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South East Asia Air Arms By peter dancey
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Political and religious diversity in the nations of South East Asia is matched by the cosmopolitan make-up of the various air forces in the region. Equipment both old and new operate side-by-side,... More > supplied almost equally by East and West. Whilst one nation or the other seeks to gain the advantage in the region or has to deal with various conflicts and tensions that arise periodically. This ebook reviews the various operationsn of the south-east Asia air arms.< Less
Kathleen and Michael Go Canoeing In the East Arm of Great Slave Lake By Michael Pitt
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Kathleen and Michael flew out of Yellowknife in 2017 to Old Fort Reliance, and then canoed back 330 km (205 miles), in 17 days, to where they were picked up in Pauline Bay. Share their struggles with... More > wind and waves; their encounters with angry gulls and a sauntering bear; the grandeur of the Canadian Shield; the satisfaction of morning bannock cooked over a glowing campfire; the serene moments of canoeing across perfectly still water; the comfort of resting and snacking on gorp at the end of a successful paddling day; the pleasure of paddling with the loons. Learn why the East Arm of Great Slave Lake provides a premier canoeing or kayaking adventure. This is also a story of Michael’s affection for a 27-year-old Ford Econoline van, which, with a great deal of encouragement, patience and understanding, took these adventurers 2,403 km (1,489 miles) to Yellowknife, and then back home again, to Preeceville, Saskatchewan.< Less
Volume 5541, Police ranks of the United States --- Polish Armed Forces in the East By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5541, Police ranks of the United States---Polish Armed Forces in the East Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 5542, Polish armed forces in the east --- Polish presidential election, 2015 By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5542, Polish armed forces in the east---Polish presidential election, 2015 Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Brother In Arms: An Englishman in Vietnam By Gay Holden
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His name is engraved on the Vietnam Wall in Washington DC, but his remains lie in an English country churchyard. What led this young man, the only English officer to die in the service of the US Army... More > in Vietnam, to forsake his career as a musician in Britain and take up arms against the Communist threat in south-east Asia? His full, frank, funny and sometimes shocking letters home hold the key. Lt. Anthony Harbord's sister Gay has painstakingly researched his life since he left England in 1965 to seek his American Dream. She literally retraces his steps from the fun-filled Florida paradise where he worked on the big-game fishing boats to the jungles of Vietnam where he distinguished himself as a brave and respected leader of men. She is searching for the brother she loved so much, thought she knew and who she lost so early on. It is a search for her Brother In Arms.< Less
Brother In Arms: An Englishman in Vietnam By Gay Holden
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His name is engraved on the Vietnam Wall in Washington DC, but his remains lie in an English country churchyard. What led this young man, the only English officer to die in the service of the US Army... More > in Vietnam, to forsake his career as a musician in Britain and take up arms against the Communist threat in south-east Asia? His full, frank, funny and sometimes shocking letters home hold the key. Lt. Anthony Harbord's sister Gay has painstakingly researched his life since he left England in 1965 to seek his American Dream. She literally retraces his steps from the fun-filled Florida paradise where he worked on the big-game fishing boats to the jungles of Vietnam where he distinguished himself as a brave and respected leader of men. She is searching for the brother she loved so much, thought she knew and who she lost so early on. It is a search for her Brother In Arms.< Less
Middle East Air Forces - Origins By peter dancey
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In the the 21st Century most of the major powers in the Middle East have highly capable air arms equipped with up to date aircraft most procured from the west. But originally most if not all had to... More > make do with basic mainly training and transport type with little or no combat capability. This ebook takes a detailed look at the origins of these now very powerful air arms.< Less
East Coast to the Far East and Back Again: The Memoirs of Walter Cronin By Stories Inherited
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My life has been an exciting one. My early childhood took place during the Great Depression which was followed by the era of World War 2. The post war era gave me the opportunity to complete my high... More > school and college education (I was a high school dropout). It was also during this period that I served in the Army with assignments in the Philippines, Japan and Korea during the Korean War. The final period in my memoirs was devoted to my wife, Anne, and raising my two daughters while pursuing my career with IBM for 36 years. The final sequel to this book is yet to be written. It will start with our move to Bel Air, Maryland in 1994 until only God knows when it will end. After Anne’s death I moved to Germantown. I now live at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, DC.< Less
30 Years West 30 Years East By Weijia Wang
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Lu Jiang goes to the US to study in 1989 when her marriage breaks up. On the airplane, she happens to sit next to a sad Chinese writer, also a political exile. Their story starts to develop and ends... More > a decade later when he dies in her arms. In New York, she befriends a group of Chinese intellectuals who become her lifelong friends. Upon graduation, Lu Jiang returns to China to teach and to bring up her son. When routing through Europe, she meets an ambitious man in London whose aspiration is to build a strong and prosperous China. Their friendship evolves into love after they meet again in China. Yet their relationship brings them more pain than they can possibly foresee. Years later, several of her friends return to China, too and become pillars of society. This book tells the life stories of Lu Jiang and her friends over a span of thirty plus years. Tasting all flavors that life has to offer, they age as they witness in pride the advancement of their motherland, which their generation helps to bring about.< Less
30 Years West 30 Years East By Weijia Wang
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Lu Jiang goes to the United States to study in 1989 when her marriage breaks up. On the airplane, she happens to sit by a sad Chinese writer, also a political exile. Their story starts to develop and... More > ends a decade later when he dies in her arms. In New York, she meets a group of Chinese students who become her lifelong friends. Two years later, Lu Jiang returns to China to teach and to bring up her son. When routing through Europe, Lu Jiang meets an ambitious man in London whose aspiration is to build a strong and prosperous China. Their friendship evolves into love after they meet again in China. Yet their relationship brings them more pain than they can possibly foresee. Years later, many of her friends return to China, too, and become pillars of society. This book tells the life stories of Lu Jiang and her friends over a span of thirty plus years. Tasting all flavors that life has to offer, they age as they witness in pride the advancement of their motherland, which their generation helps to bring about.< Less

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