Very Good in Very Good jacket. 6¼" by 9¼" Biography of Rear Admiral Bulkeley, who engineered MacArthur's escape from the Philippines in WW2 and commanded the Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba during Castro's attempts to shut it down in 1967; the author served as Bulkeley's aide from 1977 to 1979. Blue hardcover, silver titling. Light wear; jacket a bit rubbed with one short closed tear and associated creasing. Text clean; xviii, , 232 pages, bibliography, appendices including a chronology of the Admiral's career, list of awards, brief genealogy; a few b/w photos.
Fine in Very Good/Fine jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾-9¾Tall; Type: Book General Rear-Admiral J. D. Bulkley, one of the most courageous US Navy officers. Medal of Honor winner, commanded PT Boats in the Philippines in 1941/42, including MacArthur's evacuation as well as in the Channel during the Normandy invasion WWII.
First edition signed by Bulkeley on flyleaf with magic marker: "1987 For Admiral Ev. Facet (spelling? ), from his friend and shipmate wish highest esteem___ John D Bulkeley Rear Admiral USN _______ One of the best". Dark blue cloth stamped in silver on spine. 8vo 232 pages. Dust jacket. Fine/Very good.
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