Ghost Fleet Book Summary : "A novel that reads like science fiction but bristles with rich detail about how the next World War could be fought." —Vice “A modern-day successor to tomes such as The Hunt for Red October from the late Tom Clancy.” –USA Today What Will World War III Look Like? Ghost Fleet is a page-turning imagining of a war set in the not-too-distant future. Navy captains battle through a modern-day Pearl Harbor; fighter pilots duel with stealthy drones; teenage hackers fight in digital playgrounds; Silicon Valley billionaires mobilize for cyber-war; and a serial killer carries out her own vendetta. Ultimately, victory will depend on who can best blend the lessons of the past with the weapons of the future. But what makes the story even more notable is that every trend and technology in book—no matter how sci-fi it may seem—is real. The debut novel by two leading experts on the cutting edge of national security, Ghost Fleet has drawn praise as a new kind of technothriller while also becoming the new “must-read” for military leaders around the world. “A wild book, a real page-turner.”—The Economist “Ghost Fleet is a thrilling trip through a terrifyingly plausible tomorrow. This is not just an excellent book, but an excellent book by those who know what they are talking about. Prepare to lose some sleep.”—D. B. Weiss, writer of HBO’s Game of Thrones “It’s exciting, but it’s terrifying at the same time.”—General Robert Neller, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps
Ghost Fleet Book Summary : When war breaks out, the Laughing Owl is sent on a mission to discover, if they can, the system of origin of their mysterious rolling adversary. Dying of boredom while waiting for something to happen, Captain Nicholas Steele and Astrogator Cai are not as discreet about their relationship as they should be and soon the whole ship knows. Certain to face the Guild's wrath for their actions and dealing with a foe that has turned out to be tougher than they expected, will the pair manage to fly clear of their adversaries long enough to find a solution to the problems besetting them?
Ghost Fleet Book Summary : Deserted homes and crumbling concrete bunkers that remain on the atoll itself, the ghost fleet of Operation Crossroads is an archaeological legacy from the beginning of the atomic age.
The Ghost Fleet Book Summary : "For the world's most valuable, dangerous, or secretive cargo, you don't call just any trucking service... you call the Ghost Fleet. One of the world's most elite truckers takes a forbidden peek at his payload and uncovers a conspiracy that will change him forever!"--
Ghost Fleet Awakened Book Summary : Chronicles the history and archaeological study of Lake George, New York’s sunken bateaux of 1758. In Ghost Fleet Awakened, Joseph W. Zarzynski reveals the untold story of a little-recognized sunken fleet of British warships, bateaux, from the French and Indian War (1755–1763). The story begins more than 250 years ago, when bateaux first plied the waters of Lake George, New York. Zarzynski enlightens readers with a history of these utilitarian vessels, considered the most important vessels that transported armies during eighteenth-century wars in North America, and includes their origins and uses. By infusing the book with underwater archaeology doctrine, Zarzynski shows the nautical significance of these colonial craft. In the autumn of 1758, the British command at Lake George made a daring decision to deliberately sink two floating batteries (radeaux), some row galleys and whaleboats, a sloop, and 260 bateaux, thereby placing the warships into wet storage and protecting them from marauding French during the coming winter. In 1759, many submerged boats were raised but some were not. Then, in 1960, two divers rediscovered several sunken bateaux, dubbed the “Ghost Fleet.” These shipwrecks were the focus of underwater archaeological investigations that provided archaeologists with opportunities to gain unprecedented insight into eighteenth-century lifeways. Zarzynski explores and explains shipwreck preservation techniques, the creation of shipwreck parks for scuba enthusiasts, and the many multifaceted programs developed by the nonprofit organization Bateaux Below to help protect these finite cultural treasures. “Zarzynski offers fascinating new research on bateau shipwrecks through the use of manuscripts, period newspaper accounts, and interviews. It is an outstanding piece of research, explaining the chronological history of cultural resource preservation. No other book provides this level of documentation on the role of bateaux during the wars of the eighteenth century.” — Russell P. Bellico, author of Empires in the Mountains: French and Indian War Campaigns in Forts in the Lake Champlain, Lake George, and Hudson River Corridor “This is a major contribution to the field of American history, New York State history, underwater archaeology, and cultural resource management. There is no equivalent book that documents this story.” — Timothy J. Runyan, editor of Ships, Seafaring and Society: Essays in Maritime History
Ghost Fleet Book Summary : The next instalment in the saga of the S.C. Defiant and the Ghost Fleet.After the fleet lifts off from Earth on it's next mission many light years away from home, can they survive the ongoing mission of unknown years in duration?Can they return to Earth safely if the mission succeeds?
The Ghost Fleet: The Whole Goddamned Thing Book Summary : For the world's most valuable, dangerous, or secretive cargo, you don't call just any trucking service...you call THE GHOST FLEET. When one of the world's most elite combat-trained truckers takes a forbidden peek at his payload, he uncovers a conspiracy that will change his life, and the world, forever! The critically acclaimed eight-issue miniseries is collected for the very first time in one deluxe, over-the-top volume from DONNY CATES (GOD COUNTRY, REDNECK) and the incredible DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON (EXTREMITY). Collects THE GHOST FLEET #1-8
|Author||: Donald G. Shomette|
|Publisher||: Cornell Maritime Press/Tidewater Publishers|
|Release Date||: 1996|
|Pages||: 390 pages|
Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay and Other Tales of the Lost Chesapeake Book Summary : New Jersey, a steamship that sank in the waters of the Chesapeake in 1870, is the subject of the first part of this absorbing narrative. The wreck became the scene of large-scale relic hunting, but also of cutting-edge technology. Events surrounding the exploration of the wreck were instrumental in the creation of the first state-sponsored underwater archaeology agency in Maryland.
The Tide Book Summary : Book 7 in Anthony J Melchiorri's The Tide series. Even the oceans are no longer safe from the scourge of the biological weapon known as the Oni Agent. Governments struggle to stand under the weight of civilization's collapse. Some remnants of human society have risen from the ashes. But the radical military organization responsible for the Agent has developed a new weapon more terrifying than their last. Rumors spread that a ghost fleet of ships have been commandeered to deliver the killing blow that will destroy any hope of humanity's resurrection. Captain Dominic Holland and his group of covert operatives are charged with uncovering the whereabouts of the fleet and stopping them before they reach land. On a mission that takes them around the crumbling strongholds of Europe, they uncover a plot more sinister than they could have possibly imagined. With few resources and little time, Dom and his Hunters put their lives on the line to save the world from utter destruction. But even that may not be enough
|Author||: William H. Stewart|
|Release Date||: 1985|
|Pages||: 132 pages|
Ghost Fleet of the Truk Lagoon, Japanese Mandated Islands Book Summary :
Burn-In Book Summary : An FBI agent hunts a new kind of terrorist through a Washington, DC, of the future in this groundbreaking book - at once a gripping technothriller and a fact-based tour of tomorrow America is on the brink of a revolution, one both technological and political. The science fiction of AI and robotics has finally come true, but millions are angry and fearful that the future has left them behind. After narrowly stopping a bombing at Washington’s Union Station, FBI Special Agent Lara Keegan receives a new assignment: to field-test an advanced police robot. As a series of shocking catastrophes unfolds, the two find themselves investigating a conspiracy whose mastermind is using cutting-edge tech to rip the nation apart. To stop this new breed of terrorist, their only hope is to forge a new type of partnership. Burn-In is especially chilling because it is something more than a pulse-pounding read: every tech, trend, and scene is drawn from real world research on the ways that our politics, our economy, and even our family lives will soon be transformed. Blending a techno-thriller’s excitement with nonfiction’s insight, Singer and Cole illuminate the darkest corners of the world soon to come.
The Devils' Ghost Fleet. Book Summary : The Devil's Ghost Fleet.Because of the first instant birth of the Gods and their subsequent mutation and amalgamations, some became rulers of darkness, while others of light. Eventually, creation capped evolution by the introduction of the vicegerents of the land, humans, such that conflicts of interest and disputes ensued as they evolved along sides their Lords. Therefore, a class of archangels was charged with disciplining and taming the people.While the Creator cared for the Cosmos, his angels ferried between Heaven and Earth. Some made contact with the ordinary whom they taught vice and magic, others with choice prophets and messengers to whom they brought the word.Ever since those contests continued to shape Man and the world across destiny. Thus, wars became the means by ways of which the planet developed, where humans are the harvest and the Devils the reapers.Nonetheless, however, Christ is his own Anti, because it was He who wrote mercy upon himself and his subjects when He decided to evolve clemency and passion through them. Yet the Adam Family had to be coaxed into mastering their own fate and reality. As such, nothing could have made more sense than for God to partition his soul, hence His Anti who coerces people into action. But for him to do so, He had to erupt wars throughout history; the wars of the antichrist.Meanwhile, the Shiva and Vishnu who command the Ghost Fleet invade the nations of the world, one by one. Jannes and Jambres continue to comfort Aroot and Afoot and assist the Antichrist in their conquests. Eventually, Satan enters the world in the flesh and provokes the Armageddon, but that is when Jesus leads the Muslim Armies in defeating him before the invasion of the Gog and Magog, Israel at the ends of times.
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Shipwrecks of Lake Erie Book Summary : The great lakes have seen many ships meet their end, but none so much as Lake Erie. As the shallowest of the Great Lakes, Lake Erie is prone to sudden waves and wildly shifting sandbars. The steamer Atlantic succumbed to these conditions when, in 1852, a late night collision brought 68 of its weary immigrant passengers to watery graves. The 1916 Black Friday Storm sank four ships -- including the "unsinkable" James B. Colgate -- in the course of its 20-hour tantrum over the lake. In 1954, a difficult fishing season sent the Richard R into troubled waters in the hopes of catching a few more fish. One of the lake's sudden storms drowned the boat and three man crew. At just 50 miles wide and 200 miles long, Lake Erie has claimed more ships per square mile than any other body of freshwater. Author David Frew dives deep to discover the mysteries of some of Lake Erie's most notorious wrecks.