Tag: Bob von der Osten

From Bootcamp to Normandy

From Bootcamp to Normandy

Congratulations to ninety-six-year-old Bob von der Osten for writing the story of his military experience during World War II. Bob kept journals of his boot camp, training, ship-time, liberty, and war-time experiences after joining the United States Navy in January 1942. He supplemented these entries with additional material and memories to turn his journal into a fascinating book. In his…

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