4 edition of Wartime Sea Stories found in the catalog.
September 18, 2006
by iUniverse, Inc.
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||116|
The sea is like a wet desert. There's no food. There's no shelter. Nothing to drink. In every direction, the view is the same: nothing. Plus, . This is Mr. Doug Moore’s story, a wireless operator who served in Bomber Command during WW2. Doug still has his flight log book which provides us with a wealth of information on his wartime exploits in the air. He served in the 76 Squadron and the Squadron. Enlisting. He was born Douglas Holmes Moore during at Horncastle in Lincolnshire.
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Gary Slaughter Fletcher House (Apr 9, ) ( Clarion Rating: 4 out of 5 Anyone with ties to the navy or an interest in the Cold War will want to experience Sea Stories.. Shedding light on some of the most infamous conflicts in United States history during the Cold War, Gary Slaughter shares his recollections of his direct involvement in Sea Stories: A . One of the worst maritime disasters in European history took place a decade ago. It remains very much in the public eye. On a stormy night on the Baltic Sea, more than .
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"Fascinating McRaven's war stories deliver remarkable insight into the life of a wartime leader."―Publishers Weekly "Engaging Sea Stories is more than an autobiography, more than a narrative of recent military history, and more than the sum of one remarkable man's experiences.
In his excellently flowing prose McRaven not only allows readers the /5(). Sea Stories is an unforgettable look back on one man's incredible life, from childhood days sneaking into high-security military sites to a day job of hunting terrorists and rescuing hostages.
Action-packed, humorous, and full of valuable life lessons like those exemplified in McRaven's bestselling Make Your Bed, Sea Stories is a remarkable 5/5(17). This compilation of sea stories has more than exceeded my expectations; some stories are book length, some written as longer short stories, but all have been a pleasure to read.
Some (such as Billy Budd) were familiar, but most were unexpected treasures to be read and enjoyed. Sorry I cannot give this a higher than five stars!/5(32).
Book excerpt: "Sea Stories" by Admiral William H. McRaven. Read an excerpt from "Sea Stories" below who rarely talked about his wartime service, but by the French resistance fighter who. The best books featuring stories of survival. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
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probably my favorite of all wartime sea stories. I also liked The Cruel Sea, pretty much all of Patrick O'Brian's series, the Hornblower saga, and I think I'll download White. The Angry Sea: The gripping, breathtaking, new military thriller from the ex-SAS author of ONCE A PILGRIM (John Carr, Book 2) James Deegan out of 5 stars The author of “Make Your Bed” and, most recently, “Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations” says “All Quiet on the Western Front” is the one book.
“Sea Stories,” a well-written book that reads like a thriller, covers some of the most important historical actions taken by Navy SEALs and other special operators. Stories from the sea have always fascinated people from all areas. If you like reading and are interested in knowing some interesting adventures of the sea, then the five novels mentioned in this article are the must read for.
About the Book Little-known are the ships that repaired cruisers with bows blown off, carriers with gaping bomb holes on deck, many at sea: This is their story. The author was born is St. Louis, Missouri in to World War I Navy veterans, a. Hans Kirk´s masterpiece is the understated, tightly-crafted story of a deeply religious fishing community which decides to uproot from the harsh shores of the North Sea.
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As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company now averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction. Librarian's tip: "Wartime Nurses: Clara Barton, Cornelia Hancock, Mary Livermore, Mary Anne Bickerdyke, Belle Reynolds, Sally Tompkins, and Kate Cumming" starts on p.
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The Cruel Sea (), Monsarrat's first postwar novel, is widely regarded as his finest work, and is the only one of his novels that is still widely read. Based on his own wartime service, it followed the young naval officer Keith Lockhart through a series of postings in corvettes and frigates. These endearing stories, which have now been turned into a popular CBBC series, will help children learn about the ups and downs of life on a small island.
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