Book is now available from Barnes
and Noble or from Texas A&M University Press (800)
Click here for
some brief excerpts from the book.
I received this email from Glen Ayer
on 12/28. He is a plank owner on the USS Mountrail APA 213 and is
also one of the plank owners of this website:
Russ, I received my book at 3:00 yesterday 12-27 and just
finished it about an hour ago!!! It was everything you said of it.
I couldn't leave it still for long. I would do what was needed and
be right back at it.
It's hard to believe the research Mr. Crew put into this
book. I look back and have trouble putting the month of a
happening and he has it to the day.
I agree with you as it is very factual but still very
Thanks for pushing this book as I think it's the best I have
read about the Gators, and I think every Gator should purchase it.
Every Gator thinks they were on the best ship and I know mine
Glen ordered from www.bn.com
on 12/23-his book arrived 12/27.
Cover image was provided by Jim
Chenvert, the son
of APA 158 USS Newberry crew member Tom
TOM IS MAKING NO MONEY ON THIS BOOK. HE HAS
PASSED ON ROYALTIES - THIS BOOK IS A LABOR OF LOVE.