The Canadian aviation hero’s war record is still considered controversial: arguments are made for and against his claim to have won 72 air battles. By researching German sources, private correspon-dence, and more, the author sheds new light on Bishop’s air missions. Incl. aerial victory list, bibliography, maps, and b/w photos (many previously unpublished). 192 pp. 7x10”.
Winter 1967. Cold weather hits Ballybucklebo, but hearts are warm. Young doctor Barry Laverty loves his fiancé; an ailing pensioner loves a dog who's gone missing; Doctor Fingal O'Reilly loves his longtime home -love is everywhere, it seems. And one thing is sure: love will conquer all. 384 pp. 6x9".
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#151712. THE REMEDY Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis. When Dr. Koch announced his remedy for TB in 1890, euphoria swept the globe. But when physician and aspiring writer Conan Doyle toured the ward of treated patients, he found Koch's remedy made the patients worse, not better, and accused the great scientist of an unfathomable error. Learn which man was right in this riveting true account of ambition, hubris, discovery and deceit. 298 pp. 6x9".
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#151385. SCAPEGOATS Thirteen Victims of Military Injustice. "At all costs avoid blame." History is full of tales of those wrongly castigated in the rush to find a culprit; only later is the scapegoat exonerated. This superbly researched book, by a former professional soldier, highlights some of the most egregious. From Admiral Byng, executed for 'failing to do his utmost' in 1757, to Captain Dreyfus, to Gen. Romeo Dallaire given the impossible task of a weak UN mission to Rwanda in 1994. B/w illus. 322 pp. 6x9".
Explore the journey `of wealth and fortune, murder and betrayal taken by pirates through the ages - from the ancient Greek era and the mid-17th century Caribbean to the Red Sea of the 21 st century. The intriguing history of piracy around the world comes to life with this bounty of colorful maps, photos, and illus. 255 pp. 10x9".