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The Recollections of Rifleman Harris

by Benjamin Harris

The Recollections of Rifleman Harris is a memoir published in 1848 of the experiences of an enlisted soldier in the 95th Regiment of Foot in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars.

The eponymous soldier...


A Motorcycle Courier in the Great War

by Captain W.H.L. Watson & Bob Carruthers

W.H.L. Watson was a British Army, motorcycle despatch rider in the World War I. He saw active service during the key battles of 1914 and early 1915. Watson and his colleagues formed part of the Royal Engineers...


Men of the Bombers: Remarkable Incidents of World War II

by Ralph Barker

This is a selection of ten remarkable true accounts of unusual incidents and happenings to Bomber Command aircrew during World War Two. It covers operations of varying natures, such as one of the first leaflet...


To Be a Military Sniper

by Gregory Mast & Hans Halberstadt

Aside from nerves of steel, pinpoint precise targeting skills, and uncanny adaptability, what does it take to be a military sniper? This book lays out the details of training and traits of character that make...


Nothing Friendly in the Vicinity ...: My Patrols on the Submarine USS Guardfish During WWII

by Claude C. Conner

As chronicled in Silent Victory, Clay Blair's monumental history of United States submarine operations in World War II, the submarine war against Japan was a relatively little known war-within-a-war. It was...


The RAF Regiment at War

by Kingsley Oliver

Born out of necessity in the dark days of the War, the RAF Regiment found itself in the thick of the action supporting the vital operations in all theaters. This comprehensive record of their operations gives...


Profiles of Flight: Panavia Tornado: Strike, Anti-Ship, Air Superiority, Air Defence, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare Fighter-Bomber

by Dave Windle

The Tornado has been the backbone of the RAF within its many different theaters of operation. The aircraft started as a European venture between Germany, Italy and the UK, based on the original swing-wing technology...


Surviving Fighter Aircraft of World War Two: Fighters

by Don Berliner

This is a guide to the existing WWII aircraft to be found in aviation museums throughout the world. Each DPS contains a colour photo of an example of the aircraft as viewed in an aviation museum, examples of...


North American P-51 Mustang: Long-Range Fighter

by Dave Windle

The Mustang was born from a British WW2 specification to North American during 1940. The prototype was completed within 117 days but the RAF was not happy with the aircraft's performance and suggested replacing...


Flying the Buccaneer: Britain's Cold War Warrior

by Peter Caygill

Originally conceived as a carrier-born maritime attack aircraft, the Blackburn design included many original features such as Boundary Layer Control, a system which blew hot air over the flying surfaces to increase...


By the Skin of My Teeth: Flying RAF Spitfires and Mustangs in World War II and USAF Sabre Jets in the Korean War

by Colin Downes

This is a memoir of flying with the Royal Air Force in war and peace during a career in military and civil aviation covering a half century. The text is filled with personal experiences, reminiscences and impressions...


Air War Malta: June 1940 to November 1942

by Jon Sutherland & Diane Canwell

This is the story of the historic air defense of Malta by the WRAF against the combined attacking forces of the Italian and German air forces. The island was poorly equipped when Italy declared war on Britain...


The Star of Africa: The Story of Hans Marseille, the Rogue Luftwaffe Ace Who Dominated the WWII Skies

by Colin D. Heaton & Anne-Marie Lewis

"Heaton expertly portrays Marseille as one of history's great fighter pilots, as well as a man who lived life to the full and who fought with honor." - Dennis Showalter

 

The Star of Africais a biography of the...


The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects

by Edward J. Ruppelt

What American general is convinced the UFO's are spaceships from other worlds? Have USAF jet-fighters ever fought with flying saucers? Was the Maury Island Mystery a hoax? Did flying saucers ever really buzz...


Uncommon Soldier: Brave, compassionate and tough, the making of our modern Diggers

by Chris Masters

The result of a six year immersive investigation, this is a penetrating and significant exploration of the nature of the modern Australian soldier - fighter, peacekeeper, street-level diplomat, aid worker.


The Rough Riders: (A Modern Library E-Book)

by Theodore Roosevelt

In 1898, as the Spanish-American War was escalating, Theodore Roosevelt assembled an improbable regiment of Ivy Leaguers, cowboys, Native Americans, African-Americans, and Western Territory land speculators....


Modern Military Strategy: An Introduction

by Elinor C. Sloan

This textbook provides a coherent introduction to post-Cold War and post-9/11 military theory for upper-level students seeking an initial understanding of strategic studies.

In the contemporary period there has...


Understanding Sun Tzu on the Art of War

by Robert Lawrence Cantrell

Understanding Sun Tzu on the Art of War is both a source and an interpretation of Sun Tzu's Art of War written to clarify Sun Tzu's philosophies on war without compromising the subtlety of thought needed to...


The Sea Warriors: Fighting Captains and Frigate Warfare in the Age of Nelson

by Richard Woodman

The Sea Warriors is the true story of the great frigate captains of the Nelsonic Royal Navy who spent long and arduous years away from their homes fighting for king and country, to win and hold control of the...


Torpedo: The Complete History of the World's Most Revolutionary Naval Weapon

by Roger Branfill-Cook

The torpedo was the greatest single game-changer in the history of naval warfare. For the first time it allowed any small, cheap torpedo-firing vessel - and by extension a small, minor navy - to threaten the...