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Blackhorse Riders: A Desperate Last Stand, an Extraordinary Rescue Mission, and the Vietnam Battle America ...
St. Martin's Press
Finalist, 2013 Colby Award Winner of the 2012 USA Best Book Award for Military History Philip Keith's Blackhorse Riders is the incredible true story of a brave military unit in Vietnam that risked everything to rescue an outnumbered troop under heavy fire—and the thirty-nine-year odyssey to recognize their bravery. Deep in the jungles of Vietnam, Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry, the famed Blackhorse Regiment, was a ...
The Five Love Languages Audio CD: The Secret to Love That Lasts
Gary D Chapman
For partners seeking harmony, how we express ourselves is as important as what we say. What speaks to volumes to you may be meaningless to your spouse. But here, at last, is the key to understanding each other's unique needs. Apply the right principles, learn the right language, and soon you'll know the profound satisfaction and joy of being able to express your love--and feeling truly loved in return. This CD helps us figure out which words and ...
Why Quantum Physicists Do Not Fail: Learn the Secrets of Achieving Almost Anything Your Heart Desires
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Author Greg Kuhn is a professional educator and a futurist, specializing in framing new paradigms for 21st century living. Since 1993, he has written with his father, Clifford Kuhn, M.D., about health, wellness, and productivity. In Why Quantum Physicists Do Not Fail, Greg has unveiled all of his most cutting-edge research into the attainment of your goals and dreams through revolutionary new paradigms from the amazing science of quantum ...
A PocketExpert Guide to Marine Fishes: 500+ Essential-To-Know Aquarium Species
Scott W. Michael
---Comprehensive: 500+ species photographs, covering all popular and commonly available aquarium species ---Authoritative: expert advice on feeding and captive care ---Informative: aquarium suitability ratings for every species ---Easy to use: complete species name and common name indexes
Last Battle: The Classic History of the Battle for Berlin
Simon & Schuster
THE CLASSIC ACCOUNT OF THE FINAL OFFENSIVE AGAINST HITLER'S THIRD REICH The Battle for Berlin was the culminating struggle of World War II in the European theater, the last offensive against Hitler's Third Reich, which devastated one of Europe's historic capitals and marked the final defeat of Nazi Germany. It was also one of the war's bloodiest and most pivotal battles, whose outcome would shape international politics for decades to come. ...
Trapstar 2: Trapping Aint Dead (Volume 2)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Brianna is back and shining brighter than ever. After getting sweet revenge on the man who murdered her fiancé and one true love, Tre, Bri finally has peace. She is ready to take on the streets and everything else life has to offer as she continues her rise to the top. Charrise and Kasy are right by her side on the ride to street glory. Unfortunately for Brianna, the foe she thought was gone forever, has somehow found his way back onto the ...
Seven Roads to Hell: A Screaming Eagle at Bastogne
Donald R. Burgett
The Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division (fictional Private Ryan's unit) were ready for some well earned rest and recuperation. Following their combat in the Normandy Invasion, the division had been mauled during Field Marshal Montgomery's ill-fated Operation Market Garden, the campaign for the bridge too far immoratalized by Cornelius Ryan.
ONCE A MARINE: An Iraq War Tank Commander's Inspirational Memoir of Combat, Courage, and Recovery
May 6, 1986: Nick Popaditch arrives at the Receiving Barracks, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California.April 9, 2003: An AP photographer captures a striking image seen around the world of the Gunny Sergeant smoking a victory cigar in his tank, the haunting statue of Saddam Hussein hovering in the background. Popaditch is immortalized forever as "The Cigar Marine."April 6, 2004: The tanker fights heroically in the battle for Fallujah ...
Aquarium Corals : Selection, Husbandry, and Natural History
Eric H. Borneman
Beautiful, bizarre, and among nature's most colorful creations, living corals are now being successfully kept and grown in a rapidly growing number of home reef aquariums. Designed to help new and experienced aquarists to select the most appropriate corals for their systems and to provide guidance in keeping them healthy for the long term, this all-new book is packed with the advice of a seasoned coral keeper. More than 700 world-class ...
The Conscientious Marine Aquarist: A Commonsense Handbook for Successful Saltwater Hobbyists
Robert M. Fenner
Drawing upon a lifetime of aquatic experience, marine biologist Bob Fenner demystifies the process of planning, setting up, stocking, and managing a beautiful, thriving slice of the tropical ocean. A leading advocate for the responsible collection and care of wild-caught specimens, Fenner starts with the basics and proceeds to give the reader the scientific background and expert-level secrets to being a smarter consumer, better reef steward, ...
Invasion: Colorado (Invasion America Series)
2039: World War III begins with the Chinese invasion of the American Midwest. In the third book of the Invasion America Series, bitter glacial cooling has brought the Earth to the brink of starvation, making U.S. soil the most valuable in the world. From Mexico, the Chinese-dominated Pan-Asian Alliance and the South American Federation smash across the Rio Grande. It is the greatest assault in history. With the Rockies on one side and the ...
The Reef Aquarium, Vol. 3: Science, Art, and Technology
J. Charles Delbeek
Two Little Fishies, Inc., d.b.a. Ricordea Publishing
The Reef Aquarium Volume Three: Science, Art, and Technology Reefkeeping science involves the interplay of biology, chemistry, and physics. However, a reef aquarium is not simply a product of scientific knowledge. The application of engineering and its product technology, makes it possible to duplicate the specific biological, chemical, and physical requirements of a coral reef in a relatively small volume of water. This third volume in The ...
How Apollo Flew to the Moon (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)
W. David Woods
Between 1968 and 1972, twenty four daring men journeyed from Earth to the Moon. This fascinating book traces what was a massive accomplishment right from the early launches through manned orbital spaceflights, detailing each step. Out of the battlefields of World War II came the gifted German engineers and designers who developed the V-2 rocket, which evolved into the powerful Saturn V booster that propelled men to the Moon. David Woods tells ...
Yoga Bitch: One Woman's Quest to Conquer Skepticism, Cynicism, and Cigarettes on the Path to Enlightenment
Three Rivers Press
What happens when a coffee-drinking, cigarette-smoking, steak-eating twenty-five-year-old atheist decides it is time to get in touch with her spiritual side? Not what you’d expect… When Suzanne Morrison decides to travel to Bali for a two-month yoga retreat, she wants nothing more than to be transformed from a twenty-five-year-old with a crippling fear of death into her enchanting yoga teacher, Indra—a woman who seems to have found it ...
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Freshwater Aquariums
Practical and entertaining, this is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to setting up and maintaining an aquarium full of healthy, thriving freshwater fish. Presented in the lively, highly readable style of The Complete Idiot's Guide series, it reveals the mysteries of buying aquarium equipment, setting up the tank, choosing the fish, ongoing care, nutrition, sickness and health, breeding and even fish behavior. All the fun fact boxes and ...
Infrastructure: A Field Guide to the Industrial Landscape
W. W. Norton
A companion to the man-made landscape that reveals how our industrial environment can be as dazzling as the natural world. Replete with the author's striking photographs, Infrastructure is a unique and spectacular guide, exploring all the major "ecosystems" of our modern industrial world, revealing what the structures are and why they're there, and uncovering beauty in unexpected places—awakening and fulfilling a curiosity you didn't know ...
Little Piece of Ground, A
The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder's Guide
Pawel "Sariel" Kmiec
No Starch Press
The LEGO® Technic system opens a new realm of building possibilities. Using motors, gears, pneumatics, pulleys, linkages, and more, you can design LEGO models that really move . The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder's Guide is filled with building tips for creating strong yet elegant machines and mechanisms with the Technic system. Author Pawel "Sairel" Kmiec will teach you the foundations of LEGO Technic building, from simple machines to ...
Earthbag Building: The Tools, Tricks and Techniques (Natural Building Series)
New Society Publishers
Over 70 percent of Americans cannot afford to own a code-enforced, contractor-built home. This has led to widespread interest in using natural materials—straw, cob, and earth—for building homes and other buildings that are inexpensive, and that rely largely on labor rather than expensive and often environmentally-damaging outsourced materials. Earthbag Building is the first comprehensive guide to all the tools, tricks, and techniques for ...
The Mosin-Nagant Rifle, 5th Edition (For collectors only)
Terence W. Lapin
North Cape Publications Inc
Although the Mosin-Nagant rifle was in use for more than sixty years by half the world's military forces, no book in the English language has ever traced its development and identified all its models and variations as manufactured around the world, including in the United States. No provided the part-by-part information needed by the collector and shooter. This is the first book in English, ever written about the Mosin-Nagant. It identifies ...
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