George Trowbridge recounts his journey from the Midwest to a warship in the Gulf of Tonkin during the closing months of the Vietnam War. George shares the details of the living conditions on board a naval destroyer during this era, what it was like going through basic training, and the strike attacks his ship made on enemy coastal defenses, as well as coming home at the close of the war.
Arthur Allen Jennings worked on his memoir while in hospice care in Wasilla, Alaska. On a daily basis, he would struggle to make it his best while battling chronic pain, fatigue and pride. Long after his death, his memories and legacy lives on within these pages. "I am a man very much aware of my demise. Somehow, someway, the debt of Life’s Lessons must be paid."
From author, Donna King-Nykolaycuyk, the World War II military memoir of Cpl. Loren Duke Abdalla. Facing civilian life, Duke struggled to cope with the memories of battle. Told in its honest simplicity, the story of Duke reveals a vital, personal account of a man with an indomitable spirit, seeking peace after experiencing the horrors of war.
G.M.O. represents a humorous but actual account about life in military medicine in the post Vietnam era in the United States. All of the situations occur within the confines of military installations that treats active duty military personnel, dependents of these personnel, and military retirees.
In 1969 Lt. Michael Robinson was assigned to Saglek Air Force Station, an arctic outpost perched 1800 feet above the brutal waters of the North Atlantic. Subjected to extraordinarily severe and extreme conditions he began a personal journey of revelation, discovery and fulfillment during the final year before Saglek was finally deactivated and closed. Based on a true story.
This book will take you along on a historical odyssey throughout the world and into many little-known and unpublished events that explain, for better or for worse, why the world situation is what it is today. Frank M. “Brandy” Brandstetter’s incredible life is as an exemplar to the generations to follow as they take up their flag and rendezvous with destiny.
This collection of true stories is a great volume (for the living room or the class room) to get the conversation started about the wartime experience and military life. What are our troops and their families really enduring to answer the call to duty? Revisit the Korean War and Vietnam War on your way to the Gulf Wars as you learn about military life in the words of those who live it.