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Once a Warrior King: Memories of an Officer in Vietnam
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ean: 9780345479075, isbn: 9780345479075,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
The memoir of a young American soldier who became the most powerful man in a remote rural district of Vietnam In the spring of 1969, First Lieutenant David Donovan arrived in the Mekong Delta of South Vietnam to work as military advisor with village ...
Black Cat 2-1: The True Story of a Vietnam Helicopter Pilot and His Crew
By Brown Books Publishing Group
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ean: 9781612548968, isbn: 1612548962,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
In the Vietnam War, 2,197 helicopter pilots and 2,717 crew members were killed. Black Cat 2-1 is the story of one pilot who made it home and the valiant men he served with who risked their lives for the troops on the ground. Bob Ford invites readers ...
Brutality of War, The: A Memoir of Vietnam
By Brand: Pelican Publishing
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ean: 9781589807150, isbn: 1589807154,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
In 1968, nineteen-year-old Gene Dark joined the Marine Corps at the height of the Vietnam War. The horrors of combat quickly transformed the young man into a hardened soldier. This memoir provides a gritty and revealing look at the true agonies of wa...
Chineasy Everyday: Learning Chinese Through Its Culture
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ean: 9780062439710, isbn: 0062439715,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
A unique and highly entertaining introduction to the richness of Chinese language, culture, and civilization, built on the groundbreaking and hugely popular Chineasy visual learning method.To educate the world about the richness and character of Chin...
The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393240955, isbn: 0393240959,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
A spellbinding narrative of the high-stakes mission that changed the course of America, China, and global politics―and a rich portrait of the towering, complex figure who carried it out.As World War II came to an end, General George Marshall was re...
Welcome to the Orthodox Church: An Introduction to Eastern Christianity
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ean: 9781557259219, isbn: 1557259216,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Welcome to the Orthodox Church—its history, theology, worship, spirituality, and daily life. This friendly guide provides a comprehensive introduction to Orthodoxy, but with a twist: readers learn by making a series of visits to a fictitious church...
Vietnam: A New History
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mpn: 9780465094363, ean: 9780465094363, isbn: 0465094368,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
A 2017 Cundill History Prize Finalist"Groundbreaking...Goscha has provided quite simply the finest, most readable single-volume history of Vietnam in English."--GuardianIn Vietnam, Christopher Goscha tells the full history of Vietnam, from antiquity ...
The Structure of Soviet History: Essays and Documents
By Brand: Oxford University Press, USA
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ean: 9780195340549, isbn: 019534054X,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Edited by eminent historian Ronald Grigor Suny, this unique collection of primary documents and important scholarly articles frames both the revolutionary changes and broad continuities in Soviet history. Organized chronologically and covering politi...
A Song for Nagasaki: The Story of Takashi Nagai-Scientist, Convert, and Survivor of the Atomic Bomb
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ean: 9781586173432, isbn: 158617343X,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
On August 9, 1945, an American B-29 dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan, killing tens of thousands of people in the blink of an eye, while fatally injuring and poisoning thousands more. Among the survivors was Takashi Nagai, a pioneer in radiol...
Russian Spacesuits (Springer Praxis Books)
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mpn: 1, ean: 9781852337322, isbn: 185233732X,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
This is the very first ‘inside story’ of a key part of the Soviet manned space programme, detailing the development of Soviet/Russian spacesuits. The authors, as participants in the programme, provide details of events, previously unknown in the ...
The Grunt Padre: Father Vincent Robert Capodanno, Vietnam, 1966-1967
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ean: 9781891280085, isbn: 1891280082,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Navy Chaplain killed in vietnam l967 with Marine search unit in operation swift, outnumbered 2500 to 500 marines, killed protecting a corpsman who was administering first aid to soldier. Receive Congressional medal of honor, Bronze star and 3 purple ...
Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia's Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane
By Princeton University Press
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mpn: 29 color illus. 48 halftones. 2 maps., ean: 9780691165851, isbn: 9780691165851,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its greatest minds--remarkable ...
The Romanovs: 1613-1918
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ean: 9780307280510, isbn: 0307280519,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
"Epic history on the grandest scale. . . . Game of Thrones seems like the proverbial vicar's tea party in comparison."—Financial TimesThe Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world’s surface for three ...
P-39/P-400 Airacobra vs A6M2/3 Zero-sen: New Guinea 1942 (Duel)
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ean: 9781472823663, isbn: 1472823664,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
After the huge advances made in the early months of the Pacific war, it was in remote New Guinea where the advance of Imperial Japanese Naval Air Force (IJNAF) A6M Zero-sen fighters was first halted due to a series of offensive and defensive aerial b...
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Malaysia and Singapore
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781465440051, isbn: 9781465440051,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Malaysia and Singapore is your in-depth guide to the very best of this region.Whether you want to discover the best places to spot colorful fish and jungle-dwelling animals like orangutans, or are looking to sample the inc...
The Art of War (Everyman's Library)
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ean: 9781101908006, isbn: 9781101908006,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
The ancient Chinese military classic that is widely admired today by both military and business strategists--in a new translation, with new notes and commentary.For more than two thousand years, The Art of War has provided leaders with essential tact...
The Arabs: A History
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ean: 9780465094219, isbn: 046509421X,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
The definitive history of the Arab worldNamed Best Book of the Year by the Financial Times, the Economist and the AtlanticAn International BestsellerIn this definitive history of the modern Arab world, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan draws exten...
Our Land Was A Forest: An Ainu Memoir (Transitions--Asia and the Pacific)
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sku: SN-08072012-11796, mpn: 15 photographs, maps. figures, glossary, ean: 9780813318806, isbn: 0813318807,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
This book is a beautiful and moving personal account of the Ainu, the native inhabitants of Hokkaido, Japan's northern island, whose land, economy, and culture have been absorbed and destroyed in recent centuries by advancing Japanese. Based on the a...
Monsoon Mansion: A Memoir
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ean: 9781542046138, isbn: 1542046130,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Told with a lyrical, almost-dreamlike voice as intoxicating as the moonflowers and orchids that inhabit this world, Monsoon Mansion is a harrowing yet triumphant coming-of-age memoir exploring the dark, troubled waters of a family’s rise and fall f...
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