Harm's Way
  • Author : James E. Bassett
  • Release Date : 29 December 2015
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 13 : 1522968261

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Book Description: Harm's Way, first published in 1962, is a classic novel of the U.S. Navy in the Pacific, beginning with a ship on patrol in the waters off Pearl Harbor, and following the command of Captain Rockwell Torrey. It is the story of a man assigned the impossible - to get a stalled operation back on its timetable, mount an invasion against a stronghold reputedly impregnable, stop the enemy's drive against overwhelming odds - and how he succeeded. Author James Bassett was a staff officer closely associated with Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, and handled his press relations from the Guadalcanal campaign to the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay. Bassett held the rank of captain, USNR (Ret.).

Harm s Way

Harm s Way

Author : James E. Bassett
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Genre : Uncategorized
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Harm's Way, first published in 1962, is a classic novel of the U.S. Navy in the Pacific, beginning with a ship on patrol in the waters off Pearl Harbor, and following the command of Captain Rockwell Torrey. It is the story of a man assigned the impossible - to get ...

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