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Coast Guard Follies

Ken Smith

Published September 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780975467688
Paperback
96 pages
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 About the Book 

Ken Smith was a rural boy of 18 in 1951 when the U.S. government asked him to serve. Despite his flat feet, he signed up with the U.S. Coast Guard and began a three-year adventure that took him from the frigid North Atlantic to an atoll in the SouthMoreKen Smith was a rural boy of 18 in 1951 when the U.S. government asked him to serve. Despite his flat feet, he signed up with the U.S. Coast Guard and began a three-year adventure that took him from the frigid North Atlantic to an atoll in the South Pacific called Ulithi.Coast Guard Follies is Smiths fond recollection of his time in the service, when the only dangers came from the push-push girls, the bad judgment of Lieutenant Lard-Ass and an ungrounded goose-neck lamp.This is a hilarious story that will appeal to all old Coasties and landlubbers alike.