The Fleet the Gods Forgot: The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II

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The dramatic tale of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II received little attention prior to the publication of this book in 1982, when Winslow chronicled their short and tragic story of heroism and defeat. Greatly outnumbered by vastly superior forces, and saddled with defective equipment; a lack of supplies, reinforcements, and air cover; and, towards the end, an incompetent and bungled Allied combined command, the Asiatic fleet met the Japanese head-on. Within a matter of three months, however, the beleaguered ships ...

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The Fleet the Gods Forgot: The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II
2014, US Naval Institute Press, Annopolis

ISBN-13: 9781557509284

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The Fleet the Gods Forgot: The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II
1982, US Naval Institute Press, Annopolis

ISBN-13: 9780870211881

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