Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan :: Clair Blair, Jr. soon to be presented for sale on the fantastic BookLovers of Bath web site!
Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1975, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; Tables; Appendices (12);
From the cover: The long-awaited publication of Silent Victory fills a major gap in the annals of World War II. Here for the first time is the definitive history of the submarine war against Japan the only full-scale submarine war the United States ever fought which has for the most part been shrouded in secrecy for three decades. Only recently have the codebreakers who played such a pivotal role in the submarine war been willing to talk about their work. And only recently have the private papers, diaries, and official reports of the submarine admirals and skippers been made available to historians.
In preparing to write this book, Clay Blair, Jr., combed hundreds of thousands of pages of recently declassified documents and personal letters. In indi…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrappers. Dust wrappers worn at the edges with fading to the margins of volume I. Initials to the first blank of each volume. The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Blue/Red boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (xviii/xii) 524/530-1055 pages. Index. 8½” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Military Naval catalogue?