The Two-Ocean War

A Short History of the United States Navy in the Second World War
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Published:March 1, 2007
By Samuel Eliot Morison (Author)

Originally published in 1963, this classic, single-volume history draws on Morison's definitive 15-volume History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. More than a condensation, The Two-Ocean War highlights the major components of the larger work: the preparation for war, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the long war of attrition between submarines and convoys in the Atlantic, the battles of the Coral Sea and Midway, the long grind of Guadalcanal, the leapfrogging campaigns among the Pacific islands, the invasion of continental Europe, the blazes of glory at Leyte and Okinawa, and the final, grudging surrender of the Japanese.

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Product Details
  • Subject: World War II
  • Paperback : 640 pages
  • Illustrations: 1 b/w photo
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (March 1, 2007)
  • ISBN-10: 1591145244
  • ISBN-13: 9781591145240
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 32 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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Two Ocean War
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
By: Rick Armand
Riveting account of the trials of the U.S. Navy in WWII. Everyone should read so as not to ever forget the bravery and great selfless sacrifice of U.S. Servicemen during the war. We live in peace today because of their efforts.


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