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USS Oxford APA 189 WWII Cruise Book CD

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USS Oxford APA 189

26 Oct 1944 - 24 Nov 1945

 World War II Cruise Book

Bring the Cruise Book to Life with this Multimedia Presentation

A great part of Naval history.

You would be purchasing the USS Oxford APA 189 cruise book during World War II.  Each page has been placed on a CD for years of enjoyable computer viewing.  The CD comes in a plastic sleeve with a custom label.   Every page has been enhanced and is readable.  Rare cruise books like this sell for a hundred dollars or more when buying the actual hard copy if you can find one for sale.

This would make a great gift for yourself or someone you know who may have served aboard her.  Usually only ONE person in the family has the original book.  The CD makes it possible for other family members to have a copy also. You will not be disappointed we guarantee it.

Some of the items in this book are as follows:

  • A good detailed description of the ships activities during the war.
  • Officer and Crew Roster (Name and Rank)
  • Commanding and Executive Officer Bio's
  • Ship Characteristics
  • Detailed Diary by Date of Ships Movements
  • Distance Traveled between Ports of Call
  • Brief Comments from each Crew Member

No photos but the ships story told on 29 pages.

Once you view this CD you will know what life was like on this Transport during World War II.

Additional Bonus:

  • 22 Minute Audio "American Radio Mobilizes the Homefront" WWII (National Archives)
  • 22 Minute Audio "Allied Turncoats Broadcast for the Axis Powers" WWII (National Archives)
  • 20 Minute Audio of a "1967 Equator Crossing" (Not this ship but the Ceremony is Traditional)
  • 6 Minute Audio of "Sounds of Boot Camp" in the late 50's early 60's 
  • Other Interesting Items Include:
  • 25 Hi Res Images of the "World War Two Memorial" in Washington DC
    • The Oath of Enlistment
    • The Sailors Creed
    • Core Values of the United States Navy
    • Military Code of Conduct
    • Navy Terminology Origins (8 Pages)
    •      Examples: Scuttlebutt, Chewing the Fat, Devil to Pay,
    •      Hunky-Dory and many more.

 

Why a CD instead of a hard copy book?

  • The pictures will not be degraded over time.
  • Self contained CD no software to load.
  • Thumbnails, table of contents and index for easy viewing reference.
  • View as a digital flip book or watch a slide show. (You set the timing options) 
  • Back ground patriotic music and Navy sounds can be turned on or off.
  • Viewing options are described in the help section.
  • Bookmark your favorite pages.
  • The quality on your screen may be better than a hard copy with the ability to magnify any page.
  • Full page viewing slide show that you control with arrow keys or mouse.
  • Designed to work on a Microsoft platform. (Not Apple or Mac) Will work with Windows 98 or above.

 

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