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A navy officer’s journey from the South to prisoner of war

In The Last Ring Home, a modern-day advertising executive named Minter Dial II tries to piece together the story of his grandfather — Lieutenant Nathaniel Minter Dial of the US Navy, who died as a Japanese prisoner of war in World War II. The first chapter is one of the book’s strongest. It takes the […]