Lieut. Frederick Mears.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

Publisher: [s.n.] in Washington

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Armed Forces -- Officers,
  • Soldiers,
  • Railroads

Edition Notes

Other titlesDetailing Lieutenant Frederick Mears to serve in connection with Alaska railroad
SeriesH.rp.643
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16119457M

Archives & Special Collections has many archival collections relating to railroads in Alaska, listed below by topic and in alphabetical order by creator. Follow the links to a .   The following is a roster of soldiers who served in the Revolutionary War and were connected in someway to Southwest Virginia. This roster is based on the transcription given by C. Leon Harris of the roster given in Source:Summers, et information has been excluded (namely, the soldiers listed by Summers as participating in the Battle of Point Pleasant during . During the first two years of construction the work was in charge of Ralph Budd, chief engineer of the Panama Railroad. He resigned in September, , and was succeeded by Lieutenant Frederick Mears, U.S. A., who was in charge till the road was completed. The Panama Gateway, by Joseph Bucklin Bishop. The Panama Railroad and the US Mail. Buy Get Mears!: Frederick Mears: Builder of the Alaska Railroad by Katharine Carson Crittenden online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

  Lieutenant Frederick Mears, the commission member in charge of actual construction, went to Seattle to buy materials. His book-sized annual report with . Buy Photo Lieut. Fred Mears U.S. Army military officer Colonel Frederick Mears () who worked on the Panama Canal and was appointed to the Alaska Engineering Commission in April (Source at Amazon UK. Free delivery on eligible orders. In November Lieut. Colonel Mears resigned, and on the 29th of that month William Y. W. Ripley of Rutland, Vt., was appointed lieutenant colonel. He had seen service as captain of company K of the First regiment; was 29 years old, a man of high intelligence and spirit, of commanding. Home Photos and Negatives [Lieutenant Frederick Mears in coat, sitting] Reference URL Share. Add tags Comment Rate. To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this object, paste this HTML in website [Lieutenant Frederick Mears in coat, sitting] View Description.

Get Mears! Frederick Mears: Builder of the Alaska Railroad. Portland, Oregon: Binford & Mort Publishing, Custodial note: The Mears’s family papers were originally loaned to Katherine Carson Crittenden for her research on the Mears’s family history. In a Marilyn Richards, granddaughter of Colonel Mears, wrote a letter to Katherine. The Roster for August 1, , gives as its senior officer, with rank of Lieutenant-Colonel and Commandant, James Read of North Carolina, who was appointed on Ap There were two Majors, Alexander D. Moore and William Brickall, both from North Carolina, ten Captains, six First-Lieutenants, ten Second-Lieutenants and a Surgeon. Difficult book to find. Good Cond. $ CARRIER COMBAT A Young Pilot’s Story of Action Aboard The Hornet in World War II. By Lieutenant Frederick Mears, USN. First-hand story of a young American pilot who flew with the famous Torpedo Squadron Eight from the deck of the carrier USS Hornet (CV-8). Ultra-rare book! Paperback edition. Riggs and Mears Leave for Coast Having completed the work that required their personal supervision in the Fairbanks district, Thomas Higgs. Jr., and Lieutenant Frederick Mears, two of the three members of the Alaska Engineering Commission, left Friday night for Ship creek, the engineering headquarters near the coast. Before leaving both Mr.

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I can not recommend this book highly enough to anyone wanting to read about this subject or discover some real, authentic American heroes. This book is currently out of print, so grab a copy while you still can. Unfortunately for the author, Lt. Frederick Mears, he survived Midway only to lose his life in the fighting around Guadalcanal.5/5(3).

Lieut. Frederick Mears by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.,[s.n.] edition, Electronic resource in English.

“CARRIER COMBAT” A Young Pilot’s Story of Action Aboard The Hornet in World War II. By Lieutenant Frederick Mears, USN. In the first-hand story of a young American pilot who flew with the famous Torpedo Squadron Eight from the deck of the carrier USS Hornet (CV-8) in some of the great battles of the Pacific in World War II.

Colonel Frederick Mears (May 5, – Janu ) was the son of a career army officer. Older brother Major Edward C. Mears also of the US army. Mears was principal engineer of the Alaska Railroad.

Mears took advanced engineering courses Lieut. Frederick Mears. book the Infantry and Cavalry School, located at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and became a cavalry officer in the US : Frederick Mears,Omaha Barracks Hospital, Nebraska. Carrier Combat [Mears, Frederick, Lieut. USNR] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Carrier Combat. Frederick Mears wrote a diary that like others from WWII were illegal to have been writte I first heard about this book while reading Alvin Kernan’s awful The Untold Battle of Midway. Kernan called Carrier Combat a book that should be a classic and other than that there was a Battle of Midway it’s the only conclusion Kernan had in his book /5(2).

Lieutenant Mears wrote this book immediately after the events he describes, and it remains the best book by any Navy pilot about the carrier war. Commissioned in Octoberjust two months before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (December ) the Hornet had a short but legendary career.

"THE boys on a carrier lead a good life," says Lieutenant Mears in his foreword to this gay and gallant story. "On board they struggle with the sea, the sun and the wind -- and the Japs. The funeral services over the late Lieut.

Col. Frederick Hears, who died early in January at Fort Spokane, were conducted, with military honors on the morning of Jan.

Frederick Mears, American engineer Lieut. Frederick Mears. book Distinguished Service Medal (United States); Officer Legion of Honor (French), Served in Philippine Islands until July ; member Alaskan Engineering Commission, Book Club; Saturday Matinee Series; Liberty Gala.

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citing Fort Lawton Cemetery, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA. Frederick Mears by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Territories and Insular Possessions,[s.n.] edition, Electronic resource in English. Sources. By Bruce Parham, Decem This essay substantially revised and updated the entry that originally appeared in John P.

Bagoy, Legends & Legacies, Anchorage, (Anchorage: Publications Consultants, ), 8. See also the Colonel Frederick and Jane Mears file, Bagoy Family Pioneer Files (), Box 5, Atwood Resource Center, Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.

Frederick Mears, as both an experienced combat pilot and writer, was another case in point. The book has been out of print for some years, and originals now command a premium. It may be worth noting that "reading copies" of the Ballantine paperback reissue are available on. Annual Report of the Commandant: United States, School, United States Infantry and: : LibrosFormat: Pasta blanda.

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Records of the War of the Rebellion include copies of army correspondence (reports, letters, telegrams, and general orders) from both the Union and Confederate Armies discussing their operations. The first series contains formal reports which, according to the preface in Volume 1, will be arranged "according to the campaigns and several theaters of operations (in the chronological order of the.

High Iron To Fairbanks, written by Evan McKinney, highlights the Alaska Railroad's construction. It is a historically accurate novel told through the eyes of a fictionalized main character. There have been a handful of books published over the years featuring the railroad's history from Stan Cohen's, "Rails Across The Tundra: A Historical Album Of The Alaska Railroad" to William Henry Wilson's.

Colonel Frederick Mears Extracted from "Get Mears" by Kit Crittenden Colonel Frederick Mears Colonel Frederick Mears was born on 25 May at the Omaha Barracks Hospital, Nebraska. He spent virtually all of his formative years immersed in Army life as his father spent 31 years in the military.

Carrier Combat – Lieut. Frederick Mears While reading Alvin Kernan's excellent books on his experiences in the first year of the Pacific war, I kept seeing repeated references in the footnotes to this book by a torpedo pilot off the old Hornet.

Jane Mears was a cosmopolitan, well-educated woman with a deep interest in music. UAA-hmcb1-f, Frederick Mears Family Papers, (HMC), Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK. Home Photos and Negatives [Lieutenant Frederick Mears sitting in uniform with hand on leg] Reference URL Share.

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COVID Update. Novem Biblio is open and shipping orders. Read more here. frederick mears, cavalry, is relieved from further duty under the orders of the governor of the panama canal and will report to the secretary of the interior for "service in connection with the location and construction of the railroad or railroads in the territory of alaska provided for in act of congress approved ma '.

On Guard or Mark Mallory's Celebration (Paperback) by Lieut Frederick Garrison and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The note is written gifting the book to someone on the event of another person coming home from the war in September,in honor of Freddy, who won’t be coming back.

My research indicated Lt. Mears’ parents were Colonel Frederick Mears II and Jane Wainright Mears. LIEUT FREDERICK MEARS I Lieut Frederick Meare U S A Is one of the few men named by the president to build the government railroads In Alaska He Has charge relocation of the Panama rail road and was recommended by Goethalt DAYS OF FIGHTING LAST FEDERAL COAST DEFENSE CAPTURED Rebels Ammunition Gone and City It p river and With f at.

The note is written gifting the book to someone on the event of another person coming home from the war in September,in honor of Freddy, who won’t be coming back. My research indicated Lt. Mears’ parents were Colonel Frederick Mears II and Jane Wainright Mears.Lieutenant Frederick Mears.

Carrier Combat (New York, ). This little gem by a USN torpedo plane pilot is my favorite aviation memoir of World War II. Mears, who was killed inprovides what I think is the most authentic look at what life was like on the US carriers in Herman Wouk, The Caine Mutiny (New York, ).

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