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Letters from World War II Mel Anderson's Journey from Texas Boot Camp to the South Pacific

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ISBN-10: 1519134967

ISBN-13: 9781519134967

Edition: 2015

Authors: David Johnson

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Mel Anderson enlisted as a buck private in the Army in October 1942. Amazingly, at the end of World War II, after serving his country as a front-line medic, he was promoted to Captain in the 6th Infantry Division, known as the "Red Star" division. Anderson' s 34 letters to his family during his military service paint a day-to-day picture of what he endured through boot camp as an enlisted man, Officer Candidate School in Texas, jungle warfare training in Oahu, and the war itself in the South Pacific. Overseas, a Japanese kamikaze pilot crashed a plane into Anderson's ship in the South China Sea, he slept in sand fox holes while monsoon rains tore apart his overhead coverings, and he was in…    
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Book details

List price: $26.75
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 4/14/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English