Twelve Desperate Miles

Twelve Desperate Miles

The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa

Book - 2012
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Documents the World War II service of a Honduran banana boat staffed with international merchant seamen, inmates, and a French harbor pilot who heroically succeeded in setting the stage for Patton's epic invasion of North Africa.
Publisher: New York : Crown, c2012
Characteristics: xv, 328 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307590374 : $26.00
0307590372 : $26.00
Call Number: 940.54234 BRADY
Alternative Title: 12 desperate miles


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