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Intrepid Indeed

Advantages: Extremely interesting insight into a little covered aspect of WW2
Disadvantages: none

Betty Lussier was born in Alberta, Canada. At the height of the depression her father bought a Maryland farm at a bank foreclosure sale, they crossed the border to the States and settled down to the hard life of raising dairy cattle and the crops needed t ...

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Review of Intrepid Woman - Betty Lussier

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How To Hate A Hero

Advantages: Some moving photos, some interesting information snippets
Disadvantages: Dull, poor writing style, unsatisfying

I have recently been reading a lot of history – biographies of Anne Frank and her contemporaries, witness accounts of the events of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. I find these real-life stories of immense bravery extremely inspiring. The most horrific ...

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Review of Last Man Down. The Fireman's Story - Richard Picciotto

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Three Hundred and Forty Three Reasons...

Advantages: Excellently written...
Disadvantages: Should come with a free box of tissues...

The date is Tuesday September Eleventh 2001 and it’s 9.59am. You’re a Battalion Chief for the New York Fire Department. Standing by the bank of lifts, on the thirty-fifth floor of the North tower of the World Trade Centre you can hear a nois ...

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To Each and Every One I Salute You

Advantages: It makes you think and be thankful
Disadvantages: Emotional

You may be wondering ‘Why on earth do I want to read about Richard Picciotto?’ Richard lives in Chester, New York with his wife, son and daughter. He is a native of Staten Island. He holds a BBA degree and has received many departmental awards and ...

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Last Man Down. - Richard Picciotto

Advantages: Did not need pictures to visualize the catastrophic event
Disadvantages: Not long enough

KarenUk obviously has no idea what it feels like to have 100+ stories of a building fall on top of her and survive. It's ok though, you watched it from TV. I simply do not understand how someone can criticize an author for writing about an event they live ...

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