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Flight of the Old Dog Flight of the Old Dog
By Brown, Dale
1995-04 - Berkley
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When the Soviet Union masters "Star Wars" technology, rendering the United State's arsenal of nuclear missiles impotent, America's only hope lies in The Old Dog Zero One--a battle-scarred bomber fully renovated with enough weaponry and stealth hardware to earn it the nickname "Megafortress." …More

Without Remorse Without Remorse
By Clancy, Tom
1994-06 - Berkley Publishing Group
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His work for the CIA is brilliant, cold-blooded and efficient, but who is he? In a harrowing tour de force, phenomenally bestselling author Tom Clancy shows how an ordinary man named John Kelly crossed the lines of justice and morality to become the CIA legend known as Mr. Clark. It is an unforgettable journey into the heart of darkness, without mercy--without remorse. …More

Sharpe's Tiger Sharpe's Tiger
By Cornwell, Bernard
1997-08 - HarperCollins Publishers
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It's 1799, and Richard Sharpe is just an illiterate young private in His Majesty's service, part of an expedition sent to push the ruthless Tippoo of Mysore from his throne and drive his French allies out of India.…More

Lieutenant Hornblower Lieutenant Hornblower
By Forester, C. S.
1998-11 - Back Bay Books
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In this gripping tale of turmoil and triumph on the high seas, Horatio Hornblower emerges from his apprenticeship as midshipman to face new responsibilities thrust upon him by the fortunes of war between Napoleon and Spain. Enduring near-mutiny, bloody hand-to-hand combat with Spanish seamen, deck-splintering sea battles, and the violence and horror of life on the fighting ships of the Napoleonic Wars, the young lieutenant distinguishes himself in his first independent command. He also faces an adventure unique in his experience: Maria. …More

The Last Heroes The Last Heroes
By Griffin, W. E. B.
1998-08 - Jove Books
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June, 1941. Determined that the United States will be prepared for war, Franklin D. Roosevelt and "Wild Bill" Donovan orchestrate the most complex espionage organization in history, the Office of Strategic Services. Young and daring, the OSS assemble under a thin camouflage of diplomacy and then disperse throughout the world to conduct their operations. And no operation is more critical than the one being conducted by hotshot pilot Richard Canidy and his half-German friend Eric Fulmar: to secure the rare ore that will power a top-secret weapon coveted on both sides of the Atlantic--the atomic bomb. …More

The Eagle Has Landed The Eagle Has Landed
By Higgins, Jack
2000-06 - Berkley Publishing Group
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Re-released on its 25th anniversary, this classic novel is widely considered to be Higgins' greatest work. Threatened on all sides, a desperate Adolph Hitler orders that Winston Churchill be kidnapped or killed. Meanwhile, a beautiful widow and IRA assassin have laid the groundwork for the most treacherous plot of the war, beginning when Berlin receives the message, "The eagle has landed". …More

North and South North and South
By Jakes, John
2000-06 - Signet Book
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From America's master storyteller and writer of historical fiction comes the epic story of two families -- the Hazards and the Mains. Separated by vastly different ways of life, joined by the unbreakable bonds of true friendship, and torn asunder by a country at the threshold of a bloody conflict that would change their lives forever.... …More

Master and Commander Master and Commander
By O'Brian, Patrick
1990-08 - W. W. Norton & Company
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This, the first in the splendid series of Jack Aubrey novels, establishes the friendship between Captain Aubrey, R.N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent, against a thrilling backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Details of life aboard a man-of-war are faultlessly rendered: the conversational idiom of the officers in the ward room and the men on the lower deck, the food, the floggings, the mysteries of the wind and the rigging, and the roar of broadsides as the great ships close in battle. …More

The Rising Tide: A Novel of World War II The Rising Tide: A Novel of World War II
By Shaara, Jeff
2008-05 - Ballantine Books
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Shaara's "New York Times" bestseller is the masterful opening act ("Publisher's Weekly") of his magnificent trilogy that portrays the momentous and increasingly dramatic events that pulled America into the vortex of World War II. Available in a tall Premium Edition. …More

The Killer Angels The Killer Angels
By Shaara, Michael
1987-08 - Ballantine Books
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In the four most bloody and courageous days of our nation's history, two armies fought for two dreams. One dreamed of freedom, the other of a way of life. Far more than rifles and bullets were carried into battle. There were memories. There were promises. There was love. And far more than men fell on those Pennsylvania fields. Shattered futures, forgotten innocence, and crippled beauty were also the casualties of war. Unique, sweeping, an unforgettable, THE KILLER ANGELS is a dramatic re-creation of the battleground for America's destiny. …More