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This is the first illustrated book to detail the uniforms and equipment of the men and women of the US Navy during its huge contribution to the war 1941-45 - in the Pacific, where USN operations were the essential foundation of the Allied war effort, and also in the Atlantic and NW Europe. Submariners, PT boat crews, AA gunners facing Kamikazes, aircraft carrier Air Group and deck crews, Corpsmen, libertymen and shore patrols, SeaBees, Coast Guards - all are illustrated, aboard and ashore, and their duties and equipment described, from Pearl Harbor to Vj-Day in Tokyo Bay.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841763019
ISBN-10: 1841763012
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 6mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 16-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Mark R. Henry

Mark R. Henry is a lifelong student of military history and an experienced re-enactor of many periods. He served in the US Army as a signals officer from 1981-90, in Germany, Texas and Korea. He holds a BA degree in History and is currently working for his Master's. He has previously written Men-at-Arms 327, US Marine Corps in World War I.

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