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Wrong Place Right Time

Author : Michael J. Macoun
ISBN : 1860640192
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Born into overseas service, the author trained in the Metropolitan police and joined the Colonial Police service in Tanganyika. This book examines the role of the police service in parts of the British empire abroad, based upon the author's experiences. During World War II, he was involved in the internment of Nazi sympathizers, and as Superintendent of Police in Dar Es Salaam he had to cope with civil and industrial unrest resulting from the end of the war and demobilization. However, as Inspector General of Police in Uganda, the author faced independence campaigns, rebellion, mutiny, incursions from unstable neighbouring states, influxes of refugees and the effective localization of the Ugandan police.

Wrong Place Right Time Peacekeeping In Afghanistan Sudan Iraq And Somalia

Author : R. Quejas-Risdon
ISBN : 9781456716585
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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While entertaining and occasionally humorous, this book also delivers a punch in the gut as it takes you across three continents and documents real life in the most dangerous areas of the world.Somalia -the most dangerous place on earth? A grenade attack, the downing of U.S. Blackhawks and negotiating under live fire in the Mogadishu Airport are only the start of the tumultuous career of a U.N. Peacekeeper and his family.Iraq- Narrowly escaping arrest by Saddam's police, the author then takes an assignment in New York only to witness firsthand the attacks and devastation of 9/11.Afghanistan- The prima donna of U.N. missions. What is otherwise a "mission impossible" is made bearable by the hijinks of other staff members and Jimmy, a scruffy German Sheppard dog befriended by the author.Sudan- As a Head of Office in oil rich central Sudan the author uses diplomatic skills in a stand off between rebels and Sudanese military. Forced to fend for themselves, the staff members operate an underground supply system reminiscent of "Catch 22" providing a humorous but little know view of life as a peacekeeper.The Future of Peacekeeping- The author identifies the biggest problems facing U.N. Peacekeeping if it is to remain viable. He also argues that the critical changes required for its own survival may not even be within the authority of DPKO to make.Filled with personal photos and informative maps this is a factual, vivid and entertaining account of the highs and lows of an international life.

Wrong Place Right Time Solitary Soldiers Book 1

Author : A. T. Brennan
ISBN : 1540793192
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Kenzie Smoak has been trying to be invisible since escaping an abusive relationship five years ago. She's a typical girl with a few extra pounds, a tendency to overthink things, and nearly crippling social anxiety. Kenzie thought she had her life under control, until the night she found herself in the wrong place at the right time. Tyler Davidson has been floating and trying to survive since leaving the military five years ago. Left with a disfigured leg and a serious case of PTSD, he's doing his best to pretend that he's fine and still the handsome and charismatic playboy he was before his injury. After being involved in an armed robbery together, Kenzie and Tyler begin an emotional and turbulent journey of personal discovery and emotional ups and downs. Will her low sense of worth and his inability to truly give in to his emotions be their undoing? Or will they be able to put the past behind them and move forward together?

Wrong Place Wrong Time

Author : David P. Perlmutter
ISBN : 9781468926958
Genre : Social Science
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Having lost everything, I leave memories of a London police cell behind me and head for Spain with its promise of adventure and fun. Little do I know that I'm about to be thrust into the most terrifying time of my life. Wrong Place Wrong Time is a gripping true-life story of an unimaginable nightmare and how my ticket to a new life turns out to be a one way ticket to hell.

Cafe Society

Author : Barney Josephson
ISBN : 9780252034138
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The story of the night club impresario whose wildly successful interracial club, Cafe Society, changed the American artistic landscape forever

Wrong Place Wrong Time

Author : John A. Rich
ISBN : 1421403986
Genre : Medical
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Rich's poignant portrait humanizes young black men and illustrates the complexity of a situation that defies easy answers and solutions.

Atomic Farmgirl

Author : Teri Hein
ISBN : 0618302417
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Recounts the author's childhood during the 1950s and 1960s as the granddaughter of German Lutheran homesteaders in rural Washington, during which she experienced farm life and Cold-War patriotism while her community was unwittingly threatened by the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Reprint.

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