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Stormchasers : the Hurricane Hunters and their fateful flight into Hurricane Janet

Author: David M Toomey
Publisher: New York : Norton, 2003, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifty years after Isaac's Storm, a riveting story of the first Hurricane Hunters, and the one crew who paid the ultimate price.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Toomey
ISBN: 0393324486 9780393324488
OCLC Number: 52820081
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©2002.
Description: 314 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: In September 1955, a Hurricane Hunter flew out of Guantanamo Bay into the eye of Hurricane Janet: a routine weather reconnaissance mission from which they never returned. "Stormchasers" reconstructs the ill-fated mission of Windham's crew from preflight checks to the chilling moment of their final transmission.
Responsibility: David Toomey.
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"Riveting... Toomey is imaginative and compelling in his re-creation." "Toomey brings a novelist's eye and an investigative journalist's panache to the history and science."

 
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