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Author Blair, Clay, 1925-1998.

Title Silent victory : the U.S. submarine war against Japan / Clay Blair Jr.

Imprint Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 2001.

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    940.5451 BLA    Available
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Description 1071 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: Philadelphia : Lippincott, 1975.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 993-1006) and index.
Contents Background for War -- Early Developments -- Progress in Europe -- Submarines in World War I -- Submarines and Politics -- Secret Enterprises -- New Deal for the Navy -- War in Europe -- The Main Enemy -- Plans in the Far East -- Intercepted Mail -- Pearl Harbor, December 1941 -- The Japanese Attacks on Pearl Harbor and Midway -- First Patrols to Empire Waters -- First Patrols to the Marshalls -- The Sinking of I-173 -- Results of the First Patrols -- The Japanese Attack on Wake Island -- Manila, December 1941 -- The Japanese Attack on Clark Field -- The Japanese Attacks on Cavite and Manila -- The First Patrols from Manila -- The "Battle" of Lingayen Gulf -- The Loss of Manila -- Java and Australia, January through April 1942 -- The Japanese Drive to the Malay Barrier -- Special Submarine Missions -- The "Defense" of Java -- Retreat to Australia -- Evaluation and Decision -- Pearl Harbor, January through March 1942 -- January Departures -- February Departures -- March Departures -- Brisbane, April and May 1942 -- Arrival of More S-Boats -- The Battle of the Coral Sea -- Pearl Harbor, April through June 1942 -- April Departures -- The Hunt for "Wounded Bear" -- The Battle of Midway -- June Departures -- Washington, June and July 1942 -- The Midway Security Leak -- Changes in the Codebreaking Operation -- H.O.R. Engine Problems -- Alaska, 1942 -- Japanese Landings on Kiska and Attu -- Submarine Patrols in Alaskan Waters -- Fremantle, April through August 1942 -- Torpedo Tests and Experiments -- Personnel Changes.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean.
Added Title U.S. submarine war against Japan
ISBN 155750217X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781557502179 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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