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Carolina Hellbird Harold Wayne Turner
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Size: 7" x 10"
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ISBN: 9781637900437
Orphaned by the age of 10, Jim Turner was left without a permanent home, bouncing between living with family members in Upstate SC and Transylvania County, NC until he was drafted into the US Army in 1943. He originally volunteered to be a paratrooper but instead found himself on the way to Walker Air Field after graduating parachute rigging school - to join the “Battle of Kansas” in preparation for the new untested B-29 Superfortress. There he became a Hellbird. Then it was off to India, where Jim did triple duty as a parachute rigger, runway inspector and volunteer tail gunner. After surviving a crash in Burma during a mission and almost starving to death, Jim and the rest of the Hellb ...
Frederick L Thayer War of the Rebellion Leonard Clapes
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Size: 5.5" x 8.5"
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Civil War Diary of Frederick L. Thayer
I Miss Chamran Habibeh Jafarian
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Size: 4.25" x 6.87"
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“I may not be able to eradicate this darkness, but with this feeble light, I will show the difference between darkness and light, truth and falsehood. And the ones who seek the light, no matter how faint the light, it will grow in their heart” Born in a wealthy and modern family, Ghada was a Lebanese pampered girl. An open-minded person who would write anti-war articles and poems. She hated all the warriors; however, she liked Chamran's paintings. His paintings were seemingly against war, too; an invitation to serenity, calm, and peace. Chamran's fame was for something else. Chamran used to be the principal of the school of Shia in the south of Lebanon, which meant the military command ...
Letters to Mom from Nam Roger Williamson
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Size: 6" x 9"
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ISBN: 9781633183292
After graduating from the College of Wooster in 1967, Roger Williamson enlisted in the US Army knowing that his path would likely lead to the jungles of Vietnam. By 1968 he ended up there as an Advisor to the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. Even far from home, his connection to his family and friends remained strong. So many letters from the people he loved -especially his Mom- kept him encouraged. He wrote often offering bland details of the war to keep his family from worrying about his safety. His stories show the fear, frustration, anger and sometimes humorous situations he encountered as a young Lieutenant in an increasingly unpopular war.
Making a Marine Louis V. Orosco
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Size: 6" x 9"
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ISBN: 9781946447623
In 1966, a young man (age 20) entered boot camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, California. He kept a daily journal of his experiences, writing by penlight at night in his bunk. Fifty years later, he started posting the daily entries on a forum generating over 17,000 views of the journal entries. Follow his journey of punishments, loneliness, physical hardships, emotional stress and accomplishments as he longed for news from home and his heart ached for a former girlfriend.
My Life in the Service A memoir by Ken Oliver
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Size: 5.83" x 8.26"
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Set in the late 60s, a memoir that is partly set in the Vietnam War and partly in Fort Leonard Wood MO. The stories from one man's time in the service, and the experiences that molded him.
Pictures From My Dad's Shoebox Merlyn Louis Brown
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Size: 8.25" x 6"
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A book of very rare, if not unique, and graphic photographs from the Pacific Front of World War II literally from a shoebox full of photographs brought home from the war by Herk Conn's father. No one knows how he got them or who took them, although they must have been official photgraphs of the war via the media or the U.S. government. This book takes a light look at a very serious subject and very serious and stunning photographs. If you like World War II stuff, this is a must have for your office or library.
T5 Paul S. Grieb with the 709th Tank Battalion in World War II Stephan Clarke
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
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This is a history of Paul S. Grieb's World War II service in Europe including photographs, maps and personal memorabilia that was drawn from his family and his Army souvenirs.
The Farm Boy Who Flew William Franklin
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The memoirs of William Henry Franklin Jr. travel into the dynamic life of an ordinary guy. He is the whistling face in crowd who greets every passerby. With an advanced gift of gab, there is never enough time to share his full story with strangers and friends alike. Mr. Franklin experienced many life’s lessons as “Boobie,” a country boy in the 1950s and later from the window seat of a C-5 as a U.S.A.F. Master Sargent. Mr. Franklin has earned many names and while fighting multiple personal insecurities and societal stereotypes. On the journey of The Farm boy who Flew, you will laugh at life’s ironies and feel inspired to take on every challenge to go higher, even while your faith is still ...
The Old Flight Jacket Cecil E. Bell
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Size: 6" x 9"
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Cecil E. "Ike" Bell is a WWII veteran who was the lone survivor when his plane was shot down over German occupied France. His story of escape, survival and reunion will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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