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America's Fighting Admirals: Winning the War at Sea in World War II

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American naval actions of World War II comprise the most widespread, complex, and dramatic battles in the history of sea warfare. The fighting took place over vast distances in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, as well as in the constricted spaces of the Mediterranean and Solomon seas. Each of the major actions had an admiral, the commander in charge, who led the battle. In ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published May 15th 2007 by Zenith Press
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Debbie
Apr 09, 2011 Debbie rated it really liked it
Very good book. I wish one could give half stars
Sam Honeycutt
This book is one of the best histories of the U S Navy during World War II in both the Atlantc and Pacific that I have read.
Jeffrey McKinley
Dec 12, 2012 Jeffrey McKinley rated it really liked it
Good book on naval history (read 12/12/12).
Darrell
Sep 17, 2015 Darrell rated it really liked it
This book presents a good overview of all the U.S. Admirals (and some of the Japanese) that were part of all the naval battles in the Pacific. No war has seen the magnitude and scope of the Pacific war from an Naval stand point. Mr. Tuohy does a good job providing a overview of all the personalities, the tactics and combat decisions that were made as the U.S. fought it's way to the defeat of Japan. I recommend this book to anyone that is interested in a good overview of the main battles and the ...more
David Celley
Oct 22, 2015 David Celley rated it really liked it
A good look at the masterminds that brought the U.S. victory in the war at sea during the Second World War.
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I think this book was not well researched.Authors opinions of some Admirals of the early Pac.campain were bias.
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William, or Bill, Tuohy was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who, for most of his career, was a foreign correspondent for the Los Angeles Times.
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