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They are the Army's most elite top-secret strike force. But you
won't hear about their heroics on the news, no headlines about them
can appear in the papers, and no one--not even their families--can
know who they are. First Special Forces Operational
Detachment-D--Delta Force, America's supersecret counterterrorist
unit. On paper they do not exist, but without them, our lives
wouldn't be the same.
For kids who love airplanes, it doesn't get any more exciting than fighter jets! Young readers will be fascinated to learn about the different kinds of modern fighter jets, how they operate, and their purpose during wartimeto fight the enemy in the air and control the skies.
This title explains what it was like to be a British secret agent working behind enemy lines in France during World War II, describing the training, equipment, and techniques used by spies and the danger they faced during their missions.
- Front matter includes FAQs about the war's causes and a visual
timeline of the events leading up to each battle. Also includes a
visual spread that shows the strengths and capacities of the
opposing forces at the start of the battle
This title focuses on United States Coast Guard and gives information related to their origin, interesting facts, and modern influence. This hi-lo title is complete with action-packed and colorful photographs, simple text, glossary, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Fly! is an imprint of Abdo Zoom, a division of ABDO.
How did the forces that fought on the home front affect the outcome of the Second World War? This book explores the role of civilians during the Second World War, from the local heroes of the resistance movements to the factory workers, Home Guard and firefighters who offered vital support to national war efforts. Along the way, readers will discover the key battles, tactics and weapons that helped the Allies to victory.
The Fighting Forces of the Second World War is a must-read for all young military buffs, who enjoy poring over the tactics, uniforms, weapons, special equipment and much more of the heroic fighting forces who waged the Second World War. Key battles and notable events, told chronologically, provide a useful solid historical structure and offer key learning, while the single-topic approach allows easy comparison between the different sides.
A great series for readers aged 11 and up.
Find out about 12 of the biggest and most brutal battles in the history of the world, from Thermopylae in 480 BCE right the way through to Operation Desert Storm in 1991, taking in Cannae, Agincourt, Lepanto, the Siege of Yorktown, Trafalgar, Waterloo, Gettysburg, the Somme, the Battle of Britain and the Siege of Stalingrad. Explore the date and location of each battle, the opposing forces involved and the casualties resulting. A timeline on every spread gives the key dates from each battle, and what happened when. Additional background information to each conflict is also provided, including the Punic Wars, the Hundred Years' War, the American Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars, the American Civil War, World War 1, World War 2 and the first Gulf War. Take a look at the technology, tactics and weaponry involved in each battle, from the longbow at Agincourt and the galleasses at Lepanto to the trench warfare of the Somme and the stealth fighter jets of the Gulf War. Infographic elements present information in a simple and highly visual way. The perfect resource for project work on battles, warfare and military history, or simply a great leisure read, for children aged 9 and above. For more epic events, try reading the other titles in the Epic series: Animal Migrations, Empires and Explorers.
In this ground-breaking memoir set in Ramallah during the aftermath of the 1967 Six-Day War, lbtisam Barakat captures what it is like to be a child whose world is shattered by war. With candour and courage, she stitches together memories of her childhood: fear and confusion as bombs explode near her home; the harshness of life as a Palestinian refugee; her unexpected joy when she discovers Alef, the first letter of the Arabic alphabet. This is the beginning of her passionate connection to words, and as language becomes her refuge, allowing her to piece together the fragments of her world, it becomes her true home. Transcending the particulars of politics, this illuminating and timely book provides a telling glimpse into a little known culture that has become an increasingly important part of the puzzle of world peace.
The media is full of images and stories about the people of Syria and the suffering they have undergone in recent years. This book looks in detail at the history of the conflict, explains how it came about and the plight of the refugees, while emphasising the point of view of the people actually involved.
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