The Crescent Odyssey

The Crescent Odyssey

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When Rudolph Halouk Daus was born in 1933 in Paris, France, to an Ottomon princess and an American Beaux Arts educated entrepreneur with Jewish Rabbinical and French Catholic roots, no one had any idea that in just seven years, the German Army would invade France and uproot his family, sending all of them to fulfill new destinies. Daus shares a fascinating story of his diverse background, his ancestors, and his personal odyssey as he progressed from extraordinary beginnings to a miraculous escape from Nazi-occupied France and finally to an incredible naval career capped with command of two warships. As he details his singular progress across continents, Daus provides an unforgettable glimpse into a circuitous and star-crossed life as he experienced adventures, challenges, and heartbreaking trials as an American Naval Officer and was eventually led into a second career as a law firm manager and a third career as an entrepreneur whose ventures steered him from America to Turkey, Japan, and the Wild East of Central Asia. The Crescent Odyssey shares the fascinating story of a man for all seasons and his unique journey from his Turkey Ottoman soldiera€™s roots to his escapades as an American warship captain and entrepreneur. a€œThe Crescent Odyssey is a superb read and tells the story of the life and diverse background of an American Naval Officer, his shipmates, his family, his ancestors and his life at sea during the Cold War ... easy to understand for either the experienced sailor or one accustomed to life ashore ...a€ a€” Admiral Frank Kelso, United States Navy (Retired), 44th Chief of Naval OperationsIn Ankara on one occasion, the Entrepreneur was helping the Turkish Air Force procure F4 maintenance partsfor their aging fighterfleet. These parts ... a little better. KuruAsesme, August 2005 When the Entrepreneur returned from Cancun after.

Title:The Crescent Odyssey
Author:Rudolph Halouk Daus
Publisher:iUniverse - 2014-09-15


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