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Torpedo Junction

With the Pacific Fleet from Pearl Harbor to Midway

by Robert J. Casey

  • 128 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Simon Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8803883M
    ISBN 101931541582
    ISBN 109781931541589
    OCLC/WorldCa470518939

      The story of the 4 Chaplains is one of the most tragic yet uplifting accounts in World War II history. In chapter 1 of this documentary series, host Gene Pell discusses the history of the. Back in print A longtime favorite of several generations of Tar Heels, Taffy of Torpedo Junction is the thrilling adventure story of thirteen-year-old Taffy Willis, who, with the help of her pony and dog, exposes a ring of Nazi spies operating from a secluded house on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, during World War II. For readers of all ages, the book brings to life the dramatic wartime /5(96).

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Torpedo Junction by Robert J. Casey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Torpedo Junction is a great action packed history of the German U Boats and their crews that attacked shipping during the early WW2 era.

The book is a page burner with no boring parts. Each page was action packed and I read the page book in 1 and 1/4 days/5(81).

Very interesting book about the Germans submarine attacks on the shipping lanes off the United States Atlantic Coast and Gulf of Mexico in Many of the ships sunk were off the North Carolina coast around Cape Hatteras. The area was nick named Torpedo Junction. They sank ships at will without any effective retalliaton by the US/5(34).

Torpedo Junction is a great action packed history of the German U Boats and their crews that attacked shipping during the early WW2 era. The book is a page burner with no boring parts. Each page was action packed and I read the page book in 1 and 1/4 days/5(76).

Torpedo Junction is the diary kept by Robert J Casey, a reporter for an unnamed Torpedo Junction book syndicate, aboard an unnamed cruiser during the first year of the Pacific War against Japan. It is just what you would expect from a crusty old correspondent of the 40's: cynical, funny, and /5.

Welcome to TORPEDO JUNCTION - Sincethe Industry Leader Specializing in Submarine Books and Memorabilia. The World's Largest Inventory and the Finest Selection of New, Used and Rare Submarine Books on the Internet. The author of Torpedo Junction, a Military History Book of the Month Club selection, as well as numerous articles for such publications as Smithsonian Air and Space and American History Illustrated, he is a NASA payload training manager for the International Space Program and.

A non-fiction work that took Homer over a decade to research, Torpedo Junction was published in by the Naval Institute, the top publisher of military and historical books.

It has been published in hardcover, 2 paperback editions (3 covers), and a trade paperback. Good reportage — and until there is something better from the literary angle, the best general coverage we have had on the Pacific fleet from Pearl Harbor to Midway. The author of I Can't Forget was rushed to Pearl Harbor immediately after December 7th, and reached there soon enough to get the feel of the tragedy at first hand.

The spectre of Pearl Harbor haunts the pages of the book &# In the spring ofGerman U-boats prowled the ocean off the Outer Banks of North Carolina and sank freighters at will. By June, they had sunk merchant vessels and the area earned the name "Torpedo Junction.".

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Torpedo Junction: U-Boat War Off America's East Coast, by Homer Hickam Jr. at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be : Naval Institute Press. A longtime favorite of several generations of Tar Heels, Taffy of Torpedo Junction is the thrilling adventure story of thirteen-year-old Taffy Willis, who, with the help of her pony and dog, exposes a ring of Nazi spies operating from a secluded house on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, during World War II.

For readers of all ages, the book brings to life the dramatic wartime events on the Outer Banks, where. Welcome to TORPEDO JUNCTION - Sincethe Industry Leader Specializing in Submarine and U-Boat Books and Memorabilia. The World's Largest Inventory and the Finest Selection of New, Used and Rare Submarine and U Boat Books.

Used and Rare Submarine and U-Boat Books Alden, John D. U.S. SUBMARINE ATTACKS DURING WORLD WAR II USNI A longtime favorite of several generations of Tar Heels, Taffy of Torpedo Junction is the thrilling adventure story of thirteen-year-old Taffy Willis, who, with the help of her pony and dog, 3/5(2).

Back in print A longtime favorite of several generations of Tar Heels, Taffy of Torpedo Junction is the thrilling adventure story of thirteen-year-old Taffy Willis, who, with the help of her pony and dog, exposes a ring of Nazi spies operating from a secluded house on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, during World War II.

For readers of all ages, the book brings to life the dramatic wartime. Torpedo Junction Although technically not one of the Josh Thurlow novel series, Homer Hickam’s first book, Torpedo Junction, is a companion-piece for The Keeper’s Son.

A non-fiction work that took Homer over a decade to research, Torpedo Junction was published in by the Naval Institute, the top publisher of military and historical books. A longtime favorite of several generations of Tar Heels, Taffy of Torpedo Junction is the thrilling adventure story of thirteen-year-old Taffy Willis, who, with the help of her pony and dog, exposes a ring of Nazi spies operating from a secluded house on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, during World War II.

For readers of all ages, the book brings to life the dramatic wartime events on the Outer Banks, where /5(2). Torpedo Junction, a military history book by Homer Hickam Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Torpedo Junction.

This resulted in his first book, Torpedo Junction, a military history best-seller published in by the Naval Institute Press. [citation needed] InDelacorte Press published Hickam's second book, Rocket Boys, the story of his life as the son of a coal miner in Coalwood, West : Memoirs, historical fiction.

Torpedo Junction U-Boat War on America's East Coast. By Hickam, HomerUnited States Naval Inst. ISBN Paperback, pages, 4 maps, listing of all ships sunk off this coast. Descripton: A fairly well-written book about Operation Drumbeat and its aftermath.

One troubling thing is that after each report on U-boat sinking a ship. Buy Torpedo Junction by Robert J Casey online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $. Home Explore Taffy of Torpedo Junction - Journal Star Taffy of Torpedo Junction - Journal Star Published by Guset User,   Torpedo Junction is the best book about men at war on the high seas I've ever read.

And I'm a naval history buff! The author is the same Homer Hickam who wrote Rocket Boys and then the subject of the movie October Sky. How he came to write this book I have no idea but he did a great job!5/5(5).Torpedo Junction takes place on the seas of the East Coast of the US and the Gulf of Mexico during early WW2.

Torpedo Junction is a great action packed history of the German U Boats and their crews that attacked shipping during the early WW2 era.

The book /5(63).