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Give Lefty a Call By TOM LEFTWICH
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my personal biography of early childhood difficulties, orphanage life, school, Marine Corp Korea deployment, US Air Force enlistment, Civil Service career, Health related retirement, Contractor... More > performance in support of Space shuttle and Aero space engineering.Hobbies of Country music entertaining, Gold mining , rodeo and horseback activities shared with a loving family and wonderful wife, Fran of 56 years< Less
The Unsolved Case of Dr. Cornelius P. Rhoads: An Indictment By Pedro Aponte-Vázquez
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A medical researcher working for the Rockefeller Foundation in 1931 actually got away with multiple murders despite having bragged about them in a hand-written letter that he misplaced. Attorney... More > and revolutionary leader Pedro Albizu-Campos received the letter from a follower and made it public. The killer, Dr. Cornelius P. Rhoads, was never prosecuted and became a prominent cancer researcher and consultant to the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. Albizu-Campos, a Harvard graduate,was subsequently jailed in 1950 for his revolutionary activities. He became very ill in prison and claimed that he was being tortured with atomic radiation. Only his followers believed him, although he was also a chemical engineer. The American Association for Cancer Research has removed Dr. Rhoads's name from an award it has been giving since 1979 to young physicians who excel in cancer research. Rhoads died in 1959. Albizu in 1965. The author asserts that Rhoads was the intellectual author of Albizu's torture and death.< Less
The Unsolved Case of Dr. Cornelius P. Rhoads: An Indictment By Pedro Aponte-Vázquez
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A medical researcher working for the Rockefeller Foundation in 1931 actually got away with multiple murders despite having bragged about them in a hand-written letter that he misplaced. Attorney... More > and revolutionary leader Pedro Albizu-Campos received the letter from a follower and made it public. The killer, Dr. Cornelius P. Rhoads, was never prosecuted and became a prominent cancer researcher and consultant to the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. Albizu-Campos, a Harvard graduate,was subsequently jailed in 1950 for his revolutionary activities. He became very ill in prison and claimed that he was being tortured with atomic radiation. Only his followers believed him, although he was also a chemical engineer. The American Association for Cancer Research has removed Dr. Rhoads's name from an award it has been giving since 1979 to young physicians who excel in cancer research. Rhoads died in 1959. Albizu in 1965. The author asserts that Rhoads was the intellectual author of Albizu's torture and death.< Less
Sea Creatures: A Might Could Studios Coloring Book for Adults By Christine Fleming
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A coloring book to help you relax, learn, and be inspired. This book is full of mind-boggling sea creatures—sharks bigger than ships, fish that glow in the dark, and sea dragons that look like... More > dancing plants—all for you to color! Each animal is accompanied by the common name, scientific name, and a short blurb about what makes it so intriguing. This coloring book features intricate line drawings intended for adults. If you have younger children who would like to join in, please check out the companion book, Sea Creatures: A Might Could Studios Coloring Book for Kids! Whether you’re an adult or a kid, a woman or a man, an artist or an engineer—whoever you are, I hope this coloring book brings you some relaxation, a creative outlet, and a little bit of awe and inspiration from the wild sea.< Less
Memoirs of a Royal Air Force Oil Rag By Bob Blackmore
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An incredible life that spanned for nearly a century... Robert Collins Blackmore, or ‘Blackie’ as he was known in the RAF, grew up as a sickly child, but would soon become one of the... More > unsung heroes of World War Two. Stricken with family tragedy, the young Blackmore continued with his fascination with anything mechanical, only to find more hardships to follow. Honoured with the Atlantic Star for bravery, burned in a freak engine room explosion, and meeting Winston Churchill on a cold and sinister night, are just some aspects of this humble unpresuming man. This is the story of one man’s fight for survival, lost love, and an inner strength to knuckle down and get the job done. Bob left the RAF to enjoy the rest of his life with his wife Jacque until his passing in 2009 at the age of 92. Excerpt ‘BANG! - My right knee was torn apart as I was blown past the starboard engine gear lever. I was thrown out of the engine room, over the well deck, and smashed into the cabin entrance.’ Bob Blackmore< Less
Hang on a Second! Hardback By Francis Kerr Young
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Hijinks on the high seas. The year is 1961 and a double murder occurs aboard an old passenger liner. The only one who can identify the murderer is a young Scottish marine engineer on his very first... More > voyage. Two Scotland Yard detectives board the vessel in the Port of New York and the ship sails for the Bahamas. The murderer roams the ship at will, first as a passenger and later as a stowaway. Older women show a penchant for this young fellow and his erotic adventures carry the story along. This novel is a must-read for folk that lived through that distant era.< Less
Hang on a Second! Hardback By Francis Kerr Young
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Hijinks on the high seas. The year is 1961 and a double murder occurs aboard an old passenger liner. The only one who can identify the murderer is a young Scottish marine engineer on his very first... More > voyage. Two Scotland Yard detectives board the vessel in the Port of New York and the ship sails for the Bahamas. The murderer roams the ship at will, first as a passenger and later as a stowaway. Older women show a penchant for this young fellow and his erotic adventures carry the story along. This novel is a must-read for folk that lived through that distant era.< Less
Foundations By Tim Bermingham
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"Foundations" tells, in the authentic voice of the man who lived them, tales of the colourful men who worked for and with Bermingham Construction in the years from its founding in 1897 to... More > the beginning of the second world war. It includes accounts of the building of the Crows Nest Pass for the CPR, the construction of the Sault Ste Marie locks, and the incredible ingenuity that led to finally protecting Goderich and its harbour with a breakwater that could withstand Lake Huron's fury. Central to the stories is "Big Bill" Forrest - Ontario's Paul Bunyan, who formed a life long partnership with William Bermingham. Bermingham provided the creative and precise engineering skills, while Big Bill brought massive strength, generosity and charisma. Their partnership agreement also stipulated that Big Bill would do the drinking and swearing for both of them, as he was expert. There are also tales of dramatic and courageous rescues and salvages from the fierce storms of the Great Lakes.< Less
Foundations By Bermingham
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Colonel C. J. "Spike" Bermingham, himself a construction legend who commanded the bridging of the Rhine under fire in WWII, has here recounted stories of the larger than life men who worked... More > for and with Bermingham Construction from 1897 through 1939. Among the colourful characters brought to life are Spike's father, and his father's partner, "Big Bill" Forrest, a man of legendary stature, generosity and charisma - Ontario's Paul Bunyan. "Foundations" recounts their vital contributions to such massive works as the Crows Nest Pass for the CPR and the building of the Soo Locks. It tells of the ingenious engineering that solved the problem of how to protect Goderich Harbour from the fierce storms of Lake Huron. Light moments (such as the only known "tugboat tug-of-war" alternate with gripping tales of sea rescue and salvage on the Great Lakes. Spike's voice speaks authentically from the early 20th century of contests between men and the elements as they built Canada's infrastructure.< Less
Memoirs of a Royal Air Force Oil Rag By Bob Blackmore
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An incredible life that spanned for nearly a century... Robert Collins Blackmore, or ‘Blackie’ as he was known in the RAF, grew up as a sickly child, but would soon become one of the... More > unsung heroes of World War Two. Stricken with family tragedy, the young Blackmore continued with his fascination with anything mechanical, only to find more hardships to follow. Honoured with the Atlantic Star for bravery, burned in a freak engine room explosion, and meeting Winston Churchill on a cold and sinister night, are just some aspects of this humble unpresuming man. This is the story of one man’s fight for survival, lost love, and an inner strength to knuckle down and get the job done. Bob left the RAF to enjoy the rest of his life with his wife Jacque until his passing in 2009 at the age of 92. Excerpt ‘BANG! - My right knee was torn apart as I was blown past the starboard engine gear lever. I was thrown out of the engine room, over the well deck, and smashed into the cabin entrance.’ Bob Blackmore< Less

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