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GUADALCANAL: Pacific Campaign Book By Dean Wilson
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GUADALCANAL: Op Watchtower 7th Aug '42-9th Feb '43 was the American Marines (& Army) first operation in the Pacific. This book includes a historical section detailing all of the battles &... More > skirmishes of the Guadalcanal campaign, from the initial (opposed) landings on Tulagi, through to the capture of the airfield, Matainaku River, the Japanese attacks on Henderson Field & the Japanese withdrawal & the final assaults on the Japanese positions at Mount Austen! This book includes detailed Table of Organisation & Equipment for the Japanese & US Forces (including the 3rd Kure Naval Force, the American Army, Marines & aviation assets) plus a highly detailed Campaign Section bringing Guadalcanal to life through a series of linked battles covering the first assaults right through to the final battles for Mt. Austen. Included are Naval Gunfire, Amphibious Assaults, Night Fighting & specific scenarios, rules and equipment lists make this a worthwhile addition to your Flames of War Pacific bookshelf.< Less
GUADALCANAL: Pacific Campaign Book By Dean Wilson
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GUADALCANAL: Op Watchtower 7th Aug '42-9th Feb '43 was the American Marines (& Army) first operation in the Pacific. This book includes a historical section detailing all of the battles &... More > skirmishes of the Guadalcanal campaign, from the initial (opposed) landings on Tulagi, through to the capture of the airfield, Matainaku River, the Japanese attacks on Henderson Field & the Japanese withdrawal & the final assaults on the Japanese positions at Mount Austen! This book includes detailed Table of Organisation & Equipment for the Japanese & US Forces (including the 3rd Kure Naval Force, the American Army, Marines & aviation assets) plus a highly detailed Campaign Section bringing Guadalcanal to life through a series of linked battles covering the first assaults right through to the final battles for Mt. Austen. Included are Naval Gunfire, Amphibious Assaults, Night Fighting & specific scenarios, rules and equipment lists make this a worthwhile addition to your Flames of War Pacific bookshelf.< Less
Henri Déricourt: Double or Triple Agent By Bunny Rymills
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Frank 'Bunny' Rymills was an RAF pilot during World War Two. He flew on top secret missions into France from RAF Tempsford, a small airfield about fifty miles from London and half way between... More > Cambridge and Bedford, or from RAF Tangmere on the south coast near Southampton. In his small Lysander aircraft, he carried secret agents and their luggage, landed them in remote fields and returned to England with important passengers. The man often waiting to meet him in France was Henri Déricourt, an enigmatic character who had the responsibility of arranging these flights, ensuring those to be sent back got to the field safely and the arriving agents sent on to their destinations to complete their dangerous missions behind enemy lines. When many of these agents were arrested, suspicion fell on Déricourt. Many thought he was a double or triple agent. Arrested after the war, he was tried and acquitted. This is Rymill's contribution to the debate.< Less
Return to Belgium By Bernard O'Connor
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Following the German occupation of Belgium and the evacuation from Dunkirk, many wounded soldiers were left behind and captured. Those who escaped and downed Allied pilots and crews were helped to... More > get back to Britain by some remarkable men and women in the Comète escape line. As well as telling the story of Andrée de Jongh, one of its founders, using recently released documents from the National Archives, this book provides details about Elaine Madden, Frédérique Dupuich and Olga Jackson, women who had got out of Belgium and yet volunteered to be flown back from RAF Tempsford: 'Churchill's Most Secret Airfield' and parachuted into occupied Belgium with vital missions to undertake prior to liberation.< Less
Return to Belgium By Bernard O'Connor
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Following the German occupation of Belgium and the evacuation from Dunkirk, many wounded soldiers were left behind and captured. Those who escaped and downed Allied pilots and crews were helped to... More > get back to Britain by some remarkable men and women in the Comète escape line. As well as telling the story of Andrée de Jongh, one of its founders, using recently released documents from the National Archives, this book provides details about Elaine Madden, Frédérique Dupuich, Olga Jackson and an anonymous blonde, women who had got out of Belgium and yet volunteered to be flown back from RAF Tempsford: 'Churchill's Most Secret Airfield' and parachuted into occupied Belgium with vital missions to undertake prior to liberation.< Less
Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Flights, 2019 calendar By Brian Lockett
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A dozen photos of Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Flights. Boeing 747-Shuttle Carrier Aircraft N905NA and Space Shuttle Endeavour arrived at Edwards Air Force Base from Biggs Army Airfield on... More > September 20, 2012. The pair were placed on static display at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center that afternoon. The 747/Shuttle stack departed from Edwards Air Force Base on the morning of September 21. It toured California and several landmarks in the LA Basin. It made two low passes over Los Angeles International Airport before making its final landing. The 747-SCA was flown to Edwards Air Force Base on September 24 where it was retired. The Endeavour is on display at the California Science< Less
The Desert Falcons By Keith Waldrop
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The Desert Falcons is and exciting historical fiction novel about two young men (George Davis and Ronald Logan) that trained to be pilots in the Royal Air Force at Falcon Field in Mesa Arizona during... More > World War II. George and Ronald graduated from different classes but became prisoners of war in the same Japanese camp. Their lives are connected for survival and apply the lessons and knowledge they received while at Falcon Field and the harsh conditions of Arizona in the 1940's. The Desert Falcons captures the life and times of the local citizens of Mesa and how Falcon Airfield being converted to train pilots impacts the community. The story honors the 23 British and American military men that perished in training from 1941 to 1945. This novel honors those that gave the ultimate sacrifice and helped preserve freedom in a world being over-ran by the forces of evil.< Less
The Desert Falcons By Keith Waldrop
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The Desert Falcons is an exciting historical fiction novel about two young men (George Davis and Ronald Logan) that trained to be pilots in the Royal Air Force at Falcon Field in Mesa Arizona during... More > World War II. George and Ronald graduated from different classes but became prisoners of war in the same Japanese camp. Their lives are connected for survival and apply the lessons and knowledge they received while at Falcon Field and the harsh conditions of Arizona of the 1940's. The Desert Falcons captures the life and times of the local citizens of Mesa Arizona and how Falcon Airfield being converted to train pilots and the impact to the community. The story honors the 23 British and American military men that perished in training from 1941 to 1945. These Novel honors those that gave the ultimate sacrifice and helped preserve freedom in a world being dominated by the forces of evil.< Less
Eight Miles High By Richard Hernaman Allen
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Smugglers of a powerful methamphetamine, nicknamed “dilithium crystals” , by speedboat and light aircraft kill themselves rather than be caught by Customs. Nick Storey, Collector London... More > Port, identifies patterns of evidence and smuggling routes by small ships and light aircraft, which lead to several dubious businesses in South Essex, a City investment company and a Belgian security firm with antecedents in African mercenary operations. Tracking light aircraft movements to small airfields uncovers smuggled krugerrands and a longstanding feud between Derek Clyne (son of “Frank the skin”) and a rival, Benny Drew. To pressurise the suspects, Nick gets them together unawares, unwittingly causing a bloody conclusion. But that only serves to provide cover for the real crooks, masterminding a huge fraud. “Eight Miles high” is the twentieth book in a series of detective stories set in HM Customs & Excise, by Richard Hernaman Allen, a former Commissioner.< Less
String Of Pearls: Meeting The Challenge Of China’s Rising Power Across The Asian Littoral By Christopher J. Pehrson & Strategic Studies Institute
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China’s rising maritime power is encountering American maritime power along the sea lines of communication (SLOCs) that connect China to vital energy resources in the Middle East and Africa.... More > The “String of Pearls” describes the manifestation of China’s rising geopolitical influence through efforts to increase access to ports and airfields, develop special diplomatic relationships, and modernize military forces that extend from the South China Sea through the Strait of Malacca, across the Indian Ocean, and on to the Arabian Gulf. A question posed by the “String of Pearls” is the uncertainty of whether China’s growing influence is in accordance with Beijing’s stated policy of “peaceful development,” or if China one day will make a bid for regional primacy. This is a complex strategic situation that could determine the future direction of China’s relationship with the United States, as well as China’s relationship with neighbors throughout the region.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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