FDNY BOOKS

entropychaser

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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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Two great history books same title different books. First is available in print, second can be found in a nice pdf online.
 

68jk09

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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
 

nfd2004

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I just bought it and paypal says I paid Steven Scher
I just bought it too. Looks like a Great Book.

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".
 
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