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JFK's War

JFK's War

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by Thomas Fleming
     
 
On August 1, 1943, PT-109 was idling off the South Pacific island of Kolombangara when, without warning, a Japanese destroyer sliced the boat in half, igniting its thousands of gallons of gasoline. PT-109�s commander and surviving crew were flung or leaped into the blazing water, an ordeal writers, relatives, and friends would use to create a drama that propelled John

Overview

On August 1, 1943, PT-109 was idling off the South Pacific island of Kolombangara when, without warning, a Japanese destroyer sliced the boat in half, igniting its thousands of gallons of gasoline. PT-109�s commander and surviving crew were flung or leaped into the blazing water, an ordeal writers, relatives, and friends would use to create a drama that propelled John F. Kennedy to the presidency of the United States. Here, in this short-form book by New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming is the story of what really happened that night.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014471107
Publisher:
New Word City
Publication date:
04/14/2014
Series:
The Thomas Fleming Library , #6
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,038,656
File size:
672 KB

Meet the Author

New York Times bestselling author Thomas Fleming is one of the most respected and prolific historians and novelists of our time. He has written more than twenty nonfiction books that have won prizes and praise from critics and fellow historians, many with a special focus on the American Revolution. He has also written twenty-three historical novels, many of them bestsellers.

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