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NIGHTSHADE ONE: The Loss of the Lady Jane By Philip Enke
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A tired and ill old man tries to escape the last agonies of his life by putting out to sea, carried to his end by the whims of waves and weather. He is unaware that the little boat he hastily... More > purchased carries the secret of a laser weapon that could destroy the balance of world power. Joe Martin's more immediate problem is a daughter-in-law who wants to save him from himself and a Coast Guard captain who considers it his duty to keep him alive. Martin only wants to sail the Lady Jane into oblivion. There are those who would stop him and those who would help him as soon as they learned the Lady's secrets. But in her bilges, the Lady Jane holds a frightening secret of her own.< Less
NIGHTSHADE ONE: The Loss of the Lady Jane By Philip Enke
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A tired and ill old man tries to escape the last agonies of his life by putting out to sea, carried to his end by the whims of waves and weather. He is unaware that the little boat he hastily... More > purchased carries the secret of a laser weapon that could destroy the balance of world power. Joe Martin's more immediate problem is a daughter-in-law who wants to save him from himself and a Coast Guard captain who considers it his duty to keep him alive. Martin only wants to sail the Lady Jane into oblivion. There are those who would stop him and those who would help him as soon as they learned the Lady's secrets. But in her bilges, the Lady Jane holds a frightening secret of her own.< Less
Arlie's War By Aaron W. Andrews
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Young Arlie Andrews, like so many others of his generation, joined up to fight the Nazi menace, leaving behind his wife and son. This is the story of the many unsung heroes of World War II, a story... More > about those who made our country strong, and literally saved the world from the evil of Adolf Hitler. This riveting account details the story of Arlie and his shipmates who served aboard the Coast Guard Campbell and fought off a Nazi wolfpack on Convoy ON-166 in February, 1943. It also includes a unique personal glimpse into an American family's response to worldwide war time. PAPERBACK EDITION $12.95. Also available in hardcover edition through Lulu.com.< Less
Arlie's War By Aaron W. Andrews
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Young Arlie Andrews, like so many others of his generation, joined up to fight the Nazi menace, leaving behind his wife and son. This is the story of the many unsung heroes of World War II, a story... More > about those who made our country strong, and literally saved the world from the evil of Adolf Hitler. This riveting account details the story of Arlie and his shipmates who served aboard the Coast Guard Campbell and fought off a Nazi wolfpack on Convoy ON-166 in February, 1943. It also includes a unique personal glimpse into an American family's response to worldwide war time. PAPERBACK EDITION $12.95. Also available in hardcover edition through Lulu.com.< Less
Arlie's War By Aaron W. Andrews
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Fighting gale force winds in the middle of the North Atlantic and the Nazi menace below while serving aboard the U.S.Coast Guard Cutter Campbell,twenty-one year old Arlie Andrews faced the toughest... More > challenge in his life . He and the brave crew of the Campbell, protecting convoy ON-166 from Hitler's U-Boats faced an entire wolfpack and in eighteen hellatious hours,damaged or sunk five and then rammed and sunk U-606. Arlie was uncredited in the caption of a LIFE magazine photo. Uncredited, like millions of others who fought in World War II, Arlie made his own contribution to ultimate victory, engaging in fearsome combat while his son, Arlan,and other men's sons played at home, safe, in their back yards. This is his story, and an epic saga of the Campbell and her crew. Hardcover Print: $24.95 8.25" x 10.75", casewrap-hardcover binding, 50# white interior paper, black and white interior ink, 100# white exterior paper, full-color exterior ink. Also available in paperback.< Less
Arlie's War By Aaron W. Andrews
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Fighting gale force winds in the middle of the North Atlantic and the Nazi menace below while serving aboard the U.S.Coast Guard Cutter Campbell,twenty-one year old Arlie Andrews faced the toughest... More > challenge in his life . He and the brave crew of the Campbell, protecting convoy ON-166 from Hitler's U-Boats faced an entire wolfpack and in eighteen hellatious hours,damaged or sunk five and then rammed and sunk U-606. Arlie was uncredited in the caption of a LIFE magazine photo. Uncredited, like millions of others who fought in World War II, Arlie made his own contribution to ultimate victory, engaging in fearsome combat while his son, Arlan,and other men's sons played at home, safe, in their back yards. This is his story, and an epic saga of the Campbell and her crew. Hardcover Print: $24.95 8.25" x 10.75", casewrap-hardcover binding, 50# white interior paper, black and white interior ink, 100# white exterior paper, full-color exterior ink. Also available in paperback.< Less
RESCUE: True Stories of the U.S. Life-Saving Service By John Galluzzo
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The men of the old U.S. Life-Saving Service have been called "America's Forgotten Heroes." Today these heroes from a bygone era (1871-1915) have been pushed off into the dustbin of history,... More > all but ignored by historians and public alike. But their story is very powerful and inspiring, well deserving of being told again and again. There is always a lesson in courage, tenacity and pure guts. They were the "Storm Warriors" and "Heroes of the Surf," men who battled screaming winds and breaking waves at great risk of their own lives, to save victims of shipwreck. Their unofficial motto was, "Regulations say we have to go out. They say nothing about coming back." It was a pledge they honored every time they launched their small surfboats into the storm whipped surf. And many didn't come back, sacrificing themselves so others might live.< Less
In Our Waters & Beyond - Volume 3 By Adam Grohman
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A cavalcade of history by maritime historian and scuba diver Adam Grohman. Enjoy thirty-short histories of shipwrecks, rescues, triumphs and tragedies in the waters of New York, New Jersey and well... More > beyond.< Less
Guardian of the Flame By Edward R. Brown
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A history of Joseph Henry Herrick, one of the keepers at Hospital Point in Beverly.
The Great Life I've Had! By DAVID WILLIAM SINCLAIR
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Vignettes from the life of Captain David W. Sinclair, U.S. Coast Guard, from his childhood in Santa Monica, California, through the Great Depression, to the Coast Guard Academy in New London,... More > Connecticut, through a thirty-year career on ships and in airplanes, and into the retirement most people can only dream of!< Less

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