The Disappearance of the USS Scorpion

It takes a special type of person to serve in a nation’s navy, especially on long voyages that separate men and women from their loved ones, and no service is both loved and hated as that aboard submarines, for very few people ever serve on them on a whim. For one thing, the psychological impact of being trapped for long periods underwater in tight, cramped quarters is more than many people can stand. Also, submarine service is uncha...

Convoy Homeward (John Mason Kemp Thriller Book 6)

With a virtually empty liner, Commodore John Mason Kemp’s orders are to pick up and accommodate the civilians, as well as German prisoners of war, on their way to Clyde. In preparation for the war, the Aurelian Star’s original assignment was to just carry officers to Britain for training before being drafted in the Second Front. Now, with a high-maintenance Brigadier already on board, Kemp is concerned about the convoy’s journey thro...

The Cambodian Campaign during the Vietnam War

The Vietnam War could have been called a comedy of errors if the consequences weren’t so deadly and tragic. In 1951, while war was raging in Korea, the United States began signing defense pacts with nations in the Pacific, intending to create alliances that would contain the spread of Communism. As the Korean War was winding down, America joined the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, pledging to defend several nations in the region ...

First One In, Last One Out: Auschwitz Survivor 31321

  While growing up in New York, Marilyn Shimon often visited her uncle in California. She saw his scars, gaped at his “31321” tattoo, and listened to his horrific stories of the Holocaust. However, she could not relate to the suffering he endured or understand the significance of his accounts—until now. In this grisly memoir, Marilyn resurrects Murray Scheinberg’s stories of six hellish years in Nazi concentration camps during W...

Auszeichnungen des 3. Reiches: Spezialkatalog 1993/94

Die aktuelle 29. Auflage des weltweit anerkannten Standardwerkes mit Handelspreisen der Auszeichnungen. Alle Fotos nur von Original-Stücken, diese zum Teil mit Rückseite sowie erweiterte Beschreibung von gefährlichen Fälschungen. Dazu: Verzeichnis der Firmen der LDO (Leistungsgemeinschaft Deutscher Ordenshersteller) und Firmen der Präsidialkanzlei. • 200 Seiten • zahlreiche Abb mit über 800 aktuellen Marktpreisen, zusätzlich mit Prei...

The Last Flight of the Daisy Mae: A Story of Heroism and Hope at 17,000 Feet

A young Army Air Force recruit, a farm boy, a postal worker a young mother, a nurse and a goof off, use their unique skills to fight and win World War II. The war is fought at home and in the stormy Pacific skies. On December 7, 1941 a high school senior, Fran Perkins wakes up in his Chicago home to talk about Christmas shopping with older brothers Jim and Bob. As Fran’s father, a combat veteran of World War I, turns on the large con...

Nazi Gold: The Story of the World's Greatest Robbery and its Aftermath

It was 1945. Allied bombers were pounding Berlin to rubble. In desperation, the Nazis started moving the assets of the Berlin Reichsbank south for safekeeping. Vast trainloads of gold and currency were evacuated from the doomed capital of Hitler's Thousand year Reich. In the aftermath of total war, a huge amount of Nazi gold simply vanished-removed by the Red Army or stolen by an unholy combination of US occupation personnel and unsc...

Western Apache Raiding and Warfare

This is a remarkable series of personal narrations from Western Apaches before and just after the various agencies and sub-agencies were established. It also includes extensive commentary on weapons and traditions, with Apache words and phrases translated and complete annotation.