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Elvis in the army

Taylor, William J. Jr.

Elvis in the army

the king of rock "n" roll as seen by an officer who served with him

by Taylor, William J. Jr.

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Presidio in Novato, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977 -- Career in the military.,
    • Rock musicians -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam J. Taylor, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML420.P96 T43 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 169 p. :
      Number of Pages169
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1279603M
      ISBN 100891415580
      LC Control Number95011405

      Elvis in the Army: The King of Rock 'n' Roll as Seen by an Officer Who Served with Him by William J. Taylor Jr. avg rating — 7 ratings — published — 2 editions. Elvis in the Army: The King of Rock 'n' Roll as Seen by an Officer Who Served with Him: William Taylor: Books - 4/5(1).

      OPERATION ELVIS Alan Levy. Consul Books, London. First UK Edition pp Illustrated Paperback. On March 24th the United States Army undertook a mission as complex as a wartime invasion. Their objective was to transform a $, a month rock and roll idol into an $ a month G.I. To convert Elvis Presley into Army Private US The first of the essential Elvis books and still my favorite. Guralnick's books eschew criticisn for straight biography, Marcus' Elvis writing eschews bio for pure criticism--Marsh's Elvis is a grippin, insightful blend of both. And it has pretty pictures. flag Like see review.4/5.

      Mar 1, - Explore cillalisa's board "King ELVIS - Army Pics", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Elvis presley, Army and Army pics pins. Elvis Presley’s two years in the military after being drafted in had mixed consequences for his life and career. For his service in the army Elvis earned respect from many of the critics who fiercely condemned him during the early years of his career.


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Elvis in the army by Taylor, William J. Jr. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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When the U.S. Army drafted Elvis Presley init quickly set about transforming the King of Rock and Roll from a rebellious teen idol into a clean-cut GI. Trading in his gold-trimmed jacket for standard-issue fatigues, Elvis became a model soldier in an army facing the unprecedented challenge of building a fighting force for the Atomic Age.

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Elvis’s Army will reward any student of the history of the U.S. Army. ” —Christopher S. DeRosa, Journal of Military History “ In his welcome new book, Brian Linn has skillfully contextualized the evolution of military strategic and tactical doctrine in the early atomic era. Elvis’s Army belongs on the reading lists of both beginning.

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Elvis put his Elvis in the army book in these two people and they betrayed him in a massive deceitful way/5(14). Elvis In The Army Book Octo Shop with Presleys Memphis is asquare foot exhibit space showcasing Elvis fashions, motorized toys, military service, artifacts, and much An Army Trilogy Volume II is a hardcover book about Elvis Presley in Germany, November to June Now, "Elvis: Like Any Other Soldier" is the definitive book that covers it all, from basic training at Fort Hood, to his Scout Platoon in Germany.

Over 1, pictures, many never before seen or published, glossy pages, personal letters, documents, and a chronological history make this the definitive look at his army experience. year-old Elvis Presley was drafted for the U.S.

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He simply wanted regular training and was offered $78 a month on top of another $1, from his record : Jane Kenney. The great strength and originality of Elvis’s Army is Linn’s examination of the social dynamics at play within the army of the s. Although he praises the Army’s desegregation efforts, he notes.

Buy this book The superstar of rock music was already a celebrity when he was drafted into the army in Presley could have spent his military service entertaining troops; instead, he.

Elvis in the Army was written by William J Taylor Jr in about Bill’s relationship with Elvis while they served together in the army. They were in the 32nd Tank Battalion in Germany for seven months between and Bill was a lieutenant commissions officer while Elvis was an enlisted private, and then later made sergeant.

Highly Recomended - A Date With Elvis is a great photo / information book. Deluxe hardcover, and bonus poster included. The book is in both English and German which enhances the book and it Being about Elvis in Germany.

Filled with rare and previously unpublished photos, original news stories, interviews and pictures of memorabilia over pages, this book is highly recommended.

For hard-core fans only, a dull memoir of a few months in Elvis Presley's two-year military career. Taylor, a retired army colonel and military analyst, was a year-old first lieutenant stationed with the 32nd Tank Battalion in West Germany when year-old Private Presley arrived in Author: Jr.

Taylor. JanuElvis registers for the U.S. Selective Service System. Under the draft system, young men of good health were expected to be available from to serve in the military for two years of active duty and then four years in the reserves. January 4, - Kennedy Veterans Hospital for an Army pre-induction physical.

The Yearbook is in good condition, with no marks or damage, with approximately pages of photographs of army life. It is however, nearly 50 years old. This will give an Elvis fan a good taste of what life was all about for the "King" as he was serving his military duty as a regular GI.

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