Red Scorpion

Red Scorpion

The War Patrols of the USS Rasher

eBook - 2002
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The USS Rasher was one of America's most successful Word War II submarines, and her wartime exploits earned her three Presidential Unit Citations. Accordingly, the Rasher sank eighteen enemy ships and destroyed 99,901 tons, which was the second highest tonnage of the war. The Rasher's fifth war patrol is the stuff of legends: during a single night surface attack on a Japanese convoy off the Philippines in August 1944, she sank the escort carrier Taiyo and three maru Japanese warships, and later during the same patrol sank another ship. Rich in detail and entertaining to read, the book covers all aspects of the Rasher's combat history in a way that both the general reader and veteran submariner will appreciate. The author's father served aboard the Rasher for all eight of her war patrols, and this lively chronicle of events draws from his letters and papers as well as those of other crew members.
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press : Bluejacket Books, [2002]
ISBN: 9781612512846
1612512844
9781557504043
1557504040
Characteristics: 1 online resource : maps

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