My very dear Sir
I have carefully perused your letter to
Commander Mackenzie, and am much gratified to find that
in your mature judgment he has so able an advocate and
support; and I sincerely hope that his conduct in that sad
Tragedy (painful as...
CRUISE OF THE SOMERS:
ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE
DESPOTISM OF THE QUARTERDECK
THE UNMANLY CONDUCT OF COMMANDER MACKENZIE
"Difficulty is a bugbear to children, a stimulus to men."
J. WINCHESTER, NEW WORLD PRESS, 30 ANN ST.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands; Battle casualties
Grim anywhere, war has an added starkness in the bleak wilds of the Aleutians. Upon the living falls not only the sorrowful burden of mourning the dead, but the harrowing task of burying them. Bearing crosses and shovels, Navy men toil up the...