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The amphibians came to conquer; the story of Admiral Richmond Kelly Turner.

Author: George C Dyer
Publisher: [Washington, U.S. Dept. of the Navy; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1972]
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Dyer, George C. (George Carroll), 1898-1987.
Amphibians came to conquer.
[Washington, U.S. Dept. of the Navy; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1972]
(OCoLC)562640558
Named Person: Richmond Kelly Turner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George C Dyer
OCLC Number: 476880
Description: 2 v. (xxv, 1278 p.) illus. 26 cm.
Contents: VOLUME I. The first thirty years of "Kelly", 1885-1815 --
Ten years of big ship gunnery, 1916-1926 --
Early years of a decade of service in the Naval Aeronautical Organization, 1927-1932 --
In and out of big time naval aviation, 1932-1940 --
Planning for war with Germany or Japan, or both, 1940-1941 --
1941 Naval organization, doctrine and landing craft developments for amphibious war --
WATCHTOWER: one for Ernie King --
CACTUS bound --
Success, then cliff hanging --
SAVO: the galling defeat --
Logistics, the heart of six months battle, August 1932- February 1943 --
HUDDLE slowly scuttled --
Polishing skills in the Russells --
Planning for paring the Japanese toenails in New Georgia --
Tough toenails paring: 30 June 1943 to 15 July 1943. VOLUME II. To the central Pacific and Tarawa --
The pushover: Makin --
That real toughie: Tarawa --
At long last "The perfect one," the Marshalls --
Roi, Namur, and the frosting on the cake, Eniwetok --
The nut cracker: Saipan, Tinian, Guam --
Iwo Jima: death at its best --
Okinawa and four stars --
End of the war and United Nations Organization duty --
The last long mile --
Appendix A. USS Richmond K. Turner --
Appendix B. A note on primary sources --
Appendix C. The last word.
Responsibility: With an introd. by Ernest McNeill Eller.

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