The Atlantic Battle Won, May 1943-May 1945

History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volume 10
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Binding:Paperback
Published:September 15, 2011
By Samuel Eliot Morison (Author)

Samuel Eliot Morison's acclaimed multivolume The History of United States Naval Operations in World War II are being published by the Naval Institute Press with new introductions by noted military historians.  The series, hailed for its accuracy, narrative pace, and detail, provides a complete naval record of the war.  The publication of all fourteen volumes will be completed by March, 2012.

The tenth volume in Samuel Eliot Morison's series focuses on the war on enemy submarines in a conflict fought up and down the Atlantic coast from Nova Scotia to Brazil. Allied shipping was in a desperate situation in 1942, as the Germans were building U-boats faster than the British and the Americans could sink them. By summer of 1943, however, the tide had turned, and Germany had lost the strategic initiative in the Atlantic because of the anti-submarine offensive launched by the Western Allies.

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Product Details
  • Subject: World War II
  • Paperback : 448 pages
  • Illustrations: 44 b/w photos; 17 maps
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (September 15, 2011)
  • ISBN-10: 1591145767
  • ISBN-13: 9781591145769
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 22.4 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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