Kamikazes, Corsairs and Picket Ships

Kamikazes, Corsairs and Picket Ships

Okinawa 1945

eBook - 2008
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Publisher: Havertown, Pa. ; Newbury : Casemate, 2008.
ISBN: 9781935149910
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 435 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: The nature of radar picket duty
Tin cans and gunboats
The aerial combatants
The ordeal begins
"They came in droves"
"The dead were the luckiest of us all"
"A hearty well-done"
"For conspicuous gallantry"
The final view: "The loses seem quite reasonable"
Appendix 1 : Ships damaged or sunk on radar picket duty
Appendix 2 : Ships serving on radar picket duty at Okinawa
Appendix 3 : Japanese aircraft
Appendix 4 : Japanese air bases.


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