||U.S.S. BLOCK ISLAND CVE 21 & CVE 106, |
Fine condition (flex cover),1946, covers two ships, CVE 21 served in the Atlantic and was sunk by a U-Boat May, 1944. CVE 106 served in the Pacific in 1945. This book was owned by an aircraft mechanic 2nd class who served on both ships. Included: 4 unidentified group photos, travel orders, ship's newspaper (CVE 21) and news clippings. Maps & photos, 64 pages.
|BY GOSH AND BY GOD, Carr, William, Hutchinson & Co., 1931, good (binding tight, cover wear, wrinkled spine), British submarines in WW I, photos, 288 pgs.||$20.00|
| COURAGE, SACRIFICE, DEVOTION, |
Gillespie, Noel, Infinity, 2005, new, (soft cover, corner bent on back cover), see photo, history of Navy Squadron VXE-6 in the Anarctic, 1955 to 1999, photos, 513 pgs.
|CRUISE OF THE LANIKAI, Tolley, Kemp, Naval Institute, 2002, as new (soft cover), The schooner, Lanikai, left Manila, Christmas day, 1941 for haven in Australia, account by a participant of provocative patrol meant to incite the Japanese prior to Dec 7, 1941, photos, 345 pgs.||$15.00|
|DEATH WAS OUR ESCORT, Vetter, Ernest Lt. Comd, Prentice-Hall, 1944, vg/vg (chipped), see scan, accounts of battle, tactics & strategy as seen by the men manning the torpedo boats, photos, maps, 323 pgs.||$15.00|
|LAST PATROL, Holmes, Harry, Airlife, 1994, f/f (as new), see photo, operational history of the 52 U.S. submarines lost during WW II, photos, 212 pgs.||$15.00|
|LEST WE FORGET - 1943, Excerpts from letters written by Naval personnel during early WW II, see scan, 19 pgs.||$5.00|
|SUBMARINE VICTORY , Thomas, David, Kimber, 1961, vg/vg, see photo, British submarines in WW II, photos, 224 pgs.||$10.00|
|TALE OF TWO SUBS, McCulough, Jonathan, Grand Central, 2008, f/f (as new), see photo, USS Sculpin was attack by a Japanese destroyer, survivors were being taken to a POW camp. Weeks later, USS Sailfish came upon a Japanese aircraft carrier where the survivors of the Sculpin were locked up - the crew memebers aboard were saved, 294 pgs.||$12.50|
|U-BOATS WESTWARD! Hashagen, Ernst, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1931, vg (some yellowing of pages due to age, minor cover wear), a German submarine Commander's own story of his experiences, photos & maps, 247 pgs.||$25.00|
|U.S. COAST GUARD IN WORLD WAR II, Willoughby, Malcom, Naval Institue, 1957, vg/vg (chipped), see photo, progress of the war at wea in all amphibious operations in the Atlantic & Pacific, names of all officers & enlisted men who received decorations & aards are listed, photos, maps, 347 pgs.||$25.00|
|U.S.S. BON HOMME RICHARD - CVA-31, Cruise Book, Weaver, Granada & Mendonca (compiled by) 1952, vg (yellowing cover & rubbed), see scan,second Korean cruise, 1952, all photos, 192 pgs.||$65.00|
U.S.S. BUNKER HILL, November 1943 - November 1944, Cruise Book, |
Hard cover (embossed, minor fraying at upper & lower spine), see scan, CV-17.a record of the carrier's combat action against the Axis Nations in the Pacific, illustrations, photos, 271 pgs.
|U.S.S. SALEM CA-139, Cruise Book
good condition (cover wear, binding is a little loose) Mediterranean cruise - 1950, unpaged
||SHOWBOAT (USS NORTH CAROLINA, B.B. 55), Fine condition (embossed cover, no marks, tight binding),946, a pictorial record of the Battleship North Carolina from the laying of her keel (1937) to VJ Day. A virtual photo history with enough text to tie it together. Includes two 8" x 10" group photos (unidentified), 144 pages.||$80.00|