This is sure to be a fascinating event!!!!!!!!
A biography of a master sailor, war hero, and one of the most unusual and troubled stars of the Golden Era of Hollywood
Lee Mandel was born in New York City. He received his undergraduate degree from Washington and Jefferson College, his medical degree from the University of Miami and he did his internal medicine training at the Medical University of South Carolina Hospitals in Charleston, SC. He has an MPH degree from the University of Pittsburgh and also completed the US Navy’s aerospace medicine residency. He is board certified in internal medicine and aviation medicine.
During his naval career, he has been on the staff of four navy hospitals and served twice as a staff internist at the Office of the Attending Physician, United States Congress. In addition, he served as Senior Medical Officer on three US Navy aircraft carriers. He retired from the United States Navy with the rank of Captain in June, 2013.
Captain Mandel is an avid writer and historian and has been published in numerous journals both in medicine and in history. As a result of his research on the health history of President John F. Kennedy, he has appeared two times on the History Channel. He is the author of Moryak: A Novel of the Russian Revolution, published by Glagoslov Publications and Unlikely Warrior: A Pacifist Rabbi’s Journey from the Pulpit to Iwo Jima, published by Pelican Publishing Company.
Sterling Hayden’s Wars is published by the University Press of Mississippi.