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The Lonely Ships

On 8 December 1941, Asia's reign of peace collapsed. The U.S. Asiatic Fleet, without a single battleship, attempted a gallant but powerless defense of the Dutch East Indies. Here is the explosive true story of the lonely ships of the Fleet and the men who defended its honor.

  • Author: Edwin P. Hoyt
  • Title: The Lonely Ships: The Life and Death of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet
  • First Published by: Pinnacle Books
  • First Published Format: HC
  • First Published Date: 1976

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