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Sea Cobra : Admiral Halsey's Task Force and the Great Pacific Typhoon - Buckner F. Melton, Jr.

Sea Cobra

Admiral Halsey's Task Force and the Great Pacific Typhoon

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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 of nearly one thousand sailors-the most costly mission of the Pacific war.

The Fleetp. 1
The Beastp. 41
The Smart Bombsp. 63
Delugep. 91
Lost Boysp. 145
The Reckoningp. 201
Epilogue: Viperp. 247
Author's Notep. 275
Notesp. 279
Glossaryp. 303
Suggested Readingp. 305
Indexp. 311
About the Authorp. 319
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ISBN: 9781592289783
ISBN-10: 1592289789
Series: Lyons Press Ser.
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 1st March 2007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.64