Halsey's Typhoon: The True Story of a Fighting Admiral, an Epic Storm, and an Untold Rescue
Monday, February 5, at 7 PM
In mid-December 1944, nearly eight hundred American lives were lost, three ships lay on the ocean's bottom, and the Third Fleet was decimated. The Japanese were not to blame, however; Mother Nature was the culprit. Using documents recently unclassified and through talking to survivors, Tom Clavin and co-author Bob Drury tell the long-forgotten story of one of the greatest disasters and most dramatic rescues of World War II.