The Silent Service Author:William Chambliss Against all odds they took their boats under the seas in a desperate attempt to stem the Japanese advance. Their orders were: sink the enemy's fighting ships... wipe out their commercial routes...locate and plot their mine fields. It was the most perilous job of the war. One by one their torpedos were to break the military strength of an over... more »whelmingly powerful enemy and prepare the way for American victory.
Written by a U.S. naval aviator who served in the Pacific Theater and was aboard the aircraft carrier Wasp when it was sunk by the Japanese, The Silent Service is an on-the-spot, true story of the heroic men who turned the tide of war in the Pacific - the U.S. Submarine Force.« less