Clash of the Carriers

Clash of the Carriers

The True Story of the Marianas Turkey Shoot of World War II

Book - 2005
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Provides an account of the June 1944 clash near the Marianas Islands between the American and Japanese carrier fleets, a confrontation that became the most spectacular aircraft carrier battle in history.
Publisher: New York, N.Y., USA : New American Library, c2005.
ISBN: 9780451216700
0451216709
Characteristics: xv, 348 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.

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Jan 26, 2014

One would suppose that a book subtitled "the true story...." would be opinionated, but for this book that would be an understatement. The book was written in 2005, but the language was straight out of a 1940's newsreel. It was really hard to get past the propaganda dialogue.

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