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The Cartaphilus Saga: book#1 Amissio By Joe C Combs 2nd
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David Gerrard is a reporter for the tabloids with definite principals: he only publishes stories he believes. For 10 years, Mark Long gave him stories, detailed stories from important moments in... More > history each with an interesting twist. Today Mark presents Tony Vargas, an expert on the Roman Empire period, with an ancient sword which Tony says is a first century Roman gladius. Over the next few days, Mark tells David the story of the sword and final hours of Jesus Christ's life Mark had accidentally used the pronoun “we” instead of “they”, and the vigilant reporter had caught his slip. Cornered, Mark admits he is 2000 years old. David is angry at the waste of time, but Mark says he doesn't need David to believe him, he needs him to believe the story so his readers will believe. He fails to disprove Mark, so he allows himself to believe that Mark is actually Marcus Cartaphilus Longus. If true, how many other stories could Mark have? Would he unearth more lies & half-truths of history?< Less
The Cartaphilus Saga: book#1 Amissio By Joe C Combs 2nd
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David Gerrard is a reporter for the tabloids with definite principals: he only publishes stories he believes. For 10 years, Mark Long gave him stories, detailed stories from important moments in... More > history each with an interesting twist. Today Mark presents Tony Vargas, an expert on the Roman Empire period, with an ancient sword which Tony says is a first century Roman gladius. Over the next few days, Mark tells David the story of the sword and final hours of Jesus Christ's life Mark had accidentally used the pronoun “we” instead of “they”, and the vigilant reporter had caught his slip. Cornered, Mark admits he is 2000 years old. David is angry at the waste of time, but Mark says he doesn't need David to believe him, he needs him to believe the story so his readers will believe. He fails to disprove Mark, so he allows himself to believe that Mark is actually Marcus Cartaphilus Longus. If true, how many other stories could Mark have? Would he unearth more lies & half-truths of history?< Less
The HL Hunley: Its Times & Controversies By Joe C Combs 2nd
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Did you know … … the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley was a privately owned vessel and not built by the Confederate government? … the owners of the H.L. Hunley were given a... More > Letter of Marque by the Confederate government to sink Union shipping for a profit? … the original investment to build the H.L. Hunley was $15,000 ($300,000 in today's currency)? … the Confederacy put a value of $27,500 on the submarine ($550,000 in today's currency)? … the submarine made many patrols for it sank the USS Housatonic, including three its first week in Charleston? … the submarine sank three times, killing members of its crew each time? … for more than 100 years searchers were looking in the wrong location for the H.L. Hunley because of a misunderstood 19th century term? … the transcripts of an official United States Navy Inquiry prove the H.L. Hunley survived the attack on the USS Housatonic? … two men, prominent in their respective fields, both claim they found the H.L. Hunley?< Less
One Last Thought By Joe C Combs 2nd
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This work of fiction is about a life threatening emergency onboard a submerged submarine. You are with the damage control party from start to finish. Witnessing the changes that come over the men as... More > the danger increases through to the final climax. Though inspired by several actual emergencies onboard different submarines this is not about any one submarine. At the end of the story the author pays trbute to those men lost and on eternal patrol onboard the USS Thresher SSN-593.< Less

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