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The Original Tomcat : A Fletcher Destroyer Goes To War
by Jackson Sellers


Overview - Message to Readers: At long last "The Original Tomcat" has found an everlasting home. Never again will the book be out of print and unavailable to those seeking it. In this respect, Xlibris is superior to traditional publishers. At Xlibris, a book with small or modest sales is not allowed to languish and die.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Message to Readers: At long last "The Original Tomcat" has found an everlasting home. Never again will the book be out of print and unavailable to those seeking it. In this respect, Xlibris is superior to traditional publishers. At Xlibris, a book with small or modest sales is not allowed to languish and die. From now on, "The Original Tomcat" can be purchased from Xlibris.com, Amazon.com or other Internet book services. And for those who are not PC savvy, the book can be ordered at brick-and-mortar bookstores such as Borders or Barnes & Noble. Just ask for "The Original Tomcat" by Jackson Sellers, and decide whether you want it in dust-jacketed hardback or quality paperback. The world's most famous class of destroyers, the "Fletchers," joined the American fleet during World War II. There were 175 of these little gray workhorses, all heavily armed against threats from sea, land and air. No admiral ever had enough of them. Most fought in the Pacific War against Japan, serving anonymously alongside well-known aircraft carriers and battleships. Dozens of "Fletchers" ran with the big boys in mighty Fast Carrier Task Force 38/58 under Admirals Halsey, Spruance, Mitscher and McCain. The "USS Colahan (DD-658)" steamed this perilous but triumphant journey to Tokyo Bay, surviving when others didn't. This is the fifth and final edition of "The Original Tomcat: A Fletcher Destroyer Goes to War," The book, which follows the "Colahan" through the climactic 1944/1945 battles of the Japanese-American Pacific War, was author-published four times in limited editions between 1994 and 1997. It was well received by "Colahan" shipmates and "Fletcher"-class destroyer fans, and it continues to be in demand.Here is a sampling of reader reactions: "A wonderful work by a skilled writer. All ships should be so lucky as to have their exploits chronicled so well." Thomas J. Peltin, president of "Tin Can Sailors, Inc." "A magnificent p

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781413434095
  • ISBN-10: 1413434096
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corp
  • Publish Date: June 2004
  • Page Count: 496
  • Dimensions: 1 x 5.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds


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