Search Results: 'European Theater'

Search

×
×
×
×
84 results for "European Theater"
A Dime’s Worth of Paper Plates: One Young Man’s Journey from the Great Depression Through World War II By L.D. (Duke) Hobbs
eBook (ePub): $6.99
In A Dime’s Worth of Paper Plates, the author calls himself “a typical guy who became a teenager during the Depression years and became a man during World War II.” Duke begins with... More > his ancestors’ history in Norway and their emigration to Iowa in 1892. His grandfather acquired a number of farms in the Norwegian community in central Iowa, and the author lived on one of these farms as a child. His childhood is idyllic, though the Depression and the Dust Bowl years take their toll on the adults in the community. His stepfather takes a job in Pecos, Texas in 1936 and the family adjusts to a new life in this little “cow town.” Following a year of college, Duke joins the army in 1944 and after training at Ft. Hood is sent overseas for two years. He serves in Company “F,” 314th Infantry, 79th Division in the European Theater. After the war, he returns to Texas A&M to complete his degree. Commissioned as a second lieutenant in the air Force, he serves four years as an intelligence officer during the Korean War.< Less
A Dime’s Worth of Paper Plates: One Young Man’s Journey from the Great Depression through World War II By L.D. (Duke) Hobbs
Paperback: $15.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
In A Dime’s Worth of Paper Plates, the author calls himself “a typical guy who became a teenager during the Depression years and became a man during World War II.” Duke begins with... More > his ancestors’ history in Norway and their emigration to Iowa in 1892. His grandfather acquired a number of farms in the Norwegian community in central Iowa, and the author lived on one of these farms as a child. His childhood is idyllic, though the Depression and the Dust Bowl years take their toll on the adults in the community. His stepfather takes a job in Pecos, Texas in 1936 and the family adjusts to a new life in this little “cow town.” Following a year of college, Duke joins the army in 1944 and after training at Ft. Hood is sent overseas for two years. He serves in Company “F,” 314th Infantry, 79th Division in the European Theater. After the war, he returns to Texas A&M to complete his degree. Commissioned as a second lieutenant in the air Force, he serves four years as an intelligence officer during the Korean War.< Less
"Men Will Come": A History of the 314th Troop Carrier Group 1942-1945 By Colonel Mark C. Vlahos
Paperback: List Price: $39.95 $23.97 | You Save: 40%
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
Merriam Press World War 2 History. The roots of Tactical Airlift and Air Mobility Command Missions were founded in the Troop Carrier Groups of World War II. Meticulously researched and documented,... More > Col Mark Vlahos’ "Men Will Come": A History of the 314th Troop Carrier Group 1942 – 1945, will not only be the definitive history of this unit, but fills a major void in USAAF History. Activated March 9, 1942, the 314th participated in every major Airborne Operation in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of Operations. Through the school of hard knocks, tough lessons were learned as the new Airborne, Air-land, and Glider missions matured in WWII. The 314th played a major role in this evolving process. As we celebrate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, this book is a must read for anyone interested in WWII Airborne, Troop Carrier Operations and the contribution of our Greatest Generation. —Gen Carlton Everhart II, USAF-Ret, former Commander Air Mobility Command. 327 photos, maps, documents; index.< Less
"Men Will Come": A History of the 314th Troop Carrier Group 1942-1945 By Colonel Mark C. Vlahos
Hardcover: List Price: $49.95 $34.97 | You Save: 30%
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
Merriam Press World War 2 History. The roots of Tactical Airlift and Air Mobility Command Missions were founded in the Troop Carrier Groups of World War II. Meticulously researched and documented,... More > Col Mark Vlahos’ "Men Will Come": A History of the 314th Troop Carrier Group 1942 – 1945, will not only be the definitive history of this unit, but fills a major void in USAAF History. Activated on March 9, 1942, the 314th participated in every major Airborne Operation in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of Operations. Through the school of hard knocks, tough lessons were learned as the new Airborne, Air-land, and Glider missions matured in WWII. The 314th played a major role in this evolving process. As we celebrate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, this book is a must read for anyone interested in WWII Airborne, Troop Carrier Operations and the contribution of our Greatest Generation. —Gen Carlton Everhart II, USAF-Ret, former Commander Air Mobility Command. 327 photos, maps, documents; index.< Less

Top 10

see more >
 
2
 
 
3
 
 
4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10