Citizen Sailors

If that seems remarkable, then the fact that the federal government extended
citizenship documentation to seamen of all ... States are the actors and the story
is itself.19 Citizen Sailors one that takes place within the bounds of the state
shows ...

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Author: Nathan Perl-Rosenthal

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674915558

Category: History

Page: 384

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After 1776, Americans struggled to gain recognition of their new republic and their rights as citizens. None had to fight harder than the nation’s seamen, whose labor took them deep into the Atlantic world. Nathan Perl-Rosenthal tells the story of how their efforts created the first national, racially inclusive model of U.S. citizenship.

Citizen Sailors

Citizen Sailors records the annals of a special kind of dual citizenship:
Canadians work- ing at sea in Canada's service, while at the same time meeting
the demands of their civilian occupations in their communities at home. The
tensions can ...

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Author: Richard H. Gimblett

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781459705333

Category: History

Page: 248

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This commemorative volume records a special kind of dual citizenship: Canadians exercising the profession of the sea in their nation's service, while also living out civilian occupations in their home communities. The perspectives of these citizen sailors provide an interesting, valuable, and timely alternative history of the Navy.

Citizen Sailors

British sailors fought a campaignunprecedented inits geographical scale,in every
ocean ofthe world and along every major coastline fromAmerica to Australia, from
the Arcticto South Africa. Inthis global struggle, ships formed the sinews of ...

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Author: Glyn Prysor

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141937618

Category: History

Page: 592

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'The deck and the bridge were pointing to the sky at an alarming angle and our thoughts were to get the devil out of it and into the water. Almost in unison we shouted "for God's sake jump boys".' Citizen Sailors is a groundbreaking people's history of the Royal Navy in the Second World War. Drawing on hundreds of contemporary diaries and letters, along with memoirs, oral history and official documents, Glyn Prysor tells the human story of Britain's war at sea. The sailors of the Royal Navy fought from the very first day of the war until the very last. They played a vital part in a truly global war, from America to Australia and from the Arctic to South Africa. They fought in every conceivable vessel: vast aircraft carriers and cramped corvettes, fast motor boats and rickety minesweepers, Swordfish biplanes and ageing submarines. Seen through the eyes of sailors themselves, this is a compelling account of life in the wartime Royal Navy: humanity and horror, triumphs and tragedies, nerve-wracking convoys and epic gun battles, devastating aerial bombardment and swashbuckling amphibious landings. Citizen Sailors puts the Royal Navy and its sailors back at the heart of the story of Britain's Second World War.

Citizen Sailors

intensive training for three months and then commissioned ensigns in the Naval
Reserve . The citizen sailors who were mobilized in 1940 helped man the
expanding Navy and , after Pearl Harbor , were joined by thousands and
thousands of ...

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Author: William R. Kreh

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:$B530756

Category: Naval biography

Page: 270

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Citizen sailors in a Changing Society

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Author: Louis A. Zurcher

Publisher: Praeger

ISBN: UOM:39015017738967

Category: History

Page: 275

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This collection of original articles addresses current policy issues for manning the U.S. Naval Reserve. The expert contributors represent several social science disciplines and approach their subject from a variety of perspectives. Some evaluate existing policy processes and make recommendations for their improvement. Others reflect on the functions and dysfunctions of the process from a theoretical standpoint. All, however, examine the formulation and implementation of policy within the specific context of contemporary changes in society. The specific issues discussed include recruitment, manpower, training, mobilization readiness, retention, organizational relevance, and societal relevance. Also considered are the sociopsychological motivations of individuals who join the reserves. The editors provide an understanding of the participation of individuals in large-scale organizations and how this relates to the problems of developing realistic policies for manning the U.S. military forces as a whole. They stress the increasing importance of the military reserves in a society where conscription and large standing armies may no longer be politically viable options. The volume also contains a current and comprehensive bibliography of research monographs and technical reports pertaining to this subject.

Safe Citizenship Or Issues of the Day

Nebraska * Citizen of U.S. or alien who has 6 mo .. 40 days 10 days 10 days
Idiots , insane , convicted of treason declared intention thirty days or felony ,
unless pardoned , solprior to election . diers , sailors . Nevada * .. Citizen of the
United ...

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Author: James Lawrence Nichols

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89060962727

Category: United States

Page: 590

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The National Guard and Reserve

Citizen-sailors can be found on station at home and abroad and on shore, in the
air, and at sea, where they serve as an integral part of the American fleet. The
mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) is to augment and reinforce
 ...

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Author: Michael Dale Doubler

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275993252

Category: History

Page: 218

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This reference handbook takes a close look at the important roles citizen-soldiers have played in America from colonial times through the war in Iraq. Doubler provides ample information and first-hand accounts to better understand how significant the National Guard and Reserve are to America's defense system.

The Journal Almanac and Political Handbook for

Citizen who can read constitution in English , and write ; must have resided in
State 1 yr . , town 6 mo . ; paupers ( except U . S . soldiers and sailors honorably
discharged ) and persons under guardianship excluded . MICHIGAN . - Citizen or
 ...

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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951002235913V

Category:

Page:

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Proceedings at the Dedication of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument

The loyal citizen , educated to a love of free institutions , saw a personal danger
in the peril that threatened them . He had come to feel that in them individual
freedom had its best guaranty . The free state protects , and is protected by the
free ...

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Author: Rhode Island. General Assembly. Committee on the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433081797973

Category: Providence (R.I.).

Page: 67

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Frank Leslie s Popular Monthly

... of the North , mada , " when Elizabeth's citizen - sailors proved and the hardy
Scandinavians , there are few who that any Anglo - Saxon citizen is , on the sea ,
a at some time have not " felt the sea calling match for ten Spanish sailors . them .

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Author: Frank Leslie

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:32000000494510

Category:

Page:

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Sweatshops at Sea

Counting themselves the “only victims” of American independence, more than
700 sailors languishing for as long as ten years in Algerine ... To be sure,
estimates vary as to the actual number of American citizen-sailors seized by
British ships.

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Author: Leon Fink

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 9780807877807

Category: History

Page: 288

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As the main artery of international commerce, merchant shipping was the world's first globalized industry, often serving as a vanguard for issues touching on labor recruiting, the employment relationship, and regulatory enforcement that crossed national borders. In Sweatshops at Sea, historian Leon Fink examines the evolution of laws and labor relations governing ordinary seamen over the past two centuries. The merchant marine offers an ideal setting for examining the changing regulatory regimes applied to workers by the United States, Great Britain, and, ultimately, an organized world community. Fink explores both how political and economic ends are reflected in maritime labor regulations and how agents of reform--including governments, trade unions, and global standard-setting authorities--grappled with the problems of applying land-based, national principles and regulations of labor discipline and management to the sea-going labor force. With the rise of powerful nation-states in a global marketplace in the nineteenth century, recruitment and regulation of a mercantile labor force emerged as a high priority and as a vexing problem for Western powers. The history of exploitation, reform, and the evolving international governance of sea labor offers a compelling precedent in an age of more universal globalization of production and services.

The Political Text book Or Encyclopedia

The meaning of this was, to say by public law to all Europe and her combined
courts, " Your dogma, ' once a citizen always a citizen,' shall cease ... That is, for
the right of our naturalized citizen-sailors to sail >>n the high WISE, HENRY' A.
699.

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Author: Michael W. Cluskey

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433081790713

Category: United States

Page: 790

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Our Living Representative Men

... for the right of naturalized citizen - sailors to sail on the high seas and trade
abroad free from search and seizure . We had reciprocally undertaken to protect
them , in consideration of their oaths of allegiance to the United States . How
protect ...

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Author: John Savage

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:HX4Q54

Category: United States

Page: 503

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At War With The Wind

Citizen Sailors The tin cans were temporary ships with simple, uniform designs
whose useful lives usually did not long outlast the war. And while each had a
nucleus of experienced crewmen (like Milton Mapou on Pringle and Maxie
Bennett ...

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Author: David Sears

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 9780806535968

Category: History

Page: 496

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A Main Selection of the Military Book Club and a Featured Alternate of the History Book Club In the last days of World War II, a new and baffling weapon terrorized the United States Navy in the Pacific. To the sailors who learned to fear them, the body-crashing warriors of Japan were known as "suiciders"; among the Japanese, they were named for a divine wind that once saved the home islands from invasion: kamikaze. Told from the perspective of the men who endured this horrifying tactic, At War with the Wind is the first book to recount in nail-biting detail what it was like to experience an attack by Japanese kamikazes. David Sears, acclaimed author of The Last Epic Naval Battle, draws on personal interviews and unprecedented research to create a narrative of war that is stunning in its vivid re-creations. Born of desperation in the face of overwhelming material superiority, suicide attacks--by aircraft, submarines, small boats, and even manned rocket-boosted gliders--were capable of inflicting catastrophic damage, testing the resolve of officers and sailors as never before. Sears's gripping account focuses on the vessels whose crews experienced the full range of the kamikaze nightmare. From carrier USS St. Lo, the first U.S. Navy vessel sunk by an orchestrated kamikaze attack, to USS Henrico, a transport ship that survived the landings at Normandy only to be sent to the Pacific and struck by suicide planes off Okinawa, and USS Mannert L. Abele, the only vessel sunk by a rocket-boosted piloted glider during the war, these unforgettable stories reveal, as never before, one of the most horrifying and misunderstood chapters of World War II. This is the candid story of a war within a war--a relentless series of furious and violent engagements pitting men determined to die against men determined to live. Its echoes resonate hauntingly at a time of global conflict, when suicide as a weapon remains a perplexing and terrifying reality. November 1, 1945--Leyte Gulf The destroyer Killen (DD-593) was besieged, shooting down four planes, but taking a bomb hit from a fifth. Pharmacist mate Ray Cloud, watching from the fantail, saw the plane--a sleek twin-engine Frances fighter-bomber--swoop in low across the port side. As its pilot released his bomb, Cloud said to himself, "He dropped it too soon," and then watched as the plane roared by--pursued and chewed up by fire from Killen's 40- and 20-mm guns. The bomb hit the water, skipped once and then penetrated Killen's port side hull forward, exploding between the #2 and #3 magazines. The blast tore a gaping hole in Killen's side and water poured in. By the time Donice Copeland, eighteen, a radar petty officer, emerged on deck from the radar shack, the ship's bow was practically submerged and the ship itself was nearly dead in the water. Practically all the casualties were awash below decks. Two unwounded sailors, trapped below in the ship's emergency generator room, soon drowned. The final tally of dead eventually climbed to fifteen.

The Communists of Paris 1871

But the Citizen Sailors were much more prominent to our outward senses.
Prevented by ... That they took to terra firma and its habitudes with sufficient gusto
, to prove themselves Citizens of the World, let us frankly acknowledge. The
Reader ...

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Author: Bertall

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105019782296

Category: Communists

Page: 88

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Patriotic Memorial Days Aids to Their Observance

Washington (State). Superintendent of Public Instruction. AN APPEAL FOR WAR
. SENATOR MASON , OF ILLINOIS . The battleship Maine , our gallant ship , went
down and 268 of our gallant citizen sailors with her . In the twinkling of an eye ...

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Author: Washington (State). Superintendent of Public Instruction

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435012595856

Category: Memorial Day

Page: 135

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The Roman Army 31 BC AD 337

These Egyptian soldiers had begun service as non-citizen sailors in the fleet at
Misenum; at some date between AD 125 and 138 they were ... They were
anxious, therefore, to confirm their citizenship through their status as legionary
veterans.

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Author: Brian Campbell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134909407

Category: History

Page: 292

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The Roman army is remarkable for its detailed organisation and professional structure. It not only extended and protected Rome's territorial empire which was the basis of Western civilisation, but also maintained the politcal power of the emperors. The army was an integral part of the society and life of the empire and illustrated many aspects of Roman government. This sourcebook presents literary and epigraphic material, papyri and coins which illustrate the life of the army from recruitment and in the field, to peacetime and the community. It is designed as a basic tool for students of the Roman army and Roman history in general.

Laws for the Relief of Needy Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Resident Citizens of Alabama and Their Widows and Acts Amendatory Thereto

The sum of four hundred thousand dollars is annually appropriated out of the
treasury for the additional relief of needy Confederate soldiers and sailors , who
are resident citizens of the State of Alabama , and their widows . 1996. Soldiers
and ...

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Author: Alabama

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112063718529

Category: Disabled veterans

Page: 21

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Harper s Weekly

It is an old story 10 the citizen sailors , that silent discipline , but the. OUR
CITIZEN SAILORS ON DUTY - NAVAL MILITIA GOING ABOARD AN OLD WAR -
TIME SINGLE - TURRET MONITOR AT THE LEAGUE ISLAND NAVY YARD .

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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000020241131

Category: United States

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