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My Navy Career By Howard Sherer
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The memoirs of Howard Sherer, chronicling his life and times on the USS Guadalcanal which later captured the famed U-505 during World War II.
My Navy Career By Howard Sherer
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The memoirs of Howard Sherer, chronicling his life and times on the USS Guadalcanal which later captured the famed U-505 during World War II.
It All Counts On Twenty: My Life While Serving In the US Navy, 1941–1961 By John R. Burgoon Jr.
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John R. Burgoon Jr. was never one to turn down an adventure. He joined the US Navy at age seventeen and pursued a career in the aviation branch of the navy. One of his first assignments was flying... More > anti-submarine missions from Panama during World War II. Burgoon carried out his work with distinction, and his radio, radar, and electronic skills did not go unnoticed. He became an instructor—even teaching other instructors how to teach. His twenty-year career was never dull, and included a stint in Guam, where he improved upon a shortwave radio station and relayed servicemen’s calls to the United States; he also had an assignment as a legal officer in San Diego, where he never lost a case. Burgoon’s exciting off-duty life included being an amateur radio operator, a proficient chess player, an impressive hypnotist, and a certified gemologist. In between everything, his good looks managed to get him in trouble with the ladies; this memoir shares all the good stuff in It All Counts on Twenty.< Less
It All Counts On Twenty: My Life While Serving In the US Navy, 1941–1961 By John R. Burgoon Jr.
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John R. Burgoon Jr. was never one to turn down an adventure. He joined the US Navy at age seventeen and pursued a career in the aviation branch of the navy. One of his first assignments was flying... More > anti-submarine missions from Panama during World War II. Burgoon carried out his work with distinction, and his radio, radar, and electronic skills did not go unnoticed. He became an instructor—even teaching other instructors how to teach. His twenty-year career was never dull, and included a stint in Guam, where he improved upon a shortwave radio station and relayed servicemen’s calls to the United States; he also had an assignment as a legal officer in San Diego, where he never lost a case. Burgoon’s exciting off-duty life included being an amateur radio operator, a proficient chess player, an impressive hypnotist, and a certified gemologist. In between everything, his good looks managed to get him in trouble with the ladies; this memoir shares all the good stuff in It All Counts on Twenty.< Less
I LIKE THE FEEL OF A SHIP UNDER MY FEET By Norman Griffith
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A short about one man's life of becoming a man through his naval career.
My Danish Sweetheart By William Clark Russell
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William Clark Russell was an English writer best known for his nautical novels. At the age of 13 Russell joined the Merchant Navy, serving for eight years. The hardships of life at sea permanently... More > damaged his health, but provided him with material for a career as a writer. He wrote short stories, press articles, historical essays, biographies and a book of verse, but was best known for his novels, most of which were about life at sea. He maintained a parallel career as a journalist, principally as a columnist on nautical subjects for The Daily Telegraph. Russell campaigned for better conditions for merchant seamen, and his work influenced reforms passed by Parliament to prevent unscrupulous ship-owners from exploiting their crews. His influence in this respect was acknowledged by the future King George V. Among Russell's other contemporary admirers were Herman Melville and Algernon Swinburne.< Less
My Secrets to Managing Time By Dr. Kalani G. Jose with Ross R. Olney
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Dr. Kalani G. Jose, a former sailor in the United States Navy, became a chiropractor out of necessity. He had a head on collision with a concrete wall while working as a truck driver, was badly hurt... More > with a broken back, and was told by his MD's that he would "never walk again." In spite of misgivings, Dr. Kalani finally went to a chiropractor after his crash, and he was helped beyond his dreams. He was walking, and chose chiropractic as the "magical" career he wanted to pursue. Now he is one of the best known, and most successful chiropractors in the business, with modern offices, a very skilled staff, and a ranch in his home state of Hawaii, where he plans to retire. Today he rushes around his modern medical facility, with his staff of MD's, Chiropractors, Massage Therapists, Acupuncturist, Nutritional Expert and support staff.< Less
Road To Vietnam Before And After, My Story By John Calabro
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John was born October 23,1946 in the Hollow of Bridgeport , Ct. John loved to sing and have fun like the other Italian Americans there. When John turned twelve they moved to the North End of... More > Bridgeport along with his brother and two sisters. Then along came two more brothers born in the North End. Being the second oldest of six children hindered his singing career as money was tight. After high school John joined the Navy as that was the best direction for him at that time. John spent four years in the Navy, and that’s what this story and book is about. As a young Naval Sailor, the author tells his story from the beginning of entering the Navy to the separation from active duty. Like most Americans back in 1964.< Less
My Life: Woven with Threads of Black and Gold By Philip Nowell-Smith
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I was born in 1938 and grew up in Swindon, Wiltshire. I was an only child and during the war years I was diagnosed with Tuberculosis and Diphtheria, and was in hospital so much of my early years I... More > had to learn to write three times. No school in war time hospital! As I grew up, I joined the Sea Cadets and I seriously considered making the Navy my career, but at fifteen I met Mo, who I would marry seven years later. We both became committed Christians and through God’s grace experienced many miracles in our life. We were married for fifty-three years before God called her home. Since then, I have had to reinvent my life, coping with and beating cancer twice, and now spending my time working with a couple of charities, studying the Bible, and writing sermons.< Less
My Danish Sweetheart: A Novel. Volume 1 of 3 By William Clark Russell
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Clark Russell (24 February 1844 – 8 November 1911)... More > was an English writer best known for his nautical novels.At the age of 13 Russell joined the United Kingdom's Merchant Navy, serving for eight years. The hardships of life at sea damaged his health permanently, but provided him with material for a career as a writer. He wrote short stories, press articles, historical essays, biographies and a book of verse, but was known best for his novels, most of which were about life at sea. He maintained a simultaneous career as a journalist, principally as a columnist on nautical subjects for The Daily Telegraph.Russell campaigned for better conditions for merchant seamen, and his work influenced reforms approved by Parliament to prevent unscrupulous ship-owners from exploiting their crews. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Clark_Russell< Less

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