Hoehling, A. A. (Adolph A.)

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Adolph August Hoehling (1914-2004) was a writer and military historian. He worked as an editor, journalist, and author. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and it was his experience there as a lieutenant commander of the Armed Guard on merchant vessels that provided inspiration for his memoir, "The Fighting Liberty Ships." He published at least thirty titles of historical non-fiction, focusing on the Civil War, the Great War, and World War II. Some of these books include "Who Destroyed the Hindenburg?," "Last Train from Atlanta," and "Vicksburg: 47 Days of Siege."

From the description of A. A. Hoehling papers, 1861-1975. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 714182195

A.A. Hoehling graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. Was a reporter for the Washington star in the late 1930s. During World War II served aboard minesweepers and blimps and was an armed guard for merchant vessels. After the war was a journalist for the Portland telegram. Was a freelance writer of articles and stories with maritime and naval history themes.

From the description of SS Lusitania correspondence & manuscript collection (1915-1957) 1950-1957. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 43454641

Adolph August Hoehling (1914-2004) was a writer and military historian. He worked as an editor, journalist, and author. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and it was his experience there as a lieutenant commander of the Armed Guard on merchant vessels that provided inspiration for his memoir, The Fighting Liberty Ships . He published at least thirty titles of historical non-fiction, focusing on the Civil War, the Great War, and World War II. Some of these books include Who Destroyed the Hindenburg?, Last Train from Atlanta, and Vicksburg: 47 Days of Siege .

From the guide to the A. A. Hoehling papers, 1861-1975, (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.)

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creatorOf Hoehling, A. A. (Adolph A.). SS Lusitania correspondence & manuscript collection (1915-1957) 1950-1957. The Mariners' Museum Library
creatorOf A. A. Hoehling papers, 1861-1975 University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
creatorOf Hoehling, A. A. (Adolph A.). A. A. Hoehling papers, 1861-1975. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
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associatedWith Cavell, Edith, 1865-1915. person
associatedWith Franklin (Aircraft carrier) corporateBody
associatedWith Hindenburg (Airship) corporateBody
associatedWith Hoehling, Mary Duprey, 1914- person
associatedWith Lexington (Aircraft carrier : 1927-1942) corporateBody
associatedWith Lusitania (Steamship) corporateBody
associatedWith Monitor (Ironclad) corporateBody
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Ireland--Old Head of Kinsale
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World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945
Shipwrecks--History--20th century
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations, German
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc
World War, 1939-1945--United States
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