In Memory of Leland W. Russell, Jan 27, 1898-Mar 23, 1978 The U.S. Navy World War 1

By: Russell, Leland

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A personal account written by the author from his diary and memory. He served i the U.S. Navy in World War 1 aboard the Von Steuben a troop carrier that carried servicemen to the war in Europe. After 20 months on the Von Steuben he was transferred to the Nansemond which had formerly been the Pennsylvania a liner from the Hamburg American fleet. It too served as a troop transport bring back servicemen from World War ! His last deployment was aboard a U.S. Destroyer the USS Gridley. After his discharge in 1920 the author moved to Florida and worked for Strawberry farmers Mr. E.R. Ratliff and Mr. J.B. Sellers in Bowling Green where he met and married the "farmers daughter" Elizabeth Sellers. This booklet is enclosed in an archival sleeve for protection. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 28 pages

Book Title: In Memory of Leland W. Russell, Jan 27, 1898-Mar 23, 1978 The U.S. Navy World War 1

Author Name: Russell, Leland

Categories: Military,

Edition: First Edition; First Impression

Publisher: Bowling Green, Florida, Author: c1970

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID or SKU: 61442

Keywords: World War I Navy The Von Steuben USS Nansemond USS Gridley History Americana,