Readings & Signings

Signing: Al Munn & Jim Scancarelli - Diary of Squandered Valor

When: Wed., May 8, 12 p.m. 2013

The book features the diary of U.S. Navy Armed Guard Gunner’s Mate, Dalton L. Munn, Al’s brother, with a gripping day-by-day account of his ship, the SS Larranaga’s terrifying run through German U-boats’ infamous gauntlet of death (derisively called “The Turkey Shoot” by the Germans because of their relative ease in sinking ships coming out of U. S. ports)—in the icy North Seas—during the U.S.’s first convoy to Russia, that was launched in 1941, before World War II was even declared


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