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Liberty Ship Trip: Steaming West To The Far East By Howard Venezia
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By the author of FIRST TRIP. Set during the Korean War, this novel, LIBERTY SHIP TRIP, continues to bring to the reader the adventures of young Joey Vicenzo. In this novel Joey takes a challenging... More > job in the Engine Room of a reactivated WW II, Liberty Ship. He has to learn the peculiarities of the steam driven, reciprocating engine propelling this ship. He does so… and so will the reader. His romantic forays in ports visited, are another story. It is in this latter realm that we hope he will attain the maturity needed to properly handle unexpectedly arising “adult” issues. In telling this story, the author, HOWARD VENEZIA, knows whereof he speaks. He spent 48 years at sea in both the Navy and the Merchant Marine. He was there!< Less
Mule Ship By Dick Sproul
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Dick and shipmates were cast into an open lifeboat, sailing or drifting for 32 days, running out of food and with only enough water to stay alive. Striving to reach the west coast of Australia, they... More > were hampered by wrong information, faulty flares and confusion. Under the hot Indian Ocean sun, he remained focused, often recalling his Los Angeles childhood before the war. After weeks afloat and putting 12 hundred miles behind them they could not be sure the rescue submarine was friend or foe.< Less
Mule Ship By Dick Sproul
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Dick and shipmates were cast into an open lifeboat, sailing or drifting for 32 days, running out of food and with only enough water to stay alive. Striving to reach the west coast of Australia, they... More > were hampered by wrong information, faulty flares and confusion. Under the hot Indian Ocean sun, he remained focused, often recalling his Los Angeles childhood before the war. After weeks afloat and putting 12 hundred miles behind them they could not be sure the rescue submarine was friend or foe.< Less
Mule Ship By Dick Sproul
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Dick and shipmates were cast into an open lifeboat, sailing or drifting for 32 days, running out of food and with only enough water to stay alive. Striving to reach the west coast of Australia, they... More > were hampered by wrong information, faulty flares and confusion. Under the hot Indian Ocean sun, he remained focused but sometimes delirious, often recalling his Los Angeles childhood before the war. After weeks afloat and putting 12 hundred miles behind them they could not be sure the rescue submarine was friend or foe.< Less
Jack Kane And The Statue Of Liberty By Michell Plested, J.R. Murdock
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Jack Kane, self-declared protector of 1896 New York, has a problem. He has just witnessed the explosion of a ship in New York Harbor and must now solve the mystery of its destruction. He is well... More > into his investigations when a second ship is destroyed. Are they related? Is someone trying to throw New York and the entire country into chaos? The clues all seem to point to a huge plot by a diabolical mastermind. But who is behind it all and what is he trying to accomplish? Jack has only hours to discover the secret and thwart the villains behind the destruction. But will he be in time?< Less
Statue of Liberty NYC By AMNON SUODAI
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The Statue of Liberty is perhaps New York City's most familiar landmark and the easiest one to overlook since it's only accessible by boat. This historic monument has welcomed so many generations of... More > hopeful Americans to our shores. The American Family Immigration History Center at Ellis Island (which is temporarily closed) contains more than 25 million Port of New York passenger arrival records and 900 ship pictures circa 1892–1924.< Less
Ugly Duckling - Liberty Ship - S.S. C.W. Post By Adam Grohman
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Allied shipping losses during the early stages of the Second World War forced the United States Government to rapidly build an efficient and reliable merchant fleet. The Liberty ship, a four hundred... More > and forty one foot long welded constructed vessel capable of carrying anything from jeeps to tanks, ammunition to fuel, and radios to troops, was the workhorse of the Allied supply chain. 2,710 of these massive crafts were constructed during the war, with one built in only four and a half days from stem to stern. One of the fleet was named after millionaire cereal magnate Charles William Post. Ugly Duckling is the definitive look at one of the ships of the Liberty fleet that supplied the Allied Forces from Murmansk to Saipan, Italy to New Zealand, and every other port of call where the Allies fought for liberty.< Less
Sinking the Ship of State--2nd edition By Walter Brasch
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Dr. Brasch digs deep into the Bush–Cheney Administration and extracts the truth of the past eight years. In a well-documented 550-page book, Brasch looks at innumerable political and social... More > issues, including violations of six Constitutional amendments, well-established federal law, and international treaties. He also looks at media performance since 2000, and the current campaign for the presidency. Sinking the Ship of State has been named Best Non-Fiction book by the Pennsylvania Press Club, and was a finalist in the politics category for the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Brasch’s hard-hitting reporting, as presented within Sinking the Ship of State, with significant annotation and new information never before published, broke new and important information about weapons of mass destruction, the invasion of Iraq, the attack upon civil liberties, the nation’s inability to deal with terrorism, and its vulnerability to natural disasters.< Less
"I Make No Apology" By Bob Mitchell
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Biography of David M. Mitchell (b. 1922, d. 2006) from formative years, through service in World War II, career with Bell Telephone Laboratories, followed by first & second marriages, family,... More > anecdotes, travel experience, and retirement.< Less
World War II: A Soldier's Sketch Book By John Schumaker
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Waldo Schumaker was an accomplished artist. He captured all the details of Army life from Basic Training to Liberty Ship travel, Infantry action, and the Army of Occupation in Germany. His drawings... More > provide details that bring this period of history to life. The exchange of letters, his artwork and the stories recorded by their son John bring back to life a time when the world was at war and letters were the most common way to communicate. Hopes and dreams hung in the balance for weeks as mail crossed the Atlantic. Newspaper and newsreel accounts of the progress of the war caused hopes to rise and fall for loved ones overseas. And prayers were a constant part of life for those at war and at home. This book brings history to life through his father's drawings and letters. World War II is seen in a way that brings back memories to veterans and enlightens all that love history.< Less