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Silent victory : the U.S. submarine war against Japan

Author: Clay Blair
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part reference and part thriller, this is a comprehensive chronicle of the U.S. submarine war in the Pacific.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clay Blair
ISBN: 155750217X 9781557502179
OCLC Number: 45207785
Notes: Originally published: Philadelphia : Lippincott, 1975.
Description: 1071 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Background for War --
Early Developments --
Progress in Europe --
Submarines in World War I --
Submarines and Politics --
Secret Enterprises --
New Deal for the Navy --
War in Europe --
The Main Enemy --
Plans in the Far East --
Intercepted Mail --
Pearl Harbor, December 1941 --
The Japanese Attacks on Pearl Harbor and Midway --
First Patrols to Empire Waters --
First Patrols to the Marshalls --
The Sinking of I-173 --
Results of the First Patrols --
The Japanese Attack on Wake Island --
Manila, December 1941 --
The Japanese Attack on Clark Field --
The Japanese Attacks on Cavite and Manila --
The First Patrols from Manila --
The "Battle" of Lingayen Gulf --
The Loss of Manila --
Java and Australia, January through April 1942 --
The Japanese Drive to the Malay Barrier --
Special Submarine Missions --
The "Defense" of Java --
Retreat to Australia --
Evaluation and Decision --
Pearl Harbor, January through March 1942 --
January Departures --
February Departures --
March Departures --
Brisbane, April and May 1942 --
Arrival of More S-Boats --
The Battle of the Coral Sea --
Pearl Harbor, April through June 1942 --
April Departures --
The Hunt for "Wounded Bear" --
The Battle of Midway --
June Departures --
Washington, June and July 1942 --
The Midway Security Leak --
Changes in the Codebreaking Operation --
H.O.R. Engine Problems --
Alaska, 1942 --
Japanese Landings on Kiska and Attu --
Submarine Patrols in Alaskan Waters --
Fremantle, April through August 1942 --
Torpedo Tests and Experiments --
Personnel Changes.
Responsibility: Clay Blair Jr.

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