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Author Hornfischer, James D, author.

Title The fleet at flood tide : America at total war in the Pacific, 1944-1945 / James D. Hornfischer.

Publication Info. New York : Bantam Books, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    940.5459 HOR    DUE 11-20-20
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    940.54 HOR    In Transit
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    940.54 HOR    DUE 10-28-20
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xxvii, 602 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part One: Sea -- Engine of Siege -- On the Western Warpath -- In Turner's Train -- A Charge for Ozawa -- The Outer Colony -- a Rumor of Fleets -- OBB and UDT -- Heavy Weather -- Part Two: Land -- Heavier, Higher, Faster -- d Day -- Trail, Attack, Report -- Tank Attack -- The View From the Mountain -- First Contact -- War of the Wind Machines -- Fast Carriers Down -- To Build a Better Airfield -- Beyond Darkness -- Smith versus Smith -- Satan's Breath -- The Dying Game -- Sniper Ship on a Cave Shoot -- Beyond all Boundaries -- Atop Suicide Cliffs -- Regime Change -- Steel Like Snowflakes -- The Will to Lose Hard -- Part Three: Air -- Secrets of New Mexico -- Going Critical -- Everybody's Business -- Divine Woods -- Methods of Death on the Wing -- Opportunity and Madness -- Prompt and Utter Destruction -- Clear-cut Results -- Part Four: Earth -- Eight Bells for an Empire -- The War Wearies.
Summary "Timed to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, here is an unprecedented account of the extraordinary World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the U.S. Navy to the apex of its strength and marked the rise of the United States as a global superpower,"
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.
United States. Navy. Fleet, 5th -- History -- 20th century.
Spruance, Raymond Ames, 1886-1969.
Turner, Richmond Kelly, 1885-1961.
Tibbets, Paul W. (Paul Warfield), 1915-2007.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious operations.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
Added Title America at total war in the Pacific, 1944-1945
ISBN 9780345548702 (hc)
0345548701 (hc)

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