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The War Journal Od Major Damon "Rocky" Gause

Gause, Major Damon "Rocky"

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ISBN 10: 0786865105 / ISBN 13: 9780786865109
Published by Hyperion, New York, 1999
Condition: Very Fine Hardcover
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Undated title page. A very handsome copy bound in green and black cloth covers.181 pages. ND on title page. A handsome special copy hard bound in publisher's black cloth and green paper covered boards. 183 numbered pages. All page ends finished and unmarked. Introduction by Damon L. Gause. Inscription by Ruth Gause Carter and Damon R. Gause as follows: "May 28, 2001 Memorial Day - To Sebasstion Junger - We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to our entire generation during WW II - Personal best - then signed by Ruth Gause Carter and Damon R. Gause, mother and son. ." This copy belonged to Sebastion Junger, the 'Perfect Storm' author. Book has no wear. A very solid copy! For the collector! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 013261

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Title: The War Journal Od Major Damon "Rocky" Gause

Publisher: Hyperion, New York

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Very Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Presentation Copy, Signed By Author

Edition: 1st Ed., 5th Printing, So Stated

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A Veterans Day treasure, the true, first-person account of a captured World War II soldiers incredible escape and courageous journey home, discovered after more than fifty years. Of all the heroic stories to come out of World War II, few are so extraordinary as that of Major Rocky Gause, who was captured by the Japanese, escaped from the infamous Bataan Death March, and, with a fellow soldier, endured a harrowing voyage across the enemy-held Pacific in a leaky, hand-crafted boat. In the battered notebook he kept throughout his journey and later converted to a thrilling narrative, Gause traced his steps from the besieged city of Manila on New Years Eve, 1941, to his safe landing on the Australian coast ten months later.

About the Author:

Damon L. Gause, the son of Rocky Gause, was invited by the Philippine Ambassador to the United States to speak at the dedication of the American-Philippine War memorial. A frequent speaker before veterans' groups, he is a general contractor living in Georgia.

Mr. Gause cordially invites all readers to correspond with him at damongause@aol.com.

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