, Language and Culture Needs Assessment, Foreign Area Officer Standard
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,900. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines military regional proficiency. Regional proficiency is a critical capability in irregular warfare (IW).
Commando
Series: Combined Operations, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s 1940 and the British Expeditionary Force is caught ill prepared for the onslaught of the German Blitzkrieg and its deadly panzers. Caught in the desperate retreat to Dunkirk, Tom Harsker, son of a World War 1 ace, discovers he is a natural soldier. Escaping to England and with complete disaster narrowly averted, Tom is selected to join the newly formed Commandos.
Wrong Ticket Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Nonfiction » History » War
Poems about the first and second world wars and their place in our mind and our soul.