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United States Naval History: A Bibliography

NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 1
NAVAL HISTORY BY PERIOD

World War II-Atlantic Theater


Abbazia, Patrick. Mr. Roosevelt's Navy: The Private War of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, 1939-1942. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1975. 520 pp.

Brown, Cassie. Standing Into Danger: A Dramatic Story of Shipwreck and Rescue. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1979. 391 pp.

Concerns the 1942 grounding and loss of USS Pollux and USS Truxtun in Newfoundland waters.

Campbell, Sir Ian, and Donald G. Macintyre. The Kola Run: A Record of Arctic Convoys, 1941-1945. London: Muller, 1958. 254 pp.

D'Este, Carlo. Bitter Victory: The Battle for Sicily, 1943. 1st American ed. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1988. 666 pp.

-----. Decision in Normandy. 1st ed. New York: Dutton, 1983. 555 pp.

-----. Fatal Decision: Anzio and the Battle for Rome. New York: Harper Collins, 1991. 566 pp.

Douglas, Lawrence H. "The Martinique Affair: The United States Navy and the French West Indies, 1940-1943." In New Interpretations in Naval History: Selected Papers From the Ninth Naval History Symposium, edited by William R. Roberts and Jack Sweetman, 124-139. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1991.

Elsey, George M. "Naval Aspects of Normandy in Retrospect." In D-Day: The Normandy Invasion in Retrospect, 170-197. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1971.

Gannon, Michael. Operation Drumbeat: The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II. New York: Harper & Row, 1990. 490 pp.

Gibson, Charles D. The Ordeal of Convoy NY 119: A Detailed Accounting of One of the Strangest World War II Convoys Ever to Cross the North Atlantic. New York: South Street Seaport Museum, 1973. 178 pp.

Kahn, David. Seizing the Enigma: The Race to Break the German U-Boat Codes, 1939-1943. Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. 336 pp.

Kemp, Peter. Decision at Sea: The Convoy Escorts. New York: Dutton, 1978. 184 pp.

Knowles, Kenneth A. "Ultra and the Battle of the Atlantic: The American View." In Changing Interpretations and New Sources in Naval History: Papers From the Third United States Naval Academy History Symposium, edited by Robert W. Love, Jr. and others, 444-449. New York: Garland Pub., 1980.

Kraus, Theresa L. "Joint Planning for Torch: The United States Navy." In New Interpretations in Naval History: Selected Papers From the Ninth Naval History Symposium, edited by William R. Roberts and Jack Sweetman, 259-270. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1991.

Rohwer, Jurgen. The Critical Convoy Battles of March 1943: The Battle for HX.229/SC122. English ed. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1977. 256 pp.

Schofield, Brian B. The Russian Convoys. Philadelphia: Dufour, 1964. 224 pp.

U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey. Summary Report (European War). Washington: GPO, 1945. 18 pp.

Van der Vat, Dan. The Atlantic Campaign: World War II's Great Struggle at Sea. New York: Harper & Row, 1988. 424 pp.

Waters, John M. Bloody Winter. Princeton, N.J.: Van Nostrand, 1967. 279 pp.

Account of the Battle of the Atlantic during the winter of 1942- 43.

Wilt, Alan F. The French Riviera Campaign of August 1944. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 1981. 208 pp.

Woodward, David. The Secret Raiders: The Story of the Operations of the German Armed Merchant Raiders in the Second World War. New York: Norton, 1955. 288 pp.