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Sea stories & Navy tales

John J. Cline

Sea stories & Navy tales

by John J. Cline

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Published by Corpus Editus in Boise, Idaho .
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    Subjects:
  • Cline, John J. -- Anecdotes,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Officers -- Biography -- Anecdotes,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Sea life -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSea stories and Navy tales, Collection of short quirky stories about life in the Navy
    StatementJohn J. Cline.
    GenreAnecdotes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV63.C55 A3 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination269 p. :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22980971M
    ISBN 109780615218502
    LC Control Number2008905687
    OCLC/WorldCa298613398

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    SEA. STORIES. and. OTHER. TALES: There were a few books and magazines on the desk also an ashtray. One of the books was a series of short stories about the occult and bizarre. I had been reading them and was pretty spooked out, especially the story about "Invisible Fangs". Brown-water Navy. Terry Rogerson Sea Story Veracity Check. Shedding light on some of the most infamous conflicts in United States history during the Cold War, Gary Slaughter shares his recollections of his direct involvement in Sea Stories: A Memoir of a Naval Officer (), a gripping collection of vignettes fusing the optimism, morality, and patriotism of the era with hard facts and grim realities of naval warfare.

    Download Free Old Sailor S Sea Stories Book in PDF and EPUB Free Download. "Ariadne's Thread is a mini-encyclopedia of more than a hundred such international oral tales, all present in the literature of ancient Greece and Rome. Navy Sea Stories and Marine Corps Legends tells exciting stories of a sailor's and a Marine's life at sea. Tales of the South Pacific is a Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of sequentially related short stories by James A. Michener about the Pacific campaign in World War II. The stories are based on observations and anecdotes he collected while stationed as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy on the island of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides Islands (now known as Vanuatu).


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Sea Stories and Navy TalesSea Stories & Navy Tales is a collection of short stories about people; Navy people for the most part, but others too that took place in the 's and 80s. Mainly these are stories about events that took place while the writer was providing physical secu.

Tales from the High Seas Swapping stories is an age-old Navy tradition. But Sailors don’t have to be the only ones to hear them.

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ABOUT THE BOOK. These sea stories are not just for sailors. They touch on matters of concern to all who live and work in large, rule-bound organizations. These include leadership, morale, authority, loyalty, work, performance, discrimination, diversity, change, conflict, the division and coordination of labor, organizations and, of course, war-fighting.

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Persona.Gary Slaughter served in the U.S. Navy during a pivotal time in American history and shares a glimpse into his life in Sea Stories: Memoir of a Naval Officer ().

You can read his book over and over, discovering something new in his stories every time. This book is a true gem and one that has found a permanent home in my personal library/5(7).