skip to content
Operation Storm : Japan's top secret submarines and its plan to change the course of World War II Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Operation Storm : Japan's top secret submarines and its plan to change the course of World War II

Author: John J Geoghegan
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Discusses the top-secret Japanese submarine project in World War II, creating submarines designed to work as underwater aircraft carriers, and the planned attack on U.S. cities that could have changed the outcome of the war.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John J Geoghegan
ISBN: 9780307464804 0307464806
OCLC Number: 808215938
Description: xiii, 478 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue. Face-off ; The I-401 --
Preparation. Birth ; Nambu ; Underwater aircraft carriers ; Proof of concept ; Challenges --
Complications. Reduction and revival ; Nambu under fire ; Nambu becomes a mole ; Seiran takes flight ; The Panama Canal ; Ariizumi ; Ariizumi under fire --
The Segundo (SS 398) ; Decline --
Mission. Nambu and the I-401 ; The 631st ; Fulp on patrol ; Kure ; Adversity ; Attacking the Canal ; Green light ; Fulp's last patrol ; Nanao Bay ; The taste of persimmon ; Johnson takes command ; Operation Storm --
Race against time. Departure ; Under way ; Crossed wires ; The Emperor's voice ; Anarchy ; Escape ; Interception ; Spoils of war ; Reckoning ; Boarding party ; The tenth war god ; Bittersweet ; Freedom ; The long road home ; Rediscovery.
Responsibility: John J. Geoghegan.
More information:

Abstract:

The riveting true story of Japan's top secret plan to change the course of World War II using a mammoth submarine a generation ahead of its time.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"John Geoghegan's 'Operation Storm' is a fascinating, meticulously researched and deft account of this bizarre chapter." - "The Wall Street Journal" "An exciting narrative of a naval showdown Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/808215938> # Operation Storm : Japan's top secret submarines and its plan to change the course of World War II
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "808215938" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008113875> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, Japanese
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Meeting/world_war_1939_1945> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Topic/military_operations_naval_japanese> ; # Military operations, Naval--Japanese
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148451> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations--Submarine
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/940.54510952/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Place/japan> ; # Japan.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204082> ; # Japan
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710248> ; # Military operations, Naval--Submarine
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Topic/military_operations_naval_submarine> ; # Military operations, Naval--Submarine
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1136640> ; # Submarine warfare
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Topic/submarine_warfare_japan_history_20th_century> ; # Submarine warfare--Japan--History--20th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Topic/submarine_warfare> ; # Submarine warfare
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2013" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/312878751> ; # John J. Geoghegan
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "Discusses the top-secret Japanese submarine project in World War II, creating submarines designed to work as underwater aircraft carriers, and the planned attack on U.S. cities that could have changed the outcome of the war."@en ;
    schema:description "Prologue. Face-off ; The I-401 -- Preparation. Birth ; Nambu ; Underwater aircraft carriers ; Proof of concept ; Challenges -- Complications. Reduction and revival ; Nambu under fire ; Nambu becomes a mole ; Seiran takes flight ; The Panama Canal ; Ariizumi ; Ariizumi under fire -- The Segundo (SS 398) ; Decline -- Mission. Nambu and the I-401 ; The 631st ; Fulp on patrol ; Kure ; Adversity ; Attacking the Canal ; Green light ; Fulp's last patrol ; Nanao Bay ; The taste of persimmon ; Johnson takes command ; Operation Storm -- Race against time. Departure ; Under way ; Crossed wires ; The Emperor's voice ; Anarchy ; Escape ; Interception ; Spoils of war ; Reckoning ; Boarding party ; The tenth war god ; Bittersweet ; Freedom ; The long road home ; Rediscovery."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1218412695> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Operation Storm : Japan's top secret submarines and its plan to change the course of World War II"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "478" ;
    schema:productID "808215938" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/808215938#PublicationEvent/new_york_crown_publishers_c2013> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Agent/crown_publishers> ; # Crown Publishers
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1413/2012277386-s.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307464804> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/808215938> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Agent/crown_publishers> # Crown Publishers
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Crown Publishers" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Meeting/world_war_1939_1945> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Topic/military_operations_naval_japanese> # Military operations, Naval--Japanese
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Military operations, Naval--Japanese"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Topic/military_operations_naval_submarine> # Military operations, Naval--Submarine
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Military operations, Naval--Submarine"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Topic/submarine_warfare> # Submarine warfare
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Submarine warfare"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1218412695#Topic/submarine_warfare_japan_history_20th_century> # Submarine warfare--Japan--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Submarine warfare--Japan--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008113875> # World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, Japanese
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, Japanese"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148451> # World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations--Submarine
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations--Submarine"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1136640> # Submarine warfare
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Submarine warfare"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204082> # Japan
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Japan" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710248> # Military operations, Naval--Submarine
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Military operations, Naval--Submarine"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/312878751> # John J. Geoghegan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Geoghegan" ;
    schema:givenName "John J." ;
    schema:name "John J. Geoghegan" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307464804>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0307464806" ;
    schema:isbn "9780307464804" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/808215938>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/808215938> ; # Operation Storm : Japan's top secret submarines and its plan to change the course of World War II
    schema:dateModified "2016-06-17" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.