Review: The Castaway’s War

Published on August 9, 2016 in the Washington Independent Review of Books.

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“Feel the depth charges pummeling the bodies of Hugh Barr Miller Jr. and his fellows as they reach for a floater net, a life raft, or a scrap of wreckage buoyant enough to separate them from the sea floor. Historian Stephen Harding continues his stream of gripping naval battle accounts with The Castaway’s War, set in and around the Solomon Islands of the Pacific. It’s a World War II survival tale taken from official sources and personal diaries….”