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sailor"s war

Sam Lombard-Hobson

sailor"s war

by Sam Lombard-Hobson

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Lombard-Hobson, Sam.,
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British.,
    • Sailors -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSam Lombard-Hobson ; foreword by Ann Monsarrat.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD811 .L58 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination174 p. ;
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3167753M
      ISBN 100312697384
      LC Control Number83009792

      A Prayer Book for Soldiers and Sailors () This little book was produced in , obviously for use by those in the Armed Forces during WW II. It consists of an "Order for Worship" (basically an abbreviated Morning Prayer), the same Communion service as in the then-current BCP, and a selection of Psalms, Bible Readings and Hymns (the. Today's sailors have too little appreciation of their heritage. To counter this problem, Thomas J. Cutler has compiled a history of our naval heritage in the form of A Sailor's History of the U.S. Navy. The work is unique in two important ways. First, it is written thematically rather than chronologically.

      About Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War (Images Online) Prepared by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, this is an indexed compilation of the records of the Massachusetts soldiers and sailors who served in the army or navy during the Revolutionary War. Even though sailors proved instrumental in the North's victory by manning the blockade and helping subdue the Mississippi River, the Civil War was and continues to be a soldiers' war. During hostilities, politicians, newspapers, and citizens ignored the contributions made by sailors.

      When the U.S. entered World War I in April , America’s sailors were immediately forced to engage in the utterly new realm of anti-submarine warfare waged on, below and above the seas by a variety of small ships and the new technology of : Lisle A. Rose. Dedicated to my father, Odd Konrad Holm, who survived the horrors, and to all the men and women who endured those terrible years (see also the movie Passage to Freedom: a Tribute to the Norwegian merchant navy - external link - Imperial War Museum).Some were left behind in the cold waters, others lost 6 years of their youth, and most were affected for the rest of their lives.


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Robert A. Maher was a young sailor who served on the Navy destroyer USS Borie DD in that battle, and his personal account of the war culminates in this decisive battle. The book opens a window into the daily lives of Navy enlisted men and accurately reflects their attitudes both as raw recruits and as seasoned sailors at the end of the war.

The Second World War forever enshrined those who lived through it as “the greatest generation.” reveals soldiers and sailors at their most unguarded. Encouraged to. Brief, natty jottings on British naval service in peace and war—in the wake, but not the spirit, of Nicholas Monsarrat's The Cruel Sea.

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He holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia and has written for the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Daily Beast, and Playboy, among others. views.

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