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Sentinels and Saviors of the Sea - Volume 2 By Adam Grohman
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Sentinels and Saviors of the Sea – A Collection of United States Coast Guard History, Volume 2 – provides an historical overview of various aspects of the service’s rich history.... More > The thirty short histories explore the determination, daring, and dedication to duty of the men and women of the United States Coast Guard and its predecessor services from the earliest days of the nation to present. Included are short histories that highlight heroic rescues, law enforcement, war-time operations, missions of mercy, technological innovations, seminal events, and the triumphs and tragedies that have proliferated throughout the service’s two hundred and twenty year history. This volume includes a host of archival photographs, copious footnotes, and a detailed source listing for each chapter. Underwater Historical Research Society www.uhrs.org< Less
World War One: A Concise History - The Great War By Scott S. F. Meaker
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World War One: A Concise History - The Great War The First World War was supposed to be the war that ended all wars, hence the name, the Great War. The Great War was off to a bad start from the... More > German perspective. The plan was to fend off France and Russia while focusing on the main purpose, helping Austria-Hungary deal with Serbia. The loss of life in the Great War was immense. Scott’s Other Books: Unforgettable World War II: Aftermath of the Extraordinary Second World War. Unforgettable Vietnam War: The American War in Vietnam - War in the Jungle. Hitler's War and the Horrific Account of the Holocaust. On the Brink of Nuclear War: Cuban Missile Crisis - Soviet Union, Cuba and the United States. The Forgotten Heroes: Untold Stories of the Extraordinary World War II - Courage, Survival, Resistance and Rescue. The Forgotten Women Heroes: Second World War Untold Stories - The Women Heroes in the Extraordinary World War Two.< Less
The Woodstock Tales By Freddie Owen
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The Woodstock Tales is an updating of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Now the tale tellers are a bunch of hippies, womens libbers, a Vietnam veteran and a black Reverend, etc on the way to Woodstock in a... More > dark truck overnight. The words rock with the rhythm of the truck and the poetry of the 'Age of Aquarius'. Every band that played is mentioned in the text, and the stories retain all the humanity and crudity of Chaucer. Updated to '69 it is of course all about drugs, sex and rock'n'roll!< Less
Woodhaven By Lloyd Bell
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A fictitious suburb of Norfolk Virginia, Woodhaven is the center of action between various families in a typical Southern Baptist Church. As might be expected, there are all types of individuals,... More > including the unsavory. The Vietnam War has just ended, and in this year of 1973 many issues not experienced earlier confront the Atwood Memorial Baptist Church. One such thing is ordaining women as deacons, which is not acceptable to some in the congregation. Similar controversies over one thing and another - many personal ones included - move to a surprising finish.< Less
ONE WAR By John Scott Ridgway
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Slane is based on a Navy Seal who was ordered to rape women to death in Vietnam. He takes up a third of the book; the other novellas concern a poet and a scientist in a think tank. Somehow, there... More > are a few laughs as well. Seriously. Not sicko laughs, either... really. For my more comedic kill-kill sort ofwork, go to http://theelvesattic.ebloggy.com or http://thepsychokillershitlist.blogspot.com< Less
ONE WAR By John Scott Ridgway
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Slane is based on a Navy Seal who was ordered to rape women to death in Vietnam. He takes up a third of the book; the other novellas concern a poet and a scientist in a think tank. Somehow, there... More > are a few laughs as well. Seriously. Not sicko laughs, either... really. For my more comedic kill-kill sort ofwork, go to http://theelvesattic.ebloggy.com or http://thepsychokillershitlist.blogspot.com< Less
Poeta Nascitur Non Fit Poetry of an Australian Woman By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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Poems of a baby boomer, Pamela Lillian Valemont, an Australian woman born post-war, in 1947, who grew up in the 60’s, the Bee Gees, Elvis Presley and Beatles era, and lived through the... More > political turmoil of the Vietnam War, the rise of the conservation/environmental-driven alternative society, the abolition of Apartheid, and the granting of land rights to Australian aborigines, and her interest and participation in these issues and events is apparent in her poetry. Poems reflecting Australian life, up to and including the present day. Her latest poems, Barack Obama, (a tribute to the President of the USA), Women of Liberia, (about the women who forced their country's leader Charles Taylor, to attend peace talks that ended the Civil War in 2003), Holding Hands And Jumping, (about the 2001, 9/11 terrorist attack on the Twin Towers), and Children of a Waterborne Holocaust, (about the children swept away and drowned during the historic flood in Queensland, January 2011), are included in this book.< Less
To Hell and Back: The Life Story of an Austrian World War II Survivor By Maria Rosa
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To Hell and Back: The Life Story of an Austrian World War II Survivor is a unique, one-of-a-kind memoir. Author Maria Rosa takes us on a journey through time and history as she tells the true story... More > of her harrowing experiences before, during, & after World War 2. Her adventures span the globe as Maria describes life as a little girl, a student, an adult, & finally as a grandmother. Emotionally charged drama alternates with historical narrative & comical anecdotes in Maria's extraordinary & entertaining narrative. Topics include: World War II - Anschluss or Nazi takeover of Austria - A child's view of the Holocaust - Salzburg & Mozart - Hitler's Eagle's Nest - Castles & cathedrals - Manhattan Freemasons - Motherhood, family, & education - Abusive marriage - Cuban Missile Crisis - Assassination of JFK - Apollo Moon Landing - Vietnam War - Major California earthquakes - Berlin Wall - Ronald Reagan Presidential Library ...and much more! Compelling & educational, this eye opening book is a must read for all ages!< Less
To Hell and Back: The Life Story of an Austrian World War II Survivor By Maria Rosa
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To Hell and Back: The Life Story of an Austrian World War II Survivor is a unique, one-of-a-kind memoir. Author Maria Rosa takes us on a journey through time and history as she tells the true story... More > of her harrowing experiences before, during, & after World War 2. Her adventures span the globe as Maria describes life as a little girl, a student, an adult, & finally as a grandmother. Emotionally charged drama alternates with historical narrative & comical anecdotes in Maria's extraordinary & entertaining narrative. Topics include: World War II - Anschluss or Nazi takeover of Austria - A child's view of the Holocaust - Salzburg & Mozart - Hitler's Eagle's Nest - Castles & cathedrals - Manhattan Freemasons - Motherhood, family, & education - Abusive marriage - Cuban Missile Crisis - Assassination of JFK - Apollo Moon Landing - Vietnam War - Major California earthquakes - Berlin Wall - Ronald Reagan Presidential Library …and much more! Compelling & educational, this eye opening book is a must read for all ages!< Less
Song Of The Eclectic Tambourine: A Novel of Love, Friendships, and a Generation in Conflict By Ron De Torre
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Song of the Eclectic Tambourine begins in 1968 when Marc Amati falls in love with two young women as disparate as the political climate of the times. Lilly Garrett is a courageous flower child... More > committed to non-violence, social justice, and ending the Vietnam War, while Mary Belinda is wealthy, talented, and determined to achieve the fame her mother was cheated by McCarthyism and Hollywood sexism. What Marc learns from, and because of, both women will affect life and help him deal with the challenges of his generation: humanity versus expediency, compassion versus profit, and self-interest versus altruism. For Marc, it is a coming of age in stages. Both women face their own ordeals as they attempt to succeed in a hostile society - Mary being a strong-willed woman in the recording industry, and Lilly in a series of social and political endeavors. Marc's story is an ironic, irreverent, and critical look at the past and its effect on the present. More at< Less

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