UPC 9781612772868 200,000 Miles Aboard the Destroyer Cotton 

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ISBN 9781612772868 - 200,000 Miles Aboard the Destroyer Cotton

ISBN 9781612772868

200,000 Miles Aboard the Destroyer Cotton
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Description: In mid-June 1943, Snelling Robinson, a 20-year-old Harvard graduate and newly commissioned ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve, joined the pre-commissioning crew of the Fletcher class destroyer USS Cotten. The new crew trained for the remainder of the summer and t hen sailed to Pearl Harbor in time to join the newly established Fifth Fleet. Under t he command of Admiral Raymond Spruance, the Fifth Fleet was given orders to invade Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands in November 1943. This offensive, along with naval battles in the Philippine Sea, the Leyte Gulf, and the invasion of Iwo Jima in February 1945, is chronicled from the perspective of a young deck officer and is integrated with the backgrou

ISBN: 9781612772868
ISBN-13: 9 781612 772868
ISBN-10, Asin and Amazon's sku: 1612772868
Gtin13: 9781612772868
Gtin: 09781612772868
price data: $13.59 - NewCondition - InStock

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