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Noumea

Wil Biddy

ISBN 10: 0978809122 / ISBN 13: 9780978809126
Published by Booklocker, St. Petersburg, FL, 2008
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Booklocker, St. Petersburg, FL. 2008. Softcover/Trade Wraps. Historical Fiction based on personal experiences in WWII. Book Condition: VGNear Fine; light splatter stain to top of text block; small fold to rear wrap. No DJ. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Pictorial wraps. Spine is not creased or split. 320 pp 8vo. From letters home and compiled notes of a US Navy seaman aboard the USS President Hayes- APA20, an Amphibious Personnel Attack troop transport. In consort with sister ships, USS President Jackson, USS President Adams, and the USS Crescent City, the Hayes operated in the South Pacific throughout WWII, delivering Marines and Army troops to islands occupied by the Imperial Japanese forces. The book details a first hand account of a 17 year old enlistee who spent 22 months between Noumea, New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands, New Guinea, Guam, and Leyte, Philippines. This (mostly) true story is intended as measure of enlightenment for families of Navy, Marine, and Army troops who served in the island hopping war. A clean very presentable copy. Bookseller Inventory # 001504

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Title: Noumea

Publisher: Booklocker, St. Petersburg, FL

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

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