In the Course of Duty: The Heroic Mission of the USS Batfish

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In February 1945, the Japanese High Command sent four submarines on a secret recovery mission to the Philippines. An American submarine wolfpack was sent to intercept them. During the night, the submarine USS Batfish engaged the enemy. And in the ensuing skirmish, a fully armed torpedo lodged in a firing tube. With the enemy alerted to their presence, and their own torpedo threatening to destroy them, the crew of the Batfish entered into a 72-hour battle. In an astonishing display of skill, fortitude, and mariner's luck, ...

In the Course of Duty: The Heroic Mission of the USS Batfish 2005, New American Library, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780451216595

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