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Author Calhoun, C. Raymond, 1913- author.

Title Typhoon: the other enemy : the Third Fleet and the Pacific storm of December 1944 / by Captain C. Raymond Calhoun, U.S. Navy (Retired).

Publication Info. Annapolis, Maryland. : Naval Institute Press, [1981]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Graves-Hume PL Adult Non Fiction - GVHY-12  940.54 CAL    AVAILABLE
Description x, 247 pages : maps, charts, facsimile, photographs ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-240) and index.
Summary Captain C. Raymond Calhoun, the commanding officer the Dewey, a ship that came close to destruction in the typhoon of December, 1944, documents the tragic ordeal that claimed 778 men, three destroyers, and more than 100 aircraft. Details the events surrounding the storm, its chilling onset and ferocity. Pursues the reasons behind the failures in command at the fleet and task-force levels that contributed to the disaster.
Subject Calhoun, C. Raymond, 1913-
Calhoun, C. Raymond, 1913- (OCoLC)fst00070640
United States. Navy. Task Force 38 -- History.
United States. Navy. Task Force 38. (OCoLC)fst00555927
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.
Typhoons -- History -- 20th century.
Destroyers (Warships) -- History -- 20th century.
Destroyers (Warships) (OCoLC)fst00891435
Military operations, Naval -- American. (OCoLC)fst01710245
Typhoons. (OCoLC)fst01160055
Pacific Ocean -- Naval operations.
Genre/Form Personal narratives. (OCoLC)fst01423843
Autobiographies. (OCoLC)fst01919894
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Personal narratives -- American. (OCoLC)fst01424071
Personal narratives.
Added Author Naval Institute Press, publisher.
ISBN 0870215108

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