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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jack Coombe  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: March 1, 1922 in Baltic, Michigan

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Illinois Connection

Jack Coombe lives in a Chicago suburb.

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Titles At Your Library

Consider My Servant: A Novel Based Upon the Life of Jonathan Edwards

Exposition Press. 1957

ISBN: 0898961270

Larksdale Pr. 1983

Derailing the Tokyo Express: The Naval Battles for the Solomon Islands That Sealed Japan's Fate
ISBN: 0811730301

Stackpole Books. 1991

1st Edition The Naval Battles for the Solomon Islands that Sealed Japan's Fate. Those naval battles, fought at almost point blank range, signaled the end of classic surface fighting. It was not until the Japanese were driven out of the Solomons that they began to lose the war. 8 pages photos. Charts. Pictorial soft cover.

Thunder Along the Mississippi: The River Battles That Split The Confederacy
ISBN: 0785816771

Book Sales, Inc.. 2005

To this day, there has never been a story quite like this. In telling the history of the river battles that split the Confederacy, the Civil War ironclads wrote a stunning new page in naval history.

Gunfire Around the Gulf : The Last Major Naval Campaigns of the Civil War
ISBN: 0553381067

Bantam. 2000

A study of the naval campaigns of the Civil War examines the last great naval battle of the American Civil War, the 1864 invasion of Mobile Bay, which signaled the final triumph of the Union blockade. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

When Radio Was King: Looking Back at Radio's Golden Age
ISBN: 1412066832

Trafford Publishing. 2006

An intimate look at the comedy of the Golden Age of radio by one of its noted scriptwriters and actors.



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