Sailor in the White House

Sailor in the White House

The Seafaring Life of FDR

eBook - 2014
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This behind-the-scenes look at Franklin D. Roosevelt's extraordinary skill as a blue-water sailor explores how FDR's love of the sea shaped his approach to public service and even influenced the course of events in World War II. Family and friends, Secret Service agents, and others reveal never-before-told stories of their days afloat with America's greatest seafaring president, including how he escaped injury when fire broke out aboard his small schooner, how ships were modified to accommodate his disability, and details of his wartime ocean rendezvous with Winston Churchill. Sailing pal.
Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, 2014
ISBN: 9781612515007
1612515002
9781612515014
9781557503183
Characteristics: 1 online resource (297 pages)

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