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Captain Frederick Burnaby ballooned across the English Channel, traveled in Spain and Russia, and was wounded, and eventually killed, fighting for Britain's empire. His account of his perilous journey to Khiva brought him instant fame.
Daniel Gallery, in his brilliant memoir, explains how he led Task Group 21.12 in the battle against the U-Boat threat. Commanding the USS Guadalcanal he led his crew to sink three of these menacing submarines, but his greatest achievement was to capture the U-505 off the coast of Africa.
Gladys Reichard catches the end of an era when the Navajo are still living according to their customs. While learning to weave she also learns to honor and respect the traditions that have sustained them. Her story telling invites you into the life of her "family" and preserves the beauty of their many traditions.
Clive Howard and Joe Whitley`s history of this remarkable air force covers from the events at Pearl Harbor through to V-J Day, covering every single island that the force landed on in between.
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"Broken Trust is worth reading alone for its examination of changing understandings of Hawaiian persons and their place in an emerging American state through decisions about the shape of Hawaiian education, a penetrating cultural history." (Pacific Affairs)
"A gritty account of the early days of Texas from the pre-revolution days until Texas secession from the Union. highly readable, entertaining and enlightening. Texan or not, don't miss out on this book!" (Amazon.com)
Agent High Pockets is the remarkable story of a fascinating woman who under the pressures of war found any resourceful means to aid her friends against their common enemy, the Japanese, through the tumultuous years of World War Two.