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Ss Leviathan

Author : Brent I. Holt
ISBN : 0752447637
Genre : Transportation
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A pictorial tribute to Americas greatest ocean liner!

World S Greatest Ship

Author : Frank Osborn Braynard
ISBN : 0960620435
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Worlds Greatest Ship

Author : Braynard, Frank Osborn Braynard
ISBN : 0960620400
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A Place In The Sky

Author : Richard David Wissolik
ISBN : 1885851170
Genre : Business & Economics
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The history of the Arnold Palmer Regional airport in Latrobe, Westmoreland Country, Pennsylvania.

America S Forgotten Pandemic

Author : Alfred W. Crosby
ISBN : 9781107394018
Genre : History
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Between August 1918 and March 1919 the Spanish influenza spread worldwide, claiming over 25 million lives - more people than perished in the fighting of the First World War. It proved fatal to at least a half-million Americans. Yet, the Spanish flu pandemic is largely forgotten today. In this vivid narrative, Alfred W. Crosby recounts the course of the pandemic during the panic-stricken months of 1918 and 1919, measures its impact on American society, and probes the curious loss of national memory of this cataclysmic event. This 2003 edition includes a preface discussing the then recent outbreaks of diseases, including the Asian flu and the SARS epidemic.

Leviathan

Author : Thomas Hobbes
ISBN : 9781541518421
Genre : Philosophy
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During the upheaval of the English Civil War in the seventeenth century, political philosopher Thomas Hobbes composed his masterwork, Leviathan. It was first published in 1651, between the trial and execution of King Charles I and the creation of the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. In his book, Hobbes argued that a strong and undivided central government was necessary to maintain societal order. By accepting the rule of a sovereign authority figure—which Hobbes called the "Leviathan" after the biblical sea monster—humans could avoid being ruled instead by self-interest and fear, and so escape humankind's natural state of war and violence. This is an unabridged version of Hobbes's most famous philosophical text, which established social contract theory and remained influential in political philosophy for centuries.

Shipping Board Operations

Author : United States. Congress. House. Select committee on U. S. Shipping board operations
ISBN : UOM:35112102839117
Genre : Merchant marine
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A Year In New York 1926 1927

Author : Mary Ann Hendon
ISBN : 9780557270101
Genre : New York (N.Y.)
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In the fall of 1926, Dana Glass Fairchild, a twenty-five year old young woman, left her home in Lufkin, Texas and traveled to New Orleans. There, she embarked on the S.S. Momus for New York City to work on a Master of Arts degree at the Teachers College of Columbia University. The journal that follows is a travel and personal diary that Dana kept that year at Columbia during the academic school year of 1926-27.

Once Upon A Life

Author : Constantine Michael Xeros
ISBN : 9780595522958
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A life, every life, has a story to tell, a real actual story. Subject and theme are the only variables in that life and the story it tells. In that reality of reality, one does not have to invent. It really happened. These real encounters do not require the embellishments and inventions of fiction. The empathy in these writings is that everyone can relate to someone else's experiences in their sometimes similarity where it will precipitate a nod of association or recognition in another life lived. Stories that could be told

Ships Of The Hamburg America Line

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: USS Princess Matoika, USS America, SS Imperator, MS Palatia, USS U. S. Grant, USS Artemis, RMS Majestic, RMS Empress of Scotland, USS Wachusett, SS Leviathan, USS Shoshone, USS Savannah, SS F rst Bismarck, USS General W. C. Gorgas, USS General G. W. Goethals, Spanish cruiser Rapido, Prinzessin Victoria Luise, USS Powhatan, SS Deutschland, USS Covington, USS Moccasin, SS Pennsylvania, SS Cleveland, USS Newport News, SS Komagata Maru, USS President Lincoln, USS Kittery, SS Pisa, SS Albert Ballin, Ypiranga incident, SS Ypiranga, USS Patricia, Suevia, SS Hamburg, SS Georgia, SS Vaterland. Excerpt: Connection Timeout USS America (ID-3006) was a troop transport for the United States Navy during World War I. She was launched in 1905 as SS Amerika by Harland and Wolff in Belfast for the Hamburg America Line of Germany. As a passenger liner, she sailed primarily between Hamburg and New York. On 14 April 1912, Amerika transmitted a wireless message about icebergs near the same area where RMS Titanic struck one and sank less than three hours later. At the outset of World War I, Amerika was docked at Boston; rather than risk seizure by the British Royal Navy, she remained in port for the next three years. Upon the entry of the United States into the war, Amerika was seized and placed under control of the United States Shipping Board (USSB). Later transferred to the U.S. Navy for use as a troop transport, she was initially commissioned as USS Amerika with Naval Registry Identification Number 3006 (ID-3006), but her name was soon Anglicized to America. As America she transported almost 40,000 troops to France. She sank at her mooring in New York in 1918, but was soon raised and reconditioned. After the Armistice, America transported over 51,000 troops back home from Europe. In 1919, she was handed over to the War Department for u...

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