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  • Zombiesby Joseph A. McCullough; Mariusz Kozik

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 10.99

    The dead have always stalked the dark corners of the earth. Since World War II, the number of zombie outbreaks has increased every year, while governments desperately try to cover up the facts. Zombies: A Hunter's Guide contains all of the information necessary to recognize and combat this growing threat. Beginning with an explanation of the historical... more...

  • The Great Locomotive Chaseby Gordon L. Rottman; Mariusz Kozik

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 15.16

    In April 1862, the stage was set for one of the greatest locomotive chases in history. Union forces planned to steal a train and travel at high speed to Chattanooga, Tennessee, disabling the line as they went, in order to cut off vital rail supplies to the Confederate stronghold of Atlanta, Georgia, some 100-plus miles to the southwest. What they hadn't... more...

  • The Cockleshell Raidby Ken Ford; Howard Gerrard; Mariusz Kozik

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 15.16

    On the night of December 7, 1942, five canoes were launched off the mouth of the Gironde river, each containing a pair of British commandoes tasked with slipping into the port of Bordeaux and destroying as many of the merchant ships as possible. Only two of the canoes made it to the target, but it was enough. Five enemy ships were badly damaged in... more...

  • Dambustersby Doug Dildy; Howard Gerrard; Mariusz Kozik

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 15.16

    In May 1943 a specially established RAF squadron made its permanent imprint on military aviation history by flying a high-risk, low level, nighttime attack against German hydro-electric dams vital to the Nazi armaments industry in the Ruhr Valley. A comparatively tiny part of Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris' four-month-long "Battle of the Ruhr†?... more...

  • The Cabanatuan Prison Raidby Gordon L. Rottman; Mariusz Kozik; Howard Gerrard

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99

    On 27 January 1945 the 6th Ranger Battalion and the 6th Army Special Reconnaissance Unit (the Alamo Scouts) began the most dangerous and important mission of their careers to rescue 500 American, British and Dutch prisoners-of-war held at a camp near Cabanatuan. This daring plan was fraught with difficulties – the rangers had to struggle with harsh... more...

  • Certain Death in Sierra Leoneby Will Fowler; Mariusz Kozik; Howard Gerrard

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 15.16

    In September 2000 the notorious militia gang, 'West Side Boys' kidnapped eleven British soldiers in Sierra Leone and Operation Barras was launched as the rescue operation. Fast roping in from helicopters, the SAS soldiers engaged in a heavy firefight with the militia, killing several, and capturing their leader. Meanwhile the Paras advanced on foot,... more...

  • Decatur’s Bold and Daring Actby Mark Lardas; Steve Noon; Donato Spedaliere; Mariusz Kozik

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 15.16

    On a dark night in 1804, Lt. Stephen Decatur and a team of hand-picked men, slipped into Tripoli harbor in a small boat. Their target was the USS Philadelphia. Captured by the Barbary pirates four months previously, the Philadelphia had been refitted to fight against her former masters. Decatur's mission was to either recapture the ship, or failing... more...

  • Ride Around Missouriby Sean McLachlan; Johnny Shumate; Donato Spedaliere; Mariusz Kozik

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 15.16

    In July 1863, with the Confederacy still reeling from the defeats at Vicksburg and Gettysburg, Union forces pushed deep into Arkansas, capturing the capital of Little Rock. In response, Colonel Joseph O. Shelby launched a daring raid to disrupt the advance. Taking 600 men and a section of light artillery, he slipped behind enemy lines. Moving by night... more...

  • Who Dares Winsby Gregory Fremont-Barnes; Pete Winner; Howard Gerrard; Mariusz Kozik

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 15.16

    For 5 days in May 1980, the world watched as the SAS performed a daring raid on the Iranian Embassy in London. Hailed by Margaret Thatcher as "a brilliant operation'' the raid was a huge success for the SAS, rescuing 19 hostages with near-perfect military execution, although 2 hostages were killed by terrorists. Despite the media attention, details... more...

  • The Last Boarding Partyby Clayton Chun; Steve Noon; Alan Gilliland; Mariusz Kozik

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99

    Just two weeks after the close of the Vietnam War, communist Cambodian Khmer Rouge elements seized the S.S. Mayaguez in international waters. Believing they had to act quickly, United States Marines boarded the ship, only to find the crew had been removed. They then launched an assault on a nearby island where they believed the crew had been taken.... more...