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My Reminiscences of East Africa: The German East Africa Campaign in World War One – A General’s Memoir (Hardcover) By General Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck
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General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck of the German East-Africa campaign shares his narrative of the war, and his effective use of guerilla warfare to keep a far larger Allied army in check. Unlike his... More > counterparts in Europe, whose war degenerated to infamous trench warfare, Lettow-Vorbeck led a highly effective campaign that impressed commanders on both sides. His campaign took place over modern-day Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania, with parts of Britain’s colonial holdings eventually also subject to skirmishing. The cunning use of terrain, weather, ambush, guns from the sunken ship Königsberg, and local auxiliaries meant Lettow-Vorbeck’s small force kept an Allied army roughly ten times as large occupied. Lettow-Vorbeck and other military figures in Germany had calculated how effective a guerilla campaign could be in Africa prior to the war commencing in 1914. Frustrated by his successes, the British sent reinforcements totaling over 70,000 men in 1916 – these too failed to gain a decisive victory.< Less
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PACIFIC! Japanese & USMC Forces 1939-1945 By Dean Wilson
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Flames of War compliant suplement detailing the Japanese and USMC Forces for the Pacific Theatre of WW2, 1937 to 1945. Includes special rules on bunkers, detailed order of battle for IJN forces from... More > the invasion of China in '37 to defence of the Home Islands in '45. Including engineering rules, obstacles and comprehensive rules on bunkers, obstacles, kamikaze atacks, banzai charges and desperate defenders rules. Detailed TO&E for the USMC from D-Series, E-Series and finally F-Series organisation -rules foramphibious assaulots, engineers, ship-to-shore bombardments and a whole host more! Fully illustrated with pictures, photographs and a comprehensive rules and order of battle section make this an invaluable addition to your FoW collection.< Less
PACIFIC! Japanese & USMC Forces 1939-1945 By Dean Wilson
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Flames of War compliant suplement detailing the Japanese and USMC Forces for the Pacific Theatre of WW2, 1937 to 1945. Includes special rules on bunkers, detailed order of battle for IJN forces from... More > the invasion of China in '37 to defence of the Home Islands in '45. Including engineering rules, obstacles and comprehensive rules on bunkers, obstacles, kamikaze atacks, banzai charges and desperate defenders rules. Detailed TO&E for the USMC from D-Series, E-Series and finally F-Series organisation -rules foramphibious assaulots, engineers, ship-to-shore bombardments and a whole host more! Fully illustrated with pictures, photographs and a comprehensive rules and order of battle section make this an invaluable addition to your FoW collection.< Less
Eugene By John G Smith
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After a tough tour of duty as an RAF conscript, Eugene returns home from war-ravaged Burma. He is unexpectedly excluded from the family business and sets out to succeed in business by exploiting the... More > opportunities that present themselves in post-war Britain. For all his success Eugene still mourns the loss of the beautiful young Burmese nurse named Chit, who tenderly nurtured him back to life. Their relationship was brutally shattered when he was dragged away from her, arrested for fraternising with a local. Eugene is forced to make a life-changing decision – marry Chit, face court martial and a possible death sentence, or return home. Not knowing whether he’ll ever see his first love again? Eugene is driven to succeed but family tragedies ensue – his older brother commits suicide and his brother-in-law is killed in a mining accident. Eugene finds himself thriving at a time when the rest are going to wrack and ruin. But greed and self-interest take their toll and disintegration looms.< Less
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A is for Armageddon By I. M. Nobudi
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It is late in the 2008 presidential campaign. A far right third party candidate named Bartholomew Lord is a popular champion of conservative causes, but he has no hope of winning the election. Bin... More > Thayer has unexpectedly joined the ranks of bestselling authors by publishing a novel that satirizes extremist philosophies. After her appearance on a PBS talking-heads program she and her fellow guests inexplicably become the targets of repeated murder attempts. They conclude that the assassins are after Bishop T. Ulrich Brown because he is engaged in an independent investigation into investment fraud involving the Catholic Church. But who is behind it? Bin and the priests of Saint Mungo's Cathedral in the small metropolis of Windfall Illinois join forces with an unlikely coalition of conservative and liberal political and social leaders to find out why, and to foil a conspiracy that threatens the world.< Less
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The Empress By M.R. Cady
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The self-made, hard-hearted, green-eyed empress of Rome has everything she could ever want or need — that is, until she meets Catalina, a feisty Spanish slave who is seemingly without fear of... More > the notoriously vicious ruler. Empress Servia Fabia Maxima finds herself drawn to Catalina, who slowly begins to chisel away at the ice around the empress’s heart and makes her wonder whether there is more to the world than merely ruling it. But with a brutal military campaign to overtake the Far East, societal demands for the ruler to produce an heir and a suspected plot to overthrow her reign, Servia fears she could never become the empress Catalina believes she can be. And amid her abundance of struggles, the Roman empress soon comes to find she may be forced to lose not only her kingdom, but also the young Spaniard who stole her heart.< Less

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