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The Adopted Prisoner By Leslie William Law
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One of seven siblings, Les Law was born in London’s East End in the months following mankind’s greatest ever conflict. Twenty years later, he found himself preparing to take part in the... More > next. Having been called up in 1939, he saw action briefly outside Tobruk in the North African desert, before being captured and taken to Italy. There, he endured a period of incarceration before escaping and joining a peasant family as a valued adopted son. Recaptured, he spent time in a work camp in Germany. As well as extending his geographical horizons, the experience of training, travel, action, captivity and liberation deepened his insights into himself and others whose lives were affected by the war. By the time he had returned to his native city, he had changed greatly, as had the world around him. He never forgot the humanity of those who had helped him during his liberty in the Abruzzi Mountains, and he vowed to return one day. In 1972, he visited the village again, for a moving reunion.< Less
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O P Butts Words of a Bitter Old Man By Pop Knows
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Previously released under O P Butts by S A Collins One man’s passion is another man’s poison. One man’s concern is another man’s ignorance. O P Butts examines the question... More > of individual lifestyle preferences through the conflicting lives of four diverse middle age men. Working in the confines of a failing manufacturing facility (the A. L. Wright Screw Products Company) situated on prime Mississippi River frontage in Memphis, TN, a perceived bigot – haunted by one tragic mistake in his past, a delusional simpleton – in denial over his mother’s passing, a defeated African American – yearning to grasp hold of the elusive American Dream, and a reformist homosexual – motived by his own self-preservation embrace – yet aggravate, one another as they go about their daily routines. Through manipulation, domination, and anticipation, these four men struggle against one another to maintain or reshape their personal vision that great entitlement – life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.< Less
A Panther's Father By James Brown
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A Panther’s Father, is a book of hope, caring, and human engagements revolving around the Roosevelt Family from New York City. “Granny Z” Roosevelt is New York City’s... More > 105-year-old storytelling narrator. Her son, Richard and Buster Brocks fall victim to a jungle ambush during the Vietnam War. Both endure rehabilitation. Buster receives the Medal of Honor. Taneeka, Richard’s wife, Richard, and Buster then get their UCLA Degrees. Both men join the LAPD reaching the rank of Supervisors. But the time-period is the volatile early 1970’s and deep racial conflict bears down upon them and the LAPD. But their careers are jeopardized as Shooters from a foreign Country seeking revenge against America engage in Drive-By Shootings in Los Angeles. Another storyline is Bahu the African Tribal Leader who becomes a Doctor of Medicine and finally resides outside New Orleans during the days of the Clipper Ships. Dr. Bahu is thrust into the dark and often times sinister world of aiding slaves.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 61: North American P-51 Mustang By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. History of the North American P-51 Mustang, an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and other conflicts.... More > From late 1943, P-51Bs (supplemented by P-51Ds from mid-1944) were used by the USAAF’s Eighth Air Force to escort bombers in raids over Germany, while the RAF’s 2 TAF and the USAAF’s Ninth Air Force used the Mustangs as fighter-bombers, roles in which the Mustang helped ensure Allied air superiority in 1944. The P-51 was also in service with Allied air forces in the North African, Mediterranean and Italian theaters, and saw limited service against the Japanese in the Pacific War. Features a wide range of images of the P-51, from the first prototype through the P-51D model, primarily in USAAF service in all theaters. 300 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
Tribute to Barack Obama By Jonathan J. Chawora
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Jonathan J. Chawora, an African who is a British resident, had never heard of Barack Obama until the junior senator from Illinois campaigned to be the Democratic presidential candidate. When Obama... More > clinched the nomination, Chawora became intrigued, and when Obama delivered his victory speech the morning after the election, he could not hold back tears as he heard the U.S.’s first black president pronounce his famous slogan: “Yes we can!” His respect only grew after Obama banned the use of torture by American forces, sought to shut down Guantanamo Bay Prison, and pledged his commitment to fighting terrorism throughout the world. Through it all, Obama was calm under pressure and served as an example to future leaders. Even when he had to respond to Islamic State attacks, Brexit, the Ukrainian crisis, or the Syrian conflict, he kept his composure. Join the author and examine the lasting legacy of one of the greatest presidents the United States of America has ever had with this book.< Less
Tribute to Barack Obama By Jonathan J. Chawora
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Jonathan J. Chawora, an African who is a British resident, had never heard of Barack Obama until the junior senator from Illinois campaigned to be the Democratic presidential candidate. When Obama... More > clinched the nomination, Chawora became intrigued, and when Obama delivered his victory speech the morning after the election, he could not hold back tears as he heard the U.S.’s first black president pronounce his famous slogan: “Yes we can!” His respect only grew after Obama banned the use of torture by American forces, sought to shut down Guantanamo Bay Prison, and pledged his commitment to fighting terrorism throughout the world. Through it all, Obama was calm under pressure and served as an example to future leaders. Even when he had to respond to Islamic State attacks, Brexit, the Ukrainian crisis, or the Syrian conflict, he kept his composure. Join the author and examine the lasting legacy of one of the greatest presidents the United States of America has ever had with this book.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 61: North American P-51 Mustang By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. History of the North American P-51 Mustang, an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and other conflicts.... More > From late 1943, P-51Bs (supplemented by P-51Ds from mid-1944) were used by the USAAF’s Eighth Air Force to escort bombers in raids over Germany, while the RAF’s 2 TAF and the USAAF’s Ninth Air Force used the Mustangs as fighter-bombers, roles in which the Mustang helped ensure Allied air superiority in 1944. The P-51 was also in service with Allied air forces in the North African, Mediterranean and Italian theaters, and saw limited service against the Japanese in the Pacific War. Features a wide range of images of the P-51, from the first prototype through the P-51D model, primarily in USAAF service in all theaters. 566 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less

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