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Tin Can Sailor: Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945

Written by:
C. Raymond Calhoun
Narrated by:
Norman Dietz

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
February 2018
10 hours 10 minutes
More than eight hundred sailors served aboard the Sterett during her hazardous and demanding duties in World War II. This is the story of those men and their beloved ship, recorded by a junior officer who served on the famous destroyer from her commissioning in 1939 to April 1943, when he was wounded at the Battle of Tulagi. Peppered with the kind of vivid, authentic details that could only be provided by a participant, the book is the saga of a gallant fighting ship that earned a Presidential Unit Citation for her part in the Third Battle of Savo Island, where she took on a battleship, cruiser, and destroyer, and was the last to leave the fray. Calhoun's gripping and colorful account tells what it was like to be there during those furiously fought, close-range engagements.
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Peter H.

Good narrative from someone who clearly bonded with the ship and crew.

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