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  • 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

    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
  • Dr. Sadler and The Urantia Book

    by Sioux Oliva
    Dr. Sadler and The Urantia Book: The Historic Origins of a Spiritual Revelation in the 20th Century. This is a biography of Dr. William Sadler (1875-1969), a well-known Chicago physician and psychiatrist who led a double life. In 1911, a group of celestial beings began to speak through one of his patients. For the next three decades, Dr. Sadler and his wife, Dr. Lena Kellogg Sadler, had hundreds of night visits with the celestials. William Sadler was a general practitioner, surgeon, and later a ... more
  • Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California's First Poet Laureate

    by Aleta George

    Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California’s First Poet Laureate is a new biography about a pioneer poet, Oakland’s first public librarian, and the most popular literary ambassador in the early American West. George’s deftly told and deeply researched book follows the struggles and triumphs of Coolbrith from her birth in 1841 as a niece of Joseph Smith to her death in 1928 as California’s most beloved poet. Coolbrith's adolescence parallels Californ... more

  • Replace #2: Guns & Race in America: How to Save Lives

    by Elisha Rountree
    Replace #2 proposes the Newtown Amendment, a replacement for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. The book traces the origin of the gun culture in America and its connection to racism. This bold proposed amendment would overcome the legal and political might of the NRA by allowing all levels of government to regulate guns as they see necessary. The author calls for a grassroots push to change the Constitution, arguing that lives will be saved with less guns in our future an... more
  • Priscilla's Homecoming Across The Sea

    by Stacey Culpepper
    This is a true story that follows the life of a young girl re-named Priscilla who was torn away from her village in Sierra Leone in 1756 and sold into slavery. The owner of a South Carolina plantation kept very strict records of his slaves and the information was passed down through his family. Cherish the history of what happened to Priscilla, and the strength it took for her to survive the middle passage and become an ancestress to 75,000 people. Young readers will be inspired to learn that ou... more
  • If You Were Me and Lived in ...Norway: A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World

    by Carole P. Roman
    Join Carole P. Roman on a trip to the Northern Hemisphere and learn about Norway- The Land Of the Midnight Sun. In this exciting series, children are able to read about the many things we share in this great, big world of ours. If You Were Me and Lived in...Norway describes many things that make that country unique and fun. Readers will be able to learn about the capital, common names, a beloved holiday, as well as favorite food and other fun facts. This book is an excellent introduction for tho... more