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America's Sailors in the Great War: Seas, Skies, and Submarines

(The American Military Experience)

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Honorable Mention, 2016 Lyman Awards, presented by the North American Society for Oceanic History

This book is a thrillingly-written story of naval planes, boats, and submarines during World War I.

When the U.S. entered World War I in April 1917, America’s sailors were immediately forced to engage in the utterly new realm of anti-submarine warfare waged on, below and above
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Hardcover, 344 pages
Published November 29th 2016 by University of Missouri
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When we think of the Great War our minds’ eyes drift to trenches, gas and dogfights. America’s Sailors In The Great War: Seas, Skies And Submarines tells the story of the men and ships that guarded the supplies and troops on the routes across the Atlantic between North America and Europe, pursued U-Boats, mined the channels and initiated naval aviation.

America’s trade with belligerents was transported in unusual vessels in the summer of 1916 when the German monster “merchant” U-boat, Deutchland,
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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 ...more

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