The Survivors

Ronald McKee

Published by Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis - New York, 1953
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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246 pages. On the night of February 28, 1942, the Australian light cruiser Perth and the American heavy cruiser Houston were making for Sunda Strait, the narrow sea passage between Java and Sumatra, escaping from the holocaust in the Battle of the Java Sea. The Perth and Houston were sunk by a Japanese naval force in what is called the Battle of Sunda Strait. The Survivors began among the stained pages of a ten-cent notebook which the author's friend, Lieutenant Commander Owen, kept during four years as a prisoner of war in Japan. Two-page three color cut-away plan of the Perth, Three-color map of the Sunda Strait, Three-color drawing of the Perth in action. Numerous black-white drawings. Spine of dust jacket missing small piece. Inventory #16-000542-0045. Bookseller Inventory # 000542

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Title: The Survivors

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis - New York

Publication Date: 1953

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Frank Norton

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good plus

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