New Jackson County History
The Cold War was in full swing. Both sides had nuclear weapons. The Soviets were ahead in rocketry and conventional submarines. The United States needed to maintain strategic leadership. Ingalls Shipbuilding, an existing Gulf Coast ship builder that had previously done mostly cargo ships, entered the struggle--producing nuclear submarines, the world's most technologically advanced craft, rivaling the manned Space program in complexity. Could those Mississippi folks due it? It turns out, they could and did. This is that story and not just of the building but what those submarines did when they sailed away into a cold, deep, and, often unforgiving, sea.
All proceeds go to the Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society. Books are also available for on-site purchase at the Jackson County Public Library in Pascagoula, second floor, genealogy department.
"A Maritime History of the Mississippi Coast"
...is a historical odyssey of the people, with all their foibles, and the times, with all their peculiarities, of two cities in south Mississippi It is a tale full of heroes and scoundrels, explorers and fisherman, people of great ideals, and people on the lam from the law. The story begins in 1699 when Iberville landed on the Mississippi coast, and ends...yesterday.
"What You Always
A Tale of Two (Mississippi) Cities…is a fast-paced historical odyssey of not only the good but also the peculiar, and not just the twin cities of Pascagoula and Moss Point but of all the surrounding coastal countryside.
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A Concise Guide to Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Impairment Ratings will be of benefit to physicians as well as many others who work in the field of personal injury claims. The manual simplifies the complex task of assigning disability in musculoskeletal injury. Tables, diagrams and explanations provide a user-friendly format to allow ease of calculation of impairment ratings.
Blood Feud will be a sure hit to readers of techno-thrillers and medical science and those who enjoy the novels of Clive Cussler, Michael Creighton, and Robin Cook. Many of these readers will know that the danger of mad cow disease was and still is, real; that the race to find a blood substitute is on; and in the battle to make fortunes, ethics is sometimes the first casualty.