Halsey's typhoon : the true story of a fighting admiral, an epic storm, and an untold rescue /

Title Halsey's typhoon : the true story of a fighting admiral, an epic storm, and an untold rescue /
Names Drury, Bob.
Clavin, Thomas.
Book Number DB066099
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Books
Annotation Account of Typhoon Cobra, a devastating Pacific storm that struck Admiral William Halsey's fleet near the Philippines in December 1944, sinking three ships and claiming the lives of some eight hundred men. Describes the efforts of USS Tabberer captain Henry Plage, who defied orders and rescued drifting sailors. 2007.
Narrator Hurt, Christopher.
Local Subject WAR/TERRORISM - 930
WAR/TERRORISM - WORLD WARS - 933
HISTORY, U.S - 970
HISTORY, U.S. - 20TH CENTURY - 974B
HISTORY, U.S. - MILITARY/GOVERNMENT - 979
Male Narrator - MN
Audience Notes A NLS/BPH
LC Subject Shipwrecks - Philippine Sea - History
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc
Typhoons - History - 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 - Naval operations, American
Call Number 940.545973 ANF
Language English
Released 2007
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2007 (American Foundation for the Blind, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2007.
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