The Perfect Flood: Devastation, Courage and the Heroic Rescue Efforts of U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter 1305
Doug Kroll (Author)
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DescriptionOn Christmas Eve 1955, a series of fierce storms pounded northern California resulting in flooding that officials called the greatest disaster in California since the San Francisco earthquake in 1906.
November 01, 2012
5.5 X 8.4 X 0.5 inches | 0.01 pounds
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About the Author
Dr. C. Douglas Kroll is an associate professor of history at the College of the Desert in Palm Desert, California. He graduated with a B.S. degree from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1971 and served as a Coast Guard officer afloat and overseas before resigning his commission. He holds a M.A. degree in history from the University of San Diego, a Ph.D. degree in history from the Claremont Graduate University and is the author of several books dealing with Coast Guard and naval history.