Sea of Thunder

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Sea of Thunder

Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945

By Evan Thomas

Simon & Schuster, Hardcover, 9780743252218, 432pp.

Publication Date: November 7, 2006

Drawing on oral histories, diaries, correspondence, postwar testimony from both American and Japanese participants, and interviews with survivors, Thomas provides this riveting account of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944, the culminating battle of the war in the Pacific. Photos. Maps.

About the Author

Evan Thomas is assistant managing editor of Newsweek. He has won a National Magazine Award and taught writing at Harvard and Princeton. He has written seven books, including New York Times bestselling John Paul Jones.