Summary for Novel 109122, for inside cover jacket, “Autumn Winds Over Okinawa, 1945” Dr. Pelham Mead III

On the fateful day on August 31, 1945, four sailors departed the USS Antietam CV-36 on a launch headed for the shores of Okinawa. The war was officially over, and all of them wanted to transfer back to the States. In the launch were Chief Petty Officer of Machinists, Ken Mead, Seaman First Class RobertContinue reading “Summary for Novel 109122, for inside cover jacket, “Autumn Winds Over Okinawa, 1945” Dr. Pelham Mead III”

Chapter 2 from the Novel, “Autumn Winds Over Okinawa 1945 by Dr. Pelham Mead (c) 2010, Xlibris Publishers.

Chapter 2- Arriving in Okinawa on Aug. 30, 1945 Early on the morning of Aug. 30, 1945, I could see the Kerama islands with binoculars from the bridge of the USS Antietam CV-36 aircraft carrier. Captain James Tague had called me up to the bridge to give me my temporary transfer papers that would eventuallyContinue reading “Chapter 2 from the Novel, “Autumn Winds Over Okinawa 1945 by Dr. Pelham Mead (c) 2010, Xlibris Publishers.”

The White Eyes and the Native Americans

By Dr. Pelham Mead If you country was invaded by a foreigner what would you do? Fight back of course. Supposing the invader had superior weapons and you had only bows and arrows? Such was the plight of the American Native Indians. Who were the good guys and the bad guys? That depends on whoContinue reading “The White Eyes and the Native Americans”

Jesus and John, a Novel by Dr. Pelham Mead

Background to the novel. I wanted to answer many questions about Jesus and his cousin John in their childhood and teen years. For Jesus the Holy Family flight into Egypt to avoid Herods soldiers was taken from the written tradition of the Egyptian Coptic Church.  For hundreds of years the story of the Holy familyContinue reading “Jesus and John, a Novel by Dr. Pelham Mead”

Chapter 5- Young John from the Novel, “Jesus and John,” by Dr. Pelham Mead, Xlibris publishers

Chapter 5- Young John   Luke:   1:57 When the time arrived for Elizabeth to have her child she gave birth to a son. 1:58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown his great mercy toward her, and they rejoiced with her. 1:59 When they came on the eighth day to circumciseContinue reading “Chapter 5- Young John from the Novel, “Jesus and John,” by Dr. Pelham Mead, Xlibris publishers”

dirty fat king henry VIII 1500’s

History records that when King Henry VIII met his wife to be Princess Anne of Cleve’s from Germany he said she was plain and ugly. From Anne of Cleaves viewpoint she had never seen a photo or painting of Henry before. She was told he was tall ,red headed, and handsome. That was twenty yearsContinue reading “dirty fat king henry VIII 1500’s”

Anne of Cleve’s, 4th wife of King Henry VIII

Anne was the step mother of Mary oldest daughter of king Henry VIII. she was a year older than Mary and a close friend who helped both Mary and Elizabeth educate themselves. she outlived Henry VIii and lived to see the Coronation of Mary as Queen of England. she became a close friend to theContinue reading “Anne of Cleve’s, 4th wife of King Henry VIII”