A True Yarn by George Mershon
Liberty Ship Captain's Deeds and Follies (Volume 1)

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"A True Yarn" is a book based on Dan Cornwell's memorirs, letters,remembrances, and recollections when he served as a Merchant Marine Captain of a U.S. Liberty Ship During WW-2. The book uses the war as a venue. But, most of the chapters are short stories involving humor, people he encounters, new cultures he discovers, history of the time, and his adventures on and off his ship. Each of of his stories is based on fact and readable by anyone of any age!
 

About George Mershon

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George A. Mershon was raised on a farm in Unionville, PA, won a national conservation contest while in high school, flew with U.S. Navy, played soccer in college, raced sports cars, owned and operated six restaurants, made a 1,500 mile trip as capatain of his own sailing yacht, has a master's degree in linguistics, and is presently self-employed as a ghost writer of biographies. He continues to live near West Chester, Chester County, PA.
 
Published June 19, 2012 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 205 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs.

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He notes in an opening letter that though he kept a detailed diary during the war, he burned it after the war had ended and was writing nearly 50 years later from memory, which might explain the brief descriptions of action.

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