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Underwater warriors, formerly called The U.S. frogmen of World War II

Wyatt Blassingame

Underwater warriors, formerly called The U.S. frogmen of World War II

by Wyatt Blassingame

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Navy. Underwater Demolition Teams -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States. Navy. Underwater Demolition Teams -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine -- Juvenile literature.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American -- Juvenile literature.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the daring exploits of the Navy"s Underwater Demolition Teams during World War II. Includes information about frogmen of other countries.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Wyatt Blassingame.
    SeriesLandmark books ;, 11
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD780 .B55 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination151 p. :
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4255439M
    ISBN 100394848845
    LC Control Number81000787
    OCLC/WorldCa7282091

    A decade after the Nazis’ book burnings, the U.S. War Department and the publishing industry did the opposite, printing million miniature, lightweight paperbacks for U.S. troops to. Note: This article is excerpted from OSS Training in the National Parks and Service Abroad in World War II, by John Whiteclay Chambers II. Introduction On a clear and brisk afternoon on Sunday, December 7, , William J. Donovan was enjoying an exhibition football game at the New York’s Polo Grounds, when unexpectedly he heard an announcement on the stadium’s loud speaker system that he.

    U.S. Official Pictures of the World War Showing America's Participation, Selected from the Official Files of the War Department, With Unofficial Introductory Photographs - Volume IV by William E. Moore; James C. Russell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Where did the U.S. Marines earn their reputation as being the "first to fight?" It was on the South Pacific Island of Guadalcanal, America’s first land victory of World War II. There, on August 7, , the 1st Marine Division stormed ashore to begin one of the most difficult and brutal campaigns of military history—and an unbroken string Pages:

    In Cmdr. Fane and Dan Moore wrote an excellent book about the UDT, titled The Naked Warriors. The historical book documents UDT during World War II and the Korean War. The book was republished in by the U.S. Naval Institute. MGM produced a feature movie based on Fane’s book, called The Underwater Warriors. The Frogmen of World War II: An Oral History of the U.S. Navy's Underwater Demolition Showcase (comics) (1, words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article Issue # Character Notes 1 The Fire Fighters 2 Kings of the Wild 3 The Frogmen 4 The Flash (Barry Allen) DC .


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During a U.S. Naval deep sea operation, medical officer Lt. Cmdr. William Arnold and Adm. Ashton anxiously await the overdue return of divers Cmdr.

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