Summary Book Review Under Fire by Margaret McLean:
Download or read book Under Fire written by Margaret McLean and published by Forge Books. This book was released on 2011-06-21 with total page 400 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A Boston firefighter is shot and killed in the line of duty while rescuing Amina Diallo and her fifteen-year-old son, Malick, from their burning store. Diallo, a Senegalese Muslim immigrant, is arrested for arson and murder, and will likely be convicted in record time. Attorneys Sarah Lynch and Buddy Clancy face more than racial and religious prejudice in this impossible courtroom battle. Diallo is targeted by a gunman in open court, a key defense witness is attacked, and documents are stolen. Someone is trying to stop Sarah and Clancy from winning the case. They must find out who and why. A dangerous pursuit of the truth becomes Amina's only chance in Margaret McLean's Under Fire. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Download or read book Under Fire written by Rita Henuber and published by Harlequin. This book was released on 2011-08-22 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Coast Guard helicopter pilot Olivia Carver is on a very personal mission. Her twin brother, an undercover officer, was murdered by a drug cartel and she won't stop until she finds the man responsible for his death. In the course of her own investigation, Olivia meets informant Rico Cortes. He's mysterious and sexy and despite her reservations, the two share a night of passion. But Rico turns out to be more than a one-night stand. He's a DEA agent, deep undercover in Miami's drug world, and possibly the one man who can help Olivia find the justice she seeks. When Rico realizes his cover is blown, he isn't sure whether it was someone in the cartel or an inside agent. Olivia is the only one he can trust and together they venture on a dangerous, rogue mission to infiltrate a drug lord's inner circle…with Olivia as bait. 86,000 words
Author :Lt. General David Barno Publisher :Oxford University Press Release Date :2020-08-17 ISBN 10 :9780190672072 Pages :441 pages File Format : PDF, EPUB, TEXT, KINDLE or MOBI Rating :4.7/5 (27 users download)
Summary Book Review Adaptation under Fire by Lt. General David Barno:
Download or read book Adaptation under Fire written by Lt. General David Barno and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2020-08-17 with total page 441 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A critical look into how and why the U.S. military needs to become more adaptable. Every military must prepare for future wars despite not really knowing the shape such wars will ultimately take. As former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates once noted: "We have a perfect record in predicting the next war. We have never once gotten it right." In the face of such great uncertainty, militaries must be able to adapt rapidly in order to win. Adaptation under Fire identifies the characteristics that make militaries more adaptable, illustrated through historical examples and the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Authors David Barno and Nora Bensahel argue that militaries facing unknown future conflicts must nevertheless make choices about the type of doctrine that their units will use, the weapons and equipment they will purchase, and the kind of leaders they will select and develop to guide the force to victory. Yet after a war begins, many of these choices will prove flawed in the unpredictable crucible of the battlefield. For a U.S. military facing diverse global threats, its ability to adapt quickly and effectively to those unforeseen circumstances may spell the difference between victory and defeat. Barno and Bensahel start by providing a framework for understanding adaptation and include historical cases of success and failure. Next, they examine U.S. military adaptation during the nation's recent wars, and explain why certain forms of adaptation have proven problematic. In the final section, Barno and Bensahel conclude that the U.S. military must become much more adaptable in order to address the fast-changing security challenges of the future, and they offer recommendations on how to do so before it is too late.
Summary Book Review Communities under Fire by Alex Dowdall:
Download or read book Communities under Fire written by Alex Dowdall and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2020-04-22 with total page 319 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Between 1914 and 1918, the Western Front passed through some of Europe's most populated and industrialised regions. Large towns including Nancy, Reims, Arras, and Lens lay at the heart of the battlefield. Their civilian inhabitants endured artillery bombardment, military occupation, and material hardship. Many fled for the safety of the French interior, but others lived under fire for much of the war, ensuring the Western Front remained a joint civil-military space. Communities under Fire explores the wartime experiences of civilians on both sides of the Western Front, and uncovers how urban communities responded to the dramatic impact of industrialized war. It discusses how war shaped civilians' personal and collective identities, and explores how the experiences of military violence, occupation, and forced displacement structured the attitudes of civilians at the front towards the rest of the nation. Drawing on a vast array of archival sources, letters, diaries, and newspapers in English, French, and German, it reveals the history of the Western Front from the perspective of its civilian inhabitants. From Leningrad to Warsaw, Hamburg, and, more recently, Sarajevo and Donetsk, urban violence has remained a feature of warfare in Europe, turning cities into battlefields. On each occasion, civilian populations were at the heart of military operations, and forced to adapt to life in a warzone. This was also the case between 1914 and 1918, despite the myth that the First World War was predominantly a soldiers' war. The civilian inhabitants of the Western Front were among the first to suffer the full impact of modern, industrialized war in an urban setting. Communities under Fire explains the multiple ways by which these urban residents responded to, were changed by, succumbed to, or survived the enormous pressures of life in a warzone.
Summary Book Review Jesus Under Fire by Zondervan,:
Download or read book Jesus Under Fire written by Zondervan, and published by Zondervan Academic. This book was released on 2010-12-21 with total page 255 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Who is Jesus? What did he do? What did he say? -Are the traditional answer to these questions still to be trusted? - Did the early church and tradition "Christianize" Jesus? - Was Christianity built on clever conceptions of the church, or on the character and actions of an actual person? These and similar questions have come under scrutiny by a forum of biblical scholars called the Jesus Seminar. Their conclusions have been widely publicized in magazines such as Time and Newsweek. Jesus Under Fire challenges the methodology and findings of the Jesus Seminar, which generally clash with the biblical records. It examines the authenticity of the words, actions, miracles, and resurrection of Jesus, and presents compelling evidence for the traditional biblical teachings. Combining accessibility with scholarly depth, Jesus Under Fire helps readers judge for themselves whether the Jesus of the Bible is the Jesus of history, and whether the gospels' claim is valid that he is the only way to God.
Summary Book Review Faith Under Fire by Andrew White:
Download or read book Faith Under Fire written by Andrew White and published by Monarch Books. This book was released on 2011 with total page 141 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: As the minister of St George's Anglican Church, Baghdad, Andrew White encounters daily tragedy, yet he remains a man of profound faith. Under constant threat of death, shadowed by bodyguards, he builds and encourages and loves and consoles his beleaguered congregation. In this candid book he squarely answers the questions that his circumstances force into the open. What happened to his faith, for example, when a young girl in his congregation died, after much hope and prayer? He is trusted by all sides in this tormented region, and has met the best and worst: articulate, agreeable imams and rabbis; Christian venality and dishonesty. What has kept him willing to see the best?
Summary Book Review Heiress Under Fire by Jennifer Morey:
Download or read book Heiress Under Fire written by Jennifer Morey and published by Harlequin. This book was released on 2009-09-01 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Though heiress Farren Gage exuded a sensuous femininity that made him ache, Elam Rhule didn't need another notch on his belt. He had to eliminate a target and prevent a terrorist attack. Besides, he couldn't fall for another delicate beauty. Farren was wrong for him. Completely wrong. Farren hadn't traveled to Turkey to find love. She'd come to discover why some foreigner wanted the millions she'd just inherited. So getting involved with an on-the-go sniper who operated outside the law was out of the question, right? Wrong. As their mission heated up so did their desire, and it looked as though two wrongs might just make the most perfect right….
Summary Book Review Gently Under Fire by Alan Hunter:
Download or read book Gently Under Fire written by Alan Hunter and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2014-03-06 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Trouble seems to follow Chief Superintendent George Gently even on a French vacation. While day-dreaming by the quaint old harbour in Honfleur, violence strikes. First he is thrown into the water, then shortly afterwards someone tries to shoot him, narrowly missing him on two occasions. Gently is mystified, as are the Honfleur police. He knows of no enemies, French or English, or of any reason why anyone should be after him. Local police think he may have upset the plans of a thief stalking the Antiques Fair just opening in Honfleur, but senior officials from Paris have a much graver theory. In company with the charming Gabrielle Orbec - who may or may not be an accomplice of Gently's attacker - Gently plays the role of decoy. Apparently just a sightseer on the beaches of Normandy and in the sunlit, cobbled market squares, Gently, with the French Surete close behind, lays a trap for a very much wanted man.
Summary Book Review America's Political Class Under Fire by David A. Horowitz:
Download or read book America's Political Class Under Fire written by David A. Horowitz and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2013-12-02 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Summary Book Review Under Fire with ARVN Infantry by Bob Worthington:
Download or read book Under Fire with ARVN Infantry written by Bob Worthington and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2018-10-10 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From 1945 to 1973, more than 100,000 members of the U.S. military were advisors in Vietnam. Of these, 66,399 were combat advisors. Eleven were awarded the Medal of Honor, 378 were killed and 1393 were wounded. Combat advisors lived and fought with South Vietnamese combat units, advising on tactics and weapons and liaising with local U.S. military support. Bob Worthington's first tour (1966-1967) began with training at the Army Special Warfare School in unconventional warfare, Vietnamese culture and customs, advisor responsibilities and Vietnamese language. Once in-country, he acted as senior advisor to infantry defense forces and then an infantry mobile rapid reaction force. Worthington worked alongside ARVN forces, staging operations against Vietcong and North Vietnamese Army units, and coordinated actions with the U.S. Marines. He describes a night helicopter assault by a 320-man ARVN battalion against a 1,200-man NVA regiment. On another night, the Vietcong ceased fire while Worthington arranged a Marine helicopter to medevac a wounded baby.
Summary Book Review Twenty-Two Months Under Fire [Illustrated Edition] by Brig.-General Henry Page Croft C.M.G. M.P.:
Download or read book Twenty-Two Months Under Fire [Illustrated Edition] written by Brig.-General Henry Page Croft C.M.G. M.P. and published by Pickle Partners Publishing. This book was released on 2015-11-06 with total page 428 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Includes the First World War Illustrations Pack – 73 battle plans and diagrams and 198 photos “Reminiscences of a TA officer of the 1st Hertfordshire who served 22 months in France as company and battalion commander and finally brigade commander. When war broke out the author, a TA major, was commanding C Company of the 1st Battalion the Hertfordshire Regiment, a TA regiment. In January 1915 he succeeded to command of the battalion and in February 1916 he was appointed commander of the 68th Brigade, a position he held for the next six months, one of the few TA officers to have command of a brigade. So this story is of one who saw active service on the Western Front as a company, battalion and brigade commander in the space of twenty-two months. He was also MP for Christchurch from 1910 to 1918 and Bournemouth from 1918 to 1940 in which year he was created Baron of Bournemouth. The battalion landed in France on 6 November 1914 and a fortnight later joined the 4th Guards Brigade in 2nd Division and stayed with it till the Guards Division was formed in August 1915, when it was transferred to the 6th Brigade, still in 2nd Division. The time spent with the Guards Brigade had rubbed off on the battalion — the author refers to them as the ‘Herts Guards’, perhaps with a touch of self-importance. There was plenty of action during this first year described in a series of short chapters, culminating in Croft’s last action as a CO, the Battle of Loos; four months later he took over 68th Brigade in 23rd Division and the second part of the book is an account of this command.”-Print ed.
Summary Book Review Peter Singer Under Fire by Jeffrey A. Schaler:
Download or read book Peter Singer Under Fire written by Jeffrey A. Schaler and published by Open Court Publishing. This book was released on 2009 with total page 600 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Peter Singer, the best-known and most controversial ethicist of our day, has done more than anyone else to make philosophical ethics relevant to the troubling moral issues that concern ordinary people and policy-makers." "Singer's views on such topics as world hunger, abortion, infanticide, the sanctity of life, and our treatment of animals have often aroused fierce opposition from political and religious leaders. Singer was subjected to violent attacks during his visits to Germany in 1989-1991, and his appointment to a chair in bioethics at Princeton University led to noisy protests and threats of boycott." "Peter Singer Under Fire includes Singer's intellectual autobiography, in which he relates the events of his life and tells how he arrived at his contentious views, followed by fifteen essays from prominent critics of Singer (not all philosophers or academics), to each one of which Singer gives a careful and clear reply."--BOOK JACKET.
Summary Book Review Fit to be Frisked & Mr. Cool Under Fire by Carol Finch:
Download or read book Fit to be Frisked & Mr. Cool Under Fire written by Carol Finch and published by Harlequin. This book was released on 2014-11-15 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Meet the Bachelors of Hoot's Roost, Oklahoma, where love comes sweepin' down the plain! Fit to Be Frisked by Carol Finch Take your best shot! Cowboy Vance Ryder is footloose and fancy-free—until he plays a prank on gorgeous rookie cop Miranda Jackson. She fines him for his stupidity, but the police chief hits the roof and sentences both of them to a week in each other's company. Miranda doesn't want to be attracted to fun-loving Vance. But it isn't long before she's practically arresting him for theft—he's stolen her heart! Mr. Cool Under Fire by Carol Finch Under siege! Gage Ryder, confirmed bachelor and mystery man, takes on a temporary assignment as a bodyguard. But Mr. Cool Under Fire is definitely rattled when he meets his client—the feisty and playful Mackenzie Shafer must pose as his wife! She's more temptation than Gage can handle. How can he save Mackenzie from the bad guys when he can't protect himself from her sexy charm?
Summary Book Review Grace Under Fire by Lawrence Scanlan:
Download or read book Grace Under Fire written by Lawrence Scanlan and published by Penguin Books Canada. This book was released on 2002 with total page 308 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review Production Under Fire by Spencer Freeman:
Download or read book Production Under Fire written by Spencer Freeman and published by . This book was released on 1967 with total page 242 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Den Engelske "Emergency Services Organisation" med Freeman i spidsen og hans vedligeholdelse af krigsmaterielproduktionen/industri under den 2. Verdenskrig. 11.000 af 30.000 fabrikker blev krigsskadede.