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The two ocean war : a short history of the United States Navy in the Second World War

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1963.
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This book has been written in the hope of breinging the exploits of the United States Navy in World War II to the attention of new readers. I have not attempted a uniform condensation of the fifteen previous volumes I have written, but rather to select the most important battles and campaigns.
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Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.
Two ocean war.
Boston : Little, Brown, ©1963
(OCoLC)609841104
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Eliot Morison
OCLC Number: 965160
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 611 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The twenty years' peace, 1919-1939 --
Short of war, 1939-1941 --
Disaster at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941 --
Disaster in the Far East, July 1941-May 1942 --
Destruction in the Atlantic, 1942 --
Carrier strikes, Coral Sea and Midway, December 1941-June 1942 --
Guadalcanal, August 1942-February 1943 --
North Africa and Sicily (operations TORCH and HUSKY), January 1942-August 1943 --
Forward in the Pacific, March 1943-April 1944 --
Gilberts and Marshalls, November 1943-July 1944 --
New Guinea and the Marianas, April-August 1944 --
Mediterranean and Atlantic, August 1943-June 1944 --
The navy in the invasion of France, 1944 --
Leyte, September-December 1944 --
The Philippines and submarine operations, 13 December 1944 to 15 August 1945 --
Iwo Jima and Okinawa, February-August 1945 --
The end of the war, November 1944-September 1945.
Responsibility: by Samuel Eliot Morison.

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This book has been written in the hope of breinging the exploits of the United States Navy in World War II to the attention of new readers. I have not attempted a uniform condensation of the fifteen previous volumes I have written, but rather to select the most important battles and campaigns.

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