THE BUZZARD BRIGADE:
Torpedo Squadron Ten At War |
by Stephen L. Moore with William J. Shinneman and Robert Gruebel .
Publisher: Pictorial Histories Publishing, Inc.
Description: 3246pgs., 144 photos and maps...Torpedo Squadron Ten struck hard at the heart of the Japanese resistance in the Pacific Theater during WWII, attacking key enemy bases in the Marshalls, Truk Atoll, Palau, New Guinea, Saipan, Tinian, Guam and even Honshu and Kyushu on Japan’s mainland. Known as the “Buzzard Brigade,” VT-10 completed three successful combat cruises, operating from the aircraft carriers Enterprise CV-6 and Intrepid CV-11. Placed into commission in March 1942, the squadron saw combat in some of the fiercest battles of the war: Santa Cruz, Guadalcanal, Philippine Sea and Okinawa.
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Binding: Pictorial Hardcover
ID Number: 4429