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Masterman Ready: The Wreck of the "Pacific" By Frederick Marryat
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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: Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 – 9 August... More > 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical novel Mr Midshipman Easy and his children's novel The Children of the New Forest, and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling, known as Marryat's Code.Marryat was born in London, the son of Joseph Marryat, a "merchant prince" and member of Parliament, and his American wife Charlotte, née von Geyer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Marryat< Less
Letters from the Pacific By LT Eleanor Melbourne, Army Nurse Corps
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“We have been terrifically busy these past few days. I wish I could tell you all about it, but I can’t; my job and what I’m doing here is the most important thing don’t forget... More > it. If my letters are full of social activities it’s only because I can’t talk about the other things, and I do wish I could, I still have some bad moments over these G.I’s I take care of – I doubt if I’ll ever get hardened to the army. I’d like it better if I could tell it all to you two, who are so close to me. I try to see if the army way, that is that men are expendable, if they fall by the wayside it’s just one of those things. It all started over two guys I got in today. Boy I really thought they were goners. But tonight he was rational and talked to me. Well I’m glad he’s going to make it. I could go on and say what I’m thinking, that is, he’s going to make it to only fight and perhaps be killed. It’s a tough war Mom and Dad, and I’m sure learning a life time of experiences.”< Less
Letters from the Pacific By LT Eleanor Melbourne Army Nurse Corps
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“We have been terrifically busy these past few days. I wish I could tell you all about it, but I can’t; my job and what I’m doing here is the most important thing don’t forget... More > it. If my letters are full of social activities it’s only because I can’t talk about the other things, and I do wish I could, I still have some bad moments over these G.I’s I take care of – I doubt if I’ll ever get hardened to the army. I’d like it better if I could tell it all to you two, who are so close to me. I try to see if the army way, that is that men are expendable, if they fall by the wayside it’s just one of those things. It all started over two guys I got in today. Boy I really thought they were goners. But tonight he was rational and talked to me. Well I’m glad he’s going to make it. I could go on and say what I’m thinking, that is, he’s going to make it to only fight and perhaps be killed. It’s a tough war Mom and Dad, and I’m sure learning a life time of experiences.”< Less
A PT Skipper in the South Pacific By Kenneth W. Prescott
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoiur Series. Second Edition 2011. From training at Melville, Rhode Island, to the South Pacific where as XO and CO of PT 61 and CO of PT 48 he served at Tulagi-Florida... More > Island, Guadalcanal, and the Russells, as well as on different assignments in Torokina, Bougainville, and Emirau, New Ireland, back to Melville and on to the USS Jamestown (AGP-3) as XO, home based in the Philippines, and finally to his post-war career in the Navy. Included are his bird collecting and taxidermy efforts during and after the war, as well as an encounter with future president John F. Kennedy. 100 photos.< Less
Tall Tails of The South Pacific By John Laming
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This book about one pilot’s aviation career includes flying Boeing 737s across vast stretches of the Pacific Ocean to former wartime battlefields in Micronesia, Guadalcanal and the Gilbert... More > Islands. His 18 years with the Royal Australian Air Force includes experience on the P51 Mustang, Sea Fury, the twin boomed Vampire jet fighter, and the four-engined Avro Lincoln heavy bomber. Each of the thoroughly entertaining stories conveys the author’s love of flying from the time he first began in 1951. One chapter recounts his school boy recollections of great air battles between German and British fighters during the Battle of Britain. Another deals with grim tasks during aircraft accident investigations, both while in the RAAF and as a civil pilot.< Less
Tall Tails of The South Pacific By John Laming
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This book about one pilot’s aviation career includes flying Boeing 737s across vast stretches of the Pacific Ocean to former wartime battlefields in Micronesia, Guadalcanal and the Gilbert... More > Islands. His 18 years with the Royal Australian Air Force includes experience on the P51 Mustang, Sea Fury, the twin boomed Vampire jet fighter, and the four-engined Avro Lincoln heavy bomber. Each of the thoroughly entertaining stories conveys the author’s love of flying from the time he first began in 1951. One chapter recounts his school boy recollections of great air battles between German and British fighters during the Battle of Britain. Another deals with grim tasks during aircraft accident investigations, both while in the RAAF and as a civil pilot.< Less
Pacific Coast Highway By Gabe Orr
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a man goes looking for his father who went missing on the pacific coast highway.
Pacific Coast Highway By Gabe Orr
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a man goes looking for his father who went missing on the pacific coast highway.
The Motor Boys on the Pacific By Clarence Young
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This edition of The Motor Boys on the Pacific by Clarence Young is given by Ashed Phoenix - Million Book Edition
Surfing the Pacific Northwest By Luke Dubsky
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A basic guide for Surfing in the Pacific Northwest. Included are instructions for beginners and popular surf locations in Washington, Oregon, Northern California and Victoria B.C.

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