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Unrestricted Warfare: How a New Breed of Officers Led the Submarine Force to Victory in World War II

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Unrestricted Warfare reveals the dramatic story of the harsh baptism by fire faced by U.S. submarine commanders in World War II. The first skippers went to battle hamstrung by conservative peacetime training and plagued by defective torpedoes. Drawing extensively from now declassified files, Japanese archives, and the testimony of surviving veterans, James DeRose has written a fascinating account of the men and vessels responsible for the only successful submarine campaign of the war. They clearly charted a new course to victory in the Pacific. <P>ADVANCE PRAISE FOR UNRESTRICTED WARFARE <P>&quot; James DeRose has done an excellent job&#150; &#150; surprisingly so, in view of his lack of true WWII submarine experience. He obviously contacted everyone he could find who served on one of the three boats he concentrated on, and he read, as well, everything he could find that was written about them. . . . DeRose shines by his interpretation of events as the Japanese must have seen them. . . . His reconstruction of how Wahoo came to her end may well be pretty close to correct. . . . He does the same with Tang.&quot; &#150; CAPTAIN EDWARD L. BEACH, USN author of Submarine! and Run Silent, Run Deep <P>&quot; An outstanding addition to the literature of the Silent Service. . . . The depth of research is wonderful. . . . This is fine history . . . that rivals Blair&#146; s Silent Victory.&quot; &#150; PAUL CROZIER, sitemaster, &quot; Legends of the Deep&quot; (www.warfish.com) Web site on the USS Wahoo <P>&quot; I knew all of the book&#146; s main characters quite well. . . . I am also completely familiar with submarine operations in the Pacific. With that background I couldn&#146; t fail to thoroughly enjoy DeRose&#146; s book. It is well written and has the right feel.&quot; &#150; CHESTER W. NIMITZ JR., rear admiral, USN (Ret.) <P>&quot; Sail with American submariners into tightly guarded Japanese home waters; undergo the horror of a depth charge attack; experie

Synopsis:

Unrestricted Warfare reveals the dramatic story of the harsh baptism by fire faced by U.S. submarine commanders in World War II.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780785821823
Subtitle:
How a New Breed of Officers Led the Submarine Force to Victory in World War II
Publisher:
Book Sales, Inc.
Foreword:
Paine, Roger W., III
Author:
Paine, Roger W.
Author:
DeRose, James F.
Subject:
Military - Naval
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Campaigns
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations.
Subject:
Military - United States
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20080315
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6 x 1.4 in 1.44 lb

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History and Social Science » Military » World War II » Nautical
History and Social Science » Military » World War II » Pacific

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