Now in paperback, revised and updated, the stirring and authoritative account of one of World War II's most highly decorated submarinesFind 'Em, Chase 'Em, Sink 'Em is the first book to recount the tragic and mysterious loss of the World War II submarine USS Gudgeon. In April 1944, the highly decorated submarine USS Gudgeon slipped beneath the waves in one of the most treacherous patrol areas in t...
Paperback: 560 pages
Publisher: Lyons press; Reprint edition (November 8, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.5 x 8.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 1153903
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I must confess I was suspicious of the idea of a non-submariner being able to write a history of a great WWII boat & crew, particularly one that was lost with all hands!I am a 24 year US Navy Submariner, having served on both Diesel Boats and SSN's. ...
gerous military service during World War II. Neither the Gudgeon nor the crew was ever seen again.Author Mike Ostlund's “Uncle Bill,” the operator of a farm implements business, was aboard that ship as a lieutenant junior grade. Through extensive research of patrol reports in U.S. and Japanese naval archives, interviews with veterans who had served aboard the Gudgeon before its final patrol, and the personal effects of the lost men's relatives, Ostlund has assembled the most accurate account yet of this remarkably successful submarine's exploits, of the men aboard from steward to captain, and of what we now know about her demise. Find 'Em, Chase 'Em, Sink 'Em details the memories and life lessons of the young men who went to sea aboard Gudgeon before its last patrol knowing hardly anything, and came home having seen too much.