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Cartel Car Bombings in Mexico By Robert J. Bunker et al.
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Contemporary Mexican cartel use of car bombs began in mid-July 2010 and has since escalated. Given the proximity to the United States, some literally within miles of the border, the car bombings,... More > with about 20 incidents identified over the last 2 1/2 years, should be of interest to local, state, and federal U.S. law enforcement, the U.S. Army, and other governmental institutions which are providing increasing support to Mexican federal agencies. An historical overview and analysis of cartel car bomb use in Mexico provides context, insights, and lessons learned stemming from the Medellin and Cali cartel car bombing campaigns. In order to generate insights into future cartel car bombings in Mexico, the identification of such potentials offers a glimpse into cartel “enemy intent,” a possible form of actionable strategic intelligence. For Mexico, steady and both slowly and quickly increasing car bomb use trajectories may exist.< Less
When the Bombs Fell By Thomas W. Dodd
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Although born in America in 1928, Thomas Dodd moved to the North of England with his American mother and returning English father. Finally settling down in South Shields in North East England, Tom... More > spent most of his formative years in the intense poverty and dramatically difficult life of a working class family in Depression and WWII England. Coping with determination and the renowned British humor the family perseveres and survives in this well written gripping, eye opening but still entertaining memoir.< Less
Into The Blast By Jimmy Boland
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Into The Blast tells the true life story of what happened to Bridget Fitzpatrick and her two sons, Tommy and Derek. Out for a days shopping in Dublin, May 17th 1974, they walked into a car bomb on... More > Parnell Street, Dublin. This is their horrific life changing story of what happened to them prior, during and after, their journey Into The Blast.< Less
Vengeful Ghost By John Doubrava
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Life was going great for Colonel John Dobraski. He had recently retired from the military after an illustrious career and had a great job as a Software Engineer. He was married to a beautiful woman... More > and had two young boys. He lived a peaceful existence on a small forty-acre farm on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado. It was a far cry from his days on a Delta Force Ghost team performing Special Ops across South America, but John loved it. The couple had been planning a two-week getaway to Mexico for several years. Finally, everything comes together and they realize their dream as they begin a long awaited vacation in Cancun. All is going well until a day of innocent shopping in the marketplace turns into a nightmare when a car bomb almost kills him and succeeds in putting his wife into a coma. This act of cowardice would turn the Colonel's world upside down and send him down a path of vengeance.< Less
Vengeful Ghost By John Doubrava
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Life was going great for Colonel John Dobraski. He had recently retired from the military after an illustrious career and had a great job as a Software Engineer. He was married to a beautiful woman... More > and had two young boys. He lived a peaceful existence on a small forty-acre farm on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado. It was a far cry from his days on a Delta Force Ghost team performing Special Ops across South America, but John loved it. The couple had been planning a two-week getaway to Mexico for several years. Finally, everything comes together and they realize their dream as they begin a long awaited vacation in Cancun. All is going well until a day of innocent shopping in the marketplace turns into a nightmare when a car bomb almost kills him and succeeds in putting his wife into a coma. This act of cowardice would turn the Colonel's world upside down and send him down a path of vengeance.< Less
A Capital Offense By Ross R. Olney
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Congressman Buck Landson from Ohio is a fan of big time auto racing, including, of course, the famous Indy 500, so he is concerned when terrorists threaten a major disruption of the next race on... More > Memorial Day weekend. The race is, everybody agrees, a major American event, perfect for a strike by a terrorist. Landson is also pals with Jim Phillips, son of James Phillips, founder and owner of vast Dresden Industries of Indianapolis, a company deeply involved in medical and space research, holography, and other cutting edge sciences, and major sponsor of one of the cars in the race. Jim Phillips, in fact, will serve on the pit crew of the Dresden racer. Amil Nazhar is the one chosen to make the mighty statement with a bomb that will kill thousands of race fans at the Indianapolis Speedway on race day. "A Capital Offense" builds to a stunning conclusion that directly involves Landson, the Phillips, Nazhar, and other characters including Landson's new wife, Kathryn D'Angelo.< Less
The Judas Gate By Nick McCarty
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Six Platoon walked a tightrope between boredom and sudden death. And death was close when the bomber they knew as Frank was in their area. Anything could be booby-trapped – any ordinary car,... More > any innocent-looking package – even a huge paint factory. They moved through a jungle of hostility and apathy-but they were a seasoned team, united through their expertise and discipline. And they knew that when the chips were down they could rely on each other's guts to do the job and do it well. They knew that Frank was back with his deadly toys. Somehow they had to find him before he could work his worst- and they hadto find him fast< Less
Lamborghini By Julien Rogers
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A boy and his friend (Damon and Rafael) move to America from Italy. They are both interested in cars and both are disheartened by America. Damon's house gets bombed and he is forced to move back to... More > Italy where he is safe leaving Rafael behind. Rafael then hates Damon for that and swears revenge on him. What will happen?< Less
B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual in Color By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It is over 200 pages long, and reproduced in its original multi-color glory for the first time ever.< Less
B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive 8.5x11 facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It features over 200 black and white pages of pilot and crew information, and puts you right in the cockpit of one of history's great planes!< Less