Boys to Men:Stories of Men Who Served Aboard the USS Perkins during World War II

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Boys to Men is a fascinating account of life in America from before the Great Depression through World War II and beyond. These stories are vividly depicted by some of the crew on the USS Perkins during the war.

Each author brings a different background and flavor to the book. From life aboard ship, to the horrors of battle, and her ultimate sinking in 1943, these pages are a tribute to the brave men that ...

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Overview

Boys to Men is a fascinating account of life in America from before the Great Depression through World War II and beyond. These stories are vividly depicted by some of the crew on the USS Perkins during the war.

Each author brings a different background and flavor to the book. From life aboard ship, to the horrors of battle, and her ultimate sinking in 1943, these pages are a tribute to the brave men that served aboard the USS Perkins. Detailed descriptions paint a complete picture of a generation filled with great difficulties and even greater successes.

The Perkins was a vessel instrumental in transporting her crew on vast journeys to and from many destinations. Although she slipped into the darkness to rest forever in the depths of a silent watery grave, the Perkins first took these men on perhaps the greatest journey of all the journey from

BOYS TO MEN.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780595260553
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/19/2002
  • Edition number: 0
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.39 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2003

    GREAT HISTORY LESSON!

    Enjoyed the detail these men provided in the book...WWII was 60 years ago and it's remarkable they could remember all that!

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