Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945
Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 2006, 1st Ed. Hardbound. Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945 by Evan Thomas. Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 2006. 1st Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Fine in Good DJ. Orig owners name in ink inside front cover. 415 Pgs. ISBN 0743252217. The author takes you inside the naval war of 1941-1945 in the South Pacific in a way that blends the best of military and cultural history and riveting narrative drama. He follows four men throughout: Admiral William Halsey, the macho, gallant, racist American fleet commander; Admiral Tadeo Durita, the Japanese battleship commander charged with making what was, in essence, a suicidal fleet attack against the American invasion of the Philippines: Admiral Mataome Ugaki, a self-styled samurai who was the commander of all kamikazes and himself the last kamikaze of the war; and Commander Ernest Evans, a Cherokee Indian and Annapolis graduate who led his destroyer on the last great charge in the last great naval battle in history. Illustrated with maps and black & white photos. Description text copyright 2017 BooksForComfort. Item ID 32285. ISBN: 0743252217. Fine in Good DJ. Orig owners name in ink inside front cover. 8vo..
Book number: 32285
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