Chronicles the eventful history of one of 5,000 ships that stood off the Normandy beaches in June 1944, awaiting the invasion of Europe, and the only one of those 5,000 that has survived and will share in the upcoming D-Day-plus-50-years celebrations. The SS Jeremiah O'Brien , berthed in San Francisco, was also the first of the museum ships, and the story of that accomplishment follows description of her activities during the war. Published by The Glencannon Press, PO Box 341, Palo Alto, CA 94302. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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Capt. Jaffee is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York. Author of eight maritime books, he was chief officer of the SS Jeremiah O'Brien on her epic return voyage to Normandy in 1994 for the 50th Anniversary of D-Day.
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Book Description Glencannon Pr, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110963758608
Book Description Glencannon Pr, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0963758608