A compilation of real stories told by more than 90 former officers and sailors who served aboard the USS Johnston DD-821. The stories are in each sailor's or officer's own words. It includes stories from commissioning to decommissioning plus WWII, Korean War, Vietnam, and the cold war. A must-hear for any former destroyer sailor or officer, or anyone simply interested in US naval history.
"Great Read For Any Navy Vet"
This audiobook is a continuation of the stories presented in The Real Story of the USS Johnston DD-821, which was the first book. It contains nearly 50 stories as told by officers and sailors that served aboard the Johnston. Each story is told with their own words. It also contains a listing of all ports visited by the Jolly J, including information for each port.
A small boy is left sitting on a park bench in St. Augustine, Florida, by his father. Before the father walks off, he pins a note to the boy's shirt and tells him he will be back soon. He never returns. A homeless street artist takes the boy in and teaches him the tools necessary to live on the street - how to stay dry on rainy nights and warm on cold ones and how to find or earn enough money to get by. Gradually the boy learns to paint and eventually becomes better than his teacher.
Written by industry expert George A. Sites, this is an easy-to-understand introduction to SCR power controls. It is ideally designed to meet the needs of the new engineer and/or sales/engineers who desire to know more about SCRs. It is the only book of its kind on the market today.
The purpose of this audiobook is to introduce the reader to many of the applications of the plasma arc. The applications are almost endless and it is one of the emerging technologies of tomorrow.