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Donald L. Canney, recently retired from the U.S. Coast Guard historian’s office, is the author of six books, including Africa Squadron: the U.S. Navy and the Slave Trade, 1842–1861, and U. S. Coast Guard and Revenue Cutters, 1790–1935.
Table of Contents
|Round One: Katrina Slams Florida||p. 1|
|Round Two: Katrina Flattens the Gulf Coast||p. 11|
|˘There's thousands of them÷: The Afternoon of the Storm||p. 20|
|The Maritime and Environmental Disaster||p. 34|
|First Responses: Mississippi and Alabama||p. 39|
|Wet Tuesday in New Orleans||p. 46|
|Wet Tuesday II: The Air Rescues Intensify||p. 60|
|Wednesday, August 31: Operation Dunkirk, Zephyr Field, and Station New Orleans||p. 93|
|August 31: ˘The skies are orange÷||p. 102|
|September 1: The Watershed Day||p. 112|
|September 2: The Welcome and the Unwelcome in New Orleans||p. 125|
|September 3: Flying Boats over New Orleans||p. 137|
|September 4: The Tide Peaks||p. 144|
|September 5-15: The Tide Recedes||p. 152|
|Sector Mobile Deals with the Destruction||p. 164|
|Restoring the Gulf Coast Waterways||p. 171|
|Hurricane Rita and a Conclusion||p. 178|
|Bibliography and Note on Sources||p. 211|
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