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Campile By Arthur O'Connor
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In the Summer of 1940 England was at war with Germany while Ireland, just 18 years after the Churchill's brutal Black and Tan campaign against Irish freedom fighters, remained neutral. Churchill... More > needed the Irish ports to protect the Royal Navy's Atlantic convoys which were being devastated by German U-Boats but the Irish Taoiseach remained adamant and would not compromise his declared neutrality which was strengthened by the The Neutrality Act of the United States Congress which successfully kept America out of the war until the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbour. Senator Joseph Kennedy, United States Ambassador to the Court of St.James advised Roosevelt to stay out of England's war with Germany. During his time in London he was a frequent visitor to his ancestral home in Dunganstown,Campile.In a "dirty tricks" effort to cowe the Irish into submission Churchill bombed a number of places in Southern Ireland and tried to lay the blame on Germany.One of those places was Campile.< Less
TURTLE MOON By Janie Quinn Storck
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Curtis Edson, twelve, though looking forward to summer, is dealing with loneliness and worries about his mother. It is 1942 and World War II is raging. Living near Sebastian Inlet, in Florida,... More > Curtis and his mother are experiencing the results of the war. They both miss his father who joined the Navy. Despite this, his house, the thatched saw palmetto-fronds hideout--he and his father built--and the beach remain his special world. Into that world comes Jakob who reminds Curtis of his father. Jakob who is an injured seaman from a cargo ship bombed by a German U-boat off the coast. As he heals at Curtis's hideout, they become friends. He listens to Curtis talk with interest. He joins Curtis in watching a sea turtle lay eggs. He helps drive away the loneliness. But soon Curtis finds himself and everyone he cares about--his mother, his three-legged dog, Bandit, and the neighbors--in danger. And Curtis must deal with that danger before it is too late. (Ages 8-12)< Less
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Trainee Guide for Basic Military Training By Naval Education & Training Command
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Anchors Aweigh . Change Record . Table of Contents . Security Awareness . Safety/Hazard Awareness Notice . How to Use Your Trainee Guide . 24-Hour Time / Phonetic Alphabet . Legal Readiness for New... More > Sailors . Code of Ethics . Military Pay and Benefits . Montgomery GI Bill/Post 9/11 GI Bill . Uniform Code of Military Justice . Recruit Orientation One . Recruit Orientation Two . Recruit Orientation Three . Recruit Orientation Four . Recruit Watchstanding . Shipboard Watchstanding . Dress and Working Uniform Wear . Personal Inspection Procedures . Survival-At-Sea .. First Aid Training . U.S. Navy Ships and Aircraft . Learning Skills . Navy Core Values . Enlisted Rate and Officer Rank Recognition . Uniforms and Grooming . Conduct During Armed Conflict . Military Customs and Courtesies . Navy Equal Opportunity Program . Rape and Sexual Assault Awareness . Basic Seamanship, Part 1 – Nomenclature . Basic Seamanship, Part 2 - Lines, Wire Ropes, Small Boats, and Sound-Powered Telephones . Line Handling Laboratory 1 .< Less
Sabotage in Norway By Bernard O'Connor
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Norwegians trained in industrial sabotage at Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, U.K. were infiltrated by the 'Shetland Bus', fishing boats, motorboats, submarines or parachuted in by planes to... More > attack targets across Norway. They included Karl Aarsaether, Jan Allen, Johannes S. Andersen, Gunnar Berg, Torfinn Bjørnås, Svein Blindheim, Peter Deinboll, Andreas Fasting, Kasper Fjell, Gunnar Fougner, Arne Gjestland, Per Getz, Gregers Gram, Sverre Granlund, Torleif Grong, Arne Haegstad, Knut Haukelid, Claus Helberg, Thor Helliessen, Willy Houlder, Kasper Idland, Fredrik Kayser, Arne Kjelstrup, Frithjof Pedersen Kviljo, Ruben Langmo, Alf Lindeberg, Martin Linge, Max Manus, Odd Nilsen, Nils Nordland, Martin Olsen, Erik Gjems-Onstad, Arthur Pevik, Johnny Pevik, Jens Anton Poulsson, Joachim Rønneberg, Einar Skinnarland, Paal Skjærpe, Gunnar Sønsteby Odd Starheim, Hans Storhaug, Birger Strømsheim, Harald Svindseth, Edvard Tallasken, Gunvald Tomstad, Ragnar Ulstein, Karl Vilnes, Leif Well and Aasmund Wisløff. .< Less
Submarine Hunters - A History By peter dancey
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The art of hunting submerged submarines at sea was originally perfected by the British in WW I but in the inter-war years as is usual with the military all was forgotten until in 1941 it was realized... More > once again something had to be done about the German U-boat menace but this time it took much more effort and the application of scientist and the application of new technologies including ASV radar equipped VLR aircraft this ebook tells the full story and the lessons learned or did the British government not know about the Battle of the Atlantic? Until it ordered Posiden in 2015< Less
Mar de Lobos By Byx
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Na segunda Guerra Mundial un submarino U-Boat alemán ten que levar a unha muller dende os Estados Unidos ata a Ría de Vigo

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