Pacific Odyssey: Connections

Farrington, Arthur C.

Published by Sunflower University Press, 2003
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Synopsis: Arthur C. Farrington Jr. enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in April 1940, two months before his graduation from Roosevelt High School, in Washington D.C. On November 7, 1940 he reported for active duty as a Private 1st Class. Farrington served with the 1st Marine Division in the Asian-Pacific Theater, on Guadalcanal, New Guinea, New Britain, and Peleliu, From June 1942 to December 1944, faced with the relentless Japanese artillery. When he returned to the Sates in December 1944 he served at Camp Lejueune, North Carolina, then spent ten months aboard USS LST 5/2, the U.S. Navy Exhibition Ship that traveled the inland waters of the eastern third of the country demonstrating the challenging and hazardous duties of the men of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine corps during the war. In February 1946, Corporal Farrington was discharged. During the succeeding four years, Farrington relocated to Hollywood, California, attending UCLA and graduating in June 1950 with a degree in Latin American Studies. The following month he was called to active duty in Kore, returning in March 1951. Farrington spent the next sixteen years in assignments at Camp Pendleton, California; Washington D.C.; Fuji, Japan; and Haiti, as a Marine Adviser; as well as the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School, Cherry Point, North Carolina, and as Indian Head, Maryland, in the Nuclear division. In 1967 Farrington was sent to Vietnam in Explosive Ordnance Disposal, returning in June 1968.... Pacific Odyssey - Connections is Farrrington's second book of his military experiences. --- excerpts from back cover

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Title: Pacific Odyssey: Connections
Publisher: Sunflower University Press
Publication Date: 2003
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