The Finest Hours

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501127179
Size: 71.99 MB
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Documents the 1952 Coast Guard mission to save the crews of two oil tankers that were torn in half by the force of one of New England's worst nor'easters.

The Finest Hours Young Readers Edition

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Square Fish
ISBN: 9781250044235
Size: 47.83 MB
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This is a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action. It's a gripping true tale of heroism and survival in the face of the elements.

Into A Raging Sea

Author: Bernie Webber
Publisher: Good Night Books
ISBN: 0991340167
Size: 59.62 MB
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Most people familiar with the name Bernie Webber associate him with the miraculous rescue of 32 men off of the stern of the Pendleton, made famous in the book and movie The Finest Hours.

A Storm Too Soon

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451683340
Size: 20.35 MB
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Originally published in hardcover in 2013.

Hungry Planet

Author: Faith d' Aluisio
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9781580088695
Size: 32.19 MB
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Provides an overview of what families around the world eat by featuring portraits of thirty families from twenty-four countries with a week's supply of food.

Rescue Of The Bounty

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476746656
Size: 61.21 MB
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Through hundreds of hours of interviews with the crew members and the coast guard, Michael J. Tougias and Douglas A. Campbell create an in-depth portrait of the enigmatic Captain Walbridge, his motivations, and what truly occurred aboard ...

Not Your Father S Coast Guard

Author: Matthew Mitchell
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1449044417
Size: 78.71 MB
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This is not a story about the Coast Guard you know, or think you know. Rather, this is a story about the other side, the side that history nearly forgot; not the standard, but the antithesis of standard.

Lightships Lighthouses And Lifeboat Stations

Author: Bernie Webber
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 1627340629
Size: 10.52 MB
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This was a world of isolation, noise from operating machinery, and blasts from the powerful foghorn that went on for hours, sometimes days, at a time.” Webber answers that question in this book, drawing on a combination of personal ...

Guardians Of The Sea

Author: Robert Erwin Johnson
Publisher: Naval Inst Press
Size: 29.49 MB
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Recounts the founding of the U.S. Coast Guard, looks at Coast Guard operations and functions, and looks at how it has changed over the last seventy years.