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WW ll ARMED GUARD US NAVY By Philip I. Crumb
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Experiences during WW ll in the Pacific
Superior! The USS Superior and America's First Arms Race, 1814 By David Carmicheal
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On a moonless night in April 1814, three open boats felt their way across the frigid waters of Black River Bay at the eastern end of Lake Ontario. Furtively they snaked their way past guard boats... More > and small ice floes that still snarled the harbor. They were on a dangerous mission: to bring fire into the belly of the U.S. Navy’s stronghold at Sackets Harbor, New York. British Admiral Sir James Yeo hoped to cripple the American Navy with a single thrust to the heart; to destroy the one ship that could pitch the balance of naval power back to America once more, the USS Superior. Now America’s first arms race came down to one ship. Commodore Isaac Chauncey was determined to finish her at all costs. His British enemy was equally determined to stop him. Chauncey would have to wage a desperate battle—against weather and wilderness, civilian resistance and spies, the bureaucratic incompetence and corruption of his own Navy, and the mightiest navy in the world—to launch the USS Superior! (ISBN 978-0-9882705-0-3)< Less
The Impact of President Felipe Calderón’s War on Drugs in the Armed Forces: The Prospects for Mexico’s “Militarization” and Bilateral Relations (Enlarged Edition) By George W. Grayson & The Strategic Studies Institute
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As if combating vicious narco-syndicates were not a sufficiently formidable challenge, the Mexican government has assigned such additional roles to the Army and Navy as overseeing customs agents,... More > serving as state and municipal security chiefs, taking charge of prisons, protecting airports, safeguarding migrants, functioning as firefighters, preventing drug trafficking around schools, establishing recreational programs for children, and standing guard 24-hours a day over boxes of ballots cast in recent elections. This expansion of duties has sparked the accusation that Mexico is being “militarized.” A creative outreach program includes parades and other ceremonial extravaganzas, pilots encourage adults and children to hop into the seat of a helicopter; other wide-eyed youngsters grasp the controls of anti-aircraft weapons; admiring onlookers are invited to shake hands and have photos taken with nationally prominent military athletes; in Veracruz and other ports, residents are given tours of ships...< Less
The Ankle Express - Life & Times of Wm. Victor Gray By Victoria Gray
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The Ankle Express is true American History! Called such because my father William Victor Gray born October 29, 1921 traveled via his two feet, which he and his buddies called The Ankle Express. ... More > When they ran it was `the ankle express' to be sure! Of course he rode on horse-drawn buckboards or by means of one of his two horses named Bud and later Prince. Within these 385 pages actual humorous lifetime historical stories unfurl such as: The coons under the moon. Hogs and the humor that dear grandfather issued on that very special day. All about out-house hilarity. Preserving of foods. Skinny dipping at Forks Creek. A day in a farmers life. The Depression. The Navy years - 37 months in the Navy Armed Guard - aboard Merchant Marine ships. Impending mutiny aboard the Algonquin, Trinidad, Guantanamo Bay, Hull England -the Blitz, Loch Ewe Bay - Scotland, Papua New Guinea, V-day, Medal's won....and so much more.....< Less
Tales of a Yankee Convert By Michael Egan
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This is a collection of the stories from the life and times of Chuck Egan. He is a man of many names and many professions; Army, Navy, Bartender, Security Guard. He always manages to find himself... More > in the oddest of situations and that's what makes his stories so great. From icy roads in Alaska to bombings in Ireland. From drunken fools at the bar to overboard sailors. This book has a story for everyone.< Less
Words for Warriors By Diana Paxson
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Throughout the current modern heathen revival, many Ásatrúar, heathens, Odinists, and fellow travellers, following the proud warrior traditions of the ancient North, have served in the... More > United States Armed Forces. Diana L. Paxson, author of Essential Ásatrú and Taking Up the Runes, has joined forces with Troth members who are active and retired military personnel and their families from across the US and Canada to provide inspiration, counsel, and comfort from the lore of our faith, as well as practical advice on how to apply that in a military setting. Chapters cover our Gods and Goddesses, ethics and virtues, runes and protections, legal and practical issues, adjusting to post-combat life, and advice for chaplains. Sized to fit comfortably in a pocket, Words for Warriors can go anywhere an active soldier, sailor, airman, or marine can—and, hopefully, come back with them as well.< Less
Words for Warriors By Diana Paxson
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Throughout the current modern heathen revival, many Ásatrúar, heathens, Odinists, and fellow travellers, following the proud warrior traditions of the ancient North, have served in the... More > United States Armed Forces. Diana L. Paxson, author of Essential Ásatrú and Taking Up the Runes, has joined forces with Troth members who are active and retired military personnel and their families from across the US and Canada to provide inspiration, counsel, and comfort from the lore of our faith, as well as practical advice on how to apply that in a military setting. Chapters cover our Gods and Goddesses, ethics and virtues, runes and protections, legal and practical issues, adjusting to post-combat life, and advice for chaplains. Sized to fit comfortably in a pocket, Words for Warriors can go anywhere an active soldier, sailor, airman, or marine can—and, hopefully, come back with them as well. This PDF download is suitable for most e-readers and personal computers.< Less
Words for Warriors By Diana Paxson
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Throughout the current modern heathen revival, many Ásatrúar, heathens, Odinists, and fellow travellers, following the proud warrior traditions of the ancient North, have served in the... More > United States Armed Forces. Diana L. Paxson, author of Essential Ásatrú and Taking Up the Runes, has joined forces with Troth members who are active and retired military personnel and their families from across the US and Canada to provide inspiration, counsel, and comfort from the lore of our faith, as well as practical advice on how to apply that in a military setting. Chapters cover our Gods and Goddesses, ethics and virtues, runes and protections, legal and practical issues, adjusting to post-combat life, and advice for chaplains. Sized to fit comfortably in a pocket, Words for Warriors can go anywhere an active soldier, sailor, airman, or marine can—and, hopefully, come back with them as well.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 65 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The following articles on World War II are in this issue: (1) The High Water Mark of the Third Reich: German Defeat at Stalingrad (2) German Winter Units... More > at Stalingrad (3) Speech at the Session of the Politburo of the CC of the AUCP (B), 19 August 1939 (4) Milos: An Aegean Island Under German Occupation (5) The Caves of Anzio (6) A Commando Raid on Bardia (7) A Leavenworth Nightmare: The Battle for Buna (8) Guts, Grit and Goals: Pearl Harbor Survivor (9) Okinawa: Greatest Sea-Air Battle in History (10) The Frogmen of Eniwetok (11) Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis (12) The Mighty Eighth Flies Again (13) United States Navy Armed Guard (14) New Year’s Blast at Okinawa: The Tragedy of 2 January 1946. 163 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
The Fit Recruit By Derek De Rosa
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A detailed health, fitness and nutrition guide for individuals entering the military. The information in this book will help prepare recruits for the physical challenges of basic training. It... More > contains factual information, advice and tips, backed by scientific studies and intensive research. Armed with this information, recruits will have the knowledge and resources to enter basic training with confidence and poise.< Less

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