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Men In Green Faces

Author : Gene Wentz
ISBN : 9781466831315
Genre : Fiction
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"Full of ambushes and firefights...From page one I knew I wanted to be a SEAL. The more I read, the more I wanted to see if I could measure up." —Mark Owen, #1 New York Times bestselling author of No Easy Day Because it's a novel, the truth can be told. Because it's the truth, you'll never forget it... Gene Wentz's Men in Green Faces is the classic novel of Vietnam that inspired a generation of SEALs. Here is the story of a good soldier trained to be part of an elite team of warriors—and of the killing grounds where he was forever changed. WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR Gene Michaels carries an M-60, eight hundred rounds, and a Bible. The ultimate SEAL, he also carries a murderous grudge against a bloodthirsty colonel who was once one of their own. To bring him in, Michaels and his men will go behind the lines, where they'll take on 5,000 NVA in the fight of their lives. In this stunning novel, former SEAL Gene Wentz brings to life what it was like to be a SEAL in Vietnam, running an endless tour of top-secret, death-defying operations deep in enemy territory. From the camaraderie to the harrowing recons, from brutal interrogations to incredible, toe-to-toe firefights, here are America's most feared warriors as you've never seen them before.
Category: Fiction

Shadows Of The Men With Green Faces

Author : Richard Kimball
ISBN : 1465350713
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Many men and women went to Vietnam with the hope of fulfilling the promise they made to defend their country. The adversities and discouragement awaiting them made it difficult to keep that promise. Staying true to their commitment made them all heroes. These gallant men and women must never be forgotten. To forget them would mean their sacrifices were in vain.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Men In Green

Author : Michael Bamberger
ISBN : 9781476743837
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 81.2 MB
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"Was golf better (to use one of Tiger's favorite phrases) back in the day? In [this book], Michael Bamberger, who fell for the game as a teenager in its wild Sansabelt-and-persimmon 1970s heyday, goes on a quest to try to find out. The result is a candid, nostalgic, intimate portrait of golf's greatest generation--then and now"--Dust jacket flap.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Brave Men

Author : Orr Kelly
ISBN : 9780671867621
Genre : History
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A detailed history of this elite and enigmatic military unit discusses the origins of the SEALs, their operations in every war since World War II, and their role in today's world
Category: History

The Marshmallow Test

Author : Walter Mischel
ISBN : 9781448154227
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 72.27 MB
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WATERSTONES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behaviour later in life? 'A book that can show you how to change your behaviour . . . explores human nature, neuroscience and genetics, enlivened by a sprinkling of anecdotes' Evening Standard 'A genial, optimistic book and a rather soothing read' The Sunday Times 'A brilliant book' Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow Walter Mischel’s now iconic 'marshmallow test,' one of the most famous experiments in the history of psychology, proved that the ability to delay gratification is critical to living a successful and fulfilling life: self-control not only predicts higher marks in school, better social and cognitive functioning, and a greater sense of self-worth; it also helps us manage stress, pursue goals more effectively, and cope with painful emotions. But is willpower prewired, or can it be taught? In his groundbreaking new book, Dr. Mischel draws on decades of compelling research and life examples to explore the nature of willpower, identifying the cognitive skills and mental mechanisms that enable it and showing how these can be applied to challenges in everyday life--from weight control to quitting smoking, overcoming heartbreak, making major decisions, and planning for retirement. With profound implications for the choices we make in parenting, education, public policy and self-care, The Marshmallow Test will change the way we think about who we are and what we can be. And since, as Mischel argues, a life with too much self-control can be as unfulfilling as one with too little, this book will also teach you when it’s time to ring the bell and enjoy that marshmallow.
Category: Psychology

Inside The Us Navy Seals

Author : Gary Stubblefield
ISBN : 0760301786
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 55.98 MB
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Tells the story of a Seal's evolution from a pup all the way to a Seal commander. Gives an unprecedented look at the inner workings of the Seal community.
Category: Political Science

Content Matters

Author : Leif Fearn
ISBN : 9781610489522
Genre : Education
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This book explains the content of nine areas in social studies. If teachers know what history, biographical studies, and the United States Constitution mean for instruction, they can increase the probability of better-focused content in their social studies instruction.
Category: Education

Hunter S Moon

Author : Randy Wayne White
ISBN : 1101207043
Genre : Fiction
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Doc Ford saves a former President of the United States from assassination-and regrets it. Months ago, Kal Wilson's wife was killed in a plane crash. President Wilson is sure it was no accident-and he wants revenge. He needs Doc Ford to spring him loose from the watchful eye of the Secret Service, keep him alive, then get him home. Ford has just been picked for presidential duty- whether he likes it or not.
Category: Fiction

Devils With Green Faces

Author : Jerry J. Fletcher
ISBN : 0962357421
Genre : Special forces (Military science)
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A novel about Navy SEALS in Vietnam.
Category: Special forces (Military science)