Coast Guardsman's History of the U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guardsman's History of the U.S. Coast Guard

by C. Douglas Kroll
     
 

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More a book about Coast Guard heritage than an academic history, this book focuses on a variety of relatively unknown Guardsmen who personify the service's core values. The author highlights contributions of a variety of individuals, from seamen to admirals on active duty, as well as reservists, auxiliarists, and civilian members of Team Coast Guard. These heroes,…  See more details below

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More a book about Coast Guard heritage than an academic history, this book focuses on a variety of relatively unknown Guardsmen who personify the service's core values. The author highlights contributions of a variety of individuals, from seamen to admirals on active duty, as well as reservists, auxiliarists, and civilian members of Team Coast Guard. These heroes, representing a great diversity in age, sex, race, and ethnicity, set an example worthy of emulation and serve as role models for today's Coast Guard men and women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591144335
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Pages:
209
Sales rank:
671,515
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


C. Douglas Kroll, a former Coast Guard officer with a Ph.D. in history, teaches at the College of the Desert, in Palm Desert, CA. This is his third book.

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