A Dawn Like Thunder: The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight : They were typical young Americans who came from every part of the country to fly an outmoded aircraft that launched unreliable torpedoes against enemy warships. Through a combination of courage, loyalty, comradeship, and sacrifice, this all-but-forgotten torpedo squadron helped change the course of history at the epic battles of Midway and Guadalcanal. In doing so, they became the war's most highly decorated American naval air squadron. Filled with thrilling scenes of battle and poignant portraits of the ravages of war - felt not only by those who fight, but by those who are left behind - A Dawn Like Thunder at last brings dramatically to light one of the great untold stories of World War II.
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