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Wahoo : the patrols of America's most famous World War II submarine

Author: Richard H O'Kane
Publisher: Novato, CA : Presidio Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The career of the USS Wahoo in sinking Japanese ships in the farthest reaches of the Empire is legendary in submarine circles. Christened three months after Pearl Harbor, Wahoo was commanded by the astonishing Dudley W. "Mush" Morton, whose originality and daring new techniques led to results unprecedented in naval history; among them, successful "down the throat" barrage against an attacking Japanese destroyer,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Autobiographies
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Kane, Richard H. (Richard Hetherington), 1911-1994.
Wahoo.
Novato, CA : Presidio Press, ©1987
(OCoLC)568171934
Named Person: Richard H O'Kane; Richard H O'Kane
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H O'Kane
ISBN: 0891413014 9780891413011 0891415726 9780891415725
OCLC Number: 15366413
Description: x, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Richard H. O'Kane.

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The USS Wahoo's performance in sinking Japanese ships in the farthest reaches of the empire is legendary.  Read more...

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"The accounts of the patrols are spine-tingling, both in triumph and tragedy. It is a tale of great courage, brilliant leadership, and daring innovation in a new type of submarine warfare fought Read more...

 
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