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Wake of the Wahoo
The Heroic Story of America’s Most Daring WWII Submarine, USS Wahoo
by Forest J. Sterling, Charles A. Lockwood
- ISBN: 9780966323528 (0966323521)
- Author: Forest J. Sterling, Charles A. Lockwood
- Publisher: R.A. Cline Publishing
- Genres: history, war, biography
- Language: english
- Format: paperback, 221 pages
- Release date: January 1, 1999
About The Book
From Pearl Harbor to her last and fatal voyage, the heroic story of America’s most daring World War II submarine, as told by the only surviving member of her crew Forest J. Sterling. USS Wahoo (SS-238) was the most successful American submarine in the World War II Pacific Fleet. She was the first to penetrate an enemy harbor and sink a Japanese ship. And was the first to wipe-out an entire convoy single-handedly. In her 11 short months of life, Wahoo managed an incredible 21 kills, totaling over 60,000 tons of ships. Then, just 45 minutes before leaving Midway (island) for what would be her last and fatal patrol, Yeoman Forest Sterling was suddenly transferred to other duty. The result is this book; Wake of the Wahoo, Sterling’s fantastic yet completely authentic account of a remarkable crew, captain and the ship they lived and died for. Wahoo’s captain the aggressive and brave Lieutenant Commander Dudley ‘Mush’ Morton was the pride of the submarine fleet. He would earn the Navy Cross at the helm of Wahoo. The sub’s executive officer the daring Lieutenant Richard H. ‘Dick’ O’Kane. O’Kane would later receive the Medal of Honor in command of the submarine USS Tang (SS-306. Forest Sterling tells the story as no one else could Wake of the Wahoo is a true account of American submarine warfare from a man who lived it … and live to tell about it.
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