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Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and the Coast Guard! The patriotic folks at the BRI have stormed the proverbial beaches of Normandy and beyond to bring you this salute to the greatest force for good on planet Earth! Make your way through the ranks and read about the history, triumphs, trials, and humor of those who serve. At nearly 500 pages, this is the book you want by your side while you wait it out in the fox hole. Read about . . .

The Semper Fi story

A history of the draft

The real Private Ryan

Dog tags then and now

Medal of Honor winners

M*A*S*H: the true story

The original Flying Tiger

Beetle Bailey and other cartoon soldiers

What it takes to be in the Special Forces

Can you see me now? The story of camouflage

And much, much more!

Synopsis:

Uncle John takes aim at providing the heroic, historic, and entertaining stories of Americas five armed forces: Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Read about:

* A history of the draft

* Dog tags then and now

* Medal of Honor winners

* MASH: the true story

* Doolittle's Raid

* What it takes to pass the tests to be in the Special Forces

* Cartoon soldiers—Sad Sack, Sergeant Rock, and Beetle Bailey

* Start of Semper Fi

* The original Flying Tiger

* War (TV) is hell

* The birth of camoflauge and khaki

* And much more!

Synopsis:

Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Salutes the Armed Forces takes aim at providing the heroic, historic, and entertaining stories of America’s five armed forces: Army, Navy, Marine Corp, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Subjects include a history of the draft, dog tags then and now, schools for snipers and top guns, MASH: the true story, and things we can thank the service for, including microwaves and MREs. Here too are fascinating topics such as cartoon soldiers, from Sad Sack and Sergeant Rock to Beetle Bailey and Steve Canyon; 38 uses for the P-38 can opener; the history of the submarine; and much more. These stories vary in length, making them suitable for both brief pit stops and lingering visits to the throne.

About the Author

The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market--Throne Sitters--and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592239801
Author:
Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher:
Bathroom Readers' Press
Author:
Bathroom Reader's Hysterical Society
Subject:
General
Subject:
Trivia
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
Armed Forces
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States History, Military.
Subject:
United States Armed Forces.
Subject:
Military-US Military General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
504
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 23.5 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,
Uncle John takes aim at providing the heroic, historic, and entertaining stories of Americas five armed forces: Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Read about:

* A history of the draft

* Dog tags then and now

* Medal of Honor winners

* MASH: the true story

* Doolittle's Raid

* What it takes to pass the tests to be in the Special Forces

* Cartoon soldiers—Sad Sack, Sergeant Rock, and Beetle Bailey

* Start of Semper Fi

* The original Flying Tiger

* War (TV) is hell

* The birth of camoflauge and khaki

* And much more!

"Synopsis" by , Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Salutes the Armed Forces takes aim at providing the heroic, historic, and entertaining stories of America’s five armed forces: Army, Navy, Marine Corp, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Subjects include a history of the draft, dog tags then and now, schools for snipers and top guns, MASH: the true story, and things we can thank the service for, including microwaves and MREs. Here too are fascinating topics such as cartoon soldiers, from Sad Sack and Sergeant Rock to Beetle Bailey and Steve Canyon; 38 uses for the P-38 can opener; the history of the submarine; and much more. These stories vary in length, making them suitable for both brief pit stops and lingering visits to the throne.
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