U.S. Submarine Attacks During World War II (Including Allied Submarine Attacks in the Pacific Theater)
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1989. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. Format is approximately 8.25 inches by 6.5 inches. xxxi, , 285,  pages. Contains chronological listing of submarine attacks; Bibliography; Appendix A on Submarine Minelaying Activities, and a Chronological Listing of Submarine Mineplants, and Appendix B containing information on Commanding Officers of U.S. Submarines with Attacks listed in the Data Tables, Commanding officers of British Submarines with Attacks listed in the Data Tables, and Commanding officers of Dutch Submarines with Attacks listed in the Data Tables. Also contains Bibliography and an Index. Commander John D. Alden, USN (ret.) is a retired U.S. Navy commander and World War II veteran, has written five books published by the Naval Institute Press and numerous articles for Proceedings and Naval History magazines and other journals. The primary objective of this compilation is to provide a side-by-side listing of data on U.S. submarine attacks and Japanese ship losses during World War II. John D. Alden is the author of American Steel Navy: A Photographic History of the U.S. Navy from the Introduction of the Steel Hull in 1883 to the Cruise of the Great White Fleet; The Fleet Submarine in the United States Navy: A Design and Construction History; Salvage Man: Edward Ellsberg and the U.S. Navy; Flush Decks and Four Pipes; and, U.S. Submarine Attacks During World War II: Including Allied Submarine Attacks in the Pacific Theater. This unique reference corrects many longstanding errors in the World War II record of U.S. submarine attacks. It also provides information on hundreds of previously ignored attacks and identifies--often for the first time--specific targets and their attackers. Condition: Very good / Very good.
Keywords: Naval Operations, Submarines, Minelaying, Mineplants, Reference Works, Data Tables, Second World War