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The U.S. Navy's "Interim" LSM(R)s in World War II: Rocket Ships of the Pacific Amphibious Forces.

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The U.S. Navy's "Interim" LSM(R)s in World War II: Rocket Ships of the Pacific Amphibious Forces

Ron MacKay, Jr.

McFarland

2016

344 pages

$45.00

D784

In this book, author Ron McKay, Jr. presents readers with a comprehensive examination of the history and use of the United States NavyAEs interim LSM(R), or Landship, Medium (Rocket), their first true rocket ship and a major innovation during World War II. The author covers the introduction of the LSM rocket ships, their forward routing during 1944 and early 1945, their use off the Kerama islands and around Okinawa, and a wide variety of other related subjects over the books thirteen chapters and four appendices. The author is a former U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman, an historian, and a aerospa ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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