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Silent Running: My Years on a World War II Attack Submarine


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Oktober 1997

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

SILENT 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.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Training 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.

Portrait

JAMES 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.
EAN: 9780471197058
ISBN: 047119705X
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1997
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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