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6 edition of History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Vol. 12 found in the catalog.

History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Vol. 12

Leyte, June 1944-January 1945 (History of United States Naval Operations in World War II)

by Samuel Eliot Morison

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime history,
  • Military engineering,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • War & defence operations,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Naval History - World War II,
  • Naval Operations,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / United States,
  • Military Science,
  • Naval operations, American,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9377749M
    ISBN 100252070631
    ISBN 109780252070631

    Perhaps the greatest historical work, written and researched contemporaneous with the war itself. In the U. Guide to abbreviations ; H. Between and he was Harmsworth professor of American history at Oxford. Victory against the German submarines was primarly the result of British efforts; the United States' contribution was mostly in mass production of ships and weapons.

    However President Roosevelt did not approve the plan—he wanted to play it by ear. Two British battleships were sunk off Malaya by Japanese aircraft. Its ample tank deck made it suitable for hospital, repair, and many other support functions. After Midway, and the exhausting attrition of the Solomon Islands campaignJapan's shipbuilding and pilot training programs were unable to keep pace in replacing their losses while the U. Nevertheless, the sheer tonnage of explosive delivered by day and by night was eventually sufficient to cause widespread damage, and, more importantly from a military point of view, forced Germany to divert resources to counter it. Joseph M.

    In MayU-boats were sunk in large numbers, thirty-one in the first twenty-two days. Then came several months of almost worldwide disaster at sea for Great Britain and the United States. But the Allies were not forced into a negotiated peace, as the Japanese had expected. The Japanese fleet lost four aircraft carriers and a heavy cruiser to the U. Nonetheless it was still filled with plenty of essential facts, and Morison did a superb job of setting the backdrop for the upcoming invasion of Sicily.


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History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Vol. 12 book

The offensive began in late with two major advances. At the time of the attack, the United States and Japan were not at war.

Guide to abbreviations ; H. Marine Corps Reprint. And this is very complete within constraints, again. The Japanese lost 29 planes nine in the first attack wave, 20 in the secondfive midget submarines, and 64 sailors.

Construction was stepped up with the inauguration of President Franklin D. The real turning point in the war came in the last months of at Guadalcanal, where the navy afloat and the U. When the United States gained complete control of the island early in the Japanese braced themselves for the American offensive they knew was coming.

The first Japanese wave of aircraft arrived at Pearl Harbor at am, targeting ships in Battleship Row in addition to attacking airfields in other places within Honolulu. American crew morale was high.

After which Japan had now lost all its offensive naval capability. I enjoyed the book for what it was, I guess I just wished I could have smelled the cordite as I turned the pages.

In the latethe 'Pointblank' attacks manifested themselves in the infamous Schweinfurt raids first and second. The paper isn't the best, but the printing is very good.

Destruction of the tanks would have forced the Pacific fleet back to the West Coast and broken the line of sea communications to Australia. He loves this book. Perhaps the greatest historical work, written and researched contemporaneous with the war itself.

History United States Naval Operations World War Ii

Background -- Introduction -- pt. Comparison of equipment--Marine Division ; K. Planners targeted the Luftwaffe in an operation known as ' Big Week ' 20—25 February and succeeded brilliantly — losses were so heavy German planners were forced into a hasty dispersal of industry and the day fighter arm never fully recovered.

It really gives an accurate picture of what it was like both from the perspective of the sailors on board the submarines and also from those administering the wartime efforts with submarines. Navy submarine operations during World War 2.

This book is a wonderful compaion to Silent Victory.The U.S. Navy grew slowly in the years prior to World War II, due in part to international limitations on naval operations in the s.

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[Samuel Eliot Morison] -- Each of these 15 volumes covers a period and campaigns in the Pacific, Atlantic and North African waters during World War II. It was Morison's aim to show what the U.S. Navy accomplished in the.