585 Raids and Counting: Memoir of an American Soldier in the by Alex Kunevicius

By Alex Kunevicius

After receiving his draft observe on March five, 1941, 21-year outdated Alex Kunevicius harbored goals of becoming a member of George Patton’s First Armored department. as an alternative, he was once put in a noncombat military Ordnance corporation and taught to fix guns, an project within which he firstly observed little glory. After Pearl Harbor, even though, he and his fellow technicians proved critical by means of retaining American weapons firing throughout the invasion of island after island within the South Pacific. during this memoir, Kunevicius recounts his stories as an ordnance guy, from the sea voyage to the Pacific Theater to years scuffling with warmth and ailment as his unit supplied serious upkeep for attacks on Guadalcanal, the Solomon Islands, and different pursuits whereas withstanding unending air raids and shelling. His memories provide a bright portrait of lifestyles in the back of the strains and show the large worth of help positions to the battle effort.

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