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Jack Hinson s One man War

Jack Hinson s One man War Book
Author : Tom C. McKenney
Publisher : Pelican Publishing
Release : 2009-01
ISBN : 9781589806405
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The true story of one man's reluctant but relentless war against the invaders of his country.A quiet, wealthy plantation owner, Jack Hinson watched the start of the Civil War with disinterest. Opposed to secession and a friend to Union and Confederate commanders alike, he did not want a war. After Union soldiers seized and murdered his sons, placing their decapitated heads on the gateposts of his estate, Hinson could remain indifferent no longer. He commissioned a special rifle for long-range accuracy, he took to the woods, and he set out for revenge. This remarkable biography presents the story of Jack Hinson, a lone Confederate sniper who, at the age of 57, waged a personal war on Grant's army and navy. The result of 15 years of scholarship, this meticulously researched and beautifully written work is the only account of Hinson's life ever recorded and involves an unbelievable cast of characters, including the Earp brothers, Jesse James, and Nathan Bedford Forrest.

Jack Hinson s One Man War

Jack Hinson s One Man War Book
Author : Tom McKenney
Publisher : Pelican Publishing
Release : 2010-09-23
ISBN : 9781455606467
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The true story of one man's reluctant but relentless war against the invaders of his country.A quiet, wealthy plantation owner, Jack Hinson watched the start of the Civil War with disinterest. Opposed to secession and a friend to Union and Confederate commanders alike, he did not want a war. After Union soldiers seized and murdered his sons, placing their decapitated heads on the gateposts of his estate, Hinson could remain indifferent no longer. He commissioned a special rifle for long-range accuracy, he took to the woods, and he set out for revenge. This remarkable biography presents the story of Jack Hinson, a lone Confederate sniper who, at the age of 57, waged a personal war on Grant's army and navy. The result of 15 years of scholarship, this meticulously researched and beautifully written work is the only account of Hinson's life ever recorded and involves an unbelievable cast of characters, including the Earp brothers, Jesse James, and Nathan Bedford Forrest.

Battlefield Sniper

Battlefield Sniper Book
Author : Tom Chase McKenney
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9781848840911
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Jack Hinson never planned to become a deadly sniper. A prosperous influential Kentucky plantation owner in the 1850s, Hinson was devoted to raising his growing family and working his land. Yet by 1865, Hinson had likely killed more than one hundred men and had single-handedly taken down an armed Union transport in his one-man war against Grant's army and navy. By the end of the Civil War, the Union had committed infantry and cavalry from nine regiments and a specially equipped amphibious task force of marines to capture Hinson, who was by that time nearly sixty years old. They never caught him. Jack Hinson's story has evaded astute historians, and until now, he has remained invisible in the history of sniper warfare. John S. "Old Jack" Hinson watched the start of the Civil War with impartial disinterest. A friend of Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate officers alike, Hinson was opposed to secession, focused instead on his personal affairs. After a unit of Union occupation troops moved in on his land and summarily captured, executed, and placed decapitated heads of his sons on his gateposts, however, Hinson abandoned his quiet life for one of revenge. Equipped with a rifle he had specially made for long-range accuracy, Hinson became deadly to the occupying army--Publisher's description.

The Sniper Anthology

The Sniper Anthology Book
Author : Tom McKenney
Publisher : Pelican Publishing Company
Release : 2012
ISBN : 9781455616824
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Dramatic first-hand accounts of daring sniper missions. Revered by some as the ultimate warrior and condemned by others as ruthless assassins, the combat sniper is more than just a crack shot. This collection of biographies, written by leading military historians, explores the careers of the top snipers of World War II. Remarkable resources including firsthand accounts provide the authors insight into the snipers' skill and personae. These gripping, in-depth narratives go beyond the cursory treatment in existing histories and are essential reading for anyone wanting to learn about the role and technique of the sniper during the Second World War.

Guns Ammo Guide to Sniping

Guns   Ammo Guide to Sniping Book
Author : Editors of Guns & Ammo
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017-05-09
ISBN : 151071314X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Everything you need to know about sniping from the top firearms writers. The Guns & Ammo Guide to Sniping is packed with a wealth of valuable information compiled by the foremost firearms writers today. A vast range of topics is covered in these articles, including: Unusual shooting positions The US Army’s XM2010 The sniper’s ultimate “one gun” Modern reticles Anti-cant Temperature effect Distance shooting for police Ballistics for beginners And much more! Discover tried and true tips, tactics, and techniques from the pros along with guidance on buying gear and firearms from experts including Caylen E. Wojcik, Tom Beckstrand, Todd Hodnett, and Jeff Hoffman. The Guns & Ammo Guide to Sniping has everything you need to know about sniping!

The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams

The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams Book
Author : Nannie Haskins Williams
Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press
Release : 2014-04-09
ISBN : 162190038X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In 1863, while living in Clarksville, Tennessee, Martha Ann Haskins, known to friends and family as Nannie, began a diary. This document provides valuable insights into the conditions in occupied Middle Tennessee. A young, elite Confederate sympathizer, Nannie was on the cusp of adulthood with the expectation of becoming a mistress in a slaveholding society. The war ended this prospect, and her life was forever changed. Though this is the first time the diaries have been published in full, they are well known among Civil War scholars, and voice-overs from them were used in Ken Burns's PBS program "The Civil War." Sixteen-year-old Nannie had to come to terms with Union occupation very early in the war. Amid school assignments, young friendship, social events, worries about her marital prospects, and tension with her mother, Nannie's entries also mixed information about battles, neighbors wounded in combat, U.S. Colored troops, and lawlessness in the surrounding countryside. Providing rare detail about daily life in an occupied city, Nannie's diary poignantly recounts how she and those around her continued to fight, long after the war was over, to maintain their lives in a war-torn community. Though numerous women's Civil War diaries exist, Nannie's is unique in that she also recounts her postwar life and the unexpected financial struggles she and her family experienced in the post-Reconstruction South. Nannie represents a generation of young women born into a society based on slavery but who faced mature adulthood in an entirely new world of decreasing farm values, increasing industrialization, and young women entering the workforce.--From publisher description.

The Greatest Stories Never Told Snipers

The Greatest Stories Never Told  Snipers Book
Author : Laurence J. Yadon
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2019-05-01
ISBN : 1493038567
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Greatest Stories Never Told: Snipers is an unforgettable collection of heart-stopping stories of well-known contemporary American snipers but focuses primarily upon other practitioners of the silent art who few contemporary readers in this genre have encountered before. They begin in south central France, at the dawn of the Thirteenth Century, and end in our present era of modern warfare. They include stories from the Civil War, the Great War, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq, and more.

A Companion to the U S Civil War

A Companion to the U S  Civil War Book
Author : Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-02-05
ISBN : 1118802950
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A Companion to the U.S. Civil War presents a comprehensive historiographical collection of essays covering all major military, political, social, and economic aspects of the American Civil War (1861-1865). Represents the most comprehensive coverage available relating to all aspects of the U.S. Civil War Features contributions from dozens of experts in Civil War scholarship Covers major campaigns and battles, and military and political figures, as well as non-military aspects of the conflict such as gender, emancipation, literature, ethnicity, slavery, and memory

Houston County Tennessee

Houston County  Tennessee Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Turner Publishing Company
Release : 1995-06-15
ISBN : 1563111942
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Infantry

Infantry Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Armor

Armor Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1995
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Life As a Soldier in the Civil War

Life As a Soldier in the Civil War Book
Author : Kate Shoup
Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
Release : 2015-12-15
ISBN : 1502610833
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The American Civil War was one of the most significant wars in America’s history. It divided an entire nation and challenged the way people viewed other people’s rights. Explore the lives of the men and women who fought during the Civil War: what it was like to join the war, how people prepared for and fought in battles, and what dangers they faced along the way. Excitingly designed, full of engaging photographs and easy-to-read text, this book introduces readers to America’s past.

The Edison Project 2

The Edison Project 2 Book
Author : David McCune
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Release : 2016-12-12
ISBN : 1524651966
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Major Tim Andrews is stationed at a top-secret facility on the outskirts of Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Thomas Edison and his attending physician, Dr. Hubert S. Howe, co-invent the time accelerator. Almost one hundred years after President Woodrow Wilson legalizes time travel, the Department of Inquiry assigns the Edison Project (specific topics of interest) to research both past and future events, which are detailed in a highly classified government report. With it, the USG (United States Government) now holds over its citizens the key to ultimate power and control—their destiny! The story continues.

Roadside History

Roadside History Book
Author : Melba Porter Hay,Dianne Wells,Thomas H. Appleton, Jr.,Thomas H. Appleton
Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
Release : 2002-04-06
ISBN : 9780916968298
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Published by the Kentucky Historical Society and distributed by the University Press of Kentucky We have all spied them as we blast down I-75 scanning the roadside for anything of interest or rolled past one while trying to find an elusive gas station in an unfamiliar small town. Perhaps we have even stopped to read one outside the local courthouse. Since 1949, the Kentucky Historical Highway Marker program has erected more than 1,800 markers that highlight the rich diversity of the state's local and regional history as well as topics of statewide, and sometimes national, importance. They provide on-the-spot Kentucky history lessons, depicting subjects as diverse as a seven-year-old boy who served as a drummer in the Revolutionary War to a centuries-old sassafras tree. Roadside History is a key to the markers, enabling travelers to read Kentucky history without stopping to see each marker as they pass. There are two indexes arranged by subject and county.

Cue

Cue Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1971
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Newspaper Index Los Angeles Times

Newspaper Index  Los Angeles Times Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1972
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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AB Bookman s Weekly

AB Bookman s Weekly Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1987-07
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Videohound s Golden Movie Retriever 2005

Videohound s Golden Movie Retriever 2005 Book
Author : Jim Craddock
Publisher : Gale / Cengage Learning
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9780787674700
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Reviews movies that are available on DVD or tape. Each entry includes title, alternate title, one-to four-bone rating, year released, MPAA rating, brief review, length, format, country of origin, cast, technical personnel, awards and made-for-television/cable/video designations.

DVD Video Guide 2005

DVD   Video Guide 2005 Book
Author : Mick Martin,Marsha Porter
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9780345449955
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Now in its twentieth edition, a concise guide to the video and DVD market provides in the most recent year's edition more than 400 new entries, a star-based rating system, cast and director indexes, an Academy Award winner list, and more than 18,000 reviews. Simultaneous. 45,000 first printing.

Video Movie Guide 1998

Video Movie Guide 1998 Book
Author : Mick Martin,Marsha Porter
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1997
ISBN : 9780345407931
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Reviews thousands of movies and rates each film according to a five-star rating system, and features cross-indexing by title, director, and cast.