Astride the Sea Cow: Two Years Aboard the USS Manatee

Astride the Sea Cow: Two Years Aboard the USS Manatee

by Robert W. Beard
     
 

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The USS Manatee’s remarkable career began when she was commissioned in 1944, and ended when she was retired in 1975. She participated in most of the major Pacific campaigns during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, and received numerous battle stars and other awards. The author reported for duty on the Manatee in fall of 1951 and served until he was reassigned in 1953.

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The USS Manatee’s remarkable career began when she was commissioned in 1944, and ended when she was retired in 1975. She participated in most of the major Pacific campaigns during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, and received numerous battle stars and other awards. The author reported for duty on the Manatee in fall of 1951 and served until he was reassigned in 1953. So the story in these pages covers life aboard that ship during the final two years of the Korean war. It was an adventure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462819133
Publisher:
Xlibris US
Publication date:
04/13/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
105
File size:
941 KB

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