The Hills Went Boom! Join with the United States Marine Corps newly formed Reconnaissance Battalion. The year is 1952 and twelve enlisted men; eleven Marines and one US Navy Corpsman have completed their yearlong Reconnaissance, Demolition and Survival training.
The Hills Went Boom! Join with the United States Marine Corps newly formed Reconnaissance Battalion. The twelve are known as "Recon Unit One" and their mission is to conduct clandestine and highly classified raids on tunnels and caves in the Chinese Communist controlled mountains of North Korea. The missions are complex and filled with danger from many sources.
The Hills Went Boom! book. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Hills Went Boom! by. Hank Acker.
Follow the USMC Recon Marines as they airdrop into North Korea during the Korean war. Their objective is to destroy tunnels and caves and prevent their use by the enemy. Storing war material and munitions out of sight was a priority for the North Koreans and the Chinese Army. The Recon Marines job is dangerous, difficult and highly secret. The involvement of many other service personnel makes the story both interesting and compelling.
Pres/CEO of Hank Acker-Consultant, Inc. for 9 years. Computer Lab Aide for 7 years. I am currently a writer of novels, one is published; The Hills Went Boom! a story about a USMC Recon Unit during the Korean War. Currently I am writing the sequel and a novel about a teenage boy growing up in rural Connecticut in the late 1940's. My wife and I have ten children, 6 girls and 4 boys.
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Sings Hank Williams is the seventh album by American country and rock and roll singer Johnny Cash, released under Sun Records on September 15, 1960
Sings Hank Williams is the seventh album by American country and rock and roll singer Johnny Cash, released under Sun Records on September 15, 1960. Only the first four of the twelve tracks on the album were written by Williams, with most of the others being written by Cash.
Propane Boom is the thirty-fifth episode of King of the Hill. It was first aired on May 17, 1998. The episode was written by Norm Hiscock, and directed by Gary McCarver. While watching television, Hank sees a commercial featuring Mega Lo Mart spokesman Chuck Mangione as he announces that the store is now selling propane. Hank can hardly contain his anger.
In the heat of the Korean War, Allied forces have a problem: the North Korean army is using a network of old Japanese tunnels to run military operations against the South, with near impunity.