History Of United States Naval Operations In World War Ii Volume 14

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252070655
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Presents the infamous campaigns for Iwo Jima and Okinawa, two of the most bitterly contested campaigns of the World War II. This title describes the Japanese defense system of camouflaged rifle pits and fortified gunning positions that held ...

History Of United States Naval Operations In World War Ii

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252070389
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Awash with spectacular rescues of downed airmen, bold beach landings, and brilliant though risky strategic gambles, this volume carries Morison's coverage of the war in the Pacific through the Allies' securing of Dutch New Guinea and the ...

History Of United States Naval Operations In World War Ii Coral Sea Midway And Submarine Actions May 1942 August 1942

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
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The rear admiral in command of the scouting submarines actually rode one
himself, a gallant gesture which gave him only a periscope-view of the operation.
Every night the flagship would surface and the admiral would issue radio orders
to his gang, but his own information was limited and the enemy could fix his
position by radio direction- finding. Contrary to the general American belief, he
seems to have had no radio contact with the big 4-engine flying boats which often
snooped ...

History Of United States Naval Operations In World War Ii

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252070396
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Volume 9: Sicily-Salerno-Anzio, January 1943-June 1944 covers the period of the opening of the second front in the Mediterranean, focusing on three major amphibious operations: the march from North Africa to Sicily (Operation Husky), the ...

Leyte

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
ISBN: 9780316583176
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Recounts the role of the United States in World War II at sea, from encounters in the Atlantic before the country entered the war to the surrender of Japan