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The US Navy in World War II (Elite) Paperback – Illustrated, 25 Jan 2002

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  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing (25 Jan. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1841763012
  • ISBN-13: 978-1841763019
  • Product Dimensions: 18.4 x 0.3 x 24.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,054,173 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Mark R. Henry is a lifelong student of military history and an experienced re-enactor of many periods. He served in the US Army as a signals officer 1981-90, in Germany, Texas and Korea. He holds a BA degree in History and is studying for his Master's; and currently works in the US Army museum system. His special interest lies in the United States armed forces of the 20th century. Ramiro Bujeiro, previously the illustrator of Osprey's Warrior 23: US Marine in Vietnam, Elite 68: The Military Sniper since 1914, and MAA 357: World War II Allied Women's Services, is an experienced commercial artist who lives and works in his native city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. His professional background includes many commissions as a figure illustrator and strip cartoonist for clients all over Europe and the Americas, including many years' work for IPC magazines in Great Britain. His main interests are the political and military history of Europe in the first half of the 20th century.

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HASH(0x891e4738) out of 5 stars More Good Work from Mark Henry 31 Jan. 2006
By El Cutachero - Published on Amazon.com
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The suthor has recently come to the table of Osprey's most prolific authors. As a professional historian he knows how to find the more obscure official reports and studies, and has the ability to understand them and the skill to present the information in a clear manner.

The subject here is one of vast proportions and a work of this size cannot be complete in all detail. It is nonetheless useful to the general public and as a summary to be used by the enthusiast and professional alike for quick reference.

As with the author's other works, it is both succint and comprehensive (with a broad brush) as well.
HASH(0x891e4798) out of 5 stars Another good read, typical of Osprey's concise format 20 Mar. 2014
By phoebus athanassiou - Published on Amazon.com
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This publication does justice to OSPREY'S Elite format. Within the space of a few pages only, the author has packed a good deal of highly readable information of the US Navy in WWII, backed by first class illustrations that bring the book to life and will no doubt provide a first class source of reference for the military history enthusiast and the military modeller. Overall highly recommended (also in conjunction with OSPREY's title on the US Coastguard during the same period).
HASH(0x9417900c) out of 5 stars Color panels exceptional 3 Sept. 2014
By Richard C. Vaughan - Published on Amazon.com
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Outstanding color panels and good color quality. I cannot say that about other selections from this publisher...notably the US Marine and US Army colors which are very inaccurate.
HASH(0x897ad7d4) out of 5 stars Pretty good reference book 9 Sept. 2013
By J Hox - Published on Amazon.com
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This book answered some questions about uniforms and shipboard life I had. Cleared up questions about wearing uniforms in the WW2 movies.
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