United States and Allied Submarine Successes in the Pacific and Far East During World War II, 4th ed.
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About the Book
Here is a comprehensive accounting of all United States and allied submarine attacks on the Japanese for which success was claimed or occurred. The expanded coverage focuses on successes by U.S. and British and Dutch submarines in the Pacific and Indian oceans, Soviet submarines, and losses caused by mines laid by submarines. The book also includes details from top-secret “Ultra” messages decoded during the war and recently translated documents that provide correct Japanese ship names, ship type and tonnage, convoy names, human loss numbers and other attack details, as well as a military evaluation of each attack.
About the Author(s)
John D. Alden and Craig R. McDonald
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: appendix, bibliography, indexes
Copyright Date: 2009
Table of Contents
Foreword by Erich Mühlthaler 1
A Detailed Explanation of the Data 5
Chronological Listing of U.S. and Allied Submarine Attacks 27
Soviet Submarine Attacks in the Pacific, August 1945 336
Appendix: U.S. and Allied Submarine Minelaying Activities 337
Attack Number Index by Submarine Name 349
Attack Number Index by Japanese Vessel Name 355
Book Reviews & Awards
Editor’s Choice—Stone & Stone Second World War Books
“the ultimate guide to the topic…looks like the ultimate compendium of accurate, thoroughly checked and cross-referenced material on the subject”—Stone & Stone Second World War Books; “recommended”—ARBA; “The authors have done a painstakingly thorough job of compiling and assessing the results of thousands of Allied submarine attacks during World War II. This is, without question, the finest available resource for those who want to know and understand the results of those long-ago life-and-death battles.”—Paul Stillwell, coauthor of Sharks of Steel and editor of Submarine Stories: Recollections from the Diesel Boats.