History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. (Recent Books).
Morison, Samuel Eliot Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887–1976, American historian, b. Boston. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1912 and began teaching history there in 1915, becoming full professor in 1925 and Jonathan Trumbull professor of American history in 1941. . History of United States Naval Operations in
World War IL Vol. 1, The Battle of the Atlantic Battle of the Atlantic can refer to either of two naval campaigns, depending on context:
: September 1939--May
1943; Vol. 2, Operations in North African Waters: October 1942-1943;
Vol. 3, The Rising Sun in the Pacific: 1931-1942; Vol. 4, Coral Sea,
Midway, and Submarine Actions: May 1942--August 1942; Vol. 5, The
Struggle for Guadalcanal: August 1942--February 1943; Vol. 6, Breaking
the Bismarcks Barrier: 22 July 1942--1 May 1944. Boston: Little, Brown,
1948; repr. Urbana, Ill., and Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2001.
411pp. $24.95 (vol. 1); 297pp. $24.95 (vol. 2); 434pp. $25.95 (vol. 3);
305pp. $22.95 (vol. 4); 389pp. $24.95 (vol. 5); 463pp. $24.95 (vol. 6)
- World War I — Battle of the Atlantic (1914–1918), sometimes referred to as The First Battle of the Atlantic.
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