Originally printed in 1946 at the order of Vice Admiral Lockwood, Commander of Submarines, Pacific Fleet, United States Submarine Losses memorializes the 374 officers and 3131 men lost at sea between 1941 and 1945. It also chronicles the gallantry and persistence of these men, who under the most difficult conditions possible, performed critical missions and almost single-handedly decimated JapanAis merchant fleet. AiTo those whose contribution meant the loss of sons, brothers or husbands in this war, Ai Admiral Lockwood noted in a speech given on Navy Day, 1945, Ai I can assure you that they went down fighting and that their brothers who survived them took a grim toll of our savage enemy to avenge their deaths. May God rest their gallant souls.Ai This book is a testament to all those, living and dead, who served in the Silent Service in WWII. This enhanced, softbound edition features the entire original text and includes an official appendix of Axis submarine losses.*Jukes, Herbert L., 26 Julian, Harry F., 148 ermo, HMIS, (RC a110) Junker, Fregkpt. ... Kaiser, Karl-Ernst, (17-986) Kaiser, Louis C., 118 Kaiser, Robert D., 137 Kaiser, Robert W., 84 Kaiten (Long Lance torpedoes with human Pilots), subs.
|Title||:||United States Submarine Losses in World War II|
|Author||:||United States Navy|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2008-09-01|