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Coast Watching in World War II

Operations Against the Japanese in the Solomon Islands, 1941-43 (Stackpole Military History)

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Published by Stackpole Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History,
  • World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Solomon Islands,
  • Military,
  • Military - World War II,
  • 20th century,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Aircraft spotting,
  • Campaigns,
  • Communications

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWalter Lord (Foreword), A. B. Feuer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8001091M
    ISBN 100811733297
    ISBN 109780811733298
    OCLC/WorldCa64065878

    The isolated bunker is now a silent sentinel of the second world war. To accomplish the target practice and air reconnaissance for the gunnery school, an airfield was built in Moss Beach area in German submarines, or U-boats, aimed their torpedoes at tankers and freighters along the eastern coast of the United States to disrupt delivery of supplies as well as to lower morale; sinking ships burned within sight of American civilians. The ships were not hard to find. Northbound ships followed the Gulf Stream, the world’s largest warm water current, and southbound ones hugged the coast.

    the South Coast of NSW during WWIILong before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbour in December Australia was feeling the effects of World War II. The German Naval Fleet had penetrated the New South Wales Coast. It began in October with the arrival of 2 ships, the Pinguin tons equiped with mines and a second vessel the captured. Retreat from Buka Island and the abandonment of Kieta, Decem August 7, / Jack Read --Organizing the coast watching operation in northern Bougainville, February April 5, / Jack Read --Coast watching activities begin in earnest, April August 7, / Jack Read --Setting up the southern Bougainville coast watching.

    Several books have been written by or about the coastwatchers: Eric Feldt, The Coast Watchers (); Dick C. Horton, Fire over the Islands: The Coastwatchers of the Solomons (); Walter Lord, Lonely Vigil: Coastwatchers of the Solomons (); A. B. Feuer, ed., Coast Watching in World War II: Operations against the Japanese on the Solomon. The nine submarines sent to shell the U.S. coast were all launched a year or two before the war began. With only slight differences, all had a range of approximat miles, a surface speed of Ž2 knots, carried as many as 18 torpedoes, mounted a inch deck gun, were over feet long and carried a complement of 94 to : Historynet Staff.


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