Explorer Corps Chris Hartford 1996-09-01 This BattleTech takes players and gamemasters on a thrilling journey into the uncharted regions of deep space.
Tramp in Armour Colin Forbes 1971 Northern France, 1940. All seems lost. Only the British Expeditionary Force stands between the enemy and the coast. And General Storch's 14th Panzer is about to close the trap. But a solitary British Matilda tank, Bert, is coming up behind the German lines. Crewed by Sergeant Barnes, Corporal Penn and Trooper Reynolds, can one tank possibly destroy a whole German tank division?
Red Phoenix Larry Bond 1992 Violent riots formented by foreign agents are breaking out in South Korea. Seizing the opportunity, North Korea launches a lightning invasion, with heavy Soviet support, whose aim is to unite North and South under Communist rule. The second Korean War has begun and World War III may be imminent.
The Land Leviathan (A Nomad of the Time Streams Novel) Michael Moorcock 2013-04-16 A brand-new edition of the second novel in Moorcock's acclaimed steampunk series. Oswald Bastable visits an alternate 1904. Here, he discovers that most of the Western world has been devastated by a short, yet horrific, war fought with futuristic devices and biological weapons. An Afro-American Black Attila is conquering the remnants of the Western nations, destroyed by the wars, in an attempt to bring civilization and social order.
Rogue Forces LP Dale Brown 2009-05-26 Originally contracted to provide air transport services into hostile areas of the world for the U.S. government and some non−governmental agencies‚ Sky Masters Inc. has upgraded its fleet of high−tech transport planes to provide much more militarily useful services for its clients‚ including aerial refueling‚ intelligence−gathering‚ reconnaissance‚ clandestine infiltration‚ and even aerial long−range bombardment. The planes are on lease to Scion Aviation International‚ a private security company run by former president Kevin Martindale and retired Air Force lieutenant−general Patrick McLanahan. Their task is to take over aerial patrols in northern Iraq as the U.S. military begins to downsize its forces there. In the face of even more murderous attacks by Kurdish nationalists‚ the Republic of Turkey expands its campaign to root out the terrorists by invading northern Iraq. The few remaining American forces are quickly overwhelmed. The new government in Persia joins with the Turks to completely eradicate the Kurdish threat. The new American president‚ who pledged to start pulling U.S. forces out of Iraq on his first day in office‚ is reluctant to send U.S. forces back in to deal with the matter. As the only credible force in the region capable of blunting the Turks′ advances‚ Scion Aviation International is contracted to respond. But when Patrick McLanahan makes the decision to take the fight to the Turks‚ can the President rein him in? Where will McLanahan′s loyalty lie: with his country‚ his President‚ his fellow warriors...or with his company′s shareholders?
Award Winners: Gold Mary M Monroe 2008-03-10 In only a few short years, Sylvan Dell Publishing has earned accolades from magazines and associations nationwide. Enjoy 11 of Sylvan Dell's most decorated titles with this Award Winners & Finalists Set, which includes NAPPA Award Winners, a Children's Choices Award Winner, and Teacher Choice Award Recipients. The set consists of Carolina's Story: Sea Turtles Get Sick Too!, Water Beds: Sleeping in the Ocean, How the Moon Regained Her Shape, If a Dolphin Were a Fish, Tudley Didn't Know, Happy Birthday to Whooo?, One Odd Day, My Even Day, ABC Safari, Turtle Summer: A Journal for My Daughter, and The Rainforest Grew All Around. All books feature a 3-5 page “For Creative Minds” educational section and additional Free Online Educator Resources: 30-80 pages of cross-curricular Teaching Activities, Interactive Reading Comprehension & Math Quizzes, Audio Books, and Learning Links.
Vortex Larry Bond 1991 In a world no longer dominated by two super powers, the theatre of conflict has shifted to the Third World - but with a deadly uncertainty never known before. The flashpoint is South Africa where a repressive regime has catapulted to power. The result is a conflict that will rage across the whole of southern Africa. It will realise many of man's worst fears, including the full-scale use of both chemical and nuclear weapons. It will raise the nightmare spectre of race war, global economic collapse, and Armageddon itself. As chaos threatens to spread across an entire continent, the United States mobilises for the military operation code-named Brave Fortune, the campaign it cannot afford to lose. Here are the weapons and the warfare, the diplomatic intrigue and the blueprints for modern combat that exemplify the art of the techno-thriller at its finest.
Record of a Life Georg Lukacs 1985-07-17 This revealing autobiography of the Hungarian Marxist philosopher Georg Lukács is centered on a series of interviews that he gave in 1969 and 1971, shortly before his death on 4 June 1971. Stimulated by the sympathetic yet incisive questioning of the interviewer, the Hungarian essayist István Eörsi, Lukács discusses at length the course of his life, his years of political struggle, and his formation and role as a Marxist intellectual. From a highly evocative account of his childhood and school years, Lukács proceeds to discuss his political awakening; the debates within the socialist movement over the First World War form the prelude to an assessment of Tactics and Ethics, written in 1919; from there the discussion turns to Lukács’s early major contribution to Marxist philosophy, History and Class Consciousness. After considering at length the years of emigration in Vienna and the Soviet Union, Lukács finally recalls his return to Hungary after the Second World War, and his new position as a revolutionary left critic of actually existing socialism. “By socialist democracy,” he wrote in 1970, “I understand democracy in ordinary life, as it appears in the Workers’ Soviets of 1871, 1905 and 1917, as it once existed in the socialist countries, and in which form it must be re-animated.” This Record of a Life, which includes an introduction by István Eörsi, furnishes a compelling tribute to a remarkable man.
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Fox and Empire Harry Turtledove 2013-06-24 Ever since the devastating Werenight that spelled the end of the Elabonian Empire, Aragis the Archer has been saying he doesn't want war with Gerin the Fox, also called King of the North. But the Archer is ambitious and feels that his time is slipping by. So he makes one tiny little threat that turns out to have not such tiny consequences. Because the Fox must respond to this threat, and the Archer must again riposte. Then, just as things are getting "interesting", the Empire knocks with great authority on the door to the Northlands. "Submit or die" is the message, and suddenly the Archer and the King in the North are allies once again...
Mecha Corps Brett Patton 2011-12-06 Matt Lowell is in hell-and there's no place he'd rather be. At a training camp on the backwater planet of Earth, he and his fellow cadets are learning to ride Mechas: biomechanicals sporting both incredible grace and devastating firepower. Their ultimate aim is to combat the pirates of the Corsair Confederacy, but before they survive a battle, they have to survive their training. Because every time Lowell and his comrades "plug in" to their Mechas, their minds are slowly being twisted and broken by an unseen power that is neither man...nor machine.
Adventure Collection - 2 2007-01-01 Stone Arch Books supports the adventure genre taught in many Language Arts Programs.
The Great Ordeal R. Scott Bakker 2016-07-12 Praised by fans and critics worldwide, R. Scott Bakker has become one of the most celebrated voices in fantasy literature. With The Great Ordeal, Bakker presents the long-anticipated third volume of The Aspect-Emperor, a series that stands with the finest in the genre for its grandiose scope, rich detail, and thrilling story. Â As Fanim war-drums beat just outside the city, the Empress Anasûrimbor Esmenet searches frantically throughout the palace for her missing son Kelmomas. Meanwhile and many miles away, Esmenet’s husband’s Great Ordeal continues its epic march further north. But in light of dwindling supplies, the Aspect-Emperor’s decision to allow his men to consume the flesh of fallen Sranc could have consequences even He couldn’t have foreseen. And, deep in Ishuäl, the wizard Achamian grapples with his fear that his unspeakably long journey might be ending in emptiness, no closer to the truth than when he set out. Â The Aspect-Emperor series follows Bakker’s Prince of Nothing saga, returning to the same world twenty years later. The Great Ordeal follows The Judging Eye and The White-Luck Warrior, and delivers the first half of the conclusion to this epic story. Returning to Bakker’s richly imagined universe of myth, violence, and sorcery, The Aspect-Emperor continues to set the bar for the fantasy genre, reaching new heights of intricacy and meaning.
A Soldier's Way Colin Powell 2001 "The Number One International Bestseller. Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of the streets. He overcame a barely average start at school. Then he joined the Army. The rest is history - Vietnam, the Pentagon, Panama, Desert Storm - but a history that until now has been known only on the surface. A Soldier's Wayis the powerful story of a life well lived and well told. At a time when Americans feel disenchanted with their leaders, Powell's passionate views on family, personal responsibility, and, in his own words, 'the greatness of America and the opportunities it offers' inspire hope and present a blueprint for the future. An utterly absorbing account, it is history with a vision"
Engaging the Enemy Elizabeth Moon 2006-03-28 “Marvelously compelling . . . consummate military-adventure science fiction.”—SciFi In the aftermath of the cold-blooded assassinations that killed her parents and shattered the Vatta interstellar shipping empire, Kylara Vatta sets out to avenge the killings and salvage the family business. Ky soon discovers a conspiracy of terrifying scope, breathtaking audacity, and utter ruthlessness. The only hope against such powerful evil is for all the space merchants to band together. Unfortunately, because she commands a ship that once belonged to a notorious pirate, Ky is met with suspicion, if not outright hostility . . . even from her own cousin. Before she can take the fight to the enemy, Kylara must survive a deadly minefield of deception and betrayal. Praise for Engaging the Enemy “A fast-paced space adventure, with a heroine that will captivate readers.”—Omaha World-Herald “Excels in character development as well as in its fast-paced action sequences and intricate plotting.”—Library Journal “You’ll have fun with this one, for Moon keeps things moving.”—Analog
Battletech Field Manual FASA Corporation 1997-05-01 The Free Worlds League (FWL) field manual provides an extensive survey of House Marik's Free Worlds League, one of the major Inner Sphere military powers. The manual includes a full military history of the rebellion-riddled confederation, from the Succession Wars to the Andurien Civil War and beyond, and profiles of every League regiment, including the elite Marik Guard and the chivalrous Knights of the Inner Sphere. Also included are color renderings of FWL uniforms and insignia and special rules for new, exclusive League weapons and BattleMechs.
Battletech Compendium FASA Corp 1995-09 BattleTech celebrates its tenth anniversary with the BattleTech Compendium: the Rules of Warfare, the ultimate guide to combat in the 31st century. All the rules needed to simulate exciting conflicts between BattleMechs, vehicles, and infantry are included, revising and streamlining material from BattleTech, 3rd Edition, CityTech, 2nd Edition, and the original BattleTech Compendium. The Rules of Warfare also contains a concise history of the BattleTech universe and its movers and shakers, several new BattleMech and OmniTech designs, rules for miniatures play, and full-color illustrations.
The Second Age of Walkers 2005-02-01
Dorsai! Gordon R. Dickson 2013-10-15 Donal Graeme set out to re-shape the galaxy, but first he must tear it apart. Donal Graeme, Dorsai of the Dorsai, was the final link in a long genetic train, the ultimate soldier, whose breadth of vision made him a master of space war and strategy - and something even greater. He was the focus of centuries of evolution, the culmination of planned development, and through him a new force made itself felt. Dorsai were renowned throughout the galaxy as the finest soldiers ever born, trained from birth to fight and win, no matter what the odds. With Donal at their head they embarked upon the final, impossible venture: they set out to unify the splintered worlds of Mankind.
The Big One Stuart Slade 2012-11-01 It is Summer, 1947. Europe is being torn apart by a war nobody can win. Nazi Germany occupies everything from the Pyranees to the Volga. In the East, American and Russian troops fight side-by-side to hold the Germans back. in the West, the U.S. Navy owns the Atlantic and uses its aircraft carriers to hurl fleets of fighter-bombers against any targets they can find, Nothing can stop the madness except the one last card America has left to play. A fleet of the largest bombers the world has ever seen and a terrifying new weapon to arm them.
Small Gods Terry Pratchett 2008-12-26 'You should do things because they're right. Not because gods say so. They might say something different another time.' Religion is a competitive business in the Discworld. Everyone has their own opinion and their own gods, of every shape and size - all fighting for faith, followers, and a place at the top. So when the great god Om accidentally manifests himself as a lowly tortoise, stripped of all divine power, it's clear he's become less important than he realised. In such instances, you need an acolyte, and fast. Enter Brutha, the Chosen One - or at least the only One available. He wants peace, justice and love - but that's hard to achieve in a world where religion means power, and corruption reigns supreme . . . 'An intriguing satire on institutionalized religion corrupted by power . . .' Independent 'Deftly weaves themes of forgiveness, belief and spiritual regeneration' The Times The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Small Gods is a standalone.
Market Forces Richard K. Morgan 2005-03-01 From the award-winning author of Altered Carbon and Broken Angels–a turbocharged new thriller set in a world where killers are stars, media is mass entertainment, and freedom is a dangerous proposition . . . A coup in Cambodia. Guns to Guatemala. For the men and women of Shorn Associates, opportunity is calling. In the superheated global village of the near future, big money is made by finding the right little war and supporting one side against the other–in exchange for a share of the spoils. To succeed, Shorn uses a new kind of corporate gladiator: sharp-suited, hard-driving gunslingers who operate armored vehicles and follow a Samurai code. And Chris Faulkner is just the man for the job. He fought his way out of London’s zone of destitution. And his kills are making him famous. But unlike his best friend and competitor at Shorn, Faulkner has a side that outsiders cannot see: the side his wife is trying to salvage, that another woman–a porn star turned TV news reporter–is trying to exploit. Steeped in blood, eyed by common criminals looking for a shot at fame, Faulkner is living on borrowed time. Until he’s given one last shot at getting out alive. . . .
Avery Cardoza's 100 Slots Avery Cardoza 2002-11 A very Cardoza's 100 Slots features a completely interactive CD-ROM with true-to-life Las Vegas-style slot machines of every style. The accompanying book provides all the strategies players need to beat the slots.
Invading Clans Brent Carter 1994
The Puppet Masters Robert A. Heinlein 2009-08-01 First came the news that a flying saucer had landed in Iowa. Then came the announcement that the whole thing was a hoax. End of story. Case closed. Except that two agents of the most secret intelligence agency in the U.S. government were on the scene and disappeared without reporting in. And four more agents who were sent in also disappeared. So the head of the agency and his two top agents went in and managed to get out with their discovery: an invasion is underway by slug-like aliens who can touch a human and completely control his or her mind. What the humans know, they know. What the slugs want, no matter what, the human will do. And most of Iowa is already under their control. Sam Cavanaugh was one of the agents who discovered the truth. Unfortunately, that was just before he was taken over by one of the aliens and began working for the invaders, with no will of his own. And he has just learned that a high official in the Treasury Department is now under control of the aliens. Since the Treasury Department includes the Secret Service, which safeguards the President of the United States, control of the entire nation is near at hand . . . At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).
Aristide Jean-Bertrand Aristide 1993 The author, Haiti's first democratically elected president, looks back on his life and career as a parish priest and politician
Wacht Am Rhine John Ringo 2005 With his store of experienced military personnel at a dangerously low level and confronting a crisis following the destruction of Northern Virginia, the Chancellor of Germany is forced to call on the remnants of the brutal Waffen SS to boost his power.
THE LAND IRONCLADS H. G. Wells 2017-12-06 This eBook edition of "THE LAND IRONCLADS" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Herbert George "H. G." Wells (1866 – 1946) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war games. Wells is one person sometimes called "The Father of Science Fiction", as are Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback. His most notable science fiction works include The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau.
Ack-Ack Macaque Gareth L. Powell 2012-12-18 In 1944, as waves of German ninjas parachute into Kent, Britain’s best hopes for victory lie with a Spitfire pilot codenamed ‘Ack-Ack Macaque.’ The trouble is, Ack-Ack Macaque is a cynical, one-eyed, cigar-chomping monkey, and he’s starting to doubt everything, including his own existence. A century later, in a world where France and Great Britain merged in the late 1950s and nuclear-powered Zeppelins circle the globe, ex-journalist Victoria Valois finds herself drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse with the man who butchered her husband and stole her electronic soul. Meanwhile, in Paris, after taking part in an illegal break-in at a research laboratory, the heir to the British throne goes on the run. And all the while, the doomsday clock ticks towards Armageddon.
Quartered Safe Out Here George MacDonald Fraser 2000 "A moving and penetrating contribution to the literature of the Burma campaign." Max Hastings, Daily Telegraph
A Toolbox for Your Mind Ernest Kinnie 2021-03-30 Direct experience. Not just words. Don't settle for superficial knowledge. That is all you get when you just read about psychological concepts and strategies. Come along with me and experience them. All true knowledge is gained from direct experience. That is what fills your life with joyous creativity and adventure.We'll explore so much together. A few laughs. Maybe a few tears. Sometimes we'll just have a little fun. Other times what you find will change your life.Click the Bar, top right
Ash Mary Gentle 2013-09-24 For the beautiful young woman Ash, life has always been arquebuses and artillery, swords and armour and the true horrors of hand-to-hand combat. War is her job. She has fought her way to the command of a mercenary company, and on her unlikely shoulders lies the destiny of a Europe threatened by the depredations of an Infidel army more terrible than any nightmare. Winner of the BSFA Award for best novel, 2000
Star Risk, Ltd Chris Bunch 2002 A mercenary outfit struggling for recognition, Star Risk contains a ragtag bunch of misfits, including an alien willing to invest his life savings into the company. Now if only they can succeed with their first mission: to spring a dangerous supersoldier trapped in a maximum-security prison. (August)
War Stories Garth Ennis 2006-03-01 Presents a collection of tales, set during World War II, in comic book form.
Battletech Combat Manual Mercenaries Catalyst Game Labs 2016-05-25 For over forty centuries, mercenaries have plied their trade and been instrumental in toppling empires or holding the tides of war at bay. And as mankind expanded to the stars, soldiers of fortune rose to new heights of power. Business is booming, yet along with those riches comes a dangerous life and the scorn of many who see only filthy lucre-warriors. Its a dangerous life, but as long as you keep your Mech intact and your bottom line balanced, the universe is yours!
A Soldier's Way Colin Powell 2011-07-31 'The man who might have been America's first Black president' Guardian 'An exemplary patriot . . . he helped pave the way for so many who would follow' Barack Obama THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER ______________________________________________________________________ Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of the streets. He overcame a barely average start at school. Then he joined the Army. The rest is history - Vietnam, the Pentagon, Panama, Desert Storm - but a history that until now has been known only on the surface. A Soldier's Way is the powerful story of a life well lived and well told. At a time when Americans feel disenchanted with their leaders, Powell's passionate views on family, personal responsibility, and, in his own words, 'the greatness of America and the opportunities it offers' inspire hope and present a blueprint for the future. An utterly absorbing account, it is history with a vision ________________________________________________________________________ 'A patriot of unmatched honor and dignity' President Joe Biden 'He always showed the world the best of who we are. He upheld the highest standards, representing our nation with dignity, grace, and strength' Vice President Kamala Harris 'He was such a favorite of presidents that he earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom - twice. He was highly respected at home and abroad. And most important, Colin was a family man and a friend.' George W Bush 'One of the greatest leaders that we have ever witnessed' Lloyd Austin, US Defense Secretary
Shadowforce Archer Alderac Entertainment Group 2002-01-01
Battletech Field Manual FASA Corporation 1998-12-01 In the year 3050 the mysterious invaders known as the Clans struck without warning from beyond known space. Their advanced 'Mechs destroyed all opposition and captured planet after planet. Now the Clans' secrets are revealed in Field Manual: Warden Clans. The second of two volumes on the Clans, this BattleTech sourcebook describes the seven most noble Clans: Cloud Cobra, Coyote, Diamond Shark, Ghost Bear, Goliath Scorpion, Snow Raven, and Steel Viper. Each Clans tactics, uniforms and battle histories are described in detail, along with new Clan 'Mechs and equipment.
Battletech Combat Manual Kurita (Field Manual-Esk for Alpha Strike) Catalyst Game Labs 2016-08-31 Battletech Combat Manual: House Kurita Is The Second In The New Battletech Alpha Strike Expansions, Begun With Battletech: Combat Manual: Mercenaries. Providing A Wealth Of Data Covering House Kurita'S Draconis Combine, The Volume Includes Faction-Specific Rules For Combat Command Abilities And Force Building. 120 Pages, Paperback

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