Back in print
A longtime favorite of several generations of Tar Heels, Taffy
of Torpedo Junction
is the thrilling adventure story of
thirteen-year-old Taffy Willis, who, with the help of her pony and
dog, exposes a ring of Nazi spies operating from a secluded house
on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, during World War II. For
readers of all ages, the book brings to life the dramatic wartime
events on the Outer Banks, where German U-boats turned an area
around Cape Hatteras into 'Torpedo Junction' by sinking more than
sixty American vessels in just a six-month period in 1942.
has been enjoyed by young and old alike since it was
first published in 1957.