By Minter Dial
Traveling 40 thousand miles and encouraging love and depression in equivalent degree, Lt. Minter Dial’s misplaced Annapolis ring altered the lives of many—not simply those that gazed upon its blue stone.
The spellbinding account of 1 man’s obsession with a relations mystery—and the manufactured from many years of study and inquiries—The final Ring domestic explores writer Minter Dial’s pursuit of the genuine tale of his namesake, his past due grandfather Lt. Minter Dial, USN, a celebrated struggle hero whose affliction and trauma approximately buried his reminiscence forever.
A prisoner of the japanese within the Philippines after the autumn of Bataan and Corregidor, Lt. Dial came upon the harshest that means of the Bushido code. Moments sooner than he was once killed, he gave his valuable Naval Academy ring to a chum. within the resulting chaos, it disappeared.
Armed with a keenness for background and a wish to discover his grandfather’s legacy, Dial’s epic quest for the hoop transports him to prisoner-of-war memorials and ex-POW conventions, army and press files, and the houses of these laid low with the second one international warfare around the world.
Sweeping way back to the yankee Civil battle, The final Ring domestic combines rigorous examine with a couple of hundred interviews with specialists, survivors, and descendants of the best new release to inform the strong tale of yank prisoners of conflict within the Pacific.
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