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A Seabee's Story By George A. Larson
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. Tinian and Okinawa: B-29s and the Air War Against Japan. This is the story of the author's father's service in WWII as a Seabee in the US Navy. And it is also... More > the story of the war in the Pacific, in particular the invasion and capture of Tinian and, later, Okinawa. Also told is the story of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress and the men and women who built and flew the heavy bomber, from airfields in the Pacific, built by the Seabees. Contents: Tinian Island; Training of a USNCB; Boeing B-29 Superfortress: Naval Engagement with the Japanese Mobile Fleet; Tinian's Capture; Seabees Land on Tinian; Miracle of Construction; B-29 Operations; Okinawa; The War Ends; Peace in the Pacific; Notes; Sources; 320 photos, drawings, maps, documents.< Less
Can Do! The Story of the Seabees By William Bradford Huie
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Born in ‘the hellish aftermath of Pearl Harbor,’ the Seabees began as barely armed civilians with no military training. They had an average age of 35. GI’s would joke, “Never... More > hit a Seabee, for his son might be a Marine.” America’s bulldozing, jungle-hacking, ‘Jap-cracking’ Construction Battalion or the Seabees (‘C.B.’s) soon proved themselves miracle-construction-workers in seemingly impassable combat zones. Before World War 2, Marines were the ones to ‘get their first,’ but the need for roads in the muddy battlefields of the Pacific meant that claim would pass to the Construction Battalion. Their early motto was ‘Can Do!’< Less
Can Do! The Story of the Seabees By William Bradford Huie
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Born in ‘the hellish aftermath of Pearl Harbor,’ the Seabees began as barely armed civilians with no military training. They had an average age of 35. GI’s would joke, “Never... More > hit a Seabee, for his son might be a Marine.” America’s bulldozing, jungle-hacking, ‘Jap-cracking’ Construction Battalion or the Seabees (‘C.B.’s) soon proved themselves miracle-construction-workers in seemingly impassable combat zones. Before World War 2, Marines were the ones to ‘get their first,’ but the need for roads in the muddy battlefields of the Pacific meant that claim would pass to the Construction Battalion. Their early motto was ‘Can Do!’< Less
Can Do! The Story of the Seabees By William Bradford Huie
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Born in 'the hellish aftermath of Pearl Harbor,' the Seabees began as barely armed civilians with no military training. They had an average age of 35. GI's would joke, "Never hit a Seabee, for... More > his son might be a Marine." America's bulldozing, jungle-hacking, 'Jap-cracking' Construction Battalion or the Seabees ('C.B.'s) soon proved themselves miracle-construction-workers in seemingly impassable combat zones. Before World War 2, Marines were the ones to 'get their first,' but the need for roads in the muddy battlefields of the Pacific meant that claim would pass to the Construction Battalion. Their early motto was 'Can Do!'< Less
Answers to Seabees Combat Handbook Volume 1 and 2 By Lucille McElroy
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Answers to Seabees Combat Handbook Volumes I and II. Your prerequisite for EXW. Available at https://www.advancement.cnet.navy.mil
A Tour of Duty (My Life as a Sea-Bee) By Albert Grams
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This book is about a mans life as a Sea Bee in the Navy during World War II. It starts after his fathers death on the farm in Cincinnati Ohio. Relive his true experiences while aboard ship and on... More > tropical islands in the South Pacific as told by him . While on these islands he and his shipmates get into some funny predicaments and show their ways of getting out of them along with the fun that is had in doing so.< Less
A Tour of Duty (My Life as a Sea-Bee) By Albert Grams
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This book is about a mans life as a Sea Bee in the Navy during World War II. It starts after his fathers death on the farm in Cincinnati Ohio. Relive his true experiences while aboard ship and on... More > tropical islands in the South Pacific as told by him . While on these islands he and his shipmates get into some funny predicaments and show their ways of getting out of them along with the fun that is had in doing so.< Less
Naval Construction Force/Seabee 1 & C Navedtra 14233A By U.S. Navy
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Overview As you advance in your rating, both you and the Navy benefit. This is understandable since you have gained more experience in your rating, have probably attended several Navy schools, and... More > your overall attitude is generally well-oriented to Navy life. You are now better qualified and in a better position to impart your knowledge and experience to the personnel you supervise. Your bearing, actions, and disposition are under scrutiny not only by your seniors, but also by your subordinates. Advancement brings both increased rewards and increased responsibilities. These include higher pay, greater prestige, more interesting and challenging assignments, and the satisfaction of getting ahead in your chosen career. As a new first class or chief petty officer (CPO), these interesting and challenging assignments bring along new leadership responsibilities You have acquired a great amount of valuable knowledge and expertise in your career; now it is your turn to pass this technical know-how on to others.< Less
U.S. Navy Seabee Combat Handbook: Volume 2 - NAVEDTRA 14235 (Nonresident Training Course) By Naval Education & Training Center
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By enrolling in this self-study course, you have demonstrated a desire to improve yourself and the Navy. Remember, however, this self-study course is only one part of the total Navy training program.... More > Practical experience, schools, selected reading, and your desire to succeed are also necessary to successfully round out a fully meaningful training program. THE COURSE: This self-study course is organized into subject matter areas, each containing learning objectives to help you determine what you should learn along with text and illustrations to help you understand the information. The subject matter reflects day-to-day requirements and experiences of personnel in the rating or skill area. It also reflects guidance provided by Enlisted Community Managers (ECMs) and other senior personnel, technical references, instructions, etc., and either the occupational or naval standards, which are listed in the Manual of Navy Enlisted Manpower Personnel Classifications and Occupational Standards, NAVPERS 18068.< Less
A Seabee’s Story: Tinian and Okinawa, B-29s and the Air War Against Japan By George A. Larson
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Merriam Press World War 2 Biography/History. This is more than the story of the invasion of Tinian and Okinawa, the Seabees who built the bases there, the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, the air war... More > against Japan, culminating in the production of the atomic bombs and their use against Japan. It is also the story of the author's father, George W. Larson, who served in the 135th United States Naval Construction Battalion on Tinian and Okinawa during World War II, and a witness to many of these events. 320 photos, drawings, maps, documents.< Less

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