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"Butts on this article" Regis Carr
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Perfect Bound
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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Size: 6" x 9"
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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 ...
Carolina Hellbird Harold Wayne Turner
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Size: 7" x 10"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781637900437
Orphaned by the age of 10, Jim Turner was left without a permanent home, bouncing between living with family members in Upstate SC and Transylvania County, NC until he was drafted into the US Army in 1943. He originally volunteered to be a paratrooper but instead found himself on the way to Walker Air Field after graduating parachute rigging school - to join the “Battle of Kansas” in preparation for the new untested B-29 Superfortress. There he became a Hellbird. Then it was off to India, where Jim did triple duty as a parachute rigger, runway inspector and volunteer tail gunner. After surviving a crash in Burma during a mission and almost starving to death, Jim and the rest of the Hellb ...
Cartridge Clip Loading Device for the Thompson Submachine Gun Tom Davis
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Size: 5.25" x 8"
Binding: Perfect Bound
The story of Ervin F. Wangrow and his Thompson submachine gun clip loading device.
Klickitat County War Memorial Johnny Nuo
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Size: 6" x 9"
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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.
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