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Carrier war

Oliver Ormerod Jensen

Carrier war

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Published by Pocket books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy. Task Force 58.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      The story of Task Force 58 of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.

      Statementby Oliver Jensen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.53 58th .J42
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p.
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6483124M
      LC Control Number45006038
      OCLC/WorldCa913533

      Like the US Navy Carrier war, this books assaults and wins telling how victory was achieved. Thanks to Osprey Publishing & IPMSUSA for the review copy! Figures. Figure 1: Front cover of World War II US Fast Carrier Task Force Tactics paperback by Brian Lane Herder. Figure 2: Back cover of Carrier Task Force Tactics.


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