Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge Book
Score: 4
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Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge


  • Author : Booton Herndon
  • Publisher : Remnant Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-11-07
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Hero of Hacksaw Ridge Book

Hero of Hacksaw Ridge


  • Author : Booton Herndon
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-10
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 1629131547

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Hacksaw Ridge Book

Hacksaw Ridge


  • Author : Ronald Kruk
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-05-14
  • Genre: Medal of Honor
  • Pages : 52
  • ISBN 10 : 1546685030

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Hacksaw Ridge Excerpt :

A short biography of Desmond Doss, who, during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 50-100 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he singlehandedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers, and was wounded by a grenade and hit by snipers.

The Medic Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Medic


  • Author : Adam Palmer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-11-26
  • Genre: Pacifists
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 1492898562

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The Medic Excerpt :

During WWII, a young man from Lynchburg, Virginia was drafted into the Army and sent to the 77th Infantry Division. When he arrived at camp for basic training, he promptly made it known that he was a pacifist and would be unwilling to take a life or even so much as touch a weapon. He did however say that he would be proud to serve his country as a medic, if they would let him. No matter how much pressure the Army applied, the medic was unwilling to compromise his convictions. The other soldiers in his unit came to hate the conscientious objector, going so far as to throw their boots at him while he knelt by his bunk at night to pray. When the men of Company B assaulted "Hacksaw Ridge" on the island of Okinawa, something happened that would change their opinion of the medic forever.

The Birth of Hacksaw Ridge  How It All Began Book

The Birth of Hacksaw Ridge How It All Began


  • Author : Gregory Crosby and
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-11-13
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1389372987

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The Birth of Hacksaw Ridge How It All Began Excerpt :

The authorized and only book ever written on the childhood and teenage years of Desmond T Doss. Find out what inspired this young man to honor God, family, and country, and to go on to become one of America's greatest heroes. BOY, DO WE NEED MORE LIKE HIM TODAY! A great book for all ages.

Saving Private Ryan Book
Score: 4.5
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Saving Private Ryan


  • Author : Max Allan Collins
  • Publisher : Center Point
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Americans
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 1740305035

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Saving Private Ryan Excerpt :

The epic story of a world at war - and a life worth fighting for. June 6, 1944. Military forces converge on the beaches of Normandy for one of the most decisive battles of World War II. America would call it a victory. History would call it D-Day. For Captain John Miller and his squad, this day would become much more. Washington has sent them on a mission. One paratrooper missing in action. One soldier who has already lost three brothers in the war. They quickly realise this is not a simple rescue operation. It's a test of their honor and their duty.

Blaze of Light Book
Score: 4.5
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Blaze of Light


  • Author : Marcus Brotherton
  • Publisher : WaterBrook
  • Release Date : 2021-05-11
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525653806

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Blaze of Light Excerpt :

"From one of the fiercest skirmishes of the Vietnam War to years of seclusion in a mountain cave, Medal of Honor recipient, Gary Beikirch has faced more than his fair share of battles and overcome each of them through perseverance and faith. He inspires readers to do the same"--

Bearcat Murray Book

Bearcat Murray


  • Author : Jim Murray
  • Publisher : Triumph Books
  • Release Date : 2021-11-02
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781641257060

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An insider's look at Calgary Flames history from beloved trainer Bearcat Murray Jim "Bearcat" Murray knows what it means to live and breathe Calgary Flames hockey, and he's carved out his own spot in team history as an unforgettable character. The young man from Okotoks who once dreamed of becoming a jockey found his calling as the Flames' longtime athletic trainer, went on to sip beer from the Stanley Cup, and later was unanimously voted into the Hall of Fame. Murray now reflects on decades of incredible memories, from the Flames' earliest days after moving to Calgary in 1980 to the glory years of Lanny McDonald and Theo Fleury to the madcap sequence of events that inspired a group of Boston Bruin fans to create The Bearcat Murray Fan Club. Packed with countless unforgettable gems, this rollicking tour of Flames history is essential reading for all fans.

Unbroken Book
Score: 4.5
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Unbroken


  • Author : Laura Hillenbrand
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2014-07-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812974492

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin Olympics. But when World War II began, the athlete became an airman, embarking on a journey that led to a doomed flight on a May afternoon in 1943. When his Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean, against all odds, Zamperini survived, adrift on a foundering life raft. Ahead of Zamperini lay thousands of miles of open ocean, leaping sharks, thirst and starvation, enemy aircraft, and, beyond, a trial even greater. Driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor; brutality with rebellion. His fate, whether triumph or tragedy, would be suspended on the fraying wire of his will. Appearing in paperback for the first time—with twenty arresting new photos and an extensive Q&A with the author—Unbroken is an unforgettable testament to the resilience of the human mind, body, and spirit, brought vividly to life by Seabiscuit author Laura Hillenbrand. Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award “Extraordinarily moving . . . a powerfully drawn survival epic.”—The Wall Street Journal “[A] one-in-a-billion story . . . designed to wrench from self-respecting critics all the blurby adjectives we normally try to avoid: It is amazing, unforgettable, gripping, harrowing, chilling, and inspiring.”—New York “Staggering . . . mesmerizing . . . Hillenbrand’s writing is so ferociously cinematic, the events she describes so incredible, you don’t dare take your eyes off the page.”—People “A meti

Pathways Book

Pathways


  • Author : K/H (Pathways)
  • Publisher : Kendall Hunt Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2011-08-31
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 0757565166

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Pathways Excerpt :

Pathways: a journey to excellence through literacy is an instructional program that integrates language arts which allows students to follow a variety of avenues to becoming readers, writers and learners. The teacher manual provides the foundation for successful classroom implementation.

The Ghost and the Darkness Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Ghost and the Darkness


  • Author : Dewey Gram
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Africa, East
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 0671003054

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The Ghost and the Darkness Excerpt :

Two mysterious lions, one black and one white, are preying on the workers building a railroad in Africa.

The Battle of Okinawa 1945 Book

The Battle of Okinawa 1945


  • Author : Jon Diamond
  • Publisher : Pen & Sword Military
  • Release Date : 2019-03-30
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 1526726009

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The Battle of Okinawa 1945 Excerpt :

The American campaign to capture Okinawa, codename Operation ICEBERG was fought from 1 April to 22 June 1945\. 350 miles from Japan, Okinawa was intended to be the staging area for the Allied invasion of the Japanese mainland. The Japanese Thirty Second Army defenders were on land and the Imperial Navy at sea fought tenaciously. They faced the US Tenth Army, comprising the US Army XXIV Corps and the US Marines' III Amphibious Corps. As the author of this superb Images of War book describes in words and pictures this was one of the most bitterly fought and costly campaigns of the Second World War. Ground troops faced an enemy whose vocabulary did not include 'surrender' and at sea the US Fifth Fleet, supported by elements of the Royal Navy, had to contend with kamikaze ('divine wind') attacks by suicide air attacks and over 700 explosive laden suicide boats. The Okinawa campaign is synonymous with American courage and determination to defeat a formidably ruthless enemy. The campaign was the subject of 'Hacksaw Ridge' , the recent Hollywood blockbuster - this is the real story. AUTHOR: Jon Diamond MD is a kidney specialist in the USA with a deep interest in the Second World War. He is a keen collector of photographs. His Stilwell and the Chindits, War in the South Pacific and Invasion of Sicily, Invasion of the Italian Mainland: Salerno to Cassino, 1943-1944 and Onto Rome 1944 are published by Pen and Sword in their Images of War series. 250 b/w photographs

Hope for Troubled Times Book

Hope for Troubled Times


  • Author : Mark Finley
  • Publisher : Review and Herald Pub Assoc
  • Release Date : 2020-06-03
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812700060

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Hope for Troubled Times Excerpt :

Fear Worry Stress These emotions can overwhelm and consume us. They fill our minds with unanswerable questions. What will I lose…my health? my family? my job? my home? Will our lives ever be normal again? What is “normal”? We live in a sin-sick world. Catastrophes surround us, but we can surrender our fears to Jesus. He is the answer to overwhelming fears that consume our energy, rob our joy, and ruin our health. Fear is an emotion. Faith is an attitude, and focus is a choice. Fear must give way to faith as we adjust our focus. If our eyes are focused on the problem, fear will overcome us. If our eyes are fixed upon Jesus, the emotion of fear may still be present, but it will not cripple us. Fear will no longer dominate our lives. Discover with Pastor Mark Finley as he shows us that we have One who is larger than our fears, bigger than our worries, and greater than our anxieties by our side, and He has practical, down-to-earth, real solutions to our problems. We have the assurance of the One who said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you” (Hebrews 13:5).

To Hell and Back Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

To Hell and Back


  • Author : Audie Murphy
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2002-05-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466826380

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To Hell and Back Excerpt :

The classic bestselling war memoir by the most decorated American soldier in World War II Originally published in 1949, To Hell and Back was a smash bestseller for fourteen weeks and later became a major motion picture starring Audie Murphy as himself. More than fifty years later, this classic wartime memoir is just as gripping as it was then. Desperate to see action but rejected by both the marines and paratroopers because he was too short, Murphy eventually found a home with the infantry. He fought through campaigns in Sicily, Italy, France, and Germany. Although still under twenty-one years old on V-E Day, he was credited with having killed, captured, or wounded 240 Germans. He emerged from the war as America's most decorated soldier, having received twenty-one medals, including our highest military decoration, the Congressional Medal of Honor. To Hell and Back is a powerfully real portrayal of American GI's at war.

The Miracle of the Seventh Day Ox Book

The Miracle of the Seventh Day Ox


  • Author : Bradley Booth
  • Publisher : Review and Herald Pub Assoc
  • Release Date : 2012-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 125
  • ISBN 10 : 9780828026406

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The Miracle of the Seventh Day Ox Excerpt :

There was no one he knew. No one to care what happened to him. As he tossed and turned trying to fall asleep, his mind would suddenly begin to panic and scream out in protest, How did I get myself into this? A pastor living in Communist Russia, Nickolai Panchuk struggled as a prisoner of the KGB to find his purpose. Persecuted for his Christian faith, Nickolai remained in a Siberian camp for eight years, refusing to sacrifice his faith and suffering the consequences. Harassed, beaten, and dejected, Nickolai found hope in the unlikeliest source: an old ox named Maksim. With the help and strength of God, Nickolai and Maksim worked together to perform a weekly miracle witnessing for Christ in the most disparaging of circumstances and winning souls along the way.