Teenage Warrior is primarily about the effect WWII had on qbaby brothersq who watched older brothers leave home to serve their country. Being left behind, feeling useless, and all the normal frustrations of early teens. Bill became a qteenage delinquentq before the term was coined. He wrangled his way into the Navy at 15 and soon had doubts that he could handle it. Remembering his Dad's words, qI'll help you get in but won't help you get out, q he served 32 months during the war. 26 months were spent at sea and 12 months were spent in combat zones. The WWII tales in this book vary from qseriousq to humorous. Bill survived the explosion of the Chicago Naval Ammunition Depot, hurricane Cobra, a surprise Japanese qBettyq bombing of B29's at Tinian, and a qpsycho wardq on Roi Namur Island. The book is full of surprises as Bill remembers some of the good times he had even in the face of battle. Bill became a WWII Veteran, same as his four older brothers.It was a new approach to an old problem. Charles ... In 2006, on December 12, it happened to me again, I lost a son, daughter-in-law, and a sweet granddaughter. ... Brother Joe loaned me his 1932 Chevy coupe for the trip. The car did not have air conditioning; so, I left home well before daylight. ... There was a truck downanbsp;...
|Title||:||Silver Threads and Golden Strands|
|Author||:||William Farmer Sr|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2011-04-01|