Growing up in rural southwestern Oklahoma during the 1920s and 1930s, known as the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression years, was a unique experience. Life was simple and centered around the family and the community. These were simple, hard-working times, the kind of times that held a family and a community together. In When Papa Was a Boy - During the 1920s & 1930s, Chester Biggs presents an account of this period with incidents and adventures drawn from his life that will delight the readers.
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Chester M. Biggs, Jr. is the author of Behind the Barbed Wire: Memoirs of a World War II U.S. Marine and U.S. Marine in North China 1894-1942 as well as numerous other stories and articles. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1939 to 1959, a rich exciting life that satisfied his youthful quest for excitement and adventure. During World War II he spent five and a half years in China, of which 45 months were in the Japanese Prisoner of War Camp. During the Korean Conflict in the 1950s he served with the First Marine Division. He holds a Bachelor Degree from Oklahoma University and a Masters Degree from Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina. He taught school for six years in both Oklahoma and North Carolina. In 1986 he retired from the North Carolina Community College System. He and his wife, Betty, reside in Hope Mills, North Carolina.
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Book Description RoseDog Books, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX143499354X
Book Description RoseDog Books, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M143499354X
Book Description RoseDog Books, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 258 pages. 8.80x5.90x0.40 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 143499354X