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The Wrong Side of Honor: Novel of America's Secret Drug Within a War By Marshall Ginevan
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This is an action/adventure novel set in Southeast Asia at the end of the Vietnam War. It is an historical fiction story of the war on the opium trade conducted inside the Viet Nam War. Factions... More > and infighting between the military, the CIA, and other agencies. Humor of daily military life overseas. Flying and action.< Less
Walsh 2020 British North America Specialized Stamp Catalogue By John M. Walsh
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Comprehensive and informative British North America stamp catalogue. Contains information on stamp die proofs, stamps, flight covers, postal stationery, forgeries, postal and revenue rates. The items... More > of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, British Columbia and classic Canada to 1951 are shown in colour and with valuations. See cover images for specific revenue stamps of Canada contained within. Note the knowledgeable contributors.< Less
20,000 Miles by Bus -Travels in South America By Piers Shearman
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One man´s travels through South America over a period of four and a half years. A humorous look at its locations, customs and long-distance buses. From windsurfing in Venezuela to alpine... More > climbing in Peru, via Machu Picchu, Iguazu falls and the Sugar Loaf in Rio de Janeiro. From the cities of Buenos Aires and Cali, Colombia to the Nazca lines and the volcanoes of Ecuador. All, or pretty much all, by bus.< Less
KITES, BIRDS & STUFF - Aircraft of the United States of AMERICA - LOCKHEED Aircraft By P.D. Stemp
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The Aviation history of LOCKHEED aircraft throughout the years. From their very beginning - LOUGHEAD - through - Vega - Alcor - Air Rover - and beyond. Up to the present day or basically as far as... More > one can go. Details on almost all of the aircraft they have produced. Performance, Dimensions, Weights, power plants, first flown, construction, plus numerous other types of information. How many produced, registration number and also where are they and what became of them. Over four hundred pages of archive information. Enjoy< Less
PETRIT DEMALIAJ WAY: What Immigrants Must Know Before they Come to America By Maximillien de Lafayette
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A most practical guide and know-how book to be considered by immigrants who are not familiar with the American way of life and lifestyle of Americans. It provides priceless advice and tips on how to... More > succeed in America, the dos and the don’ts, how to cope with hardship, how to overcome difficulties, and how to make dreams come true. Based upon the personal experience of Petrit Demaliaj, a former Lt. Colonel and engineer in the Albanian Air Force and Army, who immigrated to the United States and encountered the best and worst in his struggle to survive. He suffered a lot, but finally he made it and became a success story. Learn from his wisdom, experiences, sweat, tears and determination. Written by the international best selling author, Maximillien de Lafayette, who knew personally Petrit Demaliaj.< Less
Forest Runes: Poems on Living and Hunting in the Mighty Natural Wilderness of North America By George Washington Sears
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George Washington Sears tributes the great outdoors with a collection of poems chronicling life among nature in all its rugged glory. A committed outdoorsman, Sears was most at home among the trees... More > and hills of America's wilderness. Each poem in this anthology chronicles a different aspect of life spent camping and living in the depths of nature, with only creatures for company. The author's affinity is plain to behold: he describes watching how a given animal behaves, how the weather unfolds amid the forest, how a camp feels like home, how overarching nature's majesty is. The invigorating aspect of being outdoors is admired by the author; the mountain air, tinged with the scents of trees, was thought to benefit health in the 19th century. Other aspects of the book recount movements of the era; temperence from alcohol, and conflicts with the Native Americans, are alluded to.< Less
WWII Japanese Balloons and Attached Devices: Technical Air Intelligence Center Report #41, May 1945 By U.S. Naval Intelligence
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Beginning in 1944, trade winds carried weaponized Japanese balloons to the North America. This technical report, issued to Allied forces, shows ballon types, their equipment and locates all... More > discovered landings across East Asia, the U.S, Canada and Mexico. It calculates lift power, loads, and inferred performance. Commonly remembered as incendiary, a wider variety of payloads were indicated: personnel, explosives, germs, radiosondes, and anti aircraft gear. Memos describe recovered balloons and the poor results from extensive radar detection testing. The report closes with modeling flights, times, loads, and distances. This is a high quality facsimile of the typescript 115-page report, including 28 photos and 3 drawings. It offers a fascinating look at unmanned aerial vehciles of WWII.< Less
Wings Over America: William Doyle Harris and Aerlyn Augusta Hatter, One Family’s Story By Peggy Harris Dionne
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William Doyle Harris’ military career from 1940 to 1970 paralleled the birth of today’s US Air Force, as well as three wars: World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Aerlyn Augusta Hatter was... More > his partner in life and, in many ways, a partner throughout his career. Wings over America, by Peggy Harris Dionne, honors her parents’ contribution to the “wings over America” of their generation, as well as records their life story. This story shares how William and Aerlyn grew up in small rural Texas towns in modest, almost destitute, circumstances. It tells how William finished high school at age twenty-one, attended college, joined the Army Air Corp, and went on to make the Air Force his career and calling. Aerlyn was his partner in this—a willing and adventurous traveler, anchor, and homemaker in many lands, and a gracious, accomplished lady in her own right. Inspiring and encouraging, Wings over America offers a look at one family’s life and service in the military and gives unique insight into American history.< Less
Wings over America: William Doyle Harris and Aerlyn Augusta Hatter, One Family’s Story By Peggy Harris Dionne
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William Doyle Harris’ military career from 1940 to 1970 paralleled the birth of today’s US Air Force, as well as three wars: World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Aerlyn Augusta Hatter was... More > his partner in life and, in many ways, a partner throughout his career. Wings over America, by Peggy Harris Dionne, honors her parents’ contribution to the “wings over America” of their generation, as well as records their life story. This story shares how William and Aerlyn grew up in small rural Texas towns in modest, almost destitute, circumstances. It tells how William finished high school at age twenty-one, attended college, joined the Army Air Corp, and went on to make the Air Force his career and calling. Aerlyn was his partner in this—a willing and adventurous traveler, anchor, and homemaker in many lands, and a gracious, accomplished lady in her own right. Inspiring and encouraging, Wings over America offers a look at one family’s life and service in the military and gives unique insight into American history.< Less
Forest Runes: Poems on Living and Hunting in the Mighty Natural Wilderness of North America (Hardcover) By George Washington Sears
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George Washington Sears tributes the great outdoors with a collection of poems chronicling life among nature in all its rugged glory. A committed outdoorsman, Sears was most at home among the trees... More > and hills of America's wilderness. Each poem in this anthology chronicles a different aspect of life spent camping and living in the depths of nature, with only creatures for company. The author's affinity is plain to behold: he describes watching how a given animal behaves, how the weather unfolds amid the forest, how a camp feels like home, how overarching nature's majesty is. The invigorating aspect of being outdoors is admired by the author; the mountain air, tinged with the scents of trees, was thought to benefit health in the 19th century. Other aspects of the book recount movements of the era; temperence from alcohol, and conflicts with the Native Americans, are alluded to.< Less

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