Seven Pulitzer Prize winners are among the authors featured in this collection of works by eminent American writers who shared a common experience: service in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard during World War II. Best-selling novelists, historians, science writers, and journalists, most of these authors are well known—Herman Wouk, James Michener, Alex Haley, Russell Baker, Edward L. Beach, Carl ...
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The Rescue of Capt. Scott O'Grady, USAF, from Bosnia
Just five hours after radio contact was first made with Basher 52—O’Grady’s call sign—the Air Force captain was safely on board the USS Kearsarge. The downed F-16 fighter pilot’s rescue from a Bosnian mountainside by Col. Martin Berndt’s 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit electrified the nation in June 1995 and renewed many Americans’ faith in the military. To get the ...
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Authors at Sea
Modern American Writers Remember Their Naval Service
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