Download E-books The Decisive Battles of the U. S. A. PDF

By J. F. C. Fuller

This paintings tells the historical past of America's wars, from the conflict of Independence, in the course of the warfare of 1812, the Mexican struggle, the Civil battle and the Spanish-American battle, to global battle I. Analysing every one conflict, the writer narrates the development of occasions at Gettysburg, Trenton, the Meuse-Argonne, San Jacinto, San Juan Hill and in other places, whereas portraying - and comparing - American generals resembling Washington, Winfield Scott, provide, Lee and Pershing. different books via this writer contain "The moment global War", "The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant", the three-volume "Military heritage of the Western World", "The behavior of War", "Alexander the nice" and "Julius Caesar".

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Download E-books The German Fortress of Metz 1870-1944 (Fortress 78) PDF

By Clayton Donnell

Following the defeat of France within the Franco-Prussian warfare of 1870-71 and the absorption of the provinces of Alsace and Lorraine into the newly shaped German Empire, the German military determined to build a citadel line from Strasbourg to Luxembourg to guard their new territory and counter the good citadel approach that was once being equipped from Switzerland to Belgium, the center piece of which used to be the nice Moselstellung (Moselle place) of Metz/Thionville.The fort consisted of concrete batteries that fired 10 and 15cm weapons from metal turrets, concrete barracks, infantry robust issues with ditches defended via casemates, and urban trenches with shelters and metal statement cupolas. the full place was once surrounded by means of a large belt of barbed cord entanglements that have been defended through computer gun and rifle positions, and hidden from the view of the attacker. Illustrated with photos and entire colour cutaway art, this e-book examines the layout and improvement of the castle and analyzes its use in strive against, focusing relatively at the half it performed in maintaining up normal Patton's 3rd Army's boost throughout France in 1944

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Download E-books Predator (The Kay Scarpetta Series - Book 14 - 2005) PDF

By Patricia Cornwell

Dr. Kay Scarpetta, now freelancing with the nationwide Forensic Academy in Florida, takes cost of a case that stretches from steamy Florida to snowboundBoston, one as unnerving as any she has ever confronted. The teasing mental clues lead Scarpetta and her team-Pete Marino, Benton Wesley, and Lucy Farinelli-to suspect that they're looking anyone with a crafty and malevolent brain whose secrets and techniques have stored them within the shadows, in the past. Predator is facts once more that Patricia Cornwell has few friends along with her striking skill to entertain and enthrall.

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