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eBook Undersea raiders: U.S. submarines in World War II ePub

by Milton J Shapiro

  • ISBN: 0679210008
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  • Author: Milton J Shapiro
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: D. McKay (1979)
  • Pages: 56
  • ePub book: 1373 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1862 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 348

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In World War II, the United States Navy used submarines heavily. Overall, 263 US submarines undertook war patrols, claiming 1,392 ships and 5,583,400 tons during the war. Submarines in the United States Navy were responsible for sinking 540,192 tons or 30% of the Japanese navy and 4,779,902 tons of shipping, or 5. % of all Japanese shipping in the Pacific Theater. Submarines were responsible for laying 18,553 mines

The USS Barb Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II by Eugene B. .Seawolf: Submarine Raider of the Pacific.

This book, a chronicle of the wartime patrols of the USS Wahoo, is an excellent recounting of the way in which the Wahoo worked. In the first couple of chapters, we read an unspoken, but obvious, problem in that submarine commanders did things "by the book" even though "the book" was written in peacetime. These men, mostly older commanders, were clearly risk averse and were simply passive in their approach.

Published 1979 by D. McKay in New York. Submarine, Submarines (Ships), American Naval operations, World War, 1939-1945, Naval operations, Juvenile literature, Internet Archive Wishlist.

The USS Barb Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War I. The USS Seawolf was one of the greatest submarine raiders of all time. Submarines are also used in tourism, and for undersea archaeology.

The thunderous roar of exploding depth charges was a familiar and comforting sound to the crew members of the USS Barb, who frequently found themselves somewhere between enemy fire and Davy Jones's locker. Having narrowly avoided the attack on Pearl Harbor the Seawolf set out for the seas of the Pacific to wreak havoc on Japanese shipping.

Submarines in World War II Publisher: D. McKay, 1979, 56 pages. Author: Jak P. Mallmann Showell Title: U-boat Commanders and Crews, 1935-1945 Publisher: Crowood Press, 1998, 144 pages. Author: Sherry Sontag Title: Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage Publisher: Public Affairs, 1998, 352 pages. Author: Robert Cecil Stern Title: Battle Beneath the Waves: The U-boat War Publisher: Arms and Armour, 1999, 224 pages. Author: Robert Cecil Stern Title: .

United States Submarine Operations in World War II by Theodore Roscoe is a classic history of the role of the United States Navy submarines in World War II, earning him the title of "grandfather" of World War II American Submarine historiography. Because the book was written shortly after the war, later scholars have found errors or omissions in its facts.

The submarine skippers of the fleet boats of World War II waged a very . Cold War submarines: the design and construction of . and Soviet submarines.

The submarine skippers of the fleet boats of World War II waged a very effective campaign against Japanese merchant vessels, eventually repeating and surpassing Germany's initial success during the Battle of the Atlantic against the United Kingdom. They were aggressive and effective, and operated far from the fleet. Offensive against Japanese merchant shipping and Japanese war ships. Undersea Warfare magazine Undersea Warfare is the official magazine of the US Navy undersea warfare community.

S We, who survived World War II and were privileged to rejoin our loved ones at.

Submarine Losses World War II', Naval History Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. We, who survived World War II and were privileged to rejoin our loved ones at home, salute those gallant officers and men of our submarines who lost their lives in that long struggle. This book could hardly have been rethought and executed in its present form without the devoted efforts of the Assistant Director of Naval History, Captain F. Kent Loomis, USN (Re., assisted by Lieutenant John R. Ganey, USN, both splendid veterans of submarines.

Accounts of actual submarine adventures during World War II.