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Waddling to War on LST 834:The Ventures and Adventures of a Skylarking Sailor in World War II Bob Shannon

Waddling to War on LST 834:The Ventures and Adventures of a Skylarking Sailor in World War II

Bob Shannon

Published October 28th 2005
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Kindle Edition
248 pages
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 About the Book 

Waddling to War is the story of a skylarking sailors two years in the Navy during World War 11. The focus is on the experiences aboard LST (Landing Ship Tank) 834 and its journey from Pittsburgh to the Invasion of Okinawa and on to China, a highlyMoreWaddling to War is the story of a skylarking sailors two years in the Navy during World War 11. The focus is on the experiences aboard LST (Landing Ship Tank) 834 and its journey from Pittsburgh to the Invasion of Okinawa and on to China, a highly circuitous trip fraught with a million problems. A seaman when he entered the Navy, a seaman when he was discharged from the Navy, Bob Shannon was, indeed, a sorry sailor. The story is funny, tragic, and revealing.