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Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
What A Life: How the Vietnam War Affected One Marine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,630. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Randy served on the front line with some of the first marine units in Vietnam in 1965-66. He describes his transformation from boy to man, the training that allowed him to survive nine months of some of the fiercest fighting. Horrifically wounded in battle, he recounts grueling months of hospitalization and rehab, and the people who made a difference in his life.
There's Always One!: 50 Rules for Surviving Marine Corps Boot Camp
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military
50 tips your recruiter won't tell you, about what TO do and what NOT to do, to make the 13 week boot camp a little bit easier. Compiled by Marines, for recruits, every Marine wishes he had this information going in. Complete with explanations and examples, when appropriate, this guide will put you ahead of those that don't know these rules.
Becoming a Female Marine: What to Expect at Recruit Training
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
Are you a female thinking about joining the Marine Corps? This book was written specifically with you in mind. The guide unveils the truths about boot camp, the Marine Corps and the details about recruit training that I wish I knew before shipping off to Parris Island.