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I have read a lot about WW 2 and this was about a ship and it's early gallant actions. The survivors paid a huge price to survive first the battle and the sinking of their ship and... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Les W.
Great to learn about these men of honor. Truly amazing what they endured. America can be proud. And they should do a movie with the truth.Published 12 days ago by daniel s buscemi
Interesting and informative. Appreciate the sacrifices of our service men and women. Sent a copy to my father a WWII submariner. He also enjoyed the book.Published 13 days ago by John F. Roche
I vaguely knew of the USS Houston and its loss in the Java Sea. I also knew of the Trans-Burma railroad and how it was built by Allied POW slave labor. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Andy in Washington
Very information; well written. I learned more about what really happened at "The Bridge Over the River Kwai" than I previously knew (and I already knew it wasn't very... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Amazon Customer
The men of the Houston had many distinctions, a few unfortunate. It was FDR'S favorite ship, well run with great morale. Read morePublished 26 days ago by R. Wark
I have read several books about the USS Houston (CA-30) and this was another good book. The hardship the surviving crew suffered at the hands of their Japanese captors is... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Allan W. Marcotte