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In The Highest Degree Tragic

Author : Donald M. Kehn  |  Pub Date : 2017-08  |  Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9781612349206
ISBN 13 : 161234920X

In the Highest Degree Tragic tells the heroic story of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet’s sacrifice defending the Dutch East Indies from the Japanese in the first three months of the Pacif..



Lonely Ships

Author : Edwin Palmer Hoyt  |  Pub Date : 1989  |  Publisher : Jove Publications

ISBN 10 : 0515099570
ISBN 13 : 9780515099577

On December 8, 1941, Asia's reign of peace collapsed. The U.S. Asiatic Fleet, without a single battleship, attempted a gallant but powerless defense of the Dutch East Indies. Here ..



A Blue Sea Of Blood

Author : Donald M. Kehn  |  Pub Date : 2009-01-15  |  Publisher : Zenith Press

ISBN 10 : 9781616732387
ISBN 13 : 1616732385

On the morning of March 1, 1942, the WWI-era destroyer USS Edsall--under orders to deliver some forty Army Air Force fighter crews to the beleaguered island of Java--split off from..



Playing For Time

Author : Lodwick H. Alford  |  Pub Date : 2006-04-01  |  Publisher : Merriam Press

ISBN 10 : 9781576383377
ISBN 13 : 1576383377

The author's memoir of his service as an officer on board the destroyer U.S.S. Stewart (DD-224) of the Asiatic Fleet from before the war through its abandonment in a dry dock in Ja..



Rising Sun Falling Skies

Author : Jeffrey Cox  |  Pub Date : 2014-03-20  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472808332
ISBN 13 : 1472808339

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese offensive in the Far East seemed unstoppable. Allied forces engaged in a futile attempt to halt their rapid advance, culminating ..




Dictionary Of American Naval Fighting Ships

Author : United States. Naval History Division  |  Pub Date : 1959  |  Publisher : Government Printing Office

ISBN 10 : 0160020387
ISBN 13 : 9780160020384

This volume gives historical sketches of ships whose assigned names begin with T through V. Includes an appendix on tank landing ships. American citizens, U.S. Navy veterans, stude..



Final Voyages

Author : Kermit Bonner  |  Pub Date : 1996-06  |  Publisher : Turner Publishing Company

ISBN 10 : 9781563112898
ISBN 13 : 1563112892

What finally happened to the USS Arkansas, the Pennsylvania, the Saratoga? Naval historian Kermit (Kit) H. Bonner follows the stories of more than 30 battleships, cruisers and dest..




World Military Leaders

Author : Mark Grossman  |  Pub Date : 2007-01-01  |  Publisher : Infobase Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780816074778
ISBN 13 : 0816074771

Articles profiling important military leaders are arranged in A to Z format...



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