Down to the Sea: An Epic Story of Naval Disaster and Heroism in World War II

Henderson, Bruce.

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New York: Smithsonian, 2007. First edition 368 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in dj. First edition. In 1944, the US Third Fleet sailed directly into a storm; 3 ships were sunk, 28 ships were damaged, 146 aircraft were destroyed & 756 men were lost at sea. This book draws on extensive interviews w/ living survivors, rescuers, family members, letters, diaries, transcripts & other official reports. Filled w/ b&w photos. Binding tight. Sm po pen signature & date to title pg otherwise textblock clean & crisp. Faint shelfwear to dj. Fine in Fine DJ Hardcover 9780061173165 (Item ID: 157521)

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