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The Marianas Turkey Shoot, June 19-20, 1944: Carrier Battle in the Philippine Sea Barrett Tillman

The Marianas Turkey Shoot, June 19-20, 1944: Carrier Battle in the Philippine Sea

Barrett Tillman

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ISBN : 9781883809041
Hardcover
48 pages
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In June, 1944, American and Japanese carrier fleets made their way through the Philippine Sea, both hoping to take control of the vital Marianas Islands. When they met, they embarked upon a naval engagement that escalated into the most spectacularMoreIn June, 1944, American and Japanese carrier fleets made their way through the Philippine Sea, both hoping to take control of the vital Marianas Islands. When they met, they embarked upon a naval engagement that escalated into the most spectacular aircraft carrier battle in history. Here is the true account of the battle, told from both sides - by those who were there. Drawing upon numerous interviews as well as official sources, Clash of the Carriers is an unforgettable testimonial to the bravery of those who fought and those who died in a battle that will never be forgotten.