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Robert J. Cressman is an award-winning author who is a leading expert on the War in the Pacific. He is the author of The Official Chronology of the U.S. Navy in World War II. He lives in Rockville, MD.
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OFFICIAL CHRONOLOGY OF THE U.S. NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
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