Title: A Record of the Deeds Actions and Experiences of the Fifty Fourth United States Naval Construction Battalion in North Africa
Author: H. [Howard] E. Phillips (editor)
Description: No stated publication date (circa 1944). Clean and unmarked. A very nice copy. 132 pages. 12.75 x 9.75 inches.
An account of the 54th Naval Construction Battalion (Seabees) in North Africa during the period November 1942 to December 1943. Features written descriptions and photographs documenting their work in Algeria and Tunisia (Arzew, Beni Saf, Mostaganem, Port aux Poules, Nemours [Ghazaouet], Tenes, Bizerte, La Goulette, Tunis).
Illustrated with beautifully executed full-page color paintings by battalion member Harry Donald ''Don'' Gochnour (1910-1975), a resident of Yakima County, Washington. [7 chapter-title pages and the endpapers].
Includes group photos of each of the companies of the battalion, accompanied personnel roster. Contents: Foreword (Commander W. L. Rinehart); Battalion Personnel; Battalion History; Battalion Work; Introducing Joe Seabee; What I Saw in Africa; Recreation and Sports; In Memoriam; Battalion Muster.
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None
Keywords: Harry Donald Gochnour, Don Gochnour, Seabees, 54th, World War II, WWII, Algeria, Tunisia, North Africa, Naval Construction Battalion, 1942, 1943,
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