Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls, June 1941-April 1944

History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volume 7
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Published:February 14, 2011
By Samuel Eliot Morison (Author)

Volume 7 picks up operations in the Aleutians after the Battle of Midway and carries through to the capture of Attu and Kiska, including the Battle of the Komandorski Islands. Morison, who took part in Operation Galvanic, describes in detail the planning, preparation, and execution of the great amphibious operations on the Gilbert Islands and the conquest of the Marshalls, offering frank discussions of mistakes made and some amusing anecdotes, including how the Japanese fooled U.S. troops in the evacuation of Kiska.

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Product Details
  • Subject: World War II
  • Paperback : 464 pages
  • Illustrations: 49 b/w photos; 23 maps
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (February 14, 2011)
  • ISBN-10: 1591145538
  • ISBN-13: 9781591145530
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 21.76 oz

Rear Adm. Samuel Eliot Morison wrote many popular and award-winning books on maritime history. He was the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes, two Bancroft Prizes, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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