Andrew Jackson Higgins and the Boats That Won World War II

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Andrew Jackson Higgins and the Boats That Won World War II, by Jerry E. Strahan, is the first biography of perhaps the most forgotten hero of the Allied victory. It was Higgins who designed the LCVP (landing craft vehicle, personnel) that played such a vital role in the invasion of Normandy, the landings in Guadalcanal, North Africa, and Leyte, and thousands of amphibious assaults throughout the Pacific. It was also Higgins who, after twenty years of failure by the U.S. Navy's Bureau of Ships, designed and constructed an ...

Andrew Jackson Higgins and the Boats That Won World War II 1998, Lsu Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807123393

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Andrew Jackson Higgins and the Boats That Won World War II 1994, Louisiana State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780807119037

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