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Marauders in the Mist

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This account of one man’s experience flying the much-maligned medium bomber of WW II, the Martin B-26 Marauder, embraces about half the total time span of the war but only a fraction of the area involved - the American and European Theaters of Operation.

X-Men

X-Men Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mike Carey
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Collecting X-Men (1991) #188-199 and #200-204 (A stories) and X-Men Annual (2007) #1. Mike Carey reinvigorates the X-Men! A shaken Sabretooth arrives at the X-Men’s doorstep — asking for asylum! But what could possibly strike terror into the heart of Victor Creed? The Children of the Vault have risen and they spell doom for the X-Men! Rogue must assemble a dangerous new squad — including Mystique, Cable, Lady Mastermind and Sabretooth — but when a terrifying alien threat emerges, can Rogue hold on to her sanity? Meanwhile, the deadliest foes in the X-Men’s history, the Marauders, return — and Gambit is front and center among their ranks! Why are the Marauders eliminating specific mutants? And what prize do they plan to rip from the X-Men’s hands? It’s an exciting new direction for the X-Men that sets up the status quo for the “Messiah Complex” event!

Stephen E. Ambrose The Men of War E-book Box Set

Stephen E. Ambrose The Men of War E-book Box Set Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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Stephen E. Ambrose The Men of War E-book Box Set by Stephen E. Ambrose Summary

“This e-book box set includes the following books by Stephen E. Ambrose, bringing into focus the men and women who fought in World War II: The Victors: A breathtaking work that follows the momentous events of the war from D-Day through to the final days, centering this epic drama on the citizen soldiers, the boys who became men as they fought, proving eventually unbeatable. A compelling celebration of military genius and heroism, and of camaraderie and courage. Citizen Soldiers: A riveting account that follows the individual characters of World War II, from the high command down to the ordinary soldier, drawing on hundreds of interviews to re-create the war experience with startling clarity and immediacy. From the hedgerows of Normandy to the overrunning of Germany, this is the real story of World War II from the perspective of the men and women who fought it. Wild Blue: Following this exceptional band of brothers, the young men who flew the B-24s over Germany in World War II against terrible odds, Ambrose recounts their extraordinary brand of heroism, skill, daring, and comradeship with the vivid detail and affection.”

Iron Man Epic Collection

Iron Man Epic Collection Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mike Friedrich
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Iron Man Epic Collection by Mike Friedrich Summary

Collects Iron Man (1968) #47-67. Tony Stark's life takes a turn for the extraordinary when his ESP-empowered fiancée, Marianne Rodgers, is tormented by visions of Iron Man's death! As if that wasn't drama enough, the Stark Industries' Board of Directors vies to force Tony from his own company as protesters riot at the gates! Then Iron Man goes cosmic with the first appearances of Thanos, Drax the Destroyer and Moondragon! And a gauntlet of classic villains - from the Mandarin to Whiplash - push our hero to his limits! It all stands against the backdrop of an increasingly tense love triangle between Tony Stark, Pepper Potts and Happy Hogan. An Avenger vs. Avenger battle and Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith's stunning retelling of Iron Man's origin top off this epic era!

The Deeds Of Valiant Men: A Study In Leadership. The Marauders In North Burma, 1944

The Deeds Of Valiant Men: A Study In Leadership. The Marauders In North Burma, 1944 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: LTC Henry L. Kinnison IV
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The Deeds Of Valiant Men: A Study In Leadership. The Marauders In North Burma, 1944 by LTC Henry L. Kinnison IV Summary

This paper is intended to examine key aspects of senior leadership in the execution of the North Burma Campaign of 1944 by the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional). The paper addresses the formation and training of the unit, also known as Merrill’s Marauders. It also addresses the three major missions performed by the Marauders to include the seizing of the Myitkyina airstrip. In particular, the paper considers the leadership of Generals Stilwell and Merrill during the campaign and examines new evidence concerning their performance.

Fighting Hitler's Jets

Fighting Hitler's Jets Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert F. Dorr
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Fighting Hitler's Jets brings together in a single, character-driven narrative two groups of men at war: on one side, American fighter pilots and others who battled the secret “wonder weapons” with which Adolf Hitler hoped to turn the tide; on the other, the German scientists, engineers, and pilots who created and used these machines of war on the cutting edge of technology. Written by Robert F. Dorr, renowned author of Zenith Press titles Hell Hawks!, Mission to Berlin, and Mission to Tokyo, the story begins with a display of high-tech secret weapons arranged for Hitler at a time when Germany still had prospects of winning the war. It concludes with Berlin in rubble and the Allies seeking German technology in order to jumpstart their own jet-powered aviation programs. Along the way, Dorr expertly describes the battles in the sky over the Third Reich that made it possible for the Allies to mount the D-Day invasion and advance toward Berlin. Finally, the book addresses both facts and speculation about German weaponry and leaders, including conspiracy theorists’ view that Hitler escaped in a secret aircraft at the war’s end. Where history and controversy collide with riveting narrative, Fighting Hitler’s Jets furthers a repertoire that comprises some of the United States’ most exceptional military writing.

Utah Beach

Utah Beach Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joseph Balkoski
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Utah Beach by Joseph Balkoski Summary

Balkoski is in top form in this groundbreaking analysis of the other half of America's D-Day.--Dennis Showalter, author of Patton and Rommel

Rivenhall

Rivenhall Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bruce Stait
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
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The wartime airfield at Rivenhall is typical of the many airbases that were hastily built in Britain following the entry of the US into the Second World War.

Fortress Rabaul

Fortress Rabaul Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bruce Gamble
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For most of World War II, the mention of Japan's island stronghold sent shudders through thousands of Allied airmen. Some called it “Fortress Rabaul,” an apt name for the headquarters of the Imperial Japanese forces in the Southwest Pacific. Author Bruce Gamble chronicles Rabaul’s crucial role in Japanese operations in the Southwest Pacific. Millions of square feet of housing and storage facilities supported a hundred thousand soldiers and naval personnel. Simpson Harbor and the airfields were the focus of hundreds of missions by American air forces. Winner of the "Gold Medal" (Military Writers Society of America) and "Editor's Choice Award" (Stone & Stone Second World War Books), Fortress Rabaul details a critical and, until now, little understood chapter in the history of World War II.

Interdictum

Interdictum Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Allen Kuzara
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How do you defeat what you cannot kill? After surviving the incident at probe NC-108, John Alvarez believes he is free to make a new life with his family. But when a radio wave emission source is observed approaching incorporated space, all that changes. An impending anti-life attack is expected, and Alvarez is suddenly thrust into action as the new face of Novos diplomacy. He must thrash against the slow-moving wheels of corporate leadership and convince holdouts from other settlements to join the inter-corporate defense strategy. But can he do it in time to give mankind a fighting chance?

The B-26 Goes to War

The B-26 Goes to War Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stan Walsh
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The B-26 Goes to War by Stan Walsh Summary

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar Chantilly, Virginia Two complete and separate design cycles chronicles our story – The B-26 Goes to War. War fever caused authorities to forego prototype testing – the B-26 went straight from drawing board to battle. The 22nd Bomb Group, with short 65 ft. wingspan B-26s entered combat in the Southwest Pacific. The Army’s Torpedo Challenge chronicles exploits in the realm of pure fantasy. Getting-it-right – Navy torpedoes on Army bombers – is intense, vivid and entertaining. Flying the “straight” uncovered deficiencies. A modified B-26B emerged with a 71 ft. wingspan. These were earmarked for combat in North Africa and Europe. For the Flak-Bait story see Appendix H. The ultramodern Martin B-26 prototype medium bomber first flown 25 November 1940 achieved a top speed of 315 mph, fastest of any U.S. bomber and narrowing the gap between its speed and that of existing Army pursuit planes. Innovations include: self-sealing gas tanks, armor plating and a full bomb load of two tons.

The Victors

The Victors Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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The Victors by Stephen E. Ambrose Summary

From America’s preeminent military historian, Stephen E. Ambrose, comes the definitive telling of the war in Europe, from D-Day, June 6, 1944, to the end, eleven months later, on May 7, 1945. This authoritative narrative account is drawn by the author himself from his five acclaimed books about that conflict, most particularly from the definitive and comprehensive D-Day and Citizen Soldiers, about which the great Civil War historian James McPherson wrote, “If there is a better book about the experience of GIs who fought in Europe during World War II, I have not read it. Citizen Soldiers captures the fear and exhilaration of combat, the hunger and cold and filth of the foxholes, the small intense world of the individual rifleman as well as the big picture of the European theater in a manner that grips the reader and will not let him go. No one who has not been there can understand what combat is like but Stephen Ambrose brings us closer to an understanding than any other historian has done.” The Victors also includes stories of individual battles, raids, acts of courage and suffering from Pegasus Bridge, an account of the first engagement of D-Day, when a detachment of British airborne troops stormed the German defense forces and paved the way for the Allied invasion; and from Band of Brothers, an account of an American rifle company from the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment who fought, died, and conquered, from Utah Beach through the Bulge and on to Hitter's Eagle’s Nest in Germany. Stephen Ambrose is also the author of Eisenhower, the greatest work on Dwight Eisenhower, and one of the editors of the Supreme Allied Commander's papers. He describes the momentous decisions about how and where the war was fought, and about the strategies and conduct of the generals and officers who led the invasion and the bloody drive across Europe to Berlin. But, as always with Stephen E. Ambrose, it is the ranks, the ordinary boys and men, who command his attention and his awe. The Victors tells their stories, how citizens became soldiers in the best army in the world. Ambrose draws on thousands of interviews and oral histories from government and private archives, from the high command—Eisenhower, Bradley, Patton—on down through officers and enlisted men, to re-create the last year of the Second World War when the Allied soldiers pushed the Germans out of France, chased them across Germany, and destroyed the Nazi regime.

Marauders By Gerry Duggan Vol. 1

Marauders By Gerry Duggan Vol. 1 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gerry Duggan
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Collects Marauders #1-6. Ahoy, muties - the X-Men sail at dawn! Mutantkind has begun a glorious new era on Krakoa, but some nations’ human authorities are preventing mutants from escaping to this new homeland. Which is where Captain Kate Pryde and her high-seas allies come in! Funded by Emma Frost and the Hellfire Trading Company, Kate and her crew of Storm, Pyro, Bishop and Iceman sail the seven seas to liberate their fellow mutants - as the Marauders! But the real cutthroats are back home in the Hellfire Club’s Inner Circle, where Sebastian Shaw has recruited a new Black Bishop to aid in his machinations against the Club’s two queens. As tensions rise, Kate’s crew finds itself caught in the dead center of the Battle of Madripoor! Can the Marauders avoid being made to walk the plank?

The Build Up

The Build Up Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martin W. Bowman
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For the Allies as well as Germany, it will be the longest day'. So said Field Marshall Erwin Rommel of the operations on D-Day; and he was correct. This is the first volume of a most impressive tribute and comprehensive five-part work that includes a multitude of personal military and civilian accounts of the aerial operations which were carried out on D-Day. At fifteen minutes after midnight on 6 June 1944 Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Hitlers Festung Europe, became reality. The logistics of landing almost 250,000 men by amphibious craft seems almost unimaginable, yet a massive aerial umbrella of 3,000 RAF and USAAF fighters, fighter-bombers and heavy bombers, headed for France and more than 1,000 transport aircraft dropped more than 17.000 paratroopers to secure the flanks and beach exits of the assault area. Air superiority in the invasion areas was total. It was a day that changed the whole course of the war and resulted in the first steps to final victory in Europe. Copious quotes from American and British and Dominion forces, fighting men, sailors, airmen from the occupied countries and their German opponents, tell of incredible, illuminating and often under-stated actions of extraordinary courage, companionship and a common fear of death or serious injury which offer a more personalized view of D-Day. This first volume sets an impressive precedent for the rest of the series.

A Palmetto Boy

A Palmetto Boy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bobbie Swearingen Smith
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A Palmetto Boy by Bobbie Swearingen Smith Summary

These diaries and family letters reveals the experiences of Senator Benjamin Tillman’s brother as a Confederate captain during and after the Civil War. Though the Tillman family of Edgefield, South Carolina, is important to Palmetto State history, James Adams Tillman never became a politician like his famous brothers Ben and George. Instead, at the age of twenty-four, James died from injuries sustained during the Civil War. Now, in this collection of diary entries and family letters, James’s story is finally told. Edited by Bobbie Swearingen Smith, this collection offers a significant historical record of the Civil War era as experienced by a member of this prominent South Carolina family. At nineteen, Tillman enlisted with the Twenty-fourth South Carolina Volunteer Infantry of Edgefield. He served on the coastal defenses south of Charleston and fought in both battles of Secessionville, as well as at Chickamauga, where he was wounded. Under the command of General Johnston in Tennessee and North Carolina, Tillman retreated from General Sherman’s advance. At the war’s end, Tillman wrote about the onset of Reconstruction and those he saw as descending on South Carolina to profit from the defeated South. A Palmetto Boy shares both the immediacy of Tillman’s thoughts from the war front and his contemplative expressions of those experiences for his family on the home front. Tillman’s personal narrative adds another layer to our understanding of the historical significance of the Tillman family and offers a compelling firsthand account of the motivations and actions of a young South Carolinian at war.

Citizen Soldiers

Citizen Soldiers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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From Stephen E. Ambrose, bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U.S. army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of the bitterest days of World War II. In this riveting account, historian Stephen E. Ambrose continues where he left off in his #1 bestseller D-Day. Citizen Soldiers opens at 0001 hours, June 7, 1944, on the Normandy beaches, and ends at 0245 hours, May 7, 1945, with the allied victory. It is biography of the US Army in the European Theater of Operations, and Ambrose again follows the individual characters of this noble, brutal, and tragic war. From the high command down to the ordinary soldier, Ambrose draws on hundreds of interviews to re-create the war experience with startling clarity and immediacy. From the hedgerows of Normandy to the overrunning of Germany, Ambrose tells the real story of World War II from the perspective of the men and women who fought it.

Merrill’s Marauders February - May 1944 [Illustrated Edition]

Merrill’s Marauders February - May 1944 [Illustrated Edition] Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anon
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Merrill’s Marauders February - May 1944 [Illustrated Edition] by Anon Summary

Includes 27 Maps, 2 Sketches and 23 Photos THE 5307th COMPOSITE UNIT (Provisional) of the Army of the United States was organized and trained for long-range penetration behind enemy lines in Japanese-held Burma. Commanded by Brig. Gen. (now Maj. Gen.) Frank D. Merrill, its 2,997 officers and men became popularly known as "Merrill’s Marauders." From February to May, 1944 the operations of the Marauders were closely coordinated with those of the Chinese 22d and 38th Divisions in a drive to recover northern Burma and clear the way for the construction of the Ledo Road, which was to link the Indian railhead at Ledo with the old Burma Road to China. The Marauders were foot soldiers who marched and fought through jungles and over mountains from the Hukawng Valley in northwestern Burma to Myitkyina on the Irrawaddy River. In 5 major and 30 minor engagements they met and defeated the veteran soldiers of the Japanese 18th Division. Operating in the rear of the main forces of the Japanese, they prepared the way for the southward advance of the Chinese by disorganizing supply lines and communications. The climax of the Marauders’ operations was the capture of the Myitkyina airfield, the only all-weather strip in northern Burma. This was the final victory of the 5307th Composite Unit, which was disbanded in August, 1944.

The Western European and Mediterranean Theaters in World War II

The Western European and Mediterranean Theaters in World War II Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Donal Sexton
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The Western European and Mediterranean Theaters in World War II by Donal Sexton Summary

The Western European and Mediterranean Theaters in World War II is a concise, comprehensive guide for students, teachers, and history buffs of the Second World War. With an emphasis on the American forces in these theaters, each entry is accompanied by a brief annotation that will allow researchers to navigate through the vast amount of literature on the campaigns fought in these regions with ease. Focusing on all aspects surrounding the U.S. involvement in the Western European and Mediterranean theaters, including politics, religion, biography, strategy, intelligence, and operations, this bibliography will be a welcome addition to the collection of any academic or research library. Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies provide concise, annotated bibliographies to the major areas and events in American military history. With the inclusion of brief critical annotations after each entry, the student and researcher can easily assess the utility of each bibliographic source and evaluate the abundance of resources available with ease and efficiency. Comprehensive, concise, and current—Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies are an essential research tool for any historian.

Daredevil Epic Collection

Daredevil Epic Collection Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stan Lee,Various
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Daredevil Epic Collection by Stan Lee,Various Summary

Born to a past-his-prime prizefighter, Matt Murdock's luck always ran a step behind his good intentions. When a daring act to save a man's life blinds young Murdock, he finds that the same accident has enhanced his remaining senses to superhuman levels! He becomes Daredevil, a gritty hero born from murder but tempered with the desire to protect the downtrodden. COLLECTING: DAREDEVIL (1964) #1-21.

Merrill's Marauders

Merrill's Marauders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: DIANE Publishing Company
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An account of the operations of the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional) in North Burma from February to May in 1994 during WW II. The Marauders' efforts was part of a coordinated Allied offensive to reconquer North Burma. Details of the offensive are summarized briefly to set the operations of the 5307th within a larger framework. The narrative is based on interviews conducted after the operation. Contents: 1st mission: Walawbum; 2nd mission: Shaduzup & Inkangahtawng; 3rd mission: Myitkyina; casualties; & decorations. Photos & maps.

A Day to Pick Your Own Cotton (Shenandoah Sisters Book #2)

A Day to Pick Your Own Cotton (Shenandoah Sisters Book #2) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Phillips
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Book 2 of Shenandoah Sisters. Mayme and Katie, from entirely different worlds, have been thrown together in the chaotic aftermath of the Civil War. Just teenagers, they are left to survive only by their own wits and shared experiences. Gradually, they are learning to appreciate each other's strengths and to shore up each other's weaknesses. Out of their efforts to simply stay alive comes a growing awareness of the Lord's love and care for them, as well as the dim outlines of a plan to keep Rosewood Plantation operating. The book continues the story begun in Angels Watching Over Me, of two very appealing but contrasting characters and their secret mission to provide a sanctuary for others who have been left alone and adrift by a tragic war.

Merrill's Marauders

Merrill's Marauders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gavin Mortimer
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In August of 1943, a call went out for American soldiers willing to embark on a "hazardous and dangerous mission" behind enemy lines in Burma. The war department wanted 3,000 volunteers, and it didn't care who they were; they would be expendable, with an expected casualty rate of 85 percent. The men who took up the challenge were, in the words of one, "bums and cast-offs" with rap sheets and reputations for trouble. One war reporter described them as "Dead End Kids," but by the end of their five-month mission, those that remained had become the legendary "Merrill's Marauders." From award-winning historian Gavin Mortimer, Merrill's Marauders is the story of the American World War II special forces unit originally codenamed "Galahad," which, in 1944, fought its way through 700 miles of snake-infested Burmese jungle--what Winston Churchill described as "the most forbidding fighting country imaginable." Though their mission to disrupt Japanese supply lines and communications was ultimately successful, paving the way for the Allied conquest of Burma, the Marauders paid a terrible price for their victory. By the time they captured the crucial airfield of Myitkyina in May 1944, only 200 of the original 3,000 men remained; the rest were dead, wounded, or riddled with disease. This is the definitive nonfiction narrative of arguably the most extraordinary, but also unsung, American special forces unit in World War II.

Earth, the Marauder

Earth, the Marauder Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Arthur J. Burks
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The earthstrange paradoxwas dying because it had learned the Secret of Life. Twenty centuries before, the last war of aggression had been fought, in order that an over-populated nation might find room in which to live. Now all the earth was one nation, speaking one tongueand there were no more lands to conquer.

Every Man in This Village is a Liar

Every Man in This Village is a Liar Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Megan K. Stack
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A shattering account of war and disillusionment from a young woman reporter on the front lines of the war on terror. A few weeks after the planes crashed into the World Trade Center, journalist Megan K. Stack was thrust into Afghanistan and Pakistan, dodging gunmen, prodding warlords for information, and witnessing the changes sweeping the Muslim world. Every Man in This Village Is a Liar is her riveting story of what she saw in the combat zones and beyond. She relates her initial wild excitement and slow disillusionment as the cost of violence outweighs the promise of democracy; she records the raw pain of suicide bombings in Israel and Iraq; and, one by one, she marks the deaths and disappearances of those she interviews.

The Marauder War

The Marauder War Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew Scott
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Across thousands of light-years, hundreds of worlds, and many races, war is brewing. An unseen enemy strikes out at the fragile balance of power in the galaxy. An old threat, originally thought dead, rises again. The dragon-shifters have all but vanished . . . or so it was thought. All but one—a man named Indari. With his power and his mind, he must forge an alliance between his people and the galactic powers of the known universe. Can one man make a difference in a war fought against an enemy they’ve yet to understand?

Marauders' Moon

Marauders' Moon Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Luke Short
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Marauders' Moon by Luke Short Summary

A captured outlaw gets caught up in a bloody range war in this thrilling tale of the Old West from a Levi Strauss Golden Saddleman Award–winning author. Lawbreaker Webb Cousins is headed for a short trial and a long stretch in jail. A bounty hunter has him cuffed and covered, with no chance of escape. But when the prisoner and his captor ride into the town of Wagon Mound, death rides with them. In a flash of rifle fire and a spray of blood, Cousins finds himself shackled to a dead man—and unwittingly caught up in a murderous range war he wants nothing to do with. To ride away a free man will take more than breaking his bonds. He’ll have to wage a one-man battle against two bitter enemies locked in a vicious cycle of vengeance and cruelty. It will take every ounce of cunning, a double shot of courage, and a long, dark ride into hell for Cousins to finally break free. Luke Short, along with such legendary authors as Zane Grey and Louis L’Amour, helped transform the stories of the American West from dime-store pulp into an immensely popular literary genre. Marauders’ Moon is one of his grittiest and most suspenseful stories of western adventure.

World War Ii Reminiscences

World War Ii Reminiscences Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Col. John H. Roush Jr.
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World War Ii Reminiscences by Col. John H. Roush Jr. Summary

This volume presents a dramatic collection of significant combat experiences of 79 men in WWII, as told from one combat veteran to another. In the 86 chapters are stories involving all the various branches of combat service and all of the various theaters of war. Within reminiscences, veterans of dangerous encounters are much more apt to open up with details in discussions with men who have also experienced combat. Many find it emotionally distressing to talk of the war with the general public or to recall the horrors of warfare. This is not a history book nor any attempt to tell the big picture of grand campaigns. Instead it is a collection of personal involvements in one-at-a-time incidents of conflict. Many ask what was it like in WWII, for our conflicts in recent years have been vastly different. It has been said that war has become and continues to be an intractable social phenomenon. While some say its elimination is necessary to the survival of mankind, we do not seem to have approached closer to that elimination in the sixty-seven years since WWII ended. Encounters of Warfare remain a stark reality within the present era. That being so, perhaps we should read of what happened as recalled in the most vivid memories of men involved in the most overpowering conflict of modern warfare. Sincerely, John Roush

Brazos River Marauders

Brazos River Marauders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: E. Roy Hector
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Brazos River Marauders by E. Roy Hector Summary

Colt Horn was born on a pioneer trail to Scottish parents seeking new land they could call their own. But at the age of fifteen, he finds his parents murdered and is set adrift on the dangerous mission of vengeance. He grows to manhood surviving battles, hardships, and struggles, eventually becoming the owner of a large ranch. When he meets Liz Hanes, he wants to marry her and settle down. But none of his dreams can be realized until his parents' murderers are brought to justice. Colt learns that the man who killed his parents and is now leader of the Brazos River Marauders, wants him dead or alive and has posted a large bounty on his head. The attacks on neighboring ranches and on his life provoke him to leave his ranch and work full-time in an effort to eliminate the lawlessness in his valley. He will, at last, bring the leader of the Brazos River Marauders to justice-or die trying. Plenty of action brings the Old West to life in this tale filled with cowboys, love, revenge, and ultimately, redemption.

The Marauders

The Marauders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tom Cooper
Editor: Crown
ISBN: 080414057X
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"A little Elmore Leonard, a little Charles Portis, and very much its own uniquely American self. . .Tom Cooper has written one hell of a novel." –Stephen King When the BP oil spill devastates the Louisiana Gulf Coast, the citizens of the bayou town of Jeanette scramble to replace their lost livelihoods. Among them is one-armed, pill-popping shrimper Gus Lindquist, who has nothing left but the dying glimmer of a boyhood dream: finding the lost treasure of pirate Jean Lafitte. With his metal detector and Pez dispenser full of Oxycontin, Lindquist steers his rickety shrimp boat into the savage Louisiana swamps. Along his journey, Gus meets a motley crew of characters: Wes Trench, a young Cajun man estranged from his father since his mother died in Katrina; Reginald and Victor Toup, sociopathic twin brothers and drug lords; Cosgrove and Hanson, petty criminals searching for a secret that could make them rich, or kill them; and Brady Grimes, a BP middleman out to make his career by swindling the townsfolk of Jeanette, among them his own mother. Funny, dark, and compelling, The Marauders throws these characters on a rollicking collision course that all of them might not survive.

The Marauders

The Marauders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patrick Strickland
Editor: Melville House
ISBN: 1612199275
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“The Marauders is a blistering book, a hard-ass stare into the voracious mouth of the US-Mexico border. Patrick Strickland has done a fine piece of reporting from places we don’t dare to tread.” — Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The Devil's Highway This real-life Western tells the story of how citizens in a small Arizona border town stood up to anti-immigrant militias and vigilantes. The Marauders uncovers the riveting nonfiction saga of far-right militias terrorizing the border towns of southern Arizona. In one of the towns profiled, Arivaca, rogue militia members killed a man and his nine-year-old daughter in 2009. In response, the residents organized and spent two years trying to push the new militias out through boycotts and by urging local businesses to ban them. The militias and vigilante groups again raised the stakes, spreading Pizzagate-style conspiracy theories alleging that town residents were complicit in child sex trafficking, prompting fears of vigilante violence. The Marauders flips the standard formula most often applied to stories about immigration and the far right. Too often those stories are told from the perspective of the ones committing the violence. While Strickland doesn't shy away from exploring those dark themes, the far right are not the protagonists of the book. Rather, the people targeted by hate groups, and the individuals who rose up to stop them in their tracks, are the heroes of this dramatic story.

Marauders of the Synchronetic Line

Marauders of the Synchronetic Line Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David J. Barron
Editor: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457537907
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Delve into the world of UFO abduction as you follow the story of a man tortured by serial abductions who is suddenly thrust into a world beyond his comprehension. Old style sci-fi action mixes with gritty adult drama in this tale that incorporates actual historical events and science fiction into one possible reality. See the fierce battles that ensue when human beings retaliate in a secret war against the invaders. Join the Marauders of the Synchronetic Line as they travel those avenues hidden from the rest of us, fight back against a tyranny only few believe in or understand, and seek justice in a universe that shows no mercy.

A Time of Omens

A Time of Omens Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Katharine Kerr
Editor: Spectra
ISBN: 0307574067
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“This grand saga is by a wide margin the best Celtic fantasy around.”—Chicago Sun-Times In Deverry the volatile history of humanity continues as a dashing young king journeys to his throne in disguise, fulfilling an ancient prophecy. In the Westlands the exiled lord Rhodry travels anonymously as a silver dagger—a mercenary—as he did in his youth, following a destiny that will take him from the grassy plains of the elven peoples to the hills and towns of Deverry, where dark forces are gathering. And from the shadowy land of the Guardians come omens, ill-defined and mysterious, that seem to point the way toward cataclysmic war. . . . Praise for A Time of Omens “Kerr fluently and gracefully limns her Celtic-based medieval world, depicting attractive and colorful men, women, and elves.”—Publishers Weekly

Den perfekta förklädnaden (En thrillerserie om Jessie Hunt – Bok 10)

Den perfekta förklädnaden (En thrillerserie om Jessie Hunt – Bok 10) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Blake Pierce
Editor: Blake Pierce
ISBN: 1094363545
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"Ett mästerverk av thriller och mystik. Blake Pierce gjorde ett fantastiskt jobb med att utveckla karaktärer med en psykologisk sida så väl beskriven att vi känner i deras sinnen, följer deras rädsla och hejar på deras framgång. Full av vändningar, den här boken kommer att hålla dig vaken till sista sidans vändning.” --Böcker och filmrecensioner, Roberto Mattos (re Once Gone) THE PERFECT DISGUISE är bok #10 i en ny psykologisk spänningsserie av bästsäljande författaren Blake Pierce, som börjar med The Perfect Wife, en #1 bästsäljare (och gratis nedladdning) med över 500 femstjärniga recensioner. När en krävande Hollywoodstjärna mördas måste Jessie navigera sig igenom den skumma världen av filmstudior, casting-regissörer, producenter, agenter, rivaliserande skådespelare och ett ekosystem av människor som kanske ville ha henne mördad. Efter den ena chockerande vändningen efter den andra kan sanningen, enligt Jessie, vara mycket mer oväntad än någon tror. Kan Jessie, som fortfarande brottas med sina egna demoner, komma in i mördarens sinne och stoppa honom innan han slår till igen? En fartfylld psykologisk spänningsthriller med oförglömliga karaktärer och hjärtklappande spänning, THE PERFECT DISGUISE är bok #10 i en spännande ny serie som kommer att lämna dig att vända sidor långt in på natten. Böcker #11-#21 finns också tillgängliga!

X-Men

X-Men Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonathan Hickman
Editor: Marvel Entertainment
ISBN: 1302939114
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Collects X-Men (2019) #21, Marauders (2019) #21, Excalibur (2019) #21, X-Force (2019) #20, New Mutants (2019) #19, X-Factor (2020) #10, Hellions (2020) #12, S.W.O.R.D. (2020) #6, Way of X (2021) #3, X-Corp (2021) #2, Wolverine (2020) #13, Planet-Size X-Men (2021) #1, material from Classic X-Men (1986) #7, Hellfire Gala Guide. The X-Men are rolling out the red carpet for the biggest Krakoan event of the season - and this high-class hardcover details every drink, dance, dalliance and deception at the Hellfire Gala!

Casto

Casto Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Xenia Melzer
Editor: DSP Publications
ISBN: 1634768388
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Can demigod and warlord Renaldo find a balance between a beautiful captive, Casto, and his own destiny as ruler and god?

Gods and Heroes

Gods and Heroes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Foss
Editor: Michael O\'Mara Books
ISBN: 1782432531
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The travelling storyteller combined many talents: scholar, educator, linguist, poet and musician. He showed learning, curiosity and judgement, but most of all he could not resist a good story. True to their original telling and stripped of the sanitization of later centuries, these powerful tales make compelling reading. The traveller's tales are shaped by the landscape, character, tradition and weather of the stops along his journey: standing below the snow-streaked, cloud-capped massif of Olympus, he feels the awe and majesty of the gods. In the wilderness of Thessaly, menaced by bears and wolves, he recognises the cruel, barbarian anger of Achilles and the ferocious extravagance of Hercules. In soft Eleusis, strong wine at the day's end brings him to the Mysteries of Dionysus and the Bacchic frenzy. The Mycenaean ruins impress on him the workings of the hand of fate: the frailty of empire, the waste of the ten year's Trojan war, the horror of Agamemnon's domestic grief. Under the illumination of the startling Greek light the storyteller interprets for his listeners the sense they have of themselves. His stories of myth and legend are the oldest speculations of the first deep-thinking people of Europe. They are also the first and longest-lasting entertainments of the European imagination.

Missing the Mark

Missing the Mark Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Susanne Thoen
Editor: WestBowPress
ISBN: 1490824855
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Luke Brighton, the Earl of Edentown, surveyed the land. The sun shone in the sky but there was an unmistakable oppression covering everything. The earth was hard, barley yielding any nutrients for the crops the people of Olddenburg needed. And still, even with these paltry harvests, King Matar continually demanded more. More taxes, more laws, more judgment ...something needed to change. The earl had come many years ago with the intent of making a difference, but the townspeople shut him off. Even those on his own property could not understand what he meant when he spoke of freedom. He knew the time was coming when he would need to make his move. The people of Olddenburg and his young wards deserved more than this meager lifestyle. He was the one who could bring it to pass, but would they recognize it? Would those of his household have the courage to walk in true freedom or had they grown too accepting of their fate with King Matar? Come, find out, as you enter a world where one family can change the fate of the entire realm.

Drought: The Red Marauder

Drought: The Red Marauder Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael McKernan
Editor: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1741159059
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At any one time, there is a drought wreaking havoc with the land and the people who depend on it. Drought is a fact of life in Australia but not readily acknowledged as an integral part of the landscape. This is a story told through the eyes of those who have lived through numerous droughts, telling of their suffering and endurance.

Marshall’s Marauders

Marshall’s Marauders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Allan Lobeck
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1483420116
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The story of Marshall Rooker becoming the nation’s most decorated war hero ever. Marshall Rooker is an infantry officer headed to fight in the Vietnam War. He is unsure of himself and how best to protect his men. The book takes this young country high school athlete and molds him into a war hero. While performing he is wounded and almost dies while winning the Medal of Honor. He feels he was only doing his assigned tasks and protecting his men and shuns any publicity. After winning the Medal of Honor he is asked to lead one more mission into Cambodia.

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