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"Cleared Hot" Book Two By FAC ASSOCIATION, Inc.
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This book contains 256 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. Along with "Cleared Hot," the first book, it is absolutely THE best FAC book available today — bar none — and a great addition to every FAC’s personal library!< Less
The Untrodden Paths of Masonic Research By Gilbert W. Daynes
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The "Untrodden Paths of Masonic Research," by Gilbert W. Daynes was originally published in 1924 and provides the Student of Masonic Research many questions, upon which to begin an... More > investigation into the history of the Masonic Fraternity. Examining such subjects as the origin of Freemasonry, Medieval Masonry and Freemasonry in the 17th Century, Danes asks more questions than he answers and, in the process, is sure to inspire the Freemason curious about such subject matters. Also included in this book are two other works by Gilbert W. Daynes: "Know Thyself" and "Freemasonry and Social England in the 18th Century."< Less
HOWARDSVILLE: The Journey of an African-American Community in Loudoun County, Virginia By Kevin Grigsby
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This book is about the rich history of Howardsville in Loudoun County,Virginia. Howardsville was founded by freed slaves following the end of the Civil War. The book will serve as a historical... More > timeline of the struggles and triumphs of the community from slavery through the years of racial segregation. The extensive genealogical research contained in the book will allow many African-Americans with roots in Loudoun County to rediscover their family’s past. It is from that past that younger and future generations of Howardsville descendants are provided with valuable lessons to help them uphold and cherish the legacy of Howardsville. The last names of the African-American families discussed in the book include: Howard, Basil, Valentine, Summers, Reid, Mitchell, Dorsey, Moreland, Cosberry, Gregg, Jackson, Grigsby, Peterson, Brooks, Young, Payne, Page, Scott, Peters, Gaskins, Pinkett, Gibson,Colbert and others. Hardcover copies will soon be available. Author's email: books.kevin@gmail.com.< Less
King Bridge over Troubled Waters By Karen Van Etten
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This book chronicles the battle for the historic preservation of the King Bowstring Bridge in Newfield, New York, built in 1873 by Zenas King. King is known as one of the most prolific iron bridge... More > builders of the 19th century. While once there were 10,000 King iron bridges across the country, now only hundreds remain. Organizing amateur and professional preservationist across the US, Karen Van Etten managed to save the beautiful, disintegrating bridge, which 100 years before had joined this once thriving agricultural community together.< Less