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By James C. McKay

In Billy's warfare, James C. McKay, the well known Washington lawyer (first in his type at Georgetown college legislation institution who, as designated prosecutor lower than the Reagan management, investigated legal professional basic Edwin Meese within the Wedtech pipeline scandal), has written a semi-autobiographical novel, taking us from a Maryland farm boy's first unworldly days at Cornell University's Agricultural collage to the command of a warship in the course of some of the most serious battles of worldwide conflict II—the first Allied invasion of Europe opposed to the may possibly of Hitler's Germany and Mussolini's Italy.

A coming of age story in an international close to warfare, McKay's prose is heartwarming and sincere as we persist with Billy from small city innocence to confront the cynical elitism of wealth and privilege within the Ivy League halls of academia. Then to consistent possibility and unexpected dying at the decks of a warship in the middle of a historical conflict opposed to one of many worst threats to humanity in glossy times.

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