Stu Richards

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Gender MALE
Industry Government
Occupation Electronic Tech
Location Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Introduction My interests are Aviation, military history, Early Baseball and anthracite coal mining. My interest in military history deals with what the common soldier, sailor, marine and airman experienced during peace time or war.I enjoy old aircraft their systems, equipment and operations. I have published four books two on military history. "Pennsylvanian Voices of the Great War".McFarland Press and "The History of Company C 50th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry, from the camp, battlefield and the prison pen, " The History Press. My coal mining books include, "Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region," Arcadia Press and "Death in the Mines", The History Press. I served for four years in the USAF as an aircraft mechanic working on many different types of aircraft. I served for 13 months in Vietnam while working and flying on the C7A Caribou. I also worked as an Air Traffic Controller in the PANG. I started my work career after the military as an aircraft mechanic for the US Gov't working on Ch-47, OH-6, OH-58 U-8 and U8-F aircraft. .
Interests Military History, Aviation, Coal Mining, Writing, Living History interp, Music, Guitar playing
Favorite Movies Military, and Jimmy Cagney Movies
Favorite Music Pink Floyd, Southern Rock, ah actually all types.
Favorite Books Hard question seeing I have over 2000 non fiction books in my library mostly military history.

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