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Friend or Foe?: Occupation, Collaboration and Selective Violence in the Spanish Civil War

by Peter Anderson

'Today with the Red Army captive and disarmed, the Nationalist [nacionales] troops have achieved their final military objectives. The war is over.' With these two sentences, on 1 April 1939, General Franco announced...


British Aircraft of the Second World War

by John Frayn Turner

This unique book, now republished, was the first of its kind to be published on British aircraft of the Second World War. Aviation enthusiasts and aero-modellers can see British aircraft as they really were,...


Apache Over Libya

by Will Laidlaw

In May 2011 after a Mediterranean exercise to prove the Apache’s ability to work ship-borne, HMS Ocean and her embarked Apache attack helicopters from 656 Squadron, Army Air Corps were about to head home....


Summary of American Sniper: by Chris Kyle | Includes Analysis

by Instaread Summaries

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. 

 

American Sniper by Chris Kyle - A 20-minute Summary

 

Inside this Instaread Summary:

 

 Overview of the entire book

 Introduction...


The Fightin' Texas Aggie Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor

by John A. Adams

By any measure, the battles of Bataan and Corregidor were among the most intensely fought and devastating episodes in the World War II Pacific theater. Beginning in early 1942, the Japanese Imperial Army invaded...


Where Divers Dare: The Hunt for the Last U-Boat

by Randall Peffer

In the tradition of Shadow Divers, this is the gripping true account of the search for German U-boat U-550, the last unfound, diveable wreck of a U-boat off the United States coast, and the battle in which it...


In Pursuit of the Essex: Heroism and Hubris on the High Seas in the War of 1812

by Ben Hughes

On 26 October 1812, during the war between Britain and the United States, the frigate USS Essex set sail on the most remarkable voyage in the early history of the US navy. After rounding Cape Horn, she proceeded...


Guns of Special Forces 2001 - 2015

by Leigh Neville

In the years since 9/11 Special Forces of many nations have been in almost constant action in covert, high risk operations around the globe. These include the two long conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, fighting...


The Prisoners

by Guy de Maupassant

This early work by Guy de Maupassant was originally published in the 1880's. Guy de Maupassant was born in 1850 at the Château de Miromesnil, near Dieppe, France. He came from a prosperous family, but when...


The Great Boer War (1900)

by Arthur Conan Doyle

This early work by Arthur Conan Doyle was originally published in 1900 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1859. It...


The War in South Africa - Its Cause and Conduct (1902)

by Arthur Conan Doyle

This early work by Arthur Conan Doyle was originally published in 1902 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1859. It...


Guy de Maupassant's Tales of the Franco-Prussian War - A Collection of Short Stories

by Guy de Maupassant

These early works by Guy de Maupassant were originally published in the 1880's. As a collection of short stories, this represents Maupassant's tales of the Franco-Prussian War, and includes 'Two Little Soldiers',...


The Lancer's Wife

by Guy de Maupassant

This early work by Guy de Maupassant was originally published in the 1880's. Guy de Maupassant was born in 1850 at the Château de Miromesnil, near Dieppe, France. He came from a prosperous family, but when...


Mademoiselle Fifi

by Guy de Maupassant

This early work by Guy de Maupassant was originally published in the 1880's. Guy de Maupassant was born in 1850 at the Château de Miromesnil, near Dieppe, France. He came from a prosperous family, but when...


Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

by Graham Dominy

How a distant garrison of the British Empire shaped South Africa


Höttlland

by Keith D. Lowry

Why them?  Why there? What caused a nation of 'Dichter und Denker' to be transformed into one of 'Richter und Henker'. Höttlland attempts to answer those questions by examining the life and times of Wilhelm...


Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full!

by Hall Jerry

The events that take place in this story are real. It is a personal account of what happened physically and emotionally to a handful of Air Force pilots from spring 1968 through the fall of 1970. Millions of...


Greece And The Allies, 1914-1922

by G. F Abbott

This vintage book contains a complete and coherent view of the complicated circumstances that made Greece, during the World War I, the battle-ground of rival interests and intrigues. "Greece And The Allies,...


Pale Horse

by Jimmy Blackmon & Stanley McChrystal

Pale Horse is the remarkable never-before-told true story of an army aviation task force during combat in the Afghan War, told by the commanding officer who was there. Set in the very valleys where the attacks...


War Machines: Transforming Technologies in the U.S. Military, 1920-1940

by Timothy Moy

The American military establishment is intimately tied to its technology, although the nature of those ties has varied enormously from service to service. The air force evokes images of pilots operating hightech...