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White Hats of the Navy
by Sharrow Pub Co

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WHITE HATS OF THE NAVY is a collection of true stories, poems, cartoons, and photographs about the United States Navy writtenby the former White Hats themselves <P>Humor, battle-action, liberty, love, wit, and wisdom, coupled with some Navy tradition are the subject of these stories. Stories and cartoons from the old OUR NAVY magazine are highlighted as is a story on THE SHELLBACK INITIATION, one of the oldest traditions in the Navy, complete with photographs. <P>Every sailor, past and present, their families, friends, anyone interested at all in the United States Navy should have this book. It is truly a treasure of Navy stories, poems,cartoons, and photographs.
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O. S. Nock, a distinguished British railroad writer, provides a fascinating history of the steam era in the UK, looking not only at the locomotives but also the carriages, stations, architecture, signals and permanent way. While cherishing these beautiful lines, Nock is not a sentimentalist and discusses the business aspect as well and how the railways earned what today would be considered princely dividends. Illustrated with black and white photos, line drawings and 8 color plates. 326 pages with index.
Careers with Animals (Success Without College Series)
by Audrey Pavia

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May 01, 2001

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Animal lovers can find exciting careers as horse trainers and groomers, dog trainers, animal show handlers, veterinary assistants, wildlife guides, park rangers, and more. The author discusses the special aptitudes animal handlers must have and tells readers how to make crucial contacts that lead to employment in these fields. Titles in the practical and enlightening Success Without College series guide ambitious young men and women toward satisfying and well-paying careers in fields where a college degree is not required. However, all occupations described do require specialized training, either on the job or in technical or vocational classroom settings. Readers learn how and where to get that training, then find out how to get started on the highway to career success.
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To achieve success, military operations need a mixture of luck and good management at many levels: one weak link in the chain can lead to the loss of thousands of lives. Incompetence amongst the military may be no more prevalent than in other professions, but because of its uniquely disastrous consequences, it is both more visible and more harshly judged. For similar reasons it is usually individual commanders who are identified with military disasters and are pilloried accordingly. In his lively and wide-ranging account of military incompetence since the earliest times, Geoffrey Regan is concerned to restore the balance by looking at the whole picture: not just the failures of generals on the battlefield but the part played by poor planning behind the lines and irresponsible politicking at the highest level.
As Always, Jack: A Wartime Love Story
by Emma Sweeney

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Searching for the father she never knew, the author relates her discovery of a packet of letters detailing the romance between her father, Jack Sweeney, a young Navy pilot in WWII who died shortly before she was born, and her mother.
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Technology has introduced dramatic new efficiencies to supply chain design, management, and control--but only to those who can open their minds to these new methods and strategies. This book presents innovative articles from eighteen of today's top young Ph.D. scholars, each based on discussions at the 2000 Frank Batten Young Leaders Forum of the College of William and Mary.These ""rising stars"" from the country's most prestigious operations management programs each take a fresh perspective on current practices and future directions in supply chain management and overall business strategy. Provocative yet valuable questions are asked--and answers provided--on subjects including:* Development of effective performance metrics* Techniques to streamline the order management cycle* Methods to leverage product design and manufacture to reduce supply chain costs* Ways to share knowledge throughout an organization concerning forecasts, manufacturing and sourcing plans, and distribution.
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1964 Boston Technical Publishers Edition Unabridged. Clean pages/text. Tight binding. Worn gray cover/edges/spine. Discoloration due to age.