The Last Men Out

Author: Tom Downey
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805078442
Size: 56.26 MB
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The nephew of the legendary Chief Ray Downey, late head of rescue operations of the FDNY, takes readers into the heart of one of the nation's most elite firehouses--New York's Rescue 2 unit--introducing the humor, camaraderie, and grit that ...

The Last Men Out

Author: Tom Downey
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805071696
Size: 19.37 MB
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Examines one of the nation's most elite firehouses--New York's Rescue 2 unit--introducing the humor, camaraderie, and grit that make these men true American heroes.

Report From Engine Co 82

Author: Dennis Smith
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0759521425
Size: 39.84 MB
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From his bawdy and brave fellow firefighters to the hopeful, hateful, beautiful and beleaguered residents of the poverty-stricken district where he works, Dennis Smith tells the story of a brutalising yet rewarding profession.

Report From Ground Zero

Author: Dennis Smith
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446497496
Size: 68.48 MB
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Report from Ground Zero is a tribute to those heroes for our troubled times. When disaster struck at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Dennis Smith was among the first to arrive on the scene.

Firehouse

Author: David Halberstam
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 1401305229
Size: 67.39 MB
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This is journalism-as-history at its best, the story of what happens when one small institution gets caught in an apocalyptic day. Firehouse is a book that will move readers as few others have in our time.

First In Last Out

Author: John Salka
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781591840688
Size: 79.30 MB
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A veteran FDNY firefighter describes the field-tested management strategies that help commanders lead teams into a raging fire, explaining how the fire department develops loyalty, trust, and grace under pressure and how such principles as ...

Firefighters

Author: Dennis Smith
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0767913078
Size: 36.51 MB
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An assemblage of first-person accounts detailing the everyday lives and experiences of firefighters across the country focuses on those who have been decorated for heroism or injured in the line of duty.

The Rescue Company

Author: Ray Downey
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 091221225X
Size: 19.97 MB
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Part I: Getting started - the rescue company and its people What resue is about Recruiting and staffing Rescue apparatus Tools and equipment State-of-the-art equipment Training Part II: Rescue incidents Impalement Operating on air Buried ...

B Shifter A Firefighter S Memoir

Author: Nick Brunacini
Publisher: Across the Street Prod.
ISBN: 9780974753461
Size: 66.51 MB
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Brunacini makes the observation that fire departments more closely resemble cults or severely dysfunctional families than a regular workforce.

Working Fire

Author: Zac Unger
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781594200014
Size: 28.64 MB
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The author chronicles his journey from Ivy League graduate to dedicated firefighter and paramedic, discussing his training, the moments of triumph and tragedy, the harrowing and hilarious calls, and his passion for his work.