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Edwin Palmer Hoyt (1923–2005)

Autor/a de Japan's War: The Great Pacific Conflict

167 obres 3,164 Membres 41 Ressenyes 3 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Edwin P. Hoyt (1923-2005) was an independent historian who published nearly two hundred books, mostly in the area of military history, including The Last Kamikaze and Hirohito. After serving in World War II with the Office of War Information, he was a journalist for more than a decade before mostra'n més becoming a full-time writer. mostra'n menys


Obres de Edwin Palmer Hoyt

Battle Of Leyte Gulf (1972) 117 exemplars
Guadalcanal (1982) 88 exemplars
The U-Boat Wars (1984) 57 exemplars
The Glory of the Solomons (1983) 53 exemplars
McCampbell's Heroes (1621) 50 exemplars
The Bloody Road to Panmunjom (1985) 49 exemplars
The Pusan Perimeter (1777) 48 exemplars
Men of the Gambier Bay (1979) 46 exemplars
On to the Yalu (1984) 45 exemplars
The Kamikazes (1983) 41 exemplars
Macarthur's Navy (1989) 41 exemplars
Submarines at War (1983) 39 exemplars
The Death of the U-Boats (1987) 38 exemplars
Mutiny on the Globe (1975) 30 exemplars
Hitler's War (1988) 29 exemplars
Seals at War (1993) 29 exemplars
Raider 16 (1970) 28 exemplars
The Night Tokyo Burned (1987) 26 exemplars
U-Boats: A Pictorial History (1987) 25 exemplars
Warlord: Tojo Against the World (1991) 25 exemplars
The Army Without a Country (1967) 18 exemplars
The Germans Who Never Lost (1968) 18 exemplars
Jungles of New Guinea (1989) 15 exemplars
Nantucket: Life of (1978) 15 exemplars
The Destroyer Killer (1989) 15 exemplars
The Voyage of the Hunley (2002) 14 exemplars
Old Ironsides (1976) 13 exemplars
James A. Garfield (1964) 12 exemplars
The Marine Raiders (1989) 12 exemplars
The Goulds; a social history (1969) 12 exemplars
Teddy Roosevelt in Africa (1966) 11 exemplars
Mussolini's Empire (1994) 11 exemplars
James Monroe (1968) 11 exemplars
Pearl Harbor (1991) 10 exemplars
Martin Van Buren (1964) 10 exemplars
Kreuzerkrieg (1968) 9 exemplars
The Zeppelins, (1969) 9 exemplars
The Terrible Voyage (1976) 9 exemplars
The Nixons: an American family (1972) 8 exemplars
Andrew Johnson (1965) 8 exemplars
Merrill's Marauders (1980) 8 exemplars
Against Cold Steel (1974) 8 exemplars
Aleutians (1992) 7 exemplars
James Buchanan, (1966) 7 exemplars
Zachary Taylor (1966) 7 exemplars
James Knox Polk (1965) 7 exemplars
Decatur's Revenge (1975) 6 exemplars
Hellfire in Tripoli (1974) 6 exemplars
Grover Cleveland (1962) 6 exemplars
A gentleman of Broadway (1964) 6 exemplars
The fall of Tsingtao (1975) 6 exemplars
War in Europe: Blitzkrieg (1991) 6 exemplars
William McKinley (1969) 5 exemplars
Marilyn: The Tragic Venus (1965) 5 exemplars
Defeat at the Falklands (1981) 5 exemplars
The House of Morgan (1966) 5 exemplars
Commodore Vanderbilt (1962) 4 exemplars
That wonderful A & P! (1969) 4 exemplars
The Karlsruhe affair (1976) 4 exemplars
Leland Stanford 3 exemplars
The phantom raider (1969) 3 exemplars
Destroyers: Foxes of the Sea (1969) 3 exemplars
Asians in the West (1974) 3 exemplars
"Sea Eagle" (1972) 3 exemplars
A short history of science.... (1966) 2 exemplars
THE TEMPTING OF CONFUCIUS (1974) 2 exemplars
The supersalesmen 2 exemplars
The tempering years 2 exemplars
The Idea Men 1 exemplars
The Jewel Hunters 1 exemplars
The Voice of Allah 1 exemplars
Lost Statesmen 1 exemplars
Pusan Perimeter 1 exemplars
Boje v severní Africe (2003) 1 exemplars


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Well-written and engaging account of German submarine warfare during World War II.

I bought this book, and several others on the subject after seeing DAS BOOT many years ago. This book filled in many details about life aboard German submarines and their prey. 15 pages of illustrations accompany the text.

My interest was also personal because my father and father-in-law both served aboard Liberty Ships, a favorite target of German submarines because their slow speed. Their cargo of trains, tanks, munitions and other supplies. Fortunately, both father and father-in-law returned home safely. Neither man talked of his war experiences but we were able to obtain their personnel files from the National Archives. Both served with distinction and came home safely after surviving some close calls at sea and at dockside during V-2 attacks in Amsterdam.

Hoyt's book reminds us that we never should take freedom for granted. Those who served and those who continue to serve should be honored for their service.
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KevB1601 | Apr 21, 2023 |
Recounts the destruction of American shipping early in World War II when Nazi U-boats went against the East Coast, and tells how a defense that worked was assembled by 1943
MasseyLibrary | Jan 14, 2023 |
This is a detailed study of this crucial battle that was the first to be fought entirely by planes launched from aircraft carriers and thus changed the way sailors planned to fight sea battles of the future. While the Japanese won tactically since they sank more American ships than they lost and destroyed more US aircraft as well, the Americans won a strategic victory as the Japanese never again threaten Australia and started their long road back to Japan from where they had commenced their conquests in the 1930's.

Hoyt used almost exclusively primary sources from both the Japanese and American sides rather than other historical works for his research. His journalistic style makes this an easy read.
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MasseyLibrary | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Oct 8, 2022 |
laplantelibrary | Jul 9, 2022 |



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