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Sea Cobra : Admiral Halsey's task force and the great Pacific typhoon

Author: Buckner F Melton
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the costliest battles of World War II happens to be one of the least known. After failing to stop the attack of Admiral Takeo Kurita at Leyte Gulf, Admiral " Bull" Halsey made a desperate attempt to engage the Japanese Imperial Navy in a full-scale battle. Acting against better judgment and in a desperate attempt at redemption, Halsey led his crew into the raging path of a typhoon, which resulted in the loss  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William F Halsey; William F Halsey; William Frederick Halsey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Buckner F Melton
ISBN: 1592289789 9781592289783
OCLC Number: 86085879
Description: 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 The Fleet 1 --
Part 2 The Beast 41 --
Part 3 The Smart Bombs 63 --
Part 4 Deluge 91 --
Part 5 Lost Boys 145 --
Part 6 The Reckoning 201 --
Epilogue: Viper 247.
Responsibility: Buckner F. Melton, Jr.
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The history of one of the most dramatic and underreported stories of WWII.  Read more...

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