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Every day Makes a Difference By Raymond Nye
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My early memories from about 2 years old through to my first school days. Life with a spiteful mother.My aprenticeship capers how did we ever learn a trade. A journey that makes each of us what we... More > are today.< Less
Federal No. 3 Mine Everettville, WV " We Will Never Forget their Sacrifice" By Regina Kalisz
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This book is about the Everettville Mine Disaster in 1927 and its Memorial Services to honor the fallen miners
Vietnam Conscript By Merv Ryan
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The author was called-up and sent to the Vietnam war as an infantry rifleman and has drawn on his experience and knowledge from diary to present a fictional story of one woman and two young men, one... More > militant and aggressive, the other a pacifist, who are conscripted and sent to fight in the jungle. A finely written account of Australian army life on active service and the devastating effect this war had on many who took part in it. The book was on the suggested reading list at Canberra’s Defence Force Academy and used by counselling professionals and popular with secondary students for national service (conscription) projects. "Based on memories so poignant and recalled so well that even a cynical reader can be moved to tears." (Gold Coast Bulletin) "Compelling ... readers of ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT or viewers of Oliver Stone's BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY will recognise the basic shape ... Ryan's novel is a biography of THE Australian Vietnam veteran ... much to be commended." (Canberra Times)< Less
Life's a One Way Street By Bill Mortimore
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This book describes a life lived to the full. It stretches from the time when a hard drive was herding a bunch of heifers down the village street until the present time when, for some obscure... More > reason, it has become the memory core of a computer. It started as an account of family history for his granddaughter but it grew to become an exciting and humourous narrative of his life story and an account of a journey well travelled. Reading this will take you from his life as a child growing up in the Gloucestershire countryside in the 1930s and 1940s, through his adventures in military service and the transition back to civilian life. It is followed by the eventual return to his rural roots.< Less
The Perfect Cup By M Nicora
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The Perfect Cup is a humorous and heartfelt story depicting one individual’s journey to recapture the warmth and excitement of their first cup of coffee. A somewhat philosophical question and... More > uncharted exploration all for one purpose ---- to find the perfect cup.< Less
More About Billy By Brian W Fisher
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The day after Chalky receives his calling-up papers for National Service, another set drops through Billy’s letterbox and the two eighteen-year olds begin real-life experiences – courtesy... More > of the army. Thrust into the arena of barrack-room bullying, they endure abject misery, exhaustion and confusion, to emerge a little wiser. It’s the early 1950s. Communist forces are ravaging whole swathes of Malaya. Their boyhood memories soon fade. Pleasures are non-existent as Billy and his men learn to cope with the steaming jungle, searching for an elusive, secretive and utterly brutal enemy. They meet people of many races, some friendly and hospitable, others hostile and murderous. Such a mix proves to be far more than a mere spice to be added to a soldier’s daily diet. Heng, the leader of the notorious 9 Platoon, leaves a chilling prophecy hanging from a tree – one that Billy cannot ignore. The battle of wills and skills weaves in many directions – but who will be victorious?< Less
Hindsight By Matt Gardi
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This intense fiction explores the life of orphan Nathan Brink, as his memory is enhanced back to the point of his birth. This unexpected unveiling, exposes Brink to horrible secrets, sins of the... More > past and to an underworld many of us fear exist. Brink's life is turned upside down, as he is forced to accept his unintentional ties to a New World Order. Brink and his friends take an adventure through time, and across the country, from Dallas, to New York, and to the Florida Keys. Author Matt Gardi, originally from Vermont, but now a resident of Key West, Florida, employs his eclectic background, and diverse life experiences to unfold a twisted tale of suspense and exciting intrigue. Tapping into his current technical background as a Senior Systems Analyst, while utilizing his past experiences as a commercial pilot and employment in Information Services for the US Army overseas, Gardi is the ideal candidate to break the mold of the classic suspense novel.< Less
Hindsight By Matt Gardi
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This intense fiction explores the life of orphan Nathan Brink, as his memory is enhanced back to the point of his birth. This unexpected unveiling, exposes Brink to horrible secrets, sins of the... More > past and to an underworld many of us fear exist. Brink's life is turned upside down, as he is forced to accept his unintentional ties to a New World Order. Brink and his friends take an adventure through time, and across the country, from Dallas, to New York, and to the Florida Keys. Author Matt Gardi, originally from Vermont, but now a resident of Key West, Florida, employs his eclectic background, and diverse life experiences to unfold a twisted tale of suspense and exciting intrigue. Tapping into his current technical background as a Senior Systems Analyst, while utilizing his past experiences as a commercial pilot and employment in Information Services for the US Army overseas, Gardi is the ideal candidate to break the mold of the classic suspense novel.< Less
The 38 By Preller Geldenhuys
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The 38 are Rhodesian airmen killed in action during the Rhodesian - Zimbabwe War 1965 to 1980. In some cases the bodies of those airmen killed in hostile foreign countries were not recovered - not... More > even after the cessation of hostilities. This 'coffee table' publication is an extract from the "Rhodesian War Casualties" book by the same author, and in essence is a pictorial history which honours those airmen who paid the supreme sacrifice in the service of their country. The record also details the number and type of Rhodesian Air Force aircraft that was shot down or lost on operations. Information of where the memorials are, where names of the lost are to be found and where some of the aircraft crash sites are given. Credit is given to those persons who many years later ventured into the 'unknown'to find the locations of the aircraft crash sites.< Less
Displaced By Andy Evans & Vesna Kovac
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Bosnia is the back drop to this fascinating insight into a twenty year search to uncover the true identity of a man displaced from his country and loved ones. Genealogy today is big business.... More > Websites now offer their services to uncover the truth about our heritage. Lost royal bloodlines can be uncovered at the click of the mouse. Family tragedies of old can be revisited once more, memories cherished at last forever. Imagine however if no records of our existence remained. DISPLACED tells of such a search of no recordable beginning. The story strives to uncover the shrouded blanket, kept in secret for over sixty years, of my own grandfather's life before his appearance in England in 1947. Yugoslavia's bloody and violent times of her past are revisited within my own travels of modern day quest of understanding.< Less

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