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by Robert Alston Jones
by Sharon D. Anderson PhDWhat began as a fifty-seven-acre farm with a five-room house and grew to a many acres thriving airport with very busy air traffic is a story that needs to be told. Aviation and the need for this new concept of transportation grew as a few visionaries formed the Hyannis Airport Corporation with a board of directors and stockholders one of which was Amelia Earhart. WHY? Robertson Ayling, a native-born Cape Codder and son of Charles L. Ayling had recently completed his pilot training at Dennison ... more
by R. Olin JacksonMystery & History in Georgia, Volume I, is a compendium of information on historic sites, incidents and mysterious unexplained events relating to what today is the state of Georgia, from prehistory up to the 1950s. The captivating topics range from Native American history and mysteries; railroads history and mysteries; and pioneer Georgia history; to U.S. Civil War history and mysteries in Georgia; natural disasters in the state; illicit liquor ("moonshine") history in Georgia; murder mysteries... more
Abbey - Ashman: Two Colonial and Pioneering Families of North America, Volume 1 The American Colonistsby Margaret Abbey Ashman ShannonAbbey-Ashman is both the author's genealogy and family history. Beginning in 1475 England it take the reader through The American Revolution. It's pages are filled with captivating accounts of brave immigrants, those who worked the land, and landed gentry descended from royalty. The stories are quietly heroic with a few scoundrels for good measure. The ancestry and stories of the women who married the author's Abbe/Abbey male ancestors follow more than twenty Colonial families. Extensive resear... more
by TONY PLATTNERTony Plattner wrote a highly-acclaimed series of articles for the world's foremost aerospace magazine Aviation Week & Space Technology early in the Vietnam War that pointed out the inept handling of the war by the Johnson Administration. He was then pursued by the Administration which tried to convict him as a criminal under the Espionage Act and then attempted to cashier him from the Marine Reserves. With ingenuity and determination, he was exonerated in a decade-long battle.
by Christina Clayton VaughanEnter the mysterious and fascinating minds and world of the mammoth hunters through their rock art. Their walls were not cave walls but the surfaces of small rocks from 1" to 4 1/2" plus a 33-pound sculpture with thousands of very tiny rocks. Lost in the mists of ages, much of the history and lives of the mammoth hunters in North America have been hidden from us. The time of the mammoth hunters is so ancient, eleven thousand years and older, that all we have found are a few primitive cave pa... more
The South African Boer War: The Trials and Tribulations of the Second Battalion of the King's Shropshire Light Infantryby Ivor George WilliamsTHIS BOOK IS A TRIBUTE TO A FINE REGIMENT THAT NO LONGER EXISTS BUT IT’S TRADITIONS AND MOTTO “AUCTO SPLENDORE RESURGO” LIVE ON.
by Ashkhen Arakelyan
In Sadistic Pleasures, an independent journalist documents the true stories of torture, pain, and merciless psychological abuse endured by 14 Armenian soldiers and civilians who became prisoners of war in Azerbaijan during the Forty-Four Day War in 2020 for control of the autonomous Republic of Artsakh. This book contains their first-hand memoirs of what goes on behind enemy lines, hidden from the scrutiny of the United Nations and international human rights organizations.
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by Jane M. RauschAlthough they have never made up more than 3% of Colombia's population, individual Germans and German companies have been present in every era of the nation's history. the object of this book is to provide an overview of German involvement in Colombia from the sixteenth century conquest to the ears after World War II in order to demonstrate that their contributions to the nation's development has bee far more significant than their scant numbers suggest.
by John BerrymanHere is a juxtaposition of the personal and inter-communal dynamics focussed on the West African experience during the pivotal decade of the 1960s, when National Independence demanded a reflexion on the definition of the new states, and how external factors have borne heavily upon their past, present and future. The author blends his experience of study and travel in the region, acknowledging his debt to the pioneering spirit of the School of Oriental and African Studies who facilitated the ente... more
by Gerald N Carozza Jr
"The Strangest of Places" offers an unvarnished look at the U.S. Military's folly and failed effort to build Afghan institutions in the U.S. image. It dives into the complexities and ineptitudes that have transpired during the war in Afghanistan, and the misleading messaging to the American People. The book explores the fundamental problems with understanding the complex Afghan culture and the danger of ignoring the lessons of history, including Winston Churchill's writings ... more
by G. M. BarleanTo answer the question of what it means to be Slavic, I believe we must step way back to see the bigger picture of what it means to be human. Part of the meaning is that we as humans do what we must to survive, grow, and create. Once you get to know and understand Slavic—specifically Czech—people, you will see they did what deeply felt passions drove them to do. All people who exist today exist because generation after generation fought to stay alive and strived to communicate what they believed... more
by Sing-yung WuThere are few resources more precious than gold, and although some may view its glitter as a symbol of glory, to others it is the promise of a brighter future. The author asserts it is for this latter purpose that his father, Gen. Samuel Song-qing Wu, risked his life to ship millions of troy ounces of gold from Shanghai to Taiwan during the Chinese civil war. The author and his family narrowly escaped the People’s Liberation Army in Shanghai; flown to Taiwan in 1949, the author watched key histo... more
Strychnine & Gold (Part 2): Volume One Part Two of the Untold History of Addiction Treatment in the United Statesby Kenneth AndersonThis book tells the story of the huge addiction treatment industry which flourished in the United States between 1890 and the advent of Prohibition in 1920. The story begins in Russia in 1886, where a number of doctors discovered a relatively effective pharmacological treatment for alcoholism. Although this Russian discovery was published in countless major English language medical journals, it was entirely ignored by the US addiction experts of the day, who eschewed pharmacological treatments, ... more
Strychnine & Gold (Part 1): Volume One Part One of the Untold History of Addiction Treatment in the United Statesby Kenneth AndersonThis book tells the story of the huge addiction treatment industry which flourished in the United States between 1890 and the advent of Prohibition in 1920. The story begins in Russia in 1886, where a number of doctors discovered a relatively effective pharmacological treatment for alcoholism. Although this Russian discovery was published in countless major English language medical journals, it was entirely ignored by the US addiction experts of the day, who eschewed pharmacological treatments, ... more
by Stephen Arthur Martin JrRetaliation of the Cursed brings together history, archaeological finds, ancient religions and mythologies from all over the world to argue for their shared origins. It reveals the influence that rulers and priests had in altering religions throughout history to justify their own positions.