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Amber Beach

Amber Beach [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0061797529
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Honor Donovan is a shrewd businesswoman, yet she has been shut out of Donovan International by her father and four brothers. When her favorite brother Kyle vanishes, along with a fortune in stolen amber, Honor's questions are ignored by the Donovan males. Defying them, she heads to the San Juan Islands of the Pacific Northwest in search of answers. Honor needs a guide because she knows nothing about running a boat -- and she knows nothing about Jake Mallory until he answers her ad. One of the things she doesn't know is that Jake is much more than a fishing guide. Until Kyle disappeared, Jake was brokering amber deals in the Baltic for Donovan International. Honor is completely unaware of the old wars, new politics, greed, and stolen amber that have lured ruthless, high-stakes players from around the globe. Jake wants no part of the intrigue, or of a Donovan woman in his life, but he suspects the Donovans have set him up to take the fall for Kyle's treachery. The way Jake sees it, some Donovan is going to pay for his troubles, and it just may turn out to be Honor Jake and Honor cast off on a journeys moldering with distrust, betrayal, vengeance... and temptation. A hunger grows between them that is as dangerous as the secrets they keep. Alone at sea, they pursue the stubborn mystery of the Amber Room, flee from relentless enemies, and fight against trusting each other. Yet when Honor and Jake dare to confide in one another, they face a final truth: the penalty for betrayal is death; the reward is a lifetime...together.

Sodom Road Exit

Sodom Road Exit [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1551527170
Author: Amber Dawn
Publisher: arsenal pulp press
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It's the summer of 1990 and Crystal Beach has lost its beloved, long-running amusement park, leaving the lakeside village a virtual ghost town. It is back to this fallen community Starla Mia Martin must return to live with her overbearing mother after dropping out of university and racking up significant debt. But an economic downturn, mother-daughter drama, and Generation X disillusionment soon prove to be to be the least of Starla's troubles. A mysterious and salacious force begins to dog Starla; inexplicable sounds in the night and unimaginable sites spotted in the periphery. Soon enough, Starla must confront the unresolved traumas that haunt Crystal Beach. Sodom Road Exit might read like a conventional paranormal thriller, except that Starla is far from a conventional protagonist. Where others might feel fear, Starla feels lust and queer desire. When others might run, Starla draws the horror nearer. And in turn, she draws a host of capricious characters toward her—all of them challenged to seek answers beyond their own temporal realities. Sodom Road Exit, the second novel by Lambda Literary Award winner Amber Dawn, is a book that's alive with both desire and dread.

With Utmost Spirit

With Utmost Spirit [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0813137683
Author: Barbara Brooks Tomblin
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
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Nineteen months before the D-Day invasion of Normandy, Allied assault forces landed in North Africa in Operation TORCH, the first major amphibious operation of the war in Europe. Under the direction of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, AUS, Adm. Andrew B. Cunningham, RN, Admiral H. Kent Hewitt, USN, and others, the Allies kept pressure on the Axis by attacking what Winston Churchill dubbed "the soft underbelly of Europe." The Allies seized the island of Sicily, landed at Salerno and Anzio, and established a presence along the coast of southern France. With Utmost Spirit takes a fresh look at this crucial naval theater of the Second World War. Barbara Brooks Tomblin chronicles the US Navy's and the Royal Navy's struggles to wrest control of the Mediterranean Sea from Axis submarines and aircraft, to lift the siege of Malta, and to open a through convoy route to Suez while providing ships, carrier air support, and landing craft for five successful amphibious operations. Examining official action reports, diaries, interviews, and oral histories, Tomblin describes each of these operations in terms of ship-to-shore movements, air and naval gunfire support, logistics, countermine measures, antisubmarine warfare, and the establishment of ports and training bases in the Mediterranean. Firsthand accounts from the young officers and men who manned the ships provide essential details about Mediterranean operations and draw a vivid picture of the war at sea and off the beaches.

Made for Living

Made for Living [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1984823922
Author: Amber Lewis,Cat Chen
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The trendsetting designer known for her effortless style shares the secrets of the art of layering, with more than 250 gorgeous photographs of her signature interiors. “Livability is my true north. The materials I use time and again all change with age and wear. Not only is that okay, it’s how you achieve more than a re-creation of what you’ve already seen, or what somebody else has done. You can do this, too—I promise.”—from the introduction Designing a room with all the vibes comes down to how you layer your décor. The more you can mix the elements of your room—your pillows, objects, patterns, and lighting—the more finished it’ll feel: not too new, not too old, but just right. Known for her eclectic approach that stems from her California cool, Amber Lewis trains your eye in Made for Living, offering friendly advice on everything from nailing that perfect shade of paint to mismatching patterns with wild abandon to choosing a stone finish for new countertops. These pages will help you design a home that's made to be lived in.

We Won the War but Lost the Empire : True Short Stories From The Second World War As Told by the People Who were There

We Won the War but Lost the Empire : True Short Stories From The Second World War As Told by the People Who were There [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9389620430
Author: Roger Payne OAM
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We Won the War but Lost the Empire : True Short Stories From The Second World War As Told by the People Who were There by Roger Payne OAM Book Resume:

This is the 3rd in a series of 4 books full of short stories about Britain's involvement in the 2nd World War. Many of the stories uncover what war was really like and not what is often portrayed in modern day chronicles. There was nothing wonderful and magnificent about war, it was, and still is, violent, brutal and inhuman, and those that took part in the fighting sometimes took on animal characteristics to survive. Death stalked the battlefield in many forms and survival was mostly pure luck rather than natural skill. Those that survived nearly 6 years of fighting were never the same again as they had hardened by all the killing. I have selected stories that begin just before war was declared, and initially cover the disgrace that ended in Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, and the Blitz. There after they delve into the sea war on the Atlantic and Russian convoys, then the Desert campaign, Greece, Crete, Morocco, Tunisia, and Italy. There are also tales about the terrible war against Japan, a country that was so cruel and inhuman towards innocent civilians as well as POW's that it is difficult to come to terms with the reasons behind what they arbitrarily did. Finally, we have the Allied landings at Normandie and the titanic fight through Europe and into Germany. Something the Allies didn't expect.

Attack on the Scheldt

Attack on the Scheldt [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1473850681
Author: Graham A. Thomas
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
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During the Allied advance across northwest Europe in 1944, the opening up of the key port of Antwerp was a pivotal event, yet it has been neglected in histories of the conflict. The battles in Normandy and on the German frontier have been studied often and in detail, while the fight for the Scheldt estuary, Walcheren and Antwerp itself has been treated as a sideshow. Graham Thomass timely and graphic account underlines the importance of this aspect of the Allied campaign and offers a fascinating insight into a complex combined-arms operation late in the Second World War. Using operational reports and vivid first-hand eyewitness testimony, he takes the reader alongside 21 Army Group as it cleared the Channel ports of Calais, Boulogne and Dunkirk, then moved on to attack the Scheldt and the island stronghold of Walcheren. Overcoming entrenched German resistance there was essential to the whole operation, and it is the climax of his absorbing narrative.

The Amber Crane

The Amber Crane [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1922311235
Author: Malve von Hassell
Publisher: Odyssey Books
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The Amber Crane by Malve von Hassell Book Resume:

Chafing at the rules of the amber guild, Peter, an apprentice during the waning years of the Thirty Years’ War, finds and keeps a forbidden piece of amber, despite the risk of severe penalties should his secret be discovered. Little does he know that this amber has hidden powers, transporting him into a future far beyond anything he could imagine. In dreamlike encounters, Peter witnesses the ravages of the final months of World War II in and around his home. He becomes embroiled in the troubles faced by Lioba, a girl he meets who seeks to escape from the oncoming Russian army. Peter struggles with the consequences of his actions, endangering his family, his amber master’s reputation, and his own future. How much is Peter prepared to sacrifice to right his wrongs?

Along the Amber Route

Along the Amber Route [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1912240920
Author: C. J. Schüler
Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd
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Along the Amber Route by C. J. Schüler Book Resume:

Following the Amber Route from the Baltic to the Mediterranean, C. J. Schüler charts the origins of amber, the myths and legends that have grown around it, and the dazzling artefacts crafted from it and traded along the way. Schüler reflects on the route’s violent history through the centuries, not least his own family’s experience of persecution and flight.

Jade Island

Jade Island [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0061745537
Author: Elizabeth Lowell
Publisher: Harper Collins
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Wild and restless, Kyle Donovan has freed himself from the constraints of his family's high-powered gem-trading empire to rove the world as a treasure hunter. Now the president of Donovan International has given Kyle an assignment with explosive ramifications. A casehe must take. When one of China's legendary cultural treasures isstolen, Lianne Blakely, a mysterious and beautiful jade expert, is accused of the theft. Its Kyle's job to get to the bottom of what could be a potential disaster for the Donovans as well as Lianne. But Kyle finds himself irresistibly drawn to the exotic beauty and captivated by her fierce claim of innocence. Soon they are in dangerous pursuit of the real thief, drawn deeper into the perils of spiraling power plays, and linked by a passion as powerful as the lore of the ancient culture and as enduring as the splendor of the treasured jade.

Battle of Peleliu, 1944

Battle of Peleliu, 1944 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1526778246
Author: Jim Moran
Publisher: Frontline Books
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Battle of Peleliu, 1944 by Jim Moran Book Resume:

After the Allies had defeated the Japanese in the Solomons and the Dutch East Indies, the capture of the Philippines became General MacArthur’s next objective. For this offensive to succeed, MacArthur felt compelled to secure his eastern flank by seizing control of the Palau Islands, one of which was Peleliu. The task of capturing this island, and the enemy airfield on it, was initially handed to Admiral Nimitz. The Palau Islands, however, formed part of Japan’s second defensive line, and Peleliu’s garrison amounted to more than 10,000 men. Consequently, when the US preliminary bombardment began on 12 September 1944, it was devastating. For two days the island was pounded relentlessly. Such was the scale of the destruction that the commander of the 1st Marine Division, Major General William H. Rupertus, told his men: ‘We’re going to have some casualties, but let me assure you this is going to be a fast one, rough but fast. We’ll be through in three days – it may only take two.’ At 08.32 hours on 15 September 1944, the Marines went ashore. Despite bitter fighting, and a ferocious Japanese defence, by the end of the day the Marines had a firm hold on Peleliu. But rather than Japanese resistance crumbling during the following days as had been expected, it stiffened, as they withdrew to their prepared defensive positions. The woods, swamps, caves and mountains inland had been turned into a veritable fortress – it was there where the real battle for possession of Peleliu was fought. Day after day the Americans battled forward, gradually wresting control of Peleliu from the Japanese. Despite Major General Rupertus’ prediction, it was not until 27 November, after two months, one week and five days of appalling fighting, and a final, futile last sacrificial charge by the remaining enemy troops, that the Battle of Peleliu came to an end.

Beachhead Assault

Beachhead Assault [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1510717781
Author: David Lee
Publisher: Skyhorse
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The Royal Naval Commandos had one of the most dangerous and the most important tasks of any in World War II - they were first on to the invasion beaches and they were the last to leave. Formed in 1941 as the Royal Naval Beach Parties, many lost their lives in the Dieppe raid. After Dieppe they became fully fledged fighting commandos with their legendary Fairbairn Sykes commando knives, organized into units from a commando through to the all Canadian W Commando. Under their officers who were designated as Beachmasters, the Royal Naval Commandos led the way in on the beaches as part of the allied landings in Madagascar, Dieppe, North Africa, Pantelleria, Sicily, Salerno, the Volturno River, Anzio, Arakan, D-Day, Elba, Walcheren and Commachio. Their work on the beaches was crucial to the success of the allied invasions. After the war the Royal Naval Commandos were disbanded and forgotten and their wartime role was given to the Royal Marines. The personal accounts of Royal Naval Commandos contained in this book tell the story of a remarkable but little-known group of men, ensuring that their legacy will not be forgotten.

Terrible Victory

Terrible Victory [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781926685809
Author: Mark Zuehlke
Publisher: D & M Publishers
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Mark Zuehlke is an expert at narrating the history of life on the battlefield for the Canadian army during World War II. In Terrible Victory, he provides a soldiers-eye-view account of Canada's bloody liberation of western Holland. Readers are there as soldiers fight in the muddy quagmire, enduring a battle that lasted three weeks and in which 6,000 soldiers perished. Terrible Victory is a powerful story of courage, survival, and skill.

Still Waters

Still Waters [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1460399145
Author: Heather Graham,Karen Harper
Publisher: MIRA
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New York Times bestselling authors Heather Graham and Karen Harper team up with two fan-favorite stories that prove still waters run deep… The Island by Heather Graham On a weekend vacation, Beth Anderson is unnerved when she discovers a skull on the beach. As she starts to look into this mysterious find, handsome stranger Keith Henson seems to appear everywhere she goes. He claims to be keeping an eye on her safety, but Beth senses other motives. When a body washes ashore, she may need more help than she bargained for. Because investigating is a dangerous game, and someone wants to stop Beth from playing. Below the Surface by Karen Harper Briana Devon knows her twin sister would never deliberately leave her, but when she surfaces after a dive, Daria and their boat have vanished. Fighting rough waves and a fast-approaching storm, Bree barely makes it to shore, where Cole De Roca revives her. Bound to Cole by the harrowing experience, she seeks his help as she struggles to understand what happened to her sister—and what her twin, whom she thought she knew so well, might be hiding.

Hobart’s 79th Armoured Division at War

Hobart’s 79th Armoured Division at War [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1844686221
Author: Richard Doherty
Publisher: Pen and Sword
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Hobarts reputation as an armored warfare specialist began in the pre-war era. In 1923 he transferred from the Royal Engineers to the Royal Tank Corps and quickly established himself as one of the foremost thinkers on armored warfare. By 1938 he was GOC Mobile Division, later 7th Armored Division, in Egypt. Unable to suffer fools at all, he was relieved of his command (sacked!) in 1939, retired in 1940 and became a corporal in the Home Guard.At Winston Churchills inspired behest, he was ordered to create and command 11th Armored Division. Although he trained the new division to a very high standard, he was seen as too old to lead it in action he was 57. Instead he was told to form 79th Armored Division and design specialized armored vehicles necessary to breach the Atlantic Wall. The Division played a major part in the D-Day landings and the subsequent campaign in NW Europe. Hobarts Funnies included mine-clearing tanks, bridge-carrying tanks, flame throwers, swimming tanks and amphibious assault vehicles.Brigades and units of the Division were deployed wherever they were needed by Second (British) and First (Canadian) Armies and no major operation between Normandy and the final victory took place without them present.Percy Hobarts skills played a significant part in the final Allied victory and the lasting tribute to that vision was the adoption by all armies of the specialized funnies that his Division introduced to modern warfare.This book is based on official records, published materials and personal recollections.

Peleliu 1944

Peleliu 1944 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1846035651
Author: Jim Moran,Gordon L. Rottman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Peleliu 1944 by Jim Moran,Gordon L. Rottman Book Resume:

Equalling Tarawa, Iwo Jima and Okinawa in scale and ferocity, the battle for Peleliu has long been regarded as the Pacific War's “forgotten battle”, and perhaps one that should never have been fought. A massive carrier-based attack some weeks before the invasion destroyed all aircraft and shipping in the area and virtually isolated the Japanese garrison. 1st Marine Division commander, General Rupertus, made extravagant claims that the capture of Peleliu would “only take three days – maybe two.” But the Japanese fought a bloody battle of attrition from prepared positions an in a struggle of unprecedented savagery a whole Marine Division was bled white.

The War in Italy, 1943–1944

The War in Italy, 1943–1944 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1473841933
Author: John Grehan,Martin Mace
Publisher: Pen and Sword
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Despatches in this volume include that on the Conquest of Sicily from 10 July 1942 to 17 August 1943 by Field-Marshall Viscount Alexander of Tunis; the despatch on the invasion of Sicily in July 1943, by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew B. Cunningham, Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean; despatch on naval operations in connection with the landings in the Gulf of Salerno in September 1943, by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Andrew B. Cunningham; and the despatch on operations of the Allied Armies between September 1943 and December 1944, by Field Marshal the Viscount Alexander of Tunis.This unique collection of original documents will prove to be an invaluable resource for historians, students and all those interested in what was one of the most significant periods in British military history.

Judge Not

Judge Not [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1491772034
Author: Lee Lowry
Publisher: iUniverse
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When Jenny Longworth moves from the U.S. to Switzerland to marry David Perry – a former lover, longtime friend and recent widower – she underestimates the problems inherent in the new life she has chosen. Dealing with a new country, new culture and new language poses unanticipated difficulties, and David’s continuing grief over the loss of his first wife to cancer weakens Jenny’s self-confidence in her new role. Struggling to find her place, Jenny discovers that all was not as it seemed in David’s first marriage. His late French wife, the elegant and vivacious Sandrine, had a secret she withheld from her family. Jenny ultimately uncovers the truth, but must then decide how, and even whether, it should come to light. In this sequel to If You Needed Me, author Lee Lowry continues her tale of mid-life love and second marriage with a searingly honest portrayal of grief, betrayal, and the power of forgiveness. Praise for Judge Not “Lee Lowry beautifully expresses the vulnerabilities and insecurities that so often surface when we’re in love. Her characters are rich and complex. Judge Not is one of those rare books that I couldn’t put down, but at the same time didn’t want to end.” —Heather Bruce, artist, Provincetown, MA “Is love really more comfortable the second time around? Lee Lowry continues to draw wonderfully intricate portraits of people facing the very real challenges of late love, second marriage, and life’s unexpected turns. In Judge Not, love is certainly wonderful, but addressing those challenges often feels like stepping gingerly through a minefield of triggered vulnerabilities, wounded feelings, and divided loyalties.” —Carol Deanow, Professor Emerita, School of Social Work, Salem State University, Salem, MA “Judge Not is about wishes granted and the price that must be paid. Jenny Longworth has just married a widower whom she has always loved, but with him come angry adult children, life in a new country, and constant reminders of his first wife. Jenny’s struggles to navigate this ever-challenging dynamic make this a compelling narrative. I found myself rooting out loud for her.” —Kay Harrold, Management Consultant, Yoga Teacher, Asheville, NC “Lee Lowry writes with honesty about human frailty while leaving the reader feeling empathy for all the characters. She also captures detail so well that, despite my Harvard degree in French Literature, I identified completely with the protagonist’s sometimes funny, sometimes traumatic struggle with French.” —Lorrie Stuart, Retired Marketing Executive, New York, NY

Moon Belize Cayes

Moon Belize Cayes [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1631216368
Author: Lebawit Lily Girma
Publisher: Moon Travel
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Make Your Escape with Moon Travel Guides! The Belize Cayes offer a world of natural beauty, postcard-worthy beaches, and spectacular Caribbean scenery. Learn to scuba dive, snorkel alongside sea turtles, or spend your days unwinding on the perfect secluded beach with Moon Belize Cayes. What You'll Discover in Moon Belize Cayes: Local insight from Belize transplant and expert Lebawit Lily Girma Full-color photos and detailed, easy-to-use maps for navigating the islands independently Strategic itineraries for every trip and budget, including: The Best of the Belize Cayes, Best Snorkeling and Diving, Romantic Rendezvous, Best Beaches, and Wildlife Spotting Focused coverage of the Northern Cayes, the Southern Coast and Southern Cayes, Punta Gorda and the Deep South In-depth chapters on can't-miss sights, including: the Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker, the Mayan Upcountry, Belize City, and more Honest advice on getting around within and between islands, and finding the right accommodation for you - from the best beach camping to resort-style hotels Activities and ideas for every traveler: Grab drinks at a beach bar and dance the night away to a live Garifuna drum show. Swim with dolphins off Northern St. George's Caye, or go birdwatching at a wildlife sanctuary. Enjoy the ocean breeze over a romantic dinner, take a sunset boat ride, or even rent an entire island for your own, perfectly secluded getaway Detailed and thorough information, including crucial background on culture and history, geography, and a foolproof guide to the area's fascinating marine life With Moon Belize Cayes' practical tips, myriad activities, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way. Interested in exploring the mainland? Try Moon Belize. Looking to island hop the Caribbean? Try Moon Aruba, Moon Bermuda, or Moon Virgin Islands.

Outview

Outview [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1935070177
Author: Brandt Legg
Publisher: Laughing Rain
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Hearing voices, seeing visions, reading minds... He might be crazy. Then why is the CIA after him? A mystical adventure from the USA Today bestselling author of The Last Librarian and The Cosega Sequence. Nathan Ryder finds himself enmeshed in a centuries-old conspiracy. He must juggle prophecies and whispered clues before he can unravel an ancient puzzle. Scores have died to protect the secrets. Others have been searching since long before he was born. Those wielding overwhelming power want him dead. But first they need to learn exactly what he knows. What readers are saying about this international bestseller: “If you liked Cloud Atlas, you’re going to love the Inner Movement books!” “It’s like Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist, only more exciting and dangerous!” “Best book I’ve read since Night Circus.” “Fantasy and reality collide in this electric thriller!” Find out why a million copies of Brandt Legg's books have been sold/downloaded worldwide. The entire series is available now! OUTVIEW (Inner Movement #1) OUTIN (Inner Movement #2) OUTMOVE (Inner Movement #3) Read the related series. There are currently 13 Booker Thrillers! COSEGA SEARCH (Cosega Sequence #1) COSEGA STORM (Cosega Sequence #2) COSEGA SHIFT (Cosega Sequence #3) COSEGA SPHERE (Cosega Sequence #4) COSEGA SOURCE (Cosega Sequence #5) THE LAST LIBRARIAN (Justar Journal #1) THE LOST TREERUNNER (Justar Journal #2) THE LIST KEEPERS (Justar Journal #3) CapWar ELECTION (CapStone Conspiracy #1) CapWar EXPERIENCE (CapStone Conspiracy #2) CapWar EMPIRE (CapStone Conspiracy #3)

Salerno 1943

Salerno 1943 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1780962509
Author: Angus Konstam
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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In mid-September 1943, as the opening move of the Allied campaign to liberate the mainland of Italy, an Anglo-American invasion force landed on the beaches of the Gulf of Salerno, only a few dozen miles to the south of Naples. Italy had just surrendered, and the soldiers in the landing craft prayed that the invasion would be unopposed. It was not to be. The Germans had seized control of the Italian-built beach defences, and were ready and waiting. The ferocious ten-day battle at Salerno was eventually decided by a combination of Allied reinforcements, and secondary landings in support of the beleaguered Salerno bridgehead. Using documentary records, memoirs and eyewitness accounts from all sides, Angus Konstam recreates the battle day by day, hour by hour. His methodically researched account offers a fresh perspective on a decisive battle that has largely been neglected by British and American historians in recent years.