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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
The Adoptive Parent Toolbox
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Sharing insights and real-life stories from the adoption journey, The Adoptive Parent Toolbox is designed to be a guide to any stage of the journey, whether you are thinking about adoption, just... More > starting the process, or thinking about starting all over again. Each chapter delivers real-life perspectives from the Berry’s 14-year journey as well as the advice and wisdom of hundreds of other families who have adopted both internationally and domestically. Everything from what to expect when you first begin the process, to handling difficult adoptions, the different costs involved, to post adoption advice when it comes to trauma or attachment issues. The Adoptive Parent Toolbox is a comprehensive guide to just about any aspect on the adoption journey.< Less
Echoes of Empire: An Accidental Historian’s Journey Through the Post-Ottoman World
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There is no dearth of news, not always of the most cheerful sort, coming out of the broad geographic arc of the vast territory that once constituted the mighty Ottoman Empire. The Arab Spring... More > continues to reshape regions, an economic crisis is tearing apart Greece, pirates off the Horn of Africa are terrorizing ships, and conflicts in the Caucasus and Balkans are simmering. In Echoes of Empire: An Accidental Historian’s Journey through the Post-Ottoman World, James S. Kessler chronicles his travels through a dizzying array of cultures, religions, languages, and political systems found within many of the former Ottoman Empire’s possessions in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Drawing upon his experience as a historian and educator, Kessler explores how the shared Ottoman past—and how that past is remembered—continues to play a role in the post-imperial present in the more than forty countries that constitute the post-Ottoman world.< Less
2017 Farmers' Almanac 200th Collector's Edition
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Farmers' Almanac: 200 editions and still the number 1 resource for weather watchers to stargazers, planners to planters! The 2017 Farmers' Almanac is the 200th consecutive edition. To celebrate 200,... More > this edition features a BONUS 16-page collection of vintage tips, advice, and humor from past editions. Discover how progressive and forward thinking our Almanac tips were way back when, and then read another tip that leaves you scratching your head and wondering what our ancestors were thinking! Read about the best way to preserve a husband, why you should eat onions every day, how and why eating weeds is becoming popular again, how pets have gone from the barn to the bedspread, where and when to watch for the Great American Solar Eclipse, and much more, including a long-range weather outlook that s more accurate than not. This edition is one you shouldn't miss out on. It's a keepsake from the past and present.< Less
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