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Some Must Die: A Marine Correspondent On Okinawa By James S. Nutter
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. After boot camp at the Marine Corps Air Station, El Centro, Calif., Nutter was assigned to the intelligence section of HQ Squadron, 2nd Marine Air Wing, MAG... More > 43, tasked to join the invasion force of Okinawa. He was issued a typewriter and assigned various report writing duties. Before long his experience, his age and his lighthearted, infectious personality, won him increased freedom and access to the stories unfolding around him. His account of the battles fought to secure Okinawa is often grim, but always with an eye for the determination and spirit that animated these citizen warriors, lifting them to the acts of sacrifice and heroism that fill these pages—the raw stuff of America's victory over Japan. Nutter Completed in 1945, Nutter was unable to find a publisher and died in 1950, and for some 70 years the manuscript sat, a time capsule preserving the stories of the men he got to know. Nothing has been changed.< Less
King Coal & The Great Yorkshire Coal Hauliers By Charlie Walker
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There were many haulage companies operating in the Wakefield area, in the 1950/60s., and many were owner drivers, who prospered and became the owners of very large enterprises themselves. My own... More > company Walkers of Wakefield was one, Jackie Hanson of R Hanson & son was another, D Wrigglesworth of Dewsbury another, Jack Robinson of A One Transport another. The redoubtable Peter Slater of Gildersome was another, Fred Chappell who once sold me an old fire engine another, and of course there were also two other old friends of mine Frank Hensby, and his son Richard who built up a large fleet of tippers, and created the VW & Man Truck dealerships in Wakefield. Quite a formidable crew, and there were oh so many more like them. Who through personal sacrifice, persistence, and dedication, built there Empires too. They and their likes should never be forgotten, and this is just my attempt to try and ensure that they aren't.< Less
Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte: Complete & Illustrated By L. A. Fauvelet De Bourrienne
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"Soldiers, Soldiers! behold your colours. These eagles will always be your rallying-point! They will always be where your Emperor may think them necessary for the defence of his throne and of... More > his people. Swear to sacrifice your lives to defend them, and by your courage to keep them constantly in the path of victory.—Swear!" It would be impossible to describe the acclamations which followed this address; there is something so seductive in popular enthusiasm that even indifferent persons. And yet the least reflection would have shown how shamefully Napoleon forswore the declaration he made to the Senate, when the organic 'Senatus-consulte' for the foundation of the Empire was presented to him at St: Cloud: On that occasion he said; "The French people shall never be MY people!" And yet the day after his Coronation his eagles were to be carried wherever they might be necessary for the defence of his people. This book is on Complete almost 1200 pages memoir of the world's greatest military genius..< Less
Win Any Battle By Faith Publishing Inc
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Not all people have the courage to face every challenge in life. Lucky are those who surpass all the obstacles by taking risks bravely. Courage, as others said, is not innate. But, everyone is... More > equipped with a certain amount of this, which allows them to face their fears and take risks without losing faith and try to continue living even if it is tough. As a person just like you who has struggled with courage issues, I have searched high and low to find the best strategies to fix this problem and I am fully qualified and equipped to help you put an end to your frustration with trying to wade through all the info you need to know to be a success! Everyone is afraid of something. But, being courageous can let you face or overcome your fears in life even if it means you should sacrifice or take risks. If you think you don’t have the courage to surpass all the challenges in life, well you are wrong. Life will never run out of challenges. They are already part of anyone’s lives.< Less
Ave Verum Corpus By Marta Lozano Molano
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Mixed chorus. Coro Mixto SATB. It is not needed to be a believer to understand a religious text. This piece has two interpretations: the love to God and  the love to a persons that made a... More > sacrifice for us. Ave Verum Corpus is an invitation to think about our own lives and our relationship with others< Less
Hero of the Himalayas By Melvin Choy & Douglas Ho
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A personal account of the most famous fighter squadrons of World War II, the Flying Tigers. They turned the tide of Japan's aggressive domination of the Far East. This is the memoir of Eddie Long,... More > one of the elite Chinese pilots who joined The Flying Tigers. His story is inspiring and amazing, from his defying experiences flying the infamous Hump Route to facing the Japanese in air battles. Eddie's personal reminiscences and meticulous research has provided historical context and anecdotes about other Flying Tiger pilots and experiences of the Chinese people before, during, and after the war. The gallantry and courage of Eddie Long is mirrored in the dedication and sacrifice of the Chinese citizens who helped the Flying Tigers at the risk of their own safety. Hero of the Himalayas will give you a unique understanding of a crucial aspect of the Allie's success in defeating Japan as well as showing the amazing heights to which people can rise in the cause of love, brotherhood and freedom< Less
Hero of the Himalayas (Simplified Chinese Edition) By Melvin Choy & Douglas Ho
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A personal account of the most famous fighter squadrons of World War II, the Flying Tigers. They turned the tide of Japan's aggressive domination of the Far East. This is the memoir of Eddie Long,... More > one of the elite Chinese pilots who joined The Flying Tigers. His story is inspiring and amazing, from his defying experiences flying the infamous Hump Route to facing the Japanese in air battles. Eddie's personal reminiscences and meticulous research has provided historical context and anecdotes about other Flying Tiger pilots and experiences of the Chinese people before, during, and after the war. The gallantry and courage of Eddie Long is mirrored in the dedication and sacrifice of the Chinese citizens who helped the Flying Tigers at the risk of their own safety. Hero of the Himalayas will give you a unique understanding of a crucial aspect of the Allie's success in defeating Japan as well as showing the amazing heights to which people can rise in the cause of love, brotherhood and freedom< Less
Stylars Conquest: Part One By Craig Archibald
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Stylar, not content with saving his own people, sets off on a journey that will see sacrifice, hardship, picking a team who strike out with him knowing their loved ones have gone to the stars, not... More > knowing what they will find. Personal challenges await them all as not only do they have to find a people, they also must find a craft that will take them from their dying world, each has tasted freedom, but how long can it last? The second in a trilogy that follows Stylar who is motivated by the guilt of being created through the exploitation of a people he comes to know as family, we begin to find out about the others around him their motivations, change is inevitable and we find out it always comes at a price, a future that isn’t certain a past that will always be honoured.< Less
Fairy Tales Do Not Exist By Paulina García Romero
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Palizer is not a common girl, she is a princess who is in pursuit of love. Her life does not get any easier after she is the pray of a family curse. Everything she dreamt of is lost when she is not... More > longer a princess but a mythological creature. The only person able to kill her or save her from death is her own love who will have to make a big sacrifice not to lose his true love, or whom will give up trying to keep her alive. Palizer no es una muchacha común, es una princesa en busca del amor. Su vida no se hace más fácil después de que es presa de una maldición que está en la familia. Todo lo que soñó se ha perdido después de que se convierte en una criatura mitológica. La única persona capaz de salvarla o matarla es su ser amado, quien hará o no un gran sacrificio para mantenerla con vida.< Less
Fairy Tales Do Not Exist By Paulina García Romero
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Palizer is not a common girl, she is a princess who is in pursuit of love. Her life does not get any easier after she is the pray of a family curse. Everything she dreamt of is lost when she is not... More > longer a princess but a mythological creature. The only person able to kill her or save her from death is her own love who will have to make a big sacrifice not to lose his true love, or whom will give up trying to keep her alive. Palizer no es una muchacha común, es una princesa en busca del amor. Su vida no se hace más fácil después de que es presa de una maldición que está en la familia. Todo lo que soñó se ha perdido después de que se convierte en una criatura mitológica. La única persona capaz de salvarla o matarla es su ser amado, quien hará o no un gran sacrificio para mantenerla con vida.< Less

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