2 edition of For extraordinary heroism found in the catalog.
For extraordinary heroism
Jeffrey B. Floyd
|Statement||Jeffrey B. Floyd.|
|LC Classifications||UG977 .F58 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||73 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||73|
|LC Control Number||93147313|
The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy and Extraordinary Heroism, by John U. Bacon, William Morrow, New York, , $ Few living people recall that the largest man-made explosion in history prior to the advent of the nuclear age took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The extraordinary heroism of ‘ordinary’ people. When ‘ordinary’ people behave in such an extraordinary way, they do us a political and philosophical favour, as well as a practical one. Author: Julie Burchill.
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A narrative history of the largest manmade detonation prior to Hiroshima. On Monday, December 3, , the French freighter SS Mont-Blanc set sail from Brooklyn carrying the largest cache of explosives ever loaded onto a ship, including 2, tons of picric acid, an unstable, poisonous chemical more powerful than TNT. The U.S. had just recently [ ]. Buy The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism by John U Bacon online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 5 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1).
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In the tradition of #1 New York Times bestsellers like Unbroken, Boys on the Boat, Band of Brothers, and Schindler’s List, No Surrender is an unforgettable story of a father’s extraordinary acts of valor in the treacherous final days of World War II and a son’s thrilling journey to discover them―an epic narrative of bravery, compassion, and faith/5(77).
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For Love and Honor is an extraordinary tale of bravery, heroism, faith, and devotion. The Navy Cross: Extraordinary Heroism in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Conflicts, James E. Wise, Scott Baron, Naval Institute Press,pages. "Readers will marvel at the extraordinary courage shown by the awardees and at their modesty in describing their actions as something any Marine or Sailor would Size: 55KB.
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John U. Bacon is the author of the national bestseller The Great Halifax Explosion and four bestselling books about college football, including Three and Out, Fourth and Long, Endzone, and Bo’s Lasting Lessons, co-authored with Michigan coach Bo Schembechler.
A former feature writer for the Detroit News, his writing has been recognized three times in The Best American Sports Writing series. John U. Bacons thoughtful and detailed approach in his new book THE GREAT HALIFAX EXPLOSION: A WORLD WAR I STORY OF TREACHERY, TRAGEDY, AND EXTRAORDINARY HEROISM results in one of the best disaster monographs in recent memory/5.
An engaging, casual history of librarians and libraries and a famous one that burned down. In her latest, New Yorker staff writer Orlean (Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend,etc.) seeks to “tell about a place I love that doesn’t belong to me but feels like it is mine.”It’s the story of the Los Angeles Public Library, poet Charles Bukowski’s “wondrous place,” and what Author: John U.
Bacon. Spanning seven decades and linking a sprawling cast of heroes from every corner of the country, No Surrender is an unforgettable story of a fathers extraordinary acts of valor in the treacherous final days of World War II and a sons journey to discover them.
Like most members of the Greatest Generation, Roddie Edmonds, a humble American soldier from East Tennessee,/5(61). Honoring Extraordinary Heroism: The Service Cross Medals souvenir sheet of 12 stamps may not be split, and the stamps may not be sold individually.
The stamps will go on sale nationwide This issuance continues a Postal Service™ tradition of honoring the bravery and achievements of members of the U.S.
Armed Forces. The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism (Paperback) By John U. Bacon. Ultimately, it is a book about the power of the human spirit and how ordinary people overcome unimaginable horror to rebuild.
In No Surrender, Chris Edmonds tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of his father, Roddie, a humble American soldier and his incredible acts of heroism in the waning days of World War II.
Captured at the Battle of the Bulge, Roddie Edmonds was the highest-ranking American solider at Stalag 9A, a POW camp near Ziegenhain, Germany. A simple, soft-spoken man, Roddie was also a man of deep Brand: HarperOne. The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism by John U.
Bacon The riveting, tick-tock account of the largest manmade explosion in history prior to the atomic bomb, and the equally astonishing tales of survival and heroism that emerged from the ashes, from acclaimed New York Times bestselling.
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With his new book, “The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy and Extraordinary Heroism” (HarperLuxe), Ann Arbor author John U.
Bacon aims to remind the world of. A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism. By John U. Bacon. William Morrow Paperbacks,pp. Publication Date: November 6, Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (11/6/) Hardcover (11/7/) Paperback, Large Print (11/21/) Compact Disc (11/7/) MP3 CD (11/7/).“The extraordinary heroism and outstanding devotion to duty of the officers and crew of the Armed Guard and the ship’s company,” one chronicler has written of Stephen Hopkins’s battle, “were in keeping with the highest tradition of American seamanship.
Their fearless devotion to fight for their ship, and perseverance to engage the. A natural catastrophe inspires ordinary people to extraordinary heroism. Like the aftershocks of the earthquake that rocked Anchorage inthis immersion in a barely remembered disaster shows how thematic implications continue to reverberate.