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by Dan E. Bailey


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As an aerospace engineer employed in the Pacific, Dan Bailey put his spare time to good use by diving the many wrecks of the Kwajalein and Truk Lagoons which eventually resulted in this book being published in 1982.

As an aerospace engineer employed in the Pacific, Dan Bailey put his spare time to good use by diving the many wrecks of the Kwajalein and Truk Lagoons which eventually resulted in this book being published in 1982. My profession requires me to study all such shipwrecks and I have found this to be one of the better books on the overall subject. I like the style and the format but, far more important than these, I learned a great deal of new information - even about the loss of the Bismarck in 1941.

If you planning to dive the World War 2 wrecks of Truk Lagoon Dan Bailey book is a MUST. The book describes the hostile activities of US forces around the main bombing attack on "Gibraltar of the South". Heian Marui, Kiyosumi, Goisan, Betty, Fumdzuki, Rio de Janeiro, Emily,Patrol boat 34, Nippo, Fuyikawa, Sankisan, Jill, Shinkoko, Yamigiri, Kinsho, Tugboat and San Francisco. It goes in detail through the events that lead to the sinking of ships and the loss of airplanes, all of which you can now - as a diver - visit. It is part of an overwhelming testimony of war and monument to remember.

WWII Wrecks of the Kwajalein and Truk Lagoons. 0911615059 (ISBN13: 9780911615050).

World War II Wrecks of the Truk Lagoon is the most authoritative and complete reference on Truk including the history of the Japanese occupation, the aerial campaigns by US Navy carrier forces.

Large numbers of color images of the wrecks, war action photos, and maps/illustrations are included. The information is indispensable for planning dives on the wrecks. World War II Wrecks of the Truk Lagoon.

The Battle of Kwajalein was fought as part of the Pacific campaign of World War II. It took place from 31 January – 3 February 1944, on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Employing the hard-learned lessons of the Battle of Tarawa, the United States launched a successful twin assault on the main islands of Kwajalein in the south and Roi-Namur in the north. The Japanese defenders put up stiff resistance, although outnumbered and under-prepared

By Dan Farnham On Kwajalein Atoll, an airfield was established on the island of Roi, at the north end of the atoll. Of the six known Japanese plane wrecks on the lagoon floor, five are in the south part of the atoll.

Prior to the outbreak of World War II, the Marshall Islands were a Japanese-mandated territory. Until 1939, the islands were ruled by a provisional civilian government. On Kwajalein Atoll, an airfield was established on the island of Roi, at the north end of the atoll. In the south, a seaplane base was established on Ebeye, which is about three miles north of Kwajalein Island on the east reef. Four are off Ebeye, and a fifth lies next to one of the Japanese cargo ships sunk in the lagoon during the war. It took place from 31 January-3 February 1944, on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall . World War II: Wrecks of the Kwajalein and Truk Lagoons. North Valley Diver Publications. It took place from 31 January-3 February 1944, on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. The Japanese defenders put up stiff resistance, although outnumbered and under-prepared. The determined defense of Roi-Namur left only 51 survivors of an original garrison of 3,500.

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cite book last Bailey first Dan E. year 1992 title World War II: Wrecks of the Kwajalein and Truk . n. A battle of World War II (January 1944); American forces landed and captured a Japanese airbase.

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World War II: Wrecks of the Kwajalein and Truk Lagoons download epub
Author: Dan E. Bailey
ISBN: 0911615059
Category: Reference
Language: English
Publisher: North Valley Diver Pubns; Revised edition (June 1, 1992)