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Kosciuszko A Biography By Monica M. (Monica Mary) Gardner
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Tired of small text? Tired of small books? This high quality book called: Kosciuszko A Biography By: Monica M. (Monica Mary) Gardner features a large 12pt font and high quality typesetting. Hint: You... More > can preview this book by clicking on "preview" locating under the cover of this book.< Less
Half an hour of Tadeusz Kosciuszko: Tragedy of LOT Flight 5055 By Aleksander Sowa
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Goodnight, goodbye! Bye! We perish! On May 1987, passenger aircraft Il–62M Tadeusz Kosciuszko of LOT Polish Airlines crashed while on approach for the emergency landing near the Okecie... More > airport. The crew lost a fight for life that lasted for 3o minutes. The last message given by the pilot was: – Goodnight, goodbye! Bye! We perish!< Less
Half an hour of Tadeusz Kosciuszko: Tragedy of LOT Flight 5055 By Aleksander Sowa
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Goodnight, goodbye! Bye! We perish! On May 1987, passenger aircraft Il–62M Tadeusz Kosciuszko of LOT Polish Airlines crashed while on approach for the emergency landing near the Okecie... More > airport. The crew lost a fight for life that lasted for 3o minutes. The last message given by the pilot was: – Goodnight, goodbye! Bye! We perish!< Less
The Polish Eagle By Veronica Zich
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An epic tale of the Polish general who was a key figure in both the American and Polish revolutions. An adventurer, soldier, and firm believer in equal rights for all people, regardless of race or... More > religion, he sailed to America, to join General George Washington's rag-tag army in its fight for freedom. Inspired by his friend, Thomas Jefferson's, Declaration of Independence, he returned to Poland to lead his own Countrymen in an insurrection against the domination of the Russian Empress. As head of his Country, he wrote a new Constitution, based on Jefferson's famous document. To this day, he is considered one of Poland's most beloved patriots.< Less
The Polish Eagle By Veronica Zich
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An epic tale of the Polish general who was a key figure in both the American and Polish revolutions. An adventurer, soldier, and firm believer in equal rights for all people, regardless of race or... More > religion, he sailed to America, to join General George Washington's rag-tag army in its fight for freedom. Inspired by his friend, Thomas Jefferson's, Declaration of Independence, he returned to Poland to lead his own Countrymen in an insurrection against the domination of the Russian Empress. As head of his Country, he wrote a new Constitution, based on Jefferson's famous document. To this day, he is considered one of Poland's most beloved patriots.< Less
Ten Tadasanas - Beyond the Seven Summits - 1. Pre Everest By Gerry Roach
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Gerry Roach’s quest for the Seven Summits spanned four decades and went far beyond the traditional Seven Continent Summits or even the Eight Summits. His climbs of continent summits were... More > interspersed with many other climbs and expeditions, and he climbed through an era when it was not so easy to reach remote destinations. This, the first book of three describing his quest, covers Denali 1963, Kosciuszko 1968, Mont Blanc 1973, Kilimanjaro 1973, Aconcagua 1975, and Mount Foraker 1975. Gerry went on to became the second person to complete the Seven Continent Summits in 1985 and climbed Carstenz Pyramid in 1994. Ten Tadasanas traces many other climbs beyond these eight summits. It is an intimate look into Gerry's life and love of the mountains. Gerry has a unique ability to put his readers on belay and take them to the heights with him. Clip in and enjoy the ride!< Less
Ride the Breath: Classic Climbs Around the World By Gerry Roach
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In part two of his gripping autobiography, world-class climber Gerry Roach continues his action-packed tales of mountaineering around the world. His stories are laced with a hard-edged reality that... More > is tempered by his spiritual growth. Ride the Breath follows his continuing quests, picking up where his first book, Transcendent Summits, ends.This candid memoir takes you to some of Earth’s most captivating peaks and lands: the Tetons, the North Cascades, the Canadian Rockies and Yukon, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, the Antarctic, Rainier, Iceland, Norway, the Alps, Africa's fabled Kilimanjaro, the Australian outback, Tasmania, New Zealand, and Hawaii. In each of these stories, Gerry better defines the edges between risk and reward, lust and loss, dreamtime and terrortime and, perhaps most important, transcendence and transgression. Gerry has a unique ability to takes his readers into the mountains with him and hold them on multiple belays. In the end, the life lessons learned transcend his climbs.< Less
Margins of Light By Joelle Sander
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Award winning writer, Joelle Sander, received her award from C.Everett Koop, former Surgeon General, for her book BEFORE THEIR TIME. Her award was designated "Best Adult Book About... More > Children," given by the Braun Center for Holocaust Studies in collaboration with the Kosciuszko Foundation. Sander was the Associate Director of The Center for Continuing Education at Sarah Lawrence College for twenty years and taught "Modern American Poetry" in the B.A. program for adults. MARGINS of LIGHT is her first book of poetry. She is also a successful painter (JoelleSander.com) and lives in New York City.< Less
Goodbye By Aleksander Sowa
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Only during dreams, we can be truly free ––– Short and long. About women, men, death, and friendship. Each one is different. About love, passion, fight and destiny. Stories that are... More > completely different from each other, but at the end they are all connected. What happened in the coffee shop nearby the film school? Why a father, while mentioning school time didn’t tell whole truth? How it’s possible that heart can beat after death? What happened before the pilot of the aircraft Il–62 Tadeusz Kosciuszko on 9th of May 1987 gave a radio message "Goodbye! Hello! We are dying!”. Is it true that the people, who are making suicide remain with living people after their death? And why it happens that sometimes high above the ground, radio is silent?< Less
Colson's Plantation - Cross Road in the American Revolution By Stewart Dunaway
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This book focuses on the first 6 months of Gen Greene's activity, after taking over the Southern Campaign from Gen Gates (removed from service). This book is written with a certain angle on Colson's... More > Plantation, in todays Stanly County, N.C. as this was one of several early depots/forts built by Greene's orders. Col Thaddeus Kosciuszko was the engineer involved and was very important, and is also highlighted throughout this book. I also focus on his role as compared to Carrington's and other Deputy Quartermasters who were busy across NC and VA. Letters are quoted and provided to properly document the activity as well as numerous maps. UPDATED - Greene visits Colson's himself AFTER the battle at Guilford Courthouse on his way to SC.< Less

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