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The Fighting Bob By Michael Staton
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A Wartime History of the USS ROBLEY D. EVANS, DD-552. Merriam Press Military Monograph Series. Third Edition 2012. The destroyer Evans rendered invaluable service during World War II, including... More > logistic support for carrier strike forces at Saipan, logistic support for the Third Fleet fast carrier task force in the Palaus and the Philippines, fire support shore bombardment for the 4th Marine Division on Iwo Jima, and escorting Third Fleet carrier forces and performing radar picket duty at Okinawa. She is credited with destroying 26 enemy planes, and rescuing six downed American aviators. The author, son of one of the crew members, set out to collect any data available about this remarkable ship and its incredible men. After three years of research and writing, finally their story has been told. 91 photos, 10 ill., 2 maps, two-view plan drawing, 4 appendices.< Less
From Artillery to Air Corps By Paul Van Kavelaar
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. The WWII memoir of a Green Mountain Cannoneer turned B-24 radioman. The experiences of a young enlisted man in the Army from 1936 through 1945. The first half... More > covers the period from 1936 through early 1944. As he describes his training, assignments and perceptions of various incidents, the reader sees how he was integrated into the military culture. The second half details his experiences as a POW after his B-24 was shot down over Germany in which he was the plane’s radio operator. A POW in four different camps from March 1944 through liberation in 1945: Stalag Lufts 8, 4 and 17 and the POW camp at Moosberg. The book vividly depicts life at each of these sites and the transport from one to another. There are 44 photos taken with a smuggled miniature camera of life in the camps and liberation. 64 photos.< Less
The Cow Spoke French By William True & Deryck Tufts True
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. The Story of Sgt. William True, American Paratrooper in World War II. The true story of William True, a paratrooper who served with Co. F, 506th Parachute... More > Inf. Regt., 101st Airborne Div., from training at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, through Normandy, Holland, Bastogne and the Battle of the Bulge, to Alsace and Berchtesgaden. Now that Easy Company of the 506th PIR has been made famous by "Band of Brothers," it is Fox Company's turn, and this is the story of the men of that "band of brothers" in a moving, memorable account. The title derives from True's jump into Normandy at 1:20 a.m. on June 6, 1944. Bill landed in a pasture next to a very placid and unconcerned cow. Bill spoke a friendly greeting to her, but received no response. Why not? Because the cow spoke French. 59 photos, illus., maps.< Less

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Referral Mastery Referral Mastery By Joe Stumpf
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