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Endurance

Endurance

by Alfred Lansing

Ernest Shackleton defined heroism in 1915 when his ship, the Endurance, was trapped in ice and then destroyed on its way to Antarctica. This tense week-by-week, month-by-month reconstruction charts the incredible journey undertaken by his crew of 27 men through 850 miles of the southern Atlantic's heaviest seas.
Stuka Pilot

Stuka Pilot

by Hans Ulrich Rudel

"Stuka Pilot is the best book ever published about the AIR WAR against Russia. Hans Ulrich Rudel began his amazing career as a Stuka pilot in Poland in 1939, fought in the great Air battles over Leningrad, Stalingrad and Moscow and finished the war flying an FW 190 - survivor of six years' air combat on the Russian Front and the most decorated German pilot of the war!"
Nothing Like It In the World

Nothing Like It In the World

by Stephen E Ambrose

Nothing Like It In the World was written by Stephen Ambrose, a writer of historical literature books, and is a #1 New York Times Bestseller about the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. The book is about the period of the railroad from 1863 to 1869. The railroad spanned from Omaha, Nebraska to Sacramento, California.
Hitler's U-Boat War

Hitler's U-Boat War

by Clay Blair

Clay Blair is the author of two dozen books that have created a permanent place in the telling of our history. These include Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan; biographies of Admiral H. G. Rickover; Generals Douglas MacArthur, Matthew B. Ridgway, and Omar N. Bradley; and John F. Kennedy; and, most recently, The Forgotten War, about Korea. He died in 1998.        
The Path Between the Seas

The Path Between the Seas

by David McCullough

Describes all the events and personalities involved in the monumental undertaking which precipitated revolution, scandal, economic crisis, and a new Central American republic Bibliography: p. 655-669.
Includes index.
Shadow Divers

Shadow Divers

by Robert Kurson

Shadow Divers is a non-fictional recounting of the discovery of a World War II German U-Boat sixty miles off the coast of New Jersey, USA in 1991.
Rickenbacker

Rickenbacker

by Edward V Rickenbacker

Here is the long-awaited story of one of the most exciing American heros of this century. It begins with Captain Rickenbacker's earliest memories as a boy in Columbus, Ohio, and proceeds through a fantastic series of incidents and adventures up to the present time.
Song Of the Sky

Song Of the Sky

by Guy Murchie

A Field Guide To the Birds

A Field Guide To the Birds

by Roger Tory Peterson

American Practical Navigator

American Practical Navigator

by Nathaniel Bowditch

The Safeguard Of the Sea

The Safeguard Of the Sea

by N a M Rodger

On the Bottom

On the Bottom

by Commander Edward Ellsberg

Britannia

Britannia

by John Fairfax

The Ashley Book Of Knots

The Ashley Book Of Knots

by Clifford W Ashley

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Unsafe At Any Speed

by Ralph Nader

Unsafe at Any Speed: The Designed-In Dangers of the American Automobile by Ralph Nader, published in 1965, is a book detailing resistance by car manufacturers to the introduction of safety features, like seat belts, and their general reluctance to spend money on improving safety. It was a pioneering work of consumer advocacy, openly polemical but containing substantial references and material from industry insiders. It made Nader a household name and the style is often imitated.
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Yeager

by Chuck; Janos, Leo Yeager

"General Chuck Yeager, the greatest test pilot of them all. . . the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound. . . the World War II fighting ace who shot down a Messerschmitt jet with a prop-driven P-51 Mustang. . . the hero who defined a certain quality that all the hot-shot flyboys of the post-war era aimed to achieve. . . Chuck Yeager is the right stuff. Now Chuck Yeager tells his whole incredible life story with the same 'wide-open, full throttle' approach that has marked his career as a flier."
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Chickenhawk

by Robert Mason

More than half a million copies of Chickenhawk have been sold since it was first published in 1983. Now with a new afterword by the author and photographs taken by him during the conflict, this straight-from-the-shoulder account tells the electrifying truth about the helicopter war in Vietnam. This is Robert Mason’s astounding personal story of men at war. A veteran of more than one thousand combat missions, Mason gives staggering descriptions that cut to the heart of the combat... Read more
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The Ravens

by Christopher Robbins

"While America and the rest of the world watched the Vietnam war on television, a handful of elite Air Force pilots, wearing anything but uniforms and piloting unarmored, small, prop-driven aircraft, fought a secret war..." in "the other theater - a small nation called Laos, next door to Vietnam, bordered by the Ho Chi Minh Trail..."
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Boeing Aircraft Since 1916

by Peter M Bowers

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The Arnheiter Affair

by Neil Sheehan

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The Reckoning

by David Halberstam

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