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Wooden Ships and Iron Men: The U.S. Navy’s Coastal and Motor Minesweepers, 1941-1953, Volume II

By: David Bruhn

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2009

Seller ID: B4909

ISBN: 0788449095

Condition: 368 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 368 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Possessing insufficient minesweepers to protect U.S. harbors and bays as the threat of war in Europe spread, in the winter of 1939-40 the Navy began purchasing fishing vessels and modifying them to combat mines. One of them, Condor (AMc-14), first sighted the Japanese Type-A midget submarine that destroyer Ward (DD-139) sank on December 7, 1941 with the first shots fired by American forces during World War II. She would be one of six coastal minesweepers to receive a battle star. From boat- and shipyards across America came the largest production run of any World War II warship, 561 scrappy li... View more info

Swabby II: World War II Enlisted Sailors Tell It Like It Was. A Nation's Grateful Salute to the World War II Enlisted Sailor

By: Jack Haberstroh, Ph.D

Price: $48.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2004

Seller ID: H3143

ISBN: 0788431439

Condition: 666 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 666 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


666 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 666 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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A Destroyer Sailor’s War: The True Story of a Destroyer Sailor’s Life at Sea during World War II

By: Jerome S. Welna

Price: $35.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2009

Seller ID: W4928

ISBN: 0788449281

Condition: 436 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 436 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


436 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 436 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info