At war in the Pacific : personal accounts of World War II Navy and Marine Corps officers / Bruce M. Petty.

Collection type Library
Author Petty, Bruce M., 1945-;
Call Number 940.5459730922 P512a
Document type Monograph
Year c2006.
Pagination x,197 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Publisher McFarland & Co. Pub.,
Note Formerly CIP. Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-192) and index. "The officers who served in the navy during World War II came from varied backgrounds. From a Japanese language officer and a Marine Corps fighter pilot, to a master rigger and a navy weatherman, the author presents the tales of more than 20 navy and marine officers, offering the story of the war through their unique personal experiences"--Provided by publisher.
Place made Jefferson, N.C. :

Senior officer aboard the USS Nevada, BB-36, Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941 / Francis Thomas -- From the USS Honolulu to senior aviator of Scouting Squadron Ringbolt / Larry Pierce -- Marine corps fighter pilot / H. A. P. Langstaff -- Carrier Air Group Six teen, USS Lexington, CV-16 / James Arquette -- Navy fighter ace / Alexander Vraciu -- Landing signal officer, USS Chenango, CVE-28 / Frank Malinasky -- Sailor/marine/fighter pilot / Bernard W. Peterson -- Aboard the USS Bailey, DD-492 / Stanley M. Hogshea d -- USS Arizona survivor / Joseph K. Langdell -- HMAS Canberra and the battle of Saveo Island / MacKenzie Jesse Gregory and Royal Australian Navy -- "The Helena doesn't answer" / Bill Barnett -- Aboard the USS Zane, DMS-14 / Joseph B. Drachnik -- Aboard the USS Long, DMS-12 / Benjamin F. Cator -- Aboard the USS Charles Carroll, APA-28 / Kenneth Barden -- USS LCI (L)-981 / John F. Harrington -- My flight with Lt. Arthur G. Elder / Bernard Isaacs -- The mustanger / Warren Decious -- The rescuers / William C. Meyer -- Japanese-language officer / Willard H. Elsbree -- Navy weatherman / Gaylord Whitlock -- Master rigger, Mare Island Naval Shipyard / Eddie Martinez.

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