Download Ground war, Desert Storm by Jim Mesko PDF

By Jim Mesko

Squadron/Signal e-book, 1991. VG+. 64pgs, Withdrawn stamp from USS Intrepid Sea, Air and house Museum Library. Intrepid is an airplane provider commissioned in WWII. and opened as a museum in manhattan urban in 1984. It used to be thoroughly refurbished and reopened to the general public on Veterans Day, 2008. This ebook is a part of a 2000+ ebook assortment from the Museum Library. remainder of publication in high-quality Like New . No tears, chips and so forth. ISBN 0897472166 Illus: colour, B/W pictures, WE PACK WITH nice CARE, ninety nine% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN customized bins!

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Download Operation Phantom Fury: The Assault and Capture of Fallujah, by Dick Camp PDF

By Dick Camp

The moment conflict for Fallujah, dubbed Operation Phantom Fury, happened over a nearly two-month interval, from November 7 to December 23, 2004. The Marine Corps’ greatest conflict in Iraq so far, it was once so lengthy and fierce that it has entered the pantheon of USMC battles along Iwo Jima, Inchon, and Hue City. This publication bargains an in-depth, intimate look at Operation Phantom Fury, the one most vital conflict undertaken throughout the profession of Iraq. The writer, a retired Marine Corps colonel with strive against carrier in Vietnam, performed own interviews with warring parties, from the department commander in control of the operation all the way down to Marine soldiers who did the fighting. The result--illustrated with 100 motion photographs--is an extraordinary firsthand account of the brutal truth of the conflict in Iraq, how this conflict for a key urban used to be fought, and the way the sort of an important conflict seems to be from positions of command and from the thick of the fight.

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Download The modern Middle East by Ilan Pappé PDF

By Ilan Pappé

This highly winning, ground-breaking e-book is the 1st introductory textbook at the glossy center East to foreground the city, rural, cultural and women’s histories of the sector over its political and fiscal historical past. Ilan Papp? starts off his narrative on the finish of the 1st international struggle with the Ottoman historical past, and concludes at present day with the political discourse of Islam. supplying complete geographical assurance of the quarter, the trendy center East: opens with a delicately argued advent which outlines the technique utilized in the textbook offers a thematic and comparative method of the quarter, aiding scholars to work out the peoples of the center East and the advancements that have an effect on their lives as a part of a bigger international contains insights won from new historiographical traits and a serious method of traditional nation- and nation-centred historiographies contains case reports, debates, maps, pictures, an up to date bibliography and a glossarial index. This moment version has been introduced correct modern with contemporary occasions, and features a new bankruptcy at the media revolution and the influence of media globalization at the heart East, and a revised and accelerated dialogue on glossy Iranian heritage.

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Download Architecture and Globalisation in the Persian Gulf Region by Nasser Golzari PDF

By Nasser Golzari

This can be the 1st publication ever to check the structure and urbanism of the Persian Gulf as an entire entity, dealing both with stipulations at the japanese Iranian coastline as in Arabic international locations at the western aspect. through inviting a variety of architects and students to write down approximately ancient and modern affects on 14 towns alongside either Gulf coastlines, the booklet lines the alterations in structure and human payment in terms of environmental elements and particularity of position. It offers an leading edge contribution to the research of structure and globalisation via an in depth research of this actual area, investigating how structures and towns are being formed hence. a collection of thematic essays on the finish supply vital insights into problems with globalisation, urbanism and environmental layout, drawing from the adventure of the Persian Gulf. the end result is a different list of the Gulf within the early-21st century at some degree whilst worldwide capitalism is making significant inroads and but questions of architectural layout, weather switch, ecological sustainability, cultural id and so-called 'Facebook Democracy' are likewise shaking up the center japanese area. The e-book hence deals a clean analyzing of the structure and urbanism of a desirable and infrequently contradictory quarter, whereas additionally displaying how globalisation will be analysed in a extra engaged and built-in manner.
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Download The Immortal Emperor: The Life and Legend of Constantine by Donald M. Nicol PDF

By Donald M. Nicol

Constantine XI Palaiologos used to be the final Christian Emperor of Constantinople and Byzantium. In 1453, whilst Constantinople fell to the Ottoman Turks, he was once final obvious struggling with on the urban partitions, however the real conditions of his demise have remained surrounded in delusion. within the years that it used to be acknowledged that he was once now not lifeless yet napping - the 'immortal emperor' grew to become to marble, who may sooner or later be woke up by way of an angel and force the Turks out of his urban and empire. Donald Nicol's e-book tells the gripping tale of Constantine's existence and demise, and ends with an fascinating account of claims via reputed descendants of his relations - a few remarkably contemporary - to be heirs to the Byzantine throne.

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Download Sabra and Shatila: September 1982 by Bayan Nuwayhed al-Hout PDF

By Bayan Nuwayhed al-Hout

The e-book covers the background of the Sabra and Shatila bloodbath, which happened over 3 bloody days within the Lebanese capital Beirut. It used to be dedicated opposed to Palestinian refugees by way of Lebanese militias, aided and supervised via the Israeli military, which had encircled the district.Now on hand for the 1st time in English, this vintage publication is the main entire, authoritative account of what occurred and who used to be dependable. the writer, Bayan Nuwayhed al-Hout, was once a Professor on the Lebanese collage on the time. pushed by means of the horror of what happened, she interviewed survivors and arrange an oral heritage venture instantly after the bloodbath to maintain stories. This publication is the end result. Following a common advent, the 1st half includes interviews commonly with victims' households. the second one half analyses statistical facts and makes an attempt to figure out the variety of sufferers. the belief, 'Who was once Responsible?', sheds mild at the a variety of events accountable. Over five-hundred pages lengthy, illustrated with pictures and maps, unrivalled intimately and scope, this booklet is a brave try and make experience of what occurred and a major political rfile in its personal correct.

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Download Bahrain's Uprising PDF

Amid the vast assurance of the Arab uprisings, the Gulf nation of Bahrain has been nearly forgotten. Fusing ancient and modern research, Bahrain’s Uprising seeks to fill this hole, analyzing the continued protests and country repression that maintains today.

Drawing on strong tales, interviews, and conversations from these concerned, this extensive selection of writings by way of students and activists presents a hardly heard voice of the lived event of Bahrainis, describing the way a worldly society, outlined through a ancient fight, keeps to impede the efforts of the ruling elite to rebrand itself as a liberal monarchy.

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Download US Army Forces in the Korean War 1950-53 by Donald Boose PDF

By Donald Boose

While North Korea attacked the South on June 25, 1950, usa forces in East Asia have been less than the command of normal Douglas MacArthur, whose greatest flooring strength was once 8th US military. This military fought a tenacious protection of South Korea, counterattacked north to the Yalu River with the separate X Corps, prior to falling again within the face of big chinese language intervention, carried out a warfare of flow, and settled right into a bloody two-year lengthy interval of static struggle. This identify examines the wrestle venture, association, and evolution of the 8th US military in Korea and its 300,000 US flooring forces via hugely specified orders of conflict, tables of association and gear, and examinations of an important points akin to doctrine, education, and strategies.

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