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  • booksreddit.com:Cold Zero: Inside the FBI Hostage Rescue Team

    Cold Zero: Inside the FBI Hostage Rescue Team

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    Whitcomb is the first HRT member ever to write about his experience. With breathtaking immediacy, he describes the brutal training, the weapons and tactics, and the unbreakable camaraderie of the HRT. In short order, after joining HRT in 1991, Whitcomb was sent on missions to Ruby Ridge and Waco, and his frank assessment of those missions is must reading for anyone interested in modern law enforcement.


  • booksreddit.com:Black Cats and Dumbos: WW II's Fighting PBYs

    Black Cats and Dumbos: WW II’s Fighting PBYs

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    The Naked Gunner, Rabaul, 1944 [1000×1051]
    The colorful, humorous, and sometimes miraculous story of the U.S. Navy’s ugly-duckling seaplane the Catalina Patrol Bomber, in the words of those who flew her. more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Black Cats and Dumbos: WW II's Fighting PBYs

    Black Cats and Dumbos: WW II’s Fighting PBYs

    758

    The colorful, humorous, and sometimes miraculous story of the U.S. Navy’s ugly-duckling seaplane the Catalina Patrol Bomber, in the words of those who flew her.


  • booksreddit.com:Guns

    Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

    683

    “Fascinating…. Lays a foundation for understanding human history.”―Bill Gates Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Guns, Germs, and Steel is a brilliant work answering the question of why the peoples of certain continents succeeded in invading other continents and conquering or displacing their peoples. This edition includes a new chapter on Japan and all-new illustrations drawn from the television series. Until around 11,000 BC, all peoples were still Stone Age hunter/gatherers. At that point, a …


  • booksreddit.com:Squawk 7700

    Squawk 7700

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    Squawk 7700, an aviation autobiography by Peter M. Buffington, tells of his personal adventure into the world of aviation to achieve a professional airline pilot career. He provides riveting details of daily operations within the aviation industry, and the struggles flight crew members face to maintain their lifestyles.Buckle your seatbelt and prepare for an eye-opening, turbulent ride into the world of aviation from the pilot’s seat. From student pilot at age 15, to flight instructor, to nig…


  • booksreddit.com:Guns

    Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

    468

    “Fascinating…. Lays a foundation for understanding human history.”―Bill Gates Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Guns, Germs, and Steel is a brilliant work answering the question of why the peoples of certain continents succeeded in invading other continents and conquering or displacing their peoples. This edition includes a new chapter on Japan and all-new illustrations drawn from the television series. Until around 11,000 BC, all peoples were still Stone Age hunter/gatherers. At that point, a …