Washington: Office of Chief of Naval Operations, 1963. Spine just a bit sunned. Illustrated endpapers with map of submarine losses and roster.First published in 1946, this is a revised and augmented edition from 1963. Table of contents lists the submarines in alphabetical order. Each ship is provided 2-3 pages with crew rosters, photographs. Appendix with Axis submarine losses, alphabetical list of ships and personnel. From a speech by Vice-Admiral C.A. Lockwood on Navy Day 1945, "To those whose contribution meant the loss of sons, brothers, or husbands in this war, I pay my most humble respect and extend my deepest sympathy. As to the 374 officers and 3131 men of the Submarine Force who gave their lives in the winning of this war, I can assure you that they went down fighting and that their brothers who survived them took a grim toll of our savage enemy to avenge their deaths". 244pp.. Fifth Printing. Blue Cloth. Light Wear Only/`No Jacket. Small Quarto.
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