The product of years of investigative reporting, interviews around the world, and the discovery of an astonishing array of classified information, Tiger Force is a masterpiece of journalism. Winners of the Pulitzer Prize for their Tiger Force reporting, Michael Sallah and Mitch Weiss have uncovered the last great secret of the Vietnam War.
"Amazing story, well told"
In 1940 Pearl Harbor had not yet happened, and America was not yet at war with Japan. But China had been trying to stave off Japanese aggression for three years - and was desperate for aircraft and trained combat pilots. General Chiang Kai-shek sent military aviation advisor Claire Chennault to Washington, where President Roosevelt was sympathetic but knew he could not intervene overtly. Instead he quietly helped Chennault put together a group of American volunteer pilots.
World War II began with a metallic roar as the German Blitzkrieg raced across Europe, spearheaded by the most dreaded weapon of the 20th century: the Panzer. No German tank better represents that thundering power than the infamous Tiger, and Otto Carius was one of the most successful commanders to ever take a Tiger into battle, destroying well over 150 enemy tanks during his incredible career.
"an interesting look a WWII."
Janik barely survived his last expedition to the dark continent of Xen'drik. But when he finds himself embroiled in a plot involving the Emerald Claw, the Church of the Silver Flame, and lost wonders of Xen'drik, his one hope at redemption is to return and face the horrors that once almost destroyed him.
Action, adventure, predators and peril - the first novel written and read by Bafta Award-winning Deadly Tv presenter and wildlife expert Steve Backshall about saving tigers. Saker is a member of the Clan. They're like brothers, but once you're a member you can never leave - ever. Each member has their own animal identity and tattoo, and each is an expert in jungle law, survival and the ways of animals in order to make them better spies, thieves or assassins.
Peter is interested in just three things: Dancing, finding a girlfriend, and hiding his raven soul. Peter is a raven warrior, an ancient race known for their assassination and fighting skills. Through secrecy and strict teaching, they've learned to cope with the modern world. When Peter meets Tamara, he knows she's different. Special. He doesn't learn until too late that she has secrets too. Tamara is a tiger warrior. And her kind are only interested in killing his kind.