Officially Dead : The Story of Commander C. D. Smith.
New York: Random House, 1945. 8vo. 244 pp. corners and spine ends bumped and rubbed, lightly rolled, light soiling to covers, rubbing to spine, some lettering on spine worn away. light pencil marks to dedication page. small knick to back edge. "The Elkton had gone down. Probably her hatches had been stove in and she had plummeted down beneath the water; she had gone down so far that finally the pressure had exploded her oil tanks and only the dark patch showed her grave. A year later a lifebelt washed up on shore at Samar Island. Poor Schnellhardt and his whole crew were lost."@@@ Signed by the Author. Very Good Cloth (Item ID: 64088)