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Finding the Lost Battalion: Beyond the Rumors, Myths and Legends of America's Famous WW1 Epic By Robert Laplander
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Since its release in 2006, ‘Finding the Lost Battalion’ by Robert J. Laplander has become the benchmark work against which all things Lost Battalion related have been measured. Now, in... More > this updated 3rd edition released to coincide with the centennial of America’s entry into WW1, Mr. Laplander again takes us to the Charlevaux Ravine to delve deeper into the story than ever before! Meticulously chronicling what would become arguably the most famous event of America’s part in the war, we find the truths behind the legend. Spanning twenty years of research and hundreds of sources (most never before seen), the reader is led through the Argonne Forest during September and October, 1918 virtually hour by hour. The result is the single most factual accounting of the Lost Battalion story and their leader, Charles W. Whittlesey, to date. Told in an entertaining, fast moving style, the book has become a favorite the world over! With new Forward by Major-General William Terpeluk, US Army (Ret).< Less
Nameless By Sam Starbuck
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Christopher, the only bookseller in the small farm town of Low Ferry, lives an uneventful life -- until one day he encounters a shy newcomer named Lucas, and accidentally sells him the wrong book.... More > What follows is a journey for both men, in vastly different ways, set against the strange, ritualistic, magic backdrop of a midwestern winter. A tale about the masks people wear and a meditation on the power of magic, Nameless revels in the simple pleasure of storytelling.< Less
Viticulture - An introduction to commercial grape growing for wine production By Stephen Skelton MW
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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GROWING VINES IN 123 PAGES. This book is a basic introduction to growing grapes and aimed at the serious student in the wine trade, WSET Diploma student or Master of Wine... More > candidate. It is also very useful for those thinking of setting up vineyards as it answers a lot of the basic questions. Has sold over 3,500 copies now and received LOTS of emails saying how helpful it has been. "Couldn't have become an MW without your book" was the latest endorsement!< Less
Twixt the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea By Janet Kinrade Dethick & Anne M. Corke
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During her distinguished career, submarine HMS Saracen was responsible for sinking thousands of tons of Axis shipping. But in August 1943 her luck ran out when she was mortally wounded by depth... More > charges from two Italian corvettes, the last Allied submarine to be sunk by the Italians. Forced to surface, she was scuttled by her crew who were taken prisoner. But HMS Saracen's story is more than the story of a submarine. It is the story of her crew and their experiences both before and after her loss. From the cat and mouse games of war at sea to their harrowing escape from their stricken ship, from being sent to Dachau to finding themselves on a POW train bombed by the Americans, from being shot by the Germans to being assisted by the Rome Escape Line, from being sheltered by Italian families to joining the partisans, their stories of escape, of flight, of capture, are as varied as the men themselves. But their shared goal was to return home safely to their families and sadly some never did.< Less