HOYT, Edwin P.
Title: Lonely Ships : The Life and Death of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet. Book Club Edition in dustjacket
Publisher:  David McKay, New York, 1976,
Seller ID: 18824
HOYT, Edwin P. The Lonely Ships : The Life and Death of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet. New York : David McKay Co., (1976). Book Club Edition. Pp. (8),-316,(4). Maps. 8vo, black cloth. Edwin Palmer Hoyt (b. August 5, 1923, Portland, Oregon - d. July 29, 2005, Tokyo, Japan) military and naval historian. "Born in the 185s to protect and further America's burgeoning interest in China, the Asiatic fleet quickly won recognition and respect as a crack navalbranch. Its ships sailed the naval branch. Its ships sailed the oceans of the Far East, and where they went, they made news and naval history. In theteeming ports of China they quelled sporadic uprisings and suppressed the overweening ambitions of arrogant warlords." - from the dustjacket. With bibliography and index. Name, else very good in dust jacket. 15.00