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Bridges Family History By Beverly Bridges McCarthy
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Bridges Family History from England to America with Account by Edward Loos Bridges and his childhood in the Phillipines
Bridges Family History By Beverly Bridges McCarthy
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Bridges Family History from England to America with Account by Edward Loos Bridges and his childhood in the Phillipines
Portrait of American Patriotism By John G. Rothlauf, Patricia L. Meyers
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John G. Rothlauf grew up during the depression in Albany, NY with a father confined to a hospital and a mother and three younger siblings to provide for. Once he was sure they were taken care of, he... More > joined the Navy. He spent spent most of his Navy time aboard the USS Indus in the Pacific during WWII. John particpated as part of the 7th Fleet during the Invasion of the Phillipines and was part the largest naval battle of all time - the battle of Leyte Gulf. He contributed to the war effort as many of the Greatest Generation did and, after the war, was able to have the American life they all fought for.< Less
The Spirit of the Sammy B By RADM Robert W. Copeland (USNR), with Jack E. O'Neill
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Now pull up a chair and listen to the impressive true story of the USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS, DE-413, as told by Robert W. Copeland, Commanding Officer. Copeland describes how he and his hard-hitting... More > crew, and a little ship that could, assembled together and fought in the greatest sea battle of all time, the October 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf. All net proceeds go to keeping alive the memory of the the USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE 413) and her crew. Survivors Association found online at http://de413.org.< Less
Dance at Bataan By Blake Bradford
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While researching Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a graduate student (Hannah) comes across a series of sealed records of a man (Mr. Edwards) in Virginia that survived the Bataan Death March in the... More > Philippines during WWII. She visits him for an interview and the two begin a tumultuous friendship as his memories open up to Bataan, a subject he has actively avoided for over half a century. Through his memories we follow three survivors of the March (Buck, Taylor, and Marlene) as they create a university in their POW camp and await rescue from the Japanese by Douglas MacArthur. Taylor, being the appointed Chaplain, is allowed the only outside contact, with secret visits set up with an American spy (Claire) that is on the island pretending to be a Italian entertainer and owner of Club Tsubaki. When Hannah finds out about Mr. Edwards' explosive secrets from Bataan she is forced to either expose him and get her PhD, or keep his secrets and have her dissertation denied.< Less
Dance at Bataan By Blake Bradford
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While researching Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a graduate student (Hannah) comes across a series of sealed records of a man (Mr. Edwards) in Virginia that survived the Bataan Death March in the... More > Philippines during WWII. She visits him for an interview and the two begin a tumultuous friendship as his memories open up to Bataan, a subject he has actively avoided for over half a century. Through his memories we follow three survivors of the March (Buck, Taylor, and Marlene) as they create a university in their POW camp and await rescue from the Japanese by Douglas MacArthur. Taylor, being the appointed Chaplain, is allowed the only outside contact, with secret visits set up with an American spy (Claire) that is on the island pretending to be a Italian entertainer and owner of Club Tsubaki. When Hannah finds out about Mr. Edwards' explosive secrets from Bataan she is forced to either expose him and get her PhD, or keep his secrets and have her dissertation denied.< Less
The Spirit of the Sammy B ebook By USS Samuel B. Roberts Survivor Assn
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Now pull up a chair and listen to the impressive true story of the USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS, DE-413, as told by Robert W. Copeland, Commanding Officer. Copeland describes how he and his hard-hitting... More > crew, and a little ship that could, assembled together and fought in the greatest sea battle of all time, the October 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf. All net proceeds benefit the USS Samuel B. Roberts Survivors (DE 413) Association, found online at http://de413.org.< Less
A Question of Balance By Victor Rust
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Mike 'Jet' Black sensed something... ...and it wasn't just that he had a predictable nickname given the colour of his hair, his surname and the fact that he was a senior captain in Rainboways. No, it... More > was the new stewardess, Suzie, who looked, acted and sounded exactly like his dead Anna. But all that turns out to be peripheral as they embark on an affair that seems doomed to failure from the very start. Take into account Gary's bloodlust when he accidentally kills Lauren Stacey and the ensuing attempts by him, Suzie and Jet to cover up the crime and abscond from the Phillipines back to the relative safety of England and Jet's days just get blacker and gloomier.< Less
Douglas SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber Pilot's Flight Manual By United States Navy
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The Douglas SBD Dauntless served as the U.S. Navy’s front line dive bomber from the outbreak of WWII thru 1943. Dauntless’ proved their mettle at the battles of Coral Sea and Midway,... More > where crews accounted for four Japanese carriers. The plane also saw action in support of the Marines at Guadalcanal. Their last combat stint was at the Battle of the Phillipine Sea in 1944. Originally printed by Douglas and the U.S. Navy during WWII, this Flight Operating Handbook taught pilots everything they needed to know before entering the cockpit. Classified “Restricted”, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable facsimile has been slightly reformatted. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Traitor! By John Michael Kearney
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200 pages. FULL COLOR. PHOTO-REALISTIC. Unique graphic novel! The story: Phillipines Ambush: 3 agents killed / Middle East Car Bomb: 4 Navy SEALs killed/ Clandestine operations. No TV network... More > coverage. No headlines. No news flashes. But in secret meetings deep within the black ops community, the failed missions are TOP PRIORITY. An insider is providing information to criminal elements. Who is the "mole"? Could the information leak be traced into the White House itself? United States President James Kellogg is determined to find the leak. But who can he trust? Under Presidental orders, black ops agent Nine goes undercover to expose the leak. Her most dangerous mission. Without backup and without her personal security detail, she must enter the despicable world of human trafficking, sex slaves and gun runners to find the leak. She must befriend the notorious Mancini twin brothers and be seduced into the world of the call girl and in the process put herself at extreme physical and emotional risk.< Less