Download E-books Saving Hitler (Maddox Book 3) PDF

By Jack Hayes

For Captain Maddox, it will likely be the strangest undertaking of a protracted and difficult war.

Not killing Hitler...but saving him.

Poor well-being has compelled Maddox into retirement after a chain missions that may have complete off lesser males.

He thinks his struggle is over.

Then significant Lyle turns up at his door with one final activity.

The Allies are looking to trap certainly one of Hitler's many doubles - a guy who he believes possesses important info that can shorten the war.

But why do they want Maddox for this strike?

Lyle isn't really asserting.

After assembling a joint British-American workforce, they plan to assault the Nazi fortress the place the fellow they want is located.

But Maddox can feel whatever is incorrect. not anything is going how it used to be planned.

It seems to be that Lyle has a mystery time table.

Soon Maddox's suspicions are proven while an individual at the challenge starts off slowly killing off the staff one through one…

And Maddox is plunged into one of many War's darkest episodes - the place acquaintances turn into enemies and enemies associates.

Will he shop Hitler? Or his personal skin...

'Saving Hitler' is the 3rd within the full-throttle WWII event Maddox sequence. it's ideal for lovers of Jack Higgins and Alistair MacLean.

'An explosive motion mystery that throws new mild on WWII'.' - Tom Kasey, best-selling writer of 'The Dante Conspiracy'.

Jack Hayes is an writer and journalist residing in London. His books contain the best-selling ‘Candleburn’, 'Blood purple Sea', 'Overtime' and 'Dead guy Rising'.

Endeavour Press is the UK's prime self reliant writer of electronic books.

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Download E-books Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy PDF

By Eri Hotta

A Kirkus Reviews top Nonfiction publication of the Year

A groundbreaking historical past that considers the assault on Pearl Harbor from the japanese standpoint and is sure to revolutionize how we predict of the struggle within the Pacific.

When Japan attacked the USA in 1941, its leaders, largely, understood they have been getting into a conflict they have been nearly sure to lose. In a groundbreaking heritage that considers Pearl Harbor from the japanese point of view, absolute to revolutionize how we predict of the conflict within the Pacific, Eri Hotta poses crucial questions neglected for the final seventy years: Why did those men—military males, civilian politicians, diplomats, the emperor—put their nation and its voters in harm's approach? Why did they decide that was once doomed from the beginning? Introducing us to the doubters, bluffers, and schemers who led their country into this conflagration, Hotta brilliantly indicates us a hidden Japan—eager to prevent battle yet fraught with tensions with the West, deluded via reckless militarism, tempted by way of the gambler’s dream of scoring the largest win opposed to most unlikely odds and approximately escaping catastrophe earlier than it eventually proved inevitable.

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Download E-books Royal Navy Aces of World War 2 (Aircraft of the Aces) PDF

By Andrew Thomas

The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) served with contrast in each theater of conflict all through international conflict II. From its poorly outfitted beginnings - it all started the conflict with few appropriate, smooth, carrier-born opponents - to the ultimate campaigns over the japanese domestic islands, the FAA proved an efficient struggling with strength at any place it went.

Desperate motion over Malta and the Mediterranean in the course of 1940-42, within the Indian and Pacific Oceans over Sumatra, the Atlantic battles and Artic Convoys, and the invasion of Okinawa, have been just a few of the well-known and negative activities they took half in.

FAA Pilots, regardless of the preliminary negative apparatus, had the excellence of being liable for either the 1st, and final, enemy airplane to be shot down throughout the war.

Featuring first-hand debts, wrestle experiences, pictures from deepest collections, and an array of colour plates depicting the diversity of profiles and symbolic markings that have been used, this publication will element the heritage and wrestle reports of those forgotten pilots who served with such contrast for the Allied cause.

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Download E-books Universal Carrier 1936-48: The 'Bren Gun Carrier' Story PDF

The common service used to be a quick, evenly armed car built through the British military to hold infantry throughout flooring defended by way of small-arms hearth, particularly the Bren mild desktop gun, for this reason the identify 'Bren Gun Carrier'. This identify may follow the common service and all of its destiny variations. This e-book information the service, which was once hired in a couple of roles together with sporting ammunition and towing anti-aircraft weapons and trailers. All Allies used the common service largely in the course of essentially each global battle II crusade. by means of the war's finish, the common service had proved itself to be a useful and winning cross-country motor vehicle that was once either agile and quick for its time.

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Download E-books Sevastopol 1942: Von Manstein's Triumph PDF

By Robert Forczyk

In overdue July 1941, Hitler ordered military staff South to grab the Crimea as a part of its operations to safe the Ukraine and the Donets Basin, for you to safeguard the very important Romanian oil refineries at Ploesti from Soviet air assault. After weeks of heavy combating, the Germans breached the Soviet defenses and overran many of the Crimea. by way of November 1941 the one last Soviet foothold within the quarter used to be the seriously fortified naval base at Sevastopol.

Operation Sturgeon Haul, the ultimate attack on Sevastopol, used to be one of many only a few joint provider German operations of worldwide battle II, with German corps and a Romanian corps supported by means of a major artillery siege teach, the Luftwaffe's crack VIII Flieger Korps and a flotilla of S-Boats supplied by means of the Kriegsmarine. This quantity heavily examines the impression of logistics, climate and joint operational making plans upon the final significant German victory in international struggle II (1939-1945).


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Download E-books On the threshold of the Holocaust: anti-Jewish riots and pogroms in occupied Europe: Warsaw, Paris, The Hague, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Kaunas PDF

By Tomasz Szarota, Tristan Korecki

Within the early months of the German profession in the course of WWII, lots of Europe’s significant towns witnessed anti-Jewish riots, anti-Semitic incidents, or even pogroms performed via the neighborhood inhabitants. Who took half in those excesses, and what was once their perspective in the direction of the Germans? have been they guided or spontaneous? What half did the Germans play in those occasions and the way did they control them for his or her personal gain? Delving into the resource fabric for Warsaw, Paris, The Hague, Amsterdam, Antwerp, and Kaunas, this learn is the 1st to take a comparative examine those questions. having a look heavily at occasions many wish to omit, the amount describes a variety of characters and their tales, revealing a few extraordinary similarities and telling transformations, whereas elevating tantalising questions.

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Download E-books Tanks on the Beaches: A Marine Tanker in the Pacific War (Texas A&M University Military History Series, 85.) PDF

By Robert M. Neiman, Kenneth W. Estes

Robert Neiman, probably the main skilled wrestle commander of the U.S. Marine Corps’ tank arm, was once one of many infrequent USMC officials to serve in either Iwo Jima and Okinawa battles. In Tanks at the Beaches, Neiman and his coauthor, Kenneth Estes, relay brilliant debts of struggling with within the Pacific conflict, in addition to Marine Corps carrier through the complete global struggle II interval, with out idolatry and mythmaking. the result's a battle tale informed from the original point of view of guys combating from armored machines in determined battles opposed to a made up our minds enemy.

After the trap of Guadalcanal, Neiman persevered eastern bombardments there to collect info for his project as operations officer of a brand new tank institution being shaped in California. He ultimately led his personal tank corporation via 4 island battles culminating within the cauldron of Iwo Jima. Later, he comprehensive the conflict as government officer and commanding officer of the first Tank Battalion on profession and safety responsibility in North China in 1945–46.

Neiman and Estes take the reader from prewar education at Quantico and in North Carolina in the course of the delights of a brand new Zealand bereft of guys, the horrors of Saipan and Iwo, the odd state of affairs in China after the conflict, after which the journey again to the States for Neiman’s winning postwar occupation as a lumber retailer.

Through all of it, Estes interprets Neiman’s eye for the fascinating and the human right into a multifaceted story of a tender Marine going to conflict. this is often an experience tale with many novel turns that might allure the curiosity of army specialists, army background aficionados, Marine Corps participants generally, and veterans of armored struggling with motor vehicle devices. Neiman isn't really a USMC icon, only one of the unheralded millions of officials who did the genuine scuffling with. this can be their tale, up to it's his.

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Download E-books The Cold War: A History PDF

In The chilly warfare: an army History, David Miller, a preeminent chilly conflict pupil, writes insightfully of the old results of the army build-up as a result of the chilly warfare and its concomitant influence on approach. Bringing jointly for the 1st time newly declassified details, Miller takes readers contained in the arsenals of the superpowers, describing how intercontinental ballistic missiles, submarine-based missiles, strategic bombers, and traditional guns have been hired by means of each side, in addition to the ways that they have been, at many issues, virtually delivered to undergo. His in-depth research of ways army process formed historical past, and his debts of crises which can have grew to become the chilly struggle hot--the suppression of the Budapest rebellion in 1956, and the imposition of martial legislations in Poland in 1981--are rather compelling. Many books were written in regards to the politics during this turbulent interval, yet none have so comprehensively tested the army process and strategies of this harmful era.

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Download E-books Guam 1941 & 1944: Loss and Reconquest (Campaign) PDF

By Gordon L. Rottman

The island of Guam was once the 1st Allied territory misplaced to the japanese onslaught in 1941. On 10 December 5,000 eastern troops landed on Guam, defended by means of under 500 US and Guamanian troops, the result was once past doubt. On 21 July 1944 the United States back. In a dicy operation, the 2 US touchdown forces got here ashore seven miles aside and it used to be per week ahead of the beachheads associated up. merely the battles for Iwo Jima and Okinawa could price the americans extra males than the landings on Guam and Saipan, which straight away preceded the Guam operation. during this ebook Gordon Rottman info the sour 26-day fight for this key Pacific island duringWorld battle II (1939-1945).

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Download E-books Caen: Anvil of Victory PDF

By Alexander McKee

A exceptional reconstruction of the fight that ravaged Normandy through the summer time of 1944 within the wake of the D-Day landings, this paintings culls own debts of these who took half within the battling, either Allied and German, and of the French civilians stuck in a single of the main poor and heroic episodes of the second one international battle. With anxious losses on either side and unspeakable agony for the French, who needed to suffer consistent substantial bombardments from the air, this acclaimed account re-creates a bright portrait of the motion and emotions felt by way of all concerned. a huge commemoration of the function performed by means of the typical soldiers—those who witnessed the landings and skilled the conflict for Caen—this variation contains revisions and new fabric and is additional greater through archival photographs.

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