Gold Warriors

Author: Sterling Seagrave
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 1859845428
Release Date: 2003
Genre: History

In 1945, US Intelligence officers in Manila discovered that the Japanese had hidden large quantities of gold bullion and other looted treasure in the Philippines. President Truman decided to recover the gold but to keep its riches secret. These would be combined with treasure recovered inside Japan during the US occupation, and with Nazi loot recovered in Europe, to create a worldwide American political action fund to fight communism. Overseen by General MacArthur, President Truman, and John Foster Dulles, this 'Black Gold' gave Washington virtually limitless, unaccountable funds, providing an asset base to reinforce the treasuries of America's allies, to bribe political and military leaders, and to manipulate elections in foreign countries for more than fifty years. Drawing on a vast range of original documents and thousands of hours of interviews, Gold Warriors exposes one of the great state secrets of the twentieth century.

Gold Warriors

Author: Sterling Seagrave
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1844675319
Release Date: 2005
Genre: History

Drawing on a vast range of original documents and thousands of hours of interviews, "Gold Warriors" exposes one of the great state secrets of the 20th century--a cache of Japanese gold found in the Philippines during World War II.

Gold Standard

Author: Bay Area News Group
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633199651
Release Date: 2017-06-15
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Dominant. Few seasons in sports history better exemplify that term than the Golden State Warriors' road to the 2016-2017 NBA championship. After adding Kevin Durant to an already elite lineup, the Warriors stormed to a league-leading 67 wins in the regular season. Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Durant were all NBA All-Stars, and the foursome played an awe-inspiring brand of basketball. And the Warriors overcame adversity — from Durant missing 19 games late in the season due to injury to head coach Steve Kerr's health issues costing him much of the playoffs. Yet Curry, Durant and company avenged their 2016 NBA Finals loss with an unprecedented run through the postseason and a sublime NBA Finals destruction of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Packed with stunning photography and expert analysis from the Bay Area's largest newspaper publisher, Gold Standard takes fans through the Warriors' historic season, from Thompson's 60-point outburst to Durant's triumphant return to Oklahoma City to the final unforgettable minutes against the Cavaliers. This commemorative edition also includes in-depth profiles of Curry, Durant, Kerr, Thompson, Green and other Warriors stars.

The Warriors

Author: Tom Young
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101621189
Release Date: 2013-07-11
Genre: Fiction

A novel of modern warfare from the author of Sand and Fire and The Hunters..."one of the most exciting new thriller talents in years" (Vince Flynn). Lieutenant Colonel Michael Parson’s newest assignment is a welcome change of pace. Manas Air Base in Kyrgyzstan is a major stopover for planes in and out of Afghanistan, but his new job as safety officer is a pretty laid-back way to spend the next year. Or so he thought. A C-27 crashes on the runway, its fuselage packed with electronic gear—and raw opium. Recruiting Sergeant Major Sophia Gold as interpreter, Parson must investigate not only what caused the crash, but who supplied its cargo. And the answers they find lead to a nightmarish revelation. A new Balkan war is brewing, driven by a man of ruthless ambition. Parson himself flew during the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo, so he knows their horrors firsthand. But neither he nor Gold has seen anything like what’s about to happen now.

Super Team

Author: Bay Area News Group
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781633198036
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Super Team is the ultimate celebration of the unprecedented collection of star-power that makes up the Warriors' once-in-a-lifetime roster. Including nearly 100 full-color photographs, fans are provided a glimpse into the personalities that make up this hoops juggernaut—Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, and more. It will also feature an in-depth look at the highlights from the historic 73-win season, the shocking free agent signing of Durant, the Warriors teammates' journey in the 2016 Rio Olympics, and an exclusive look at the Dubs' preparation for the 2016-2017 NBA season. This keepsake is sure to inspire and entertain Warriors fans everywhere and get them ready for the new season, for what promises to be a transcendent and unforgettable team.

Monday s Warriors

Author: Maurice Shadbolt
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
ISBN: 0879239158
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Fiction

Dragooned into the British Army in the middle of the nineteenth century and shipped to New Zealand to fight the Maori, unlikely hero Kimball Bent finds himself leading a Maori band that fights the British to a standstill

Private Warriors

Author: Ken Silverstein
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 1859843255
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Political Science

Argues that the arms industry and military assistance in the United States are unduly influenced by former Cold War-era officials now working for defense firms, and profiles some of the leading figures in the field.

Knights of Spain Warriors of the Sun

Author: Charles M. Hudson
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820352909
Release Date: 2018-01-15
Genre: History

Between 1539 and 1542 Hernando de Soto led a small army on a desperate journey of exploration of almost four thousand miles across the U. S. Southeast. Until the 1998 publication of Charles M. Hudson’s foundational Knights of Spain, Warriors of the Sun, De Soto’s path had been one of history’s most intriguing mysteries. With this book, anthropologist Charles Hudson offers a solution to the question, “Where did de Soto go?” Using a new route reconstruction, for the first time the story of the de Soto expedition can be laid on a map, and in many instances it can be tied to specific archaeological sites. Arguably the most important event in the history of the Southeast in the sixteenth century, De Soto’s journey cut a bloody and indelible swath across both the landscape and native cultures in a quest for gold and personal glory. The desperate Spanish army followed the sunset from Florida to Texas before abandoning its mission. De Soto’s one triumph was that he was the first European to explore the vast region that would be the American South, but he died on the banks of the Mississippi River a broken man in 1542. With a new foreword by Robbie Ethridge reflecting on the continuing influence of this now classic text, the twentieth-anniversary edition of Knights is a clearly written narrative that unfolds against the exotic backdrop of a now extinct social and geographic landscape. Hudson masterfully chronicles both De Soto’s expedition and the native societies he visited. A blending of archaeology, history, and historical geography, this is a monumental study of the sixteenth-century Southeast.

The Walnut Warriors Quest for the Lost Gold

Author: Lance L. Palmgren
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781479785117
Release Date: 2013-02-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Delightful and whimsical, The Walnut Warriors (Quest For The Lost Gold) takes young minds on a riveting adventure of good versus evil. Created by author and illustrator Lance L. Palmgren, this colorful work is the second in his Walnut Warriors Series. Taking the imagination to new heights, this fascinating selection allows readers to explore the essence of bravery and determination. A one-of-a-kind tale, this beautifully crafted children's literature will amuse the youth through the endearing and admirable qualities of the feisty and courageous Walnut Warriors, who would stop at nothing to fight against bullies and oppressors. In the first book of the Walnut Warriors, readers were introduced to a world unlike any other. They were shown how the walnut characters live, their society, their rankings, along with the rules and laws in their kingdom. Readers soon become champions of the fearsome but lovable Walnut Warriors that live in a secret place, deep within their Misty Forest. This time, in Book Two of the Trilogy within the 7-Book Series, readers will follow the Warriors on their first Secret Mission into a perilous battle with their long-time enemies. Several generations ago, the Bully Boulders (who eventually transformed themselves into the Naughty Nuggets) and their Stone King attacked the Walnut Warriors and carried away their gold. To regain the treasure that is rightfully theirs, the Warriors must locate and battle the thieves into submission. Readers will be thrilled to experience, firstly, the Warriors' successful search and then, the implementation of their carefully planned battle and capture strategies. Will good triumph over evil? Readers know, will you?

Warriors Super Edition Yellowfang s Secret

Author: Erin Hunter
Publisher:
ISBN: 0062082159
Release Date: 2012-10-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

"Yellowfang is a loyal ShadowClan cat through and through--but she is haunted by a dark secret from her past that could threaten the future of the warrior Clans"--

On the Hardwood Golden State Warriors

Author: Zach Wyner
Publisher: MVP Books
ISBN: 9781615709137
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Despite a nearly 40 year wait for another NBA championship, Warriors fever in the Bay Area has reached new heights. On the Hardwood: Golden State Warriors hints that the wait is almost over.

Fire in My Eyes

Author: Brad Snyder
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780306825156
Release Date: 2016-09-06
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The inspiring story of Brad SnyderÕs journey from the Naval Academy to Afghanistan, from being blinded by an IED explosion to winning Paralympic gold Ê In Afghanistan, Lieutenant Brad Snyder had one of the worldÕs most dangerous jobs: to find and destroy enemy bombs, as an elite US Navy Special Operations warrior. On September 7, 2011, the former Naval Academy captain of the swim team stepped on an improvised explosive device while helping save the lives of his patrolÕs Afghan counterparts. The subsequent explosion left Snyder permanently blind. Through unrelenting pain, hard work, and dedication, Snyder qualified for the US Paralympic Team and on September 7, 2012Ñone year to the day after suffering his devastating injuryÑhe won a gold medal in menÕs swimming for Team USA in London. Brad SnyderÕs journey from darkness to light embodies the courage of AmericaÕs new ÒGreatest GenerationÓ and serves as an inspiration to all of us.

The Inner Game of Tennis

Author: W. Timothy Gallwey
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0307758850
Release Date: 2010-06-30
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The Inner Game of Tennis is a revolutionary program for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. Now available in a revised paperback edition, this classic bestseller can change the way the game of tennis is played. From the Trade Paperback edition.