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Gerald Meehl -- "One Marine's War"

Gerald Meehl will speak about and sign his new book, One Marine's War, on Tuesday, July 24th at 7:30pm.About the book:An unusual account of an American in the Pacific during World War II, One Marine’s War describes the experiences of a Marine language officer who was decorated for saving enemy lives. Local author Gerald Meehl recounts how Robert Sheeks overcame his hatred of the Japanese, formed after seeing their brutal treatment of Chinese civilians. Meehl traces Sheeks’ quest to prevent the needless deaths of Japanese soldiers and civilians while serving as a combat interpreter during the fighting on the islands of Saipan and Tinian.Robert Sheeks will be the Special Guest at this Event!Vouchers to attend are $5 and get you $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase on the day of the event. Vouchers can be purchased in advance, over the phone, or at the door.

Event date: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1107 Pearl St
80302 Boulder
One Marine's War: A Combat Interpreter's Quest for Humanity in the Pacific Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612510927
Availability: If not in stock, we can Special Order from the publisher
Published: US Naval Institute Press - May 15th, 2012

Pacific Legacy: Image and Memory from World War II in the Pacific Cover Image
ISBN: 9780789207616
Availability: If not in stock, we can Special Order from the publisher
Published: Abbeville Press - April 26th, 2002

Fast Boats and Fast Times: Memories of a PT Boat Skipper in the South Pacific Cover Image
ISBN: 9781438900179
Availability: NOT on our shelves - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Authorhouse - July 30th, 2008