Keywords: army

Recce: Small Team Operations Behind Enemy Lines

Recce: Small Team Operations Behind Enemy Lines


Koos Stadler

ISBN: 9780624069447
Year of publication: 2015

Koos Stadler SMALL TEAM MISSIONS BEHIND ENEMY LINES Dedicated to my father, Koos, who kindled the spirit of adventure in me, and my dearest wife, Karien, who had no option but to scale every cliff with me. About the layout The layout in this digital edition of Recce may differ from that of the printed version, depending on the settings on your reader. The layout displays optimally if you use the default setting on your reader. Readers can experiment with the settings to have the text displayed ...

Keywords: 51 Reconnaissance Commando Angola Bushmen elite soldiers Military History Military missions Operation Abduct Operation Angel Operation Caudad Operation Cerberus Operation Colosseum Operation Daisy Operation Killarney secret missions South African Army South African authors South African Border War Special Forces special forces training Terrorism
Caesar's Vow

Caesar's Vow


S J A Turney

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

S. J. A. Turney Caesars Vow Prologue I will hear nothing more of it, Priscus. Caesar drummed his fingers irritably on the table top as his brow twitched, leaden-cold eyes locked challengingly on the man before him. The general, Priscus noted, looked more tired than ever, yet there was something about him that had been lacking in evidence this past year or two: a fire. A purpose. Something had changed in Caesar, and it revolved around the missives he had sent to and received from Rome. Priscus ...

Keywords: army caesar Gaul legions roman Rome Vercingetorix
The Belgae

The Belgae


S J A Turney

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2011

S. J. A. Turney The Belgae PART ONE: THE GATHERING STORM Chapter 1 Roman military installation outside Vesontio Quadriga: a chariot drawn by four horses, such as seen at the great races in the circus of Rome. Foederati: non-Roman states who held treaties with Rome and gained some rights under Roman law. Where the hell have you been Gnaeus Vinicius Priscus gestured angrily with his vine staff from his position on top of a supply wagon as he ground his teeth irritably. Fronto looked up at his ...

Keywords: Ancient Rome Roman Army
Gulf War One

Gulf War One


Hugh McManners

ISBN: 9780091935986
Year of publication: 2010

Hugh McManners THE TRUTH FROM THOSE WHO WERE THERE FOREWORD In 1990 I was the Commander of the British armoured division sent to the Gulf, as part of the coalition force in Saudi Arabia, which would ultimately fight Saddam Husseins army and liberate Kuwait. As Commander, my view of the events of the war was influenced particularly by three factors. First, there was the need to acquire, organise and train the forces I was allocated into a fighting formation, capable of defeating the enemy in such ...

Keywords: British Army Desert Storm
Their Darkest Hour

Their Darkest Hour


Christopher G Nuttall

ISBN: 9781310046148
Year of publication: 2014

Christopher Nuttall THEIR DARKEST HOUR No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than mans and yet as mortal as his own across the gulf of space, minds that are to our minds as ours are to those of the beasts that perish, intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us. H.G. Wells Prologue The senior ...

Keywords: alien invasion British Army Galactic Empire invasion from space occupation ufo
Operation Snakebite

Operation Snakebite


Stephen Grey

ISBN: 9780141923949
Year of publication: 2009

Stephen Grey OPERATION SNAKEBITE The Explosive True Story of an Afghan Desert Siege Both the American and the British forces guaranteed to me they knew what they were doing, and I made the mistake of listening to them. And when they came in, the Taliban came. Hamid Karzai, president of Afghanistan TASK FORCE HELMAND OCTOBER 2007 Authors Note War is organized chaos. It involves men and women who have to make decisions about the lives of others under conditions of great stress. What follows is ...

Keywords: Afghanistan Airborne British Army Paras
Hades' Gate

Hades' Gate


S J A Turney

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

S. J. A. Turney Hades Gate Dramatis Personae at the outset of the tale The Command Staff: Gaius Julius Caesar: Politician, general and governor. Aulus Ingenuus: Commander of Caesars Praetorian Cohort. Quintus Atius Varus: Commander of the Cavalry. Quintus Titurius Sabinus: Lieutenant of Caesar. Lucius Aurunculeius Cotta: Lieutenant of Caesar Titus Labienus: Lieutenant of Caesar. Gnaeus Vinicius Priscus: Former primus pilus of the Tenth, now camp prefect of the army. Seventh Legion: Quintus ...

Keywords: army Caesar Gaul legion roman Rome