Papa Tango

Papa Tango Papa Tango is the story of Charles Noble a P T Boat Captain during World War II of his adaptation to wounds and mutilation and of his return to a life he had abandoned The story portrays the glowin

  • Title: Papa Tango
  • Author: John Clagett
  • ISBN: 9780517545362
  • Page: 140
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Papa Tango is the story of Charles Noble, a P.T Boat Captain during World War II, of his adaptation to wounds and mutilation, and of his return to a life he had abandoned The story portrays the glowing result of his love affair with Kathleen, his old commander s wife.

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    1. John Claggett presents a wonderful tale of the World War II sailors who was assigned to a squadron of PT boats (Patrol, Torpedo). Using the phonetic alphabet for military signaling they become "Papa Tangos." Those same sailors are also referred to as Papa Tangos. The novel tells of the terrible battles the PT boats had with the Japanese and the horrible, disfiguring injuries sustained by many of their crew members. Claggett uses alternating contemporary and flashback chapters to describe how the [...]

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