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Sea Cobra

Admiral Halsey"s task force and the great Pacific typhoon

by Buckner F. Melton

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Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Halsey, William Frederick, -- 1882-1959.,
  • United States. -- Navy. -- Fast Carrier Task Force.,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean.,
  • Typhoons.,
  • Admirals -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-309) and index.

    StatementBuckner F. Melton, Jr.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD773 .M38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination318 p. :
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17993644M
    ISBN 101592289789
    ISBN 109781592289783
    LC Control Number2007275441

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