War Dawgs: Kulbes' Mongrels in Korea, 1950-1951

War Dawgs: Kulbes' Mongrels in Korea, 1950-1951

by Franklin D. R. Kestner
     
 

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War Dawgs is a compelling, coming-of-age story written by retired Army Major Franklin D. Kestner, Sr. and James Livingston. It provides an incredible picture of army life in Korea from a veteran survivor of Chosin Reservoir Battle at 17 years old, a squad leader at 18 years old, and a 19-year-old Sergeant among Kulbes' Mongrels, D Company, 10th Engineer Combat

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War Dawgs is a compelling, coming-of-age story written by retired Army Major Franklin D. Kestner, Sr. and James Livingston. It provides an incredible picture of army life in Korea from a veteran survivor of Chosin Reservoir Battle at 17 years old, a squad leader at 18 years old, and a 19-year-old Sergeant among Kulbes' Mongrels, D Company, 10th Engineer Combat Battalion. Dozens of photographs compliment this book written by the same authors of To the Last Man! Kulbes Mongrels at the Chosin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016527505
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company KY
Publication date:
05/14/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Franklin D. R. Kestner Sr. was born December 21, 1932. He joined the U.S. Army in May 1950 just prior to the breakout of the Korean War. A combat veteran and survivor of epic battle at the infamous Chosin Reservoir, he quickly rose up the ranks and was said to have been the youngest in the batallion when promoted to Sergeant. During his 21 years of service in the Army, Franklin Kestner received some of our country’s greatest honors which include, the Bronze Star, Joint Service Commendation, U.S. Army Commendation, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, and POW Medal. A graduate of the University of Nebraska, he and his wife of 45 years “Treva,” currently reside in Tucson, Arizona. The couple have three children and two grandsons.

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