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The Indian Wars By Robert F. (Bob) Turpin
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This book contains three Indian war stories which are only three of the many bloody conflicts between the Plains Indians and the Pony Soldiers (U. S. troops). The Indian tribes made a gallant,... More > all-out effort to drive the white-eyes (settlers) from their lands, but the fight was doomed from the beginning. Nevertheless, the Indians were determined to put up one hell of a fight, and they did, many to the bitter, heartbreaking death. A few of the tribes were quick to realize their cause was lost. The settlers appeared like leaves of trees. There was no end to them. For every white man the Indian killed, ten more took his place. After overwhelming defeat, the Indians refused to lay down their weapons and quit. They were a proud, honorable, and religious people who would always remember their heritage.< Less
Indian King By Jason James King
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Fifty years of peace followed by total war. FIRST AMERICAN WAR. Fifty years of peace followed the first Thanksgiving in Plymouth and by 1675 the natives and the colonists shared the same clothes,... More > food, music, aspirations, humor and ambitions. Then by 1676 the bloodiest war America would ever see erupted and everyone was either a killer or a victim. The Indian King was the son of Massasoit, the chief who taught the colonists how to survive after they left the Mayflower sick, starving and at each other’s throats. The Indian King viewed the arrival of the English differently than his father. Hunted by Benjamin Church, the father of American ranging, Church nixed the war manuals and the for pomp-filled, ceremonial combat which saw the English decimated in every fight and Church taught the colonist’s the native’s last lesson.< Less
The Art of Gatka-Fighting By K. S. Akali
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In 1936 K.S. Akali, the Physical Director of his college, published a book on the then little known Martial Art from India known as Gatka. Boasting 19 photographs and illustrations, K.S. Akali's... More > book offers over 60 pages of instruction on footwork, handling, and use of "the Gatka." This instruction, considered training for the sword, offers a unique perspective into not only the Martial Arts of India, but also the efforts to include "scientific" physical education of the time. The emphasis of K.S. Akali's book is on the sporting aspect of the Art which is similar to Japanese Kendo or English Singlestick. He ends his book with rules for the competition with specific instructions for both the competitors and the judges. Faithfully reproduced by Kirk Lawson, this book is an invaluable resource that both historic researchers and modern Martial Artists alike will find beneficial.< Less
The Art of Gatka-Fighting By K. S. Akali
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In 1936 K.S. Akali, the Physical Director of his college, published a book on the then little known Martial Art from India known as Gatka. Boasting 19 photographs and illustrations, K.S. Akali's... More > book offers over 60 pages of instruction on footwork, handling, and use of "the Gatka." This instruction, considered training for the sword, offers a unique perspective into not only the Martial Arts of India, but also the efforts to include "scientific" physical education of the time. The emphasis of K.S. Akali's book is on the sporting aspect of the Art which is similar to Japanese Kendo or English Singlestick. He ends his book with rules for the competition with specific instructions for both the competitors and the judges. Faithfully reproduced by Kirk Lawson, this book is an invaluable resource that both historic researchers and modern Martial Artists alike will find beneficial.< Less
Soldier Views of Custer's Little Big Horn Fight By Walt Cross
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This first of its kind book combines the accounts of two enlisted men who participated in the Sioux campaign of 1876. Presented is Peter Thompson's account of the Battle of the Little Big Horn and... More > William White's narrative of the march of General Terry's column in support of Custer and the 7th Cavalry. Few soldier accounts have been written and this book combines two of them in a unique look at the death of Custer and his battalion on the banks of the Little Big Horn. Written in an easy to read format. 271 pages. Originally published as "Thompson and White's Little Big Horn Narratives of 1876".< Less
Soldier Views of Custer's Little Big Horn Fight By Walt Cross
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This first of its kind book combines the accounts of two enlisted men who participated in the Sioux campaign of 1876. Presented is Peter Thompson's account of the Battle of the Little Big Horn and... More > William White's narrative of the march of General Terry's column in support of Custer and the 7th Cavalry. Few soldier accounts have been written and this book combines two of them in a unique look at the death of Custer and his battalion on the banks of the Little Big Horn. Written in an easy to read format. 271 pages. Originally published as "Thompson and White's Little Big Horn Narratives of 1876".< Less
A Soldier From Virginia (The French & Indian War) By Issued by R. Fulgham, MA, SCV, LION PUBLISHING, INC., Burton Stevenson
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An account of an American Colonial solider during the French and Indian War. A first-person, "I was there" account of the defeat of British Col. Braddock by a guerilla attack force of... More > combined French soldiers and Indian warriors. Present was the Colonel's aide, a young military aide named George Washington, soon to be Father of the United States of America. It's a rare and fascinating look into the mind of a Colonial American who decides to be soldier and fight for his Queen and State - the State of Virginia. Book form available at minimum price. I'm particular proud of finding this one.< Less
Miguel Najdorf: King of the King's Indian Defense By Nikolay Minev
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This book is a celebration of the fighting spirit of one of the finest chess players to ever represent the Americas — the late Argentine Grandmaster Miguel Najdorf. There are 202 games in the... More > collection, all with Najdorf playing the Black side of the King's Indian Defense. Again and again, Najdorf demonstrates his fine tactical and positional skills, and his deep understanding of the many varied structures that can arise from this dynamic Black defense. Playing only the Black pieces, Najdorf's achieves an incredible record of 100 wins, 73 draws, and only 29 loses (67.6%)! Najdorf responds to practically every variation of the King’s Indian Defense, demonstrating by his practice the ideas behind the opening. The games offer many original ideas which deserve further attention, and is a rich field for independent analysis.< Less
Something To Fight For: The Stories and Experiences of American Veterans By Kenneth Olden, White Swan High School Senior Class of 2012
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A series of interviews and biographies of veterans from all service branches and members of the Yakama Warriors Associated, written and compiled by the students of White Swan High School on the... More > Yakama Indian Reservation.< Less
Friendly Texas Indians and some who weren't By Barbara Barton
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Friendly Texas Indians describes individuals who tried to help the young Texas country as settlers arrived from the east. Chiefs Flacco, Placido,and John Gopher were great scouts who helped men like... More > Texas Ranger Jack Hays and Col. Ranald McKenzie fight the agressive tribes. Black Seminole scouts won many medals of honor. Jumano Indians were a gentle, kind group who helped the Spanish explorers as they made their first trip through Texas. The climax account of each of these Texas tribes is a riveting story.< Less