By Kemp Tolley
Events overtook the plan, even though, while Pearl Harbor was once bombed ahead of the Lanikai may perhaps get underway. while Bataan and Corregidor fell, she was once ordered to set sail for Australia and have become one of many few U.S. naval vessels to flee the Philippines. during this booklet Tolley tells the saga of her nice experience in the course of those grim, early days of the warfare and makes historical past come alive as he regales the reader with information of the operation and an evidence of President Roosevelt's order. Tolley's description in their get away in jap warship-infested waters ranks with the simplest of sea stories, and few might be in a position to put out of your mind the Lanikai's 4,000-mile, three-month odyssey.
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Cruise of the Lanikai: Incitement to War (Bluejacket Books) by Kemp Tolley