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The Last Keeper at Split Rock - Mike Roberts

The Last Keeper at Split RockMike Roberts

In 1969, Mike Roberts turned off the light at Split Rock Lighthouse. He was the last duty officer to serve at the iconic landmark. These are his stories of life at Split Rock, of the great Superior, and of making ends meet on the North Shor… more

The Last Keeper at Split Rock
Mike Roberts
The Journal of a Modern Mad Man - Richard L. Wilson

The Journal of a Modern Mad ManRichard L. Wilson

The Journal of a Modern Mad Man is a series of events told from the authors viewpoint. It ranges from a young man in the military in other countries experiencing life’s challenges early on to completing goals and questioning life and love. … more

The Journal of a Modern Mad Man
Richard L. Wilson
AuthorHouse , English
Shorty - An Aviation Pioneer... - James Glassco Henderson

Shorty - An Aviation Pioneer...James Glassco Henderson

Victor John “Shorty” Hatton started his aviation career in a near fatal crash of an Avro 504K and ended it with another Avro aircraft, the Arrow. The story of his working life, from the First World War to the Cold War, is the history of avi… more

Shorty - An Aviation Pioneer: The Story of Victor John Hatton
James Glassco Henderson
Trafford Publishing , English
Eye of the Firestorm - Roland de Vries

Eye of the FirestormRoland de Vries

For his exploits and astuteness, Roland de Vries has rightfully been called the Rommel of the SADF. In this forthright, warts-and-all but compassionate autobiography he recounts the fascinating story of the transformation of a small, coloni… more

Eye of the Firestorm
Roland de Vries
Naledi , English
With Botha in the Field [Ill... - Eric Moore Ritchie

With Botha in the Field [Ill...Eric Moore Ritchie


With Botha in the Field [Illustrated]
Eric Moore Ritchie
VolumesOfValue , English
V2-Scurvy Dogs, Green Water ... - Bob Cohen, Terry Miller

V2-Scurvy Dogs, Green Water ...Bob Cohen, Terry Miller

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Secret Scurvy Dog Society members relate stories, many humorous, some pointedly not, of life on US Navy destroyers during the Korean, Vietnam, and Gulf Wars. “The proudest Marine and the toughest SEAL will tell you, “… destroyers? Now, ther… more

V2-Scurvy Dogs, Green Water and Gunsmoke: Fifty Years in US Navy Destroyers
Bob Cohen, Terry Miller
Oak Tree Press , English
Hiding In Death's Shadow: Ho... - Allen Brayer

Hiding In Death's Shadow: Ho...Allen Brayer

There was commotion everywhere. People were getting dressed or looking for things. The atmosphere was unreal, unbelievable. I know they all felt the same as I. A rope was tightening around everyone’s neck-the end has come. It is like seein… more

Hiding In Death’s Shadow: How I Survived The Holocaust
Allen Brayer
iUniverse , English
G. H. Q. (Illustrated) - Sir Frank Fox

G. H. Q. (Illustrated)Sir Frank Fox

That fantastic life at G.H.Q., so greatly detached from the normal—the life of the men whose words had power to send Armies into and out of action, to give this Division rest and surcease from the agony of the struggle, to assign to that Di… more

G. H. Q. (Illustrated)
Sir Frank Fox
Lost Leaf Publications , English
Guideposts for the United St... - Jacob  Neufeld

Guideposts for the United St...Jacob Neufeld

Near the close of the Twentieth Century, in September 1999, fifteen general officers—active duty and retired—representing all of the armed forces, met at Bolling AFB, DC, to consider the impact of air power on warfare. The discussion rang… more

Guideposts for the United States Military in the 21st Century : Symposium Proceedings, September 16-17, 1999, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, DC
Jacob Neufeld
The Bleed - John R. Cronin

The BleedJohn R. Cronin

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These memoirs are a 35-year window into the life of someone who patrolled with Marine Recon in the jungles of Vietnam, jumped into action with the Rhodesian Light Infantry’s Fire Force, infiltrated guerrilla groups on counterinsurgency oper… more

The Bleed
John R. Cronin
Reflections on Research and ... - Jacob Neufeld, Richard H.  Kohn

Reflections on Research and ...Jacob Neufeld, Richard H. Kohn

This oral history traces the research and development process in the Air Force. The discussions describe how the process evolved, whether or not it has been successful, why it changed, and the major influences upon it. The generals and Dr. … more

Reflections on Research and Development in the United States Air Force : An Interview with General Bernard A. Schriever and Generals Samuel C. Phillips, … James H. Doolittle, and Dr. Ivan A. Getting
Jacob Neufeld, Richard H. Kohn
Letters From Home: A Mother'... - Cary Dufour

Letters From Home: A Mother'...Cary Dufour

Letters From Home is the story of a United States Marine Corps Mom’s personal struggles, accomplishments and growth during her only child’s journey through Marine Corps Boot Camp. The emotional journey and sleepless nights of not only havi… more

Letters From Home: A Mother’s Tale of Truths
Cary Dufour
Trafford Publishing , English
Baden-Powell - The Hero of Mafeking - W. Francis Aitken

Baden-Powell - The Hero of MafekingW. Francis Aitken

Baron Baden-Powell is nowadays remembered best for his work as the founder of the Scouting Movement which has gone on to become a world-wide success; however his initial reputation rested on his military career centred on the Boer War. Colo… more

Baden-Powell - The Hero of Mafeking
W. Francis Aitken
Pickle Partners Publishing , English
Saving Grace at Guantanamo B... - Montgomery J.  Granger

Saving Grace at Guantanamo B...Montgomery J. Granger

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Synopsis:”Hard as it is to believe, one of the most significant stories of the post-9/11 age is also one of the least known—life at Gitmo, the detention facility for many of the world’s worst terrorists. Few individuals are more qualified t… more

Saving Grace at Guantanamo Bay: A Memoir of a Citizen Warrior
Montgomery J. Granger
Eloquent Books , English
Falling Through the Cracks: ... - Kelli Jae Baeli

Falling Through the Cracks: ...Kelli Jae Baeli

Falling Through the Cracks is a brave, entertaining, heart-breaking, and inspiring peek into the dark places of the human psyche, illuminated with hope and determination by sheer force of will. A powerful story that reminds us of the beaut… more

Falling Through the Cracks: The Misadventures of No One Famous
Kelli Jae Baeli
Lesbian Literati Press , English
General George S. Patton, Jr... - Major Jeffrey R. Sanderson, ...

General George S. Patton, Jr...Major Jeffrey R. Sanderson, ...

This book discusses General George S. Patton, Jr. and Operational BattleCommand. Six primary elements – Leadership, Decision Making, Information Assimilation, Visualization, Conceptualization, and Communication make up the dynamics of Bat… more

General George S. Patton, Jr.: Master of Operational Battle Command- What Lasting Battle Command Lessons Can We Learn from Him?
Major Jeffrey R. Sanderson, United States Army Command and General Staff College
Penny Hill Press Inc, , English
Heart of a Warrior - Angela Caldwell, Robert Jones

Heart of a WarriorAngela Caldwell, Robert Jones

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Robert Jones, a highly decorated war hero, earned four Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star as a Special Operations Sniper. He not only lived though combat—he thrived on it. The worst day of his life was being told he couldn’t return to the batt… more

Heart of a Warrior
Angela Caldwell, Robert Jones
8th Street Publishing , English
Death be Pardoner to me - Ev... - Dorothy Davies

Death be Pardoner to me - Ev...Dorothy Davies

The Wars of the Roses were terrible years when armies swept back and forth across England and kings were the pawns of arrogant nobles. And in the aftermath of bloody battles, the heads of the slain adorned the gates of England’s cities. In … more

Death be Pardoner to me - Even in the Wars of the Roses, some treachery is too deep..
Dorothy Davies
Cambridge House Publishing , English