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America S Heroes

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ISBN : 1582614687
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Describes the actions of firefighters, police officers, building workers, medical personnel, and individual citizens who helped in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Out of the tragedy of the World Trade Center terrorist attack have come heroic stories of incredible courage, sacrifice, and patriotism. These stories of heroism are endless. Firefighters, police officers, building workers, medical personnel, civilian volunteers, and many morerisked their lives in hopes of saving just one more life. The stories and images of these incredible events are honored in this book. With approximately 100 color photographs and inspiring text of the courage which has risen above the tragedy, this book serves as a remainder to everyone of all that's good about the spirit of America.

America S Heroes

Author : James H. Willbanks
ISBN : 9781598843934
Genre : History
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This book features the stories of 200 heroic individuals awarded the Medal of Honor for their distinguished military service while fighting for their country, from the Civil War to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. * Provides 200 biographical essays of Medal of Honor recipients and 10 sidebars with additional information about the Medal of Honor and its recipients * Contains contributions from more than 50 distinguished scholars and historians * Includes a complete alphabetical listing of individuals who have received the nation's highest military award for valor * An extensive bibliography provides additional resources * Topic finders make it easy to identify entries from a particular war, home state, or branch of service

Conspiracy Among America S Heroes

Author : Chief Kelly Daugherty
ISBN : 9781477268667
Genre : Business & Economics
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Anyone who is a manager, supervisor, leader, or involved with human-relations issues needs to read this book, and learn from these truculent life lessons and use them for future reference. Are you willing to take the ethical challenge?

American Heroes Profiles Of Men And Women Who Shaped Early America

Author : Edmund S. Morgan
ISBN : 0393074269
Genre : History
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"A wise, humane and beautifully written book." —Bret Stephens, Wall Street Journal From the best-selling author of Benjamin Franklin comes this remarkable work that will help redefine our notion of American heroism. Americans have long been obsessed with their heroes, but the men and women dramatically portrayed here are not celebrated for the typical banal reasons contained in Founding Fathers hagiography. Effortlessly challenging those who persist in revering the American history status quo and its tropes and falsehoods, Morgan, now ninety-three, continues to believe that the past is just not the way it seems.

Badges Of America S Heroes

Author : Donald L. Skalsky
ISBN : 1934729310
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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This historical volume as told by author, Don Skalsky, includes: • Never told anywhere before…the historical evolution of the American Fire Badge. • Highlighted badges representing the earliest Volunteer Firefighting days as well as many of Americas' major metropolitan fire departments • An exhaustive list of current and significant previous fire badge makers. • An in-depth description of how badges are made, the metals used, and their findings. • Contributions from noted American Fire Museums • Badges and narratives contributed by many of the most respected Badge Collectors from all across the nation, depicting many priceless one of a kind badges. • Descriptive pictures of unusual, military, commemorative, one-of-a kind, personal and issued badges all portrayed in full color. • Forward written by Ronny J. Coleman. Mr. Coleman is a noted author, historian, and motivational speaker in the Fire Service as well as an avid badge collector.The book is a large 9” x 12” coffee table edition with 176 all color pages. High-gloss, double-coated paper is used for superior photo reproduction.

Everybody Is Sitting On The Curb

Author : Alan Edelstein
ISBN : 0275953645
Genre : History
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The United States has run out of heroes. This book offers a vivid description of heroes of America's past, offers an explanation of the national appeal of such men as Billy the Kid, Babe Ruth, and Franklin D. Roosevelt, and discusses the current lack of such suitable heroes.

Deeds Of Valor

Author : Walter Frederick Beyer
ISBN : UCAL:$C18790
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America S Black Founders

Author : Nancy I. Sanders
ISBN : 9781556528118
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Celebrates the lesser-known lives and contributions of early African-American men and women, in a volume that features such complementary activities as recipes for colonial foods and advice for petitioning the government. Original.

The Politically Incorrect Guide To Real American Heroes

Author : Brion McClanahan
ISBN : 9781596988064
Genre : Political Science
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As presidential candidates sling dirt at each other, America desperately needs a few real heroes. Tragically, liberal historians and educators have virtually erased traditional American heroes from history. According to the Left, the Founding Fathers were not noble architects of America, but selfish demagogues. And self–made entrepreneurs like Rockefeller were robber–barons and corporate polluters. Instead of honoring great men from America’s past, kids today now idolize rock stars, pro athletes and Hollywood celebrities. In his new book, The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to Real American Heroes, author Brion McClanahan rescues the legendary deeds of the greatest Americans and shows why we ought to venerate heroes like Captain John Smith, adventurer Daniel Boone, General Robert E. Lee and many more. The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to Real American Heroes not only resuscitates America’s forgotten heroes, but sheds light on the Left’s most cherished figures, including Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Kennedys. With biting wit and devastating detail, McClanahan strikes back against the multicultural narrative peddled by liberal historians who make heroes out of pop culture icons and corrupt politicians. In America’s hour of peril, McClanahan’s book is a timely and entertaining call to remember the heritage of this great nation and the heroes who built it.

Dog Heroes Of September 11th

Author : Nona Kilgore Bauer
ISBN : 9781593788650
Genre : Pets
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Dog Heroes of September 11th -- A Tribute to America’s Search and Rescue Dogs, now in its Tenth Anniversary second edition, is the first and only major publication to salute the canines that served our nation in the recovery missions following the terrorists’ strikes on America. In his foreword to this edition, former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani says, “No American could be unmoved by the stories and images of these dogs and their handlers….Their journeys, as told in these pages, reinforce our resolve to persevere, rebuild and keep our nation safe and strong.” A testament to man’s best friend and his most critical role in American history, Dog Heroes of September 11th pays tribute to 79 canine heroes and their handlers, retelling their heart-stirring stories and photographically capturing many defining moments of the days that followed September 11, 2001. This oversized gift book features over 400 color photographs, many never seen except in this publication. Nona Kilgore Bauer, who has won multiple awards for her books on dogs, interviewed each of the handlers who participated in the recovery efforts at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, Shanksville, Penn., and the Fresh Kills landfill, the site to which remains from the fallen towers were transported, and lovingly retells their stories of heroism and bravery. In its first edition (released in 2006), Dog Heroes of September 11th won numerous awards, including book of the year from the Dog Writers Association of America, Book-of-the-Month Club, and the Independent Book Publishers Association. The second edition, expanded with over 100 new pages and over 150 new full-color photographs, presents chapters on military working dogs in Iraq and Afghanistan, the therapy dogs who worked at Ground Zero, the SDF’s new National Training Center, and post-9/11 rescue missions at home and abroad. A special section, written by selected 9/11 handlers, pays tributes to their canine partners who passed away after their recovery missions. In addition to paying tribute to the dog-and-handler teams that were deployed after the attacks, this I-5 Press book supports the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (SDF) in its mission to produce certified search and rescue teams to protect our whole nation. A portion of the proceeds of Dog Heroes of September 11th benefits the SDF.

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