A Soldier Gone to Sea: Memoir of a Royal Marine in Both by Charles Frederic Jerram,Donald F. Bittner

By Charles Frederic Jerram,Donald F. Bittner

during this memoir spanning 9 a long time, Lieutenant Colonel C.F. Jerram (1882–1969) of the Royal Marines recounts his lifestyles and army carrier via either global wars. Jerram describes in candid element his past due 19th-century formative years in Devon and Cornwall, the overdue Victorian and Edwardian Royal army, the Royal Navy’s a ways East Station, a standard Corps of Marines, the Gallipoli crusade, the area struggle I Western entrance and the interwar and global battle II years. His event and perception express basic classes: “Know thy career and take care of these for whom you're responsible.” An essay via the editor, in response to different assets, offers a broader point of view on Jerram, whose method of specialist army provider remains to be pertinent today.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Soldier Gone to Sea: Memoir of a Royal Marine in Both World Wars PDF

Best biographies of world war ii books

Running Wire at the Front Lines: Memoir of a Radio and Telephone Man in World War II

This compelling memoir tracks the conflict reports of a radio wireman within the eleventh Infantry Regiment of the 5th Infantry department. Born in Brooklyn and having left university within the 6th grade to paintings, the writer enlisted on the age of 17. The e-book explores his time in strive against, whilst he laid down twine for radio communications, frequently alongside front strains and through battles, consistently alert for German troops.

Churchill: A Brief Life (Pimlico)

This astute biography brilliantly captures, in a single quantity, the total diversity of Winston Churchill's magnificent profession. might be the best political determine of recent occasions, Churchill's success prolonged well past his emblematic position within the moment international battle. Piers Brendon brings nice wit and dozens of stinky anecdotes to this penetrating account, illuminating the 'monstrous compound' of braveness and egotism, rudeness and humour, brutality and compassion that was once Winston Churchill.

Behind the Barbed Wire: Memoir of a World War II U.S. Marine Captured in North China in 1941 and Imprisoned by the Japanese Until 1945

On December eight, 1941, eastern troops methodically took over the U. S. Marine defend posts at Peiping and Tientsin, inflicting either to give up. Imprisoned first at Woosung after which at Kiangwan in China, the boys have been compelled to laboriously build a reproduction of Mount Fujiyama. It quickly turned obvious that their mountain used to be for use as a rifle variety.

The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home

The intense, real-life event of 3 brothers on the heart of the main dramatic turning issues of worldwide conflict II and their mad race to alter history—and keep one among their very own. they're 3 brothers, all army males, who prove coincidentally and terribly on the epicenter of 3 of the war’s most important moments.

Extra resources for A Soldier Gone to Sea: Memoir of a Royal Marine in Both World Wars

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 34 votes