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Torpedo Junction U Boat War Off Americas East Coast 1942 Bluejacket Books by Homer Hickam - 5 Star Book Review

Torpedo Junction U Boat War Off Americas East Coast 1942 Bluejacket Books by Homer Hickam - 5 Star Book Review

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Torpedo Junction: U-Boat War Off Americas East Coast, 1942 (Bluejacket Books) by Homer Hickam

I Was There...Homer Did Us Justise.

SLAUGHTER AT SEA--JUST MILES FROM U.S. SOIL!

In 1942 German U-boats turned the shipping lanes off Cape Hatteras into a sea of death. Cruising up and down the U.S. eastern seaboard, they sank 259 ships, littering the waters with cargo and bodies. As ast onished civilians witnessed explosions from American beaches, fighting men dubbed the area Torpedo Junction. And while the U.S. Navy failed to react, a handful of Coast Guard sailors scrambled to the front lines. Outgunned and out-maneuvered, they heroically battled the deadliest fleet of submarines ever launched. Never was Germany closer to winning the war.

S. Homer Hickam chronicles a little-known saga of courage. I recommended it to anyone interested in history.5 Star Customer Reviews and Lowest Price! . Torpedo Junction is a very educational and interesting book about German submarines destroying numerous ships and their cargos and many deaths. It is historically accurate and enlightening. WWII and what happened on the East Coast of the U. For More 5 Star Customer Reviews and Lowest Price: Torpedo Junction: U-Boat War Off Americas East Coast. Once you start this book. From nerve-racking sea duels to the dramatic ordeals of sailors and victims on both sides of the battle. Hickam dramatically captures a war we had to win--because this one hit terrifyingly close to home.In a moving ship-by-ship account of terror and rescue at sea.. it is difficult to put down. particularly from New Jersey to North Carolina. ingenuity. 1942 (Bluejacket Books) by Homer Hickam . and triumph in the early years of World War II.

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