Commando

  • Filename: commando.
  • ISBN: 9781613121818
  • Release Date: 2012-04-01
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Johnny Ramone
  • Publisher: Abrams



Raised in Queens, New York, Johnny Ramone founded one of the most influential rock bands of all time, but he never strayed from his blue-collar roots and attitude. He was truly imbued with the angry-young-man spirit that would characterize his persona both on and off stage. Through it all, Johnny kept the band focused and moving forward, ultimately securing their place in music history by inventing punk rock. The Ramones were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002—two years later, Johnny died of cancer, having outlived two other founding members. Revealing, inspiring, and told on his own terms, this highly designed memoir also features Johnny’s assessment of the Ramones’ albums; a number of eccentric Top Ten lists; rare historical artifacts; and scores of personal and professional photos, many of which have never before been published. Praise for Commando: “Amazing book . . . dense and throbbing with character—enough to bring this departed New York icon barking back to life.” —New York Daily News "Johnny's delightful, sadly posthumous autobiography, Commando, is just like its author—as punk as it gets." —Wall Street Journal “Ramone memoir reveals charming, grumpy punk icon.” —Reuters “There's no grand confessional to end Commando, just a nod of gratitude toward family, friends, and fans. Its characteristic succinctness rings genuine.” —Austin Chronicle

Commando

  • Filename: commando.
  • ISBN: 9781407007908
  • Release Date: 2008-10-14
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Chris Terrill
  • Publisher: Random House



Chris Terrill is a man in search of his limit. He's 55 years old. He is not a soldier. He is being trained by the Royal Marines and he is going to Afghanistan. The only difference is that instead of a gun, Chris will be holding a camera and filming the whole ordeal for a major TV series. The Royal Marines Commando training base in Lympstone Devon, has a famous motto: '99.9% need not apply'. Of those who start training, after a very tough selection process, nearly 50% fail to make it through the most gruelling physical tests of any armed forces in the world in an eight month training regime. The elite who do eventually pass out are generally eighteen years old and at the peak of physical condition. But Chris Terrill is the exception: this book will tell of his heroic struggle to become the oldest man to win the coveted Royal Marines Commando Green Beret and enter the record books. And after six months of hell, what next? Chris will follow the raw recruits on a tour to Southern Afghanistan. He will tell the story in book and film of the fears and hopes of the youngsters as they are plunged into one of the planet's most dangerous wars in the outlaw mountain terrain of Helmand Province. He will tell of ferocious battles against the Taliban, of firefights, of jaw-dropping heroism, British sang froid and humour and tragedy as causalities are suffered -- all from the unique perspective of a civilian who has achieved the ultimate accolade: to be accepted as an honorary Royal Marines Commando. Commando is a brilliant account of modern war on the front line.

Das Commando des Kropnrinzen von W rttemberg in den Feldz gen von 1814 und 1815 gegen Frankreich Neue Ausgabe besorgt zur Feier des Jubelfestes der 25j hrigen Regierung K nigs Wilhelm von W rttemberg

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  • ISBN: ONB:+Z207784000
  • Release Date: 1841
  • Number of pages: 198
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Commando

  • Filename: commando.
  • ISBN: 360850317X
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 162
  • Author: Johnny Ramone
  • Publisher:



Commando

  • Filename: commando.
  • ISBN: 1417925841
  • Release Date: 2005-05-01
  • Number of pages: 331
  • Author: Deneys Reitz
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing



1929. Deneys Reitz, who is now one of General Smuts's political lieutenants and a warm supporter of the British Commonwealth, fought through the South African War as our enemy. He enlisted on the outbreak of the war as a boy of seventeen and went through it to the bitter end. His father was President of the Orange Free State, and after peace was concluded he and his family went into exile. Later he returned to his own country; and later still fought in the Great War on the side of the Allies, first in West and South Africa, and then in France, where he was severely wounded, and where he came to command the First Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers. Commando abounds in interesting sidelights and portraits-Kruger, De Wet, Smuts, Kitchener. One of the most remarkable passages gives us a glimpse of the young Winston Churchill as prisoner of war in Pretoria. It is difficult to speak of this book in anything short of a string of superlatives. The spirit of it is magnificent; the uncomplaining courage of the boy-fighter rouses memories of all the stories down the ages about unrecking devotion to an ideal. And not one of them is a finer one than this.

3 Commando Helmand Assault

  • Filename: 3-commando-helmand-assault.
  • ISBN: 9781407063263
  • Release Date: 2010-09-30
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Ewen Southby-Tailyour
  • Publisher: Random House



When the Royal Marines Commandos returned to a chaotic Helmand in the winter of 2008, they realised that to stand any chance of success they would need to pursue an increasingly determined Taliban harder than ever before. This time they were going to hunt them down from the air. With the support of Chinooks, Apaches, Lynx, Sea Kings and Harriers, the Commandos became a deadly mobile unit, able to swoop at a moments notice into the most hostile territory. From huge operations like the gruelling Red Dagger, when 3 Commando Brigade fought in Somme-like mud to successfully clear the area around the capital of Helmand, Lashkar Gar, of encroaching enemy forces, to the daily acts of unsupported, close-quarters 360-degree combat and the breath-taking, rapid helicopter night assaults behind enemy lines - this was kind of battle that brought Commando qualities to the fore. As with the Sunday Times bestselling 3 Commando Brigade, ex-Marine Lieutenant Colonel Ewen Southby-Tailyour brings unparalleled access to the troops, a soldier's understanding of the conflict and a visceral sense of the combat experience. This is the real war in Afghanistan as told to him by a hand-picked band of young fellow marines as they encounter the daily rigours of life on the ground in the world's most intense war zone.

Star Wars Imperial Commando

  • Filename: star-wars-imperial-commando.
  • ISBN: 9783833235788
  • Release Date: 2017-08-20
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Karen Traviss
  • Publisher: Panini



Die Republic Commandos waren die legendäre Eliteeinheit der Klonarmee. Einige sind desertiert und nach Mandalore geflohen, wo sie sich mit Söldnern, abtrünnigen Klonsoldaten und untergetauchten Jedi zum Widerstand gegen das Imperium rüsten. Andere hingegen - darunter Soldaten der Delta und Omega Squad - dienen nun als Imperial Commandos und bilden eine Sondereinheit innerhalb Darth Vaders Leibgarde.

Skorzeny s Special Missions

  • Filename: skorzeny-s-special-missions.
  • ISBN: 9780760340349
  • Release Date: 2011-03-11
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Otto Skorzeny
  • Publisher: Zenith Imprint



Otto Skorzeny, Germany’s top commando in World War II, is the most famous man in the history of special forces. This book he tells the full story of the combat operations that made him a legend. When Mussolini was imprisoned in Italy in 1943, it was Skorzeny who successfully led the daring glider rescue. Skorzeny’s talents were brought into play again in 1944 when he was sent to Budapest to stop the Hungarian regent Admiral Horthy from signing a peace treaty with Stalin. Then dubbed the most dangerous man in Europe by the Allies, he took a critical role in the Ardennes offensive with a controversial plan to raise a brigade disguised as Americans with captured Sherman tanks. His captured colleagues spread a false rumor that he was planning to assassinate Eisenhower, who was consequently confined to his headquarters for weeks. Skorzeny’s memoirs vividly depict commando action and are a classic of special forces literature.

3 Commando Brigade

  • Filename: 3-commando-brigade.
  • ISBN: 9781407027616
  • Release Date: 2009-10-06
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Ewen Southby-Tailyour
  • Publisher: Random House



'The 3 Commando Brigade's six month deployment in Helmand Province was among the finest pieces of soldiering I have come across' General Sir Richard Dannett, Chief of General Staff In October 2006, the Royal Marine Commandos took up their six month tour of duty in war-torn Helmand Province, southern Afghanistan - the toughest and hottest war zone on earth. After the tactical retreat of their predecessors, the Paras, the Marines knew they would have to take a different approach to have any chance of success. So they took the war to the enemy. Roving and aggressive, the Commandos forced the insurgent Taliban on to the back foot. As a result, they were involved in daily fire fights of an intensity not encountered by British troops since North Korea. 3 Commando Brigade is a thrilling first-hand account of that dogged, heroic pursuit of the Taliban by the ordinary Marines, sailors and soldiers responsible. It is a story of valour, fortitude, supreme physical and mental fitness, and unrivalled professionalism under the most testing of circumstances. The account explodes from the first page with Operation Glacier, a graphic, no-holds-barred account of a Commando attack on a key Taliban base south of Garmsir - a battle that ends with the dramatic recovery of a Corporal's body from alongside the fort by Apache helicopters. From this opening salvo the action never lets up, offering a startlingly honest account of the war in Afghanistan as told by the junior officers, corporals and marines on the ground.

The Commando

  • Filename: the-commando.
  • ISBN: 9780733636509
  • Release Date: 2017-10-19
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Ben Mckelvey
  • Publisher: Hachette UK



On 22 June 2013, Corporal Cameron Baird was a 2nd Commando Regiment Special Forces soldier when he led his platoon into a known Taliban stronghold to back-up another Australian unit under heavy fire. In the pronged firefight, Cameron was mortally wounded. In 2014, Cameron's bravery and courage under fire saw him posthumously awarded the 100th Victoria Cross, our highest award possible for bravery in the presence of the enemy. Cameron Baird died how he lived - at the front, giving it his all, without any indecision. He will forever be remembered by his mates and the soldiers he served with in the 2nd Commando Regiment. THE COMMANDO reveals Cameron's life, from young boy and aspiring AFL player, who only missed out on being drafted because of injury, to exemplary soldier and leader. Cameron's story and that of 4RAR and 2nd Commando personifies the courage and character of the men and women who go to war and will show us the good man we have lost.

A Defense Manual of Commando Jiu Jitsu

  • Filename: a-defense-manual-of-commando-jiu-jitsu.
  • ISBN: 9781473381773
  • Release Date: 2013-04-16
  • Number of pages: 162
  • Author: Irvin Cahn
  • Publisher: Read Books Ltd



This book will ensure that any man or woman is properly equipped to defend themselves when unforeseen emergencies should arise. It will teach both men and women the Jiu Jitsu technique of defense under all conditions. It will provide expert lessons on how to practise safely and effectively in order for you to protect yourself and your loved ones.

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