Liberating North China - 1945 Book signing here at the Vineyard. Come in buy a book talk one on one with the author William Hook (AKA our very own Uncle Bill and Captain Hook) and he will send you home with a signed book. This will be one of your last chances to see Uncle Bill as his visit is coming an end and he will be heading back to Singapore.
Introduction: "This is a China Marine's story which portrays a little known piece of history, Brigadier General William A Worton Selected 9 other officers and 6 enlisted me to accompany him in the Advance Party to enter North China 16 days after Japan's surrender on the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. His mission was to establish contact and make initial arrangements for the official surrender of North China from the Japanese High Command to the III Amphibious Corps on behalf of the Allied forces which took place in October 1945. On the cover, commanding General of the III Amphibious Corps (USMC) Keller E Rockey is signing the surrender document on behalf of the Allied Forces. Directly behind him is brigadier William A Worton, the principle character in this book."