I Heard My Country Calling

I Heard My Country Calling

A Memoir

Book - 2014
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The decorated former Secretary of the Navy reflects on his military family's post-World War II experiences, discussing such topics as his accomplished pilot father's frequent deployments, his four years at Annapolis, and his service in the Vietnam War.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781476741123
1476741123
Branch Call Number: B W382
Characteristics: vii, 388 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm

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SEBoiko
Oct 22, 2014

Sir, time, tide, and formation wait for no man.

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SEBoiko
Oct 22, 2014

In our youth we seldom worry about the wages that we might someday be required to pay for acts that at the time seem oddly normal.

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SEBoiko
Oct 22, 2014

In our youth we seldom worry about the wages that we might someday be required to pay for acts that at the time seem oddly normal.

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SEBoiko
Oct 22, 2014

... the South was, and always had been, not simply white against black but a three-tiered system.

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Oct 22, 2014

The uncomfortable reality was that in terms of guaranteeing international stability, no other country was capable of carrying out the responsibility that had now fallen onto America's shoulders.

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Oct 22, 2014

Courage in the face of those above you and loyalty to those below you ...

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stan_jetton
Nov 03, 2015

I have been an admirer of Webb since i read his first novel- __fields of fire. He has led an extraordinary life , and I'm thankful for his talent as a writer. His leadership abilities precluded a long tenure in the Senate , where the less gifted prefer to squabble instead of lead or govern.

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