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History of U.S. Naval Operations in World War II

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Samuel Eliot Morison, an eminent Harvard professor, was appointed by his close friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt, to write the history of U.S. naval operations during World War II after convincing the president that too many wartime histories were written after the fact or from a distance. Morison called his classic work a "shooting history" of World War II, because it was documented by historical observation during each specific naval operation in the Atlantic and Pacific. Hailed for its accuracy, narrative pace, and detail, this monumental wok presents a complete record of the U.S. Navy's war at sea, covering the strategic planning, battle tactics, and technological advances, as well as the heroic actions of American sailors.

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ALEUTIANS, GILBERTS AND MARSHALLS, JUNE 1942 - APRIL 1944

Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls, June 1941-April 1944

Samuel Eliot Morison

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BREAKING THE BISMARCKS BARRIER, 22 July 1942- 1 May 1944

Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 22 July 1942-1 May 1944

Samuel Eliot Morison

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CORAL SEA, MIDWAY AND SUBMARINE ACTIONS, May 1942- August 1942

Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions, May 1942-August 1942

Samuel Eliot Morison

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Leyte, June 1944-January 1945

Samuel Eliot Morison

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NEW GUINEA AND THE MARIANAS, MARCH 1944 - AUGUST 1944

New Guinea and the Marianas, March 1944-August 1944

Samuel Eliot Morison

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OPERATIONS IN NORTH AFRICAN WATERS, OCTOBER 1942 - JUNE 1943

Operations in North African Waters, October 1942-June 1943

Samuel Eliot Morison

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SICILY-SALERNO-ANZIO, JUNE 1943 - JUNE 1944

Sicily-Salerno-Anzio, June 1943-June 1944

Samuel Eliot Morison

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The Atlantic Battle Won, May 1943-May 1945

Samuel Eliot Morison

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The Battle of the Atlantic, September 1939-1943

Samuel Eliot Morison

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The Invasion of France and Germany, 1944-1945

Samuel Eliot Morison

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The Liberation of the Philippines: Luzon, Mindanao, the Visayas, 1944-1945

Samuel Eliot Morison

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The Rising Sun in the Pacific, 1931-April 1942

Samuel Eliot Morison

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THE STRUGGLE FOR GUADALCANAL, August 1942- February 1943

The Struggle for Guadalcanal, August 1942-February 1943

Samuel Eliot Morison

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Victory in the Pacific, 1945

Samuel Eliot Morison

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The History of United States Naval Operations in World War II Series Bundle Set

Samuel E. Morison

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