Download E-books Easter Rising 1916: Birth of the Irish Republic (Campaign, Volume 180) PDF

By Michael McNally

While the outbreak of worldwide struggle I (1914-1918) delayed domestic rule for eire, a faction of Irish nationalists - the Irish Republican Brotherhood - made up our minds to take direct motion and infiltrated a couple of different nationalist and defense force outfits.

On Easter Monday 1916, while armed males seized key issues throughout Dublin, a uprising was once introduced from the stairs of the overall publish place of work (GPO) and Patrick Pearse proclaimed the lifestyles of an Irish Republic and the institution of a Provisional Government.

The British reaction used to be an army one and martial legislation was once declared all through eire. Over the following 5 days they drove the rebels again in violent road scuffling with until eventually the Provisional executive surrendered on April 29. principal Dublin was once left in ruins.
The leaders of the emerging have been attempted through courtroom martial: 15 of them have been summarily done and another 3,500 'sympathizers' imprisoned. even if nearly all of the Irish inhabitants used to be opposed to the uprising, the style of its suppression started to flip their heads in desire of these who might demand independence from Britain 'at any cost.'

Covering intimately this significant milestone within the ongoing Anglo-Irish fight, bestselling writer Michael McNally completely examines the politics and strategies hired, to supply a well-researched research of the roots and end result of this clash. additionally, the array of exact photos depicting this calamitous occasion support to carry to lifestyles one of many key episodes that formed Irish history.

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Download E-books No Surrender: My Thirty-Year War PDF

By Hiroo Onoda

Within the Spring of 1974, second Lt. Hiroo Onoda of the japanese military made global headlines whilst he emerged from the Philippine jungle after a thirty-year ordeal. Hunted in flip by means of American troops, the Philippine military and police, antagonistic islanders, and at last successive eastern seek events, Onoda had skillfully outmaneuvered all his pursuers, confident that international warfare II used to be nonetheless being fought and expecting the day while his fellow squaddies could go back effective. This first-person account of these years of evading seize and attempting to remain alive is stuffed with drama, rigidity, and excitement.

Readers find out about Onoda's youth, his education as an intelligence officer, and his ultimate task to the Philippine island of Lubang. while American forces take over the island, he retreats into the mountains and existence turns into a continuing conflict opposed to the weather in addition to the enemy. the outline of his selfless commitment to a reason permits us a unprecedented glimpse of the invincible spirit of the person, and his ingenuity in adapting to primitive atmosphere is a remark on man's resourcefulness. Even after the japanese forces quit or are killed, braveness and conviction permit him and his few comrades to proceed until eventually he on my own returns to civilization. A soldier who fought and survived the war's longest, loneliest conflict, Onoda grew to become a hero to his humans and his account of occasions, first released in Japan in 1974 and in English in 1975, has loved an approving viewers ever when you consider that. at the moment no different English variation is in print.

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Download E-books Nieuport 11/16 Bébé vs Fokker Eindecker: Western Front 1916 (Duel) PDF

The Nieuport eleven boasts an incredible position within the expertise race opposed to German airplane in global struggle I aerial struggle. it will definitely led Nieuport to provide the 1st aircraft flown in huge numbers in aerial wrestle by way of the United States.

The visual appeal in July 1915 of Germany's Fokker E I, armed with interrupter equipment that allowed its laptop gun to fireside ahead with no extraordinary the propeller, heralded a reign of terror over the Western entrance that the Allies referred to as the "Fokker Scourge". between numerous replacement skill for countering the Fokkers, till the Allies brought functional synchronisation mechanisms in their personal, used to be the French Nieuport - eleven a single-seat model of the Nieuport 10 sesquiplane ("one-and-a-half wing") mounting a Lewis computer gun above the higher wing, firing over the airscrew. Nicknamed the Bébé as a result of its relatively small measurement, the Nieuport eleven was once, notwithstanding much less strong than actual biplanes, more advantageous in constitution and performance to the German monoplane. in the course of 1916 the Nieuport eleven, and its extra strong yet more challenging to manage stablemate, the Nieuport sixteen, battled a succession of more desirable Fokkers, the E II, E III and E IV, till the Germans deserted the monoplane in favour of a brand new and lethal new release of biplane warring parties. nonetheless, the Bébé's early successes additionally motivated the Germans to undertake sesquiplane designs in their personal - such a lot particularly the Albatros D III and D V - whereas Nieuport additionally hung on to the sesquiplane layout longer than it may have. absolutely illustrated with specifically commissioned full-colour paintings, this can be the soaking up tale of the conflict among those leading edge combatants on the top of worldwide conflict I.

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Download E-books Tekken 5 Official Strategy Guide (Signature Series) PDF

By Joey Cuellar

BradyGames' Tekken five legitimate method Guide comprises the following:


  • EXCLUSIVE DOUBLE-SIDED TEKKEN five personality artwork POSTER!
  • FULL personality COVERAGE!
  • TOP 10 strikes for each FIGHTER!
  • MASSIVE combination STRINGS and masses MORE!


Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting Game

This product is available for sale in North America only.


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Download E-books Last Flight (Dragon Age, Book 5) PDF

By Liane Merciel

Return to Thedas, the surroundings of BioWare's award-winning Dragon Age darkish fable RPG, and realize what darkish, forgotten secrets and techniques lurk within the historical past of the mythical gray Wardens.

The gray Wardens are heroes throughout Thedas once more: The Archdemon has been defeated with relative ease and the scattered darkspawn are being pushed again underground. The Blight is over. Or so it seems.

Valya, a tender elven mage lately recruited into the Wardens, has been tasked with learning the historic checklist of past Blights to be able to achieve perception into newly stated, and annoying, darkspawn phenomena. Her learn into the Fourth Blight leads her to an encoded reference scrawled within the margins of an historical map, and to the hidden diary of Issenya, one of many final of the fabled griffon riders. because the darkish secrets and techniques buried in Isseyna's tale spread, Valya starts to question every thing she idea she knew in regards to the heroic gray Wardens...

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Download E-books Writing for Animation, Comics, and Games PDF

By Christy Marx

Writing for Animation, Comics, and video games explains the sensible points of constructing scripts for animation, comics, photograph novels, and machine video games. It info how one can create scripts which are within the correct structure, and persist with the predicted principles so you might positioned your most sensible foot ahead that will help you break-in to the exchange. This publication explains methods to writing for external storytelling (animation, games); interior/exterior storytelling (comics and photograph novels), in addition to issues for non-linear laptop video games within the shortest, pithiest, and reasonably-priced approach. the writer deals insider's recommendation on how one can current paintings as specialist, how one can meet points in time, how visible writing differs from prose, and the artwork of collaboration.

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Download E-books Alan Wake PDF

By Rick Burroughs

Welcome to shiny Falls-a likely idyllic small city within the Pacific Northwest.

The excellent position for Alan Wake, a bestselling crime novelist, and his spouse, Alice, to chill for a number of weeks. might be a moment honeymoon and the clean air will treatment Wake of his writer's block.

But whilst Alice is going lacking lower than mysterious situations, Wake's determined look for her leads him right into a hell merely he might imagine.

In the depths of within reach Cauldron Lake, a gloomy and malevolent presence has woke up from a protracted shut eye. it really is achieving out now, turning the townsfolk into senseless killers. Sheathed in shadows, weak in simple terms to mild, they're Taken.

Wake's trip will lead him to the very fringe of insanity, and deep in the darkish woods, he'll come face-to-face with a narrative he has no recollection of ever writing.

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Download E-books Glasslands (Halo: Kilo-Five Trilogy, Book 1) PDF

By Karen Traviss

The Covenant has collapsed after an extended, brutal conflict that observed billions slaughtered in the world and her colonies. For the 1st time in a long time, although, peace ultimately turns out attainable. yet notwithstanding the fighting's stopped, the struggle is way from over: it's simply long gone underground. The UNSC's feared and secretive place of work of Naval Intelligence recruits Kilo-Five, a staff of ODSTs, a Spartan, and a diabolical AI to speed up the Sangheili rebellion. in the meantime, the Arbiter, the defector became chief of a damaged Covenant, struggles to stave off civil struggle between his divided people.

Across the galaxy, a girl notion to have died on succeed in is de facto greatly alive. leader scientist Dr. Catherine Halsey broke each legislation within the booklet to create the Spartans, and now she's damaged a few extra to save lots of them. Marooned with leader Mendez and a Spartan workforce in a Forerunner slipspace bubble hidden within the destroyed planet Onyx, she reveals that the defend international has been guarding an historic secret—a treasure trove of Forerunner know-how that may switch every thing for the UNSC and mankind.

As Kilo-Five joins the search for Halsey, humanity's violent earlier starts to meet up with them all as disgruntled colony Venezia has been biding its time to strike at Earth, and its most deadly terrorist has an previous, painful hyperlink with either Halsey and Kilo-Five that may try out everyone's loyalty to the restrict.

Halo: Glasslands via Karen Traviss is exciting, action-packed technological know-how fiction that longtime Halo lovers and novices alike will get pleasure from.

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Download E-books The Gathering Storm (Resistance, Book 1) PDF

By William C. Dietz

Nice Britain. July 1951.

Three years in the past, Russia went darkish. not anything received in. not anything received out. the realm assumed it used to be political strife. however it was once the Chimera: voracious extraterrestrial invaders. And in December 1949, they burst around the Russian border and poured into Europe. The luckiest people died. the fewer lucky succumbed to an alien virus–and changed.
Within a yr, so much of Europe had fallen. in basic terms nice Britain, after suffering desperately, had stored the conquerors at bay. yet because the Chimera have been repelled, they have been evolving. construction. Planning.

America. November 1952.

The Chimera have crossed the Atlantic. Their lightning moves on American borders are devastating. towns are misplaced. Small cities overrun. electorate remodeled into monstrosities. input Lieutenant Nathan Hale, U.S. Ranger. A veteran of the Chimeran clash, he's uniquely resistant to the alien virus. And whilst typical troops can’t stem the Chimeran onslaught, Hale and his special-operations staff meet the threat head-on.

But whereas they conflict the relentless Chimera, lethal strength video games rage within the White apartment. And while Hale discovers a far-reaching conspiracy, one with lethal outcomes for the human race, his allegiance to nation and mankind is stretched to the verge of collapse.

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