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Down to the sea : an epic story of naval disaster and heroism in World War II

Author: Bruce B Henderson
Publisher: New York : Collins, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Smithsonian books paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Presents the true story of one of the worst Naval combat disasters of World War II when Admiral William Halsey's Third Fleet sailed into a deadly typhoon in the Pacific in December 1944, resulting in the sinking of three ships and damage to twenty-eight other ships, over 140 aircraft, and over 750 men lost at sea.
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce B Henderson
ISBN: 9780061173172 0061173177
OCLC Number: 191930846
Description: xiv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Bruce Henderson.

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Presents the true story of one of the worst Naval combat disasters of World War II when Admiral William Halsey's Third Fleet sailed into a deadly typhoon in the Pacific in December 1944, resulting in the sinking of three ships and damage to twenty-eight other ships, over 140 aircraft, and over 750 men lost at sea.

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