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U.S. Coast Guard in World War II

Malcolm F. Willoughby

U.S. Coast Guard in World War II

by Malcolm F. Willoughby

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Naval Inst Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Second World War,
  • Emergency services,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Social history,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Naval operations, American,
  • Coast Guard,
  • Naval History - World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Naval operations,
  • USA,
  • United States.,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8333835M
    ISBN 100870217747
    ISBN 109780870217746

    Coast Guard Bulletin VIII, 2 (Aug ), pp. Russell, Richard. "A Mission of Higher Classification: In the waning months of World War II, U.S. Sailors and Coast Guardsmen trained Soviet naval personnel in the handling of vessels scheduled for transfer to the Soviet Pacific Ocean Fleet". The Coast Guard & The Women's Reserve in World War II. Washington: U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office, United States Congress. Senate. Issuance of Honorable Service Certificates for World War II Temporary Reservists of Coast Guard. S. Rp. , 87 th Cong., 2d sess, , Serial United States Coast Guard Temporary Reserve.

    The Coast Guards World War II Crucible Naval History. The U.S. Coast Guards War on Human Smuggling. USCGC Icarus (WPC) was a steel-hulled, diesel-powered Thetis-class patrol boat of the United States Coast Guard that patrolled the Eastern coast during World War , Icarus sank the German submarine U off the coast of North Carolina and took its survivors into custody as prisoners of war. U was the second World War II U-boat sunk by the United States in American waters, .

    The Greenland Patrol was a United States Coast Guard operation during World War patrol was formed to support the U.S. Army building aerodrome facilities in Greenland for ferrying aircraft to the British Isles, and to defend Greenland with special attention to preventing German operations in the northeast. Coast Guard cutters were assisted by aircraft and dog sled teams patrolling the. During World War II, the U.S. military lost s aircraft to enemy action, training incidents, typhoons, aircraft carrier deck mishaps, mechanical failures or just normal wear-and-tear where aircraft were scrapped and used for parts to keep others flying. Many just failed to return from their missions.


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