Over The Beach The Air War In Vietnam

Author: Zalin Grant
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393327274
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Here is the vivid true story of Fighter Squadron 162, based on the USS Oriskany in the Gulf of Tonkin. Grant delivers a riveting tale of courage and details the air strategy of the Vietnam War. "First-rate. . . . History as it should be".

Gretchen Over The Beach

Author: R. W. Alley
Publisher: Clarion Books
ISBN: 9780547907086
Size: 65.67 MB
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"Gretchen turns to her vivid imagination when she is left behind while her siblings swim in the ocean"--

Omaha Beach

Author: Joseph Balkoski
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811741192
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calls by five to thirty seconds, depending on how close to H-Hour the bombers
would pass over their targets; the closer to H-Hour a Liberator flew over the
beach, the longer its delay. To the airmen, this precaution was perfectly logical; to
Bradley, it was anything but. 96th Combat Wing, 2nd Bomb Division, Eighth Air
Force Special Instructions, June 5, 1944 Greatest possible care will be taken to
prevent accidental releases and to insure that all bomb drops are overages due
to dangers ...

Omaha Beach

Author: Adrian R. Lewis
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807862584
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The ESBs were initially army assets. The mission of the ESBs was stated as
follows in February 1944: ''The Engineer Special Brigade is an organization
specially trained and equipped for the technical organization of beaches, to
regulate and facilitate the landing and movement of personnel and equipment on
and over the beach to assembly areas and vehicle parks, to unload cargo ships,
to move and receive supplies into beach dumps, to select, organize, and operate
beach dumps, ...

Carolina Beach

Author: Elaine Blackmon Henson
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439617716
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In 1941, this flying field was opened by brothers Jimmy and Warren Pennington
on Carolina Beach Road. This field was located a quarter mile before the Inland
Waterway Bridge behind presentday Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church. Three planes
were used for pilot lessons and for flying sightseers over the beach. In 1946, they
moved back to the county airport, which had been taken over by the government
during World War II. FRESH WATER LAKE. Historically this lake was known as
the ...

Sword Beach

Author: Tim KilvertJones
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1783461551
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They ignore the beach fire. They have their objective and they are going for it.'
This was part of the landing of No.6 Commando, its objective, Ouistreham.
Meanwhile No.4 Commando had landed earlier than the rest of the brigade, its
vital mission being to push inland rapidly and link up with the hardpressed men
of the 6th Airborne Division holding the bridges over the Orne. The rest of the
brigade had the difficult task of prizing the Germans out of their heavily fortified
positions at Riva ...

After Surfing Ocean Beach

Author: Mary Soderstrom
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 9781554884902
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I even remembered where to pick up the road that takes you over to Interstate 5 at
Carlsbad on the coast, but I must have been operating on automatic pilot,
following directions that had entered my head more than ten, fifteen years before,
the last time I'd been in the North County. Not even the sight of the surf rolling in,
glimpsed when the road dipped down by the beach, took me out of the welter of
half-formed images and overwhelming fears that had taken possession of me. I
came to ...

Daytona Beach Lifeguards

Author: Patti Light
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439622353
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Patti Light. over the beach. Above, a B24 flies over the Main Street Pier. Below,
bathers watch as a B26 flies along the Daytona Beach coastline. Many Daytona
Beach lifeguards died in World War II, including Robert Moore, pictured here.
Among the others who died in battle were Francis X. Deeley, Martin Roth, Robert
Mannix, Thomas Willis, Thomas Henley, and Vernon Casto. In an area of.

Fire On The Beach

Author: David Wright
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195154849
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Two hundred yards farther, an unknown wreck that had been ashore here as
long as anyone could remember. Another one hundred fifty yards, the brig Parry.
And a little farther still, where the rough surf washed over the beach, the
schooner M ├ęb'E Henderson. Surfman Daniel knew these and many more. Since
his boyhood, he had heard the stories about this coast and its ghost fleet. While
most of the nation mourned President Garfield's death, surfmen along the Sand
Banks of North ...