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Danger's Hour: The Story of the USS Bunker Hill and the Kamikaze Pilot Who Crippled Her

Kennedy, Maxwell Taylor

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ISBN 10: 0743260805 / ISBN 13: 9780743260800
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 2008
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Inscribed By Author 0743260805 KENNEDY, MAXWELL TAYLOR. DANGER'S HOUR - The story of the USS BUNKER HILL and the kamikaze pilot who crippled her. Simon & Schuster. New York. 2008. First Edition, FIRST PRINTING. 6.25" x 9.5". 515 pages. SCARCE COPY INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Inscription says "This book is especially for Chuck Fleischmann with love of Michael + Me, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy" (with name signed by initials.) Congressman Chuck Fleischmann is a conservative Republican who represents the 3rd District of Tennessee. Book is in FINE condition with 3/4 rust brown paper over dark brown paper boards with bold bright lettering. Book's spine tips and corners are untouched. Tight, bright and unmarked. Dustjacket is also FINE with glossy cover with picture of USS BUNKER HILL's burning flight deck. Jacket's spine tips, corners and edges also are untouched. Pictorial endpaper s with front endpaper map titled "The War in the Pacific" and rear endpaper having detailed picture of the USS Bunker Hill. Price point intact. Bookseller Inventory # 006034

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Title: Danger's Hour: The Story of the USS Bunker ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Like New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Printing

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Traces the story of the May 11, 1945 attack on the USS Bunker Hill while evaluating its legacy as the war's deadliest kamikaze assault, explaining how the ship and crew's resilience proved pivotal to the Allied victory in the Pacific. 60,000 first printing.

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Maxwell Taylor Kennedy graduated from Harvard University and the University of Virginia School of Law. He taught environmental studies at Boston College, where he cofounded the Urban Ecology Institute. Mr. Kennedy served as a prosecutor for three years before he collected and edited his first book, Make Gentle the Life of This World: The Vision of Robert Kennedy. Maxwell Taylor Kennedy is an avid scuba diver and co-led an expedition that located the wrecks of a fleet of pirate ships off Venezuela. He also participated in the National Geographic Explorers search for PT 109. A devoted maritime historian, Mr. Kennedy is currently an Associate Scholar of the John Carter Brown Library, a Center for Advanced Research in History and the Humanities at Brown University. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Vicki, and their children, Maxey, Summer, and Noah.

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