A sailor"s war

by Sam Lombard-Hobson

Publisher: Orbis Publishing in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 174 Downloads: 274
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations,British.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.

Edition Notes

StatementSam Lombard-Hobson ; foreword by Ann Monsarrat.
LC ClassificationsD771
The Physical Object
Pagination174p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17272570M
ISBN 100856135291

Even though sailors proved instrumental in the North's victory by manning the blockade and helping subdue the Mississippi River, the Civil War was and continues to be a soldiers' war. During hostilities, politicians, newspapers, and citizens ignored the contributions made by sailors. Buy A Sailor's War by Sam Lombard-Hobson online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Intrepid Sailors tells the story of the Navy’s campaign to subdue the pirate leader of Tripoli, who declared war on the United States in After two failed campaigns, Preble took command of the U.S. squadron in the Mediterranean and served notice to world the U.S. Navy would be a force with which to reckon.   The book provides an excellent introduction to the war at sea waged by the Allies against Germany and Italy. All of the books in this series are great starter books for anyone building a library on military actions in World War II. One criticism is that all too often a photo is spread over two pages with detail being lost where the photo sits in the fold.

Prepared by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, this is an indexed compilation of the records of the Massachusetts soldiers and sailors who served in the army or navy during the Revolutionary War. The work is a 17 volume series that contains an alphabetized list of all surnames.   Most of my sailors were in their early 20s, and barely remembered the recently concluded Cold War, let alone the ancient history of World War II. Yet as a destroyer sailor, I knew that you could. A sailor, seaman, mariner, or seafarer is a person who works aboard a watercraft as part of its crew, and may work in any one of a number of different fields that are related to the operation and maintenance of a ship.. The profession of the sailor is old, and the term sailor has its etymological roots in a time when sailing ships were the main mode of transport at sea, but it now refers to Activity sectors: Military and civilian. William Harvey Carney (–), Civil War soldier, previously a sailor Russ Chauvenet (–), one of the founders of science fiction fandom ; amateur sailor Sir Francis Chichester, completed the first single-handed circumnavigation of the world with just one port of call,

Dedicated to my father, Odd Konrad Holm, who survived the horrors, and to all the men and women who endured those terrible years (see also the movie Passage to Freedom: a Tribute to the Norwegian merchant navy - external link - Imperial War Museum).Some were left behind in the cold waters, others lost 6 years of their youth, and most were affected for the rest of their lives.   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Massachusetts soldiers, sailors, and marines in the civil war sailors, and marines in the civil war by Massachusetts. Adjutant General's Office. Publication date Publisher s. l., s. n CollectionPages:   World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific tells the incredible story of America's little known "war within a war" -- US submarine warfare during World War II. Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the US entered World War II in December with only 44 Naval submarines -- many of them dating from the s.5/5(1). Sailors and inch AA gun on HMS Rodney IWM A jpg × ; 66 KB Scenes on Board the Battleship HMS Rodney at Sea Ajpg × ; 62 KB The Royal Navy during the Second World War Ajpg × ; KB.

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Lombard-Hobson—who, characteristically, makes aport of the double name—was First Lieutenant Monsarrat's commanding officer inas Monsarrat's widow Ann writes in the Foreword; and Monsarrat encouraged him to recount his experiences.

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The nonfiction book The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour is the first full narrative account of the Battle off Samar, which the book's author, James D.

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The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Published as Nomad in London and Sailor of Fortune in New York the following year, the memoir is an exciting tale of youthful adventure that also gives an insight into the mind of an active.

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Today's sailors have too little appreciation of their heritage. To counter this problem, Thomas J. Cutler has compiled a history of our naval heritage in the form of A Sailor's History of the U.S.

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The book opens a window into the daily lives of Navy enlisted men and accurately reflects their attitudes both as raw recruits and as seasoned sailors at the end of the war.

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