Range Rats at Sea

The workers at these sites ultimately became known as “range rats.” The origin of the phrase was anybody's guess. One factor in its evolution was certainly its sound. It feels good to say r-r-range r-r-rat. But the phrase wasn't just ...

Range Rats at Sea

The Range. Think of it as a shooting gallery that circles the globe. A vital link was forged in 1966, when NASA converted a World War II tanker into the USNS Vanguard, one of the most sophisticated communication centers ever to sail the high seas. Range Rats At Sea is an account of one crewmember's attempt to squeeze a lifetime of adventure into two short years. Success, however, hinged upon his ability to win the heart of a shipmate.

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Range Rats at Sea
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Dan Kovalchik
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-21 - Publisher: iUniverse

The Range. Think of it as a shooting gallery that circles the globe. A vital link was forged in 1966, when NASA converted a World War II tanker into the USNS Vanguard, one of the most sophisticated communication centers ever to sail the high seas. Range Rats At Sea is
Range Rats at Sea
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Dan Kovalchik
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-21 - Publisher: iUniverse

The Range. Think of it as a shooting gallery that circles the globe. A vital link was forged in 1966, when NASA converted a World War II tanker into the USNS Vanguard, one of the most sophisticated communication centers ever to sail the high seas. Range Rats At Sea is
Range Rats at Sea
Language: en
Pages: 365
Authors: Dan Kovalchik
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-07-01 - Publisher: Commonwealth Publications Incorporated

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Fighting the Great War at Sea
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Norman Friedman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-22 - Publisher: Seaforth Publishing

The overriding image of the First World War is the bloody stalemate of the Western Front, but although much of the action did occur on land, the overall shape of the war even the inevitability of British participation arose out of its maritime character. It was essentially a struggle about