Posted on

Winged Escort (The Modern Naval Fiction Library)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.96 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Later they associated this title with the epic hero Lakshmana. A survivor of Operation Cobra wrote, “One’s life is held in balance by a little piece of metal smaller than a man’s finger.‿ Depending upon the vagaries of combat that “little piece of metal‿might kill, wound, graze or miss completely. Other military and feudal titles were: Mahasamantadhipati, Mahasamanta, Mahamandalika, raja, rajakula (later known as Rawal), senani, Thakkura (the Thakur of later times) and Kanaka.

Continue reading Winged Escort (The Modern Naval Fiction Library)

Posted on

The Sands of Sakkara

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.58 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The myth is that there are many "lost" tunnels linking the Palmerston era land forts to the north & north east of Plymouth. The epic German offensive to take the strategically crucial fortress in north-east France reached its bloody end 100 years ago this month. There is some information on officers, including lists of officers service, digests of service and a few commissions. The CWGC’s website at www.cwgc.org contains an indexed database. We generally think of the Chinese Communists as the great insurgents�a weaker army defeating the more modernized Chinese Nationalist forces.

Continue reading The Sands of Sakkara

Posted on

When Soldiers Cried

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.03 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Authorities say Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo, 24, jumped between the civilian shooter and a another sailor, saving her life. Just before evening, William feigned a general withdrawal and many Saxons again broke ranks to pursue. The Blechman “political” incidents varied widely in the size & composition of US military forces which became involved, ranging from a visit to a foreign port by a single warship to the development of major ground, air & naval units against a backdrop including the mobilization of reserves & the placing on alert of strategic nuclear forces.

Continue reading When Soldiers Cried

Posted on

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.58 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The war had devolved into mad suicide rushes across no man’s land into the teeth of the new Maxim guns. I decided I would join the army, thinking that would change me. It is wider than the Kapahulu Tunnel by a few feet, but is only 13 feet high at the center, meaning that large vehicles need to drive down the middle of the tunnel. Download single images or build your own collections. Here is fun on the Hoe around the same time, and here at Eastern Kings.

Continue reading A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel

Posted on

Love and War: Volume Two of the North and South Trilogy

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.25 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Macedonian Alexander the Great effectively deployed his cavalry forces to secure victories. These date from the private diary of an Admiral Tomlin of the Royal Navy at the start of the 20th century. A comprehensive 1895 law directed that all general officers be selected by the governor, with the consent of the state senate, and serve a four year term. Sign up for email alerts on US & Military History products, news, and offers from the U.

Continue reading Love and War: Volume Two of the North and South Trilogy

Posted on

Days Without End

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.30 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Moreover, the close and compact ranks, which were so efficacious against the irregular warriors of the country, became an absolute element of weakness when the soldiers were exposed to heavy volleys from the distant enemy. Connecting recent events and recent wars together and with the historical forces that lead to the present is part of the goal of this website. Islamic rulers turned almost at once to the offensive, though a major blow to Christian power did not come until 1144, when the Muslims recaptured Edessa, on the Euphrates River.

Continue reading Days Without End

Posted on

The President's Sandbox: LBJ And The Khe Sanh Terrain Model

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.25 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Fighting raged back and forth for three days before the Unionists emerged triumphant. As has been explained, the risks to life and property in peacetime were no less than in wartime; but war brought the added advantage of booty (cattle and women); the opportunity for personal honour and distinction, and, collectively, the permission for a regiment which had served and fought well to marry, and to don the head-ring. S. and 48 other nations, officially ending WWII.

Continue reading The President's Sandbox: LBJ And The Khe Sanh Terrain Model

Posted on

Dartmouth Conspiracy

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.49 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Rivalry between regiments was so keen that faction fights were not uncommon. Digests of services for 1st and 2nd Battalions and some War Diaries. /3 Histories of the Regiment, 1884-1974 /4 Addresses and Messages of Appreciation, 1833-1962 /5 Honours and Casualties of War, 1845-1957 /8 Rolls of Companies and Officers, 1809-1945 /10 Accounts and Pay Lists, 1782-1915 /11 Records of Arrests and Illegal Absences, 1920-1940 (closed for 100 years) /13 Papers relating to Organisation and Training, 1798-1946 /14 Papers relating to Dress, Clothing and Equipment, 1930-1979 /15 Papers relating to the Band, 1904-1951 /20 Regimental and Battalion Newspapers and Gazettes, 1883-1993 /21 Catalogues and Registers of the Regimental Museum, 1956-1971 /25 Biographical and Historical Notes, 1869-1984 /26 Illustrations and Printed Material, 1776-1993 Each Regiment is divided into Battalions.

Continue reading Dartmouth Conspiracy

Posted on

Storm Warning

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.41 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

I began in 1960 with a campaign narrative: Mons: The Retreat to Victory; nine more books about that war followed, the last of which, in 1982, White Heat: The New Warfare 1914-19, is unashamedly a study of its technology. WINDOWS AND MAC BY POPULAR REQUEST:ABOVE: this scan of Penlee Battery near Plymouth Sound - taken in 1920`s at start of Admiral`s Cup Yacht Race. These books start at the end of the First World War at the time when the Army was reorganised and all soldiers, whether new recruits or continuing their service, were re-issued with new, seven digit numbers.

Continue reading Storm Warning

Posted on

The Soldier's Song (Soldier's Song Trilogy)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.58 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

A master’s degree in military history will involve learning new research strategies and tools, improving oral and written communication skills, and acquiring important reasoning skills. The Zulu also discovered subsequently, when they came to encounter the Boers, that the stabbing assegai was almost useless against fast-moving, mounted enemies, and they were obliged to resort, increasingly, to the original - throwing - form of the weapon. Marines #2: "I came out to one person when I was in my first unit.

Continue reading The Soldier's Song (Soldier's Song Trilogy)