A novel set in the Netherlands East Indies, in the three months following Pearl Harbour and the outbreak of World War II, when the US Navy fought alongside British and Dutch allies to slow the Japanese advance into the Java Sea region.
Balikpapan, the Battle of the Java Sea, the loss of the Houston, and other events give this novel a ring of reality.
Author: Harvey Haislip
Title: Escape from Java
First Published by: Doubleday
Place: New York