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Buy We Were Going to Win, Or Die There: With the Marines at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, and Saipan by Fred H. Allison, Roy H. Elrod and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Joining The Marines, Marine Corps, Memoirs, Biography, Leadership, This Book, Ebooks, The Unit, Military

We Were Going to Win, or Die There: With the Marines at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, and Saipan: Roy H. Elrod

In 1940, native West Texan Roy H. Elrod joined the Marine Corps. A few years later his unit, the 8th Marine Regiment, went into the fight at Guadalcanal, where he commanded a platoon of 37 mm gunners. They endured Japanese attacks, malarial tropical weather, and starvation rations. His combat leadership earned him a Silver Star and a battlefield promotion.

Buy Yesterday There Was Glory: With the Division, A., in World War I by Gerald Andrew Howell, Jeffrey L. Patrick and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Army Life, World War I, The 4, Memoirs, Division, Audiobooks, This Book, Ebooks, In This Moment

Yesterday There Was Glory: With the 4th Division, A.E.F., in World War I Gerald Andrew Howell

In 1946, World War I veteran and self-described “buck private in the rear rank” Gerald Andrew Howell finished a memoir of the experiences of his squad from the 39th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division, and their “moments of horror, tragedy, humor, amour, [and] promiscuity” in Europe. This was “the old Army as it used to be,” Howell explains—the saga of the “down-trodden doughboy.”

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The 56th Evac Hospital: Letters of WWII Army Doctor

"I see no way that we junior officers will ever be prepared for any major surgery . . . We'll have to perform major surgery on our own, ready or not."—Dr. L. D. Collins at the beginning of his tour of duty with the 56th Evacuation Hospital (a mobile tent hospital similar to the M*A*S*H units of Korean War fame), largely staffed by men and women trained at Baylor University

Buy Ordered West: The Civil War Exploits of Charles A. Curtis by Alan D. Gaff, Donald H. Gaff and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Charles Curtis, Norwich University, Memoirs, Texts, Audiobooks, This Book, Ebooks, War, Reading

Ordered West: The Civil War Exploits of Charles A. Curtis

During the Civil War, Charles Curtis served in the 5th United States Infantry on the New Mexico and Arizona frontier. He spent his years from 1862 to 1865 on garrison duty, interacting with Native Americans, both hostile and friendly. Years after his service and while president of Norwich University, Curtis wrote an extensive memoir of his time in the Southwest.

Read "Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma Allies at War, by Jonathan Templin Ritter available from Rakuten Kobo. Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma explores the relationship between American General Joseph “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell and B. Burma Campaign, Red Sun Rising, Christmas Truce, American War, First World, Good Books, This Book, Ebooks, Relationship

Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma: Allies at War, 1943-1944

Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma explores the relationship between American General Joseph “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell and British Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten in the China-Burma-India Theater (CBI) and the South East Asia Command (SEAC) between October 1943 and October 1944, within the wider context of Anglo-American relations during World War II.

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Military History of the West, Vol. 46

The Military History of the West is a peer-reviewed journal focused on scholarly study of western US military history, including the Mississippi Valley and all states west of that line. The journal features articles on the Texas Revolution, the Mexican War, frontier military service, the Civil War, the Indian Wars, the Spanish-American War, Mexican border service, and the

Military History of the West, Vol. Texas Revolution, The Spanish American War, Peer Review, Military Service, National Guard, Military History, World War Ii, Mississippi, Study

Military History of the West, Vol. 45

The Military History of the West is a peer-reviewed journal focused on scholarly study of western US military history, including the Mississippi Valley and all states west of that line. The journal features articles on the Texas Revolution, the Mexican War, frontier military service, the Civil War, the Indian Wars, the Spanish-American War, Mexican border service, and the

In Hostile Skies: An American Pilot in World War II (North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series) Books To Read, My Books, Jim Davis, Impossible Dream, Sleepless Nights, Military History, Memoirs, World War Ii, Biography

In Hostile Skies: An American B-24 Pilot in World War II

James "Jim" Davis lived what he considered "an impossible dream' as he piloted a B-24, as part of the 8th Air Force, on more than thirty missions in the European Theatre during World War II. He flew support missions for Operations Cobra and Market Garden and numerous bombing missions over occupied Europe in the summer and fall of 1944, attacking enemy airfields, airplane

Read "WASP of the Ferry Command Women Pilots, Uncommon Deeds" by Sarah Byrn Rickman available from Rakuten Kobo. WASP of the Ferry Command is the story of the women ferry pilots who flew more than nine million miles in 72 different a. Wasp, American Women, World War Ii, Nonfiction, Pilots, My Books, Audiobooks, This Book, University

WASP of the Ferry Command: Women Pilots, Uncommon Deeds

Listen to Vick Mickunas' interview with Sarah Byrn Rickman, author of WASP of the Ferry Command - Women Pilots, Uncommon Deeds on WSYO's Book Nook.

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From Wright Field, Ohio, to Hokkaido, Japan General Curtis E. LeMay's Letters to His Wife Helen, 1941–1945

In 1942, Colonel Curtis E. LeMay and his 305th Bomb Group left Syracuse, New York, bound for England, where they joined the Eighth Air Force and Royal Air Force in war against Germany and her allies. Over the next three years LeMay led American air forces in Europe, India, China, and the Pacific against the Axis powers. His efforts yielded advancement through the chain of

Read "Pacific Blitzkrieg World War II in the Central Pacific" by Sharon Tosi Lacey available from Rakuten Kobo. Pacific Blitzkrieg closely examines the planning, preparation, and execution of ground operations for five major invasio. Chief Of Staff, Military Veterans, Okinawa, Marine Corps, Us Army, Reading Lists, World War Ii, Behind The Scenes, This Book

Pacific Blitzkrieg: World War II in the Central Pacific

Pacific Blitzkrieg closely examines the planning, preparation, and execution of ground operations for five major invasions in the Central Pacific (Guadalcanal, Tarawa, the Marshalls, Saipan, and Okinawa). The commanders on the ground had to integrate the U.S. Army and Marine Corps into a single striking force, something that would have been difficult in peacetime, but in the

The Royal Air Force In American Skies: The Seven British Flight Schools In The United States During World War Ii by Tom Killebrew The book is related to Ponca City, British Overseas Territories, Tech Background, Royal Air Force, School S, Military History, Great Britain, World War Ii, United States

The Royal Air Force in American Skies: The Seven British Flight Schools in the United States during World War II

By early 1941, Great Britain stood alone against the aerial might of Nazi Germany and was in need of pilots. The Lend-Lease Act allowed for the training of British pilots in the United States and the formation of British Flying Training Schools. These unique schools were owned by American operators, staffed with American civilian instructors, supervised by British Royal Air

Life and Death in the Central Highlands: An American Sergeant in the Vietnam War, by James T. Non Commissioned Officer, 4th Infantry Division, Marine Officer, Best Biographies, Biography Books, Asian History, Black History, University Professor, Staff Sergeant

Life and Death in the Central Highlands: An American Sergeant in the Vietnam War, 1968-1970

Listen to an interview with James T. Gillam for the War and Life YouTube interview series hosted by Preston Jones of John Brown University (September 23, 2019). Listen to an interview with James T. Gillam for the War and Life YouTube interview series hosted by Preston Jones of John Brown University (October 25, 2019).

Read "Donut Dolly: An American Red Cross Girl's War in Vietnam" by Joann Puffer Kotcher available from Rakuten Kobo. Donut Dolly puts you in the Vietnam War face down in the dirt under a sniper attack, inside a helicopter being struck by. Vietnam Map, Vietnam History, Vietnam Veterans, John Brown University, University Of North Texas, American Red Cross, Mystery Of History, American Revolution, Women In History

Donut Dolly: An American Red Cross Girl's War in Vietnam

Listen to an interview with Joann Puffer Kotcher for the War and Life YouTube interview series hosted by Preston Jones of John Brown University.

Buy A Different Face of War: Memories of a Medical Service Corps Officer in Vietnam by James G. Van Straten and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! John Brown University, Vietnam War Photos, The Republic, Memoirs, Biography, Career, This Book, Ebooks, Medical

A Different Face of War: Memories of a Medical Service Corps Officer in Vietnam

Listen to an interview with James G. Van Straten for the War and Life YouTube interview series hosted by Preston Jones of John Brown University. New in Paperback!

D-Day in History and Memory: The Normandy Landings in International Remembrance and Commemoration, edited by Michael Dolski, Sam Edwards and John Buckley D Day Beach, New Freedom, Rotc, Let's Have Fun, Normandy, Military History, Great Britain, This Book, France

D-Day in History and Memory: The Normandy Landings in International Remembrance and Commemoration

Over the past sixty-five years, the Allied invasion of Northwestern France in June 1944, known as D-Day, has come to stand as something more than a major battle. The assault itself formed a vital component of Allied victory in the Second World War. D-Day developed into a sign and symbol; as a word it carries with it a series of ideas and associations that have come to

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