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Baddest Troop Alive

Author : Steve Hauser
ISBN : 9781626752863
Genre : Drama
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“Get whitey!” they chanted marching toward their Redwoods campsite in the dimming light of dusk, wielding clubs and rocks. They were Troop 1135, mostly African-American inner city Boy Scouts. Whitey was their scoutmaster. Was this for real? It sure looked like it. In 1968, just three years after the Watts Riot, 21-year-old UCLA student Steve Hauser started Troop 1135 in the heart of the riot area of South Central Los Angeles. What began as a ragtag mix of boys with a penchant for disruptive antics and racial distrust, evolved into a cohesive Boy Scout troop – a vehicle for fun and character development. Baddest Troop Alive is the story of inner city Boy Scouts and their young naïve white scoutmaster. Former scouts’ share thoughts about their experiences and what they did with what they learned when they grew up. It is a personal story of growth, both in the boys and in their white leader, within the larger story of the civil rights movement.

Medal Of Honor

Author : Roy P. Benavidez
ISBN : 0028810988
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A former member of the U.S. Army Special Forces describes his experiences during two tours of duty in Vietnam

Kill Anything That Moves

Author : Nick Turse
ISBN : 9780805086911
Genre : History
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Based on classified documents and first-person interviews, a controversial history of the Vietnam War argues that American acts of violence against millions of Vietnamese civilians were a pervasive and systematic part of the war and that soldiers were deliberately trained and ordered to conduct hate-based slaughter campaigns.

Annual Editions

Author : Thomas J. Badey
ISBN : 0072847190
Genre : Political Science
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This edition of Annual Editions: Violence and Terrorism provides convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current, carefully selected articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers, and journals published today. Within the pages of this volume are interesting, well-illustrated articles by sociologists, political scientists, researchers, and writers providing an effective and useful perspective on today's important topics in the study of violence and terrorism. This title is supported by the student website, Dushkin Online (www.dushkin.com).

Khe Sanh

Author : Eric Hammel
ISBN : 9781890988210
Genre : History
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KHE SANH Siege In the Clouds Eric Hammel From critically acclaimed military historian Eric Hammel comes a vivid oral history account of the Tet 1968 siege of the Khe Sanh Combat Base. The words of American fighting men caught up in the grueling, deadly seventy-seven-day ordeal create a harrowing tapestry of tragedy and triumph. As two North Vietnamese Army divisions move to surround them, the vastly outnumbered U.S. Marines rush to strengthen their defenses at the isolated base and several nearby hilltop positions. The Communist forces repeatedly attack, are repeatedly repelled, and then dig in to take the American base by siege-the makings of a classic, modern "set-piece" strategy in which the defenders become bait to tie the attackers to fixed positions in which they can be pummeled and pulverized by American artillery and air support. Khe Sanh: Siege in the Clouds is a ground-breaking step forward in the oral history genre. This gripping-and moving-narrative flows from the masterfully woven threads provided by nearly a hundred men who gallantly endured the wrenching all-out struggle to hold the combat base and its vulnerable outlying positions.

Dracula

Author : Jan Needle
ISBN : 1406305812
Genre : Dracula, Count (Fictitious character)
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After discovering the double identity of the wealthy Transylvanian nobleman, Count Dracula, a small group of people vow to rid the world of the evil vampire.

The Comedies Histories Tragedies And Poems Of Wm Shakspere

Author : Wm Shakespeare
ISBN : KBNL:KBNL03000238493
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