Following the myths and legends about Nazis recruited by the French Foreign Legion to fight in Indochina, Eric Meyer's new book is based on the real story of one such former Waffen-SS man who lived to tell the tale.
Self-centered narcissistic personality exposed! Think you might be dealing with a narcissist? You may be right! Learn the five things to avoid when dealing with a narcissist.
The Gender Knot, Allan Johnson's response to the pain and confusion that men and women experience by living with gender inequality, explains what patriarchy is and isn't, how it works, and what gets in the way of understanding and doing something about it. Johnson's simple yet powerful approach avoids the paralyzing trap of guilt, blame, anger, and defensive denial that often results from conversations about gender.
"The simplest explanation for systems of inequality"
REITs do not have to pay taxes on the income they distribute to unit holders - and the government requires them to distribute at least 90% This means they pay out a lot more money than ordinary corporations (who have to pay corporate taxes).
"Some interesting stuff"
The sequel to the acclaimed Devil's Guard - The Real Story, the former soldiers of the Waffen-SS find themselves embroiled in a new war. Out of the death and destruction of the French war in Indochina, a new country is born, and a new war begins. Vietnam. The survivors of Hitler's war in Russia who took up arms for the French in the bloody conflict that ended with the debacle at Dien Bien Phu have laid down their arms to start afresh in the fledgling democracy.
There were, Peter Thompson notes, some 150 synonyms for inebriation in common use in colonial Philadelphia and, on the eve of the Revolution, just as many licensed drinking establishments. Clearly, 18th-century Philadelphians were drawn to the tavern. In addition to the obvious lure of the liquor, taverns offered overnight accommodations, meals, and stabling for visitors. They also served as places to gossip, gamble, find work, make trades, and gather news.
For nearly a century, Kellogg, Idaho, was home to America's richest silver mine, Sunshine Mine. Mining there, as everywhere, was not an easy life, but regardless of the risk, there was something about being underground, the lure of hitting a deep vein of silver. The promise of good money and the intense bonds of friendship brought men back year after year. Mining is about being a man and a fighter in a job where tomorrow always brings the hope of a big score.
"Not the same narrator"
Almost as soon as the last shot was fired in the Battle of the Little Bighorn, the battlefield became an archaeological site. For many years afterward, as fascination with the famed 1876 fight intensified, visitors to the area scavenged the many relics left behind. It took decades, however, before researchers began to tease information from the battle's debris - and the new field of battlefield archaeology began to emerge.
A book that actually teaches you to handle your anger? Yes - you really can end your destructive behaviors! Heal anger, stress and frustration naturally! Are you angry? Frustrated? Stressed? Easily Annoyed? Do you feel like you'd like to scream sometimes? Anger: Natural Treatments to Manage Frustration and Stress helps you understand what anger is, how we express it, and how much anger is too much. It will help you realize the damage that anger can cause and how anger management can help you.
In this book, Robert Bryson reveals how a new type of medicine, which uses engineered viruses, could eliminate diseases that are presently incurable.
Do you have a person in your life that is just a little off and by a little off, I mean that they're full blown strange? Are they living like an emperor in their world and using everyone around them like pawns? Are they quite possibly the smartest person you know but not living a life that is actually fulfilling by normal standards? Are they nice to you, but only when they really want something from you? You may have found yourself a sociopath.
Today's warfare has moved away from being an event between massed national populations and toward small numbers of combatants using high-tech weaponry. The editors of and contributors to the timely collection show that this shift reflects changes in the technological, strategic, ideological, and ethical realms.
In this book you will learn the many causes of anxiety. What kind of stress are you experiencing - acute, episodic, chronic? Recognizing the types of stress you are suffering from can help you and your health-care provider find a more effective treatment.
Would you like a way to awaken your innate talents? Would you like to widen your comfort zones? Would you like to develop skills you didn't even know you had? Hiking and backpacking are ways to help you do just that...and more! Hiking and backpacking can lead to mental satisfaction, a true sense of achievement, increased confidence, and can even help overcome depression.
"Content, ok. Writing not"
Pacific Blitzkrieg closely examines the planning, preparation, and execution of ground operations for five major invasions in the Central Pacific. Sharon Tosi Lacey makes extensive use of previously untapped primary research material to re-examine the development of joint ground operations, the rapid transformation of tactics and equipment, and the evolution of command relationships between army and marine leadership.
"An honest review of US Marine/Army in the Pacific"
Nicholas Hamilton was not in the market for a wife and family until his parents made him an offer he couldn't refuse. If he married Moira, the girl who his philandering twin brother had gotten pregnant, they would give him the money for his software startup company. Marrying a woman and claiming her child as his seems a small price to pay for the business of his dreams ,until he finds himself attracted to his new wife.
"Modern Day Arranged Marriage"
Surigao Strait in the Philippine Islands was the scene of a major battleship duel during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Because the battle was fought at night and had few survivors on the Japanese side, the events of that naval engagement have been passed down in garbled accounts. Anthony P. Tully pulls together all of the existing documentary material, including newly discovered accounts and a careful analysis of U.S. Navy action reports, to create a new and more detailed description of the action.
"A Much Needed History!"
Border Odyssey takes us on a drive toward understanding the US/Mexico divide: all 1,969 miles, from Boca Chica to Tijuana. Along the journey, five centuries of cultural history (indigenous, French, Spanish, Mexican, African American, colonist, and US), wars, and legislation unfold. And through observation, conversation, and meditation, Border Odyssey scopes the stories of the people and towns on both sides.
Kevin Derocher was thirty-two when he walked into Tom's office, newly married, a baby on the way, and the collar of his red flannel shirt pulled up to hide the bruises around his throat from when he hanged himself in his garage. After his initial consult, therapist Tom Langois believes he'll never see Kevin again-but Kevin turns up three years later to make repairs on Tom's new house. Kevin and Tom become fast friends, and Tom begins to suspect Kevin may be interested in more than friendship.
"wow just wow"
Wilber Winkle was called a "national treasure" by no less than TV's Larry King, and his book was dubbed the funniest in decades by American Bookseller. What does Mr. Winkle do? Without fear, he writes letters to the massive corporations responsible for popular consumer products, demanding satisfaction and complaining about even the most minor of flaws. And miraculously, the corporations answer.
"Have a complaint? Funny book of Complaints"