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Love and Glory - memorial edition By F. R. Chaffin
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A grand romance and historic adventure set to the backdrop of World War II. Meet the ace, PJ Wheeler, a wealthy, womanizing grandson of a powerful U.S. Senator, who chooses the perils of fighter... More > pilot combat over the safety his grandfather’s influence could have assured him; the navigator, Joe Beauman, a rugged, romantic farm boy turned hardened B-17 navigator; the war correspondent, Janice Courtenay, sought-after beauty and accomplished journalist; the spy, Melissa Sullivan, exotic singer and courtesan informant; and the passionate Marie Saint-Claire, who risks everything in her support of the French Resistance. Experience the tawdriness of a Cairo brothel; the terror of the crew in the fuselage of a flak-riddled B-17 bomber; and the thrill of P38 vs Messerscmidtt dogfights. Love and Glory is fiction, infused with very real tales that only a World War II combat veteran — remembering all the exquisite detail of wartime America and the North African Campaign — could tell.< Less
Steady By Richard E. Merkling
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In his lifetime, Richard E. Merkling saw four wars, flew over four hundred combat missions, piloted all the fighters the Air Force had during his thirty-four years of service, and shaped world... More > history. Toy kites and Amelia Earhart inspired his love of flight. He learned to fly in the Army Air Corps during World War II, before the Air Force ever existed. He was offered an opportunity to become an astronaut. He got into a dogfight with a Russian pilot in the skies over North Korea. He test fired the first jet-launched nuclear missile. He brought the C-17, the A-10, the F-15, and the F-16 to the Air Force. He planned the air attack to destroy the Soviet nuclear missiles during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. His refusal of the Nixon White House’s offer of nuclear missiles and the alternative he planned and executed helped end the war in Vietnam. These are his stories as he told them.< Less
Healing Pakistan – Improving Human Rights, Gender Mainstreaming and Religious Education in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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India and Pakistan came close to a conflict in February 2019 when India bombed Pakistani territory for the first time in a half century and warplanes from both countries fought a dogfight over the... More > divided region. Tensions were defused when Pakistan returned a downed Indian pilot. But they have grown again since India revoked a constitutional clause that endowed semi-autonomous status on the part of Kashmir under its control in August 2019. India moved hundreds of thousands of troops to the region and carried out thousands of arrests. Khan has expressed his fear of an uncontrolled escalation. He said he had expressed his fears in conversations recently with Donald Trump, Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson. President Trump has offered to mediate, but only if both Pakistan and India agree. India has been allegedly resistant to outside mediation, and Modi has presented his actions in Indian-controlled Kashmir as essential to counter separatism and terrorism, which he accuses Pakistan of fomenting...< Less

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