Typhoon: The Other Enemy The Third Fleet and the Pacific Storm of December 1944. C. Raymond Calhoun.

Typhoon: The Other Enemy The Third Fleet and the Pacific Storm of December 1944

Hardcover, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1981. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. On December 8, 1944 a typhoon struck the ships of the US Third Fleet killing 778 men, 3 destroyers, and more than 100 aircraft. The author, Captain Calhoun, was with the fleet during the typhoon commanding a ship that came close to destruction. This is his account of that horrible storm. Covers clean. Boards very slightly bowed. Tail of spine very gently bumped. Corners sharp. Page edges have minimal soiling. No previous owner marks. Text, photographs, charts, graphs, and maps all clean and bright. Dust Jacket clean and bright. DJ spine very slightly age darkened. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 247 pages. [Item #80229]

Price: $16.00

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