By Robert J. Mrazek
One of many nice untold tales of worldwide battle II ultimately involves gentle during this exciting account of Torpedo Squadron 8 and their heroic efforts in aiding an outmatched U.S. fleet win severe victories at halfway and Guadalcanal. those 35 American men--many flying superseded aircraft--changed the process heritage, occurring to develop into the war's such a lot embellished naval air squadron, whereas ache the heaviest losses in U.S. naval aviation history.
Mrazek paints relocating pictures of the boys within the squadron, and exposes a surprising cover-up that price many lives. full of exciting scenes of conflict, betrayal, and sacrifice, A sunrise LIKE THUNDER is destined to develop into a vintage within the literature of global conflict II.
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