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Finding Granddad's War

Finding Granddad's War

by Jeffrey Badger
     
 

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To discover the grandfather he never knew, Jeff Badger began tracking down dozens of World War II veterans from his grandfather's unit, the 978th Engineer Maintenance Company. Through the stories and recollections shared by his new “war buddies,” Badger began to reconstruct a personal vision of his grandfather, the war, and the men who fought it.

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To discover the grandfather he never knew, Jeff Badger began tracking down dozens of World War II veterans from his grandfather's unit, the 978th Engineer Maintenance Company. Through the stories and recollections shared by his new “war buddies,” Badger began to reconstruct a personal vision of his grandfather, the war, and the men who fought it. Original photographs and illustrations throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016613123
Publisher:
MyFamily.com, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/08/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
343
Sales rank:
885,398
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Badger grew up in Dublin, California, Ogden, Utah, and Uvalde, Texas. He has a B.S. from The University of Texas at Austin, an M.S. from Penn State University and a Ph.D. from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, all in mechanical engineering. He has lived in Finland, Ireland, England, Sweden, and Guatemala and is currently residing in Austin, Texas. Badger is an expert in the manufacturing process of grinding, and is well known in this industry. He is known as “The Grinding Doc” from his question/answer column in the leading American trade magazine in cutting tools. Badger writes extensively for his job. His articles on grinding have appeared in the UK, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Brazil, Spain, Korea, Japan, and India. In additionto Finding Granddad's War, he has also published a children's story, as winner of Half Price Books Say Goodnight to Illiteracy children's story contest.

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