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The Great Virginia Flood of 1870

by Paula F. Green The History Press (August 24, 2020)

In the fall of 1870, a massive flood engulfed parts of Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. What began near Charlottesville as welcome rain at the end of a drought-plagued summer quickly turned into a downpour...


The Ultimate Deployment Guidebook

by Kristina A. Smith & Paul N. Smith Savas Beatie (November 19, 2013)

Is your Facebook page a threat to national security? What about your momma’s address? Only while deployed in service to our country can you completely let your appearance go . . . and receive no less than...


After Combat

by Marian Eide & Michael Gibler Potomac Books (September 01, 2018)

Approximately 2.5 million men and women have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in the service of the U.S. War on Terror. Marian Eide and Michael Gibler have collected and compiled personal combat accounts from...


How We Won and Lost the War in Afghanistan

by Douglas Grindle Potomac Books (November 01, 2017)

Douglas Grindle provides a firsthand account of how the war in Afghanistan was won in a rural district south of Kandahar City and how the newly created peace slipped away when vital resources failed to materialize...


The Struggle for Iraq

by Thomas M. Renahan Potomac Books (June 01, 2017)

The Struggle for Iraq is a vivid personal account of the Iraqi people’s fight for democracy and justice by an American political scientist. Thomas M. Renahan arrived in southern Iraq just three days before...


Selling War

by Steven J. Alvarez Potomac Books (March 01, 2016)

In the spring of 2004, army reservist and public affairs officer Steven J. Alvarez waited to be called up as the U.S. military stormed Baghdad and deposed Saddam Hussein. But soon after President Bush’s famous...


Smoke the Donkey

by Cate Folsom & Robert R. Ruark Potomac Books (April 01, 2016)

On a U.S. military base near Fallujah in war-torn Iraq, Col. John Folsom woke up one morning to the sound of a small, scruffy donkey tied up outside his quarters. He was charmed by this scrawny animal with a...


From Stray Dog to World War I Hero

by Grant Hayter-Menzies, Paul E. Funk & Pen Farthing Potomac Books (November 01, 2015)

On the streets of Paris one day in July 1918, an American doughboy, Sgt. Jimmy Donovan, befriended a stray dog that he named Rags. No longer an unwanted street mutt, Rags became the mascot to the entire First...


Cheated

by Jay M. Smith & Mary Willingham Potomac Books (March 15, 2015)

In 2010 allegations of an utterly corrupt academic system for student-athletes emerged from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus, home of the legendary Tar Heels. As the alma mater of Michael...


Grumman FF

by Phil H. Listemann Philedition (January 15, 2009)

The Grumman FF, even if it is not particularly well known, is important in that it was the start a long dynasty of carrier-based fighters for the USN which included the famous WW2 Hellcat, the Panther and Cougar...


The Brewster Buffalo

by Phil H. Listemann Philedition (February 04, 2019)

The Brewster Buffalo was born as the Brewster F2A for the United States Navy. It was the first monoplane fighter to be introduced into USN service. At the end of the thirties, with war approaching, many European...


The Golf Lover's Guide to England

by Michael Whitehead White Owl (January 18, 2021)

Every golf course around the world has one thing in common – they are all unique. Golf provides a different experience wherever you go. No two courses are ever the same and each has their own captivating story...


Oliver Bulleid's Locomotives

by Colin Boocock Pen and Sword Transport (January 18, 2021)

Oliver Bulleid’s locomotives guides the reader in the quest to understand what motivated Mr Bulleid in his work as a senior engineer and manager, and tries, with as little bias as is reasonable, to make sense...


Armoured Cruiser Cressy

by Andrew Choong Seaforth Publishing (March 30, 2020)

The technical details of British warships were recorded in a set of plans produced by the builders on completion of every ship. Known as the ‘as fitted’ general arrangements, these drawings represented the...


Indoor Wildlife

by Gerard E Cheshire White Owl (February 28, 2019)

Indoor Wildlife is a book that looks at our houses and other buildings from the point of view of wild animals and plants.Some come indoors to hibernate, some come indoors to find food and others come indoors...


WWII in the Desert

by Andy Singleton Pen and Sword Military (October 30, 2018)

Andy Singleton has been modelling and painting most of his life and has been a professional commission figure painter for some years now. Here he shares his experience and tips of the trade with those collecting...


British Military Medals - second Edition

by Peter Duckers Pen and Sword Military (September 16, 2013)

This second edition of Peter Duckers best-selling British Military Medals traces the history of medals and gallantry awards from Elizabethan times to the modern day, and it features an expert account of their...


V Bombers

by Martin W. Bowman & Dave Windle Pen and Sword Aviation (June 25, 2009)

Britain’s desire to stay at the leading edge in the design and development of modern jet powered aircraft was born in the later stages of World War Two. The RAF sent requests to the leading aircraft manufactures...


Pebble Island

by Jon Cooksey & Francis McKay Pen and Sword Military (February 28, 2007)

In the early hours of 15 May 1982, three Sea King helicopters carrying 42 men of 22 SAS Regiment and attachments, lifted off from the carrier HMS Hermes and headed towards the remote Pebble Island on the north...


Amigurumi Style Crochet

by Cara Medus White Owl (August 30, 2020)

Crochet Betty, an amigurumi-style doll, with patterns for her fifties outfits ranging from shopping to movie-going. There’s a detailed explanation of how to make the basic doll Betty, and also her cute cat...


Colourful Fun Embroidery

by Clare Albans White Owl (August 30, 2020)

Take time out to be creative and de-stress with these colourful, fun embroidery projects from Hello! Hooray! Ranging from things you could complete in an afternoon to others that you can take your time over,...


Rome's Northern Enemies

by Andy Singleton Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

Throughout their history, the Romans were troubled by formidable warlike tribes along their northern borders. The Celts of Gaul and Northern Italy, who sacked Rome itself, the British who repulsed Julius Caesar...


Rob Key

by Rob Key White Owl (May 30, 2020)

EX-England batsman Rob Key is one of the wittiest pundits on TV. Whether it’s a drizzly day-nighter in Derby or a World Cup Final at Lord’s, Key’s wizardry with the mic more than matches that which he...


North Africa and the Middle East

by Tony Harwood Pen and Sword Military (May 27, 2020)

The Middle East and North Africa have been the backdrop for many conflicts through the centuries, making them a popular setting for miniature wargames. Whether you are fielding your Parthians against invading...


Aircraft and Aviation Stamps

by Howard Piltz Pen and Sword Transport (May 27, 2020)

The author has combined his two greatest interests: Transport and Stamp Collecting and brought them together in this series of books looking at the way postage stamps have led him to increase his knowledge of...


Seasonal Plant Dyes

by Alicia Hall White Owl (March 30, 2020)

This beautifully illustrated book takes you on a botanical journey through the year, showing you how to create colourful and environmentally friendly plant dyes. You’ll learn sustainable methods of growing...


Hitler's Heavy Tiger Tank Battalions 1942–1945

by Ian Baxter Pen and Sword Military (February 28, 2020)

With rare, often unpublished photographs and full captions Hitler’s Heavy Tank Battalions provides a superb record of the Wehrmacht’s Schwere Panzerableilung on operations between 1942 and 1945.

In addition...


The Art and Making of Fantasy Miniatures

by Jamie Kendall Pen and Sword Military (February 19, 2020)

The Art and Making of Fantasy Miniatures is a showcase of some of the best talent in the industry. Compiled with the cooperation of eleven of the most innovative companies from Europe, the UK and USA, it shows...


Modern Rainbow Patchwork Quilts

by Paula Steel White Owl (March 30, 2020)

Building on the popularity of modern quilting, the book features 14 patchwork projects with a modern look which use rainbows as the overall color theme. The book enables readers to create their own rainbow look,...


Early Jet Fighters 1944-1954

by Leo Marriott Pen and Sword Aviation (March 30, 2020)

In his previous book on early jet fighters Leo Marriott traced the history of the revolutionary aircraft produced by the British and Americans immediately after the Second World War; in this companion volume...


Murder, Witchcraft and the Killing of Wildlife

by Stephen Rabey Matthews Pen and Sword True Crime (February 19, 2020)

This was the time of the Belgian Congo debacle where ethnic cleansing coincided with Steve's first police posting near the Northern Rhodesia border with the Congo, at the age of 21. He graphically describes...


M48 Patton

by Robert Griffin Pen and Sword Military (January 30, 2020)

The M48 Patton main battle tank was one of the most successful and longest-serving designs produced in the United States, and it is a popular subject with tank modellers and enthusiasts. When it came into service...


Sewing Animal Dolls

by Tina O'Rourke White Owl (April 30, 2020)

Learn how to make Daisy Dog, her best friends Rosie Rabbit, the twins Betty and Ben Bear and Daisy’s beret wearing puppy Mimi. Each character has their own complete wardrobe for all of their adventures...


Tank Wrecks of the Western Front, 1940–1945

by Anthony Tucker-Jones Pen and Sword Military (January 19, 2020)

Early in the Second World War in Western Europe the German victors regularly photographed and posed with destroyed or abandoned Allied armor. During their invasion of France the Germans left 4,500 smashed French...


Majestic Journey

by Bill Jack Publication Consultants (December 01, 2020)

Take an exhilarating ride on the sled runners behind a dog team across 1,000 miles of the Iditarod sled dog race. Crossing Alaska's vast and remote wilderness, you will understand what the Iditarod is really...


The Bedbug

by C. L. Marlatt Otbebookpublishing (January 13, 2021)

Excerpt: "The presence of the bedbug in a house is not necessarily an indication of neglect or carelessness; for, little as the idea may be relished, this insect may gain access in spite of the adoption of all...


Flytraps and Their Operation

by F. C. Bishopp Otbebookpublishing (January 13, 2021)

Excerpt: "Flytraps have a distinct place in the control of the house fly and other noxious fly species. There is a general tendency, however, for those engaged in combating flies to put too much dependence on...


Shalom and the Community of Creation

by Randy Woodley Eerdmans (May 25, 2012)

Materialism. Greed. Loneliness. A manic pace. Abuse of the natural world. Inequality. Injustice. War. The endemic problems facing America today are staggering. We need change and restoration. But where to begin?...


Norah Gaughan's Twisted Stitch Sourcebook

by Norah Gaughan Abrams (January 12, 2021)

The essential guide to using simple twisted stitches to add interest and beauty to handknits

Master the simple and addictive art of the twisted stitch. The basics are easy to learn, and the design possibilities...


The Storm

by Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731 Open BookShelf (October 15, 2018)

The Storm (1704) is a work of journalism and science reporting by British author Daniel Defoe. It has been called the first substantial work of modern journalism, the first detailed account of a hurricane in...


The Life of a Sports Agent

by Luke Sutton White Owl (December 14, 2020)

There is a lot of mystery that surrounds sports agents and their roles in the lives of their high profile clients. Many perceive the life to be glamorous, spending time with celebrities and earning a lot of...


The SNES Encyclopedia

by Chris Scullion White Owl (October 19, 2020)

Following on from the previously released NES Encyclopedia, The SNES Encyclopedia is the ultimate resource for fans of Nintendo's second home video game console, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

Containing...


The Dynasty

by Jeff Benedict & Todd Menesses Simon & Schuster Audio (September 01, 2020)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Tiger Woods comes the definitive inside story of the New England Patriots?the greatest sports dynasty of the 21st century.

It’s easy...