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Her Service Flag

Author : Helen Sherman Griffith
ISBN : PRNC:32101054793581
Genre : World War, 1914-1918
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Category: World War, 1914-1918

Royal Naval Biography Or Memoirs Of The Services Of All The Flag Officers Superannuated Rear Admirals Retired Captains Post Captains And Commanders Whose Names Appeared On The Admiralty List Of Sea Officers At The Commencement Of The Present Year Or Who Have Since Been Promoted Illustrated By A Series Of Historical And Explanatory Notes With Copious Addenda Memoirs Of All The Flag Officers Of His Majesty S Fleet Now Living

Author : John Marshall
ISBN : COLUMBIA:CU09653210
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Royal Naval Biography Or Memoirs Of The Services Of All The Flag Officers Superannuated Rear Admirals Retired Captains Post Captains And Commanders Whose Names Appeared On The Admiralty List Of Sea Officers At The Commencement Of The Present Year Or Who Have Since Been Promoted Illustrated By A Series Of Historical And Explanatory Notes With Copious Addenda Commanders Flag Officers Captains

Author : John Marshall
ISBN : NYPL:33433008490728
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Flag Of Her Choosing

Author : Derek Hart
ISBN : 9781469708157
Genre : Fiction
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The "Great White Fleet" was sent around the world by President Theodore Roosevelt from 16 December 1907 to 22 February 1909 and consisted of sixteen new battleships of the Atlantic Fleet. The battleships were painted white except for gilded scrollwork on their bows, hence the nickname. When word was received of an earthquake in Sicily, thus affording an opportunity for the United States to show friendship to Italy by offering aid to the sufferers, President Roosevelt sent the American fleet in response. These simple historical facts led author Derek Hart to conduct extensive research into the lives and duties of the USS Illinois, the officers, crew, and especially the contingent of US Marines on board. Between 5:20 and 5:30 AM on December 28, 1908, the Monday after Christmas weekend, a major earthquake and tsunami (tidal wave) totally destroyed Messina (pop. 150,000), Reggio Calabria (pop. 50,000), and dozens of nearby towns. With about 100,000 fatalities in total, this was the deadliest earthquake in European history. Even larger numbers were left injured or homeless, losing everything. In the most severely affected towns, roughly half the population perished, with most victims either entombed in the rubble of their homes or struck down in the streets by collapsing three to five-story buildings. This disaster was the building block for Derek Hart's grand romantic adventure, as US Marine Corps Captain Richard Danforth is thrust into the middle of a relief expedition to assist earthquake survivors. Little does he know that this mission will lead to murder, intrigue, the heist of an enormous fortune of gold, and of course, falling in love with local teacher Maria Vitale. The lengths to which these young lovers go to realize their dreams together are what adventures are made of and Flag of Her Choosing is no exception.
Category: Fiction

The British Flag Triumphant

Author : William Waldegrave Rodstock Baron
ISBN : PRNC:32101073397687
Genre : Great Britain
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Between The Flag And The Banner

Author : Yael Yishai
ISBN : 9781438424637
Genre : History
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This first comprehensive study of the political life of Israeli women looks at political participation, political identity, women's political organizations, and public policy regarding women.
Category: History

Murder At Wrigley Field

Author : Troy Soos
ISBN : 9780758287809
Genre : Fiction
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THE DEADLY CONFINES While the nation wages war against Germany in 1918, utility infielder Mickey Rawlings has been traded to the North Side of Chicago. He's batting a career high (a respectable .274) and the Cubs are in first place. For the first time in a long while Mickey is feeling financially secure enough to buy furniture. That's when his best friend—rookie Willie Kaiser—is shot dead right on the diamond. While the official explanation is "accidental death from a stray bullet," Mickey thinks someone's taken the anti-war sentiment too far. Between collapsing bleacher seats and pretzel sabotage in the stands, Mickey's search for answers takes him from silent movies to speakeasies to the stockyards. As long as he keeps fouling off clues, it's only a matter of time before a killer is caught in a rundown—or Mickey is tagged out permanently. Praise for the Mickey Rawlings Baseball Mysteries "Full of life." —The New York Times Book Reviewon Hanging Curve "A perfect book for the rain delay. . .a winner!" —USA Today on Murder at Fenway Park "Delightful. . .mixing suspense, period detail that will leave readers eager for subsequent innings." —Publishers Weekly on Murder at Fenway Park
Category: Fiction

Fort Lauderdale

Author : Susan Gillis
ISBN : 9781439614099
Genre : History
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Taking its name from a fortification established more than 160 years ago during the Second Seminole War, Fort Lauderdale boasts a history stretching back 5,000 years before the first white settlers arrived in the eighteenth century. From beautiful tales of the "mysterious" New River that helped launch the community to more recent stories of rum running and gambling, segregation and integration, and boom and bust, the history of this Florida city is told here through the everyday lives of those who lived it.
Category: History

Mister Coach

Author : J. P. “Jim” Fowler
ISBN : 0595808484
Genre : Fiction
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At the age of thirty-three, Paul marries Martha and embarks on a lifelong adventure with the girl of his dreams. The couple lives the good life until the Great Depression and the affects of Prohibition bring them financial ruin. Leaving the family ranch, Paul begins working as a counterman at a local farm supply store to make ends meet. Unable to have children, Paul and Martha start volunteering at various youth activities. But Paul's greatest love is coaching youth baseball teams. A small, timid man and a natural-born leader, Paul brings out the best in his young players by reminding them, "Ya gotta try." Even after his players grow up and start families of their own, they continue to rely on Paul for advice and support. When Martha suffers a series of strokes, Paul has to quit coaching after his team wins the state championship. But that doesn't stop him from continuing to be the mainstay in many of his players' lives, proving that a man doesn't have to be big to make a big difference.
Category: Fiction

Lighthouses Of The Mid Atlantic Coast

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ISBN : 9780760339510
Genre : Photography
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Interest in the history and preservation of lighthouses has never been stronger. Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic Coast details the history of lighthouses and much more, and shows why these structures continue to fascinate us. Discover what life for lighthouse keepers was really like. Learn about the history of U.S. colonial lighthouses and the role lighthouses have played in several wars. Meet the brave, nefarious, and colorful characters who served as lighthouse keepers and government overseers. Learn about lighthouse technology and architecture and find out how these treasures are being preserved.
Category: Photography

Jimmy S Stars

Author : Mary Ann Rodman
ISBN : 9781409591016
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Ellie counted the days on the kitchen calendar. October 2nd was a Saturday. Twenty-one days until Jimmy had to go. That was a long time. Maybe the war would be over by then. But the days slipped by as fast as the trees shed their leaves. And the war didn't end. Ellie hates the stars proudly displayed in her neighbours' windows: a blue one for every man gone to serve in the war, a gold one for every man who will never return. She doesn't want a star – all she wants is for her big brother Jimmy to stay safely at home. But then Jimmy is called up, and Ellie can only desperately hope that his star never turns gold. "You won't find a better novel to paint a picture of family life and woes during World War Two" - Lovereading4kids
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Green Flag

Author : Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN : 9781775458739
Genre : Fiction
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If your mental image of the Victorian age consists of parasols, tea parties, prudery, and parlor games, think again. In this collection of thrilling tales from Arthur Conan Doyle, the vigorous masculinity of the era is exposed in all its glory. Stories from the battlefield and the playing field provide a starkly different view of the late nineteenth century.
Category: Fiction

Transactions

Author : Commonwealth Club of California
ISBN : UIUC:30112109951852
Genre : California
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Environmental Gerontology

Author : Graham D. Rowles, PhD
ISBN : 9780826108142
Genre : Social Science
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"[This book] addresses issues on both sides of the Atlantic; examines the theoretical underpinnings of environmental gerontology...; and provides useful practical applications and guiding principles....Recommended."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries The environments in which people live out their later lives have a strong impact on their identity and provide opportunities for nourishing social interactions. This volume translates the insights derived from contemporary research on residential environments and public spaces that enhance well-being into practical recommendations for the design of such beneficial community environments. The text is grounded in the conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of current research on place attachment, environmental meaning, and community living in later life. Emphasis is placed on how to design residential spaces that facilitate the development of a sense of place or home, and investigation is made into the kinds of lifestyles such spaces foster and support. A major theme pervading the text is the juxtaposition of private and public space. The book also addresses such themes as the transformation of spaces into places of personal identification and attachment, the need for shared intergenerational spaces, and consideration of diverse populations when designing public spaces. The book also considers how emerging public policy agendas affect the development and management of environments for the elderly. Environmental Gerontology includes the contributions of scholars in anthropology, architecture, economics, education, geography, gerontology, planning, psychology, sociology, and numerous health sciences, who hail from North America, Europe, and Asia. With its strong interdisciplinary focus, this text offers innovative and judicious recommendations for the creation of community environments that are truly beneficial for older adults. Key Features: Provides an up-to-date synthesis of the latest research on the meaning of place to older people and its relationship to well-being Offers fresh insight and critical perspectives on community planning and environmental design Considers private residences, retirement communities, long-term care facilities, and public and private community spaces Includes guiding principles for environmental design and practice relevant to the documented needs of older people Synthesizes contributions from international scholars in many disciplines
Category: Social Science

Flag On The Summit

Author : Aprilish Ch Sangma
ISBN : 9781462071968
Genre : Fiction
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The novel "Flag On the Summit' is about the dreams of two young girls Jentilla and Palmina who belonged to two humble families of Bolchugri, a non descript place in a non descript town. They lived in the environment where even dreaming big is impossible. They grew together since childhood along with their other friends Chinche, Hilla and Milche. While Palmina wanted to become a doctor, Jentilla wanted to become magistrate. With those two aims like two flags waving at them they began their journey towards it. But halfway, Jentilla's father and the sole bread earner of the family died and Jentilla went into depression. The people of the Bolchugri was ignorant of depression and was no help to her but rather ridiculed her and taunted her. Even her own mother was no help to her depression as to what it caused it and how to bring her into normalcy. With no help from the society her condition grew worse. But against all odds, Palmina went onto become a doctor with the relentless support of her parents and became a Psychiatrist. She stuck steadfastly into her decision and never give up her dream. Chinche was the only daughter of the drunkard father, neighbour and childhood friend of Palmina with two young brothers' in her care. Right from the early childhood after her mother's death she became a mother to them as well as a sister while at the same time looking for care and love which she found in her relationships but only short time. Nobody understood her search for love and care but branded her as a scarlet girl. With that tag she lived but found that in the end. While Hilla, another childhood friend of Palmina and Jentilla was the only daughter of well off doctor parents and never lacked for anything in life but was born with a silver spoon in her mouth, Milche was the only daughter of rich Widow's daughter and never knew the hard time. But all the five friends, even if different in their ages grew together and shared lots of childhood adventures.
Category: Fiction