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The Sea and Me - An Enlisted Man's View Mark Riethmeier
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Size: 6" x 9"
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ISBN: 9781682733363
The Sea and Me is my story describing my interest in the sea, enlistment in the U.S. Navy, attending a Merchant Marine engineering school, support of Navy Salvage ships and Mine Countermeasures ships while employed by a civilian contractor and finally federal service supporting all classes of U.S. submarines. The memoirs are a comical look at life as an enlisted seaman on submarines and as a non-management employee with the Department of Defense. Readers are advised that this book contains profanity. This book also contains some stories that might be considered gross to some readers.
The Vietnam War: A Dream Amidst the Nightmare Andrea Hartley
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ISBN: 9781386841494
Visit Vietnam, see it through the eyes of a 19-year-old boy-turned-soldier, a gentle, fun-loving soul thrust into an unfamiliar world. This true memoir focuses one man's story of love found amidst terrible hatred, of laughter amidst the backdrop of war, of courage discovered, and the numbing of mind and soul. It was a whirlwind of the unbelievable and the unthinkable; it was a nightmare which held a dream. The purpose of this memoir is to tell another side of the tragic story of Vietnam. Through Bryant's eyes, we see the beautiful landscape of the country and we experience the inviting beach, refreshing water, gorgeous sunsets. We step back in history and meet the natives, dine with ...
The View from the Stern Mark J. Spoon
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"The View from the Stern" puts you onto the decks of the Attack Transport USS Heywood for an adventure of a lifetime. Jerry Spoon joined the U.S. Navy right after Pearl Harbor and spent the entire war on this ship. You will be an eyewitness to America's first assault against the Japanese Empire at Guadalcanal, and follow Jerry's war from Tarawa through the Philippines culminating in a walk through the fire-bombed remains of Tokyo. Jerry Spoon will put you into the Pacific War not as an admiral of a fleet or the captain of a ship or even an executive officer privy to the plan of battle, but as a boy-sailor charged with doing his duty the best he could.
Uncle Bill's Story William G. Ford
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ISBN: 9781620303214
This is the biography of a family member who served as a ball turret gunner on a B-17 bomber with the 96th Bomb Group in WWII. The story follows him thru the various stages of training he went thru to become an aerial gunner, tells of the bomber crew he was assigned to and gives an account of each mission they flew. Included are photos and various mission reports.
War Patrols of Bill Grady William Grady
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War Patrols by Bill Grady. A real life account of a sailor's submarine patrols from the day Pearl Harbor was attacked until being honorably discharged in May of 1950.
WORLD WAR II RECOLLECTIONS OF AN ARMY ENGINEER STAFF SERGEANT Norman Gerstenzang
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Size: 5.83" x 8.26"
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ISBN: 9781946982414
This book reveals the memories of an Army Staff Sergeant during World War II. Norman Gerstenzang shares vivid memories of the experiences that he encountered while serving as a member of the 368th Engineer General Service Regiment in England, France, Belgium, and Germany. His stories will bring tears to the eyes of his fellow soldiers and paint a clear picture for those who can only read about the War.

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