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Conner and Jackson: The Boyd Brothers By Matthew Reade
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“On a cold December night in 1921, a set of twin boys was born in a small cottage in Richmond, Virginia. Their names were Conner and Jackson Boyd...” Three generations have passed since... More > the death of the legendary John Boyd and his father, Stephen. However, their blood runs through the veins of the next heroes; Conner and Jackson Boyd. It is World War II. The horrible attack at Pearl Harbor has just occurred, and the two brothers, along with their comrades, are sent to free a small coastal city from German control. But then, the worst happens. Their transport is shot down, and the entire crew is killed except for the two young men. But when a British soldier named James Farion joins them with the news of a horrific weapon that the Germans intend to employ against the United States, the men must race against time to stop the evil plot by Wilhelm von Schreider to destroy their country forever.< Less
Aerial Attack Study By Captain John Boyd
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The monograph prepared by Capt. Boyd in 1961, and the first statement of Energy Maneuverability, now the basis of aerial combat doctrine in all western air forces.
When Sun-tzu met Clausewitz: John Boyd, the OODA Loop, and the invasion of Iraq By Daniel Ford
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John Boyd was a fighter pilot in the Korean War, an instructor at the US Air Force Fighter Weapons School, and arguably America's greatest military thinker. His concept of the OODA Loop helped guide... More > the US military during two wars against Saddam Hussein's Iraq. This 3500-word 'long essay' was prepared for the War in the Modern World programme at King's College London by Daniel Ford, an American journalist and historian.< Less
Facing the Storm By Wes Boyd
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When John and Candice Archer's jobs go bad and their kids are sent to lousy schools, they decide it's time to get out of the city and head back to John's home in Spearfish Lake. It takes a little... More > getting used to because their lives are different there, and they can't help but change to face new circumstances and new opportunities as well as finding new friends and new interests. But then, their new friends are undergoing changes, too. One couple is having trouble getting used to a slow life after challenging but intensive jobs; another's stable long-time relationship is not so stable any more, and a third couple is facing having to give up a dream of decades to face the challenges of the real world. None of it is easy, but they're all in it together.< Less
Facing the Storm By Wes Boyd
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When John and Candice Archer's jobs go bad and their kids are sent to lousy schools, they decide it's time to get out of the city and head back to John's home in Spearfish Lake. It takes a little... More > getting used to because their lives are different there, and they can't help but change to face new circumstances and new opportunities as well as finding new friends and new interests. But then, their new friends are undergoing changes, too. One couple is having trouble getting used to a slow life after challenging but intensive jobs; another's stable long-time relationship is not so stable any more, and a third couple is facing having to give up a dream of decades to face the challenges of the real world. None of it is easy, but they're all in it together.< Less
ABCtales eMagazine 2007 Omnibus By John Wilks
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Free downloadable omnibus edition of ABCtales magazine from 2007, incorporationg issues 4 - 6. Featuring K Mitchell, Rachel Connolly, Tanja Mičić, Zak Klein, Ashley Boyd, Suzannah Banton... More > Oreagba, Nicky Goodman, Gerard Backland, Anne Corr, Hannah Walker, Ken Brosky, Nicoletta Poulakida, Andrew Rough, Sophia Grace, Ian Hobson, Crush, Justine Tennant, Ian Nenna, Steve Rigelsford, Carol Ward, Ian Duncan Smith, David Hadley, Chelsey Flood, John Thomson, M Whyte, Paul Levy, Dan Derrett, Jenny Adamthwaite, Ruth Crome, Alison Dunne, Al McClimens, Ruth Charnock, Joe Dunthorne, John Cogan, Scharlie Meeuws, Alan Ingram, James Gunby, Jane Roberts, Paul MacJoyce, Juliet O’Callaghan, J Riley, Frances Truscott, Sarah Passingham, Will Tate, Drew Gummerson & galfreda. Edited by John Wilks. 70 A4 black & white pages.< Less
ABCtales Magazine 2007 Omnibus By John Wilks
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Omnibus edition of ABCtales Magazine from 2007, incorporating issues 4 - 6. Featuring poetry and short fiction from: K Mitchell, Rachel Connolly, Tanja Mičić, Zak Klein, Ashley Boyd,... More > Suzannah Banton Oreagba, Nicky Goodman, Gerard Backland, Anne Corr, Hannah Walker, Ken Brosky, Nicoletta Poulakida, Andrew Rough, Sophia Grace, Ian Hobson, Crush, Justine Tennant, Ian Nenna, Steve Rigelsford, Carol Ward, Ian Duncan Smith, David Hadley, Chelsey Flood, John Thomson, M Whyte, Paul Levy, Dan Derrett, Jenny Adamthwaite, Ruth Crome, Alison Dunne, Al McClimens, Ruth Charnock, Joe Dunthorne, John Cogan, Scharlie Meeuws, Alan Ingram, James Gunby, Jane Roberts, Paul MacJoyce, Juliet O’Callaghan, J Riley, Frances Truscott, Sarah Passingham, Will Tate, Drew Gummerson & galfreda. Edited by John Wilks. 70 A4 black & white pages.< Less
MOVIE WESTERNS: Hollywood Films the Wild, Wild West By John Howard Reid
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No less than 150 classic western movies are surveyed, ranging from super productions like "The Big Country", "Destry Rides Again", "The Mark of Zorro", "Red... More > River", "The Searchers", "The Spoilers" and "Unconquered" to the output of such popular "B" western film stars as Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Randolph Scott, William Boyd, Johnny Mack Brown, Tim Holt and Wayne Morris. Plus a big tip of the sombrero to Charles Starrett and John Wayne.< Less
GREAT HOLLYWOOD WESTERNS: Classic Pictures, Must-See Movies and 'B' Films By John Howard Reid
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A round-up of favorite westerns from "Aces and Eights" to "River of No Return", from "Colorado Sundown" to "Under California Stars", from "Big... More > Calibre" to "The Yodellin' Kid from Pine Ridge". Featured stars include Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd, Charles Starrett, Buck Jones, Hoot Gibson, Bob Steele, Rex Bell, Tex Ritter, Ken Maynard, Tim McCoy, Jack Perrin, Johnny Mack Brown, Robert Mitchum, Randolph Scott.< Less
BEST WESTERN MOVIES: Winning Pictures, Favorite Films and Hollywood "B" Entries By John Howard Reid
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This grab-bag of movie westerns ranges from the best to the worst; from lavish, no-expense-spared Cecil B. DeMille epics to Poverty Row double bills; from big-budget John Wayne vehicles like "In... More > Old Oklahoma", "The War Wagon" and "The Fighting Kentuckian" to the sort of bottom-drawer product delivered by Sherman Scott and Monogram; from prestige, star-studded westerns like "My Darling Clementine" and "How the West Was Won" to the depths of "The Toughest Man in Arizona"; from the expertly crafted, super-popular "B" stables of Gene Autry, William Boyd, Roy Rogers, Charles Starrett and company to the fly-by-night efforts of long-forgotten brands like "The Range Busters." All reviews carry detailed credits. The book is rounded out with a Hopalong Cassidy filmography and many reproductions of original film posters.< Less