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Headington Hill Hall- The forgotten years- 1939 -1958 By Dawn Griffis
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My reason, for writing this book, is that I believe a tribute is in order, to recognise all who were part of Headington Hill Hall during the years 1939 to 1958, either directly or indirectly. The... More > contributions these people made have had a profound affect on future generations. Vis-à-vis: My father would be recognised for his significant role in inventing the Oxford Lift. The staff, surgeons, nurses and therapists at St Hugh’s and other affiliated hospitals, be recognised for their dedication and skill was immeasurable. What they started, in the way of treatment, was essential for the eventual well-being of ‘The Boys’. It was ground-breaking in many ways. What was learned from the whole experience has set the standard for rehab in the following decades. This is Dawn’s fourth non-fiction book. The first two were set in England, and the third was primarily set in the United States.< Less
Bang For Freedom; A Brief History of Mexican Mafia, Nuestra Familia and Latino Activism in the U.S. By Cesar Cruz
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This powerful book details the history of Norteno & Sureno gangs and how their split came about. It serves as an empowering historical tool for young people caught up in gangs. Includes sections... More > on the Brown Berets, Young Lords and many freedom fighters. It is an introductory history book on Latino activism.< Less
"CLEARED HOT" By FAC ASSOCIATION, Inc.
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This book contains 232 real-life stories submitted by USAF and allied pilots who participated in the Vietnam war as Forward Air Controllers, those who flew with them, those who supported them on the... More > ground, and, in some cases, those on the ground whom they supported. These brave pilots flew small, slow aircraft at low altitudes searching for the enemy and then directed pilots flying ground-attack aircraft onto those targets. Many did not return. They gave all. This book is dedicated to them. It is absolutely THE best FAC book available today — bar none — and a great addition to every FAC’s personal library! It covers everything from early FAC history to the Mayaguez incident in 1975 with emphasis on the history of each of the Tactical Air Support Squadrons in Southeast Asia.  < Less
Story of Albany By Times Union
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A one of a kind look at our corner of the world. Touching memories, tales of history, community connections and quirky anecdotes — all from Times Union readers and staff.

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