The Ship That Held the Line: The USS Hornet and the First Year of the Pacific War
Re-creates the first desperate year of the war, and shows how the Hornet helped to shape the brief golden age of the carrier.
Hardcover, 309 pages
Published November 28th 1995 by US Naval Institute Press
(first published November 1995)
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Lisle A. Rose grew up in Champaign, Illinois where his father was on the faculty of the University of Illinois. Rose enlisted in the U.S. Navy in July 1954 and served on three ships making cruises to the Far East, Latin America, and the polar regions. Aboard the icebreaker Staten Island he participated in Operation Deepfreeze II to Antarctica between November 1956 and April 1957. He was honorably...moreMore about Lisle A. Rose...