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1 No Easy Day - Mark Owen & Kevin Maurer
Auteur : Mark Owen & Kevin Maurer
Genre : Militaire
THE GRIPPING FIRST-PERSON ACCOUNT OF BIN LADEN'S EXECUTION

For the first time, read the first-hand account of the planning and execution of the extraordinary mission to kill the terrorist mastermind.

No Easy Day puts readers inside the elite, handpicked twenty-four-man team known as SEAL Team Six as they train for the most important mission of their lives.

From the crash of the Black Hawk helicopter that threatened the mission with disaster, to the radio call confirming their target was dead, the SEAL team raid on bin Laden's secret HQ is recounted in nail-biting second-by-second detail.

Team leader Mark Owen takes readers behind enemy lines with one of the world's most astonishing fighting forces, in the only insider's account of their most spectacular mission.

'No Easy Day amounts to a cinem

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2 Team of Teams - General Stanley McChrystal, David Silverman, Tantum Collins & Chris Fussell
Auteur : General Stanley McChrystal, David Silverman, Tantum Collins & Chris Fussell
Genre : Entreprise et management
What if you could combine the agility, adaptability, and cohesion of a small team with the power and resources of a giant organization?

When General Stanley McChrystal took command of the Joint Special Operations Task Force in Iraq in 2003, he quickly realized that conventional military tactics were failing. The allied forces had a huge advantage in numbers, equipment and training - but none of the enemy's speed and flexibility.

McChrystal and his colleagues discarded a century of conventional wisdom to create a 'team of teams' that combined extremely transparent communication with decentralized decision-making authority. Faster, flatter and more flexible, the task force beat back al-Qaeda.

In this powerful book, McChrystal and his colleagues show how the challenges they faced in Iraq can be relevant to any leader. Through compelling examples, the

9,49 €

3 Berlin - Antony Beevor
Auteur : Antony Beevor
Genre : Militaire
THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER

'RECOUNTS, IN HARROWING DETAIL AND WITH FORMIDABLE SKILL, THE BRUTAL DEATH-THROES OF HITLER'S REICH AT THE HANDS OF THE RAMPAGING RED ARMY' Boyd Tonkin, Independent

'Makes us feel the chaos and the fear as if every drop of blood was our own . . . compellingly readable, deeply researched, and beautifully written' Simon Sebag Montefiore, Spectator

'An irresistibly compelling narrative, of events so terrible that they still have the power to provoke wonder and awe' Adam Sisman, Observer

'A masterpiece' Michael Burleigh, Guardian

'Brilliant. Combines a soldier's understanding of war's realities with a novelist's eye for detail' Orlando Figes, Sunday Times

'Startling, chilling, compelling. Beevor's writing burns like a torch at night in a landscape

9,49 €
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Ardennes
5 Ardennes 1944 - Antony Beevor
Auteur : Antony Beevor
Genre : Militaire
From the bestselling author of Stalingrad, Berlin and D-Day, Antony Beevor's Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble tells the story of the German's ill-fated final stand.

On 16 December, 1944, Hitler launched his 'last gamble' in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes. He believed he could split the Allies by driving all the way to Antwerp, then force the Canadians and the British out of the war. Although his generals were doubtful of success, younger officers and NCOs were desperate to believe that their homes and families could be saved from the vengeful Red Army approaching from the east. Many were exultant at the prospect of striking back.

The Ardennes offensive, with more than a million men involved, became the greatest battle of the war in western Europe. American troops, taken by surprise, found themselves fighting two

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Closure
6 Closure - Randall Wood
Auteur : Randall Wood
Genre : Policier et suspense
The new Jack Randall novel HOMELAND is now available for pre-order!

When a prominent lawyer is shot while waiting at a suburban stop sign it sets off a nation-wide manhunt for an elusive killer. Special Agent Jack Randall of the FBI finds himself appointed to track down and stop the shooter. Not by his superiors, but by the killer himself. 

As more bodies fall the shooter takes his message to the press, earning the support of the public with his choice of targets and confounding the FBI at every turn. From the desert of Nevada to the urban jungle of New York City, Jack and his team follow the trail of bodies and haunting messages left behind by the killer. With the pressure to find him mounting on Jack, the assassin’s crimes grow bolder, and his message more sinister and closer to home. 

It becomes clear to Jack that in order to find the sh

2,99 €

7 1939-1945 - Alain Leclercq
Auteur : Alain Leclercq
Genre : Histoire
Clandestins, espions, saboteurs ; une véritable guerre dans la guerre !

Missions clandestines, services de sabotage, espionnage et contre-espionnage, renseignements et faits de résistance… Une véritable guerre secrète, méconnue, s’est déroulée pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, tant dans les services secrets officiels que dans les organismes clandestins.
Des destins exceptionnels, des hommes et des femmes tapis dans l’ombre, parmi lesquels :
• Claire Philips, qui a ouvert aux Philippines un cabaret pour pouvoir soutirer au mieux des informations aux soldats japonais qui le fréquentaient.
• Josefina, l’espionne lépreuse, qui effrayait par ses cicatrices les officiers de garde qui, dès lors, ne la fouillaient pas.
• William Stephenson, qui a dirigé l’un des plus grands réseaux mondiaux de services secrets, sous la couvertur

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Debriefing
President
8 Debriefing the President - John Nixon
Auteur : John Nixon
Genre : Militaire
A riveting, revealing and news-making account of the CIA's interrogation of Saddam, written by the CIA agent who conducted the questioning.

In December 2003, after one of the largest, most aggressive manhunts in history, US military forces captured Iraqi president Saddam Hussein near his hometown of Tikrit. Beset by body-double rumors and false alarms during a nine-month search, the Bush administration needed positive identification of the prisoner before it could make the announcement that would rocket around the world.
At the time, John Nixon was a senior CIA leadership analyst who had spent years studying the Iraqi dictator. Called upon to make the official ID, Nixon looked for telltale scars and tribal tattoos and asked Hussein a list of questions only he could answer. The man was indeed Saddam Hussein, but as Nixon learned in the ensuing weeks,

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9 Arnhem - Antony Beevor
Auteur : Antony Beevor
Genre : Militaire
The Sunday Times #1 Bestseller

The great airborne battle for the bridges in 1944 by Britain's Number One bestselling historian and author of the classic Stalingrad

'Our greatest chronicler of the Second World War . . . his fans will love it' - Robert Fox, Evening Standard

'The eye for telling detail which we have come to expect from Antony Beevor. . . this time, though, he turns his brilliance as a military historian to a subject not just of defeat, but dunderhead stupidity' Daily Mail

On 17 September 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the growing roar of aeroplane engines. He went out on to his balcony above the flat landscape of southern Holland to watch the air armada of Dakotas and gliders carrying the British 1st Airborne and the Ameri

9,49 €

10 Panzer Leader - Heinz Guderian
Auteur : Heinz Guderian
Genre : Biographies et mémoires
Heinz Guderian - master of the Blitzkrieg and father of modern tank warfare - commanded the German XIX Army Corps as it rampaged across Poland in 1939.

Personally leading the devastating attack which traversed the Ardennes Forest and broke through French lines, he was at the forefront of the race to the Channel coast. Only Hitler's personal command to halt prevented Guderian's tanks and troops turning Dunkirk into an Allied bloodbath.

Later commanding Panzergruppe 2 in Operation Barbarossa, Guderian's armoured spearhead took Smolensk after fierce fighting and was poised to launch the final assault on Moscow when he was ordered south to Kiev. In the battle that followed, he helped encircle and capture over 600,000 Soviet troops after days of combat in the most terrible conditions.

Panzer Leader is a searing firsthand account of the most effective f

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Harrier
11 Joint Force Harrier - Adrian Orchard & James Barrington
Auteur : Adrian Orchard & James Barrington
Genre : Biographies et mémoires
Days after arriving in Kandahar, the Harriers of 800 Naval Air Squadron were in the thick of fierce fighting. Armed with rockets and bombs, the pilots were flying crucial danger-close attack missions in defence of troops engaged in the most intense battles seen by British forces since the Korean War. While facing the constant threat of surface-to-air missiles, the British Top Guns knew that any mistake would have fatal consequences for the soldiers who depended on their skill and determination. Written by the Commanding Officer of the first Royal Navy squadron to deploy to Afghanistan, Joint Force Harrier is a compelling insight into the exciting world of modern air warfare.

6,49 €

12 SAS: Who Dares Wins - Anthony Middleton, Jason Fox, Matthew Ollerton & Colin Maclachlan
Auteur : Anthony Middleton, Jason Fox, Matthew Ollerton & Colin Maclachlan
Genre : Militaire
Life and leadership lessons from the Special Forces, from the stars of Channel 4 series SAS: Who Dares Wins - including Sunday Times bestselling author of FIRST MAN: LEADING FROM THE FRONT, Ant Middleton

Are you up to the challenge of SAS leadership? Only the best will succeed...

Britain's SAS (Special Air Service) has an unparalleled reputation for soldiering excellence. Their skills and techniques have been perfected in the most demanding environments imaginable, but many of these can also be used in our everyday lives.

This book takes situations all of us will experience during our lives and presents tactical lessons drawn from SAS training and battlefield experience. Its four authors - stars of the hit Channel 4 show SAS: Who Dares Wins - how their finely honed understanding of how to handle ex

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Officier
Actualite
13 LE ROLE SOCIAL DE L'OFFICIER - un essai d'actualité - Hubert Lyautey
Auteur : Hubert Lyautey
Genre : Sciences sociales
Le Maréchal Lyautey nous livre ici un peu de son expérience qui a fait de lui non seulement un officier apprécié de ses hommes mais aussi un gouverneur reconnu sur les territoires qu'il a administrés (Maroc).

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14 Why The Allies Won - Dr Richard Overy
Auteur : Dr Richard Overy
Genre : Europe
'Outstanding...Overy has written a masterpiece of analytical history, posing and answering one of the great questions of the century' Niall Ferguson, Sunday Times

The Allied victory in 1945 – though comprehensive – was far from inevitable. By 1942 almost the entire resources of continental Europe were in German hands and Japan had wiped out the western colonial presence in Asia. Democracy appeared to have had its day.

In this remarkable study, Richard Overy provides a reinterpretation of the war through an account of the decisive military campaigns that created the astonishing revival in Allied fortunes. He also explores the deeper factors that determined success and failure: industrial stength, fighting ability, the skills of leaders and the moral contrasts between the two sides.

Today the modern world is once more in the thr

10,99 €

15 3 Para - Patrick Bishop
Auteur : Patrick Bishop
Genre : Histoire
Afghanistan, Summer 2006. This is war.

Afghanistan in the summer of 2006. In blazing heat in remote outposts the 3 Para battlegroup is pitted against a stubborn enemy who keep on coming. Until now, the full story of what happened there has not been told. This is it.

In April 2006, the elite 3 Para battlegroup was despatched to Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. They were tasked with providing security to reconstruction efforts, a deployment it was hoped would pass off without a shot being fired. In fact, over the six months they were there, the 3 Para battle group saw near continuous combat – one gruelling battle after another – in what would become one of the most extraordinary campaigns ever fought by British troops.

Around parched, dusty outposts reliant on a limited number of helicopters for food and ammunition resupply, troops were subject

6,99 €

16 Songs of a War Boy - Deng Thiak Adut & Ben McKelvey
Auteur : Deng Thiak Adut & Ben McKelvey
Genre : Biographies et mémoires
The true story of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, man of hope

Deng Adut's family were farmers in South Sudan when a brutal civil war altered his life forever. At six years old, his mother was told she had to give him up to fight. At the age most Australian children are starting school , Deng was conscripted into the Sudan People's Liberation Army. He began a harsh, relentless military training that saw this young boy trained to use an AK-47 and sent into battle. He lost the right to be a child. He lost the right to learn.

The things Deng saw over those years will stay with him forever. He suffered from cholera, malaria and numerous other debilitating illnesses but still he had to fight. A child soldier is expected to kill or be killed and Deng almost died a number of times. He survived being shot in the back. The desperation and loneliness was ov

3,99 €

Surprise
17 Surprise, Kill, Vanish - Annie Jacobsen
Auteur : Annie Jacobsen
Genre : Science politique
Since 1947, domestic and foreign assassinations have been executed under the CIA-led covert action operations team. Before that time, responsibility for taking out America's enemies abroad was even more shrouded in mystery. Despite Hollywood notions of last-minute rogue-operations and external secret hires, covert action is actually a cog in a colossal foreign policy machine, moving through, among others, the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, the House and Senate Select Committees. At the end of the day, it is the President, not the CIA, who is singularly in charge.

When diplomacy fails and overt military action is not feasible, the President often calls on the Special Activities Division, the most secretive and lowest-profile branch of the CIA. It is this paramilitary team that undertakes dramatic and little-known assignments: hostage rescues, sabotage, and, of course, ass

11,99 €

18 The Art of Action - Stephen Bungay
Auteur : Stephen Bungay
Genre : Management et direction
What do you want me to do? This question is the enduring management issue, a perennial problem that Stephen Bungay shows has an old solution that is counter-intuitive and yet common sense. The Art of Action is a thought-provoking and fresh look at how managers can turn planning into execution, and execution into results.

Drawing on his experience as a consultant, senior manager and a highly respected military historian, Stephen Bungay takes a close look at the nineteenth-century Prussian Army, which built its agility on the initiative of its highly empowered junior officers, to show business leaders how they can build more effective, productive organizations. Based on a theoretical framework which has been tested in practice over 150 years, Bungay shows how the approach known as 'mission command' has been applied in businesses as diverse as pharmaceuticals and F1 racin

14,99 €

19 Me Bandy, You Cissie - Donald Jack
Auteur : Donald Jack
Genre : Action et aventure
“I enjoyed every word . . . terrifically funny.” P.G. Wodehouse
Peace has broken out and World War I flying ace and all-round chancer Bartholomew Bandy isn’t exactly making a success of being a commercial pilot in the USA. 
But when a job lot of aircraft bits purchased with the last of his pay turns out to be a complete Vickers Vimy bomber, he feels his luck has changed.
With the help of his very tall, very sweet girlfriend Cissie, and the hindrance of his very short, very bad and beautiful girlfriend Dasha, he smashes (literally) straight into the exciting new world of the movies. Not an ideal career for someone whose face, as he says himself, resembles that of a Tibetan yak, but then absolutely nothing about Bart is ideal.
With the blackest of black comedy and seat-of-the pants escapades, Donald Jack’s series about a y

4,49 €

Tranquilles
20 Jours tranquilles à Damas - François Janne d'Othée
Auteur : François Janne d'Othée
Genre : Administration publique
Rencontres avec des citoyens syriens en pleine guerre.

Depuis 2011, la Syrie traverse un cauchemar. Une guerre atroce, des morts par centaines de milliers, des destructions apocalyptiques et l’exil pour des millions de citoyens. Sous l'apparente revendication démocratique du début se jouait une partie bien plus sournoise : des rivalités régionales sur fond de l’éternel conflit entre sunnites et chiites, tandis que grandissait le monstre djihadiste avec la complicité de pays voisins. Et pourtant la vie n’a cessé de continuer dans ce pays multiséculaire où l’attachement aux racines n’est pas un vain mot. Beaucoup sont restés, de gré ou de force. Afin de rencontrer ces citoyens au milieu de la guerre, et tenter de comprendre la complexité du conflit, le journaliste François Janne d’Othée s’est rendu plusieurs fois à Damas et ailleurs dans le pa

9,99 €

Security
21 Edge Security Box Set - Trish Loye
Auteur : Trish Loye
Genre : Militaire
All the proceeds from this box set, Edge Security Books 1-3 will go towards Wounded Warriors Canada.  Please check out this website for more information on what I am doing: http://bit.ly/2nyOvo4  You can also visit: http://woundedwarriors.ca/bbr17/   

E.D.G.E. Security is a covert international organization that handles jobs most governments won’t. The operators are the elite of the elite, soldiers and spies, chosen for their skills and secrecy, and their ability to go beyond the edge.

Book 1: Edge of Control

E.D.G.E wants to recruit Navy SEAL Jake ‘College’ Harrison but he’s skeptical of the good he can do as an E.D.G.E. operator. His trial assignment is a simple recon mission with the target being the Russian mob. The only interesting aspect of the job is the sexy

4,99 €

22 The Desert War - James Holland
Auteur : James Holland
Genre : Militaire
Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES.

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Why was North Africa such a key component in Britain's success over Mussolini and his Italian Army?

How did they blunt Italy's actions?

What challenges did they face?

And what new technologies were brought to bear?

When fascist dictator Mussolini declared war against Britain he was taking a huge risk . . .

Italy lacked natural resources, and Britain and France's wealth.

He hoped to create a new Roman Empire across the Mediterranean and into Africa. And with Hitler and the Nazi's by his side he had a great chance of doing so - but what was it that stopped him?

Discover the answers and more inside James Holland's The Desert War, the thrilling and accessible account that explains what happened, who the key figures w

6,99 €

23 That's Me in the Middle - Donald Jack
Auteur : Donald Jack
Genre : Action et aventure
“I enjoyed every word . . . terrifically funny.” P.G. Wodehouse
Strangely horse-faced World War I flying ace Bart Bandy finds himself kicked upstairs – to everyone’s appalled surprise – and made a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Flying Corps.
But not for long. Persuaded to give a school speech on the many shortcomings of Field Marshal Haig, he finds Fortune’s Wheel definitely on the turn and soon he is once more heading for the hell of the trenches  – this time on a bicycle. 
With the daredevil commander of the 13th Bicycle Brigade, Bob Craig, there follow a series of edge-of-the-seat adventures, always accompanied by what Craig later refers to fondly as “brilliant exchanges of utter nonsense”.
Donald Jack’s blackly humorous Bandy memoirs are classics of their kind. Against an unshrinkingly depicted

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24 It's Me Again - Donald Jack
Auteur : Donald Jack
Genre : Action et aventure
“I enjoyed every word . . . terrifically funny.” P.G. Wodehouse
As usual the RAF top brass don't know what to do with maverick flying ace and well-known loose cannon Major Bartholomew Bandy.
They pack him off to a squadron where everything’s as smart as paint and the flying record barely registers, thinking it'll keep him out of their hair. But after a shaky start Bart gets a firm grip on things – one of those things being the adjutant, who jealously guards his own private and baroquely magnificent WC.
With old pal Dick Milestone, Bart reinvigorates the superbly turned out but demoralized pilots, who start doing some serious flying and very serious damage to the enemy, in the notoriously tricky new Dolphin Camels.
With the blackest of black comedy and seat-of-the pants escapades, Donald Jack’s series about a young pilot makes the Wa

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Atlantic
Ladybird
History
25 Battle of the Atlantic: Book 3 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War - James Holland
Auteur : James Holland
Genre : Militaire
Part of the ALL-NEW Ladybird Expert series.

Find out about WWII's longest battle. This is an accessible, insightful and authoritative account of the naval campaign that kept supply lines open and enabled Britain to continue to fight.

Historian, author and broadcaster James Holland draws on the latest research and interviews with participants to bring colour, detail and a fresh perspective to the story of how the siege of Europe was broken.

Inside, you'll discover exactly what happened in the Battle of the Atlantic. Ships, submarines and aircraft fought a bitter war that saw the deaths of over 100,000 servicemen and civilians.

What's inside?

- The tragic demise of SS Athenia
- The power of U-boats
- Advantages of Britain's naval experience
- German naval Enigma codes
- The rapid develo

6,99 €

26 The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers - Paul Kennedy
Auteur : Paul Kennedy
Genre : Monde
WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE

Paul Kennedy’s international bestseller is a sweeping account of five hundred years of fluctuating economic muscle and military might.

Kennedy’s masterwork begins in the year 1500, at a time of various great centres of power including Minh China, the Ottomans, the rising Mughal state, the nations of Europe. But it was the latter which, through competition, economic growth and better military organisation, came to dominate the globe – until challenged later by Japan, the Soviet Union, and the United States. Now China, boosted by its own economic prowess, rises to the fore. Throughout this brilliant work, Kennedy persuasively demonstrates the interdependence of economic and military power, showing how an imbalance between the two has historically led to spectacular political disaster.

Erudite and brilliantly origina

10,99 €

Britain
Ladybird
History
27 The Battle of Britain: Book 2 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War - James Holland
Auteur : James Holland
Genre : Militaire
Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Battle of Britain is an accessible, insightful and authoritative account of the most famous aerial battle in history.

Historian, author and broadcaster James Holland draws on the latest research and interviews with participants to bring colour, detail and a fresh perspective to the story.

Inside, you'll discover how tactics, organisation and new technologies were brought to bear, about the different challenges faced by both the RAF and the Luftwaffe, and, above all, the skill, bravery and endurance of the airmen engaged in a contest that was of critical importance to the outcome of the war.

Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and cult

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28 First Man In - Ant Middleton
Auteur : Ant Middleton
Genre : Biographies et mémoires
No one is born a leader. But through sheer determination and by confronting life’s challenges, Ant Middleton has come to know the meaning of true leadership. In First Man In, he shares the core lessons he’s learned over the course of his fascinating, exhilarating life.

Special forces training is no walk in the park. The rules are strict and they make sure you learn the hard way, pushing you beyond the limits of what is physically possible. There is no mercy. Even when you are bleeding and broken, to admit defeat is failure.

To survive the gruelling selection process to become a member of the elite you need toughness, aggression, meticulous attention to detail and unrelenting self-discipline, all traits that make for the best leaders.

After 13 years service in the military, with 4 years as a Special Boat Service (SBS) sniper, Ant Middleton is the epito

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29 Three Cheers for Me - Donald Jack
Auteur : Donald Jack
Genre : Action et aventure
“I enjoyed every word . . . terrifically funny.” P.G. Wodehouse
With his disturbingly horse-like face and a pious distaste for strong drink and bad language, young Bartholomew Bandy doesn’t seem cut out for life in the armed services, as we meet him at the start of the First World War. 
Yet he not only survives the dangers and squalor of the infantry trenches, he positively thrives in the Royal Flying Corps, revealing a surprising aptitude for splitarsing Sopwith Camels and shooting down the Hun. He even manages to get the girl.
Through it all he never loses his greatest ability – to open his mouth and put his foot in it.
Donald Jack’s blackly humorous Bandy memoirs are classics of their kind. Against an unshrinkingly depicted backdrop of war and its horrors, his anti-hero’s adventures are both gripping and shockingly fu

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30 Our Boys - Helen Parr
Auteur : Helen Parr
Genre : Europe
WINNER OF THE LONGMAN-HISTORY TODAY BOOK PRIZE 2019
WINNER OF THE TEMPLER MEDAL BOOK PRIZE 2019
WINNER OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON MEDAL FOR MILITARY HISTORY 2019
LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2019

'Outstanding ... There can be few better books about fighting men in all their bravery, terror and shame' Ian Jack, Guardian

Our Boys brings to life the human experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands War, and examines the long aftermath of that conflict. It is a first in many ways - a history of the Parachute Regiment, a group with an elite and aggressive reputation; a study of close-quarters combat on the Falkland Islands; and an exploration of the many legacies of this short and symbolic war.

Told unfli

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31 Me Too - Donald Jack
Auteur : Donald Jack
Genre : Action et aventure
“I enjoyed every word . . . terrifically funny.” P.G. Wodehouse
Despite designing his own amphibious aircraft, the Gander – a machine almost as alarming looking as its horse-faced maker – ex-WWI ace Bartholomew Bandy is failing to make a fortune in his hometown of Gallop.
The only work he finds is flying bootleg liquor into the USA. In desperation (what else?) he stands as a local MP and in desperation (why else?) they vote him in. But after spilling the beans on a bunch of government members indulging in Prohibition corruption, Bart’s soon cordially hated by everyone up to the Prime Minister – can he really be naïve enough to believe party propaganda that the people must be told the truth?
So Bart’s goose – or gander – is cooked, and the resulting mess can be summed up as whisky galore!
With the blacke

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32 Rain - Barney Campbell
Auteur : Barney Campbell
Genre : Romans et littérature
Drawing on his own experience, Barney Campbell's Rain is a powerful, vivid and affecting portrait of the Afghan frontline.

'No better on-the-ground description of Britain's war will ever be written. Rain is what Chickenhawk or, more recently, Matterhorn was to Vietnam. It's unputdownable, except for when the reader needs to draw breath or battle a lump in the throat' Evening Standard

Tom Chamberlain was destined to be a soldier from the moment he discovered a faded picture of his father patrolling the streets of Belfast.

With the war in Afghanistan at its savage peak, Tom is despatched from home in the dead of an anonymous September night, a blood tribute leaving without fanfare.

Full of eagerness, but wracked by self-doubt, he must discover who he is and what he is capable of.

Bu

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Ooggetuigen
Tachtigjarige
33 Ooggetuigen van de Tachtigjarige Oorlog - Luc Panhuysen & René van Stipriaan
Auteur : Luc Panhuysen & René van Stipriaan
Genre : Europe
De overwinning bij Heiligerlee op het Spaanse pronkleger, de onthoofding van Egmont en Horne, het hongerende Leiden dat verlangt naar overgave, de slachtpartij in Naarden, Willem van Oranje die een moordaanslag overleeft, een wolvenplaag in winters Vlaanderen, de bijna verloren veldslag bij Nieuwpoort, de onthoofding van Oldenbarnevelt… De Tachtigjarige Oorlog werd beleefd als een extreem gewelddadig conflict, waar bovendien de hele bevolking bij betrokken raakte.

Het oppermachtige Spanje slaagde er maar niet in de opstandigheid te breken. Het moest zelfs toezien hoe uit de chaos een sterke nieuwe natie ontstond: de Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden. Dit was de uitkomst van een reeks spectaculaire gebeurtenissen, die mede vorm hebben gegeven aan het huidige Nederland en Vlaanderen. Steeds waren er getuigen die hun ervaringen in het leger, in de steden en op het plat

13,99 €

34 Bleach - Tome 55 - Tite Kubo
Auteur : Tite Kubo
Genre : Action
Une sonnerie d’alarme retentit à Soul Society, comme pour annoncer quelque chose. Des habitants de Rukongai ont soudain disparu. Pendant ce temps, à Karakura où se trouvent Ichigo et les autres, une ombre suspecte s’est approchée sans bruit…

L’histoire est entrée dans son dernier chapitre. Le rideau se lève sur l’arc de la sanglante guerre de mille ans !

4,99 €

Winning
35 Winning Ugly - Brad Gilbert & Steve Jamison
Auteur : Brad Gilbert & Steve Jamison
Genre : Sports de raquettes
The tennis classic from Olympic gold medalist and ESPN analyst Brad Gilbert, now featuring a new introduction with tips drawn from the strategies of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Andy Murray, and more, to help you outthink and outplay your toughest opponents

A former Olympic medalist and now one of ESPN’s most respected analysts, Brad Gilbert shares his timeless tricks and tips, including “some real gems” (Tennis magazine) to help both recreational and professional players improve their game.

In the new introduction to this third edition, Gilbert uses his inside access to analyze current stars such as Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal, showing readers how to beat better players without playing better tennis.

Written with clarity and wit, this classic combat manual for the tennis court has become the bible of tennis instructi

12,99 €

Churchill
Ministry
Ungentlemanly
36 Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare - Giles Milton
Auteur : Giles Milton
Genre : Militaire
'A magnificent story, brilliantly told. Read it!' Anthony Horowitz

Six gentlemen, one goal - the destruction of Hitler's war machine

In the spring of 1939, a top secret organisation was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage.

The guerrilla campaign that followed was to prove every bit as extraordinary as the six gentlemen who directed it. Winston Churchill selected them because they were wildly creative and thoroughly ungentlemanly. One of them, Cecil Clarke, was a maverick engineer who had spent the 1930s inventing futuristic caravans. Now, his talents were put to more devious use: he built the dirty bomb used to assassinate Hitler's favourite, Reinhard Heydrich. Another member of the team, William Fairbairn, was a portly pensioner with an unusual passion: he

1,99 €

History
37 West Point History of World War II, Vol. 1 - The United States Military Academy
Auteur : The United States Military Academy
Genre : Militaire
An outstanding new military history of the first half of World War II, featuring a rich array of images, exclusive graphics, superb new maps, and expert analysis commissioned by the United States Military Academy to teach the art of war to West Point cadets.

Since 1836, United States Military Academy texts have been the gold standard for teaching military history and the operational art of war. Now the USMA has developed a new military history series for the public featuring the story of World War II in two volumes, of which this is the first.

The West Point History of World War II combines the expertise of preeminent historians with hundreds of maps and images, many created for this volume or selected from Army collections. The first volume offers a balanced narrative analyzing the rising tide of Axis conquest from 1939 to mid-1942, ranging from battlefield

39,99 €

Counterinsurgency
Theoretical
Practical
Principles
Doctrine
Acclaimed
Trinquier
Defining
Charles
Lacheroy
Doctrine
Revolutionnaire
38 Counterinsurgency Theoretical and Practical Principles - COIN Doctrine, David Galula, Acclaimed Sage, Trinquier, Defining Modern Warfare, Charles Lacheroy and Doctrine de Guerre Revolutionnaire (DGR) - David N. Spires
Auteur : David N. Spires
Genre : Militaire
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book argues that "coercive" counterinsurgency (COIN) has played a larger role historically than is currently recognized in today's FM 3-24 doctrine, which reflects the popular view of COIN as emphasizing protection of the population. The extent to which the essence of COIN has been misunderstood and misinterpreted, undermining the coercive "gold standard" is a central concern. While there has been some recognition of the utility of coercive action against insurgents, ethical concerns about proportionality and the indiscriminate use of force have imposed constraints. Where the "gold standard" represents deliberate, strict coercion against the population, FM 3-24 emphasizes a far more limited coercive approach, one that may be to the detriment of COIN operations as understood in historical perspectiv

5,99 €

Against
Spirits
39 Prayer Warfare Against 70 Mad Spirits - Dr. D. K. Olukoya
Auteur : Dr. D. K. Olukoya
Genre : Christianisme
Read this powerful book to discover what these 70 mad spirits are and how to prayerfully overcome them.

4,99 €

40 A Game of Birds and Wolves - Simon Parkin
Auteur : Simon Parkin
Genre : Militaire
1941. The Battle of the Atlantic is a disaster. Thousands of supply ships ferrying vital food and fuel from North America to Britain are being torpedoed by German U-boats.

Prime Minister Winston Churchill is lying to the country about the number of British ships sunk. He is lying about the number of British men killed. And worst of all, unless something changes, he knows that Britain is weeks away from being starved into surrender to the Nazis.

This is the story of the game of battleships that won the Second World War. In the first week of 1942 a group of unlikely heroes - a retired naval captain and a clutch of brilliant young women, the youngest only seventeen-years-old - gather to form a secret strategy unit. On the top floor of a bomb-bruised HQ in Liverpool, the Western Approaches Tactical Unit spends days and nights designing and playing wargames in an effor


41 Life Under Fire - Jason Fox
Auteur : Jason Fox
Genre : Biographies et mémoires
The ground-breaking new book from former Special Boat Services Sergeant Jason Fox, star of Channel 4’s SAS Who Dares Wins and bestselling author of Battle Scars.

Whether serving in the Special Forces, rowing oceans or investigating some of the world’s most notorious drug cartels, Jason Fox has overcome more than his fair share of emotional and mental conflicts. Now, he shares the tools he’s developed at the cutting edge of an elite military career and shows how you, too, can build the resilience and inner strength to overcome whatever challenges life puts in front of you.

During my military career, I dealt regularly with fear, emotional breakdown, pain in hostile environments and the horrors of war. I summoned bravery during intense gun battles and, perhaps more courageously, raised my hand for help during my darkest moment – though it took


Strategic
Paralysis
Aftermath
Economic
Control
Industrial
Command
Informational
Targeting
42 John Boyd and John Warden: Air Power's Quest for Strategic Paralysis - Sun Tzu, Aftermath of Desert Storm Gulf War, Economic and Control Warfare, Industrial, Command, and Informational Targeting - David N. Spires
Auteur : David N. Spires
Genre : Militaire
This important report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Throughout air power's inaugural century, theorists have posited numerous schemes to best exploit the air weapon's inherent flexibility and ubiquity. The evolution of air power theory has been fashioned along the way by harsh lessons of war, remarkable advances in technology, and the visionary concepts of a few select airmen.
Two modern-day theorists, Colonels John Boyd and John Warden, have significantly contributed to this evolution through their respective works on strategic paralysis. Although currently in vogue in the aftermath of Desert Storm, the notion of strategic paralysis has been around for quite some time. Its historical roots reach back to the writings of the Eastern philosopher of war, Sun Tzu, and the quest for paralysis underpins all theories of strategic co

6,99 €

Yourself
Bashing
Guerrilla
43 The Red Army's Do-It-Yourself, Nazi-Bashing Guerrilla Warfare Manual - Lester Grau & Michael Gress
Auteur : Lester Grau & Michael Gress
Genre : Militaire
A selection of the Military Book Club. This third edition of the The Partisan’s Companion is the last-and-best Red Army manual used to train partisans to fight the Nazi invader. Its usefulness outlived World War II. It was later used to train “third-world” guerrillas in their wars of national liberation in the 1950s–70s and even the Fedayeen guerrillas who fought U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq. Once upon a time, the Boy Scout Manual concentrated almost exclusively on camping, field craft and first aid. The Partisan’s Companion adds guns, demolitions, hand-to-hand combat, assorted mayhem and multiple forms of Nazi-bashing. It is like the old Boy Scout Manual on steroids. When Germany invaded the Soviet Union, the Red Army was hard pressed to cope with the “invincible” Wehrmacht. The initial partisan resistance efforts also had problems. No locals were welcome, an

4,99 €

Stalingrad
Bloodiest
History
44 Stalingrad: The Bloodiest Battle in the History of Warfare - Francis Hayes
Auteur : Francis Hayes
Genre : Militaire
It was the most decisive battle of the Second World War. It brought the two most ruthless dictators of the 20th Century against each other in an epic clash of wills. It would kill close to 2 million people. And it would introduce a level of vicious street fighting that had never been seen before. 

The Battle of Stalingrad was the most horrendous cauldron of warfare that has ever been inflicted on a city. This book takes you to the front lines, allowing you to experience the battle through the eyes of those who experienced it. Known in history as one of the bloodiest battles of all time, it's a story you will not soon forget.

0,99 €

Weapons
Spiritual
45 101 Weapons of Spiritual Warfare - Dr. D. K. Olukoya
Auteur : Dr. D. K. Olukoya
Genre : Christianisme
101 Weapons of Spiritual Warfare 
Never in the history of the world has there been an era of war, both physical and spiritual, like this era. This is a tougher era of warfare.More people are under bondage now, more than in any other period of human history. There are cases of deep bondage, uncommon attacks against the family and horrendous occurrences in the lives of individuals. The devil has wreaked a lot of havoc upon humanity. The bible has described in vivid terms that God is aware of the high spate of demonic hostilities. Hence the Holy Spirit has released the prophetic revelations in this book in order to place us in good stead for a unique role in this end times. This manual is the first of its kind. 
This is the apex of deliverance. We are the threshold of a revival of spiritual warfare. The sweeping and the far reaching effect shall be best described as aw

8,49 €

Spiritual
46 Weapon of Spiritual Warfare - Dr. David Oyedepo
Auteur : Dr. David Oyedepo
Genre : Développement personnel
   The armour of God is not built into us by default as children of God. It is external, and we have to pick it up in order to be able to put it on. The reason many children of God are defeated in the battle of life is because of their failure to fortify themselves with the armour God has made available to them.Life is full of battles, what determines whether you will be a victim or victor in the battle of life is who you choose as your ally. The devil's attacks are not always direct. They may not come from the direction which you expect.Spiritual warfare is an invisible battle that is waged in the spirit realm. The enemies cannot be seen with the physical eyes and the weapons of warfare are not physical as well. What is even more significant is that it is what happens spiritually that determines the physical manifestation that will be experienced by humans.

6,99 €

47 Topgun - Dan Pedersen
Auteur : Dan Pedersen
Genre : Militaire
"Top Gun" became a household name with the worldwide success of the film of the same title. The 1986 blockbuster starring Tom Cruise as a hotshot U.S. Navy fighter pilot was so popular (drawing $356 million worldwide) that recruiters set up desks in theaters that were showing it, looking to attract the next generation of combat aviators. The movie did for Navy pilots what The Right Stuff did for astronauts.

With the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the real TOPGUN-as the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons program was known-approaching in 2019, and with Jerry Bruckheimer's sequel, Top Gun: Maverick, set to shoot next year, this is the time to publish the real story of the actual risk takers, disruptors, and innovators who revolutionized the art of aerial combat and created the center for excellence and incubator of leadership that thrives to this day.

He

8,49 €

Gunners
Normandy
48 Gunners in Normandy - Major Frank Baldwin & Lieutenant Colonel Will Townend
Auteur : Major Frank Baldwin & Lieutenant Colonel Will Townend
Genre : Militaire
The official account of the Royal Artillery’s activities in the Normandy campaign, this is a key book for any serving members of the Regiment: the book will include mention of every Regiment that served, a Roll of Honour, a list of the dead by unit showing where their relatives are buried along with details of how to visit the gunners graves and memorials.
Interviews with veterans, papers and documents from the Firepower Archives, terrain studies, personal memoirs, war diaries and other official documents, make this a definitive account. Serious students of the battle Normandy should find this essential reading, with comprehensive coverage of the role of the Royal Artillery, and much material not published anywhere else, including, orders of battle, the details of targets engaged by the guns and their effectiveness. It also includes a new interpretation of the battle.


Leonora
49 Leonora - Maik Messing, Volkmar Kabisch, Georg Heil & Georg Mascolo
Auteur : Maik Messing, Volkmar Kabisch, Georg Heil & Georg Mascolo
Genre : Biographies et mémoires
Leonora Messing war 15 Jahre alt, als sie aus ihrem Dorf in Sachsen-Anhalt verschwand und sich in Syrien dem Islamischen Staat anschloss, um Drittfrau eines deutschen IS-Terroristen zu werden. Wie konnte sich Leonora so schnell so stark radikalisieren? Wie sieht ihr Leben in den Kriegswirren aus und was bedeutet das für die verzweifelten Angehörigen? Der Vater kämpft darum, Leonora aus dem umkämpften Rakka zurückzuholen – und geht dafür gefährliche Risiken ein…
Ein dramatisches Stück Zeitgeschichte, das die Verführungskraft des IS und dessen Terror erklärt.
Mit einem Vorwort von Georg Mascolo


British
Challenge
50 The British Army Challenge Book - The British Army & Dr Gareth Moore
Auteur : The British Army & Dr Gareth Moore
Genre : Jeux
Have YOU got what it takes to be the best? Over 100 approved Army challenges to help get you there!

Packed full of puzzles and challenges, this book will help you develop the vital mind-training skills needed for any team player or budding recruit – get ready to tackle logic puzzles, explore mazes and wrestle with problem-solving tests. You’ll learn to:

• Crack codes essential to survival situations
• Complete complex navigation challenges
• Put leadership and teamwork skills to the test with essential lateral thinking techniques
• Strengthen crucial cognitive skills through quizzes and word games
• Problem-solve under pressure
• Analyse ‘real-life’ scenarios, and ask yourself: ‘What would I do in this situation?’

Teamwork is at the heart of the British Army, and this is the perfect challenge book to enjoy

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