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DUST OFF ebook
The first time I heard the words DUST OFF was in Vietnam. You see, I was a helicopter pilot and the lifting of the wounded or dead soldiers was called DUST OFF. Now, some thirty-seven years later, I... More > get the following information sent to our ministry. First, I am going to tell you a little about my family and me. My name is Jeff. I am a Police Officer for a city, which is known nationwide for its crime rate. We have a lot of gangs and drugs. At one point, we were #2 in the nation in homicides per capita. I also have a police K-9 named Thor. He was certified in drugs and general duty. He retired at 3 years old because he was shot in the line of duty. Charles Lee Emerson, Minister spent 35 years in business while serving The Lord Jesus Christ in ministry at the same time. For information contact The Village Carpenter World Wide Ministries and Publishing House, PO Box 1, Ludlow Falls, Ohio 45339 USA or see TheVillageCarpenter.info< Less
Blowing the dust off Mars
It took them five months to get there.
Now the two astronauts have finally arrived on Mars. Their mission is to recover samples from a deep-well exploration rig, which has been stranded for twelve... More > years. One of those samples in its lab - a new metal element - could have a huge impact on power generation back on Earth. Perhaps it could even make interstellar travel a possibility.
But it soon becomes apparent that someone doesn't want them to take it back. And Mars can be a desolate planet when things go wrong.< Less
Dust Off: Army Aeromedical Evacuation in Vietnam
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Drawing on its first experiments with helicopters in Korea, the Army in Vietnam came to rely almost entirely on the helicopler for medical evacuation. The Dust Off and Medevac helicopter ambulance... More > units tested and perfected for medical use the Army's new helicopler, the UH- I (" Huey" Iroquois), and developed several new devices that helped save thousands of American lives between 1962 and 1973, The pilots of these helicopters displayed courage and devotion to duty that earned widespread respect from soldiers. This book explains early problems of medevac in Vietnam, recounts the valor of crews, and describes the movement of patients to in-theater Army hospitals. It also shows the effect that helicopters had on traditonal procedures. The widespread use of the helicopter for medical evacuation in America since the Vietnam War testifies to the broader issues raised by this study, and of the relevance of Army history to the civilian community.< Less
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The battle between good and evil has always been the same; technology, secrecy, espionage, propaganda and clerical abilities. The difference here is the technology isn't mechanical or electrical,... More > but magical. It's a war between good – all organized djinns – and evil – djinns who rebel against the second gods' intent. It's a form of corporate warfare – but with casualties..........
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A Doctor's Vietnam Journal
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Merriam Press Military Monograph 97. Second Edition (October 2012). Vietnam may be the only war we ever fought, or perhaps that was ever fought, in which the American soldier added to their heroism a... More > humanitarianism unmatched in the annals of warfare. The kinds and quality of our humanitarian work in Vietnam is documented in this book. Join Dr. Bartecchi in his remarkable journey through Vietnam from the time of the French, the Japanese, and the French again, through the war up to the present day. You will meet some of the truly great heroes and heroines of any war. And whatever your experience in combat, in medicine, in Vietnam - you will learn. 63 photos, 2 illustrations, 5 maps. Full contents listing can be seen in the Book Preview along with additional sample pages.< Less
The Bach Mai Hospital Project
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Merriam Press Modern History 1. First Edition (March 2013). Dr. Bartecchi served in the U.S. Army as a Flight Surgeon during the Vietnam War and in addition to caring for wounded troops, he organized... More > medical forays by helicopter to towns throughout the Mekong Delta. During his tour in Vietnam, working so closely with the civilian population, he developed an admiration and respect for the resilient and proud Vietnamese people. In the mid-1990s, Bartecchi became involved with assisting the Bach Mai Hospital improve their facility and providing training for the doctors, nurses and staff there, including exchanges of medical personnel between Bach Mai Hospital and American hospitals, as well as arranging for assistance in the area of medical equipment and supplies, donated by organizations and corporations. This book provides the background to this story. 77 photos.< Less
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The Drift continues the adventures of the narrator from Parks' first book, Dust of the Earth. Now a middle-aged ne'er-do-well, he is rescued from boredom and debt by Andy, a streetwise Ubermensch,... More > who takes him to an old mine south of Tucson -- Andy's refuge from society. They are joined by Andy's submissive girlfriend Vanessa, who befriends the narrator and, with Andy's permission, sometimes sleeps with him; and by Smeeg, an Asperger's genius who uses salvaged technology to make the mine livable. Nickie --a manipulative college girl from a wealthy family -- later joins the group of misfits, sowing discontent and jealousy. Allied with Andy is a trio of American Indians who have taken to raiding drug smugglers passing through the arroyos near the mine. Looming over all of them is the Entity, a primordial god-like being, who is discovered in a cave after an accident in the mine. The Entity uses the misfits and Indians for his own purposes and, in the process, sets them on the path to a new freedom.< Less
BACK-N-FORTH: Recollections of a Crop Duster (COLOR Paperback)
In a classic, personal story of faith and fortitude, find out what it was like to get up at 3:00 o’clock in the morning after three hours of sleep and then go out to fly an open cockpit biplane... More > just inches off the ground at 100 MPH! From the view through a bug-splattered windshield (and over 200 COLOR photos) go BACK in time to see how seemingly unconnected events prepared a boy, and then a young man, to join this very exclusive club. Then go FORTH to experience the thrills of soloing a Grumman AgCat for the first time and later the chills of crashing through your first set of power lines! After that, keep on crop dusting Back-and-Forth for over two decades of hair-raising flying on the razor’s-edge until your mind and body are finally spent and then...find out why it was all worthwhile. So let’s cinch up our crash helmet, strap on our safety harness, light the fires, and go...BACK-N-FORTH!< Less
BACK-N-FORTH: Recollections of a Crop Duster (B&W Paperback)
In a classic, personal story of faith and fortitude, find out what it was like to get up at 3:00 o’clock in the morning after three hours of sleep and then go out to fly an open cockpit biplane... More > just inches off the ground at 100 MPH! From the view through a bug-splattered windshield (and over 200 B&W photos) go BACK in time to see how seemingly unconnected events prepared a boy, and then a young man, to join this very exclusive club. Then go FORTH to experience the thrills of soloing a Grumman AgCat for the first time and later the chills of crashing through your first set of power lines! After that, keep on crop dusting Back-and-Forth for over two decades of hair-raising flying on the razor’s-edge until your mind and body are finally spent and then...find out why it was all worthwhile. So let’s cinch up our crash helmet, strap on our safety harness, light the fires, and go...BACK-N-FORTH!< Less