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Livermore, CA: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2008. Draft. Folder with visit agenda and some presentation material clipped in. Approximately 40 pages in a red, stiff card folder. This packet includes: Draft Agenda for a half day visit with partial attendees list. Copy of an e-mail that identifies who would attend the working lunch with Secretary Bodman, who would be on the NIF tour, who would attend the NIF Path Forward Briefing, and who would attend the Seismic Simulation Briefing. Then there is a one page sheet on The National Ignition Facility. An article from SciDac Review Fall 2008 on Computational Predictions of Earthquake Ground Motions and the Response of Major Structures (pages 42-53), The last item is a hard copy vugraph presentation entitled Applications of High Performance Seismic Simulations to Enhance Proliferation Detection by David McCallen, Program Director for Nonproliferation at the laboratory. This 18 page presentation was marked Official Use Only with is understood to no longer apply due to the passage of time and the information entering the public domain. This type of official visit material, especially in draft from, is extremely ephemeral and seldom survives past the completion of the planned event.
Washington DC: U. S, Department of Energy, Office of Science, 2010. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. 28 pages, plus covers. Illustrations (most with color). Minor edge curling. An early focus on Simulation-Based Engineering and Science (SBE&S). The report includes an Executive Summary and sections on Materials science and chemistry: Pathway to innovation; and Accelerating discovery and innovation in materials science and chemistry; and Foundational challenges in predictive materials science and chemistry; and Materials and chemistry by design: Creating an innovation ecosystem, and Benefits of predictive capability in science and engineering, and appendices of the agenda and a list of participants. The workshop concluded that the promise of an innovative 'ecosystem' required: Integration of synthesis, processing, characterization, theory, and simulation and modeling; Achieving/strengthening predictive capability in foundational challenge; Developing validated computational approaches that span vast differences in time and length scales; Experimental validation and quantification of uncertainty in simulation and modeling; Robust and sustainable computational infrastructure, including software and applications; and Efficient transfer and incorporation of simulation-based engineering and science in industry. Laid in the agenda and participants of a subsequent Simulations Summit, held October 13, 2010 in Washington, DC. There were over 70 attendees, including such luminaries as: Michael Anastasio, Steven Chu, Nicholas Donofrio, Paul Hommert, Steve Koonin, Dimitri Kusnezov, Thom Mason, George Miller,Ernest Moniz, and Victor Reis. This was a highly influential exploration of SBE&S.
Morrisville, NC: Ronald G. Goddard and Lulu Publishing Services, 2017. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. xv, , 407,  pages. Maps. Photographs. Minor cover wear noted. Signed with sentiment on fep. Postcard and business card promotional material laid in. Ronald G. Goddard grew up seeing Hollywood movies that showed American troops boarding ships and going off to World War II with bands playing and well-wishers swarming docks to give soldiers rousing sendoffs. But when his troop transport ship left San Diego Harbor for Vietnam in March 1967, there were no patriotic farewells. It would be a chilling wake-up call for Goddard and his fellow marines of Golf Company, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines. He shares an accurate account of their experiences in this autobiography. From being issued an M16 rifle that jammed to being baptized in a blaze of fire on the front lines, he reveals what he learned about fighting the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Regular Army troops in the rice paddies and jungles from DaNang to the DMZ. At nineteen years old, Goddard was a corporal leading squad sized patrols.
College Park, MD: American Institute of Physics, 2007. Reprint from Physics of Plasmas 14, published online 27 April 2007. Stapled at upper left corner. 056309-1 through 056309-7. Tables Figures. Footnotes. Experiments on the Z accelerator with deuterium gas-puff implosions have produced up to 3.7×1013 (±20%) neutrons at 2.34 MeV (±0.10 MeV). Although the mechanism for generating these neutrons was not definitively identified, this neutron output is 100 times more than previously observed from neutron-producing experiments at Z. Dopant gases in the deuterium (argon and chlorine) were used to study implosion characteristics and stagnated plasma conditions through x-ray yield measurements and spectroscopy. Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) calculations have suggested that the dopants improved the neutron output through better plasma compression, which has been studied in experiments increasing the dopant fraction. Scaling these experiments, and additional MHD calculations, suggest that approximately 5×1014 deuterium-deuterium (DD) neutrons could be generated at the 26-MA refurbished Z facility.
Washington DC: National Nuclear Security Administration, Office of Defense Programs, 2004. Presumed First thus. hard copy vugraphs, disbound, held by binder clip. 25 page hard copy vugraph briefing slides, held together by a binder clip. Illustrations (most with color). This briefing describes the program at the Nevada Test Site and the weapons laboratories. It addressed maintaining critical personnel, equipment and infrastructure. There was an emphasis on long-lead activities and activities needed to be conducted in parallel. Key elements included experimental programs, especially subcritical experiments which be definition had no nuclear yield and were not nuclear tests. Jerald S. Paul (born 1966 in Lancaster, Ohio) previously served as the Principal Deputy Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration at the U.S. Department of Energy. He was nominated by President George W. Bush and was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in July 2004. He oversaw all of this agency's nuclear nonproliferation programs with the principal responsibility of preventing the spread of nuclear materials, technology and expertise. In June 2006 Paul stepped down from this position to return to his law practice. Jerald Paul previously served as a Representative in the House of Representatives of the U.S. state of Florida. He attended the University of Florida, and received his Juris Doctorate from the Stetson University. Copies of these informational briefings for senior Senate Confirmed Presidential Appointees rarely survive the period the appointee remains in office.
Washington DC: TechSource Incorporated and LMI Government Consulting, 2008. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Spiral bound. 11 page hardcopy vugraph presentation, spiral bound, with clear plastic front cover. Option 2a' was to "Downsize in Place at LANL with EMCF". EMCF functions were described as: Bench-scale synthesis and formulation, Analytical chemistry and materials characterization, and Materials safety, sensitivity, compatibility, and performance testing, including small test-fires. These functions were presented as having direct application to Stockpile material acceptance and certification and Stockpile surveillance and recertification. Ink noes on pages 5, 8 and 9. Slide 7 presents a Qualitative Analysis of Mission Risk. Slight curl to front edge of briefing package. This type of pre-decisional analytical inputs rarely survive after the key decisions have been made.
Livermore, CA: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2005. Presumed First thus. Three Ring Binder. The binder includes Welcome Presentation to the JASON Review Committee by George Miller, NIF Associate Director, The National Ignition Facility: Ignition Program Overview by Edward Moses, NIF Ignition Physics Program by John Lindl, CEA target design for the LMJ by P. A. Holstein, NIF Laser Performance Status by Chris Haynam, Fabrication of NIF Ignition Targets, Production of NIF Ignition Targets by Abbas Nikroo, Status of Cryogenic Layering for NIF Ignition Targets, by J. D. Moody, The LASNEX and HYDRA ICF design codes (subset of unclassified viewgraphs) by Marty Marinak, Target Design and Implosions by Steve Haan, Los Alamos work toward the ignition point design by Doug Wilson, Experimental Plan Overview by Bruce Hammel, Fill Tubes by John Edwards, Shock Timing by David Meyerhofer, Hohlraum Energetics by Siegfried Glenzer, Present Understanding and Way Forward on Laser-Plasma Instability (LPI) Research: The LANL Perspective by Juan Fernandez, Progress Toward a Predictive Capability for Modeling Laser-Plasma Interactions by D. E. Hinkel, Hohlraum Symmetry by Otto Landen, 2w Physics by Larry Suter, NIF Cryogenic Target System (NCTS) by Jeff Williams and Target Diagnostics for Ignition by Brian MacGowan. Very few of these presentation to JASON study groups survive after the completion of the JASONs' review. This binder contains a plethora of substantive information in viewgraph form. 6 page listing of 51 Response to Recommendations dated 9/10/2008 inserted into pocket on the inside of the front of the binder.
Washington DC: National Nuclear Security Administration, 2011. Presumed First thus. Three Ring Binder. Includes sections on LANL (ICF), LLNL (ICF), SNL (ICF), LANL (ICF), LLNL (SC), NNSS (SC), and SNL (SC). Includes information on ICF, Ignition, Diagnostics, Facility Operations, Pulsed Power, Science Campaign, Primary Assessment Technologies, Dynamic Materials Properties, Advanced Radiography, Secondary Assessment Technologies, and Advanced Certification. Some of the cost breakdown is by: Chargebacks, Purchases, Travel, Labor, Equipment, Training, Subcontracts, Other Direct Costs, Material, Institutional costs, Service Center, and Overheads. This is a rare snapshot into the range of expenditures and the monthly progression of expenditures.
Washington DC: National Nuclear Security Administration, 2011. Presumed First thus. Three Ring Binder. Volume 3 ONLY. C. Deeney's copy. While stated as Volume 3, this appears to be a stand-alone item, documenting the Third Review Panel Meeting. The agenda covers June 2 and June 3, 2011. Among the topics and presentations (at tabs) are NIC Overview by E. Moses, NIC Technical Framework by J. Lindl, Ignition Tuning Experiments by N. Landen, Progress on Target Layering by J. Atherton, Implosion Experiments by J. Edwards, and ITF/ITFX Assessment by J. Lindl, and NIC FY11 Go-Forward Schedule by J. Atherton. The presentations are printed with four frames per page, with substantial use of color, Small Bio Book (20 pages) on the NNSA Ignition Panel in the front inside pocket. This booklet includes information on Trish Baisden, Mary Hockaday, Joe Kilkenny, Steve Loucks, Keith Matzen, Edward Moses, Jeff Atherton, John Edwards, Nino Landen, John Lindl, and Mordy Rosen. The National Ignition Facility (NIF), is a large laser-based inertial confinement fusion (ICF) research device, located at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California. NIF uses lasers to heat and compress a small amount of hydrogen fuel with the goal of inducing nuclear fusion reactions. NIF's mission is to achieve fusion ignition with high energy gain, and to support nuclear weapon maintenance and design by studying the behavior of matter under the conditions found within nuclear weapons. NIF is the largest and most energetic ICF device built to date, and the largest laser in the world.
Washington DC: National Nuclear Security Administration, Office of Defense Programs, 2006. Presumed First thus. Three Ring Binder. This binder has seven tabs, five with information. After a table of contents, the tabs are: Agenda, Attendee Listing, NA-11 Opening Comments, Draft QMU Business Operating Procedure (missing), Definition of Terms, QMU Site Differences (missing), and White Paper on "National Certification Methodology for the Nuclear Weapon Stockpile" . The White Paper is 8 pages, with color illustrations. The Table of Contents has the name Deeny [sic Deeney] written in the upper right corner. This is believe to have been the copy of a Dr. Christopher Deeny, then a senior executive in the office of Assistant Deputy Administrator for Research, Development and Simulation, NA-11. He later rose to the Assistant Deputy Administrator position. The agenda included assessments of QMU Methodologies at each lab, a W76 Nuclear example, a W80 example, QMU differences between sites, QMU Inconsistencies, and a Path Forward discussion. There are 30 attendees listed, from Sandia, Los Alamos, Livermore, Argonne, DOE Office of Science, and NNSA. The NA-11 Opening Comments is a nine vugraph presentation that addressed workshop purpose, goals, description, history, external interest, and (desired) outcome. The White Paper was authored by Bruce T. Goodwin, then of Livermore and Raymond Juzaitis, then of Los Alamos (later head of the LLC that operated the Nevada National Security Site. This is a rare surviving snapshot of the U.S. Weapons Program development and assessment of Quantification of Margins and Uncertainties in the context of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program absent underground testing.
Japan: c1994. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. 48 pages. Pictorial Work. Black and White (and a few color) photographs, and diagram. Cover crease. Captions/text in English and Japanese. Editor's Note: The publication of this photo-book has been made possible under the auspices of the "Committee for a New Convent of The Community of Nazareth". with the benevolent cooperation of the architect and the contractors. However, the Sisters of the Community themselves may not feel the actual necessity of a publication of this sort. As a matter of fact, the house of a religious community is often more significant in its existence for the church and the society than it is in being just a residence for the community members. In the same token, this publication is designed to enable those who are not inside the community to be visibly reminded of its religious spirit. Further, we believe it is worthwhile to record this architecural [sic] achievement which will certainly draw considerable public attention, particularly among those who have a genuine interest in architecture. It is the editor's modest hope that every reader of this book may be reminded of the spirit and soul of this newly completed "House of Prayer". The architect was Shozo Uchii. The contractor was Shibata Construction Company, Ltd. (Kojiro Watanabe, President). The Community of Nazareth (CN) is an Anglican religious order for women founded in 1936. It is under the jurisdiction of the Anglican Church in Japan and operates a daughter house on Okinawa. The community's chapel, residential compound and retreat center located in Mitaka, Tokyo, is a design by noted architect Sh z Uchii.
Northvale, New Jersey: Jason Aronson Inc., 1997. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. xii, 351,  pages. Footnotes. Includes Introduction, Notes on Contributors, and Index. Topics covered include Tikkun Olam; Tikkum Olam: Jewish Obligations to Non-Jewish Society; The Obligation of Jews to Seek Observance of Noahide Laws for Gentiles: A Theoretical Review; A Religious Context for Jewish Political Activity; Jews and Public Morality; Liberal Theory and Jewish Politics; A Comment on Tikkun Olam and Political Activity; A View of Tikkun Olam from Capitol Hill; Social Responsibilities of the Jewish Individual; Aspects of the Ideology of Capitalism and Judaism; and Health Care and Tikkun Olam. This is one of The Orthodox Forum Series, A Project of the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, An Affiliate of Yeshiva University. Professor David Shatz is the Ronald P. Stanton University Professor of Philosophy, Ethics, and Religious Thought, editor of The Torah u-Madda Journal, and editor of the MeOtzar HoRav series, devoted to publishing manuscripts of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. After graduating as valedictorian of Yeshiva College, Professor Shatz was ordained at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and earned his Ph.D. with distinction in general philosophy from Columbia University. He has edited, co-edited, or authored 16 books and over 90 articles and reviews on general and Jewish philosophy. His work in general philosophy focuses on the theory of knowledge, free will, ethics, and the philosophy of religion, while his work in Jewish philosophy focuses on Jewish ethics, Maimonides, Judaism and science, and twentieth century rabbinic figures.
Woodstock, Vermont: Jewish Lights Publishing, 2001. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. xii, 338, [18--includind some advertisements] pages. Includes Acknowledgments, About the Contributors, Preface, and Introduction: Renew the Old, Sanctify the New. Chapters include Everyday Life, Parents and Children, Relationships, Special Moments, Healing, Life and Death, Learning, Leadership and Communal Life, Israel, Tzedakah (Charity), and Holy Days. Also includes How to Use this Book, and Questions You May Have. Irwin Kula (born November 29, 1957) is an American rabbi and author, currently serving as the president of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL). In 2008, he was listed as 7th in Newsweek’s “50 most influential rabbis” list. Kula received his B.A. in Philosophy from Columbia University, B.H.L. from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTSA), and M.A. in Rabbinics and Rabbinic Ordination from the JTSA. Kula is the author of Yearnings: Embracing the Sacred Messiness of Life and a co-editor of The Book of Jewish Sacred Practices: CLAL’s Guide to Everyday & Holiday Rituals and Blessings. Vanessa L. Ochs (born November 2, 1953) is an American scholar of religion at the University of Virginia, an ordained rabbi and an important figure in the fields of Jewish feminism and Jewish ritual. She is a member of the Jewish Studies Program at the University, where she teaches courses in Judaism, the anthropology of religion, and spiritual writing. Ochs' writing was recognized by a Creative Writing Fellowship through the National Endowment for the Arts and she is the winner of a National Jewish Book Award in the category Contemporary Jewish Life.
Kendel, Cumbria: World Ship Society, 1982. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Pamphlet. 72 pages. Illustrations. Small ink mark on rear cover. Includes Foreword, Notes, Acknowledgments and Sources, Index of Ships, and General Index. Topics covered include The Royal Navy and the Irish Free State; Termination of the Treaty Ports; Maritime Eire; The Naval Service; and Ship List (Patrol Vessels, Training Schooner, Mine Planter, Motor Torpedo Boats, Corvettes, Coastal Minesweepers, Training and Supply Ship, Offshore Patrol Vessels, and New Construction OPV. Appendix A is the Department of Defence Fleet. Appendix B are Flags of the Irish Naval Service. Appendix C is Uniform/Rank Structure/Insignia. The principal aim of this work is to cover the development of the Irish Naval service and to detail its ships. However, in doing so it has been necessary to describe in some depth the political and military background of the pre-Naval Service days.
New York, N.Y. Schocken Books, 1975. First Schocken Edition [stated]. Presumed first printing thus. Hardcover. xi, , 209,  pages. Some soiling and small chips to dust jacket. Frontis illustrations. Footnotes. Includes two page map of the Warsaw Ghetto; Translator's Acknowledgments; and Preface. Documents, Postscript. Sources. Bibliography. Index. Part 1 contains The History of the Uprising. Except for isolated sabotage, individual acts of resistance, and the Jewish underground-initiaed assassination attempt on Josep Szerinski, Ghetto police commandant, by Israel Kanal, there was no mass resistance during the period of deportation. activists' two-year dream of armed uprising was destined to be fulfilled only after the Jewish population had been reduced to a tenth its original size, and as the remnant stood facing its own grave. At the beginning of 1943, the Ghetto was no longer a unit. Part 2 contains Documents of the Uprising, including the first appeal of the Anti-Fascist Bloc, Jewish Resistance Action Prior to the First Liquidation, Secret Conference on Recruiting Partisans in the Ghetto, and Notification to London re Danger of Liquidating the Warsaw Ghetto. In 1946, the eminent historian Ber Mark, a founder of the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, began his research for this comprehensive history of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. He interviewed many of the Jews who had hidden in the ruins of the ghetto until 1944, and pored over the hastily written notes of the fighters themselves, in order to compile the most detailed, exhaustive account of that last stand that we have to date.
New York, N.Y. Harper & Row, Publishers, 1962. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. , 257,  pages. DJ has wear, soiling, tears and chips. Illustrated endpaper. Inscribed and signed by the author, facing the title page. Inscription reads: For Mrs. O'Donnell with every blessing. Ernest Gordon, Princeton, June 6, 1972. Chapters include The Death House; Soldiers at Sea; Our Hosts; The Valley of Death; Miracle by the River Kwai; For Thou Art with Me; Church Without Walls; Christmas day, 1943; On from Chungkai; The last Trek; Through the Valley; ...and After. Also includes Acknowledgments. There is a 24-page Black and White Picture Section between pages 119 and 134. This is the story of a great spiritual adventure told for the first time by one who experienced the horrors of the Japanese prisoner-of-war camp by the River Kwai and survived. Ernest Gordon was a skeptic who, in the hour of decision, when reason alone had failed, found his life's answer in the Christian faith. He was called to the ministry in the "Church Without Walls" in the death camp by the River Kwai. Ernest Gordon (31 May 1916 – 16 January 2002) was the former Presbyterian dean of the chapel at Princeton University. As an officer in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Gordon spent three years in a Japanese prisoner of war (POW) camp during the Second World War. He chronicled his experiences on the Death Railway in his book Through the Valley of the Kwai. The book served as an inspiration to the film To End All Wars, where he was portrayed by actor Ciarán McMenamin.
Austin, Texas: Sunridge Publishing Co., 2005. Fifteenth Printing [stated]. Hardcover. , 287,  pages. Map. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Inscription reads: For John Sampson, Best Wishes, John R. Knaggs, San Antonio, Texas. Includes Foreword by T. R. Fehrenbach; Preface; Part 1: To The Alamo; Part 2: On The Lost Plain; Part III: A Time to Temporize; and Part IV: The Raven vs. The Eagle. Also includes an Epilogue, as well as Acknowledgments. Also includes a full page, black and white map of a portion of Texas and northern Mexico which contains the major points of reference for the political and military action described in this book. John R. Knaggs, born in 1934, was the author of three books: Kingmakers: A Novel of Political Ambition and Corruption, Two-Party Texas: The John Tower Era, 1961-1984, and The Bugles Are Silent: A Novel of the Texas Revolution From the Alamo to San Jacinto. He graduated with a BJ degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1961. While a student at UT, he had served as Sports Editor for the campus newspaper the Daily Texan. Knaggs has also served as a Capitol correspondent for UPI and written a weekly political column for the Austin American-Statesman. John R. Knaggs was district director for Senator John Tower as well as his political consultant during his campaigns.
Leesburg, Virginia: Gauley Mount Press, 1993. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 400 pages. Endpaper map. Bibliography. Index. Signed by the author on the title page. Includes Introduction, Bibliography, and Index. Chapters cover The Silent Rider; Setting the Stage For Tragedy; The Kanawha Valley Campaigns, Fort Donelson, An Angry Man, The Tough Tear--1864, Defending Lynchburg, Raid on Washington, Chambersburg Raid, Moorefield, The Last Months, Toward Appomattox and the End, and Flight. Also contains a photograph of John McCausland on page ii, as well as several black and white maps in the text. David L. Phillips, an expert in human rights, humanitarian action, conflict prevention, and diplomacy, has international expertise in regions such as the Middle East and the Balkans. Phillips is also the author of several books on the U.S. Civil War and on international diplomacy. In his 2005 book, Losing Iraq: Inside the Postwar Reconstruction Fiasco, Phillips draws from his experience as U.S. Department of State senior policy advisor to President George W. Bush to describe the U.S. involvement in the Iraq War, which began with the invasion of that country in 2003. This is a biography of John McCausland from western Virginia, teaching assistant in math and artillery tactics under Stonewall Jackson at VMI - He had a bounty on his head long after the war was ended.
London, England: Hamish Hamilton, 1968. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xii, , 240,  pages. Illustrations. Bibliography. Index. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. Prologue, The Road by Pultava, The Road by Smolensk, and The Road by Stalingrad. Also includes an Epilogue as well as two endpaper maps, and 17 black and white drawings. There have been three major invasions launched against Russia in the last two and a half centuries. Each one started in an atmosphere of optimism and imminent success, each one ended in total, disastrous failure. Charles XIII of Sweden, Napoleon, and Hitler were all convinced in advance of victory, but all three lost. The invading forces were ultimately defeated not by the superior weight of Russian arms, but by a unique mixture of the immense marching distances, the problems of supply, the murderous Russian winter, the vast reserves of sheer manpower available to the Russian commanders which offset their weakness in weapons, and the indomitable will of the ordinary country people when forced to defend their homes.
New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc., 1961. Reprint Edition. Hardcover. 252, appendix, bibliography, DJ soiled, DJ edges worn and small tears/chips. The original edition was published in 1940; this edition contains a new foreword by Henry R. Luce. John F. Kennedy originally wrote this book as his senior thesis at Harvard. He explores the short-term weaknesses of a democratic and capitalistic system, facing a totalitarian power, under the requirements of modern warfare.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, c1997. First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm, 364 pages. Includes Prologue, 21 black and white illustrations, sources, and bibliography. This copy was signed and inscribed by the author, Pete Early. The insription reads: To Anya Guilsher, With my best wishes, Pete Earley. Four other names are written on the page facing the title page.
Mason, IL: Ronald G. Goddard and Lulu Publishing Services, 2017. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xv, , 407,  pages. Maps. Photographs. Post card and business card promotional material laid in. Minor DJ wear noted. Ronald G. Goddard grew up seeing Hollywood movies that showed American troops boarding ships and going off to World War II with bands playing and well-wishers swarming docks to give soldiers rousing sendoffs. But when his troop transport ship left San Diego Harbor for Vietnam in March 1967, there were no patriotic farewells. It would be a chilling wake-up call for Goddard and his fellow marines of Golf Company, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines. He shares an accurate account of their experiences in this autobiography. From being issued an M16 rifle that jammed to being baptized in a blaze of fire on the front lines, he reveals what he learned about fighting the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Regular Army troops in the rice paddies and jungles from DaNang to the DMZ. At nineteen years old, Goddard was a corporal leading squad sized patrols.
Kinston, NC: U.S. Veteran News and Report, 1991. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. 24 cm. x, , 344 pages Wraps. Map. Notes. Index. Slight wear to covers. Nigel Cawthorne (born 27 March 1951 in Wolverhampton) is a British freelance writer of fiction and non-fiction, and an editor. According to Cawthorne's website, he has written more than 150 books on a wide range of subjects. He also contributed to The Guardian, the Daily Mirror, the Daily Mail, and the New-York Tribune. He has appeared on television and BBC Radio 4's Today programme. He has also published under the pen names of Gordon Bowers, Al Cimino, Alexander Macdonald, Karl and Opal Streisand (and those works were truly 'gems'). This is claimed to be the first published investigation into whether US prisoners of war were left behind in Southeast Asia after the Vietnam war.