Download Desert Sailor: Growing up in the Pacific Fleet 1941-1946 by James W. Fitch PDF

By James W. Fitch

This sailor's memoir leads from the U.S. Navy's peacetime "Pineapple Fleet" in Pearl Harbor to a mystery convoy transporting the "Flying Tigers" to Asia. After the catastrophe at Pearl Harbor, his send raids eastern bases within the primary Pacific. He watches Doolittle's bombers take off from the Hornet to bomb Tokyo, then proceeds to the service air battles of halfway and Santa Cruz. At Guadalcanal he's wounded whilst his send sinks. From hospitals in New Zealand he strikes to New Guinea, then to a destroyer at Okinawa, taking pictures at kamikazes. Post-war carrier in China and Japan around out his story.

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