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Survivor: USS Russell a World War Two Destroyer By Barry Friedman
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In Survivor you'll follow the destroyer USS Russell through six grueling years of warfare from the Battle of the Atlantic escorting merchant ships in convoys under constant attack by German u-boats.... More > When the United States became involved in World War Two after the attack on Pearl Harbor , Russell moved to the Pacific. There she was part of the fighting forces in sixteen major campaigns including Midway and Okinawa. Russell took part in General MacArthur’s return to the Philippines at Leyte and in the Battle of Leyte Gulf. At the mouth of Manila Bay, she engaged and sunk a Japanese destroyer. Russell led a charmed life. After battling a determined enemy in ships, planes and submarines, where so many other ships were sunk or badly damaged, the good ship brought her crew back home at the end of the bloody conflict. And she brought them back alive. She was a true survivor.< Less
World War II Sea War, Vol 8: Guadalcanal Secured By Donald A Bertke et al.
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Volume 8 documents the swing of battle from the Axis to the Allies from December 1942 thru February 1943 as naval actions forced the Japanese to begin their retreat and their efforts to forestall the... More > inevitable. Meanwhile, naval actions slowly strangled the Axis nations in Europe and led them to the road of defeat. Specific events include: * The last naval battles for Guadalcanal. * The IJN’s secret evacuation of the Japanese Army from Guadalcanal. * The Russian encirclement and destruction of the German Sixth Army at Stalingrad. * The German counterattacks against the much larger Russian Army in the Ukraine. * The Battle of the North Atlantic between Allied convoy escorts and German U-boats. * The Allies’ advance to trap German and Italian troops in Tunisia. * Intense actions in the Arctic Ocean as the German surface fleet tried to destroy the Arctic Convoys. * Increased attacks by USN submarines on Japanese shipping.< Less
Heroes of the Reich By Mike Walsh
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Churchill's war catapulted ordinary people into global fame. This multi-biography provides illustrated vignettes of those who freely gave their loyalty and their lives to the Führer’s... More > Reich. Heroes of the Reich offer a potpourri of normal Germans facing the combined onslaught by British, the Soviet and American Empires. It salutes the bravery of those whose efforts remind us that war not only brings out the worst in us but the best also. Some vignettes are obviously colourful: U-Boat Commander Gunther Prien, the Aviator Hanna Reitsch, Luftwaffe ace pilot Baron von Werra, and SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Otto Skorzeny. Less recognised the French Divisions who were the last defenders of Berlin, Spanish Waffen SS, rocket scientist Werner von Braun and classical musicians Herbert von Karajan and Elizabeth Schwarzkopf. We salute the true heroes of the Reich whose courage lives on to inspire all those caught up in war.< Less
Synergistic Software: The Early Games By Bill Martens et al.
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Synergistic Software, founded by Robert C. Clardy, established itself as a computer game company in 1978 and produced more than 160 titles over the next 20 years, encompassing games, business,... More > educational, and utility software.  This book focuses on Synergistic’s early games for the Apple II computer, and includes 17 enhanced retro game manuals.  As a bonus, Clardy shares detailed insights into what makes a good computer game and the programming challenges he experienced. Apple II game manuals included are: Apventure to Atlantis, Bolo, Crisis Mountain, Death Run, Doom Cavern, Dungeon Campaign, Escape From Arcturus, Microbe, Nightmare Gallery, Odyssey, Procyon Warrior, Sorcerer’s Challenge, Tank Attack, U-Boat Command, and Wilderness Campaign.  Additionally, two manuals for the Atari 800 are included: Probe One and Warlock’s Revenge.  < Less
Synergistic Software: The Early Games By Bill Martens et al.
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Synergistic Software, founded by Robert C. Clardy, established itself as a computer game company in 1978 and produced more than 160 titles over the next 20 years, encompassing games, business,... More > educational, and utility software.  This book focuses on Synergistic’s early games for the Apple II computer, and includes 17 enhanced retro game manuals.  As a bonus, Clardy shares detailed insights into what makes a good computer game and the programming challenges he experienced. Apple II game manuals included are: Apventure to Atlantis, Bolo, Crisis Mountain, Death Run, Doom Cavern, Dungeon Campaign, Escape From Arcturus, Microbe, Nightmare Gallery, Odyssey, Procyon Warrior, Sorcerer’s Challenge, Tank Attack, U-Boat Command, and Wilderness Campaign.  Additionally, two manuals for the Atari 800 are included: Probe One and Warlock’s Revenge.  < Less
THE ADVENTURES BEGIN By Robert Morrison
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The Adventures Begin is a novel spanning decades. Eric Tanner made his mark and his money in the world as a captain of a freighter during WWII. He and a German U-Boat captain brought hundreds of... More > refugees out of Europe to America during that time and charged them dearly. He started a club after the war for veterans and was killed on Pan Am flight 103 over Scotland. His son, Eric the Younger, and the descendants of those WWII heroes vowed vengeance on all terrorists for that act. How they did it is unique. The technology to accomplish it is in the here and now! From the stormy seas of the North Atlantic to the deserts of the Middle East, follow the adventures of Lodge 16 and those of Personal Securities, Inc. Follow all of the Jayne Rice Adventure Series! A Science Fiction Series...< Less
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A Short History of the Same Place By Robert Chasse
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It is 1979. The author travels (and takes the reader) by rail, boat, bus, rental car, bicycle, and Shanks’s pony up the East Coast from Washington to Maine, “going from here to there, to... More > see” what in thirty years has changed in the land, the landscape, the society. He reflects on history, he dreams, he digresses untethered and, “perhaps to delay” his own painful progress, he interpolates passages from the high-satirical Caldoon Wars, chronicle of Operation Mollycoddle, a U.S. military action to rein in a secessionist Maine and, as though in passing, to destroy Caldoon himself. The passing of another thirty years has not dulled the author’s critical vision. After all, we still confront “ … a future without freedom … where the repressed seek more repression … a direct route to torture chambers and random terror, the return of religion, barbarity…”< Less
There Is Nothing By Jimmy Boom Semtex
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This is Jimmy Boom Semtex's new book. The poems and prose for adults here is unique, explosive and funny in equal measure. The usual suspects are covered: evil war, doing trashy jobs, death, surreal... More > views, exotic women and much more. Check out Jimmy's poems. Watch out for his future releases. The future is explosive! An example is: Hunter Becomes the Hunted World War 2 is still relevant in 2014. Widow of a Kriegsmarine Captain's U-boat still misses her husband. How she wishes he'd had a shore posting and not gone to sea. When he died in his steel coffin, he left a wife and a child. His last resting place is now known off the Cornish coast with two other subs.< Less
A Short History of the Same Place By Robert Chasse
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It is 1979. The author travels (and takes the reader) by rail, boat, bus, rental car, bicycle, and Shanks’s pony up the East Coast from Washington to Maine, “going from here to there, to... More > see” what in thirty years has changed in the land, the landscape, the society. He reflects on history, he dreams, he digresses untethered and, “perhaps to delay” his own painful progress, he interpolates passages from the high-satirical Caldoon Wars, chronicle of Operation Mollycoddle, a U.S. military action to rein in a secessionist Maine and, as though in passing, to destroy Caldoon himself. The passing of another thirty years has not dulled the author’s critical vision. After all, we still confront “ … a future without freedom … where the repressed seek more repression … a direct route to torture chambers and random terror, the return of religion, barbarity…”< Less

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