The United States Navy in World War II : the one-volume history, from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay / by men who fought in the Atlantic and the Pacific and by distinguished naval experts, authors and newspapermen ; selected and edited by S.E. Smith ; with an


New York, N.Y. : Morrow, 1966.

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Subjects États-Unis -- Histoire navale.
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 -- Opérations navales américaines.
Military operations, Naval -- American.
United States. Navy -- History.
United States. Navy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
Description xxiii, 1049 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1966.
Contents Part I: Pearl Harbor to the end in the Malay Barrier -- Pearl Harbor attack / John Toland -- " ... and pass the ammunition" / Howell M. Forgy -- "I can't keep throwing things at them" / Walter Lord -- Wake Island surrenders / Scott Cunningham with Lydel Sims -- The Philippine expendables / W.L. White -- Scratch One! / L.A. Abercrombie and Fletcher Pratt -- First blood: a war correspondent tells of the Marshalls raid / Robert J. Casey -- Macassar merry-go-round / William P. Mack -- The galloping ghost / Walter G. Winslow -- Retreat / Douglas MacArthur -- All gone, now / Ira Wolfret -- Part II: the war in the Atlantic -- Attack / Griffth Baily Coale -- Atlantic slaughter / Felix Riesenberg, jr -- "Wipe the oil out of my eyes!" / John J. Forsdal -- Murmansk / Walter Karig, Earl Burton and Stephen L. Freeland -- P.Q.17 / Winston S. Churchill -- Cominch takes a hard look at the u-boat situation / Ernest J. King -- The naval battle of Casablanca / Samuel Eliot Morison -- Summit conference / Ernest J. King and Walter Muir Whitehill -- U.S.S. Borie's last battle / John Hersey -- Enlistment days / James J. Fahey -- The capture of U-505 / D.V. Gallery -- Part III: Doolittle's raid to the battle of Midway -- Launch planes! / Carroll V. Glines -- How shall we win? / Ernest M. Eller -- Coral Sea preliminaries / Chester W. Nimitz and E.B. Potter -- Abandon ship! / Frederick C. Sherman -- Taking aboard Lexington's survivors / Howell M. Forgy -- The gallant lady succumbs / Stanley Johnston -- Midway preliminaries / Samual Eliot Morison -- Slaughter of torpedo 8 / Sidney L. James -- "The target was utterly satisfying" / Clarence E. Dickinson and Boyden Sparkes -- Turning of the tide / Thaddeus V. Tuleja -- The Battle analyzed / Ernest M. Eller -- Part IV: Guadalcanal and the northward drive: the offensive begins -- The invasion is mounted / Chester W. Nimitz and E.B. Potter -- The landings / Richard Tregaskis -- Astoria's ordeal / Joe James Custer -- Death boards Vincennes and Astoria / Richard F. Newcomb -- "Pick out the biggest!" / Frank D. Morris -- Action off Santa Cruz / Edward P. Stafford -- The naval battle off Guadalcanal / Walter Karig and Eric Purdon -- Mush the magnificent / George Grider and Lydel Sims -- "Fire torpedoes when you're on, Whitey!" / J.H. Clagett -- Dive-bombing attack / Foster Hailey -- Mend and mud / William Bradford Huie -- Kula Gulf / C.G. Morris and Hugh B. Cave -- PT 109 / Robert J. Donovan -- Empress Augusta Bay / Theodo0re Roscoe -- "They can forget that island from now on" / James J. Fahey -- DesRon 23 doctrine / Arleigh A. Burke -- Part V: the Mediterranean and France, victory in Europe -- Invasion prelude / Ernie Pyle -- Underway / H. Kent Hewitt -- Battle stations / John Mason Brown -- "Shoot out that Goddamn light!" / Jack Belden -- End of a campaign / Theodore Roscoe -- PTs at Palermo / Robert J. Buckley, jr -- She's a lucky ship -- you hope! / Quentin Reynolds -- "The panzers were waiting for us" / W.J. Burke and William Bradford Huie -- "Thank God for the Navy!" / Theodore Roscoe -- Maelstrom of ships / Robert J. Casey -- Naval guns at Normandy / Morton L. Devo -- The flag hung limp for a moment / Cornelius Ryan -- "The morning was rather misty" / David Howarth -- Voyage to victory / Ernest Hemingway -- The longest hour in history / Martin Sommers -- Enter Mulberry / Edward Ellsberg -- Ordeal on the beaches / Len Guttridge -- Texas duels Nazi shore batteries / Martin Sommers -- The big stuff / Harold Clements -- Part VI: Ateutians to the Marianas -- Action off Komandorski / John Bishop -- Life in a Japanese P.O.W. camp / John A. Fitzgerald -- Lieutenant Commander Lyndon B. Johnson under fire / Martin Caidin and Edward Hymoff -- Attack by night / Basil Heatter -- "We better get air support pretty soon!" / Edward I. Farley -- First day on Tarawa / Robert Sherrod -- "I got the pipe you sent me" / Dee Hardin -- Thunder Mug at Apamama / Norman Miller and Hugh B. Cave -- Invasion of the Marshalls / Anthony Kimmins -- Marshalls mop-up / Walter Karig, Russell L. Harris and Frank A. Manson -- Men at work / Charles A. Lockwood and Hans Christian Adamson -- Marianas completed / Walter Karig, Russell L. Harris and Frank A. Manson -- Hellcat at the turkey shoot / Stanley Vraciu with Edward H. Sims -- Philippine Sea: action and conclusion / Samuel Eliot Morison -- "He looks like a white man" / George R. Tweed with Blake Clark -- First strike on Iwo / Norman Miller and Hugh B. Cave -- Part VII: Leyte Gulf to Okinawa: end of an empire -- Foray to the Philippines / Edward P. Stafford -- Leyte preliminaries / Handson W. Baldwin -- Leyte landing / Steward W. Hallman -- Return / Douglas MacArthur -- Darter and Dace / R.C. Benitez -- I turn North / William F. Halsey -- "They has us on the ropes" / C.A.F. Sprague and Philip H. Gustafson -- "Small boys -- intercept!" / Amos T. Hathaway -- High honor to all / Chester W. Nimitz and E.B. Potter -- "Down periscope" / Edward L. Beach -- Typhoon / Hanson W. Baldwin -- First strike on Tokyo / J. Bryan, III -- Iwo Jima before h-hour / John P. Marquand -- Okinawa -- triple exposure / Edward T. Higgins -- The end of the Japanese fleet / Theodore Taylor -- Second dog watch / Alnold Lott -- Surrender diary / James Forrestal with Walter Millis -- "It came over the radio ..." / James J. Fahey -- Unconditional surrender / William F. Halsey and J. Bryan, III.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)712136
(OCoLC)ocm00712136
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Smith, S. E. 1921-
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