Letters from a Sailor: America at War 1917-1918
By: Daniel E. Lee (author)Hardback
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Letters from a Sailor, based on 85 letters written by Conrad Lyman Ostroot, a sailor in the U.S. Navy during World War I, paints a vivid portrait of wartime America in 1917 and1918. The letters recount Conrad's experiences from boot camp at the U.S. Naval Training Station to the day he ships out on aboard the HMT Caronia to "have a chance at Fritz".
Daniel E. Lee is professor of ethics and director of the Center for the Study of Ethics at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois and guest professor in the College of Philosophy, Shanghai Normal University in Shanghai, China.
1 Preface 2 Prologue 3 1. Goat Island 4 2. Across the Continent by Rail 5 3. Harvard 6 4. New London 7 5. Fishers Island 8 6. Waiting to Ship Out 9 7. Shipping Out! 10 Epilogue 11 Index 12 About the Author
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