(MENAFN - Newswire.com LLC) JUNEAU, Alaska, March 15, 2019 (Newswire.com) - R. David Carnes, a regular army commissioned officer with the US Army Corps of Engineers, and a mine engineer for Alaska Barite Company in Petersburg, AK, has completed his new book, 'Letters to the Family: A WWII Pacific Adventure': a heartfelt collection of letters from a Naval officer that show his yearning for love and strength for his family and the success of his duty.
Carnes writes, 'On station off Okinawa, the crew of the destroyer USS KIDD braced for impact as the Japanese Zero hit and exploded its bomb. April 11, 1945, had suddenly become a very long day.
This true story about a new Naval officer is told through his letters home to his wife, young son, and family. Historical facts and personal details are filled in by the author, his son. The officer's journey from induction and advanced training, through deployment to the Forward Area and the kamikaze attack, and finally to the retirement of the ship is detailed, revealing a true WWII Pacific adventure.'
Published by Covenant Books of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, R. David Carnes's new book carefully preserves the emotions of every letter. It is a significant and incomparable read.
This book also fills in historical facts and combines them with personal experiences in the hopes of providing an overwhelming testament of resilience and determination in life.
Readers can purchase 'Letters to the Family: A WWII Pacific Adventure' at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble.
Covenant Books is an international Christian owned and operated publishing house based in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Covenant Books specializes in all genres of work which appeal to the Christian market. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Covenant Books at 843-507-8373.