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Battle of the Bismarck Sea

Lex McAulay

Battle of the Bismarck Sea

by Lex McAulay

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Published by St. Martin"s in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Bismarck Sea, Battle of the, 1943.,
    • Naval convoys -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index.

      StatementLex McAulay.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD774.B59 M32 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 226 p. :
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1868580M
      ISBN 100312058209
      LC Control Number90026943

      The British battleship HMS  Prince of Wales and the battlecruiser HMS  Hood fought the German battleship Bismarck and the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, which were attempting to break out into the North Atlantic to attack Allied merchant shipping (Operation Rheinübung).Location: Denmark Strait.   Battle of the Bismarck Sea by Lex McAuley, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(23).

      Bismarck attempted to steer by alternating the power of her three propeller shafts, which, in the prevailing force 8 wind and sea state, resulted in the ship being forced to sail towards King George V and Rodney, two British battleships that had been pursuing Bismarck from the : 26–27 May Buy Battle of the Bismarck Sea - Historical Book from St. Martin's Press - part of our ' Historical Books - Historical Reference Books collection.

        The Battle of the Bismarck Sea (2–4 March ) took place in the South West Pacific Area (SWPA) during World War 2 when aircraft of the U.S. . Battle of the Bismarck Sea Just after midnight of 1 March an important Japanese convoy cleared Rabaul and set its course along the north shore of New Britain. Packed into eight transports were major reinforcements for the garrison at Lae, New Guinea, an advance .


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Battle of the Bismarck Sea by Lex McAulay Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excellently researched book of the battle of the Bismarck sea - Mr McAulay has succeeded in pulled together an excellent description of air combat and of the destruction of a critical escorted Japanese convoy. Yes, he has been reviewed as having a disjointed product but that is what air combat tends to be as related by very young service people/5(18).

The Battle of the Bismarck Sea took place March a land battle fought at sea and won from the air. The Japanese were sending the 51st Division to Lae, New Guinea, intending to reinforce and resume operations after their losses on the Kokoda Trail and at Buna/5.

The Battle of the Bismarck Sea by Lawrence Cortesi A most interesting account of the WWII air and sea battle in the Bismarck Sea, South West Pacific. Brilliantly written and full of 4/4(24).

The Battle of the Bismarck Sea 3 March - Kindle edition by McAulay, Lex. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Battle of the Bismarck Sea 3 March /5(6). "This is an epic book to match one of the epic episodes of sea combat.

It is a blockbuster to match the high drama and horror of battleship Bismarck's short, but eventful life and brutal demise at the hands of a sorely aggrieved Royal Navy. A formidable A-team of authors have produced a forensically technical and visceral triumph.".

This book deals both with the battle between the Hood and the Bismarck and the discovery of their wrecks. The battle which took place on saw the Hood sink within a few minutes with only 3 survivors while the Bismarck was sunk 3 days later after a great chase and as demanded by Churchill/5(18).

This book is a concise historical case-study on the Battle of the Bismarck Sea, fought mostly between 2 and 8 March,although the critical action occurred over just 15 minutes—between and hours on the morning of 3 March File Size: 6MB. The Battle of the Bismarck Sea Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Notes. There are 0 TOC pages. Access-restricted-item Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by MerciG on June 9, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   The Battle Of The Bismarck Sea - Gregory P. Gilbert The RAAF's Air Power Development Centre regularly publishes books that are right up ABR's alley - see the Lost Without Trace review below.

Here Kristen Alexander returns as guest reviewer to look at a new book on an action that is well known but, until now, has perhaps suffered from a lack of 'fresh eyes'. Following the defeats at Guadalcanal and Papua, the Japanese realized they were on the defensive, and needed reinforcements to reestablish their momentum.

On Februa Japanese troop. In the words of the supreme command of the Southwest Pacific Area, General Douglas MacArthur, the Battle of the Bismarck Sea was “the decisive aerial engagement” of the war in the Southwest Pacific. But there was still a terrible yet essential finale to come.

The Battle of the Bismarck Sea by Lawrence Cortesi A most interesting account of the WWII air and sea battle in the Bismarck Sea, South West Pacific. Brilliantly written and full of action from beginning to end.

Highly recommend/5(28). Excellently researched book of the battle of the Bismarck sea - Mr McAulay has succeeded in pulled together an excellent description of air combat and of the destruction of a critical escorted Japanese convoy.

Yes, he has been reviewed as having a disjointed product but that is what air combat tends to be as related by very young service people/5. ‘The Battle of the Bismarck Sea’ details and analyses the planning and preparation of both Allied and Japanese forces leading up to the battle, description of the battle itself and discussion of the aftermath, including stunning photographs taken during the fighting by.

WW2 documentary about the fight in the pacific. Allied forces stops Japanese invasion of Papua and Australia at Bismark Sea Battle. Get books about this WW2 battle direct from Amazon: The Battle.

out of 5 stars The Battle of the Bismarck Sea. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 May Verified Purchase. Hi A very up to date modern book of a very important battle. It highlights the people, aircraft and the ships that took part in the battle. This is the oly book that I have read about this battle/5(5).

Battle of the Bismarck Sea. [Lex McAulay] -- Account of the destruction of the Japanese reinforcement convoy to Lae, New Guinea in March of Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The Year of Pluto - New Horizons Documentary Brings Humanity Closer to the Edge of the Solar System - Duration: NASA Recommended for you.

Title: Hood and Bismarck. The Deep-Sea Discovery of an Epic Battle. Authors: David Mearns & Rob White. Publisher: Channel 4 books. Publication date: November ISBN: Format: Hardcover, pages. Comments: It covers the expeditions to the wrecks of the Bismarck. Here, McAulay (Where the Buffalo Fight, paperback), a retired Australian officer, presents an arresting account of one of the decisive naval battles of WW II, and, despite somewhat awkward narration, does a good job of analyzing the human and strategic factors underlying this crucial Allied victory.

By Marchdefeats at Midway and Guadalcanal had checked the progress of the Author: Lex Mcaulay. Here, McAulay (Where the Buffalo Fight, paperback), a retired Australian officer, presents an arresting account of one of the decisive naval battles of WW II, and, despite somewhat awkward narration, does a good job of analyzing the human and strategic factors underlying this crucial Allied victory.

By Marchdefeats at Midway and Guadalcanal had checked the progress of the .Gen. Douglas MacArthur called the Allied victory in the Bismarck Sea “one of the most complete and annihilating combats of all time.” The three-day battle on March 2–4,simply stunned the Japanese military and changed the course of the Pacific : Historynet Staff.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Prev.

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