From the award-winning author of Fatal Voyage comes the first full account of one of World War II’s most secret scandals. In November 1942 a Japanese torpedo destroyed the USS Juneau, killing 700 men. From extensive interviews, Kurzman reveals the agonizing truth behind one of America’s greatest military tragedies.
Dan Kurzman (1922–2010) was a journalist, military historian, and author. He worked as a journalist for numerous newspapers and news services in Europe and Israel, including a job as Jerusalem correspondent for NBC News. He was also a former foreign correspondent for The Washington Post. He wrote more than fifteen books, including Ben-Gurion: Prophet of Fire, which won the 1984 National Jewish Book Award.