Books tagged: shipyard

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The Pirates of Peary Village
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A YA history that may interest those who study the US during World War II. It focuses on a government housing project in South Portland, Maine, housing shipyard workers. Peary Village is built on a large farm. With several hundred apartments in row houses, it is a natural market for an enterprising newsboy. And the papers interest a pack of Samoyeds. Two older Scots and the dogs frame the story.
Dagny Rocks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
Forging the Sword: Defense Production During the Cold War - DoD Industrial Facilities, Aircraft, Ammunition, Tank Plants, Shipyards, Reagan Buildup, Redstone, Pine Bluff, Picatinny Arsenal
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,200. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study is a contextual overview to assist anyone researching Cold War industrial facilities in the United States. It gives a broad overview of the structure of the government-owned portion of the defense industrial base and discusses the various trends that affected that structure from the 1940s to the 1980s.