[Chapel Hill, North Carolina]: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1987. With an Introduction by Edward L. Beach. First Edition. Signed presentation by Galantin on the half- title page: "For Frederick S. Claghorn, With my esteem and best regards, I.J. Galantin, Pinehurst 23 Oct 1987." On August 12, 1943, on Midway Island, Lt. Comdr. I. J. (Pete) Galantin took command of the fleet submarine U.S.S. Halibut, itself a veteran of five combat patrols in the naval war against the Empire of Japan. For the next fourteen months, Galantin and his officers and crew would play their part in the Silent Service's unrelenting attack on Japan's navy and merchant marine. 8vo., black cloth in dust jacket; 262 pages. Item #56608
Very Good (covers nice; contents clean & tight with slight lean to spine).; very nice d/j.