Titolo: Thunder Below! The USS Barb Revolutionizes ...
Data di pubblicazione: 1992
Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included
Edizione: 1st Edition
1st edition, 2nd printing, near fine, minor wear to edges of binding, with a color frontispiece, with a very good dust jacket, minor wear to dust jacket edges, small closed tear to dust jacket edge, published by The University Of Illinois Press, Urbana, 444 pages. The exploits of Captain Gene Fluckey, recipient of The Congressional Medal Of Honor, and Four Navy Crosses, the fearless Skipper of the USS Barb, sinking more tonnage than any other Submarine in World War II, including having the distiction of landing eight members of his crew on Japanese soil in World War II, the only Americans to land on Japanese soil during World War II, and blowing up a Train with Sixteen Cars! Told not only from the American records, also, using archival documents from the Japanese Navy to give it's version of the events. Illustrated with photographs, maps, including endpaper maps of the wartime patrols, and a schematic drawing of the USS Barb, with two appendixs one listing the name, rank, home state, patrols, and citations of crew members, and the second appendix listing attacks on Japanese shipping, including the attack on the railroad train, also, a Battle Flag with attacks noted. A fascinating read of true American Heroes!. Codice inventario libreria 002796
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