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Slap Shot!! Yesterday's Great Hockey Heroes By Ross R. Olney
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Hockey is a hard-hitting, beautiful, bloody, exciting, bruising,stunning game and at the top level it is a ballet. Very few of the thousands of young players who dream of it ever make it to the... More > National Hockey League, and then very few of them become super stars, the best in the business, in the history of the sport. Most of these dynamic players are retired or gone now, but their spirit lives on with the teams where they played and in the rinks where they skated. In most of those rinks, their names are displayed high up in the rafters, and most of them have their names engraved on one of the rings of the famous Stanley Cup. This book tells of their lives, their love of their game, and where they are now.< Less
SLAP SHOT!! Yesterday's Great Hockey Heroes By Ross R. Olney
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Hockey is a hard-hitting, beautiful, bloody, exciting, bruising,stunning game and at the top level it is a ballet. Very few of the thousands of young players who dream of it ever make it to the... More > National Hockey League, and then very few of them become super stars, the best in the business, in the history of the sport. Most of these dynamic players are retired or gone now, but their spirit lives on with the teams where they played and in the rinks where they skated. In most of those rinks, their names are displayed high up in the rafters, and most of them have their names engraved on one of the rings of the famous Stanley Cup. This book tells of their lives, their love of their game, and where they are now.< Less
SLAP SHOT!! Yesterday's Great Hockey Heroes By Ross R. Olney
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Pro hockey games are exciting, beautiful, ugly, graceful, bone breaking, frantic, bloody, sometimes like a ballet and always unpredictable. A losing team wins. A Stanley Cup team loses. A star player... More > misses a key goal. A rookie wins with an amazing shot. In SLAP SHOT!! twelve of the best, most famous players ever in the game are discussed. Some are now gone, some are still living, all are retired but many are still involved in the great game they love, a game loved by more and more millions of fans throughout the world. (Cover photo by author)< Less
Shudders! By Ross R. Olney
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Ten past masters of writing ghost stories are featured in this collection of horror stories. Edited by well known author Ross R. Olney.
Great Prisoner of War Escapes By Ross R. Olney
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It was the duty of every captured prisoner of war to attempt to escape. Escaping meant the enemy had to tie up time and manpower to recapture the escapee. This meant that even as a prisoner of war,... More > you still had a chance to effect the outcome. You were, in fact, still in the battle. If you were recaptured you generally suffered a few days in the "cooler," in solitary confinement. Until Adolph Hitler sent down orders to execute escaped prisoners who have been recaptured, escaping was a battle of wits. Usually you lost and were returned to prison. Sometimes you died. But occasionally you made it all the way home. The stories in this book are about prisoners who refused to stop trying, who became thorns in the side of their enemy. This book, dedicated to them, tells their story.< Less
They Said It Couldn't Be Done By Ross R. Olney
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Although some of them have been surpassed, these were the first great construction marvels. Other engineers, experts, people from every walk of life, said these projects would be impossible, doomed... More > to failure. The planned Empire State Building would simply sink into the ground. The great Hoover Dam would crack and drown millions of people, the Gateway Arch would never stand up, the Holland Tunnel would almost certainly flood and drown thousands, the roof of the Astrodome would collapse, and on and on. The builders who created these mighty memorials were certain their projects would stand for generations, for centuries. These are the stories of the brave, brilliant men who created these construction miracles. They are all still standing, still serving man. Into the distant future it is very likely that people will marvel at the great faces on Mount Rushmore, and wonder how such a backward society could create such a memorial even if they don't know who these faces are.< Less
Great Prisoner of War Escapes By Ross R. Olney
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Every soldier, if he or she is captured, knows it is their duty to try to escape. Although not all prisoners of war do try to escape, those who do know that they are still in the battle because they... More > are forcing the enemy to use extra troops and time to try to recapture them. In every war, there are then a few POW's who make a dangerous crusade out of escaping. They are driven to escape. They are desperate to return to action. This book is about some of the prisoners who were the most enthusiastic about doing their duty. Their duty was to escape. This book is dedicated to them.< Less
Great Prisoner of War Escapes By Ross R. Olney
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In every war it is the duty of prisoners who have been captured by the enemy to attempt to escape. When a prisoner escapes from a prisoner of war camp, the guards and the army must spend extra time... More > and man power to recapture them. This helps the prisoners cause, even though he is no longer in battle action. In this book, the story of some of the "incorrigble" prisoners from several wars and several nationalities are featured. These prisoners wouldn't stop trying to escape, except for one unusual case. They planned and planned and worked and worked to escape. They were doing their duty, although in some cases they paid with their lives.< Less
DANIK! A Holocaust Survivor - The True Story of David Kalma (David Zaid) By Ross R. Olney
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David Zaid survived the extermination of Jews in Poland ordered by Adolph Hitler and went on to become a hero in the Israeli army. His voice is now stilled, but with this book he continues to speak... More > out against the holocaust-deniers who insist that the atrocities never happened. Zaid lived through it, and knows the truth. And if he ever questioned his own courage while hiding from the murderous Nazis and equally murderous Polish farmers in a Polish forest, the questions were answered in the Israeli wars as he fought in hand to hand combat for his beloved new homeland. He survived once again, and saw his final dream come true when he, along with his wife and two sons, became American citizens.< Less
DANIK! A Holocaust Survivor - The True Story of David ben Kalma (David Zaid) By Ross R. Olney
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David Zaid survived the extermination of the Jews in Poland ordered by cruel German dictator Adolph Hitler. He went on to become a hero in the Israeli army. His voice is now stilled, but with this... More > book he continues to speak out against the holocaust-deniers who insist that the atrocities, the death camps, the routine executions of Jews, never really happened. Zaid lived through it, lost his entire family to an uncaring German firing squad, and knows the truth. And if he ever questioned his own courage while hiding from the murderous Nazis and the equally murderous Polish farmers in a Polish forest, the questions were answered in the Israeli wars where he fought in hand to hand combat for his new homeland. He survived once again and saw his final dream come true when he, his wife and two sons, became citizens in the United States, his final and most beloved homeland.< Less