Armies of the Adowa Campaign 1896

In the late 19th century, the new nation-state of Italy was eager to join her European neighbours in creating an international empire, and her eyes turned toward Africa as a source of potential colonies. Securing a foothold in Eritrea on the Red Sea coast, the Italians quickly became embroiled in a shooting war with the Ethiopians. The war proved a disaster for the Italians, who suffered three major defeats against the forces of Emperor...

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Christmas Truce

Christmas 1914 In the cold, muddy trenches of the Western Front, there is a strange silence. As a crack English trench raiding team enjoy their first day of peace in months, they call out holiday greetings to the men on the German line. Soon both sides are fraternizing in No Man’s Land. But when the English recognize some enemy raiders who only a few days before launched a deadly attack on their position, can they keep the peace through...

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Outlaw Tales of Missouri

Sean McLachlan is a former archaeologist who worked for many years on excavations in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. Now a full-time writer, he specializes in history and adventure travel. In 2013 he won the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for his Iraq reportage.He's the author of numerous history books and A FINE LIKENESS, a historical novel with a dash of paranormal set in Civil War Missouri. It interweaves many...

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The Scavenger

In a world shattered by war, pollution, and disease, a lone scavenger discovers a priceless relic from the Old Times. The problem is, it's stuck in the middle of the worst wasteland he knows--a contaminated city inhabited by insane chem addicts and vengeful villagers. Only his wits, his gun, and an unlikely ally can get him out alive. Set in the Toxic World series introduced in the novel Radio Hope, this 10,000-word story explores more...

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The Trench Warfare of World War I

*Includes pictures *Includes accounts of fighting written by soldiers *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents “God would never be cruel enough to create a cyclone as terrible as that Argonne battle. Only man would ever think of doing an awful thing like that. It looked like ‘the abomination of desolation’ must look like. And all through the long night those big guns flashed and growled just...

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It Happened in Missouri

Sean McLachlan is a former archaeologist who worked for many years on excavations in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. Now a full-time writer, he specializes in history and adventure travel. In 2013 he won the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for his Iraq reportage.He's the author of numerous history books and A FINE LIKENESS, a historical novel with a dash of paranormal set in Civil War Missouri. It interweaves many...

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