The Last British Dambuster: One man’s extraordinary life and the raid that …

Johnny Johnson is 92 years old and one of very few men who can recall first-hand the most daring and ingenious air raid of all time. He can also vividly remember his childhood spent working on a farm with his controlling father, the series of events that led him to the RAF and the rigorous training that followed. But it was his decision to join 617 Squadron, and the consequences, that have truly stayed etched in his mind. On 16 May 1943, Johnny, alongside 132 specially selected comrades,…

Have No Fear

Pub Date : 1998-04 | Author : Charles Evers | Publisher : Turner Publishing Company

ISBN 10 : 1630260940
ISBN 13 : 9781630260941

The brother of slain civil rights hero Medgar Evers tells his story, including how he led a biracial coalition that unseated an all-white Mississippi delegation at the 1968 Democra..

Revolution In Eastern Europe

Pub Date : 1991-04-29 | Author : Peter Cipkowski | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105001667877
ISBN 13 :

Analyzes the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, country by country, during 1989 and 1990. Includes photographs, time lines, maps, and cartoons...

Be The Hero

Pub Date : 2010-06-21 | Author : Noah Blumenthal | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 9781458777423
ISBN 13 : 1458777421

A victim mentality is rampant in organizations today. My boss is a jerk. This is a dead-end job. I can't change anything here. The result is lost productivity, lack of creativity, ..

Ingenious Travel Edition

Pub Date : 2007-05-30 | Author : Fantasy Flight Games | Publisher : Fantasy Flight Pub Incorporated

ISBN 10 : 1589943430
ISBN 13 : 9781589943438

The award-winning abstract placement game from internationally-renowned game designer Reiner Knizia is back in a brand new travel-sized edition. Players place colored tiles on the ..


Pub Date : 2013-09-30 | Author : Chuck Haddix | Publisher : University of Illinois Press

ISBN 10 : 9780252095177
ISBN 13 : 0252095170

Saxophone virtuoso Charlie "Bird" Parker began playing professionally in his early teens, became a heroin addict at 16, changed the course of music, and then died when only 34 year..

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