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Battle Stations : Your Navy In Action

Battle Stations : Your Navy In Action

A Photographic epic of the naval operations of World War II told by the great admirals who sailed the fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and from the Golden Gate to the Inland Sea.

Each chapter of the book is begun with a detailed analysis and review by their respective author which is followed by numerious photographs taken during the war.

© 1946 by William H. Wise & Co., Inc. New York

CONTENTS

  • QUALIFICATIONS OF THE NAVAL OFFICER
    by John Paul Jones
  • FOREWORD
    by Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, USN
  • A REVIEW OF THE HISTORY OF THE U. S. NAVY
    by Commodore Dudley, USN
  • THE NAVY TRAINS FOR WAR
    by Vice Admiral Louis L. Denfeld, USN
  • PEARL HARBOR
    by Rear Admiral William R. Furlong, USN
  • BATTLE Of THE ATLANTIC
    by Admiral Jonas H. Ingram, USN
  • THE BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA
    by Vice Admiral Aubrey W. Fitch, USN
  • THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY
    by Vice Admiral Frank J. Fletcher, USN
  • WOMEN IN THE SERVICE
    • NAVY NURSES
      by Captain Sue S. Dauser, USN (NC)
    • WAVES
      by Captain Jean T. Palmer, USNR (W)
    • SPARS
      by Captain Dorothy C. Stratton, USCGR (W)
    • MARINES
      by Colonel Ruth Cheney Streeter, USMCR
  • VICTORY AT GUADALCANAL
    by General Alexander A. Vandegrift, USMC
  • THE INVASION OF NORTH AFRICA
    by Admiral H. K. Hewitt, USN
  • THE INVASION OF SICILY
    by Vice Admiral Richard L. Conolly, USN
  • THE BATTLE FOR TARAWA
    by Major General Julian C. Smith, USMC
  • THE CAPTURE OF KWA JALEIN
    by Admiral Richmond K. Turner, USN
  • THE INVASION OF NORMANDY
    by Vice Admiral Alan G. Kirk, USN
  • THE BATTLE FOR THE MARIANAS
    by Lieut. General Holland M. Smith, USMC
  • THE BATTLE OF THE PHILIPPINE SEA
    by Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, USN
  • THE INVASION OF SOUTHERN FRANCE
    by Rear Admiral Calvin T. Durgin, USN
  • THE U. S. COAST GUARD IN WORLD WAR II
    by Admiral Russell R. Waesche, USCG
  • THE BATTLE FOR LEYTE GULF
    by Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid, USN and Admiral A Mitscher, USN
  • U. S. NAVAL GROUP, CHINA
    by Rear Admiral Milton E. Miles, USN
  • THE BATTLE FOR IWO JIMA
    by Lieut. General Harry Schmidt, USMC
  • THE OKINAWA CAMPAIGN
    by Lieut. General Roy S. Geiger, USMC
  • THE LAST DAYS OF THE JAPANESE FLEET
    by Rear Admiral Robert B. Carney, USN
  • SURRENDER OF JAPAN
    by Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr., USN
  • NAVAL AWARDS OF THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR
  • STATISTICS ON AMERICAN, JAP, GERMAN, AND ITALIAN NAVIES
  • THE POST WAR NAVY
    by Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN
  • SHIPS OF THE FLEET
  • BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
  • INDEX
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