The U.s. Navy's The U.s. Navy's "Interim" LSM(R)s in World War II
by Ron MacKay Jr., Foreword by Captain Wayne P. Hughes Jr. USN (Ret.)
The "Interim" LSM(R) or Landing Ship, Medium (Rocket) was a revolutionary development in rocket warfare in World War II and the U.S. Navy's first true rocket ship. An entirely new class of commissioned warship and the forerunners of today's missile-firing naval combatants, these ships began as improvised conversions of conventional amphibious landi ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2016-04-12 | ISBN-13: 9780786498598

U. S. Navy and Marine Carrier-Based Aircraft of World War IIU. S. Navy and Marine Carrier-Based Aircraft of World War II
by Bert Kinzey, Rock Roszak
The latest book from Detail & Scale is a unique look at all of the American carrier-based fighters, scout/dive bombers, and torpedo bombers of World War II. Each of the well-known aircraft types are covered, but so too are the lesser known aircraft that reached the flying prototype stage during the war. The book also includes a section with maps sh ...
Number of pages: 114 | Publication Date: 2018-06-24 | ISBN-13: 9781982962128

Neptune's InfernoNeptune's Inferno
James D. Hornfischer
"A masterpiece of 20th-century naval history." --Bob Shacochis, National Book Award-winning author of The Immaculate Invasion"The star of this year's reading list is James D. Hornfischer, a military historian whose flair for narrative is rivaled only by his ability to organize the sweep of battle and assess strategy and tactics in layman's terms." ...
Number of pages: 544 | Publication Date: 2012-03-06 | ISBN-13: 9780553385120

Complete Guide to the Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (CA-35), World War II Attack by Japanese Submarine, 1945, Captain McVay and Hashimoto, Rescue Operations, Survivors, Court Martial DocumentsComplete Guide to the Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (CA-35), World War II Attack by Japanese Submarine, 1945, Captain McVay and Hashimoto, Rescue Operations, Survivors, Court Martial Documents
by U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), U.S. Navy (USN)
This unique book provides a complete account of the tragic sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis near the end of World War II. The warship, commanded by Captain Charles McVay, was attacked by a Japanese submarine commanded by Captain Mochitsura Hashimoto. The loss of USS Indianapolis (CA-35) in the first hour of 30 July 1945 left approximately 800 Sai ...
Number of pages: 220 | Publication Date: 2017-03-06 | ISBN-13: 9781520769776

Sailors in Forest GreenSailors in Forest Green
Jeff Warner
Sailors in Forest Green is a detailed examination of the uniforms and equipment used by Navy personnel attached to the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. Navy hospital corpsmen, Seabees, combat photographers, demolitions experts, and many other Navy specialists served with USMC units from 1941-1945. This subject is often overlooked today. Sailo ...
Number of pages: 328 | Publication Date: 2006-06-16 | ISBN-13: 9780764324260

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