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Last Flag Down

The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship (Random House Large Print (Hardcover))

by John Baldwin

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Random House Large Print .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • Military - Naval,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
  • 19th century,
  • Large type books,
  • Ocean travel,
  • Voyages around the world

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7914815M
    ISBN 100739327186
    ISBN 109780739327180
    OCLC/WorldCa122309192

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Wondrously evocative and filled with drama and poignancy, Last Flag Down is a riveting story of courage, nobility, and rare comradeship forged in the quest to achieve the impossible/5(63).

Last Flag Down by John Baldwin and Ron Powers, published by Crown Publishers. Category History (Civil War) Publication Date J Although this book is classified as a Civil War novel, I Last Flag Down book very little information concerning the Civil War/5.

Wondrously evocative, LAST FLAG DOWN is a riveting story of courage, nobility, and rare comradeship forged in the quest to achieve the impossible. About Last Flag Down As the Confederacy felt itself slipping beneath the Union juggernaut in latethe South launched a desperate counteroffensive to shatter the U.S.

economy and force a standoff. With Last Flag Down, their fast-paced Civil War naval history, John Baldwin and Ron Powers add to the recent flotilla of books on the Shenandoah, the daring Confederate raider that preyed on Yankee whaling and merchant ships as far away as the Indian, Pacific and Arctic oceans.

Nonfiction Book Review: Last Flag Down: The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship by Ron Powers, Author, John Baldwin, Author Crown Publishing Group (NY) $ (p) ISBN.

While their account covers essentially the same territory as Lynn Schooler’s The Last Shot (), they focus on Baldwin’s ancestor, Lieutenant Conway Whittle. Last Flag Down: The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship John Baldwin, Author, Ron Powers, Introduction by.

Crown $ (p) ISBN New York: Crown, First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, pgs, index, notes, glossary. Wondrously evocative and filled with drama and poignancy, Baldwin and Powers tell a riveting story of courage, nobility, and rare comradeship in this true account of a Confederate warship's against-all-odds bid to save the South.

Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ. "Last Flag Flying" is a sequel to "The Last Detail," a book that became a movie starring Nicholson. It was a story about two Navy men escorting a third from Norfolk to the military prison in New Hampshire and the adventures they had along the way when they realize that poor Larry Meadows was to serve 8 yrs for pilfering $40 from the PX.4/5.

Ponicsan's novel Last Flag Flying is a sequel to his novel The Last Detail, which covered the same characters earlier in their lives.

For that reason, Last Flag Flying has been described as an unofficial sequel to the earlier novel's film adaptation, The Last Detail. Principal photography began in Pittsburgh in November Music by: Graham Reynolds. The commander of the CSS Shenandoah was one Lieutenant James Waddell, and as LAST FLAG DOWN makes its way through the Atlantic and the Pacific, the conflict between North and South begins to take second place to the conflict between Whittle and Waddell.

It is Waddell who directs the ship to go after whaling ships in the North Pacific, leaving the rambunctious Whittle to chafe below decks as the. Wondrously evocative, LAST FLAG DOWN is a riveting story of courage, nobility, and rare comradeship forged in the quest to achieve the impossible.

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Directed by Richard Linklater. With Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne, Steve Carell, J. Quinton Johnson. Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War/10(K).

Last Flag Flying was initially published in and so it is very much a product of this great national tragedy itself where there was this immediate unification and call to action that lasted 78%.

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Author. Baldwin, John, July Contributors. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. During the research phase of our project we contacted and communicated with the organiser of the official ‘Last Flag Down’ event, Jerry Wells.

Great effort had been put into many commemorative services as well as a scripted ‘re-enactment’ of the surrender onboard a small sailing ship moored in the Albert Dock. Co-written with Darryl Ponicsan (The Last Detail) and loosely based on Ponicsan's novel, Last Flag Flying is a flagrantly populist road movie built around three Vietnam veterans meandering up.

He served in the US Navy from tothen did social work in the Watts area of Los Angeles and taught high school before the success of his debut novel, The Last Detail, allowed him to become a full-time writer. His latest novel is Last Flag Flying, the sequel to the first.

He resides in Palm Springs and Sonoma, : Skyhorse. CSS Shenandoah, formerly Sea King, later El Majidi, was an iron-framed, teak-planked, full-rigged sailing ship with auxiliary steam power chiefly known for her actions under Lieutenant Commander James Waddell as part of the Confederate navy during the American Civil War.

Shenandoah was originally a UK merchant vessel launched as Sea King on Augbut was later re-purposed as one of Decommissioned: November 6, The first book in the series was self published by Talluto himself, but Severed Press picked up the series.

“White Flag of the Dead” is the first book in the “White Flag of the Dead” series. A virus known as the Enillo Virus swept the Earth and killed millions.The American Flag flag (symbolic cloth) flag, piece of cloth, usually bunting or similar light material, plain, colored, or bearing a device, varying in size and shape, but often oblong or square, used as an ensign, standard, or signal or for display and decorative purposes, and generally attached at one edge to a staff or to a halyard by which.