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DUST OFF ebook By Charles Lee Emerson, Minister
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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< Less
Blowing the dust off Mars By Nicholas Sheffield
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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 By Peter Dorland, James Nanney
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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
Dust and Mud By Patrick FORD
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Edward (Jack) Riordan is twenty when the new century dawns, and he goes off to the South African war seeking adventure. There he is decorated, wounded, and meets his future wife. After the war, they... More > marry, and he and 'Ettie' his wife embark upon a life of sawmilling and eventual land ownership, interrupted by World War 1. Together, they forge the beginnings of a great farming dynasty for their large family. This is a story of undying love, fortitude, and family in the unforgiving Australian bush of the first half of the 20th century.< Less
Red Dust By Camiron Cox
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Camden is a 15 year old girl with parents anyone would love to have. Her parents send her to her friend's house one night so they can go hang out with some of their friends for a little bit, but the... More > next morning her friend's mom gets a knock on the door from police saying that Camden's parents have been killed in a terrible car crash. Camden is sent to live with her grandparents. She goes to the car crash site and finds a brick on the floorboard, and some red powder-like dust on the gas pedal. She later goes to her apartment to get her things, but she needs the spare key so she asks the manager at the desk. There are some gloves with red dust on the palms laying on the desk. She is so confused she doesn't know what to do. She tells her grandma and her grandma tells the detective, but the detective and his team won't do any further investigating. She goes off on her own to find out what really happened to her parents, and if it was really just an accident.< Less
Star Dust By Martin Humphreys
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This book is about spiritual awakening in the 21st century to the unvarnished truth. It sweeps aside the dogmatic view that has been held for so long. The book is about me finding my sense of... More > spirituality, which is not any kind of mainstream religion. The book starts off by me breaking free from my conditioning, which starts at the early age of 12. I explain what this means both globally and on a personal level. I then go on to explain about Altered States of Consciousness and what this means spiritually. Then I move on to discuss my experiences in the Amazon jungle with Shaman, and how this massive breakthrough discovery in my early 20’s shaped the very core and foundation of what I know today. This book takes you on an exciting journey of discovery deep into the spiritual recesses of the mind. The book is very deep, emotional and compelling. I then discuss the way that this world holds us down spiritually, and what I feel is in store for humanity and us as individuals.< Less
Sundown: And the Dust that's Settled By Travis Pawlikowski
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A small bit of my poetry. If you don't like it...fuck off already, it's cheap enough.
A Doctor's Vietnam Journal By Carl E. Bartecchi, M.D.
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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 By Carl E. Bartecchi, MD
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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
BACK-N-FORTH: Recollections of a Crop Duster (B&W Paperback) By Leonard Belisle
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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