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  • Unseen Body Blows

    The "Fighting LST 479" and its Seven Pacific Campaigns, 1943-1945 by

    Between 1942 and 1945, 1,051 amphibious tank-landing ships were rapidly produced. These were anonymous vessels, slow and unwieldy, and in the words of one crewmember, they looked like bathtubs. At first, LSTs had a reputation of being expendable and ...


  • One Man’s Odyssey

    Memoir of a Marine Engineer and Raconteur by

    Have you ever walked into a room and noticed off to the side a gaggle of spellbound listeners surrounding an apparent and compelling storyteller? You observe that inching ever closer the group suddenly erupts into an outburst of raucous laughter and ...


  • From Sand to Sea and Distant Shores

    Book One: To Sea by

    With incredible clarity and in vivid detail, this 10-year Navy veteran, explains and involves you in the action of the times … the Cold War in the Pacific Ocean during the mid to late 1950’s from Boot Camp and basic training, to service aboard a ...