Find the book "Firehouse" written by Pulitzer Prize winning author the late David Halberstam and published in 2002. An elegiac memory of the members of his neighborhood firehouse (E40/L35) lost on 9/11, it is an insightful outsider story of the inside.
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This early record recaptures the history and heroism that has always characterized the firefighters we rely on. Well known among fire enthusiasts and researchers, until now the book has been rare and expensive for a well-preserved copy. Providing a detailed look back, beginning in 1609, it is a...
Not sure who the author is on this book I have not seen this book before but looking at the few photos displayed ... # 1 the face of Box 2743 Charlotte & 170 Sts.. the most busiest WORKING War Years Box back when... #2 A Williamsburg BKLYN picture of then LT John Ryan & his FFs of ENG*216 using a Handline to cover themselves as they hooked up a Pumper Supply Line to a Hydrant at a heavily involved WILLIAMSBURG factory Fire....# 3 LAD*31 using their Bed Ladder Pipe...# 5 The FF on the left is Paul Zydor R*2 RIP..... curious what the book holds ? https://www.ebay.com/itm/FDNY-NYFD-...031855?hash=item1cf4f8d2af:g:nZ8AAOSwZmpfd18h
There were only Five copies and four were already sold. I "think" the last copy just got sold. Kind of an early present from Santa because I really been trying to be good. Like staying in Quarantine just like I should.
I remember when Charlotte and 170 Sts looked like that. Sometimes the flames were coming out of the windows too.
As the FDNY War Years started, some guys would say; "this is where it all began".