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Fourth arm of defense : sealift and maritime logistics in the Vietnam War

Author: Salvatore R Mercogliano
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Naval History and Heritage Command, [2017]
Series: U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This publication is the eighth in the series The U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War. The publication focuses on the sealift and logistic operations during the war and includes a number of photographs as well as sidebars detailing specific people and ships involved in the logistic operations."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Internet resources
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mercogliano, Salvatore R.
Fourth arm of defense.
Washington, D.C. : Naval History and Heritage Command, [2017]
(DLC) 2017010115
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Salvatore R Mercogliano
ISBN: 9780945274964 0945274963
OCLC Number: 974487720
Description: 78 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 26 cm.
Contents: The U.S. Merchant Marine and early sealift operations --
The buildup of forces --
Organizing the Trans-Pacific logistics operation --
Moving cargo onto and along the shore --
Merchant mariners under fire --
The drawdown --
The end of U.S. military operations in Southeast Asia --
Conclusion --
Sidebars --
The Army's aircraft carrier: USNS Corpus Christi Bay --
The master of sealift : Vice Admiral Lawson P. Ramage --
The tragic saga of the SS Badger State --
The SS Columbia Eagle mutiny --
USNS Taluga and underway replenishment of the fleet --
Acronyms.
Series Title: U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War.
Other Titles: Sealift and maritime logistics in the Vietnam War
Responsibility: Salvatore R. Mercogliano.

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"This publication is the eighth in the series The U.S. Navy and the Vietnam War. The publication focuses on the sealift and logistic operations during the war and includes a number of photographs as well as sidebars detailing specific people and ships involved in the logistic operations."--Provided by publisher.

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