The Eagle Has Fallen Book

The Eagle Has Fallen


  • Author : Brian Young (Historical fiction writer)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Great Britain
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN 10 : 0957300409

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AK687   THE EAGLE HAS LANDED Book

AK687 THE EAGLE HAS LANDED


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-07-05
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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AK687 THE EAGLE HAS LANDED Excerpt :

If there is one modeller that has distinguished himself over the last decade, due to his amazing dioramas, it is Aitor Azkue. This book shows off the very best of all of his work. With spectacular dioramas, more than 1800 images, step by step guides, and all of his tricks described in detail, there is no book quite like this. Inside the 292 pages of this essential book, there are 10 complete dioramas looked at in total detail.

America  The Eagle Has Fallen Book

America The Eagle Has Fallen


  • Author : Gordon Ballantyne
  • Publisher : Severed Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN 10 : 1925840670

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America The Eagle Has Fallen Excerpt :

What happens when the lights go out and might never shine again?In America: The Eagle has Fallen, the United States has been attacked with an EMP device that destroys the electrical grid and renders all electronic devices unusable. America spirals into anarchy as society collapses without access to life sustaining resources, while gun barrel diplomacy becomes the only law of the land in the new Wild West. Follow James Robertson, a self-professed prepper, as he and his new extended family struggle to secure their homestead in Western Washington and rebuild a community and state in a post-apocalyptic world. Experts have suggested that 92% of the population will perish in a complete grid down scenario while James and his new allies attempt to prove them all wrong. Can the rule of law and common decency be restored faster than the hungry and despotic can tear it asunder?

Rome s Fallen Eagle Book

Rome s Fallen Eagle


  • Author : Robert Fabbri
  • Publisher : Corvus
  • Release Date : 2014-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 0857897462

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Rome s Fallen Eagle Excerpt :

Vespasian's fourth adventure—can he escape his own Emperor's wrath? Caligula has been assassinated and the Praetorian Guard have proclaimed Claudius Emperor—but his position is precarious. His three freedmen, Narcissus, Pallas, and Callistus, must find a way to manufacture a quick victory for Claudius—but how? Pallas has the answer: retrieve the Eagle of the Seventeenth, lost in Germania nearly 40 years before. Who but Vespasian could lead a dangerous mission into the gloomy forests of Germania? Accompanied by a small band of cavalry, Vespasian and his brother try to pick up the trail of the Eagle, but they are tailed by hunters who pick off men each night and leave the corpses in their path. Someone is determined to sabotage Vespasian's mission. In search of the Eagle and the truth, pursued by barbarians, Vespasian will battle his way to the shores of Britannia.

When Eagles Dared Book

When Eagles Dared


  • Author : Howard Hughes
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-01-30
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857732248

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When Eagles Dared is a salute to the men and women who participated in World War II and the filmmakers who have immortalised their stories on screen. It tells both the story of the historical events of this first truly 'world war' and of the films that have depicted these events - comparing the cinematic myth with the historical reality - as a guide to history through cinema. When Eagles Dared portrays the people who participated in the war, from the evacuation of the Allied forces from France at Dunkirk through to the battle for Berlin and beyond. Each chapter discusses a theatre of war, an event, a campaign or battle by explaining the historical events as they unfold and then examines how filmmakers have represented them. Chapters discuss the war in the skies (Battle of Britain and The Dam Busters), the sea (Sink the Bismarck! and The Cruel Sea) and the North African desert (The Battle of El Alamein and Tobruk). There are 'special mission' movies including Where Eagles Dare and The Dirty Dozen, classic tales of ingenuity (The Great Escape), valour (Saving Private Ryan), and human endurance (The Bridge on the River Kwai). Offering a unique view of war through the lenses of over 150 diverse films that have shaped our perceptions of the conflict, When Eagles Dared is illustrated with rare stills and posters from this ever popular genre.

This House Has Fallen Book
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

This House Has Fallen


  • Author : Karl Maier
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2009-04-29
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786730612

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To understand Africa, one must understand Nigeria, and few Americans understand Nigeria better than Karl Maier. This House Has Fallen is a bracing and disturbing report on the state of Africa's most populous, potentially richest, and most dangerously dysfunctional nation. Each year, with depressing consistency, Nigeria is declared the most corrupt state in the entire world. Though Nigeria is a nation into which billions of dollars of oil money flow, its per capita income has fallen dramatically in the past two decades. Military coup follows military coup. A bellwether for Africa, it is a country of rising ethnic tensions and falling standards of living, very possibly on the verge of utter collapse -- a collapse that could dramatically overshadow even the massacres in Rwanda. A brilliant piece of reportage and travel writing, This House Has Fallenlooks into the Nigerian abyss and comes away with insight, profound conclusions, and even some hope. Updated with a new preface by the author.

France and the Great War Book

France and the Great War


  • Author : Leonard V. Smith
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-03-13
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 0521666317

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When the Eagle Hunts Book
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

When the Eagle Hunts


  • Author : Simon Scarrow
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2007-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429980326

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Well-paced and intricately plotted, When the Eagle Hunts is a brazen tale of military adventure, political intrigue, and a suicide mission. Is the unflinching courage of the Roman army a match for the ruthless barbarity of the British tribes? In the bitter winter of a.d. 44, the Roman troops in Britain are impatiently awaiting the arrival of spring so that the campaign to conquer the island can be renewed. But the native Britons are growing more cunning in their resistance, constantly snapping at the heels of the mighty Roman forces. When the most brutal of the native tribesmen, the Druids of the Dark Moon, capture the shipwrecked wife and children of General Plautius, quick action is called for. Two volunteers from the crack Second Legion must venture deep into hostile territory in a desperate attempt to rescue the prisoners.

Reading Explorers Year 4 Book

Reading Explorers Year 4


  • Author : John Murray
  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Release Date : 2014-08-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781907515798

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A Guided Skills-Based Journey is a series of books aimed at developing key reading and study skills. This brilliant new series provides teachers with a wide variety of genres, both fiction and non-fiction, which will allow children to access, interpret and understand what they are reading. It increases the child's knowledge and understanding of why certain words are chosen by an author. It gives the reader the chance to speculate on the tone and purpose of the texts, as well as consider both the texts' themes and audience.

The Eagle Has Landed Book

The Eagle Has Landed


  • Author : Jack Higgins
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN 10 : 9780140273342

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THE EAGLE HAS LANDED is probably the greatest World War II story ever written. Operation Eagle was to be the most daring enemy mission of the entire war. Himmler planned to kidnap Churchill on British soil in November 1943. But in that remote corner of Norfolk, an elite unit is also put together to begin the countdown to the invasion. A brilliant adventure in which the reader' sympathies are enlisted as much for the German heroes as for the English defenders.

Under the Eagle  Eagles of the Empire 1  Book

Under the Eagle Eagles of the Empire 1


  • Author : Simon Scarrow
  • Publisher : Headline
  • Release Date : 2008-09-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9780755350827

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Under the Eagle Eagles of the Empire 1 Excerpt :

IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME! UNDER THE EAGLE is the gripping first novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling EAGLES OF THE EMPIRE series. A must read for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. Praise for Simon Scarrow's compelling novels: 'Gripping and moving' The Times AD 42, Germany. Tough, brutal and unforgiving. That's how new recruit Cato is finding life in the Roman Second Legion. He may have contacts in high places, but he could really use a friend amongst his fellow soldiers right now. Cato has been promoted above his comrades at the order of the Emperor and is deeply resented by the other men. But he quickly earns the respect of his Centurion, Macro, a battle-hardened veteran as rough and ready as Cato is quick-witted and well-educated. They are poles apart, but soon realise they have a lot to learn from one another. On a campaign to Britannia - a land of utter barbarity - an enduring friendship begins. But as they undertake a special mission to thwart a conspiracy against the Emperor they rapidly find themselves in a desperate fight to survive...

When the Eagle Hunts  Eagles of the Empire 3  Book

When the Eagle Hunts Eagles of the Empire 3


  • Author : Simon Scarrow
  • Publisher : Headline
  • Release Date : 2008-09-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9780755350834

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When the Eagle Hunts Eagles of the Empire 3 Excerpt :

IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME! WHEN THE EAGLE HUNTS is the compelling third novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. For fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. 'Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best' Independent Britannia, AD 44. Cato, a thoughtful junior officer in the Roman army, and his commanding centurion, Macro, are simply pawns in Rome's lust to conquer Britain. During the freezing winter, the two men and their legion fight the native savages in hand-to-hand battles that haunt Cato for days after. But in a place full of enemies, the most vicious are the Druids of the Dark Moon; brutal, merciless men who have captured the wife and children of General Plautius himself. So Macro and Cato are given a mission: to travel deep into enemy territory and recover the hostages. If they fail, the fate of the Roman army may just hang in the balance...

The Eagle In The Sand  Eagles of the Empire 7  Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

The Eagle In The Sand Eagles of the Empire 7


  • Author : Simon Scarrow
  • Publisher : Headline
  • Release Date : 2008-09-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9780755350803

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IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME! THE EAGLE IN THE SAND is the action-packed seventh novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Essential reading for fans of Bernard Cornwell. 'Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best' Independent Judaea in AD 46. Roman centurions Cato and Macro have been posted to Judaea for a 'hearts and minds' operation. The Empire needs to win over the locals after some of their religious figures have started revolts - and since the Romans crucified the last charismatic Judaean leader, the natives' rebellions have become bolder. Not only are these small villages causing trouble, but there are also thousands of Parthians eager to fight Rome. With the threat of suicide attacks and even all-out war, Cato and Macro have their peace-keeping work cut out...

Rise of the Blademaster Book

Rise of the Blademaster


  • Author : Brent Batla
  • Publisher : Gatekeeper Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN 10 : 9780578926971

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Rise of the Blademaster Excerpt :

Many years have passed since the dark tide of violent and malevolent creatures spilled into the realm from the ancient portal that should never have been opened. Adamar, an elderly but legendary elven swordsman sent to track the incursion, had found a small frightened girl, Lauriel Valendril, hiding in the shattered remnants of her destroyed elven village. After taking her in as his own, he finds that her traumatic experience creates an unrivaled ambition to learn to protect herself and others, and he begins to train her in the ancient and secretive elven fighting style of the Andulari. Through fierce determination and unrelenting practice, Lauriel unequivocally becomes one of his best students and masters the graceful but deadly technique at a very young age. Hearing murmurs of the ancient evil re-emerging, and sensing that his time to stand and fight has passed, Adamar gives Lauriel a gift that has been hidden from the realm for many ages—Isilmwé, an ancient blade of power, and with it, the responsibility to unlock the true power of the blade and defend the realm. The defenses of the realm quickly fall one by one and together with a wizard, warlock, healer, and fighter, Lauriel pushes forward on a quest to close the portal before all is lost. What began as a pursuit to avenge her family, ultimately turns into a battle for the very survival of the realm—a battle that Lauriel has trained her entire life to fight. Book Review: "You had me hooked from start to finish." -- Pauline Harris Editorial

The Dove in the Eagle s Nest Book

The Dove in the Eagle s Nest


  • Author : Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1895
  • Genre: Holy Roman Empire
  • Pages : 293
  • ISBN 10 : IOWA:31858048217834

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