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The U.S. Coast Guard in World War II
Language: en
Pages: 422
Authors: Malcolm Willoughby
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-15 - Publisher: Naval Institute Press

The intimate view of the U.S. Coast Guard’s dramatic World War II record has long been considered a classic. First published in 1957 and out of print for years, it is now available in paperback. Handsomely illustrated with more than 200 photographs, the book serves as a unique memento of
US Coast Guard in World War II
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Alejandro de Quesada
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-20 - Publisher: Osprey Publishing

Alex de Quesada reveals the full history of the US Coast Guard throughout World War II (1939-1945) in this Elite title. In particular, the book draws attention to the little-known history of how the US Coast Guard ran a number of the landing craft throughout D-Day in 1944 as well
The United States Coast Guard in World War II
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Thomas P. Ostrom
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-11 - Publisher: McFarland

At home and overseas, the United States Coast Guard served a variety of vital functions in World War II, providing service that has been too little recognized in histories of the war. Teaming up with other international forces, the Coast Guard provided crewmembers for Navy and Army vessels as well
D-Days in the Pacific With the U.S. Coast Guard
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Ken Wiley
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-15 - Publisher: Casemate

An award-winning, personal account of US amphibious operations in WWII by a veteran Coast Guardsman—illustrated with photographs and drawings. During World War II, Ken Wiley was a Coast Guardsman on an attack transport in the Pacific. In this work of historical memoir, Wiley relates the complex and often nerve-wracking story
Sea, Surf and Hell
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Arch A. Mercey, Lee Grove
Categories: World War, 1939-1945
Type: BOOK - Published: 1945 - Publisher:

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