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Floridians, U.S. Coast Guard, World War I.

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Published by Florida Dept. of Military Affairs in State Arsenal, St. Augustine, Fla .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesFloridians, United States Coast Guard, World War I.
SeriesSpecial archives publication ;, no. 46
ContributionsFlorida. Dept. of Military Affairs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/08499 (U)
The Physical Object
Pagination15, [118] p. ;
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2153493M
LC Control Number88623410

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World War II; Florida Remembers World War II; Floridians in Military Service: Coast Guard; Floridians in Military Service: Coast Guard The United States Coast Guard, which had been transferred to the command of the U.S.

Navy inwas called upon to provide security for Florida's 1, mile long coastline. Inthe Coast Guard Auxiliary. Foreword by Adm. James M. Loy, USCG Commandant, The U.S. Coast Guard suffered the highest percentage of losses of any American armed force in World War I, yet until now the extent of the Coast Guard's involvement in that war remains little known to the public/5(4).

"provides a thorough, comprehensive account of the Coast Guard's wartime service"--Seapower; "extensively researched and well-written history"--Baird Maritime; "Ostrom gives us most enlightening lessons on the 'Guardian of the Heartland' that had previously been adequately recognized in U.S.

combat history World War II and Coast Guard history buffs alike will be pleased with Thomas /5(5). During World War II, someGerman and Italian captives were sent to prisoner-of-war camps in the United States.

Overall, ab German prisoners spent time in Florida, and it became a relatively common sight for Floridians to see POWs working on farms or in logging camps. This book thus supplements, and does not replace, those two standard authoritative works on the World War II Coast Guard, Guardians of the Sea and The Coast Guard in World War II.

The book under review is designed to provide the casual reader with a wealth of details about the Coast Guard during World War II. Just a few months later in August, the war could really be felt in Northeast Florida. Right around this time the U.S.

Coast Guard took over several hotels in St. Augustine. Everything you ever wanted to know about the United States Coast Guard - those courageous warriors often underappreciated, underfunded, and misunderstood - is more or less in this insightful book.

Many aspects and responsibilities of the U.S.C.G are broadly known: search "There's a fine line between a Distinguished Flying Cross [medal] and a /5. Eunice Angelone was born in England and met her husband, an American soldier, during World War II. She came over to the United States on a boat when she was 19 and raised a family in Lawrence.

Depends on the war. In the "War on Drugs," the USCG mostly does drug interdiction patrols, catching smugglers and stopping contraband before it reaches the US.

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Life-Saving Service Heritage Association, U.S. Navy Memorial, Foundation for Coast Guard History, and Naval Historical Foundation. Table of Contents - [table striped="true" responsive="true"] Type of Vessel/Station Box #s Named Vessels 1 - Numbered Vessels - Air Stations - Assistant Captains of the Port - Barracks - Beach Patrol (Headquarters) Stations - Beach Patrol Substations Captains of the Port - Coastal Lookout Stations - Direction Finder.

Books shelved as coast-guard: The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue by Michael J. Tougias, Rescue Warriors: T. The war also changed the appearance of Florida cities with a surge in urban population.

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military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission with jurisdiction in both domestic and Role: Defense operations, maritime law.

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It was sunk with the highest American naval combat casualty loss in Commissioned: 19 August Guard District activities. By the end ofthe Coast Guard Reserve numbered 3, members who owned 2, boats, organized in flotillas. As the prospects for U.S. involvement in World War II heightened, officials also saw the need for a military, as well File Size: KB.

- The U.S. Coast Guard, The military branch of service that mainly was used to protect our shores. The Coast Guard Seabees were used overseas to clear air fields, knock down excessive jungle to set free killzones, & as engineers built floating bridges allowing our other services to move forward in battle.

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