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Jack Hinson's One-Man War

Jack Hinson's One-Man War
  • Author : Tom McKenney
  • Publisher : Pelican Publishing
  • Release : 23 September 2010
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The true story of one man's reluctant but relentless war against the invaders of his country.A quiet, wealthy plantation owner, Jack Hinson watched the start of the Civil War with disinterest. Opposed to secession and a friend to Union and Confederate commanders alike, he did not want a war. After Union soldiers seized and murdered his sons, placing their decapitated heads on the gateposts of his estate, Hinson could remain indifferent no longer. He commissioned a special rifle for

Battlefield Sniper

Battlefield Sniper
  • Author : Tom Chase McKenney
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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Jack Hinson never planned to become a deadly sniper. A prosperous influential Kentucky plantation owner in the 1850s, Hinson was devoted to raising his growing family and working his land. Yet by 1865, Hinson had likely killed more than one hundred men and had single-handedly taken down an armed Union transport in his one-man war against Grant's army and navy. By the end of the Civil War, the Union had committed infantry and cavalry from nine regiments and a specially equipped

The Sniper Anthology

The Sniper Anthology
  • Author : Various
  • Publisher : Frontline Books
  • Release : 01 November 2019
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Revered by some as the ultimate warrior, and condemned by others as ruthless assassins, the combat sniper is more than just a crack shot. These are highly disciplined individuals, calm professionals skilled in marksmanship, reconnaissance and camouflage. During the Second World War these lethal fighters were deployed by all sides to deadly effect. This collection of biographies written by sniper experts from around the world explores the careers of the top marksmen between 1939 and 1945. As well as providing incisive technical

The White Sniper

The White Sniper
  • Author : Tapio A. M. Saarelainen
  • Publisher : Casemate
  • Release : 31 October 2016
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The remarkable story of the Finnish marksman nicknamed “White Death” by the Red Army for his record number of confirmed kills. Simo Häyhä is the most famous sniper in the world. During the Winter War fought between Russia and Finland from 1939 to 1940, he had 542 confirmed kills with iron sights, a record that still stands today. A man of action who spoke very little, Simo Häyhä was hugely respected by his men and his superiors and given many difficult

Champ Ferguson

Champ Ferguson
  • Author : Thurman Sensing
  • Publisher : Vanderbilt University Press
  • Release : 18 January 1994
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An amazing story of bloody guerrilla warfare along the Kentucky-Tennessee border. By the end of the Civil War, Champ Ferguson was accused of personally killing 53 people, including children, the elderly, and wounded soldiers in their hospital beds. In this classic study, first published in 1942, Sensing provides the only available book-length account of Ferguson's brutal deeds, his capture, his trial, and his execution at the end of the war. *Lightning Print On Demand Title

Unbroken

Unbroken
  • Author : Laura Hillenbrand
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release : 29 July 2014
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Relates the story of a U.S. airman who survived when his bomber crashed into the sea during World War II, spent forty-seven days adrift in the ocean before being rescued by the Japanese Navy, and was held as a prisoner until the end of the war.

Bust Hell Wide Open

Bust Hell Wide Open
  • Author : Samuel W. Mitcham
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 04 October 2016
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A book to challenge the status quo, spark a debate, and get people talking about the issues and questions we face as a country!

Embattled Rebel

Embattled Rebel
  • Author : James M. McPherson
  • Publisher : Penguin Books
  • Release : 01 September 2015
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History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. His cause went down in disastrous defeat and left the South impoverished for generations. If that cause had succeeded, it would have torn the United States in two and preserved the institution of slavery. Many Americans in Davis's own time and in later generations considered him an incompetent leader, if not a traitor. Not so, argues James M. McPherson. In Embattled Rebel, McPherson shows us that Davis might have been on the

American Commando

American Commando
  • Author : John Wukovits
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 02 June 2009
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Before the Green Berets...Before the Navy SEALs...Before the Army Rangers...There was the Long Patrol. November 1942: in the hellish combat zone of Guadalcanal, one man would make history. Lt. Col. Evans Carlson was considered a maverick by many of his comrades-and an outright traitor by others. He spent years observing guerrilla tactics all over the world, and knew that those tactics could be used effectively by the Marines. Carlson and an elite fighting force-the 2nd Raider Battalion-embarked upon

The Simple Sounds of Freedom

The Simple Sounds of Freedom
  • Author : Thomas Taylor
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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One of the most amazing stories of World War II is also likely to be among the last. As the twentieth century closed, the veterans of its defining war passed away at a rate of a thousand per day. Fortunately, D Day paratrooper Joseph Beyrle met author Thomas H. Taylor in time to record "The Simple Sounds of Freedom, the true story of the first American paratrooper to land in Normandy and the only soldier to fight for both the

The Color of Water

The Color of Water
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 01 March 2012
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As a boy in Brooklyn's Red Hook projects, James McBride knew his mother was different. But when he asked about it, she'd simply say 'I'm light-skinned.' Later he wondered if he was different too, and asked his mother if he was black or white. 'You're a human being,' she snapped. 'Educate yourself or you'll be a nobody!' And when James asked what colour God was, she said 'God is the colour of water.' As an adult,

Guns & Ammo Guide to Sniping

Guns & Ammo Guide to Sniping
  • Author : Editors of Guns & Ammo
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 09 May 2017
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Everything you need to know about sniping from the top firearms writers. The Guns & Ammo Guide to Sniping is packed with a wealth of valuable information compiled by the foremost firearms writers today. A vast range of topics is covered in these articles, including: Unusual shooting positions The US Army’s XM2010 The sniper’s ultimate “one gun” Modern reticles Anti-cant Temperature effect Distance shooting for police Ballistics for beginners And much more! Discover tried and true tips, tactics, and

White Feather

White Feather
  • Author : Adele Carne
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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War Years with Jeb Stuart

War Years with Jeb Stuart
  • Author : W. W. Blackford
  • Publisher : LSU Press
  • Release : 01 October 1993
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Characterized by precision of statement and clarity of detail, W.W. Blackford's memoir of his service in the Civil War is one of the most valuable to come out of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. It also provides a critically important perspective on one of the best-known Confederate cavalrymen, Major General J.E.B. Stuart.Blackford was thirty years old when the war began, and he served from June 1861, until January, 1864, as Stuart's adjutant, developing a close relationship

It Worked for Me

It Worked for Me
  • Author : Colin Powell
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 22 May 2012
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Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir. A beautiful companion to his previous memoir, the #1 New York Times bestseller My American Journey, Powell’s It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership is a trove of wisdom for anyone hoping to achieve their goals and turn their dreams into reality. A message of strength and endurance from a man who has