Silent Running: My Years on a World War II Attack Submarine
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BeschreibungSILENT RUNNING chronicles the wartime exploits of one of the Navy's most decorated World War II heroes and the men who served with him aboard the submarine, JACK. The true story of relentless danger and hardships, of derring-do and heroic self-sacrifice offers readers a vivid picture of what it was really like to wage war in a submarine. Photos.
InhaltsverzeichnisTraining for the Big Show. On to Pearl Harbor. Patterns of War in the Deep. At the Gates of Tokyo. Fighting Wounded. A Taste of Defeat. The Tanker Sweep. Australia and Admiral Jay. The New Skipper. A Gallant Retreat. Farewell, Forgiveness, and Tragedy. Decisions at Guam. Deliverance by the Bomb. Tokyo--Hail and Farewell. Afterword. Index.
PortraitJAMES F. CALVERT, Vice Admiral, USN (Ret.), one of the Navy's most decorated officers in World War II, commanded a U.S. nuclear-powered submarine, served as superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, and headed the First Fleet in the Pacific.
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1997
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten