Synopses & Reviews
The U.S. Coast Guard's motto, Semper Paratus, translates to "Always Ready," which is the code by which thousands of men and women have lived and died. The U.S. Coast Guard conducts maritime security, safety, homeland security, military duties in time of war, ice operations, and many other duties that sometimes go unnoticed. In an average day, there are 109 search and rescue missions and 10 lives are saved. This book covers the fascinating history of this branch of the military, providing information on various duties, and discuss how the U.S. Coast Guard has changed since September 11, 2001.
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About the Author
Kit Bonner and Carolyn Bonner are naval historians and photographers. They have authored or co-authored numerous books, including USS Iowa at War, Modern Warships, Great Ship Disasters, Warship Boneyards, Cold War at Sea, and Great Naval Disasters. Kit was the naval consultant for the 1997 blockbuster film, Titanic. The Bonners live in Ione, California.