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To War in a Tin Can

A Memoir of World War II Aboard a Destroyer

by James H. Patric

  • 130 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Warships,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Naval History - World War II,
  • Regimental histories,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Navy,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Military - World War II,
  • General,
  • United States - General,
  • George E. Badger (Destroyer),
  • Personal narratives, American,
  • United States,
  • 1922-,
  • Naval operations, American,
  • Patric, James H.,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8138956M
    ISBN 100786417803
    ISBN 109780786417803

    The Tin Can Sailors Library is located in Somerset, Massachusetts, across the Taunton River from Fall River’s Battleship Cove (home of the destroyer Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.) and a half-hour drive from the excellent facility at the United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. Sea Stories: The "Tin Can" Navy From Korea to the Cold War by Archie T Miller. Paperback $ Ship navy tin book. tin book. navy book. book by harry j foxwell phd. book by david j spangler. Explore More Items. A Books on Books. Our goal as Marines is to support and defend our nation. Some of the ways.

    E. J. Jernigan's memoir offers listeners a fascinating glimpse of life as an enlisted man aboard the USS Saufley, one of the most highly decorated destroyers of World War II. It is a rarely told story of the sailors who fought the war from boiler rooms, after-steering spaces, radio shacks, and other gritty places that keep a warship going/5(3).   BOOK REVIEW – Tin Can Diary: The War Diary of Earl W. Foxwell, Jr.’s Tour of Duty Aboard The Destroyer USS Edwards, DD Decem 5 Comments Book Reviews, Books, Featured, History, News book review, destroyers, harry foxwell, Michael solecki, tin can diary, uss Edwards, World War II.

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To War in a Tin Can by James H. Patric Download PDF EPUB FB2

Our dad served as Gunner's Mate two years in the Atlantic & two years in the Pacific & Patric's book details the crew's exploits sinking German submarines & shooting down Japanese Kamikaze pilots along with other facts of life during "war in a tin can".5/5(5).

"Tin Can Titans" continues with his excellent manner of discussing battles of the Pacific War. The book is loaded with great information, including testimonies from the sailors who actually fought aboard these destroyers as well as letters and diaries of the men/5().

The Paperback of the To War in a Tin Can: A Memoir of World War II Aboard a Destroyer by James H. Patric at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Pages: Tin Cans book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Original title: United States Destroyer Operations in World War II/5.

Our dad served as Gunner's Mate two years in the Atlantic & two years in the Pacific & Patric's book details the crew's exploits sinking German submarines & shooting down Japanese Kamikaze pilots along with other facts of life during "war in a tin can".5/5.

John Wukovits is a military expert specializing in the Pacific theater of World War II. He is the author of many books, including Tin Can Titans, Hell from the Heavens, For Crew and Country, One Square Mile of Hell, and Pacific has also written numerous articles for such publications as WWII History, Naval History, and World War lives in Michigan.5/5(1).

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In Tin Can Titans John To War in a Tin Can book tells the heroic story of Destroyer Squad a force of destroyers that courageously helped hold back the Japanese at Guadalcanal, survived (or didn't) repeated kamikaze attacks later in the war, and then eventually led the victorious fleet into Tokyo Bay at the war's end/5(53).

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The U.S. Navy’s World War II operational history in the Pacific is the story of destroyers, Tin Cans, engaging Japanese surface ships, submarines, and airplanes. The author, within the pages of this book, allows the reader to become part of the ships and crews of Destroyer Squadron Twenty-One (DesRon 21) as they fight their way from.

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Olson has crafted a readable tribute to modesty, teamwork and dedication. “Destroyers are probably the most versatile of all the warships in World War I and World War II,” he said.

“Tin cans” and “Greyhounds” were both nicknames for the destroyer. An epic narrative of World War II naval action that brings to life the sailors and exploits of the war's most decorated destroyer squadron.

When Admiral William Halsey selected Destroyer Squadron 21 (Desron 21) to lead his victorious ships into Tokyo Bay to accept the Japanese surrender, it was the most battle-hardened US naval squadron of the war. Echoing the great British war films of the seventies, DARKEST HOUR is the first in a series of gripping wartime adventures featuring Jack Stone and the Tin Can Tommies – with explosive action, twists, thrills and a cast of compelling characters – this is dieselpunk military sci-fi with a pulp comic WW2 twist!Reviews: Tin Can Sailors is the name of The National Association of Destroyer Veterans in the United currently numbers approximat members as of the end of "Tin can sailor" is a term used to refer to sailors on destroyers.

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Saufley, one of the most highly decorated destroyers of the war. "EJ" takes the reader on a first-person tour of the "Old Navy"-from boot camp in Norfolk to his first tour of duty aboard the U.S.S. Washington, through the early months of war in the Atlantic to a disagreement over liberty.

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But Tin Can Titans promised to be more about the men than about the ships--the more human and personal aspects of war.

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Connally. Each book listed here is in the Korean War Project library by donation. In return, we list each book as a free service.Tin Can Treason differs by telling more about people and the ship rather than the action, and yet Nardone clearly spells out the impact that the war had on everyone and everything.

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- Henry Zeybel, Lt. Col. USAF (Retired).