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Legendary Firefighters By Dr. Azariyah Ben Yosef
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An inspiring true story about a heroic firefighter who saved many lives and brought a killer to justice!
Firefighter War Stories II: More Memories from the Firehouse Years By Lew LeBlanc
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A retired Fire Captain from a Boston suburb shares over 150 stories from his 33-year career. Get a glimpse into a life that few outside of the profession ever see—that of a firefighter—by... More > a man who has lived it. LeBlanc brings you along as he shares his experiences: the camaraderie—and conflict—within the firehouse; the feeling of satisfaction in a job well done (perhaps...saving a life); and the agony of loss. Expect a roller coaster ride. The book continuously transitions from the ridiculous to the sublime; one story will be incredibly amusing, the next will leave you experiencing the same sense of loss as Mr. LeBlanc obviously felt. No matter what size department you work on, people are people and you can't make this stuff up. Perfect for those who dream of a career as firefighter, or those who would like to learn (and be entertained) more about the behind-the-scenes, day-to-day situations encountered by these brave heroes.< Less
Smoke E. Alarm, The Volunteer Firefighters Cat By Tyler Bachman
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A children's book about a fire fighters stories through the eyes of a cat.
Smoke E. Alarm, The Volunteer Firefighters Cat By Tyler Bachman
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A children's book about a fire fighters stories through the eyes of a cat.
Spot Fires and Slop-Overs: Memoir of a Firefighter By Buck Wickham
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Buck Wickham was just eighteen years old when he started working for the U.S. Forest Service in 1971. The world was a different place then, and times have definitely changed. In Spot Fires and... More > Slop-Overs, he narrates the story of his career as a forest firefighter—from his beginnings chasing lightning fires on the Mogollon Rim of Northern Arizona through his participation on incident management teams fighting fires across the United States. Offering a candid look at Wickham’s specialized work, Spot Fires and Slop-Overs presents an engaging and fascinating memoir of one man’s time serving in the U.S. Forest Service. He presents insight into the nuts and bolts of his job throughout his tenure, and he reflects on how things are changing in the forests and in the bureaucracy of forest management. He tells about the friendships and antics he’s experienced and also shares compelling stories of what it was like to be on the ground in the nation’s forests.< Less
Spot Fires and Slop-Overs: Memoir of a Firefighter By Buck Wickham
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Buck Wickham was just eighteen years old when he started working for the U.S. Forest Service in 1971. The world was a different place then, and times have definitely changed. In Spot Fires and... More > Slop-Overs, he narrates the story of his career as a forest firefighter—from his beginnings chasing lightning fires on the Mogollon Rim of Northern Arizona through his participation on incident management teams fighting fires across the United States. Offering a candid look at Wickham’s specialized work, Spot Fires and Slop-Overs presents an engaging and fascinating memoir of one man’s time serving in the U.S. Forest Service. He presents insight into the nuts and bolts of his job throughout his tenure, and he reflects on how things are changing in the forests and in the bureaucracy of forest management. He tells about the friendships and antics he’s experienced and also shares compelling stories of what it was like to be on the ground in the nation’s forests.< Less
POPCORN PALOOZA: A Wild and Extraordinary Popcorn Story By Leona Enns with creative assistance by Madeleine Enns
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Pop pop poppety pop pop pop! This is a fun little book about a popcorn popper gone wild -- and how a little girl saves the day! Popcorn fills the house, spills out onto the street and might have... More > overrun the whole city, if not the country, or even the world, had little Madeleine not come up with a brilliant solution for curbing the mayhem! Space is provided for children to add their own illustrations if desired. Fascinating facts about popcorn king Orville Redenbacher are included. Seeking larger children's book publisher to publish this book as a full color children's picture book!< Less
REMF "War Stories" : 17th CAG - Nha Trang, Vietnam - 1969 By Dean Muehlberg
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Not a tale of firefights and blood, this book should be read by anyone who lived through the Vietnam era that was not directly involved and did not go to Vietnam. It provides a sense of what went... More > through their minds, the conflicts and confusion and related fears. In a self-deprecating style, the author comes of age, examining these emotions and the guilts of being assigned to a secure area, of leaving a job before it was completed, and abandoning faithful Vietnamese friends. It should be read by anyone who cares about those who went and who want to understand more about them and their era. Forty photos provide a flavor of the year and the place. RAPID CITY JOURNAL 8-21-05 SAYS "MORE THAN OTHER STORIES ABOUT VIETNAM, THIS ONE IS REFLECTIVE, AND THANKFULLY SO. MUEHLBERG SORTS THROUGH THE MORASS TO FIND ENOUGH GOOD TO GIVE HIMSELF AND READERS THE FEELING THAT VIETNAM WAS NOT ENTIRELY AN INSTANCE OF MINDLESS OBLIVION THAT IT SOMETIMES SEEMS."< Less
REMF "War Stories" 17TH CAG - Nha Trang, Vietnam - 1969 By Dean Muehlberg
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Not a tale of firefights and blood, this book should be read by anyone who lived through the Vietnam era that was not directly involved and did not go to Vietnam. It provides a sense of what went... More > through their minds, the conflicts and confusion and related fears. In a self-deprecating style, the author comes of age, examining these emotions and the guilts of being assigned to a secure area, of leaving a job before it was completed, and abandoning faithful Vietnamese friends. It should be read by anyone who cares about those who went and who want to understand more about them and their era. Forty photos provide a flavor of the year and the place. RAPID CITY JOURNAL 8-21-05 SAYS "MORE THAN OTHER STORIES ABOUT VIETNAM, THIS ONE IS REFLECTIVE, AND THANKFULLY SO. MUEHLBERG SORTS THROUGH THE MORASS TO FIND ENOUGH GOOD TO GIVE HIMSELF AND READERS THE FEELING THAT VIETNAM WAS NOT ENTIRELY AN INSTANCE OF MINDLESS OBLIVION THAT IT SOMETIMES SEEMS." ***Meridian/Boise area may contact author for copies (605-389-1341).***< Less
REMF "War Stories" 17TH CAG - Nha Trang, Vietnam - 1969 By Dean Muehlberg
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Not a tale of firefights and blood, this book should be read by anyone who lived through the Vietnam era that was not directly involved and did not go to Vietnam. It provides a sense of what went... More > through their minds, the conflicts and confusion and related fears. In a self-deprecating style, the author comes of age, examining these emotions and the guilts of being assigned to a secure area, of leaving a job before it was completed, and abandoning faithful Vietnamese friends. It should be read by anyone who cares about those who went and who want to understand more about them and their era. Forty photos provide a flavor of the year and the place. RAPID CITY JOURNAL 8-21-05 SAYS "MORE THAN OTHER STORIES ABOUT VIETNAM, THIS ONE IS REFLECTIVE, AND THANKFULLY SO. MUEHLBERG SORTS THROUGH THE MORASS TO FIND ENOUGH GOOD TO GIVE HIMSELF AND READERS THE FEELING THAT VIETNAM WAS NOT ENTIRELY AN INSTANCE OF MINDLESS OBLIVION THAT IT SOMETIMES SEEMS." ***Meridian/Boise area may contact author for copies (605-389-1341).***< Less

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