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MOTHER WAS A GUNNER'S MATE World War II in the Waves by  Josette D Wingo - Paperback - First Edition - 2000 - from Ravenswood Books and

MOTHER WAS A GUNNER'S MATE World War II in the Waves

by Wingo, Josette D

Condition: Very Good+

Bluejacket/Naval Institute. Very Good+. 2000. First Edition. Softcover. 1557509247. . Excellent condition, ex-library with sturdy laminated cover, usual lib markings, only light wear overall, light soiling outer edge of pages, interior clean & tight, interior pages clean. B/w illus. From Booklist: "In 1944, Wingo left her working-class Irish Catholic family in Detroit to join the Waves. Her 18 months of service didn't quite show her the world, but it showed her a great deal beyond her childhood home and faith, taught her about her fellow humans, and saw her assigned to one of the elite Wave units, which trained naval Armed Guard antiaircraft gunners on the West Coast...." (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .


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