Flags of the American Civil War (3). State & Volunteers by Katcher Ph., Scollins R., Embleton G.

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By Katcher Ph., Scollins R., Embleton G.

So much Civil struggle infantrymen, even supposing they served in a countrywide Union or accomplice military, fought less than a country designation and sometimes felt that they have been representing their kingdom up to their kingdom. So it used to be merely typical that many carried kingdom flags, or nationwide flags with nation seals and mottos, as their regimental colors. Complemented by way of many images and illustrations, incuding 8 complete web page color plates via Rick Scollins and Gerry Embleton, Philip Katcher's attractive and informative textual content explores the flags of the country and Volunteer troops of the yank Civil battle (1861-1865).

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Conquest of Armageddon (Warhammer, Black Templars) by Jonathan Green

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By Jonathan Green

A rescue challenge turns into a conflict for survival! The Black Templars area Marines head to the battle-ravaged planet of Armageddon, made up our minds to discover certainly one of their combating businesses that has long past lacking there. Unbeknownst to Marshall Brant and his Black Templars, a squad of ork hunters is usually at huge within the ork-infested jungles, looking for a high-ranking Imperial officer, misplaced whilst his aircraft crashed. What those would-be rescuers have no idea is that there are different issues stirring within the jungles. The savage orks of the Blood Scar tribe hunt them during the dense undergrowth, while anything darkish, historic and negative prepares to stretch its murderous hand forth as soon as more...Featuring extra motion with the Black Templars, this can be a blistering sequel to "Crusade for Armageddon"!

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Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since World by William Blum

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By William Blum

Is the USA a strength for democracy? during this vintage and specific quantity that solutions this query, William Blum serves up a forensic assessment of U.S. overseas coverage spanning sixty years. should you wish the main points on our most famed -actions (Chile, Cuba, Vietnam, to call a few), and if you happen to are looking to find out about our lesser-known efforts (France, China, Bolivia, Brazil, for example), this booklet offers a window on what our international coverage pursuits quite are.

"Far and away the simplest booklet at the topic."-Noam Chomsky

"A helpful reference for a person drawn to the behavior of U.S. overseas policy."- Choice

"I loved it immensely."-Gore Vidal

"The unmarried most dear precis of CIA history."-John Stockwell

"Each bankruptcy I learn makes me increasingly more angry."-Helen Caldicott

"A very worthy piece of labor, daunting in scope, important."-Thomas Powers, writer and Pulitzer Prize--winning journalist

"A very important ebook. The study and association are super impressive."-A.J. Langguth, writer and previous manhattan instances bureau leader

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First World War: Still No End in Sight by Frank Furedi

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By Frank Furedi

That the conflicts unleashed via nice conflict didn't lead to 1918 is celebrated. international conflict II and the chilly struggle essentially represent key moments within the drama that begun in August 1914. This e-book argues that the conflict of rules which crystallised throughout the process the nice warfare proceed to the current. It claims that the disputes approximately existence and id – the tradition Wars of at the present time –are in simple terms the most recent expressions of a century lengthy conflict.

There are many impacts that contributed to the outbreak of worldwide battle One. One major impression was once the cultural stress and unease that disposed major numbers of artists, intellectuals and teenagers to treat the battle as a chance provide desiring to their lifestyles. Later those tensions merged with social unrest and expressed themselves during the new ideologies of the Left and the proper. whereas those ideologies became exhausted the conflicts of tradition persist to this date. for this reason there's nonetheless No lead to Sight for the conflict of rules set in movement in August 1914.

Modern wars didn't in simple terms result in the lack of thousands of lives. Wars additionally performed an important position in altering attitudes in the direction of the political beliefs of contemporary time. the good warfare known as into query the way forward for liberal democracy. It ended in the emergence of radical ideologies, which have been in flip discredited during the event of the second one international warfare and the chilly warfare. the present tradition Wars have considerably eroded the prestige of the values linked to modernity.

Through exploring the conflict of rules set in movement in August 1914 – First global struggle- nonetheless No lead to Sight – presents a framework for figuring out the altering concentration of political clash from ideology to tradition.

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Wolf Time by Lars Walker

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By Lars Walker

A DRAFT FROM THE PAST--There's whatever unnerving concerning the October north wind. It makes a wolf within the barren region flip southward, looking for harmful prey. It will get within people's ears, establishing their minds to strange rules. It will get lower than their dermis, inclining them to violence. after all there is the comet too, a remarkable one, tracked via usual humans in again yards, and through not-so-ordinary cult member on the best of a makeshift observatory. anything gusting in Epsom, Minnesota. A witch in her quiet apartment feels it with dread. a tender disc jockey feels it with confusion. A world-famous Norwegian poet greets it with triumph. And Professor Carl Martell hearken to its music with worry--because Martell can't inform a lie, yet he is aware one whilst he hears it.

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Force Protection by Gordon Kent

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By Gordon Kent

From principles of Engagement to antagonistic touch, Gordon Kent has captivated readers with novels that mix genuine portrayals of worldwide mystery operations with the passions that flatter them: the craving for kin and peace, the deceptions of brokers within the box, and the extreme dangers the bravest and top will take for a reason. His new suspense novel is classic Kent: a heart-stopping story of a terrorist strike, its explosive aftermath, and the fight of specified brokers in a conflict that's reshaping the globe.To americans, the scene is agonizingly generic. The mangled metal of a U.S. warship in a overseas harbor. The revolving loops of CNN photos and far off streets strewn with particles. yet for Lieutenant Commander Alan Craik, the terrorist assault at the USNS Jonathan Harker is a part of the activity. combating terrorism from Pakistan to the a ways East, Craik reacts to a spontaneous horror with calm motion. yet an enemy Craik doesn’t be aware of has conducted the bombing within the teeming port of Mombasa, Kenya—for purposes he can't guess.While Alan Craik unearths himself in the course of a scene of carnage, his spouse, Rose Siciliano Craik, is battling her personal conflict, proving her flying prowess, emerging to astronaut education tuition in Houston whereas attempting to carry her family members jointly. Now she herself has been pressured to just accept around-the-clock safety from NCIS—the army legal Investigative provider. NCIS distinct agent Mike Dukas, Rose and Alan’s pal, is taking part in it by way of the ebook. yet he’s additionally taking part in his hunches. Dukas thinks it might probably now not be twist of fate that Craik used to be in Mombasa while the terrorists struck—and sniper was once utilizing the canopy of chaos to take a shot at Craik himself.As brokers scramble world wide to discover the planners of the assault, and one other bomb is going off in Cairo, Craik, his spouse, and their buddy are on the middle of the typhoon. And as every one makes deadly offerings, they start to experience that the struggle they’re in isn't the type they’ve deliberate and proficient for—and that whoever is at the back of the devastating Mombasa terrorist assault should be coming relentlessly after them.From the Hardcover variation.

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Hellfire by James Holland

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By James Holland

Jack Tanner's conflict takes him to the treacherous sands of the North African desert.

August, 1942. North Africa. The wilderness warfare hangs within the stability. even though their retreat has eventually been halted, morale within the British military is at all-time low. whilst the commander of the 8th military, common Gott, is killed, it appears foul play is at paintings. An impenetrable Axis undercover agent circuit will be compromising any wish the Allies have of stemming the Nazi tide.

Jack Tanner, convalescing from wounds in a Cairo health facility, is astonished to obtain a battlefield fee to be able to propel him right into a very various global whilst he returns to motion. healthy once again, he unearths himself dealing with the entire onslaught of Rommel's most modern offensive.

In its aftermath, Tanner and his trusty sidekick Sykes are recruited to paintings in the back of the Axis traces in a determined try and take the struggle to the Nazis. yet the murky international of subterfuge, deceit and homicide they locate themselves one million miles clear of the certainties of the battlefield and someway they need to become aware of who they could belief within the cat-and-mouse global of counter-espionage.

Hellfire sees Tanner scuffling with his approach via his most deadly experience but -- person who takes him from the darkish backstreets of Cairo to the open Mediterranean and at last to at least one of the decisive clashes of the full struggle -- the conflict of Alamein.

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