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U.S.S. Spadefish (SS-411) in World War II

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U.S.S. Spadefish (SS-411) in World War II
  • by Val Scanlon, QMCM (SS), U.S. Navy (Retired)
    • Merriam Press World War 2 History Series
      • Sixth Edition 2012
      • 82 6×9-inch pages
      • 5 photos
      • 3 illustrations
Of the top twenty-five U.S. subs in World War II, Spadefish was ranked as #5 in ships sunk (21) and was #6 in tonnage sunk (88,091), accomplished during only five war patrols over a one year period!
     This work provides complete coverage of the Spadefish’s five war patrols. Appendices cover biographies of the two commanding officers, and summaries of torpedo ad deck gun attacks made by Spadefish.
  • Introduction
  • First War Patrol
  • Second War Patrol
  • Third War Patrol
  • Fourth War Patrol
  • Fifth War Patrol
  • Epilogue
  • Addenda
  • Appendices
    • Attack Summaries
    • Commanding Officers

No doubt about it, those men who served in Spadefish will want a copy to stash away in their memoirs. Submarine buffs everywhere, who collect World War II memorabilia, will find this little gem a welcome addition to their collection.
Polaris, publication of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II

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