World War II was the first war in which amphibious landings played a truly significant role in the outcome of a global conflict. Drawing on the testimony of hundreds of participants, the author recounts their experiences in the Allied amphibious landings, vividly describing some of the most significant battles of the war. Organized chronologically, the first half of the book ...
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Q-Ships Versus U-Boats
America's Secret Project
Basing his narrative upon research, his own experiences aboard the USS Asterion , and conjecture, U.S. Navy officer Beyer reconstructs the events of the confrontations of the U.S. warships USS Asterion and USS Atik (Disguised as merchant marines in an ill-fated attempt to counter German submarine warfare) with the German navy during World War II.
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British and American Experience of Seaborne Landings, 1939-1945
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