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Sweet Pea at war

a history of U.S.S. Portland (CA-33)

by William Thomas Generous

  • 359 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Portland (Cruiser),
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-278) and index.

      StatementWilliam Thomas Generous Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD774.P63 G45 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 290 p. :
      Number of Pages290
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3674391M
      ISBN 100813122864
      LC Control Number2003008807

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Sweet Pea at War describes in harrowing detail how Portland and her sisters protected the precious carriers and held the line against overwhelming Japanese naval strength. Portland was instrumental in the dramatic American victories at the Battle of the Coral Sea, the Battle of Midway, and the naval battle of Guadalcanal—conflicts that historians regard as turning points in the Pacific Brand: University Press of Kentucky.

Based on extensive research in official documents and interviews with members of the ship's crew, Sweet Pea at War recounts from launching to scrapping the history of USS Portland, demonstrating.

Few ships in American history have had as illustrious a history as the heavy cruiser USS Portland (CA), affectionately known by her crew as 'Sweet Pea.' With the destructionof most of the U.S.

battleship fleet at Pearl Harbor, cruisers such as Sweet Pea carried the biggest guns the Navy possessed for nearly a year after the start of World.

Sweet Pea at War describes in harrowing detail how Portland and her sisters protected the precious carriers and held the line against overwhelming Japanese naval strength.

Portland was instrumental in the dramatic American victories at the Battle of the Coral Sea, the Battle of Midway, and the naval battle of Guadalcanal--conflicts that historians regard as turning points in the Pacific : William Thomas Generous. Sweet Pea at War describes in harrowing detail how Portland and her sisters protected the precious carriers and held the line against overwhelming Japanese naval strength.

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Portland was instrumental in the dramatic American victories at the Battle of the Coral Sea, the Battle of Midway, and the naval battle of Guadalcanal--conflicts that historians regard as turning points in the Pacific : The University Press of Kentucky.

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Sweet Pea missed the raid at Pearl Harbor but little else in the rest of the war, as this history will show. Officers and sailors who were on the ship for the duration ended up with sixteen battle stars and about a.

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