All the Gallant Men Pdf

All the Gallant Men

Number of page: 320
Author: Donald Stratton, Ken Gire
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062645371
Category: Biography & Autobiography

THE FIRST MEMOIR BY A USS ARIZONA SURVIVOR: Donald Stratton, one of the battleship’s five living heroes, delivers a

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About The Author

Born in 1922, Donald Stratton grew up in Red Cloud, Nebraska. Upon graduating high school in 1940, he enlisted in the United States Navy, and reported for duty on the battleship USS Arizona. After more than a year of recuperation following the Pearl Harbor attacks, Stratton reenlisted in the Navy and was commissioned to the destroyer USS Stack. From 1944-45, he served in the Pacific at the naval campaigns for New Guinea, the Philippines, and Okinawa. He has been married to his wife, Velma, for sixty-six years. They live in Colorado Springs.

Ken Gire is the bestselling author of more than twenty books, including Windows of the Soul. He is a graduate of Texas Christian University and Dallas Theological Seminary.


  • Kaylee FarmerKaylee Farmer
    great first hand account, quick and easy read
  • Marilyn ManfraMarilyn Manfra
    Donald is a true America heroes from the “Greatest Generation. ” I had the honor of meeting him. My dad was on the USS Vestal, the ship next to Arizona where Sailor Joe George threw the line over to the Arizona that saved Donald and 5 others. I highly recommend this book. Marilyn Walsh, Veteran and daughter of USS VESTAL’S Philip Walsh
  • duane wamplerduane wampler
    All the Gallant Men
  • Book-Dragon1952Book-Dragon1952
    LibraryThing Review finished [All The Gallant Men] by [[Donald Stratton with Ken Gire]]. This book moved me to tears more than once. I have been reading about World War II and this is the second book I’ve read in a month
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