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Attack Transport: The U.S.S. Zeilin in World War ll - An Oral History Robert E. Witter

Attack Transport: The U.S.S. Zeilin in World War ll - An Oral History

Robert E. Witter

Published March 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780741406149
Paperback
292 pages
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 About the Book 

This is the story of the attack transport U.S.S. Zeilin, as told by those who served aboard her during World War II. Within these pages a crewman tells how it felt to have a Japanese bomb drop straight toward him while stored below the sailors feet were tons of explosives and fuel. Another relates how he helplessly watched a kamikaze bear down on his gun position while prohibited from returning fire. Most importantly, officers and crewmen recount the Zeilins role in the invasions of Guadalcanal, the Aleutians, Tarawa, Kwajalein, Hollandia, Guam, Luzon and Iwo Jima -- and what really happened.