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The Tagebuch of Ernst Silge, USN

By: Frank H. Pierce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1996

Seller ID: P0489

ISBN: 0078840489X

Condition: 264 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1996, 5.5x8.5, paper, append., 264 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This book is pure 19-century adventure, from young Ernst Silge's years as a U.S. Navy sailor boy on the fabled China Station in the last days of the great sailing ships to his life as a Colorado homesteader, and finally as a gold miner in the American Rockies. Taken directly from the diaries of a young German immigrant lad with a yearning to travel, a propensity to write, and powers of observation that a seasoned journalist would have admired. 264 pages, 5.5x8.5, 199... View more info

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A Boy's Eye View of World War II and Other Reminiscences of Maryland's Eastern Shore

By: Frank H. Pierce

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1998)

Seller ID: P0886

ISBN: 0788408860

Condition: 140 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1998), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, 140 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


A warm but extremely accurate account of "home front" life in a small town on Maryland's Eastern Shore during the War. Written as a first-person account through the eyes of a boy with an exceptional memory and a curiosity for detail, this account is invaluable for the historian and any others with an interest in how things actually were at the time—how gasoline and food rationing worked, what it was like to have a garrison of American Infantry suddenly thr... View more info