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The Hooligans of Kandahar
by Joseph Kassabian

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English

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Publication Date

May 25, 2017

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During the peak years of the Afghanistan War, a group of soldiers is dropped by helicopter into the remote mountains outside of Kandahar City. Mismanaged and overlooked by command, how they survive is largely up to them. In the birthplace of the Taliban, some men lose their sanity, others their humanity. They are The Hooligans. Written in the months and years following his deployment, Joseph Kassabian recounts his time in the isolated and dangerous country of Afghanistan. Pulling no punches, The Hooligans of Kandahar is a sobering, saddening, and often sarcastic first-hand account of America's War on Terror.
The Auschwitz Trilogy: Three Unique Biographies from Auschwitz-Bi...
by Cynthia Southern

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English

Pages

63

Publication Date

May 24, 2017

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This is a compilation of my trilogy of my Auschwitz biographies. They include The Blonde Beast of Birkenau and Belsen:The Life and Crimes of Irma Grese, The Vixen Who Shot A Nazi: The story of Franceska Mann, who shot SS Guard Josef Schillinger, in Auschwitz-Birkenau and A Letter from Auschwitz.
The Prince - Illustrated Edition
by Niccolo Machiavelli

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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Il Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Originally called De Principatibus (About Principalities), it was written in 1513, but not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. The treatise is not representative of the work published during his lifetime, but it is the most remembered, and the work responsible for bringing "Machiavellian" into wide usage as a pejorative term. It has also been suggested by some critics that the piece is, in fact, a satire.
Andrew Jackson Potter - The fighting parson of the Texan frontier
by Hiram Atwill Graves

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English

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212

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May 26, 2017

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Andrew Jackson Potter was an Indian fighter, race rider, common soldier in the U. S. army, chaplain in C. S. army, and circuit rider on the Texan frontier at a time when it required courage and judgment. The book tells tales out of six years of Indian warfare in New Mexico and Arizona and reflects many wonderful events in his ministerial life on the frontier border of western Texas, during a long term of evangelical toils and personal combats with savage indians and during desperadoes, including many hair-breadth escapes.
US Military 2001-2017
by Howard Loomis

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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This is an important book. I am a veteran with a fantastic story to tell.
The Story of a Soldier’s Life in Canada, 1861-1870: including A...
by Garnet Wolseley

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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Extracted from his memoirs, this is the story of Garnet Woilseley's time in Canada, 1861-1870, a time which included the Fenian Invasion and the Red River Expedition. This is a first hand account of these important and momentous events in the early years of the Canadian Confederation. <br /><br />In the text, Wolseley describes his visit to the Confederate Army near Richmond. This led to him writing an important article on the state of the Army which was published in Blackwood's Magazine and is reproduced here in full. <br /><br />A fascinating read for anyone interested in this dynamic period in Canada's history and in the Confederate Army7.
The Coward at the Wall: Seeking Forgiveness at the Vietnam War Me...
by Will Bevis

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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Did you go to the Vietnam War?<br />If like me, and you didn't,<br />Do you ever regret not going.<br />Maybe even going so far as to call yourself<br />A Coward?<br />Come with me as I go the wall...<br />And get an unexpected welcome there.<br />Why?<br />Because they - all except one -<br />Didn't know<br />That I was<br />The Coward at the Wall.<br />But that one man that did know...<br />Changed my life.,.<br />By asking me the most important question of all.<br /><br />From the author of "The Killing of Train-Man Brown,"<br />Comes "The Coward at the Wall."
World Changer: A Mother's Story: The Unbreakable Spirit of US Nav...
by Karen Vaughn

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English

Pages

254

Publication Date

May 25, 2017

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On August 6, 2011, thirty American soldiers aboard Extortion 17 perished in the single greatest loss of Navy SEAL lives. Among them -- Aaron Carson Vaughn, a small-town boy who grew up in the hills of Tennessee and lived a life larger than most.<br />Told through the eyes of Karen, Aaron's mother, this tender story of faith, family, and love grips the heart and shows how one family raised an American warrior filled with courage, tenacity, and patriotism. The Vaughn's story is not one about war or about a grieving family, but rather one of triumph and God's sustaining grace.<br /><br />Woven throughout Karen's story is practical advice for today's parents. Also included at the end is a study guide for those who desire to go deeper and learn how to raise children who live life so well that they leave a legacy.
Still A Soldier: A Story of Service to God, Home, and Country in ...
by , Beth Volpert Johansen

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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With four distinct tours of duty during his eight decades on this earth, LC Johnson has brought a world of experience to the county he calls home. While he and his wife, Gracie, deliberately chose the area that is now Peachtree Corners for their retirement, it is what this community represents that first attracted the pair.<br /><br />LC spent his earliest years, his first tour of duty, as the son of cotton farmers in southern Mississippi. He responded to the rumblings of the early civil rights movement and heeded the advice of many of the elders in his life by joining the military.<br /><br />Following twenty years learning how to manage goods, services, and, most importantly, people, LC retired an Air Force Master Sargent. Following his military service, LC entered his next tour of duty in education. Applying the principles of good management learned in the military, LC gained notoriety as a no-nonsense educational leader. He earned his doctorate in management while turning troubled schools around by engaging the surrounding communities to take ownership in the offerings and outcomes of the student body.<br /><br />Following his retirement from education in 1998, LC and Gracie found themselves looking for a good place to live with access to the airport, excellent schools, and a diverse community. The area surrounding Peachtree Corners fit the bill and the pair relocated.<br /><br />After setting up his home office, LC began to get a little restless. So, as he had done his entire life, he began to seek out conversations with people in the community. Conversations created opportunities. Soon, he was an active member of the United Peachtree Corners Civic Association, Rotary International, Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful, Gwinnett County Housing Authority, Gwinnett County Development Authority, and the Atlanta Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen. He also serves on the Salvation Army Board, the Gwinnett Hospital System Board and a variety of other boards.<br /><br />It is this civic and social service that has become LC’s fourth tour of duty. Behind his proven leadership skills is a quiet man with an effective manner. When asked about their friendship with LC, local community leaders respond with positive words and appreciation for the man who can “get people to do something outside of themselves for the greater good – all while thinking it was in their own best interest.”<br /><br />In this, his eighty-first year, LC Johnson still enjoys the conversations upon which he has built a legacy. Starting with humble beginnings, touring the world, changing the face of education, and now, pressing a diverse county to embrace its best resource – the people, LC has no plans to stop holding life-changing conversations. He invites you to try new conversations every day. It might just be the secret to a long and happy life.
Monarhicheskoye (uchenie). 2 book.: Политическая на...
by Andrei I Kolomiets

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English

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Publication Date

May 26, 2017

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Весьма важный взаимосвязанный комплекс последовательных исторических данных, называемый в просторечии поколениями родовыми, которые нельзя разводить, но нужно прошивать одной нитью, чтобы обретать наиболее полный вид. Возврат наиважнейших исторических фигур: Сигиберта Австразийского, Рюрика Заморского и иных из затемнённости, объяснение главных течений событий не в абстрагированной констатации, но чувственной принадлежности заметно оживит суть происходившего на основе еле сохранённых памяток.<br /> Политическая наука, которую следует знать для ориентации в социальном устройстве, понимании, что есть что и как оно на самом деле за завесой пыли в глаза напущенной. Вместе приводится малая толика оставленного духовного наследия. Частные исторические сведения самозарождающейся монархичности в пример.

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