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Rescue Road

Author : Peter Zheutlin
ISBN : 9781492614098
Genre : Pets
File Size : 43.98 MB
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How far would you go to save a dog's life? The extraordinary story of one man who has driven more than 1 million miles to rescue thousands of dogs from hunger, abuse and neglect and give them a second chance at life and love. For years, Greg Mahle struggled to keep the last of his family-run restaurants afloat in Ohio. When it finally closed, he was broke and unsure what to do next. Then a stranded van-load of puppies changed his life forever. Join journalist Peter Zheutlin as he travels with Greg from Ohio to the Gulf Coast on his Rescue Road Trips to bring hard-luck dogs from the deep South to loving "forever families" up north, with the help of many selfless volunteers along the way. From Houston's impoverished Fifth Ward--where thousands of strays roam the streets--and high-kill shelters in Louisiana, to joyous scenes of adopters embracing their new pups in the Northeast, Rescue Road is full of heart: an inspiring story about the unique bond between dogs and humans, and how going the extra mile can make a life-changing difference for these loyal canines-and for us all.
Category: Pets

Port Series

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ISBN : UOM:39015036234006
Genre : Harbors
File Size : 53.47 MB
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Category: Harbors

Lonely Road Rescue And Home

ISBN : 9781468557534
Genre : Poetry
File Size : 62.15 MB
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LONELY ROAD, RESCUE AND HOME is a poetic rendering of the poet-persona’s gratitude for being a beneficiary of God’s marvellous mercy. Some of the poems trace the pang-filled path of a prodigal son who, at a critical juncture in his life, was guided Home by the extravagant love of his heavenly Father. Some point out the pitfalls that Christians must avoid on the lifelong race to Glory. Others make long plaintive calls to those who have veered off the Straight and Narrow Way, inviting them to return to the fabulous and inexhaustible estate of their Creator.
Category: Poetry

Technical Rescue Operations Volume I

Author : Larry Collins
ISBN : 1593700148
Genre : Disaster relief
File Size : 60.54 MB
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App. 13: Tribute to a helicopter rescue pioneer. -- App. 14: Two-pointer tether with life float. -- App. 15: Two-pointer tether for lowhead dam rescue. -- App. 16: Two-pointer tether for foot entrapment rescue. -- App. 17: Filling 2 1/1 in. fire hose with hose rescue device. -- App. 18: Lowhead dam rescue with hose rescue device. -- App. 19: Bridge-based rescue using life float. -- App. 20: Single-line self-rescue system. -- App. 21: Double-line self-rescue system. -- App. 22: Tripod method for shallow-water crossing. -- App. 23: Static line or belay for shallow-water crossing. -- App. 24: Line astern method for shallow-water crossing. -- App. 25: Line abreast method for shallow-water crossing. -- App. 26: Circle of support for shallow-water crossing. -- App. 27: Shallow-water crossing with victim on backboard. -- App. 28: Continuous-loop rescue system.
Category: Disaster relief

Fire And Rescue Service Manual

Author : Great Britain. Fire Service Inspectorate
ISBN : 9780113413058
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 50.27 MB
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Incidents involving rescue from road vehicles are dramatically increasing in frequency. There are some 3500 deaths on the road each year, with 35,000 serious injuries. Modern motor vehicles are becoming safer for occupants, due to advancement in technology, so persons are more likely to survive high impact speeds, but are also more likely to become entrapped. The Fire and Rescue Service, as the primary rescue service, requires national guidance to ensure a similar standard of response anywhere in the UK. This manual is designed to highlight current best practice with regard to vehicle rescue techniques and first responder trauma care. Each chapter forms an independent reference source, but the publication as a whole forms a complete guide. Chapters cover: vehicle design and construction; dealing with incidents; safety procedures; operational procedures; extrication equipment; medical considerations and trauma care; Integrated Personal Development System (I.P.D.S.). Appendices cover: Highways Agency/Fire and Rescue Service memorandum of understanding; training and general information; and emergency services personnel (ESP) aide mâmoire. The CD-ROM, "Vehicle extrication techniques", is a multi media guide to rescue tool handling and extrication techniques.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Germanna Road

Author : Dr. Peter G. Rainey
ISBN : 9781452036397
Genre : History
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This is a history of the land and the landowners along Germanna Road and connecting roads, from the Rapidan River to Wilderness Run. The chapters that follow provide the history of the lower end of Orange County, especially the Alexandria Tract, with particular attention to the land in and around Lake of the Woods. My brother asked me, "Why should I care about the Alexandria Tract?" My simple answer was, "Because we are descendants of Alexander Spotswood." He got me to thinking about what motivates anyone to write and especially to research and record one's findings for posterity. When the English settler came to Virginia, he brought his law and his library. The concept of land boundaries and personal ownership were foreign until then, as was the concept of written records. The land records, journals and family records of the five generations of Spotswoods, their relatives and neighbors that lived on and near the Lake of the Woods area have been preserved, but their story has not previously been written. Similarly, the modern pioneers that came in the late 1960s and later to form the community of Lake of the Woods should have their story preserved. Of all the places within a few hours of Washington, D.C., why pick the Wilderness to develop a large lake recreational community? The answer to this question cannot be found in any published history of Orange County. Why would families sell their home of generations including the family cemetery? The simple answer of “for the right price” is not the only explanation.
Category: History


Author : Peter Zheutlin
ISBN : 9781524704964
Genre : Pets
File Size : 21.43 MB
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Discover the astonishing lessons rescue dogs can teach us about life, love, and ourselves In the follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Rescue Road, acclaimed journalist Peter Zheutlin offers a heartwarming and often humorous new look into the world of rescue dogs. Sharing lessons from his own experiences adopting Labs with large personalities as well as stories and advice from dozens of families and rescue advocates, Zheutlin reveals the surprising and inspiring life lessons rescue dogs can teach us, such as: - How to “walk a mile in a dog’s paws” to get a brand-new perspective - Living with a dog is not one continuous Hallmark moment—but it’s never dull! - Why having a dog helps you see your faults and quirks in a new light, even if you can’t “shed” them completely - How to set the world right, one dog at a time For anyone who loves, lives with, or has ever wanted a dog, this charming book shows how the dogs whose lives we save can change ours for the better too.
Category: Pets

The Road To A United Europe

Author : Morten Rasmussen
ISBN : 9052015600
Genre : History
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Papers from the Second International RICHIE Conference held in Copenhagen, Denmark in December 2006.
Category: History

The Road To Rescue

Author : Mietek Pemper
ISBN : 9781590519998
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“Don’t thank me for your survival, thank your valiant Stern and Pemper, who stared death in the face constantly.”—Oskar Schindler in a speech to his released Jewish workers in May 1945. Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning film Schindler’s List popularized the true story of a German businessman who manipulated his Nazi connections and spent his personal fortune to save some 1,200 Jewish prisoners from certain death during the Holocaust. But few know that those lists were made possible by a secret strategy designed by a young Polish Jew at the Płaszow concentration camp. Mietek Pemper’s compelling and moving memoir tells the true story of how Schindler’s list really came to pass. Pemper was born in 1920 into a lively and cultivated Jewish family for whom everything changed in 1939 when the Germans invaded Poland. Evicted from their home, they were forced into the Krakow ghetto and, later, into the nearby camp of Płaszow where Pemper’s knowledge of the German language was put to use by the sadistic camp commandant Amon Goth. Forced to work as Goth’s personal stenographer from March 1943 to September 1944—an exceptional job for a Jewish prisoner—Pemper soon realized that he could use his position as the commandant’s private secretary to familiarize himself with the inner workings of the Nazi bureaucracy and exploit the system to his fellow detainees’ advantage. Once he gained access to classified documents, Pemper was able to pass on secret information for Schindler to compile his famous lists. After the war, Pemper was the key witness of the prosecution in the 1946 trial against Goth and several other SS officers. The Road to Rescue stands as a historically authentic testimony of one man’s unparalleled courage, wit, defiance, and bittersweet victory over the Nazi regime.
Category: Biography & Autobiography