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Bruce Henderson is the author or coauthor of more than twenty nonfiction books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller And the Sea Will Tell (with Vincent Bugliosi) and Down to the Sea. A former newspaper and magazine writer, Henderson has taught nonfiction writing at several major universities. He lives in Menlo Park, California.
This is a deeply researched story of the loss of three destroyers in a Typhoon during WW II. I like books that not only tell what happens but let me see the heroism of men during... Read morePublished 7 months ago by S. Poet
Purchased this book off a recommendation from a friend. It is a factual book but in some aspects, a bit too much. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jill
This is one book that will stay in my library. We've all had those books that we read once and then discard or donate to some worthy cause in the community. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Patrick Watson
"Down to the Sea" is the story of 3 U.S. Navy ships sunk in a typhoon in December, 1944. They were the Spence Monaghan and Hull. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Mcgivern Owen L
I bought this book solely to learn about the USS Monaghan. I soon realized that "Down to the Sea" was one of the most well researched and well written books I have read in a long,... Read morePublished on October 24, 2011 by sixrk
"Down to the Sea" is an amazing book, and I have read it twice now... that's how good it is. I have been studying WWII history for over 40 years now, and this is one of the best... Read morePublished on October 3, 2011 by WildeStarr
A gripping and well documented account of the tragic events (? mistakes) leading to the loss of 700 men and three destroyers from Halsey's fleet in the December 1944 Typhoon in the... Read morePublished on July 21, 2011 by Robert F. Schilling M.D.
As a former "Tin can sailor", I can relate to almost every word written in this book, As a young engineering striker in '73, I reported aboard a Destroyer Escort in Japan, it was... Read morePublished on May 2, 2011 by joe hilbern
My daughter bought "Down to the Sea" as a gift for me, knowing that I am a veteran and I love military history. Read morePublished on December 27, 2010 by Lou Kueltzo