military books by servicemembers.



Frank L Grube

Home | United States Army | United States Marine Corps | United States Navy | United States Coast Guard | United States Air Force | Subject | Rank | Articles, Stories and Poetry | Contact Us | FAQs | Site Map

Frank L Grube, USA, “enlisted in the Army in the mid 1950s. By serving at the U.S. Army Ammunition Depot on Okinawa for two and one-half years, Frank saw the places where some of the fiercest battles of World War 2 were fought. In the early 1960s, after being honorably discharged, Frank L Grube accepted an appointment in the Finance Branch of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C. This was his initial appointment into Federal Civil Service, which was to last until his retirement in the early 1990s. Frank L Grube is the author of Z Square 7, A B-29 True Story.

According to the book description of Z Square 7, A B-29 True Story, “This book is for readers who have an interest in World War 2 and the bombing of the Japanese Empire by the B-29, Superfortress. It is full of personal stories and pictures about this historic World War 2 bomber. The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. has added "Z Square 7, A B-29 True Story" to their permanent World War 2 Reference Collection (Catalog Card Number 2005416558).


The B-29, 42-63486, Z Square 7, was shot down in Tokyo Bay at 4:00 AM on May 24, 1945 after bombing the south Tokyo docks, with only the Bombardier returning after the war. But readers will see that this book is not about the tragic death of this crew but of their patriotism and their love for this country. Everyone of them felt "going to war was something they had to do." It is a tribute to their heroism and sacrifice.

Z Square 7, A B-29 True Story
Frank L. Grube  More Info

Hap Halloran, a B-29 Navigator and Japanese POW, gives readers the focus of the book when he said, "There are many unanswered questions about the fate of this crew and other crews but in remembering we can be proud of who they were, what they did, what they stood for, and what they were a part of." These are the four chapters of "Z Square 7, A B-29 True Story" that tell the story of these true American heroes.”

© 2013 - 2017 Hi Tech Criminal Justice