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Medal Of De Honor

  • It was the highest and most coveted award of all time. It was given only to the bravest among those defending Earth from the mysterious Kradens. Many had sacrificed their lives for it. The current bearer of the medal became the idol of all mankind - a man above the law, a man who would never want for anything. Everyone on Earth sought that medal. One...

    Publisher : Orion Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • On October 25, 2010, Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta became the first livingáperson since the Vietnam War to receive the United States? highest military decoration, and both he and Sergeant Leroy Petry (the second inductee) rightly take their place in the pages of this third edition of Medal of┬áHonor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty ....

    Publisher : Artisan
    published : 2011
  • According to tradition, the man who held the Galactic Medal of Honor could do no wrong. In a strange way, Captain Don Mathers was to learn that this was true.

    Publisher : Start Classics
    published : 2014
  • This book is designed to serve as a comprehensive source of information of sedimentation processes and design of settling systems, especially as applied to design of such systems in civil and environmental engineering. The book begins with an introduction to sedimentation as a whole and goes on to cover the development and details of various settling...

    Publisher : Springer India
    published : 2017
  • More than 100 compelling, true stories of personal heroism and valor? in a special expanded edition honoring courage in the face of war Here are dramatic accounts of the fearless actions that earned American soldiers in Vietnam our highest military distinction?the Medal of Honor. Edward F. Murphy, head of the Medal of Honor Historical Society, re-creates...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • Macromolecular (specifically peptide-based) drugs could potentially be highly effective medicines. However they have a relatively short duration of action and variable therapeutic index. An example of such a peptide is Glucagon-like Peptide I which could potentially be used as a revolutionary drug for diabetes. This is because it stimulates insulin...

    Publisher : Springer New York
    published : 2012
  • From the author of How Proust Can Change Your Life , a delightful, truly consoling work that proves that philosophy can be a supreme source of help for our most painful everyday problems. Perhaps only Alain de Botton could uncover practical wisdom in the writings of some of the greatest thinkers of all time. But uncover he does, and the result is...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2013
  • In recent years a spate of books and articles have argued that the world today is so mobile, so interconnected and so integrated that it is, in one prominent assessment, flat. But as Harm de Blij contends in The Power of Place , geography continues to hold billions of people in an unrelenting grip. We are all born into natural and cultural environments...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2008
  • In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans. Are we our brothers' keepers? Do we have an instinct for compassion? Or are we, as is often assumed, only on earth to serve our own survival and interests? By studying social behaviors...

    Publisher : Crown/Archetype
    published : 2009
  • Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life , de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic, and the value of noticing everything from a seascape in Barbados to...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2008