US Navy in World War Two, 1941-1942

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Arms and Armour Press, Distributed in the USA by Sterling Pub. Co. , [Poole, Dorset], [New York, NY
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StatementRobert C. Stern.
SeriesWarships illustrated ;, no. 10
LC ClassificationsD773 .S84 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2471730M
ISBN 100853687595
LC Control Number87200470

Number on active duty on 7 Dec was: The number of officers and enlisted personnel that served in the Navy during World War II. Volunteers and Draftees in WWII: (of those inducted,remained inductees; 1, voluntarily enlisted as USN-SV or USNR-SV) Total of 3, persons entered the Naval Service during World War II.

Get this from a library. US Navy in World War Two The US Navy in World War Two, [Robert Cecil Stern]. The United States Navy grew rapidly during World War II from –45, and played a central role in the war against Japan. It also assisted the British Royal Navy in the naval war against Germany and Italy.

The U.S. Navy grew slowly in the years prior to World War II, due in part to international limitations on naval operations in the s. Battleship production restarted in The Naval History and Heritage Command has commemorated the 75th anniversary of the U.S.

Navy's experiences in World War II sincewith the anniversary of the 7 December attack on Pearl Harbor, and will continue throughculminating with the anniversary of the Japanese surrender ceremony aboard USS Missouri (BB) on 2 September.

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