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Sink ’Em All By Charles A. Lockwood
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Sink ’Em All by Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood, the U.S. Navy commander of the Pacific submarine fleet during World War 2, is the exhaustive and definitive account of submarine warfare... More > between the US and Japanese 1942-45. Lockwood’s intricate narrative is the breathless story of every submarine in the US fleet and what they did during the war, their misses, near misses and hits. He takes us into the cramped quarters of mess-halls and control rooms and brings the chief actors in the grueling conflict to life.< Less
Hellcats of the Sea: Operation Barney and the Mission to the Sea of Japan By Charles A. Lockwood & Hans C. Adamson
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Author Charles Lockwood (Sink ‘Em All) brings his same flair for submarine warfare story-telling to his account of Operation Barney, the secret mission during World War 2 to extend the conflict... More > in the Pacific beyond the Sea of Japan and closer to the enemy’s coastline. On June 9, 1945, torpedoes from nine American submarines – ‘The Hellcats’ – were launched at dozens of Japanese freighters, paralyzing maritime operations between Japan and Korea. Each U.S. sub was equipped with newly designed mine-detectors and Mark-18s -- electronic torpedoes that left no traceable wakes or fume exhausts. Operation Barney continued for 15 days and proved a crucial breakthrough in the war, with U.S. submarines sinking 28 Japanese ships totaling some 70,000 tons. Hellcats of the Sea is a riveting account of the planning and events of those 15 days.< Less
Hellcats of the Sea: Operation Barney and the Mission to the Sea of Japan By Charles A. Lockwood & Hans C. Adamson
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Author Charles Lockwood (Sink ‘Em All) brings his unique flair for submarine warfare story-telling to his account of Operation Barney, the secret mission during World War 2 to extend the... More > conflict in the Pacific beyond the Sea of Japan and closer to the enemy’s coastline. On June 9, 1945, torpedoes from nine American submarines – ‘The Hellcats’ – were launched at dozens of Japanese freighters, paralyzing maritime operations between Japan and Korea. Each U.S. sub was equipped with newly designed mine-detectors and Mark-18s -- electronic torpedoes that left no traceable wakes or fume exhausts. Operation Barney continued for 15 days and proved a crucial breakthrough in the war, with U.S. submarines sinking 28 Japanese ships totaling some 70,000 tons. Hellcats of the Sea is a riveting account of the planning and events of those 15 days.< Less
Tragedy at Honda By Charles A. Lockwood & Hans Christian Adamson
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Known to seafarers as ‘The Devil’s Jaw,’ Point Honda has lured ships to its jagged rocks on the coast of California for centuries, but its worst calamity occurred on 8 September... More > 1923, the night nine U.S. Navy destroyers ran into Honda’s fog-wrapped reefs.< Less
Tragedy at Honda By Charles A. Lockwood & Hans Christian Adamson
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Known to seafarers as ‘The Devil’s Jaw,’ Point Honda has lured ships to its jagged rocks on the coast of California for centuries, but its worst calamity occurred on 8 September,... More > 1923, the night nine U.S. Navy destroyers ran into Honda’s fog-wrapped reefs. Admiral turned author Charles Lockwood (Sink ‘Em All, Hellcats of the Sea) brilliantly recreates events as they happened, including the heroic efforts to rescue the men and ships. In his view, the cause of the tragedy lay in the interpretation of the differences that exist between the classic concepts of naval regulations and the stark realism of the unwritten code of destroyer doctrine to follow the leader.< Less
Hellcats of the Sea: Operation Barney and the Mission to the Sea of Japan By Charles A. Lockwood & Hans C. Adamson
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Author Charles Lockwood (Sink ‘Em All) brings his same flair for submarine warfare story-telling to his account of Operation Barney, the secret mission during World War 2 to extend the conflict... More > in the Pacific beyond the Sea of Japan and closer to the enemy’s coastline. On June 9, 1945, torpedoes from nine American submarines – ‘The Hellcats’ – were launched at dozens of Japanese freighters, paralyzing maritime operations between Japan and Korea. Each U.S. sub was equipped with newly designed mine-detectors and Mark-18s -- electronic torpedoes that left no traceable wakes or fume exhausts. Operation Barney continued for 15 days and proved a crucial breakthrough in the war, with U.S. submarines sinking 28 Japanese ships totaling some 70,000 tons. Hellcats of the Sea is a riveting account of the planning and events of those 15 days.< Less
Zoomies, Subs and Zeros By Charles A. Lockwood & Hans Christian Adamson
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As air battles with Japanese fighter planes increased over the Pacific toward the end of World War 2, the Submarine Lifeguard League was formed to rescue Allied aviators forced to either “hit... More > the silk” or zoom their plane into the drink. The League helped save the lives of hundreds of Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps pilots – including the life of future President George H. W. Bush - from Japs as well as from death at sea. Author Adm. Charles Lockwood (Hellcats of the Sea, Sink ’Em All ) brings his usual flair for submarine stories to his eye-witness account of events, providing a breathless narrative of the hair-raising adventures of this little-known sub-division of the US Naval Fleet.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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