A War Far Off

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This book contains 40 letters I wrote between 2002 and 2007 to my granddaughters, ages 14 and 11 to start with, about my years in the U.S. Navy-1944 to 1946. I also have much to say about the folly of war, my family, and about government as it affected us.
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Overview

This book contains 40 letters I wrote between 2002 and 2007 to my granddaughters, ages 14 and 11 to start with, about my years in the U.S. Navy-1944 to 1946. I also have much to say about the folly of war, my family, and about government as it affected us.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781456530471
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/28/2011
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

Tom White was an officer on active duty in the U.S. Naval Reserve from January 1944 to October 1946, serving on an LSM (Landing Ship Medium) chiefly in the West Pacific, including in the Battle of Okinawa. He graduated from Harvard College in November 1943, as of the CLass of 1944. In later years he was mostly a journalist. His last employment ended in 2001 after 17 years with Highlights for Children Magazine.
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