Saturday, January 14, 2012
A HUGE REASON TO READ THE BOOK
I am Al Sumrall, co-author with Mark Cowan of "Old Hoodoo" The Battleship Texas (1895-1911). While we would love for you to obtain, read, and review our book "Old Hoodoo", there is a more important reason that transcends the story of the USS Texas. Once you read this illustrated history you will absolutely understand the reason we need to save the USS Olympia which is in grave danger of being lost in the next two years. The book covers not only the story of the Texas in detail but also all the equipment used on the Texas and the fleet that surrounded it. It is one thing to read a book about these subjects and look at pictures. It is quite another to actually walk the deck and experience the history. The USS Olympia is the last chance to do that.