A year-by-year summary of naval activity from 1775 to the present covers a wide range of actions during both war and peacetime, chronicling the technological advances and compelling stories that make the U.S. Navy such a fascinating subject.During an air attack against the task force, the light cruiser Helena (CL 50) becomes the first ship to employ projectiles equipped with proximity fuses in combat, downing a Japanese dive- bomber. ... PT-112 is sunk and PT-43 is damaged.
|Author||:||M. Hill Goodspeed|
|Publisher||:||Hugh Lauter Levin Assc - 2003|