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"Butts on this article" Regis Carr
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In 2014 while the author was preparing a monograph about his father-in-law’s farming experience, the family mentioned that he had been held briefly as a POW in the weeks shortly after crossing Omaha Beach in June 1944. Regretfully that information – a brief, but significant, detail of his lengthy military service – was not shared until long after his death in 1986, so first-hand details were unavailable. If there was to be a more detailed story, the author was determined to pursue the details. In November 2019, while researching S/SGT John Edgar Scott’s unconfirmed appearance in the iconic June 1944 photo of soldiers climbing through the E-1 draw in Easy Red sector of Omaha Beach, the au ...
A Message Home Harshil Patel
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During the 2nd World War thousands of postmen volunteered to help on the western front. From a small village in Vermont, one postmen sign ups together to do his bit for the country. Whilst delivering correspondence to his brothers in arms they witness firsthand the brutal condition of trench warfare. An attack on the Germans lines is imminent, Steve tries his hardest to make one last ditch effort to bond with his future father in law, Mills. Not only does Steve have to battle the grief of trench warfare but also battle for Mills’ approval for marriage. As front line prepares to attack. Final letters are given to the Postman to be delivered home. Can these letters from the trenches offer ...
Asterperious James Lefemine
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
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ISBN: 9781633182264
The 319th Bomb Squadron of the 90th Bombardment Group known as The Jolly Rogers was a member of the 5th Army Air Force in WWII.They fought the Imperial Japanese military throughout the South West Pacific. The 90th Bombardment Group Heavy, was commanded by Lt. General George C. Kenney. The 319th Bombardment Squadron, nicknamed; Asterperious, is one of four bomb squadrons of the 90th Bombardment Group. This squadron made history in New Guinea from 1943 Through 1944 in many critical battle campaigns including Wewak, Biak Island, Rabaul and many more. This picture book originally published in 1944 provides readers with a snap shot of life on the front lines during those dangerous times in 19 ...
Cartridge Clip Loading Device for the Thompson Submachine Gun Tom Davis
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The story of Ervin F. Wangrow and his Thompson submachine gun clip loading device.
Klickitat County War Memorial Johnny Nuo
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ISBN: 9781645508113
The Klickitat County War Memorial is located 12 miles south of Goldendale, WA overlooking the Columbia River. It is near Stonehenge. The names of Klickitat County men who died during World War II, and subsequent wars, are inscribed on the memorial. This book has brief historical comments of each war and a few words about each man.
OAO, the Bastard Son of Mars Rigel Kent
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In The Bastard Son of Mars, OAO 4-star general Galen Bralieg believes there are but three ways to live one’s life: their way, your way, or his way. The general has always preferred his way. He knows we all die the one way: when it’s time. Galen’s time is coming, but not before the old captain wraps up unfinished business. In this mythic legend of history’s most heart-breaking age, a young man makes an impossible wish then goes to war, flies through the clouds, hops over the moon and heads to Mars. . . the One Story, which is the tale of what happened after the Luftwaffe decimated the American Air Field in Poltava on 22 June 1944. Hank Bralieg hopes to have his father home by Christ ...
Pappaw the Sailorman By Andrew J. Adams Jr. as told to Debbie Adams Taylor
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This is the true story of the military career of Andrew J. Adams Jr. who served in WWII, Korean War and Vietnam.
Powell, PA to Burma Jed Lezak, Mary Birdsall Tuttle
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Size: 8.25" x 11"
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ISBN: 9781645504184
William F. Birdsall fought in WWII as part of Task Force Mars in central Asia. Born in rural Powell, PA he entered basic training a country boy ready to serve his country. This collection of his letters to and from home during WWII give us insight into his thoughts and experiences as he journeys through basic training, to war, and back.
We Were United Then Richard H. Wolters
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This story, provides unique insight into what Tom Brokaw coined as The Greatest Generation. Chronicling one man's American journey, all the way to victory over the unspeakable evils of the Axis Powers. Hovering in the background of this intriguing account, is the story of the Advanced Section Communications Zone Squad, conceived of by Dwight D. Eisenhower. This tale of struggle under the most primitive conditions is one of heroic valor under fire, spiked with humorous insights into Army life and phrases the G.I.s concocted that endure to pepper our speech today. Including a WWII Slang Dictionary. Travel along this three year journey following a boy who enlisted in the Army to emerges as ...
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