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World War II and My Military Memories By Murray Coffey
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World War II and My Military Memories takes the reader from the author’s beginnings in the small town of Myrtle, Mississippi where he heard many stories about the First World War from his... More > three uncles. Then to the ROTC, getting an education at a tough war college, then into the service and lots of specialized training, and on to combat in Europe in World War II while serving most of the time in the 89th Infantry Division. There are stories about the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhine River Crossing in Germany, liberation of the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp and the then unknown horrors of the Holocaust. After the war came service in the Occupation Army with numerous escapades, some serious and many that were fun and humorous. Later came the Reserves, a near miss on the Korean War, then completing an education and building a career after the war, and finally a trip back to Europe to re-live old memories many years later that included a visit to East Germany before the Berlin wall came down.< Less
World War II and My Military Memories By Murray Coffey
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World War II and My Military Memories takes the reader from the author’s beginnings in the small town of Myrtle, Mississippi where he heard many stories about the First World War from his... More > three uncles. Then to the ROTC, getting an education at a tough war college, then into the service and lots of specialized training, and on to combat in Europe in World War II while serving most of the time in the 89th Infantry Division. There are stories about the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhine River Crossing in Germany, liberation of the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp and the then unknown horrors of the Holocaust. After the war came service in the Occupation Army with numerous escapades, some serious and many that were fun and humorous. Later came the Reserves, a near miss on the Korean War, then completing an education and building a career after the war, and finally a trip back to Europe to re-live old memories many years later that included a visit to East Germany before the Berlin wall came down.< Less
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Living and Nursing in America - The Way it Is and Was By Dawn Griffis
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Dawn was born England 1940, just after the start of WWII. Raised in a Northamptonshire village, she trained as a nurse, when training was done in hospitals. The work was hard, lasting 60 to 72 hours... More > a week, taking classes in her spare time. She married Mike, an American, in 1962. In 1965 they moved to the States with two daughters. She continued her nursing career. She was shocked by the patient care, & the attitudes of medical staff, towards patients and nurses. The discourtesy to nurses, who had obviously received limited training, was unprofessional. This charts her experiences of the medical & social aspects of living in the USA. She and her family moved many times, living in 9 different states, working in a variety of medical facilities. Her experiences should shock & horrify you. She reveals a mountain of medical incompetence & misdemeanors. Sadly, much generated by greed. Different states had varying levels of care. Upon reaching VA Hospital, Vermont, the level was more like she was used to in England.< Less
50 Years a Veterinarian: Stories of Animals and their People By Donald V. “Doc” D.V.M.
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Donald V. “Doc” Tebbe rolled into the town of Fort Recovery, Ohio, in June 1962 ready to get work as a veterinarian. More than fifty years later, he’s still practicing his craft.... More > It’s a career he knew he’d embark on as a young boy, when his prized cow, Shirley, suffered complications while giving birth. He watched on in horror from a hay chute as the veterinarian, Dr. Steinke, began cutting off the calf’s legs, head, and ribs, yelling to no one in particular, “I hate to do this, but it’s our only chance to save the cow.” Both the cow and the calf died, and it broke Tebbe’s heart. That day, he vowed to become a better veterinarian than Dr. Steinke to make up for what he did to his Shirley. Tebbe has since had colossal failures that have made him realize how bad Dr. Steinke must have felt that day he failed. For instance, on his very first day of work, he accidentally killed a cat. Join a small-town veterinarian on some very big adventures in 50 Years a Veterinarian.< Less
When Push Comes to Shov By Paul Shovlin
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“A thoroughly enjoyable read” Sir Gerry Robinson “A great story well told” Paul McGinley, European Ryder Cup Captain Paul Shovlin credits his pastoral upbringing in rural... More > Donegal for much of what he has achieved in life. His dedicated and loving parents and the quiet rituals of country life were the twin supports that enabled him to forge his own path in the world. In this honest and thought-provoking memoir, laced with a dry humour and intelligence, Paul looks back on his life, from his days as a student at the famous St Eunan’s in Letterkenny, which has produced so many of Ireland’s high achievers, to the fork in the road which led him to a successful career in banking, firstly at Ulster Bank and then as Chief Executive of Barclays Bank Ireland. During this time, he forged relationships with some of the country’s top business figures, and lived through the daily realities of running a bank in a struggling economy.< Less
For the Record: The Life and Times of John William Neville 1908-1973 By John G. Neville
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A third-generation Canadian, John Neville left Ottawa, where he and his parents had been born and always lived, to begin his studies at Harvard Law School in 1929. He had excelled academically and... More > athletically at the University of Ottawa from where he graduated with three degrees at the age of 20. Before him lay not only academic challenges, but also financial ones as he tried to earn his place in a world which would be devastated by the Great Depression and World War II. He could not have anticipated that he would meet a French war-widow to whom he would be married for a relatively short time and with whom he would have a son. The bitter divorce prompted a campaign of slander against him that would threaten his career and his relationship with his only child. He deserved better treatment. This book, written by his son, attempts to clear his name “For the Record” and to honor this exceptional man and the life he lived.< Less
Mirror Image By Darrin Hayes
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Mr. Darrin Hayes, Father of fomer Louisiana State University and Arizona Cardinals standout defensive back Tyrann “Honey Badger” Mathieu is currently on quest to lead others down the... More > right path. He decided to tell his story in efforts to inspire young kids and athletes the vital importance of wise decision-making. Your heard the storey so many times, but never told in such a vibrating and soul-searching matter. An inspiring young athlete with a promising professional career ahead of him gets involved with the wrong crowd and commits a crime, landing him in one of the bloodiest prisons in the United States. Going to prison was never in Hayes’ plan, especially serving a life sentence. Before his incarceration, Hayes had aspirations, dreams, and goals like any other young person. He attended John McDonogh Sr. High School in the mid-city area of New Orleans, LA. where he was considered the best running back in the city, if not the State.< Less
World War II and My Military Memories By Murray Coffey
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World War II and My Military Memories takes the reader from the author’s beginnings in the small town of Myrtle, Mississippi where he heard many stories about the First World War from his... More > three uncles. Then to the ROTC, getting an education at a tough war college, then into the service and lots of specialized training, and on to combat in Europe in World War II while serving most of the time in the 89th Infantry Division. There are stories about the Battle of the Bulge, the Rhine River Crossing in Germany, liberation of the Ohrdruf Concentration Camp and the then unknown horrors of the Holocaust. After the war came service in the Occupation Army with numerous escapades, some serious and many that were fun and humorous. Later came the Reserves, a near miss on the Korean War, then completing an education and building a career after the war, and finally a trip back to Europe to re-live old memories many years later that included a visit to East Germany before the Berlin wall came down.< Less

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