Ben’s War with the U. S. Marines

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Ben’s War with the U. S. Marines is a biographical account of the humorous and serious World War II misadventures of Pfc. Ben Green—a low ranking but quick-witted individualist who battled the system in order to serve his country with honor and to stay alive so he could return home to his family.

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Ben’s War with the U. S. Marines is a biographical account of the humorous and serious World War II misadventures of Pfc. Ben Green—a low ranking but quick-witted individualist who battled the system in order to serve his country with honor and to stay alive so he could return home to his family.

Illustrated with Ben Green’s sketches, and historical wartime photographs, sent home in his letters to describe his daily wartime routine to his children.

Greenskills Press, March 11, 2014  Trade Paperback, 6” X 9”

ISBN 978-1-941402-02-3

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    (Starred review) “..given current demands on the American military arising from the ‘war onterrorism,’ Dad’s War With The United States Marines is very highlyrecommended to all general readers and a welcome addition to the growing library of military memoirs and biographies.”-James A. Cox, Midwest Book Review (Oregon, WI USA)

    In the home office of architect Peter Green sit sixring-bound volumes with the wartime letters of his father, Marine Pfc. BenjaminGreen. And in a letter written from Guam on Aug. 14, 1945, the elder Greentells his family that he scooped the world on getting out the big news ofJapan’s surrender.” -Harry Levins, St. Louis Post Dispatch (on the 60th anniversaryof V-J Day, Aug. 14, 2005)

    This highly recommended read places the operationof a wartime AFRS Pacific Ocean Network outlet in the context of the family story of Ben Green, plucked from his senior radio advertising industry job in Chicago and going through Marine boot camp before becoming ‘the highest rankingprivate on Guam’ and running WXLI.”
    -David Ricquish, Chairman, Radio Heritage Foundation, Wellington, New Zealand

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