Navy Crazy (Paperback)

By Michael Aaron Rockland

Hansen Publishing Group, LLC, 9781601822987, 194pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2014

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Description

Navy Crazy is a different kind of war story depicting the backwardness of military medicine in the mid-1950s. A memoir of a young medical corpsman learning to survive on a locked psychiatric ward for Navy and Marine mental patients at the hospital on the U.S. Naval Base in Yokosuka, Japan from 1955-57. Rockland captures the ward's atmosphere, its flavor, its culture and its language. A raw personal history not filtered, not for the faint of heart.
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