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Osprey: Battleships: USN vs IJN
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Posted: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:10 AM UTC


USN Battleship vs IJN Battleship The Pacific 1942–44 compares and contrasts the battleships of Japan and America in WW2. Published by Osprey Publishing, it focuses on two battleship duels.


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Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 09:52 PM UTC
Written descriptions of the fighting men, equipment, and battles can be engaging and informative... but that rendering of the South Dakota in flames off Guadalcanal is terrifying!
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Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:19 PM UTC
LOL just play World of Warships. you can figure out the who would win every day
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Posted: Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 09:40 PM UTC
Purchased on Amazon!
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Posted: Monday, February 26, 2018 - 09:09 PM UTC
Got it yesterday when I got home from work!! Looks great and can't wait to read it!
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Posted: Saturday, March 03, 2018 - 12:14 AM UTC
Thanks Guys!

Charlie, let me know if you think it is as good as I do?
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Posted: Saturday, March 03, 2018 - 12:19 AM UTC

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Written descriptions of the fighting men, equipment, and battles can be engaging and informative... but that rendering of the South Dakota in flames off Guadalcanal is terrifying!



Hi Tim,

Terrifying indeed! In Osprey's book US ''Treaty'' Heavy Cruisers they show USS Houston in flames at Sunda Strait. My dad and one of his two friends he joined the navy with was there! Dad made it to Australia, his friend Dave became a POW. Dad really never talked about it but a couple of years ago, Dave told me about climbing out of the bowls of the ship in one of the tripod masts and stumbling over corpses as Houston was sinking.

Terrifying.
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Posted: Monday, March 05, 2018 - 01:32 AM UTC

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Thanks Guys!

Charlie, let me know if you think it is as good as I do?



I should be able to get some reading done this week!! I'll let you know! It looks amazing so far!
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Posted: Wednesday, March 07, 2018 - 08:58 PM UTC

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Thanks Guys!

Charlie, let me know if you think it is as good as I do?



It was great!! Short read, finished it in one night but super informative and covered everything! I highly recommend it!