By Ronald Wheatley
A Time for War positive aspects in-depth interviews with sixty five veterans who've served in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, in addition to tales of veterans from the innovative, Civil and chilly Wars. The veterans interviewed are both citizens (or former citizens) of Scituate, MA, a small seacoast city situated halfway among Boston and Plymouth, or in a truly few instances have a connection to Scituate in the course of the writer. Interviews diversity from enlisted males and officials, together with Paul R. Brown, a WWII B-17 bombardier and POW; Rick English, a naval flight officer in the course of Operation desolate tract Storm; Frank Moody, a communications officer aboard a nuclear-powered submarine through the chilly conflict; and 4 celebrity common George Casey.
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