No Easy Road: My Life and Times with Wishbone Ash and Beyond by Martin TurnerWishbone Ash was formed by West Country musicians Martin Turner and Steve Upton, who arrived in London in 1969 to embark on their musical journey. Intent on creating a musical sound that was rich in texture and melody, Martin Turner envisaged the band’s innovative harmony-guitar hallmark and guitarists Ted Turner and Andy Powell were recruited. This partnership forged a unique musical identity that would produce some of rock musics best loved works and influence numerous successful bands. Wishbone Ash would become synonymous with high quality guitar-driven melodic rock music.
Over four decades later, the enduring music of the classic line-ups of Wishbone Ash continues to delight audiences worldwide through both live performances and a rich legacy of recorded work that continues to be enjoyed by fans old and new. Classic album releases such as Argus, Pilgrimage, There’s the Rub, New England and Live Dates defined the Wishbone Ash sound and have touched the hearts of several generations of music fans. As lead vocalist and key creative force, founding original member Martin Turner was central to the critical and commercial success of Wishbone Ash’s most revered albums, with his passionate vocal delivery, songwriting ability, keen melodic sense and production values being a key ingredient in the definitive Wishbone Ash sound.
Martin Turner publishes, for the first time, his personal memoirs in the autobiographical book No Easy Road – My Life and Times with Wishbone Ash, documenting the defining years of one of the UK’s best loved rock bands as well as his personal life journey. The story is told in unprecedented detail, leaving no stone unturned – the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth! No Easy Road is packed with anecdotes from both the road and the recording studio with Martin Turner’s candid style of storytelling making ita fly on the wall insight into the inner workings of an internationally successful rock band. No Easy Road also contains previously unpublished photos from Martin Turner’s personal collection, as well as quotes from many of his musical colleagues, making No Easy Road the perfect companion to Wishbone Ash’s recorded legacy.
List of Medal of Honor recipients for World War II
This index provides information about individuals who were named in the pages of 'The Seaman', the newspaper of the National Sailors' and Firemen's Union, for either meritorious service or death between September - December It is arranged in order of surname - an alternative index, arranged in order of the names of the vessels, is also available. In many cases the entries relate to events of the First World War, but some other incidents are also included. If you are viewing this on a screen of standard width, choosing the option to view the data in a pop-out table may make the index easier to navigate. Mentioned for war service.
The Medal of Honor was created during the American Civil War and is the highest military decoration presented by the United States government to a member of its armed forces. The recipient must have distinguished themselves at the risk of their own life above and beyond the call of duty in action against an "enemy of the United States " or an "opposing foreign force". Due to the nature of this medal, it is commonly presented posthumously. World War II , or the Second World War, was a global military conflict , the joining of what had initially been two separate conflicts. The United States was drawn into World War II on December 8, , a day after the Axis-member Japan launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Honolulu that killed almost 2, people in what was considered the biggest peacetime loss on American soil inflicted by foreign people at that time. The earliest action for which a U. The last action to earn a contemporaneous Medal of Honor prior to the August 15, , end of hostilities in World War II, were those of Melvin Mayfield , on July 29, — though several honorees may have been cited for their Medal after Mayfield's recognition on May 31,
At the height of its strength in , the United States had six million men and women in the Army; 3,, in the Navy; 2,, in the Army air forces; , in the Marine Corps; and , in the Coast Guard. Over , enlisted men and women died in the conflict. We do not know how many Peekskill men and women served their country during the war, but these are the names of the men who were killed in action. We are grateful for what we have learned about these heroes and would like to learn more about them. If you have information about these men, or anyone we may have accidentally overlooked, please contact the webmasters.
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By July of , she had been converted to a fleet snorkel submarine, meaning she acquired, in addition to a snorkel, improved air-conditioning and electrical systems; she then deployed to the Far East to support United Nations forces in Korea. In , she took Chiang Kai Shek on his first submarine cruise. Harold Skelly, captain of the submarine Charr, reported the heroic action of the sailors Thursday. A rubber coupling supplying cooling water to the four engines broke and poured sea water into the compartment. I found a break in a four-inch coupling that was allowing the water to fill the compartment very fast. I shut off the torpedo room hatch while Webster dogged [tightened] the after-engine room hatch.
On 28 May , she slid sown the ways, christened by Mrs. William F. Orkney of Groton. Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut for acceptance as a unit of the fleet. Rear Admiral F. Daubin, U. The watch was set at hours on the morning of the 23rd of September and Commander Francis D.