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Siege of Kalcata By Lewis Stockton
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Gunnery Chief Jack Fullmore arrives on Kalcata on leave, joined by his lover Elena, an Engineer for the ISV Maiden, and his best friend Service Chief Terry Archer, the unexpected happens. Kalcata is... More > attacked. By whom? No one knows yet but Jack has to hold the line, fight to keep the civilians away, why? Because he is a marine in the Alliance, because that was what a soldier did. How long can the city hold against its attackers? Will Jack get out of this unscarred?< Less
Give" Lefty" a Call By TOM LEFTWICH
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my personal biography of early childhood difficulties, orphanage life, school, Marine Corp Korea deployment, US Air Force enlistment, Civil Service career, Health related retirement, Contractor... More > performance in support of Space shuttle and Aero space engineering.Hobbies of Country music entertaining, Gold mining , rodeo and horseback activities shared with a loving family and wonderful wife, Fran of 56 years< Less< Less
British Army List 1815 By David Ford
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List Of All The Officers Of The Army And Royal Marines On Full And Half-Pay With An Index. Issued shortly before the Battle of Waterloo - the original book has been kindly loaned to us by the... More > Queen's Lancashire Regiment. CONTENTS - GENERAL AND FIELD OFFICERS - STAFF AND MISCELLANEOUS APPOINTMENTS - COMMISSARIAT DEPARTMENT - MEDICAL DEPARTMENT - CHAPLAINS - BARRACK DEPARTMENT - HONORARY.CROSSES, MEDALS, &c. - LIFE GUARDS - HORSE GUARDS - DRAGOON GUARDS - DRAGOONS - LIGHT DRAGOONS - FOOT GUARDS - FOOT - ROYAL WAGGON TRAIN - GARRISON BATTALIONS - VETERAN BATTALIONS - GARRISON COMPANIES - FENCIBLE INFANTRY - FOREIGN CORPS - RETIRED AND REDUCED OFFICERS RECEIVING FULL PAY - GARRISONS - REGIMENTS OF ARTILLERY - ROYAL ENGINEERS - ROYAL MARINES - HALF-PAY LISTS - INDEX - SUCCESSION OF COLONELS &c. - RESIGNATIONS AND RETIREMENTS - APPOINTMENTS CANCELLED - SUPERSESSIONS - CASHIERED - DISCHARGED FROM THE SERVICE - DESERTED - DISMISSED - REMOVED FROM THE SERVICE - DEATHS GENERAL AND FIELD OFFICERS.< Less
High Kings To Seakings By Anthony Holten
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In the changing world of 1960's Ireland, a young man named Anthony Holten answered a newspaper advertisement and soon found himself in a totally alien environment upon the high seas. From the even... More > tenor of a mechanic's life in Dublin, he was catapulted into the hustle and bustle of shipboard life - where a new world enfolded him amidst the clamorous machinery spaces of steamships plying between many far-flung destinations. The writer recounts his experiences as a developing marine engineer and his impressions as a raw landlubber learning a mariner's life in a story that takes the reader on a worldwide journey that begins in rural Ireland: from his early experiences in the ports of Europe to the cold hostile Atlantic Ocean and the Baltic Sea; across the western oceans to the Caribbean, through the Panama Canal to the Pacific Ocean; and then from the USA to the searing heat of the Persian Gulf via Capetown and ever onwards to the Far East.< Less
Captain Macedoine's Daughter By William McFee
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William McFee (15 June 1881 – 2 July 1966) was an... More > English-American writer of sea stories. His parentage was Canadian.He was born on the Erin's Isle, a three-masted ship owned by his father, a sea captain. Educated at Culford School, he became a mechanical engineer at Richard Moreland & Sons and W. Summerscales & Sons in the City, before going to sea as a marine engineer in 1906. He rose to chief engineer in ships of the Woodfield SS Co.; went to the United States in 1911 and wrote books, afterwards going to sea in ships of the United Fruit Company. During World War I he served in the Royal Navy as engineer in various transport ships. While in the navy he met Pauline Khondoff, a Bulgarian refugee. The couple wed in 1920, but divorced in 1932. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_McFee< Less
An Ocean Tramp By William McFee
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William McFee (15 June 1881 – 2 July 1966) was an... More > English-American writer of sea stories. His parentage was Canadian.He was born on the Erin's Isle, a three-masted ship owned by his father, a sea captain. Educated at Culford School, he became a mechanical engineer at Richard Moreland & Sons and W. Summerscales & Sons in the City, before going to sea as a marine engineer in 1906. He rose to chief engineer in ships of the Woodfield SS Co.; went to the United States in 1911 and wrote books, afterwards going to sea in ships of the United Fruit Company. During World War I he served in the Royal Navy as engineer in various transport ships. While in the navy he met Pauline Khondoff, a Bulgarian refugee. The couple wed in 1920, but divorced in 1932. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_McFee< Less
Vought F4U-4 Corsair Fighter Pilot's Flight Manual By Periscope Film.com
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One of the most storied aircraft of WWII, the Vought F4U-4 Corsair was the first single engine production aircraft capable of 400 mph in level flight. With its characteristic gull wing and giant... More > 18-cylinder double wasp engine, it proved a superb fighter in the Pacific campaign and achieved victory ratio approaching 10 to 1. The exploits of the famed Black Sheep Squadron of Corsairs was recounted by their leader, Marine fighter ace Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, in the book "Baa Baa Black Sheep." The Handbook of Flight Operating Instructions told pilots everything they needed to know before climbing into the cockpit. Originally classified “Restricted”, the manual was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This revised version includes an original 10-page parts manual.< Less
Out of East Africa: Our Childhood Memories 1934 – 1956 By Robert Hall & Margaret Johnston
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This is a Story Book of the wonderful memories of a sister and her younger brother who were uniquely privileged to live through this period of East African history. From 1934 to 1956 their parents... More > were posted to various remote ports on the lakes and rivers of Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika (modern day Tanzania), including Lake Victoria and the River Nile. Their father was a marine engineer with the East African Railway and Harbours (EAR&H) and many of the stories and photographs in this book are taken from the times spent in these remote and isolated outposts far from the norms of western civilization.< Less
Mysterious & Ominous - The Star Voyager Series - Vol. 4A By John B. Bolton
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In Mysterious & Ominous, Capt Buckton, his now very famous ship Pegasus and crew, along with a platoon of Force Recon Marines are headed to the EQ. Ever since he read the orders for this... More > mission, JT's had a bad feeling about it, but can't comprehend why. When the Recon Marine Capt explains and demonstrates why his 26 men will be able to better protect Pegasus on this mission than Cmdr Gilbert's 300 security forces he's really baffled. When Pegasus closes on the section of the EQ where they're headed, things really get warm. Once they enter the P9/S9 area of the EQ they come face-to-face with the Translutens, the most evil, deceitful, vile and treacherous beings anyone in the alliance has ever confronted. During a vicious space battle numerous Transluten soldiers manage to transport thru Pegasus' shields onto the big ship and start a war on several decks including the bridge, engineering, propulsion and even in sickbay. This novel's ending will hold a few surprises!< Less
German E-Boats By Ronald Ledwell
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While the German High Seas Fleet was bottled up in the Baltic Sea and the Norwegian Fjords by the British Home Fleet, their Schnellbootes operated in the English Channel almost with impunity. The... More > "E-Boats" so named by the British were fast and powerful. Triple shafted driven propellers by powerful diesel super-charged engines, 21 inch torpedoes and 20mm and 37mm canons combined with speeds in excess of 40 knots, made them a powerful convoy interdiction weapon in the English Channel. They outclassed the smaller British M.T,Bs and not until the Allies had mastery of air in the latter half of the war and had developed their own answer to the E-Boat; the Fairmile Marine D model "Dog Boat" did the Allies come to grips with them. The E-Boats operated from bases in the Fjords of Norway to the German occupied island of Gurnsey, inflicting crippling losses on English coastal shipping.< Less

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