By Barrett Tillman
In June, 1944, American and jap provider fleets made their manner towards each other within the Philippine Sea. Their universal aim: the strategically important Marianas Islands. During days of brutal wrestle, the yank and jap providers dueled, launching wave after wave of combatants and bombers opposed to each other. through day and evening, thousands of planes stuffed the skies. while it was once over, the boys of the yankee 5th Fleet had claimed greater than 400 aerial wrestle victories, and 3 jap providers lay at the backside of the Pacific Ocean.
here's the real account of these nice and bad days—by those that have been there, within the thick of the conflict of the Philippine Sea. Drawing upon quite a few interviews with American and jap veterans in addition to authentic resources, Clash of the Carriers is an unforgettable testimonial to the bravery of these who fought and people who died in a conflict that would by no means be forgotten.
“In his inimitable kind, naval aviation’s so much prolific historian comes via with a much-needed, accomplished documentary at the maximum plane service conflict of all time.”—Cdr. Alexander Vraciu, USN (Ret) battling Squadron sixteen, 1944
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Clash of The Carriers: The True Story of the Marianas Turkey Shoot of World War II by Barrett Tillman