Crash Dive

Author: Craig Dilouie
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781537763033
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October, 1942. The United States and the Empire of Japan are at war. Charlie Harrison, a young and ambitious lieutenant, reports for duty aboard the S-55, a worn-out WWI-era submarine. While the Battle of Guadalcanal rages on land, air, and sea, the captain plans a daring attack against Rabaul, the heart of Japanese power in the South Pacific. There, the hunter will become the hunted. "Adventure fiction in the grand tradition of the Hornblower series ... Crash Dive blew me away." - John Dixon, author of Phoenix Island

Battle Stations

Author: Craig Dilouie
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781545427040
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The third book in the popular Crash Dive series! Fresh from PXO School, Lt. Charlie Harrison is offered a posting on the Sandtiger under Captain Gilbert Moreau, a legendary submarine ace. Sandtiger's mission? Join an elite wolf pack penetrating the heart of the Japanese Empire.There, Moreau will teach Charlie how to fight--and what lines should never be crossed.

Crash Dive

Author: Larry Bond
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780765342034
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A nonfiction collection includes stories featuring mighty submarines and their crews, from the tough subs that harassed the Japanese Navy during World War II to the cat-and-mouse games played by U.S. and Soviet subs during the Cold War.

Contact

Author: Craig Dilouie
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781973927792
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Still reeling from the hellish battle in the Japan Sea, Lt. Commander Charlie Harrison returns from Prospective Commanding Officer School to find the Sandtiger languishing in repair while her crew idles. He expects to take command, but the post is given to Captain Howard Saunders. Sandtiger's orders: Take a team of elite commandos to the island of Saipan to destroy a major coastal gun before 70,000 Marines land on its beaches. Once Saipan is taken, American bombers will be able to reach Tokyo. For the Japanese Empire, this triggers kantai kessen-the final decisive naval battle. When disaster strikes, Charlie must save his submarine and salvage the mission, battling his erratic commander while fighting the enemy. Along the way, he learns sacrifice and the true cost of war.

The Infection

Author: Craig DiLouie
Publisher: Permuted Press
ISBN: 1618680005
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The world is rocked as one in five people collapse screaming before falling into a coma. Three days later, the Infected awake with a single purpose: spread the Infection. A small group—a cop, teacher, student, reverend—team up with a military crew to survive. But at a refugee camp what’s left of the government will ask them to accept a dangerous mission back into the very heart of Infection.

Unbroken

Author: Laura Hillenbrand
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN: 0812974492
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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.

Time And Tide A Novel Of World War Ii

Author: Thomas Fleming
Publisher: New Word City
ISBN: 1612307205
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Time and Tide begins with the Navy cruiser, Jefferson City, looming out of the dawn, fleeing a night of terror and death, the bodies of crewmen floating in water-filled compartments below decks. She has deserted her sister ships at the Battle of Savo Island - the worst naval defeat in U.S. history. New York Times bestselling author Thomas Fleming personalizes the war in the Pacific in this compelling novel of intrigue, love, and honor set aboard the fictional USS Jefferson City. From the night battles off Guadalcanal to the kamikaze-ridden skies of Okinawa, Time and Tide contrasts the horrors of war with the passions of love in this epic tale of Americans on the cutting edge of history.

The War Of The Worlds

Author: Herbert George Wells
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H.G. Wells's hugely influential book tracks the exploits of a writer who struggles to survive an alien invasion of Victorian England. After seeing the monstrous Martians firsthand, the narrator attempts to evade their destructive mechanized vehicles and must stay on the run to avoid detection. As he meets other desperate humans, he becomes increasingly pessimistic about any chance of survival. The novel stands as a major milestone in science-fiction literature, inspiring legions of subsequent writers and an endless array of hostile-alien scenarios.

Crash Dive

Author: Larry Bond
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780765342034
Size: 63.96 MB
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A nonfiction collection includes stories featuring mighty submarines and their crews, from the tough subs that harassed the Japanese Navy during World War II to the cat-and-mouse games played by U.S. and Soviet subs during the Cold War.

Sparrow Squadron

Author: Darius Jung
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ISBN: 9781775137146
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Sparrow Squadron is the true-to-life story of young women who flew fighter planes into combat for the Soviet Union in World War II. Told with a mix of humour and tragedy, this fast-paced adventure for young adults will shine a light on an overlooked episode of history.