Bridges That Stand

Bridges That Stand

Marshall gazed at the Golden Gate Bridge, then muttered, “Bridges that stand.” His remark was followed by silence, as he sipped his drink and ate a few peanuts. “What did you mean by that?” Eileen said and for the first time looked at ...

Author: James D. Folger

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595189175

Category: Fiction

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Marshall Sunder, bombardier of a WWII B-26 bomber, destroys the bridge at Bad Scheidel, in Nazi Germany. Assigned to the Army of Occupation at wars end, Marshall, and Kristine, a widowed German maid, fall in love The bridges destruction resulted in the death of Kristine's daughter and mother. Discovering that Marshall was the bombardier, she is shocked and unforgiving. Personal tragedies devastate the young flier: the death of one crew member, and the revengeful castration of another occur. Too, he believes that Kristine has been killed when her home is vandalized. Marshall is transferred home, and discharged. Enroute, he meets a war widow, Eileen, in San Francisco, and they commiserate, and enjoy near-erotic sex. At home, he is disenchanted with the family business. Knowing he has violated the Commandment, Thou Shalt Not Kill, he mourns the death of Kristine's child and mother. Visited by his co-pilot, Gary, he learns that Kristine wasn't killed, and is pregnant. Sure that he is the father, Marshall returns to active duty and goes to Germany, intending to marry Kristine, and discovers that her husband, thought killed, has returned.
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Report of the Select Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization

Report of the Select Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization

Select Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization. 7-8 EDWARD VII . , A. 1908 By Mr. Galliher : Q. On what very large bridge has your experience been , Mr. Holgate ? -A . Not very large bridges , I should say just ordinary ...

Author: Canada. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105126534796

Category: Agriculture

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Utah Independent

Utah Independent

The result of that trip was an article in the Century red sandstone sides standing out against the clear sky ... The supporting columns of the “ Augusta , " the largest of the White Canyon bridges , could stand , one at the corner of ...

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044020158366

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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

They have reached the Owl Creek bridge, put it in order and built a stockade on the north bank. ... which is posted everywhere, declaring that any civilian caught interfering with the railroad, its bridges, tunnels, or trains will be ...

Author: Ambrose Bierce

Publisher: BEYOND BOOKS HUB

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Category: Fiction

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Peyton Farquhar, a confederate sympathizer, stands to be hanged for his role in a plot to demolish Owl Creek Bridge. As he awaits death, Farquhar considers the possibility of escape; the chances of slipping his bonds, swimming to safety, and returning to his family. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge recounts the final moments before Farquhar is hanged, exploring the feelings of a man facing his death, and the close relationship between life and death.
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Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the American Railway Bridge and Building Association

Proceedings of the     Annual Convention of the American Railway  Bridge and Building Association

American Railway Bridge and Building Association. Gate Valve .. Stand Pipe Gate Valve S Posts Mile 10 " Wood Pipe Stand Pipe , also Gate Valve and Relief Valve Gate Valve , El . 7305. ' Gate Valve 12 " Gate Valve , El.7729 33 : 1000 10 ...

Author: American Railway Bridge and Building Association

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ISBN: UOM:39015003732396

Category: Bridges

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George Washington Bridge

George Washington Bridge

The writer believes that more detailed plans for a bridge at this site and a new highway across The Bronx, such as it involves, ... The bridge as a whole will stand out as a historic milestone in the development of bridge engineering.

Author: American Society of Civil Engineers

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105002447048

Category: Bridges

Page: 422

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The Spectator

The Spectator

Peroo is scarcely less Kipling's reputation already stands high ; and at least three anxious than Finlayson ... Will his bridge stand , or will it go , India , which his father and his grandfather bad commanded and his name with it ?

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ISBN: UCBK:B000548371

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Miscellaneous Messages 1919 1948

Miscellaneous Messages  1919 1948

As to the Grand Island Bridges, the present legislation setting up the Niagara Frontier Bridge Commission as an authority ... As matters now stand, the bridges have been re-designed and can be built for a smaller sum than was originally ...

Author: New York (State). Governor

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924002269797

Category: New York (State)

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Categories: New York (State)

Report of the Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada for the Year Ended

Report of the Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada for the Year Ended

Mr. W. F. Maclean , M.P. , owns the property in the Don valley on each side of the right of way of the Canadian Pacific railway where the piers of its present bridge stand , and on which the piers of its new bridge are to be constructed ...

Author: Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada

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ISBN: UOM:35112102912617

Category: Transportation

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Categories: Transportation

Documents of the Senate of the State of New York

Documents of the Senate of the State of New York

grat bridge company at that time , gentlemen , was the American Bridge Company . ... That is what this committee on internal affairs said to the bridges , stand and deliver . Matters are in this shape when an Assemblyman , the learned ...

Author: New York (State). Legislature. Senate

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ISBN: COLUMBIA:CU08238049

Category: Government publications

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