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Free Codes for New Audibook on Submarine Service During WW II

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  1. billbird2111

    billbird2111 New Member

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    Hello! My name is Bill. I am the son of a World War II Veteran, born in the last year of the Baby Boomer Generation in the United States (1963).

    My father was an American citizen who served with the Canadian Sixth Army, Essex Scottish Regiment, which was sent to England to guard the beaches against German invasion following the collapse of the British Expeditionary Force in France and its evacuation from Dunkirk. He would be captured during Operation Jubilee, better known as the Raid at Dieppe, France, in August of 1942. He somehow managed to survive the war in a series of POW Camps before he was finally liberated following The Long March near Hamburg, Germany in April, 1945. He passed when I was very young. My brother and I were not old enough to hear about his experiences, and most veterans were not ready to open up about it in 1972.

    I'm here because I am an audiobook narrator and producer and just wrapped up my latest project, a tribute to my father. It's called Silent Warriors: Submarine Warfare in the Pacific. The link will take you to the Audible Page, where a Retail Audio Clip is hosted. I've also uploaded the Narrator's Introduction to my YouTube Page. The Narrator's Introduction also includes several photos of my father, including one incredible shot that my brother and sister discovered by complete accident just last summer during a visit to England. Other photos and war mementos came out of a box of things we received following the death of his third wife, including a numer of postcards sent from various POW Camps, adorned with a stamp of the German Swasticka.

    If you are a fan of audiobooks, or perhaps you've felt like joining that particular club, I come armed with codes for a free book. The author of this book, Gene Masters, is a U.S. Navy veteran who served on a number of submarines. This includes the USS Angler, which served on six patrols during the war. His service gave him access to multiple WW II sub veterans during countless reunions through the decades, and it's clear that some of those stories he heard have made it into the book. In other words, it's just too incredible to be made up.

    If you would like a code for a free book, and the link where it can be redeemed, please message me privately or send me an email at billbird2111@yahoo.com. Moderators, do not worry. Every spam artist in the world discovered this email address a decade ago.

    Photo below is that, we believe, of my father during his capture on the beaches of Dieppe, France. He never made it off the beach. We were told that he and several other survivors took refuge behind a tank that had been destroyed at the water's edge. I would not realize the extent of his bravery or sacrifice until decades after he had passed. Thus the reason for this audiobook effort. It's my very small way of paying tribute to him.

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  2. lwd

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    You might want to mention it on this forum:
    WWII Books & Publications
    A well written review of the book there will be well appreciated.
    and it might apply to this one as well:
    Quill and Ink
    I'll put the question to the mods as it's specifically for work by people who post here:

    Welcome aboard by the way.
     
  3. billbird2111

    billbird2111 New Member

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    Thank you. I will do just that.
     

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