Now Hear This : The Story of American Sailors in World War II. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HOYT, Edwin P

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HOYT, Edwin P. Now Hear This : The Story of American Sailors in World War II. New York : Paragon House, (1993). First Edition. Pp 298 + 16 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth spine, grey paper-covered boards. Edwin Palmer Hoyt (b. August 5, 1923, Portland, Oregon - d. July 29, 2005, Tokyo, Japan) military and naval historian. A ratings-eye-view of United States naval operations during World War Two, making extensive use of interviews, letters and diaries. 48 chapters including : 2. Pearl Harbor Day; 4. Disaster in the JavaBay; 5. The Battle of the Coral Sea; 8. A Destroyer is Born [the Laffey]; 9. The Laffey in Battle; 17. The Wreck of the 709; 21. Chicago is a Sailor's Town; 35. At Leyte Gulf; 41. LST 246; 32. ; 33. ; 44. The Triumph of Skipper Davenport; 46. The First UDTs in Action; 47. Okinawa. With bibliography, notes and index. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

Title: Now Hear This : The Story of American Sailors in World War II. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: HOYT, Edwin P

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Publisher: Paragon House, New York, 1993,:

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Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL UNITED STATES WW2 WWII AMERICAN NAVY HISTORY USN SAILORS SEAMEN,