By Charles S. McCandless
This is the non-public memoir of Charles S. McCandless, who graduated from Stanford and shortly after joined the the military. He was once stationed at Pearl Harbor, while at the morning of Dec. 7, 1941 he was once rendered subconscious as a bomb exploded just a couple of toes clear of him and his shipmate. He by no means observed his good friend back. quickly, he was once again on responsibility, piloting a dive bomber in the course of the conflict of halfway, which he crashed at Guadalcanal. now not in a position to fly, he served as a Seabee on numerous islands within the Pacific, was once a frogman at Iwo Jima, and struggled to get out of the Philippines after the japanese surrendered in 1945. After the battle he grew to become an enormous developer of R&D place of work constructions in California's Silicon Valley.
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A Flash of Green: Memories of WWII by Charles S. McCandless