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Unfortunately the spirit and courage of the Submarine Force is being forgotten as the veterans of that force pass into history To preserve their heroic tales of war beneath the sea critically acclaimed author and military historian Flint Whitlock in collaboration with deco. I was a bit disappointed by this book The author bounces around in his narration uite a bit and at times he seems distracted by various land battles The parts which chronicle the co author s experiences aboard a submarine are very interesting and there are some very good personal recollections from other submariners as well However the book really doesn t give any new information to the reader unless this is their first book on World War II submarine warfare Add in various factual inaccuracies and an occasionally messed up timeline and you have a book which comes up short It seems as if the author tried to do too much in too short of a space

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The Depths of Courage American Submariners at War with Japan 1941 1945

In World War II a chosen few fought a silent war beneath the wavesThese are their stories In the dark days after Pearl Harbor the small ill euipped arm of the Navy known as Submarine Force would stand between the shattered US Pacific Fleet and the might of the Japanese Navy. This is an extremely well written and researched book Many of the younger generations may not realize that America came perilously close to losing World War II after the near destruction of the Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor The two remaining aircraft carriers had to be preserved until an offensive force could be assembled Thus to uote commanding Admiral Chester Nimitz During the dark early months of WWII it was only the tiny American submarine force that held off the Japanese empire and enabled our fleets to replace their losses and repair their wounds The spirit and courage of the Submarine Force will never be forgotten Of course with the passing of time they HAVE been forgotten The Depths of Courage reminds us of that era and of the fact that all submarine crewmen were volunteers and that about one fourth of them died at their stations or in Japanese prison camps Those who served in the subs did so in almost unbearable conditions of crowded un air conditioned boats armed with notoriously unreliable torpedoes This book is a must read

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Rated WWII submarine veteran Ron Smith set out on a journey of than two years to interview submariners and to record their stories before the memories of their endeavors are lost forever Here those stories are chronicled in honor of those who gave their all for their countr. Outstanding read on the bravery of American submariners who volunteered for the dangerous missions under the sea in hot cramped uarters of the submarines facing dangers of depth charges and taken prisoner by the Japanese during World War II There mission was to torpedo and sink military and merchant ships of the Japanese carrying war supplies Sometimes the enemy ships that were sunk by American submarines carried Allied POW s


10 thoughts on “The Depths of Courage American Submariners at War with Japan 1941 1945

  1. says:

    This is an extremely well written and researched book Many of the younger generations may not realize that America came perilously close to losing World War II after the near destruction of the Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor The two remaining

  2. says:

    Really good book Follows along the same path as many other WW2 submarine history I bit of in depth of a couple of people that were on the Seal

  3. says:

    Very disopointed with the book The book covers 13 of the sub war If you really really want to know about amerincan submarines at war with Japan read Silent Victory by Clay Blair I wish I had

  4. says:

    The book The Depths of Courage by Flint Whitlock tells the story of how the Japanese and American war started when both nations use

  5. says:

    I was a bit disappointed by this book The author bounces around in his narration uite a bit and at times he seems distracted by various land battles The parts which chronicle the co author's experiences aboard a submarine

  6. says:

    Right now I'm on a history of the US Navy tearThis fits my profile for readable histories events are tied together in a und

  7. says:

    Outstanding read on the bravery of American submariners who volunteered for the dangerous missions under the sea in hot cramped uarters of the submarines facing dangers of depth charges and taken prisoner by the Japanese during World War II There mission was to torpedo and sink military and merchant ships of the Japanese carrying war supplies Sometimes the enemy ships that were sunk by American submarines ca

  8. says:

    Simply put it was extremely interesting and highly entertaining Part WWII history part Submariner history and part oral history I enjoyed it fro

  9. says:

    Awesome story of submarine warfare predominantly in the South Pacific Includes a lot of the history of the war as well as the submarine

  10. says:

    Another one of those books that you can't put down or fathom how and where a man can find the strength and courage to continue under unbelievable hardships

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