History of United States Naval Operations in World War II : Victory in the Pacific, 1945 〈014〉 (Reprint)

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History of United States Naval Operations in World War II : Victory in the Pacific, 1945 〈014〉 (Reprint)

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Table of Contents

Preface                                            vii
Abbreviations xxi
PART I IWO JIMA
Decisions, Plans and Preparations, October 3 (17)
1944--February 1945
The Bonins and Ryukyus in Pacific Strategy 3 (2)
Planning for Iwo Jima 5 (4)
Air Bombing and Naval Bombardment 9 (4)
Japanese Preparations 13 (7)
Preliminary Poundings, 10--18 February 1945 20 (13)
Carrier Wings Over Japan 20 (5)
Two Days' Pounding, 16--17 February 25 (5)
D-day minus 1, 18 February 30 (3)
D-day at Iwo Jima, 19 February 1945 33 (14)
Pre-landing Bombardment 33 (2)
H-hour, 0900 35 (5)
Build-up and Support 40 (4)
Air Operations 44 (3)
The Conquest of Iwo Jima, 19 February--16 47 (20)
March 1945
The Struggle Ashore, 20--21 February 47 (5)
Carrier Strikes and Air Support, 21 52 (7)
February--1 March
The Land Battle, 22 February--16 March 59 (8)
Securing the Island, 17 March--1 June 1945 67 (12)
The Mopping-up Process 67 (3)
Air Base and Conclusion 70 (9)
PART II OKINAWA
Preparing for the Ryukyus, October 79 (29)
1944--March 1945
Okinawa and the Okinawans 79 (7)
Planning Operation ICEBERG 86 (6)
Japanese Preparations 92 (2)
The Fast Carriers' Contribution, 18--31 94 (8)
March
The Royal Navy's Participation 102(6)
Moving In on the Ryukyus, 18 March--1 April 108(22)
Sorties from Ulithi and Carrier Support 108(5)
The Minesweepers 113(4)
Kerama Retto Occupied 117(13)
More Preliminaries, 25--31 March 130(10)
The Fire Support Group 130(2)
Air Support, Naval Bombardment and UDTs 132(6)
L-day minus One, 31 March 138(2)
The Landings, 1 April 1945 140(16)
Organization of One Attack Group 140(6)
A Landing on the Southern Beaches 146(10)
ICEBERG Logistics, March--June 1945 156(14)
The Logistic Support Group 156(7)
The Provisions Problem 163(2)
Ammunition--and Conclusion 165(5)
Feeling Each Other Out, 2--5 April 1945 170(11)
Where Is the Enemy? 170(2)
Unloading 172(3)
Retirement and Retaliation 175(6)
TEN-GO Gets Going, 6--8 April 181(18)
The Gallant Fight of Newcomb and Leutze 181(5)
Radar Pickets Blooded 186(5)
Attacks on Antisubmarine Screen and 191(4)
Minecraft
Raid on Kerama 195(4)
Fast Carrier Support, 1--12 April 1945 199(16)
The End of Yamato, 7 April 199(10)
Task Force 58 Operations, 11 April 209(2)
Royal Navy off Sakishima Gunto, 1--12 April 211(4)
The Second Week at Okinawa, 7--13 April 1945 215(18)
The Situation Ashore, 8--11 April 215(3)
East Side 218(3)
Air Battles of 9 and 12 April 221(9)
The Death of President Roosevelt 230(3)
The Crucial Fortnight, 14--30 April 233(18)
The Radar Pickets' Ordeal 233(6)
Progress Ashore; Ie Shima; Naval Gunfire 239(8)
Support
Fast Carriers of the United States Navy and 247(4)
Royal Navy
May Days at Okinawa 251(22)
The Radar Picket Line 251(11)
The Fast Carrier Force 262(4)
Operations on and near Okinawa 266(7)
Okinawa Secured, June--September 1945 273(12)
The Last Month of Battle, 3 June--2 July 273(3)
The Air and Naval Base 276(9)
PART III MISCELLANEOUS OPERATIONS
Pacific Fleet Submarines, December 285(13)
1944--August 1945
Offensive Operations 285(9)
Lifeguard Service 294(4)
Third Fleet in Japanese Waters, June--July 298(19)
1945
June Typhoon 298(11)
Honshu and Hokkaido Bombed and Bombarded 309(8)
Parthian Shots and Final Passes, 24 July--15 317(19)
August 1945
The Kaitens Score 317(2)
The Loss of Indianapolis 319(11)
Last Swipes at Japan 330(6)
Victory and Peace 336(35)
The Approach to Peace, January--August 1945 336(17)
Allied Plans for the Occupation 353(5)
Japan Surrenders, 15 August--2 September 358(13)
Appendix I Task Organization for the Capture of 371(18)
Okinawa
Appendix II United States Ships Sunk or Badly 389(4)
Damaged by Enemy Action in the Iwo Jima and
Okinawa Operations
Index 393