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Alex Martin enlisted in the United States Navy in 1899 at age 16, and he served until his 21st birthday in 1904. In these memoirs, written in 1957, he describes life in the "old Navy" at the turn of the 20th century.
Navy, memoirs, Boxer Rebellion, Philippine Insurrection, U.S.S. Constellation, U.S.S. Essex, U.S.S. Wisconsin, Crossing the Line ceremony
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Martin, Alex A., "Hedunit: The Memoirs of an Ex-Blue Jacket" (2013). Cedrus Press Publications. 6.
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