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by Ahmed MhetaThe book touches on ancient objects that people in the past used.
by Barry Pencek
The Studies and Observation Group (SOG) was a covert American military unit in Vietnam that specialized in clandestine cross-border operations into Laos and Cambodia. In September 1970, sixteen Green Berets and one-hundred-twenty Montagnard mercenaries, led by Captain Gene McCarley, departed on Operation Tailwind, the largest and deepest raid in SOG history. Tailwind’s mission was to disrupt and distract the enemy in support of a larger, ongoing CIA operation near Chavane, Laos, being d... more
by Jorge Casariego
1895 A Novel of Love and War
CUBA 1895- David meets Goliath in the War for Cuba’s independence! Spain’s centuries’ old empire is agonizing. Cuba is in flames. A young and increasingly powerful America is ready to help the Cubans gain freedom.
Two young lovers, Paco and Maria Teresa, are caught in the devastation. Our heroes, a young Havana freedom fighter and a be... more
by Robert LoewenHow do you fight the Nazis right under their noses? With cunning and courage. When the Germans invade the Netherlands, Leiden University student Hetty’s boyfriend goes missing. But she has little time to grieve when she volunteers as a courier for the Dutch resistance, joined by her roommate, the beautiful Mimi, and seventeen-year-old Maria, the daughter of a slain resistance fighter. At great personal risk, the three women carry documents, secret messages, and cash to protect Jews, downed ... more
by Heather AugustynThe ska revival in the UK and the 2 Tone label represented unity of black and white in both the content of the songs, and appearance of the bands. While race may have been central to this declaration, where did gender fit in? Many bands had few, if any, women in their lineup and so women had to do it for themselves. Empowered by punk and impassioned by Jamaican ska and reggae, they took up the microphone, the saxophone, drumsticks. Women demanded their space on the stage and in the studio. Throu... more
by M J S ParishWhen Alfred Jones turns 18 he is soon called up to fight in the second wold war, leaving his childhood sweetheart Edith Baxter behind, who herself is thrusted into the war when tragedy strikes and she takes a job as a volunteer spotlight operator at RAF Marham. At the base Edith meets Hotshot pilot squadron leader George Booth who himself has faced recent tragedy and the two form a romantic bond, confusing Edith's feelings for Alfred. But matters are further complicated when Alfred and Geo... more
by Janelle MolonyBiography and complete anthology of harrowing and insightful poems written in 1932 by Martha Hedwig Nasch, patient-inmate #20864 at the St. Peter State Hospital for the Insane. After noticing something strange from a secret medical procedure in 1927, St. Paul, Minnesota, Martha Nasch’s doctor claimed she just had a “case of nerves.” With a signature from her adulterous husband, Martha was committed against her will to the asylum. She spent nearly seven years in the Minnesota hospital during t... more
by Tom GormleyINFERNO! And the Miracles of the Colorado Marshall Fire reveals the true story of the December 2021 Colorado Marshall fire and the many events that can only be described as miracles that occur during and after. Interviews, local history and over seventy powerful images convey the turmoil, tragedy and drama of this nightmare. These stories are intertwined with the police and fire dispatch broadcasts and public announcements to provide a timeline of the fire and its aftermath. In a little over fo... more
by Michael Boyajian
The story of the Armenian enclaves of the Catskills where they came to dance, hike and heal from Hunter to Tannersville to Haines Falls all centered around the American Hotel and the the Shady Hotel.
A great memory of times past by many immigrants who dreamed of a great life in America.
Gary A. Kulhanjian, Social historian
by Alexa demie
I would like to help students in selecting their dissertation topics
by Ayja BounousA biography of Junior Bounous, a leader in the American West ski industry, and an account of the American ski industry through his eyes. As one of the first American-born ski school directors, Bounous helped develop a power skiing technique in the 1940s and 1950s, became a consultant for ski and ski boot manufacturers, and became an acclaimed sports writer from articles written about skiing techniques and published in nationally acclaimed skiing magazines. Set the Guinness World Record for the o... more
by Amelia McNuttThis book tells the remarkable stories of the men who created the American Revolution. You will meet the men who were waiting for General Gage's British troops. You will learn why they stood fast before the world's most powerful army. We will witness the skirmish at Lexington and the battle at Concord. We will travel the 16 mile road from Concord to Charlestown, remembered as Battle Road it was the road to Damnation for Gage's forces. We will dig-in on Bunker Hill, and we meet the young Bostoni... more
by Patrick Lang
by Michael Boyajian
Join the author as he discovers his dad Harry's military service for the entirety of World War II as an Army Air Corps Airman designated as a radio operator in the North Africa campaign who witnessed his best friend killed on the runway whereupon as soon as he completed his required 2,200 air time hours pushed back against pressure to do another 2,200 hours and landed service as a jeep driver for the rest of the war. The next flight that his crew mates flew out on urging him to join... more
by Michael Boyajian
Largely forgotten over the years Fishkill and the Hudson Valley have been rediscovered as the central point of he American Revolution blocking British attempts to capture the Hudson River from the north, west, east and south and divide New England hotbeds of liberty from the other colonies. It was visited by almost every American patriot from George Washington to the Marquis de Lafayette.
by Andy Lazkohe Scythians are commonly thought to be an Iranian tribe, but were they? Herodotus described them as the conquerors of Persia who looked and spoke a different language than the Iranians. He also mentioned Royal Scythia being situated within the territory of present-day Ukraine and the Dnieper River being the sacred one for them—the largest and the most impressive of the Scythian Royal Barrows are situated in its vicinity. The Scythian mythology was so powerful that even the Greeks borrowed some ... more