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Dick Cole’s War
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Dennis R. Okerstrom
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-31 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

With the 100th anniversary of his birth on September 7, 2015 Dick Cole has long stood in the powerful spotlight of fame that has followed him since his B-25 was launched from a Navy carrier and flown toward Japan just four months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. In recognition
Tattooed on My Soul
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Stephen M. Sloan, Lois E. Myers, Michelle Holland
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-07 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

For more than forty years the Institute for Oral History at Baylor University has dutifully gathered the flesh-and-blood memories of the World War II generation in the state of Texas. Tattooed on My Soul brings together seventeen of the most compelling narratives from Baylor’s extensive collection of more than five
Splendid Vision, Unswerving Purpose
Language: en
Pages: 507
Authors: Helen Kavanaugh-Jones
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Department of the Air Force

This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective. Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly in the contemporary era. The nature and impact of civil wars suggests that these conflicts
Patton's War
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Kevin M. Hymel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-01 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

During his life, George S. Patton Jr. starred as an Olympic athlete in the 1912 Stockholm games, chased down Mexican bandits, and led tanks into battle in World War I. But he is best remembered for his exploits on the field of battle in World War II. Patton’s War, the
The 10 Cent War
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Trischa Goodnow, James J. Kimble
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-20 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Contributions by Derek T. Buescher, Travis L. Cox, Trischa Goodnow, Jon Judy, John R. Katsion, James J. Kimble, Christina M. Knopf, Steven E. Martin, Brad Palmer, Elliott Sawyer, Deborah Clark Vance, David E. Wilt, and Zou Yizheng One of the most overlooked aspects of the Allied war effort involved a