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  • Marine Corps Heroes: Silver Star (Vietnam A - L) (Volume 8)

    by C. Douglas Sterner
    Volume VIII of Marine Corps Heroes includes history of the Silver Star Medal, and citations for awards of the Silver Star to U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War. Most entries include biographical information on the recipient.
  • Marine Corps Heroes: Silver Star (China 1947 & Korea) (Volume 7)

    by C. Douglas Sterner
    Volume VII of the "Marine Corps Heroes" series contains basic history of the Silver Star Medal and citations for awards of the Silver Star to U.S. Marines in China in 1947, and during the Korean War. Biographical information is included for most recipients and appendixes provide analysis of Silver Star Awards including: Awards by Rank, Awards by Unit, Awards to Military Academy Graduates, and a comprehensive State-by-State listing of recipients and their Hometowns.
  • Marine Corps Heroes: Silver Star (World War II) (L-Z) (Volume 6)

    by C. Douglas Sterner
    Volume VI of "Marine Corps Heroes" contains some basic history of the Silver Star Medal. The book contains the citations for the more than 1,600 awards of the Silver Star to Marines in the Korean War with biographical information on the recipients. Appendixes include tables of recipients of the Silver Star in Korea by Rank, by Unit, as well as those recipients who attended the Military Academies. Also included is a State-by-State listing of Recipients by Home Town.
  • Marine Corps Heroes: Silver Star (World War II) (A - K) (Volume 5)

    by C. Douglas Sterner
    Volume V of "Marine Corps Heroes" contains some basic history of the Silver Star Medal, and includes the citations for awards of the Silver Star to all Marines in World War II with last names A - K. Many entries include biographical data on the individual recipients, hometowns, birth and death data. This is part of a 9-Volume set of books that is the largest and most complete compilation of Marine Corps heroes and award citations ever published.
  • Marine Corps Heroes: Silver Star (World War I) (Volume 4)

    by C. Douglas Sterner
    Volume IV of "Marine Corps Heroes" contains historical information on the Silver Star Medal and the citations for what is believed all, or very nearly all, Marines cited with the Citation Star or awarded the Silver Star during World War I. This 9-Volume set of books is that largest and most comprehensive collection of Marine Corps heroes and award citations ever published.
  • Marine Corps Heroes: Navy Cross (Korean War - Present) (Volume 3)

    by C. Douglas Sterner
    Marine Corps Heroes Volume III, part of a 9-volume set, contains the citations for all awards of the Navy Cross to U.S. Marines from the Korean War to present. It also includes the citations for all awards of the Army Distinguished Service Cross to U.S. Marines in history. In addition to the award citation, many recipients' entries include a photo, biographical notes, place/date of birth, Home Town at time of service, and date of death and burial location when known. Several Appendixes parse out... more
  • Marine Corps Heroes: Navy Cross (1915 - World War II) (Volume 2)

    by C. Douglas Sterner
    Volume II of Marine Corps Heroes contains the citations for all awards of the Navy Cross to U.S. Marines from 1915 (the earliest award) through World War II. Citations often include biographical notes, as well has additional information on the individual recipients. Photographs of many recipients are included with their citation. This book is part of a 9-volume set that comprises the largest and most comprehensive collection of Marine Corps heroes ever published.
  • Marine Corps Heroes Volume I (Medal of Honor)

    by C. Douglas Sterner
    This is Volume I of the largest compilation of Marine Corps heroes ever published. This volume contains: * History of the Medal of Honor * Tables and statistics of Medal of Honor Awards * Identified all living Medal of Honor Recipients * CITATIONS are included for each and every Medal of Honor awarded in History. * Citations for all recipients of the Marine Corps Brevet Medal. * Citations for the most awards of the Navy, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medals. Several Appe... more
  • America Invades: How We've Invaded or Been Militarily Involved with Almost Every Country on Earth

    by Christopher Kelly
    Americans have invaded nearly half the world's countries and been militarily involved with all the rest, except Andorra, Bhutan and Liechtenstein. Christopher Kelly and Stuart Laycock take you on a global tour of America's military activity around the world from the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli and everywhere in-between. Whatever your political views this is an extraordinary and often surprising story. With personal photos, maps and an index to assist America Invades: How We've In... more
  • Doppelganger: The Legend of Lee Harvey Oswald

    by George Schwimmer PhD
    TWO “LEE HARVEY OSWALDS” WERE IN THE TEXAS SCHOOL BOOK DEPOSITORY ON NOVEMBER 22, 1963 – ONE WAS AN ASSASSIN ON THE SIXTH FLOOR, THE OTHER WAS A PATSY STANDING ON THE STEPS OUTSIDE SEEING THE MURDER! CONTAINS EXPLOSIVE NEW MATERIAL! The John F. Kennedy assassination is a cold case murder, which the Dallas District Attorney’s office has failed to investigate for the past fifty-one years, although much evidence has been uncovered by citizen investigators, although Dallas had legal jurisdiction ... more
  • Historic Ohio - A Photographic and Narrative Visit to Some Unique Places

    by Toni Leland
    This 103-page collection of articles by freelance writer Toni Leland visits some of the fascinating historical places in Ohio. While the articles only touch on a small portion of Ohio's historic wealth, the ones chosen are true gems. Ride with the author as she travels the National Road from the historic Wheeling Suspension Bridge at Bridgeport to the last important town before the Indiana border, New Paris. When you've caught your breath, visit some of the amazing Ohio opera houses that have... more
  • Haunted Watauga County

    by Tim Bullard
    It is a collection of ghost stories from Boone, N.C..
  • East of Warsaw

    by E.J. Harris
    How far will one World War II soldier go for his first love? Some have called East of Warsaw the most engrossing, heart-wrenching, compelling true story of the Holocaust they’ve ever read. Based on a true story, Joseph, a soldier, is sent to the border of Germany and Poland on the eve of Germany's invasion of Europe. The young man is shot and left for dead among the corpses of his comrades. Despite injuries, he digs his way out of a supposed tomb. On a harsh trek to Russia, he is then caught by... more
  • Worst Seat in the House: Henry Rathbone's Front Row View of the Lincoln Assassination

    by Caleb Jenner Stephens
    On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth changed the world forever with a single bullet. The repercussions from the assassination of Abraham Lincoln were felt far and wide. Having both immediate impact and prolonged effects, President Lincoln's murder haunted America for 150 years, and for Henry Rathbone it altered the man he was meant to be. As the only man to confront the assassin, Henry came face to face with John Wilkes Booth and struggled to apprehend the killer. Though Henry wasn't officially ... more
  • Papa's War: From the London Blitz to the Liberation of Holland

    by THERESE VAN HOUTEN
    It’s September 1939 and England has declared war on Germany. Jan van Houten, a Dutch journalist, living and working in London, bids farewell to his wife Marie when she and their infant daughter are evacuated to the countryside. Jan and Marie write each other daily during this and subsequent separations: in 1940, during the 9-month-long London Blitz, and again in 1944 when Jan, now a member of the Dutch government-in-exile, travels to war-torn Holland. Jan’s letters provide an eyewitness account... more
  • Going Crazy in the Green Machine

    by John Whelan
    MCpl Billy Reardon is the man who never was. But elements of this fictitious character can be found in the personalities of real-life military members and veterans who’ve battled post-traumatic stress disorder. Reardon is the creation of Halifax-area psychologist John Whelan, a former navy sailor who has written a book examining post-traumatic stress through the eyes of his troubled protagonist.Going Crazy in the Green Machine: The Story of Trauma and PTSD among Canada’s Veterans tells the tale ... more

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