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A Students Guide to the Falklands War
Price: Free! Words: 40,440. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / elementary & secondary, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Armed Forces
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Although the Falklands War ended in 1982 this guide gives all students a thresh eyes approach pertaining to the long often hostile relationship between Great Britain & Argentine from 1833 when Great Britain reasserted its rule of the islands to present day. It also briefly covers those who took part in the conflict from both sides and has plenty of photos.
My War at Sea 1914–1916: A Captain's Life with the Royal Navy During the First World War
Price: Free! Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book is based on the wartime recollections of Heathcoat S. Grant, captain of HMS Canopus from 1914–1916. It is published in conjunction with the War Letters 1914–1918 series. For anyone interested in the war at sea during the First World War, Grant provides a highly readable insider's view of the action at Coronel, the Battle of the Falklands and the attempt to force the Dardanelles.
The Lake War: Kinkaid with the Inland Fleet
Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,970. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
This prequel takes us back to Kinkaid's first assignment as a Continental naval officer, when he is sent up to the New York woods to advise Arnold in the building and fighting of an inland fleet of gunboats to stop the British advance.
The Treasure Ship: Kinkaid and the Alliance
Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In this fifth volume of the series, our intrepid captain is given command of America's premier warship, one of the finest ships ever produced during the Revolutionary War, the large and powerful 40-gun frigate Alliance, her mission to deliver 100,000 Spanish milled dollars from the Caribbean port of Havana, Cuba to the coffers of Congress.
World War 2 The Turkey Shoot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 570. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
The Great Turkey Shoot: After their defeat at the Battle of Midway the Japanese lost the elite of their carrier forces, and were facing a new threat... the loss of the Philippines.
World War 2 The Battle of Midway
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
MIDWAY: The Battle of Midway is generally considered to be the crucial turning point in the Pacific theater of the Second World War. In a matter of minutes, an apparent Japanese victory turned into a stunning defeat for the forces of Japan, as four of the Emperor’s mightiest aircraft carriers were sunk by a handful of brave U.S. Pilots.
Dead Reckoning
Series: SPECIAL FORCE ORCA, Book 2. Price: $3.23 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The World waited.Dunkirk was over France, the British Empire's only ally, tottered on the brink of defeat. Italy had entered the war on Germany's side. The World considered its future. If Britain was defeated and the world's largest Navy fell into the hands of the Nazis they would dominate the World.In this sea of defeatism only the Royal Navy,was ready to carry the fight to the enemy.
Long Day's Night
Series: SPECIAL FORCE ORCA, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Intelligence gathered by Special force‘Orca’ points to a significant change in strategy on the part of the German High Command. Barr’s unorthodox tactics make him the idea choice to command the countermeasures.His mission takes him and his elite force into the treacherous waters of the Arctic where ice, cold and the violence of the enemy test their talents to the full.
By Night's Dark Shadow
Series: SPECIAL FORCE ORCA, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,340. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The North African landings are imminent. Special Force ‘Orca’ and their innovative leader Captain Alexander Barr are ordered to escalate their raids on the Norwegian Coast to divert the enemy’s attention and resources. He discovers the Nazis have a new secret weapon,a rocket that can be launched from a submerged U Boat. A weapon that, if developed, could bring the war to the shores of the US
By Thought and by Deed
Series: SPECIAL FORCE ORCA, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Commodore Barr was a studious looking man,before the War he had taught art; the art of killing. Since'39,however, he had been engaged in the more practical side of his chosen profession.His latest idea to organise the escape from British captivity of a German Admiral could be considered treason. But Barr was too valuable to end up in a box for he was that most rare of naval officers, one who was