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HISTORIC MILITARY DIARIES, LETTERS & DOCUMENTS

“No possession can surpass or even equal a well-kept diary. Memory once interrupted is not to be recalled, but a written record is a fixed luminary, a faithful repository, which everlastingly preserves events in their proper stations. Here are stored riches which increase by being consumed and pleasures which never cloy. Something for ornament, much for curiosity and more for use—an honorable part of a man’s history.”—Soldiers-Sailors Diary and English-French Dictionary, published by World Syndicate Co., Inc., 110 W. 40th St., New York City, 1917.

 

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UNITED STATES NAVY QUARTERMASTER USES RECORD BOOK AS DIARY TO DESCRIBE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR SERVICE OF USS EAGLE

 

 

 

CONSTANT FEAR OF GERMAN TORPEDOES stressed by World War I American sailor in this ink-written diary kept by George R. Toothill (?) during the Great War. 

EXCEPTIONAL WORLD WAR II PACIFIC THEATRE COMBAT-FILLED DIARY KEPT BY COMMANDING OFFICER OF U.S. NAVY LST-397 accompanied by original “ASSAULT WAVE MANUVER DIAGRAM FROM LST’S dated July 2, 1944.

RIBALD STORIES FILL WORLD WAR II U.S. NAVY SAILOR’S diary-style book