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Hull Down for Action
Armstrong Sperry
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Hull Down for Action

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A vintage boys' book about four youngsters set adrift in the South Pacific by a German undercover agent who commandeers their boat during WII.

But they make landfall on Guadacanal, cross the island in a series of hair-raising escapades, and finally gaze out on a hidden lagoon where the beautiful brigg that was taken from them, the Island Queen, lies anchored. How they get h

Published 1945 by Doubleday, Doran
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Jul 29, 2014 Keith rated it really liked it
"Hull Down for Action" is a novel I read in the 1960's. Judd and three friends: Ken, a Samoan, and Conit have some 1941 adventures after being cast adrift on a raft in the South Pacific.
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Jun 09, 2009 Barb in Maryland rated it really liked it
Great action/adventure of young men in South Pacific in the early days of WWII.
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Author and illustrator, he won the Newbery Award in 1941 for Call It Courage.
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