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Old 27 December 2013, 02:44
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Not mil related but some here may be interested.

L.A. Secret Police. Inside the LAPD Elite Spy Network

4.4 out of 5 stars

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L.A. Secret Police. Inside the LAPD Elite Spy Network is a New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller. This incredible non-fiction book rips the lid off the LAPD and exposes the reader to its dark underbelly of corruption during the reign of Chief Daryl Gates. L.A. cops ruined lives and reputations, inflicted mindless brutality, committed murder and engaged in massive cover-ups. In Los Angeles, police corruption was much more than unmarked envelopes stuffed with cash. It was a total corruption of power. For decades LAPD engaged in massive illegal spying and lied about it. Its spying targets included politicians, movie stars, professional athletes, news reporters and anyone wielding power or those of interest to Daryl Gates. Incredibly, the spying targets included a Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, a Secretary of Defense, a current Governor and the President of the United States. It all happened in Los Angeles.

Detective Rothmiller is the modern-day Frank Serpico; he exposed the tentacles of corruption which reached to the highest levels within the LAPD and Washington D.C. It wasn’t long after that an assassin attempted to take his life. It was apparent to many that powerful forces wanted him silenced. Incredibly, in this book Detective Rothmiller names names! See why this book changed the LAPD and is required reading at many universities. As former Assistant United States Attorney Marvin Rudnick said, “Rothmiller was in a position to know. He did very sensitive work.”
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Old 11 January 2014, 23:13
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https://www.bookbub.com/

Sign up for it and it sends you emails on free/reduced priced books for multiple Ereading devices......
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Old 12 January 2014, 09:37
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https://www.bookbub.com/

Sign up for it and it sends you emails on free/reduced priced books for multiple Ereading devices......
Its odd that in the category list, they include historical fiction but not history.
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Old 12 January 2014, 22:57
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Its odd that in the category list, they include historical fiction but not history.
I know.... as it had me scratching my head when I was filling things out...

I got the first email from them today, so if anyone signs up for it, I can say that you can easily opt out but the click of a button at the bottom of the page if you want it to go away....
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Old 19 January 2014, 20:51
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Great thread! I downloaded several. Thanks.
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Old 8 February 2014, 21:39
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I am 50% through "Eyes of the Hammer" and at first I was a bit hesitant but now halfway through this book is a pretty good read.
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Old 18 May 2014, 12:48
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Have not seen anything .mil related in a long time....

Combat and Other Shenanigans: Tales of the Absurd from a Deployment to Iraq


4.5 out of 5 stars

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War is hell…but sometimes it’s also funny as hell.
Combat and Other Shenanigans is Lieutenant Piers Platt’s firsthand account of his year as a cavalry platoon leader in Iraq. Wry, action-packed, and poignant, Combat and Other Shenanigans is the absurd-but-true story of the antics the world’s finest soldiers get up to when no one high-ranking is watching.
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Old 17 October 2014, 18:53
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Currently showing free on Kindle:

http://www.amazon.com/Lost-Shangri--...586155&sr=1-14

Lost in Shangri-La

Fantastic book about a true but little known airplane crash and CSAR mission in Papua New Guinea at the close of WWII.
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Old 7 November 2019, 14:12
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Not free, but on sale today for $2.99.

Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force

Looking forward to this one. Has great reviews.
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Old 7 November 2019, 16:26
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Within the last two months I have noticed that they have placed almost the whole Stackpole Military History series on Kindle for free.

I have bought almost the whole series especially the books on
Vietnam and the German Military.

Also for our members who have a taste for Westerns, they have put a large selection of William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone book on there as well.
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Currently showing free on Kindle:

http://www.amazon.com/Lost-Shangri--...586155&sr=1-14

Lost in Shangri-La

Fantastic book about a true but little known airplane crash and CSAR mission in Papua New Guinea at the close of WWII.
Not any more. Back up to $11.49
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Old 12 November 2019, 15:08
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Not any more. Back up to $11.49
Yeah Kindle book deals tend to only last a few days to a month before returning to regular pricing.
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