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  • booksreddit.com:Angle: Fighting Censorship

    Angle: Fighting Censorship, Death Threats, Ethical Traps and a Land Mine, While Winning a Pulitze…


    A young army officer holds a bat used for interrogation while discussing the fate of an African prisoner outside an abandoned schoolhouse, during the Bush War in Southern Rhodesia, 1977 – [1770×2706]
    J. Ross Baughman used his camera to investigate criminal gangs, deadly hate groups and desperate armies around the world. While traveling across five continents and covering war in eleven nations, he survived being shot at and even stepping on a land mine. Along the way, this young Pulitzer Prize winner proved that many ethical dilemmas that paralyze journalism can be readily solved or, even better, simply avoided. (Illustrated with over 200 photographs) more about book…

  • booksreddit.com:Mig Pilot: The Final Escape of Lt. Belenko

    Mig Pilot: The Final Escape of Lt. Belenko


    An amazed Boris Yeltsin doing his unscheduled visit to a Randall’s supermarket in Houston, Texas, 1990. [1024 × 639]
    I was so blown away by this book I had to meet Viktor in person and now count him as a personal friend. The book is factual in every respect and is difficult to put down once started. John Barron is an excellent author and did a first class job of writing Viktor’s story. In addition to an exciting escape story it reveals why the Soviet Union had to collapse of its own ineptitude, deceit, and corruption. It details humorous incidents such as army pilots’ mess-hall riots due to bad food. Mig Pi… more about book…

  • booksreddit.com:The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman (Women in the West)

    The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman (Women in the West)


    Olive Oatman was captured by Native Americans in Arizona in 1851, and integrated into a Mojave tribe. She was given her (blue) tattoo to ensure her passage into the afterlife. In 1857 she was finally set free after being located by local settlers. This photo was taken after her rescue. [964×979]
    In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten heroine of frontier America. Orphaned when her family was brutally killed by Yavapai Indians, Oatman lived as a slave to her captors for a year before being traded to the Mohave, who tattooed her face and raised her as their own. She was fully ass… more about book…

  • booksreddit.com:Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

    Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland


    The shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews. more about book…

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

    Black Cats and Dumbos: WW II’s Fighting PBYs


    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…