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How The Navy and I Survived Each Other During WWII by John R. Kilsheimer

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Published by AuthorHouse .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Naval operations, American,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Pacific Area,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Sailors,
  • Amphibious operations,
  • Campaigns,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8488464M
ISBN 101420868276
ISBN 109781420868272

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for How the Navy and I Survived Each Other During WWII at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1).   With the book complete, Ethier-Kipp hopes other children of World War II veterans will reach out to her and share their own stories. And even with these detailed accounts of how her parents survived the war, she still wishes they had shared more about those years. “I wish I had asked more questions,” she said. “But, I feel very blessed. In assembling the book, Smith excerpted whole chapters from some of the best books written about the navy's exploits during the Second World War. All of the collected chapters, written by one-hundred authors, were taken from books that told the navy's history through the simple telling of a story. There is no dry analysis of tactics by: 1. A brief history of World War II as told by its many US Navy and Marine participants. A bedside read that offers many nights reading of true heroics with a bit of humor. Should be a required read for anyone entering any of the US Military Academies/5(4).

life in the navy during world war two I am writing this account in case any of my descendants, e.g. great grandchildren as yet unborn, become interested in what it was like to be at sea during the.   Dear Amy: My father served in the Navy in WWII. He passed away in , my mother in When she knew her time was nearing, she handed me a box of airmail letters, written by both during . Between and , over million Canadians served in army, navy, and air forces across the globe. Canadians contributed significantly to home defence, the production of war materials, the training of aircrews, the protection of shipping convoys across the Atlantic, the United Kingdom’s defence, the bomber war over Europe, and land, air, and sea action in Asia, the Mediterranean region.   Homeward Bound – World War II Ends in the Pacific; World War II Profiles in Duty. ENS Allen W. Bain and Minneapolis (CA) LT Eugene A. Barham and Laffey (DD) LT Richard H. Best of VB-6; LCDR Joseph W. Callahan and Ralph Talbot (DD) LT .

During World War II, the USNR outnumbered USN personnel on active duty by a 3 to 1 majority (from 31 July 43 - 31 Dec 45). During this period the USNR composed between % to % of total personnel on active duty. Books shelved as world-war-ii-pacific-theater-naval: Then There Was One: The U. S. S. Enterprise And The First Year Of The War by Eugene Burns, Hellcats.   Jon Erwin said there is new material in the book, including a stash of letters that his grandparents wrote to each other during the war, interviews with . Index of the ships of the U.S. fleet (Navy and Coast Guard) in commission during World War II. Ships are listed by type (battleships, aircraft carriers, etc.), including the conventions for naming ships of the type, with further links to lists of individual ships by type and class, leading to individual pages for each ship which include description, history, and photo (where available).