About the Book
This is an Authors Guild/BIP title. Please use Authors Guild/BIP specs. Author's Bio: Please use author's bio. Description: This is the story of a P.T. Boat captain in World War II involved in the battle of Guadalcanal and his brief affair with his squadron commander's wife. It is a picture of the U.S. Navy in the dark years of war, facing defeat and victory.
About the Author
John Clagett commanded a PT boat at Guadalcanal and was severely injured in the sinking of PT 111 on February 1, 1943. Some of his accomplishments are graduating from the Naval Academy, receiving a Ph.D. from Yale University, spending three years in Norway with the diplomatic corps, and being Professor Emeritus, English, at Middlebury College. Clagett's hobbies include skiing, fishing and reading, and he is the author of 19 books.